Strange fantasy character design

Podcast Character Designs

Strange fantasy character design

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Client:

Zach Gaudette

Description:

I was hired to design this quirky series of characters based on a fantasy podcast for their marketing materials.

The podcast is a sort of sci-fi fantasy teleplay based around these alien characters.  The client wanted me to create these characters in a humorous, detailed style.

Strange fantasy character design

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Strange fantasy character design

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Check out more of my Mascot designs here.

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Inking a fun Sour Diesel parody for a marijuana-themed t-shirt brand.#art #illustration #tshirt #weed #sourdiesel #sourpatch #marijuana #freelance #FlylandDesigns

Inking a fun Sour Diesel parody for a marijuana-themed t-shirt brand.#art #illustration #tshirt #weed #sourdiesel #sourpatch #marijuana #freelance #FlylandDesigns Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Inking a fun Sour Diesel parody for a marijuana-themed t-shirt brand.#art #illustration #tshirt #weed #sourdiesel #sourpatch #marijuana #freelance #FlylandDesigns

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Oh man, Kubo is the best, most original movie I've seen in a long time. Go take your kid to see it NOW. If you don't have a kid, you can take one of mine. Just no candy and soda please.#kubo

Oh man, Kubo is the best, most original movie I've seen in a long time. Go take your kid to see it NOW. If you don't have a kid, you can take one of mine. Just no candy and soda please.#kubo Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Oh man, Kubo is the best, most original  movie I've seen in a long time.  Go take your kid to see it NOW. If you don't have a kid, you can take one of mine. Just no candy and soda please.#kubo

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And finally, the Boss all colored and ready to be packaged. There were four characters total in the series, but these two were my favorite.#art #illustration #vaping #ejuice #ink #pentel #freelance #FlylandDesigns

And finally, the Boss all colored and ready to be packaged. There were four characters total in the series, but these two were my favorite.#art #illustration #vaping #ejuice #ink #pentel #freelance #FlylandDesigns Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
And finally, the Boss all colored and ready to be packaged.  There were four characters total in the series, but these two were my favorite.#art #illustration #vaping #ejuice #ink #pentel #freelance #FlylandDesigns

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Here's a really fun series of shady characters I created for a few e-juice vaping labels that I wanted to share. Here's the Boss.#art #illustration #vaping #ejuice #ink #pentel #freelance #FlylandDesigns

Here's a really fun series of shady characters I created for a few e-juice vaping labels that I wanted to share. Here's the Boss.#art #illustration #vaping #ejuice #ink #pentel #freelance #FlylandDesigns Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Here's a really fun series of shady characters I created for a few e-juice vaping labels that I wanted to share.  Here's the Boss.#art #illustration #vaping #ejuice #ink #pentel #freelance #FlylandDesigns

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Some of my artwork is available on gear for your dormhttps://www.rageon.com/a/users/TheArtofBrianAllen#skulls #apparel #apartment #dorm

Some of my artwork is available on gear for your dormhttps://www.rageon.com/a/users/TheArtofBrianAllen#skulls #apparel #apartment #dorm Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Some of my artwork is available on gear for your dormhttps://www.rageon.com/a/users/TheArtofBrianAllen#skulls #apparel #apartment #dorm

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Thanks for all the positive comments about my Rick and Morty design. The shirt will be printed as one of three official Rick and Morty shirts soon. As part of the prize pack, I get a sweet comic signed by the creators of the show, which I'm pretty psyched about. Thanks to all who have ordered prints as well!

Thanks for all the positive comments about my Rick and Morty design. The shirt will be printed as one of three official Rick and Morty shirts soon. As part of the prize pack, I get a sweet comic signed by the creators of the show, which I'm pretty psyched about. Thanks to all who have ordered prints as well! Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Thanks for all the positive comments about my Rick and Morty design.  The shirt will be printed as one of three official Rick and Morty shirts soon.  As part of the prize pack, I get a sweet comic signed by the creators of the show, which I'm pretty psyched about.  Thanks to all who have ordered prints as well!

