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Call of Duty Zombie Illustrations Marketing Campaign

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Client:
Activision, Call of Duty

Description:
I was hired to create a series of illustrations for Activision’s Call of Duty Zombies video game used during a promotional campaign they ran on social media during the game’s launch.
One of my favorite projects ever, for a series I’ve been a huge fan of. The clients wanted their different iconic zombie characters in their new 80s themed zombie shooter illustrated using my style, which was hugely flattering. Each illustration was used on Activision’s social media during the countdown to the release of the game. The illustrations were drawn in a way to encourage fans of the game to insert their photos behind the zombies so it appeared like they were being attacked.

Mascot Designs For Boy Scouts of America

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

Client:

Boy Scouts of America

Description:

I was thrilled recently to work with Boy Scouts of America illustrating their Bear, Wolf, and Tiger mascots for a catalog that went out to all troops nationwide.  We created illustrations that blended real studio photos of kids in Boy Scouts gear, and drawn into a comic book background.   The marketing team hired me to reinvent the existing mascot illustrations in my own style. I was a Cub Scout long ago, so it was a lot of fun to leave a little mark on the organization.

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Card Game Character Designs

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Client:

Joe Graham

Description:

A series of character designs I created for an adventure/strategy card game for a developer.  I had a grand old time working on this – all of the characters were a bit extreme and over-the-top, so it fit my style well.  We also created the card design and other moving parts of the game as well.

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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

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Zeus and lightning bolt men in togas

Deep sea diver Steampunk family character design and robots

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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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Character design and concept art of comic book super heroes

Pulsafeeder Pump Character Designs

Client:

Pulsafeeder

Description:

I was hired to design and illustrate a series of comic book characters for a promotional series advertising a line of industrial pumps.  It was a challenge finding a way to take a piece of industrial equipment and turn it into something that could be used to tell a story.  We decided to create a pair of super heroes that used the pumps as tools that transform into things like jetpacks, weapons, and other gadgets.  We first explored the idea of having the characters be robots that were actually made from the pumps themselves, but we decided that it would be harder to tell a story this way.  

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Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk Character Concepts

Client:
Bogardpress

Description:
I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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

Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk family character design and robots

Character design illustration of horror movie monsters and heavy metal icons I created for a website

Horror Movie and Heavy Metal Character Designs

Client:

M.A.S. Productions

 

Description:

I illustrated this dark detailed illustration of an epic battle between Freddy, Leatherface, Nosferatu, The Excorsist, Frankenstein, Kirk Hammet, Ozzy, Alice Cooper, Corey Taylor, and more for a documentary on the history of Metal and Horror.

I was hired by Producer Mike Schiff of M.A.S. Productions to create an illustration of some of the most iconic figures in horror and heavy metal engaging in an epic battle.  The image was used to promote a documentary they produced which explores the history of heavy metal music, horror films, and how the two genres have merged together over time.

The documentary features interviews with Alice Cooper, Kirk Hammett, Corey Taylor, plus a ton of other heavy metal stars, along with huge names in the horror industry.  It was so great getting the chance to illustrate these iconic figures, including Freddy, Leatherface, Nosferatu, Ozzy, Alice Cooper, Kirk Hammet, and more.  Pieces of the illustration were also used for an animation promoting the documentary.

 

Client Testimonial:

Incredible job on this. I knew you’d create something amazing , and holy crap is this good.

-Mike Schiff

Mas Productions

 

See clips from the documentary here:

http://www.metalhorror.com/

 

Support their Iniegogo campaign:

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-history-of-metal-and-horror#/story

Horror movie and Heavy Metal character design

Character Design Illustration of horror movie monsters Freddy, Leatherface, Nosferatu, fighting heavy metal starts Kirk Hammet, Ozzy, Alice Cooper.

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Steampunk family character design and robots

Steampunk Character Concepts

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

Steampunk family character design and robots

I created these concept illustrations of a steampunk family of adventurers for an educational publisher called Bogardpress. 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.

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Check out more of my Mascot designs here.

Zombie mascot character design of a hockey player

Zombie Sports Hockey Mascot Character Design

This is part of a series of mascot character designs I created for Great Dane Graphics. We had a lot of working finding different ways to portray zombies as believeable sports mascots.

Zombie mascot character design of a hockey player

Zombie mascot character design of a hockey player

 

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Zombie mascot character design of a football player.

Zombie Sports Football Mascot Character Design

This is part of a series of mascot character designs I created for Great Dane Graphics. We had a lot of working finding different ways to portray zombies as believeable sports mascots.

Zombie mascot character design of a football player.

Zombie mascot character design of a football player.

 

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Check out more of my Mascot designs here.

Zombie mascot character design of a soccer player.

Zombie Sports Soccer Mascot Character Design

This is part of a series of mascot character designs I created for Great Dane Graphics. We had a lot of working finding different ways to portray zombies as believeable sports mascots.

Zombie mascot character design of a soccer player.

Zombie mascot character design of a soccer player.

 

 

 

 

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Colorful toys coming out of a christmas stocking

Snowman and Penguins Illustration

This a cartoon graphic illustration I created for Great Dane Graphics of a bunch of toys climbing out of a stocking, and a group of penguins building a snowman.

Artwork available for purchase at Great Dane Graphics

Night time scene of a group of penguins building a snowman

Colorful toys coming out of a christmas stocking

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Illustration of mud people in a race for a poster

Mud Endeavor Poster Design

Custom poster illustration I created for the Mud Endeavor relay races in Florida. The client wanted a colorful, fun design for the event poster. I came up with the idea of having the contestants actually made of mud, since the particpants are usually covered in mud by the end of the race.

Illustration of mud people in a race for a poster

Illustration of mud people in a race for a poster

Detail view

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Magazine cover illustration of a giant sports stadium shaped like a birthday cake

Sports Magazine Cover Illustration

Editorial illustration I created for the cover of the Sports Business Journal commemorating their 20th anniversary. We discussed a lot of different ideas, and ultimately landed on this one: a giant stadium housing many different sports shaped like a giant layered birthday cake. The magazine has over 15,000 subscribers, and is geared toward the business side of sports.

Sports Business Journal editorial Illustration

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