December 14, 2007
Friday Illustrations: Japanese cuteness, Grand Theft Auto, and more
- Illustrator Justin Gerard offers what looks like a nice set of Photoshop tools. Here you can see him putting them into action.
- Michal Tatarkiewicz creates cool life-sized subway drawings. [Via]
- Rockstar Games commissioned four mural artists to create a large version of the new Grand Theft Auto box art, hosted in a Brooklyn warehouse. Here’s a timelapse video of the 31-hour creation process. [Via]
- PingMag surveys cute Japanese logos for transportation companies.
- On CreativePro, Malcolm Grear reveals how to create memorable logos (featuring some cool examples).
- The Comcast logotype has undergone some rework. Blink and you’ll miss the changes, but what do you want to bet they paid a million bucks for the privilege?
- Historic bits:
- The Getty features a long, folding photomontage from master El Lissitzky. [Via]
- Cornell is hosting a gallery of some crazy historic illustrations. [Via]
- Somewhat similarly, the Trade Card Place features galleries of Victorian trade cards. [Via]
- Word to the wise: Don’t send your kids onto railroad tracks. Limb-shedding badness will ensue. [Via]
- Here’s a nice collection of Roman funerary portrait art. [Via]