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This is a personal piece I did for myself recently of a biker skeleton riding through flames on a motorcycle.  Pretty cutting edge stuff, I know!  I experimented with some new techniques here that I’m happy with – combining a bit of digital painting with comic book lineart.  I’m hoping to license this artwork for other uses, and print it on some apparel.Pick it up here:https://www.rageon.com/products/skeleton-rider#skeletonrider #skull #biker #art #illustration #tshirt #freelance #FlylandDesigns

This is a personal piece I did for myself recently of a biker skeleton riding through flames on a motorcycle.  Pretty cutting edge stuff, I know!  I experimented with some new techniques here that I’m happy with – combining a bit of digital painting with comic book lineart.  I’m hoping to license this artwork for other uses, and print it on some apparel.Pick it up here:https://www.rageon.com/products/skeleton-rider#skeletonrider #skull #biker #art #illustration #tshirt #freelance #FlylandDesigns Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
This is a personal piece I did for myself recently of a biker skeleton riding through flames on a motorcycle.  Pretty cutting edge stuff, I know!  I experimented with some new techniques here that I’m happy with - combining a bit of digital painting with comic book lineart.  I’m hoping to license this artwork for other uses, and print it on some apparel.Pick it up here:https://www.rageon.com/products/skeleton-rider#skeletonrider #skull #biker #art #illustration #tshirt #freelance #FlylandDesigns

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RIP Ed's Chicken in Dewey Beach :(#RehobothBeach #dewey #edschickenandcrabs

RIP Ed's Chicken in Dewey Beach :(#RehobothBeach #dewey #edschickenandcrabs Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
RIP Ed's Chicken in Dewey Beach :(#RehobothBeach #dewey #edschickenandcrabs

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Wow, I really Cronenberged up the whole place.#rickandmorty #art #mangastudio

Wow, I really Cronenberged up the whole place.#rickandmorty #art #mangastudio Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Wow, I really Cronenberged up the whole place.#rickandmorty #art #mangastudio

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Here were the digital inks for my official Rick and Morty tribute illustration – I think the most difficult part was narrowing down which of the hundreds of insane characters to cram into the shirt. Originally wanted to get the whole family in there, but ran out of room pretty quick.#rickandmorty #ink #mangastudio

Here were the digital inks for my official Rick and Morty tribute illustration – I think the most difficult part was narrowing down which of the hundreds of insane characters to cram into the shirt. Originally wanted to get the whole family in there, but ran out of room pretty quick.#rickandmorty #ink #mangastudio Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Here were the digital inks for my official Rick and Morty tribute illustration - I think the most difficult part was narrowing down which of the hundreds of insane characters to cram into the shirt.  Originally wanted to get the whole family in there, but ran out of room pretty quick.#rickandmorty #ink #mangastudio

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Put some of my Gargoyle artwork on all-over print apparel at RageOn – all sweatshirts are 20% off today #allover #apparel #gargoyle #art

Put some of my Gargoyle artwork on all-over print apparel at RageOn – all sweatshirts are 20% off today #allover #apparel #gargoyle #art Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Put some of my Gargoyle artwork on all-over print apparel at RageOn - all sweatshirts are 20% off today #allover #apparel #gargoyle #art

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Which of my art styles do you think is better? I often switch between a line-art driven comic book style, and a digital painting style depending on the project. The line-art style is more familiar to me, and I think it's easier to convey a strong identifiable style in the artwork. But the digital painting style can come across as more realistic, and is often what clients in the darker genre are looking for.Which of these is a stronger piece? Thanks for your help!#digitalpainting #art #zombie #trooper #outlaw

Which of my art styles do you think is better? I often switch between a line-art driven comic book style, and a digital painting style depending on the project. The line-art style is more familiar to me, and I think it's easier to convey a strong identifiable style in the artwork. But the digital painting style can come across as more realistic, and is often what clients in the darker genre are looking for.Which of these is a stronger piece? Thanks for your help!#digitalpainting #art #zombie #trooper #outlaw Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Which of my art styles do you think is better?  I often switch between a line-art driven comic book style, and a digital painting style depending on the project.  The line-art style is more familiar to me, and I think it's easier to convey a strong identifiable style in the artwork.  But the digital painting style can come across as more realistic, and is often what clients in the darker genre are looking for.Which of these is a stronger piece?  Thanks for your help!#digitalpainting #art #zombie #trooper #outlaw

To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website:  www.flylanddesigns.com

Godz Gym

T-Shirt illustration I created of Godzilla using buildings of a destroyed city to stay in shape – how else do you think he stays so fit?  The design was set up for silk-screening in limited color, and is also available for purchase at Shirt Woot.  

