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!
Emilie Griottes created these wonderfully colorful, and tasty looking, Pantone tarts for French Culinary Magazine Fricote. She created these beautiful color swatches by placing berries, carrots, lemons, candy other foods on a tart base. The bottom is lined with icing and marked with a Pantone color. I love the look and feel of this project!
If you liked Queen Elizabeth II of England's awesome rainbow color chart by Vogue, you'll definitely enjoy this collaboration by Pantone and Leo Burnett London. The two collaborated on this fantastic limited edition Pantone book of the Queen's outfits in celebration of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, which honors 60 years since her cornation. The guide is numbered with PANTONE colors and has a reference to the date and location of each outfit.
Franco Clun is the incredibly talented artist behind these photorealistic celebrity portraits. As hard it is to believe, Franco did not study art, everything he learned was from experience and reading books!
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.
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.
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.