One of the most unique and common forms of art on the Internet these days is called concept art.
Concept art is a form of illustration where the main goal is to convey a visual representation of a design, idea, and/or mood for use in movies, video games, animation, or comic books before it is put into the final product.
The concept artist generates a visual design for something that doesn’t yet exist.
Most of these pieces are created with Photoshop as well as using more traditional means such as oil paints, pencils and others. The two most common themes are science fiction and fantasy.
In this post, we take a look at 50 great examples of concept art that are sure to inspire you and let your imagination run wild.
One of our very favorite artists opens a new show in his home town today. Banksy has set up more than 100 pieces inside the City Museum and Art Gallery in Bristol, in southwestern England. With around 70 pieces that are new, this show is sure to bring people from all over the world to Bristol. In fact, city councilor Simon Cook said Friday the exhibition is expected to attract at least 100,000 visitors. It opens Saturday and runs until the end of August.
Banksy says the latest exhibition is a “salute” to a city that supported his early career and put up with “a lot of mistakes that were made in public”.
The coolest part? In preparing for the super secret show, Banky actually came to the museum to oversee its installation, but staff were unaware who he was among the crew setting up. How awesome. Continue reading