Purchase the shirt here:

http://shirt.woot.com/catalog?q=godz+gym

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Awesome news! My artwork was hand-picked by the creators of Rick and Morty to be printed as one of three official t-shirts they are releasing soon! I had 100 high-quality signed art prints made to pawn at conventions I'll be attending – you can grab one here:http://www.http://FlylandDesigns.com/product/ricky-and-morty/Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#rickandmorty #print #poster #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Awesome news! My artwork was hand-picked by the creators of Rick and Morty to be printed as one of three official t-shirts they are releasing soon! I had 100 high-quality signed art prints made to pawn at conventions I'll be attending – you can grab one here:http://www.http://FlylandDesigns.com/product/ricky-and-morty/Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#rickandmorty #print #poster #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Awesome news!  My artwork was hand-picked by the creators of Rick and Morty to be printed as one of three official t-shirts they are releasing soon! I had 100 high-quality signed art prints made to pawn at conventions I'll be attending - you can grab one here:http://www.http://FlylandDesigns.com/product/ricky-and-morty/Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#rickandmorty #print #poster #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

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If this is too much America for you, then you can GIIIIIITTT OOOOUTT!!All-over-print dye-sublimated wrestling singlet design I created for BlueChip wrestling. This design was for their patriotic catalog, featuring a big angry eagle clutching a banner in front of a textured American Flag. I tried to give it a lot of depth, and fit a lot of different singlet sizes. #wrestling #patriotic #eagle #dyesub

If this is too much America for you, then you can GIIIIIITTT OOOOUTT!!All-over-print dye-sublimated wrestling singlet design I created for BlueChip wrestling. This design was for their patriotic catalog, featuring a big angry eagle clutching a banner in front of a textured American Flag. I tried to give it a lot of depth, and fit a lot of different singlet sizes. #wrestling #patriotic #eagle #dyesub Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
If this is too much America for you, then you can GIIIIIITTT OOOOUTT!!All-over-print dye-sublimated wrestling singlet design I created for BlueChip wrestling.  This design was for their patriotic catalog, featuring a big angry eagle clutching a banner in front of a textured American Flag.  I tried to give it a lot of depth, and fit a lot of different singlet sizes. #wrestling #patriotic #eagle #dyesub

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Coloring an eagle I illustrated recently for a patriotic wrestling singlet in Clip Studio Paint. #patriotic #eagle #clipstudiopaint #mangastudio #wrestling

Coloring an eagle I illustrated recently for a patriotic wrestling singlet in Clip Studio Paint. #patriotic #eagle #clipstudiopaint #mangastudio #wrestling Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Coloring an eagle I illustrated recently for a patriotic wrestling singlet in Clip Studio Paint.  #patriotic #eagle #clipstudiopaint #mangastudio #wrestling

Banner design for hot sauce featuring dragons in a dungeon

Dragon Banner Design for Hot Sauce

Client:

Bonfatto’s

Description:

Here’s a cool banner I illustrated of a team of dragon characters for a hot sauce brand made by Bonfatto’s Restaurants.  The banner features a character from each flavor of the hot sauce brand, and will be used at a massive size at trade shows and competitions.

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Jungle Cafe t-shirt template I created available for licensing at http://www.flylanddesigns.com/licensing/#tshirt #template #tiki

Jungle Cafe t-shirt template I created available for licensing at http://www.flylanddesigns.com/licensing/#tshirt #template #tiki Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Jungle Cafe t-shirt template I created available for licensing at http://www.flylanddesigns.com/licensing/#tshirt #template #tiki

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Some fun jungle characters I illustrated in Clip Studio Paint. You can't be a legit witchdoctor without a pet monkey. Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#jungle #tshirt #template #illustration #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Some fun jungle characters I illustrated in Clip Studio Paint. You can't be a legit witchdoctor without a pet monkey. Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#jungle #tshirt #template #illustration #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Some fun jungle characters I illustrated in Clip Studio Paint.  You can't be a legit witchdoctor without a pet monkey. Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#jungle #tshirt #template #illustration #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

