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Rob McClurkan Illustrates for “Dive In!”

Rob McClurkan teamed up with the acclaimed family band, Recess Monkey to create illustrations for a new children’s book, Dive In!

The book features a hilarious interactive adventure that takes its readers into the deep blue sea!

See more of Rob’s work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at seerobdraw.com.

©Rob McClurkan

©Rob McClurkan

©Rob McClurkan

©Rob McClurkan

Brian Allen for Van’s General Store

Van’s General Store in NYC hired Brian Allen to create an illustration of a crazy tattooed shark riding a bike through a city.

The design was used for a set of jackets as promotional gifts for employees and was packaged with symbols that represent different aspects of all the employee’s personalities.

See more of his work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at flylanddesigns.com.

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

©Brian Allen

 

Gary Hanna- “What’s So Special About…”

Gary Hanna created illustrations for a series of children’s books that were released earlier this year.

The artwork was created for 4 books in a series titled What’s So Special About…, by Nicky Dee and renowned UK paleontologist, Dean R. Lomax. The books attempt to explain dinosaurs to children in a fun yet scientifically correct way and contains up-to-date paleontological studies.

Check out more of Gary’s work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at hannastudios.com.

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©Gary Hanna

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©Gary Hanna

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©Gary Hanna

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©Gary Hanna

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©Gary Hanna

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©Gary Hanna

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©Gary Hanna

 

The Age of CGI

Featured image: ©Gary Hanna

Nowadays, it can be difficult to differentiate what’s real and what’s fake in the world of digital art. With the rise of technological advancement, the use of computer-generated imagery increase more and more people turn towards CGI for a more accurate representation of reality.

Here are some photorealistic CGI renderings from 6 of our artists.

PlayIllustration.com showcases professional artists & design firms with experience in the CGI industry. Find the right artists for your next project by using our easy and convenient Specialty Search.

 

Paul Morton for Forrest Pruzan

Paul Morton was commissioned by Forrest Pruzan to create artwork for a science-based boxed game spin-off of Dory, the main character in Disney’s Finding Dory.

Check out more work from Paul through his Play! Illustration portfolio and his website, hotfroggraphics.com.

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

©Paul Morton

 

Joe Palmisano: Johnny Jupiter

This is an illustration by Joe Palmisano for a new franchise in the works called Johnny Jupiter.

The illustration will be used for a Playstation 4 and Xbox One game that is presently being  worked on and will be featured as the box cover art and also for a comic that will be packaged with the game.

Check out more of his work through his Play! Illustration portfolio and at joepalmisano.com.