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Illustration of evil skeleton ri

Skeleton Ripping Through Shirt

Illustration of evil skeleton ri

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Illustration of evil skeleton ri

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Illustration of evil skeleton ri

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Illustration of evil skeleton ri

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

Client:

ODM

Description:

I was hired to create this digital painting of a skeleton ripping through the front of a shirt.

This was a very challenging piece for me, as it’s a departure from my usual lineart style, but I’m happy with how it turned out.  The design should hopefully be available in retail outlets like Hot

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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

Skull and wings and mace dark digital painting

Skull, Wings, and Mace T-Shirt

Client:

Spiral Direct

Description:

Digitally painted t-shirt illustration of an evil skull with wings and barbaric weapons I created for the dark apparel company Spiral Direct. This was inspired by a similar design I had done in the past, but taken in a more realistic rendering direction.  It was a lot of fun exploring the same subject matter in a different style – it’s a great way to discover the limitations and strengths of a particular method.

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Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

“Juiced” T-Shirt Design for Commando Racing Gear

Client:
Commando Racing Gear
http://commandoracing.com/

Description:
T-Shirt illustration for a racing apparel brand called Commando Racing Gear. I designed the mascot and artwork for this brand, and we created a series of t-shirts showing the mascot skeleton in a bunch of funny situations.

Client Testimonial:
If you were closer, I’d hug you!!! We absolutely love it.
-Steve Kanner
Commando Racing Gear

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Zombie police officer illustration holding a gun and smoking cigar

Zombie Police Trooper

Client:
Lawrence James

Description:
Illustration of a zombie police officer I created in Manga Studio and Adobe Photoshop for a motorcycle club of state troopers for their club seal and apparel. This was based on a similar design I created a couple years ago with a digitally painted zombie gunslinger. It was a lot of fun to revisit the same concept, but in a different style, and with my skills improved a little.

Zombie police officer illustration holding a gun and smoking cigar

Zombie police officer illustration holding a gun and smoking cigar

Zombie police officer illustration holding a gun and smoking cigar

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Commando Racing Gear – Stroke Me

I created this fun t-shirt design for Commando Racing Gear – a hardcore skeleton! We went through a couple different [and equally exciting] designs but eventually settled on this one. I had a lot of fun with this!

Client Testimonial:
If you were closer, I’d hug you!!! We absolutely love it.
-Steve Kanner
Commando Racing Gear

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage. To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage. To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage. To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage. To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

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ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Commando Racing Gear – Balls Out

I created this fun t-shirt design for Commando Racing Gear – a hardcore skeleton! We went through a couple different [and equally exciting] designs but eventually settled on this one. I had a lot of fun with this!

Client Testimonial:
If you were closer, I’d hug you!!! We absolutely love it.
-Steve Kanner
Commando Racing Gear

ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

ngry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

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Gargoyle graphic in stormy sky for vehicle wraps.

Gargoyle Graphic Wrap

I designed and illustrated this angry gargoyle busting out of its stone skin for a line of ATV and sled wraps put out by 393 Components. It was a challenge to position everything and design it in a way to make the design look interesting on as many different vehicle types and shapes as possible. I kept all the elements in layers so that the design could be modified if necessary to fit different wraps. I needed to make it look as different as possible from a previous gargoyle design I had done, so I came up with the idea of having the gargoyle a green-skinned creature bursting from stone, as if it was coming to life.

It was really cool to be working with graphic decals again for ATVs, because my first full-time position as an artist was at a custom decal shop called XGX Racing.

Client Testimonial:
Just wanted to thank you again for an outstanding job
– 393 Components
Shawn Alexander

This design is available for licensing:

Gargoyle graphic in stormy sky for vehicle wraps.

I designed and illustrated this angry gargoyle busting out of its stone skin for a line of ATV and sled wraps put out by 393 Components. It was a challenge to position everything and design it in a way to make the design look interesting on as many different vehicle types and shapes as possible. I kept all the elements in layers so that the design could be modified if necessary to fit different wraps. I needed to make it look as different as possible from a previous gargoyle design I had done, so I came up with the idea of having the gargoyle a green-skinned creature bursting from stone, as if it was coming to life.
It was really cool to be working with graphic decals again for ATVs, because my first full-time position as an artist was at a custom decal shop called XGX Racing.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Gargoyle graphic in stormy sky for vehicle wraps.

I designed and illustrated this angry gargoyle busting out of its stone skin for a line of ATV and sled wraps put out by 393 Components. It was a challenge to position everything and design it in a way to make the design look interesting on as many different vehicle types and shapes as possible. I kept all the elements in layers so that the design could be modified if necessary to fit different wraps. I needed to make it look as different as possible from a previous gargoyle design I had done, so I came up with the idea of having the gargoyle a green-skinned creature bursting from stone, as if it was coming to life.
It was really cool to be working with graphic decals again for ATVs, because my first full-time position as an artist was at a custom decal shop called XGX Racing.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Gargoyle graphic in stormy sky for vehicle wraps.