T-Shirt illustration of a parrot and tiki heads marijuana themed

4’20 Somewhere Parrot t-shirt

Client:

Bongjour

Description:

I illustrated this t-shirt design for Bongjour in conjunction with the popular Chief Greenbud to celebrate his song “It’s 4:20 Somewhere,” a parody of Jimmy Buffet’s tune.  The design was printed as full-color direct to garment.  For this design, I tried a new technique:  instead of inking the design, I just scanned in my pencil drawing (which was done on paper) and colored the piece underneath the pencils.  I’m pretty happy with the result – it gives it a more realistic, and vibrant, and softer feel.

T-Shirt illustration of a parrot and tiki heads marijuana themed T-Shirt illustration of a parrot and tiki heads marijuana themed

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Laying down some colors on my Zombie Trooper in Adobe Photoshop#trooper #zombie #motorcycle

Laying down some colors on my Zombie Trooper in Adobe Photoshop#trooper #zombie #motorcycle Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Laying down some colors on my Zombie Trooper in Adobe Photoshop#trooper #zombie #motorcycle

Illustration of comic book style hip-hop artists fighting a horde of zombies

Bukshot Album Cover

Client:

Bukshot

Description:

I illustrated this promotional poster and album cover for the hip-hop artist Bukshot who partnered with Violent J from The Insane Clown Posse, Madchild, and JellyRoll.  The album was a special edition, and released in a DVD sized package, which allowed me to create a cool portrait orientation, instead of having to squeeze everything into a tiny square.  Bukshot wanted the four artists illustrated as comic book characters, fighting a horde of zombies.  I enjoyed this so much!

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Inking a variation on a zombie outlaw I had done previously for a Motorcycle Club – this time I'm attempting a more line-art driven illustration rather than a digital painting, because the design will also be embroidered on their jackets.#motorcycle #club #zombie #trooper #outlaw

Inking a variation on a zombie outlaw I had done previously for a Motorcycle Club – this time I'm attempting a more line-art driven illustration rather than a digital painting, because the design will also be embroidered on their jackets.#motorcycle #club #zombie #trooper #outlaw Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Inking a variation on a zombie outlaw I had done previously for a Motorcycle Club - this time I'm attempting a more line-art driven illustration rather than a digital painting, because the design will also be embroidered on their jackets.#motorcycle #club #zombie #trooper #outlaw

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Oooooo – Creepy skulls! Drawing in Clip Studio Paint for some wrestling singletsIllustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Oooooo – Creepy skulls! Drawing in Clip Studio Paint for some wrestling singletsIllustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Oooooo - Creepy skulls!  Drawing in Clip Studio Paint for some wrestling singletsIllustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

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Here's the final S&W design I created – like the previous design, this one had to be set up as a limited color silk-screen job, which threw me some challenges. Working with larger clients like this can be nerve-wracking, but I was lucky that they were happy with the designs in the end.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Here's the final S&W design I created – like the previous design, this one had to be set up as a limited color silk-screen job, which threw me some challenges. Working with larger clients like this can be nerve-wracking, but I was lucky that they were happy with the designs in the end.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Here's the final S&W design I created - like the previous design, this one had to be set up as a limited color silk-screen job, which threw me some challenges.  Working with larger clients like this can be nerve-wracking, but I was lucky that they were happy with the designs in the end.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Steampunk fantasy sci-fi characters on ship for book cover

Fantasy Sci-Fi Book Cover

Client:

Charon Dunn

Description:

Young-adult fantasy book cover I illustrated for author Charon Dunn, featuring a collection of steam-punk inspired dystopian characters.  The cover illustration shows the heroes making an escape as their ship is attacked by a fleet of mechanized mutant jelly-fish.

