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Illustrations by Baran Sarigul

Illustrations by Baran Sarigul

October 24th, 2014

The whimsical illustrations by Bournemouth, UK based illustrator Baran Sarigul. More illustrations

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GIF loops by James Curran

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October 24th, 2014

Awesome work by illustrator James Curran from London. The creative makes inspiring GIF loops, that are dynamic and entertaining. [more creative GIF animations by James Curran]

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Laura Biagiotti by Mimmo di Maggio

Laura Biagiotti by Mimmo di Maggio

October 24th, 2014

Hot fashion photography for Laura Biagiotti by Mimmo di Maggio. Visit Mimmo di Maggio

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HBO’s Leftovers Title Sequence by Jon Foster

HBO’s Leftovers Title Sequence by Jon Foster

October 24th, 2014

Set of awesome digital illustrations by HBO by Jon Foster. Visit Jon Foster

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When Marnie was there by Lisk Feng

When Marnie was there by Lisk Feng

October 24th, 2014

Creative book illustrations by New York – based Lisk Feng. Visit Lisk Feng

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Caricatures by Ed van der Linden

I am a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and photographer in the Netherlands. I mainly work in advertising. I also do event caricatures for weddings, anniversaries, gifts and private commissions . Most of my work is digitally drawn, but if there is time i like to draw traditionally in graphite pencil, pastel and charcoal or paint in oil or watercolor.

For a caricature i try to get my hands on as much pictures of the subject as i can. In the case of a celebrity that isn’t a problem of course, but with private commissions or caricatures of co-workers’ anniversaries it’s often hard to get decent reference. I then study the subject and try to find the features that are most ‘off-standard’ and exaggerate those features. The challenge is to determine what to exaggerate and what feature is to be left alone. You can’t exaggerate every feature because the chance of loosing likeness is very likely. I then set up a few lines as a reference for placement of the eyes, nose, mouth and face shape. I don’t sketch very detailed because i found that i change a lot while ‘painting’, (that is the big advantage of drawing digitally) so a detailed sketch is a waste of time. Then i go on ‘painting’ the entire face until a stage is reached where i think it’s finished. If there is time i let it rest for a while (preferably a couple of days) and check if any improvement can be made.

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