It's been a while since I posted a something geeky. Here's a wonderful set of digital art portraits from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to make up for it. Dave Rapoza brought these characters to life using intricate textures and a superb attention to detail. He also has some portraits from Heman and Thundercats, so check out his portfolio!
There is one thing all great presidents have in common: being a badass. Jason Heuser (SharpWriter on Deviant Art) perfectly portrays this concept in his awesome presidential portraits. This series has everything from fighting robots, zombies, and gorillas to riding a grizzly bear to victory. Make sure to check out his other paintings on Deviant Art, he some truly great work.
This is a hilarious image explaining how to make your mediocre photo into one people will like. I've seen plenty enough examples of this to know it is true. If you are a Tumblr or image sharing site user, you've seen this a million times.
Rola Chang (aka Jungshan) is an office clerk by day and freelance illustrator by night. She uses a mixture of ink and digital drawing tools to create dynamic works that are full of energy and life. Her work draws a lot of inspiration from Asian culture and calligraphy paintings.
Deviant Art user LadyAdler combined her obsessions of Alphonse Mucha, 50's style pin ups and Disney princesses to create this beautiful set of Art Nouveau illustrations. I love the flourishes and background elements in her work. They add a lot of depth and meaning to each piece.
If you like these, don't forget to check out the rest of her portfolio. It is chock full of more great stuff including original works.
Ise Ananphada is an illustrator from from Bangkok, Thailand. She is known for her beautiful drawings of feminine figures and use of delicate pastel colors. Each illustration feels like there is a wonderful story waiting to unfold.
Hipster Branding is the brain child of Dave Spengeler. He took some of the most iconic logos in the world and re-branded them using a hipster's mentality. Read Fast Company's article for some of Dave's thoughts behind the logos.
JOOheng Tan was hired to build three amazing sand sculptures for an OMO washing detergent ad campaign. The three 18-ton sand sculptures were used as backdrops encouraging kids to get dirty.