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Got my patriotic eagle illustration up on RageOn as an all-over print – GET SOME 'MURICA!!https://www.rageon.com/products/american-eagle-and-flag?variant=21200251012#eagle #patriotic #apparel #t-shirt

Got my patriotic eagle illustration up on RageOn as an all-over print – GET SOME 'MURICA!!https://www.rageon.com/products/american-eagle-and-flag?variant=21200251012#eagle #patriotic #apparel #t-shirt Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Got my patriotic eagle illustration up on RageOn as an all-over print - GET SOME 'MURICA!!https://www.rageon.com/products/american-eagle-and-flag?variant=21200251012#eagle #patriotic #apparel #t-shirt

Angry rottweiler chewing on a piston for racing t-shirt

Angry Rottweiler Racing T-Shirt Design

Client:

Commando Racing Gear

Description:

Digitally painted illustration of an angry Rottweiler taking a bite out of a big Piston for the racing brand Commando Racing Gear.  This was a fun challenge to work on, because drawing realistic dogs, especially specific breeds, can be very tricky to get just right.  I’m pretty happy with the result.  This design will be separated to print with simulated process silk-screening and sold at drag racing shows and shops.

You can purchase it here:

http://commandoracing.com/

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At Funland Rehoboth Beach admiring some of my handiwork – Graphic wrap o did for a ride. always fun to see tour work in the wild

At Funland Rehoboth Beach admiring some of my handiwork – Graphic wrap o did for a ride. always fun to see tour work in the wild Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
At Funland Rehoboth Beach admiring some of my handiwork - Graphic wrap o did for a ride. always fun to see tour work in the wild

Gargoyle sitting on rooftop in front of full moon with fitness gloves

Gargoyle T-Shirt Design

Client:

Eternal Life and Fitness

Description:

I illustrated this gargoyle t-shirt using Manga Studio 5, wearing MMA fight gloves sitting on a rooftop with a full moon behind.  Created for a fitness brand of apparel to be sold at their gyms and front their website.

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Skull and plant silk-screen t-shirt design

Skull and Plant T-Shirt Illustration

Client:

Grass Roots

Description:

I was hired by a fabric pot manufacturer for growing plants to create a t-shirt for their conventions.  They wanted something that displayed their product in a way that people would want to wear, even if they weren’t familiar with the product.  Naturally, I went with a skull.  The design was set up for limited color silk-screen (I believe 4 colors).  They were kind enough to send me a shirt, and it turned out great!

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Skeleton hand holding rose silk-screen

Skeleton Hand Holding Rose T-Shirt Design

Client:

Eternal Life and Fitness

Description:

Silk-screen design of a skeleton hand holding a rose I designed for a t-shirt.  This is about as much of my feminine side as you’ll ever see!  Created for a fitness brand of apparel to be sold at their gyms and front their website.

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Pride of lions illustration silk-screen

Lion Pride T-Shirt Design

Client:

Eternal Life and Fitness

Description:

Silk-screen t-shirt illustration I created of a pride of lions for a fitness brand of apparel to be sold at their gyms and front their website.

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Zeus Comic Book Character design

Zeus Character Design

Character mascot design I created of Zeus wielding a lightning bolt.

Zeus Comic Book Character design

© Brian Allen 2016

Zeus and lightning bolt men in togas

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This is a fun album cover illustration I created for a hard rock band called the Jokers for their new album, Hurricane. The idea was to have the band in a classic-looking car flying through the air to their next gig, and causing a hurricane behind them, destroying London below them. The band needed the album art in a really short amount of time, but we pulled it off in time, and they were quite happy with the result.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #albumcover #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #london #followme

This is a fun album cover illustration I created for a hard rock band called the Jokers for their new album, Hurricane. The idea was to have the band in a classic-looking car flying through the air to their next gig, and causing a hurricane behind them, destroying London below them. The band needed the album art in a really short amount of time, but we pulled it off in time, and they were quite happy with the result.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #albumcover #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #london #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
This is a fun album cover illustration I created for a hard rock band called the Jokers for their new album, Hurricane.  The idea was to have the band in a classic-looking car flying through the air to their next gig, and causing a hurricane behind them, destroying London below them. The band needed the album art in a really short amount of time, but we pulled it off in time, and they were quite happy with the result.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#mangastudio #albumcover #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #london #followme

Evil skull jester album cover illustration

Hang The Jester

Client:

Jeff Hardy

Description:

The band Hang The Jester hired me to create this detailed illustration of an evil jester made of a skull and horns for their latest album cover.  The band asked me to create something with a very liited color scheme, and a lot of pen and ink detail.  Unlike many of my other designs which are often 100% digital, I drew and inked this design on paper with technical pens and a brush.Evil skull jester album cover illustration Evil skull jester album cover illustration Evil skull jester album cover illustration Evil skull jester album cover illustration Evil skull jester album cover illustration Evil skull jester album cover illustration

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Someone from Sweden just ordered a ton of stickers from my store!I am very excited!

