Artist Mauro Balcazar draws inspiration for his mixed-media work from his favorite movies and TV shows—with a focus on expressive, colorful portraits of scifi and fantasy characters who’ve become pop-culture icons.
Torn between the dark side and the light, Kylo Ren in Star Wars: The Force Awakens was surely one of the more emotionally conflicted movie characters in 2015. But how to visualize that? Enter the characters of Pixar’s Inside Out.
Daredevil has been a huge success in terms of bringing the Devil of Hell’s Kitchen to life—but if there’s one sore point for a lot of fans, it’s the final costume, built up to over the course of the first season. But as Josh Nizzi’s fantastic concept art shows, the final suit could’ve been a lot closer to Daredevil’s…
In 1973, the National Football League commissioned Jack Kirby to imagine the future of football for Pro! Magazine. Adam Rowe, writing for the Barnes and Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog takes a closer look.
Recently, we pointed to the debut Journal of Science Fiction’s first issue, and we were struck in particular by Mike Winkelmann’s artwork featured on the front cover.
Augmented reality artist Marty Cooper is back with his always fun Aug(de)mented Reality series that splices imaginative little drawings of cute monsters into real life. They’re always so clever and up to no good, popping out of places you’d least expect them to and doing things with so much pizazz that you’d wish they…
In celebration of the return of The X-Files, the iam8bit gallery in Los Angeles is teaming up with Poster Posse to present an entirely Mulder, Scully, and friends-themed art show. And the art? Is great.
Artist Bernie Mitchell creates these art sculpture masterpieces from drywall and the results are really wonderful. You can watch him use different tools in order to shape out landscape images and animals and finger objects to bring out the detail. It’s always fun seeing art get made in the most inventive of ways.
A couple of years ago, we were blown away by Steve Gildea’s work titled Planetary Suite: a sliver of each planet forming a single, wonderful image. There was one problem though: he didn’t know what Pluto looked like. Now, we do.
Giant mechanical men lumber through a winter forest while War machines watch over farmland. Jakub Rozalski’s artwork is a study in contrasts: the past blended with the future. His images of an alternative, steampunk Europe are amazing works of art.
We’re not exactly sure why they’re doing it yet, but a self-described ‘Web standards fanatic’ named Mathias Bynens has discovered that Facebook and Instagram are automatically making ASCII art versions of every photo you upload. And accessing the lo-fi versions of your images is super easy.
Popeye is a character that has been interpreted in almost every possible way. The most popular though, is the lovable, animated version and that goofy, fun tone comes across in this brand new poster by artist Tom Whalen.
From the first moment we saw him, BB-8 rolled into our hearts like no droid ever has. His hilarious, crucial role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens worked to only deepen that love. Now, artist Alex Griendling is using that all against us.
These are the work of Jesse Bray, whose portraits of famous pop culture characters have just enough geometry to them to be interesting but aren’t completely abstracted.
We never see it, but you have to think there’s propaganda art in the world of Star Wars. Be it the Rebellion, Empire, First Order or Resistance, it’s a simple, striking way to get your message across the galaxy. And if it is, artist Mike Kungl would be their go to guy.
Sure, the Millennium Falcon and X-Wing get most of the headlines, but the AT-AT is right up there in terms of truly iconic Star Wars vehicles. Few will ever forget the first time the imposing walkers graced the screen in The Empire Strikes Back and now, with this new poster, you’ll never have to.
Some days, man, the life of two hard-boiled private eyes—one of whom happens to be a robot—requires a drive out into the desert to rest.
All we’re saying is that this looks like a bad situation to walk into. Even if you do need the college credit.
For her fall thesis at MICU, Molly Stanard brought us Tri Phi, a “sorority for collegiate monster girls.” Everything in her series is happening at the same time on a single Friday, confirming that Phi Phi Phi is the best sorority around.
Fantastic Four was a huge mess in every way. Even its marketing wasn’t exactly dynamic and exciting, its posters full of a sullen Fantastic Four glaring out at you. But oh, what might have been, if we take a look at the art of Dave Rapoza, who helped plan Fox’s original ideas for the film’s posters.