I designed and illustrated this angry gargoyle busting out of its stone skin for a line of ATV and sled wraps put out by 393 Components. It was a challenge to position everything and design it in a way to make the design look interesting on as many different vehicle types and shapes as possible. I kept all the elements in layers so that the design could be modified if necessary to fit different wraps. I needed to make it look as different as possible from a previous gargoyle design I had done, so I came up with the idea of having the gargoyle a green-skinned creature bursting from stone, as if it was coming to life.
It was really cool to be working with graphic decals again for ATVs, because my first full-time position as an artist was at a custom decal shop called XGX Racing.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Click here to see more of my Dark Illustrations

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

Mascot Logo Design for Commando Racing Gear

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.

Client Testimonial:
If you were closer, I’d hug you!!! We absolutely love it.
-Steve Kanner
Commando Racing Gear

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

Angry militant skeleton mascot with army helmet for drag racing.

I created this mascot and logo design for a team of drag-racer’s new line of merchandise and apparel. The client wanted a tough, dark, militant mascot character that could later be drawn in other situations and shenanigans. We went through a few sketches at the beginning that were a bit too light, and eventually arrived at RAD, the skeletal, drag-racing warrior you see before you! The mascot and logo was prepared for both limited color silk-screening and full-color printing, to maximize the usage.
To see more of my work, or hire me for freelance projects, please visit my website: www.flylanddesigns.com

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Evil Gargoyle Illustration for Dye-Sublimated Uniform

Evil Gargoyle Illustration for Dye-Sublimated Uniform

Evil Gargoyle Illustration for Dye-Sublimated Uniform

Evil Gargoyle Illustration for Dye-Sublimated Uniform

Evil Gargoyle Illustration for Dye-Sublimated Uniform

Evil Gargoyle Illustration for Dye-Sublimated Uniform

Bluechip Athletics hired me to design and illustrate graphics for their Aggression apparel line for wrestlers. The first design was this evil gargoyle perched on a rooftop in a storm. Since the wrestling singlets are printed with dye-sublimation, I could design in full-color, and cover every inch of the fabric.

Evil Superhero T-Shirt Illustration

Evil Superhero T-Shirt Illustration

I was recently hired to design a new T-Shirt for the Yellow Stripe Records brand in Portugal. After working with a couple of concepts, we decided on the idea of having a Superhero has gone mad, and destroyed the city he once he protected. Deep! He’s crouched on a pile of wrecked keyboards, speakers, and dj equipment.

This t-shirt was set up for silk-screening, using three colors.Evil Superhero T-Shirt Illustration

Evil Superhero T-Shirt Illustration

Evil Superhero T-Shirt Illustration

Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Barrel Of Evil Monkeys T-Shirt Illustration

I was hired to create a T-Shirt design for a new apparel brand called Saltopus.  I was given only the direction that it had to include angry monkeys.  I illustrated a few concept sketches, and the client chose this concept, of evil monkeys emerging from an innocent looking Barrel of Monkeys toy.  The shirt was designed to be just one-color, which always poses a challenge.  Since I have no highlight or shading color, I really have to pack a lot of detail into the lineart and make sure it reads well from a distance.  We are both very happy with how this turned out.
Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Evil monkeys jumping out of a barrel full of monkeys

Evil Dragon and Knight T-Shirt Design for Spiral Direct

T-Shirt illustration I created for Spiral Direct of a warrior confronting an evil dragon. I digitally painted this illustration in Adobe Photoshop and Manga Studio 5. This piece was very challenging for me, because of the complex lighting. The client and I went through several revisions, which in the end really improved on the piece. Available from Spiral Direct.Spiral Direct Dragon

Fantasy digital painting of a dragon and a knight

Fantasy digital painting of a dragon and a knight

Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Nuke Proof Tools

T-Shirt design I created of a mushroom cloud shaped fire skull for Nuke Proof Tools. The image will be used on banners and T-Shirts for the company’s tradeshows and events. The client had seen a mushroom cloud skull design I did years ago, and wanted something similar. It was fun to go back and work on the same concept, and have the chance to make imrpovements.

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Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Mushroom cloud skull in fire for a logo design

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

Horror mask concept sketches

Client:

Morbid Industries

Description:

I was hired by Morbid Industries to sketch concepts for new horror masks they will be producing and distributing in Halloween stores this season. The sketches will be used by the scultpors as reference to create the masks. This was a really fun project because the art directors gave me a lot of freedom in creating the creatures.

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

Concept sketches of monsters for creating halloween masks

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T-Shirt illustration of a demon in hell for music festival

Bassic Boston T-Shirt Design

T-Shirt illustration I created for the Bassic Boston music festival. The client wanted a dark, evil design, with a demon as the main focus. I created this in Manga Studio 5 and Adobe Photoshop with my trusty Cintiq tablet.

Set up for silk screen, using 3 colors.

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