Someone from Sweden just ordered a ton of stickers from my store!I am very excited! Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Someone  from Sweden just ordered a ton of stickers from my store!I am very excited!

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Here's a detail shot of this crazy motorcycle rally poster I did with Lincoln and Douglas in an epic battle…

Here's a detail shot of this crazy motorcycle rally poster I did with Lincoln and Douglas in an epic battle… Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Here's a detail shot of this crazy motorcycle rally poster I did with Lincoln and Douglas in an epic battle...

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck.

Lochness Monster Band Poster Design

Client:

Lochness Monster – Justin Shaner

Description:

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster I created for the band Lochness Monster.  I had a blast working on this.  The band gave me a ton of freedom on this design, and I came up with the idea of having the Loch Ness Monster looking friendly, with a severed arm dangling from its mouth, and the collected trophy/cameras of tourists hung around his neck.  He’s an elusive fella!  The design was set up for silk-screening using around 5 colors, created primarily for promotional posters and apparel for the band.

Client Testimonial:

They look awesome!!  Thanks, really great job on this!!

-Justin Shaner, Lochness Monster

Band manager

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck.

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…just throwing some inks down on a wielding, motorcycle riding, Abraham Lincoln

…just throwing some inks down on a wielding, motorcycle riding, Abraham Lincoln Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
...just throwing some inks down on a wielding, motorcycle riding, Abraham Lincoln

Sour patch kids illustration for Sour Diesel marijuana strain

Chem Dawg Marijunana T-Shirt

Client:

Kellen Garey

Description:

T-Shirt illustration I created of a mutated Chem Dawg with three heads for a marijuana-themed apparel line.  Each shirt in the collection celebrates a different strain.  The client wanted me to illustrate a big crazy mutated, and glowing dog standing in a spilled container of toxic waste.  I thought it would be funny to have each of the three heads to be a different dog breed with a different personality.   More to come in this series! This design was created for direct-to-garment silk-screening.

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Logo design I created of an evil pac-man for an arcade’s logo design and branding. The client wanted something identifiable to the retro gaming crowd, while putting a hard and extreme edge on the style. I thought it would be fun to turn the lovable yellow disc into a rabid, coin-munching psychopath.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#arcade #pacman #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Logo design I created of an evil pac-man for an arcade’s logo design and branding. The client wanted something identifiable to the retro gaming crowd, while putting a hard and extreme edge on the style. I thought it would be fun to turn the lovable yellow disc into a rabid, coin-munching psychopath.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#arcade #pacman #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Logo design I created of an evil pac-man for an arcade’s logo design and branding.  The client wanted something identifiable to the retro gaming crowd, while putting a hard and extreme edge on the style.  I thought it would be fun to turn the lovable yellow disc into a rabid, coin-munching psychopath.Illustrated by Brian Allen, FlylandDesigns.com#arcade #pacman #mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #igdaily #followme

Sour patch kids illustration for Sour Diesel marijuana strain

Sour Diesel Marijuana Strain T-Shirt

Client:

Kellen Garey

Description:

T-Shirt illustration I created for a marijuana-themed apparel line.  Each shirt in the collection celebrates a different strain.  This was the first design, called “Sour Diesel,” in which we depicted a bunch of Sour Patch Kids hi-jacking a big diesel truck.  I had the idea of putting a melted sour patch kid on the grill of the truck.  More to come in this series!

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My new officemate!

My new officemate! Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
My new officemate!

Blowfish cartoon character punk rock for logo

Blowfish Vapes Logo

Client:

Blowfish Vapes

Description:

Logo design I illustrated of a punk rock blowfish for a vaping brand called Blowfish Competition Vape.  When we started, the only concept we had was the name “Blowfish Vapes,” so I experimented with a few different styles of blowfish, including one that was a salty pirate.  We like the concept of making the blowfish a punk rocker with a mohawk and piercings, including a big hook through his lip.  I tried to use a color palette with high contrast so it would stand out when it’s printed on the small label that goes on a vaping label.

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Zombie character turn-arounds of a man, woman, boy, and girl

Zombie Vinyl Figurines Concept Art

Client:

CORE

Description:

A series of character concept turn-arounds I illustrated for a series of vinyl zombie figurines that will be manufactured and sold in a catalog.  This isn’t the first time I’ve created turn-arounds for figurines, but it’s the first zombie series.  I can’t wait to see how the final molded and painted models turn out.  To make this as efficient as possible, I first sent sketches to the client for just the front view.  Once approved, I used a 3D model in Manga Studio, positioned it close to the position of the front view, and then turned it to the side and back.  I then drew the other angles using that model as reference.  Pretty effective little trick!

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Welding mask with viking horns logo

Welding Logo Design

Client:

Norseman Fabrications

Description:

Logo design I created of a welding mask with viking horns for a welding company called Norseman Fabrications.

Client:

Norseman Fabrications

Description:

Logo design I created of a welding mask with viking horns for a welding company called Norseman Fabrications.

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Sketching a logo design for an arcade in California of a whacked-out Pac-Man#pac-man #arcade #coins #sketch

Sketching a logo design for an arcade in California of a whacked-out Pac-Man#pac-man #arcade #coins #sketch Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Sketching a logo design for an arcade in California of a whacked-out Pac-Man#pac-man #arcade #coins #sketch

To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website:  www.flylanddesigns.com

How to draw Lochness Monster Rock Poster Video

How to draw Lochness Monster for rock poster and t-shirt using Pentel Brush pen on paper.

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster I created for the band Lochness Monster.  I had a blast working on this.  The band gave me a ton of freedom on this design, and I came up with the idea of having the Loch Ness Monster looking friendly, with a severed arm dangling from its mouth, and the collected trophy/cameras of tourists hung around his neck.  He’s an elusive fella!  The design was set up for silk-screening using around 5 colors, created primarily for promotional posters and apparel for the band.

 

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This is a detailed series of illustrations I created for a children’s book teaching kids about construction. Each double-page spread was packed with animal characters, vehicles, tools, and activities. The book challenges kids to hunt out objects and solve problems within the illustration, so I had to draw everything in a way that certain elements were intentionally hard to find. I had a lot of fun with this, because I had a lot of freedom to design the characters and draw them in my style.

This is a detailed series of illustrations I created for a children’s book teaching kids about construction. Each double-page spread was packed with animal characters, vehicles, tools, and activities. The book challenges kids to hunt out objects and solve problems within the illustration, so I had to draw everything in a way that certain elements were intentionally hard to find. I had a lot of fun with this, because I had a lot of freedom to design the characters and draw them in my style. Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
This is a detailed series of illustrations I created for a children’s book teaching kids about construction.  Each double-page spread was packed with animal characters, vehicles, tools, and activities.  The book challenges kids to hunt out objects and solve problems within the illustration, so I had to draw everything in a way that certain elements were intentionally hard to find.  I had a lot of fun with this, because I had a lot of freedom to design the characters and draw them in my style.

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Here's another shot from the Pandaemonium book by Out of Step Books that my work was featured in. That's my cigar smoking zombie!#clown #zombies #art

Here's another shot from the Pandaemonium book by Out of Step Books that my work was featured in. That's my cigar smoking zombie!#clown #zombies #art Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Here's another shot from the Pandaemonium book by Out of Step Books that my work was featured in.  That's my cigar smoking zombie!#clown #zombies #art

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Super-thrilled to share this news with you: my work was pubilshed in a gigantic volume of artwork called Pandaemonium: Devils, Demons, & Monsters published by Out of Step Books, alongside some SERIOUS talent. I can't tell you how pumped I am about this!#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #outofstepbooks #followme

Super-thrilled to share this news with you: my work was pubilshed in a gigantic volume of artwork called Pandaemonium: Devils, Demons, & Monsters published by Out of Step Books, alongside some SERIOUS talent. I can't tell you how pumped I am about this!#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #outofstepbooks #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Super-thrilled to share this news with you:  my work was pubilshed in a gigantic volume of artwork called Pandaemonium: Devils, Demons, & Monsters published by Out of Step Books, alongside some SERIOUS talent.  I can't tell you how pumped I am about this!#mangastudio #photoshop #illustration #tshirt #art #instaart #instaartist #picoftheday #outofstepbooks #followme

Deep sea diver Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk Character Concepts 03

Client:

Bogardpress

Description:

Concept art characters I created for a book publisher, taking characters we had already created, and outfitting them for exploring the undersea depths!  The character designs will be used to illustrate their educational materials and lessons.  Each year the team uses a different theme and concept to tie their lessons together.  I really enjoyed the whole process, from developing the characters in sketches, to coloring and rendering the final versions.  I tried to add a bit of style into the characters to keep them from becoming generic.  I especially enjoyed creating the robot character.

Client Testimonial:

Everyone was very happy with what you have done. Very impressed.

-Shawn Blase

Bogardpress

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Here's my #trump #zombie t-shirt I illustrated just for the heck of it. Available at RageOn for just $25 – just search Trump Zombie. I've drawn a lot of zombies, but this one is by far the orangest!Illustration by Brian Allen www.flylanddesigns.com #trump #zombie #art #digital #mangastudio #illustration #instaart #instaartwork #instaartist #instaartpop #artist #artshow #creative #artwork #followme

Here's my #trump #zombie t-shirt I illustrated just for the heck of it. Available at RageOn for just $25 – just search Trump Zombie. I've drawn a lot of zombies, but this one is by far the orangest!Illustration by Brian Allen www.flylanddesigns.com #trump #zombie #art #digital #mangastudio #illustration #instaart #instaartwork #instaartist #instaartpop #artist #artshow #creative #artwork #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
Here's my #trump #zombie t-shirt I illustrated just for the heck of it.  Available at RageOn for just $25 - just search Trump Zombie.  I've drawn a lot of zombies, but this one is by far the orangest!Illustration by Brian Allen www.flylanddesigns.com #trump #zombie #art #digital #mangastudio #illustration #instaart #instaartwork #instaartist #instaartpop #artist #artshow #creative #artwork #followme

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This has got to be the most accurate Fortune I've ever gotten from a fortune cookie

This has got to be the most accurate Fortune I've ever gotten from a fortune cookie Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
This has got to be the most accurate Fortune I've ever gotten from a fortune cookie

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I've been drawing something GREAT (again) in Manga Studio 5 for a personal tshirt design. Really pulling out the oranges… more to come.#art #trump #nevertrump #digital #mangastudio #illustration #instaart #instaartwork #instaartist #instaartpop #artist #artshow #creative #artwork #followme

I've been drawing something GREAT (again) in Manga Studio 5 for a personal tshirt design. Really pulling out the oranges… more to come.#art #trump #nevertrump #digital #mangastudio #illustration #instaart #instaartwork #instaartist #instaartpop #artist #artshow #creative #artwork #followme Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
I've been drawing something GREAT (again) in Manga Studio 5 for a personal tshirt design.  Really pulling out the oranges... more to come.#art #trump #nevertrump #digital #mangastudio #illustration #instaart #instaartwork #instaartist #instaartpop #artist #artshow #creative #artwork #followme

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I'm working on something for a personal t-shirt design, and I think it's going to be YUUUUGE!!!!#ink #mangastudio #illustration #art #trump #nevertrump

I'm working on something for a personal t-shirt design, and I think it's going to be YUUUUGE!!!!#ink #mangastudio #illustration #art #trump #nevertrump Work in progress from the desk of illustrator Brian Allen
I'm working on something for a personal t-shirt design, and I think it's going to be YUUUUGE!!!!#ink #mangastudio #illustration #art #trump #nevertrump

Gecko elvis cartoon character

Elvis Gecko Cartoon Character

Gecko cartoon character I created dressed as elvis for a hospitality company.