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Screaming robotic eagle swooping

Screaming Eagle Album Cover

Client:

Listenable Records

Description:

This illustration I created for Listenable Records Hellfest album cover is a tribute to the iconic Judas Priest album cover of a mechanical eagle swooping down from the sky.

It was hard to improve on such a masterpiece, so I just tried to reinvent the eagle in my own style, with a little more modern technology.

 

Screaming robotic eagle swooping

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Screaming robotic eagle swooping

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

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The Jokers Voodoo Album Cover Design


Client:

The Jokers

Description:

Album cover illustration I created for the UK-based rock band The Jokers for their newest album “Voodoo,” illustrating an evil witchdoctor holding voodoo doll likenesses of each member of the band.

Always enjoy working with these guys – they don’t take themselves too seriously, and it’s exactly the kind of music I grew up with. It’s often very tricky to get so much of the scene into such a tiny space, but I’m happy with the composition we came up with. I love the crow chewing up the Union Jack.

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Crimshaw Metal Band Monsters Album Cover


Client:

Crimshaw Band

Description:

The heavy metal band Crimshaw commissioned me to illustrate each member of the band as classic movie monsters based on their personalities for their new album.

It’s always such a fun challenge to draw the likenesses of people I’ve never met, just based on a few photographs. Luckily, turning them into savage creatures masks any errors.

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Religious Album Cover Illustration

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Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Album cover illustration of a sk

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Album cover illustration of a sk

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

Client:

Cryptic Affection

Description:

Album cover I created for the religious metal band Cryptic Affection.  The band approached me with a symbol-packed layout sketch, and set me loose on the design.  I really enjoyed pumping in all the detail and finding a place for everything in this complex composition.

Client Testimonial:

It’s stunning looking!  I am very impressed on how professional and talented you are.

Again, thanks a lot! We are very pleased with working with you.

Michael Seidel

Cryptic Affection

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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

Comic Book Album Cover Illustration

Client:

ZodoMan, Royal Zone Records

Description:

Album cover illustration I created for Royal Zone Records artist Zachary Martinez (ZodoMan). He asked me to create an image of him transforming into his mascot character, the monkey, in a style similar to Carnage from the Spiderman Comics. Spiderman was all I read as a kid, so I was very excited about this project. We were both very happy with how this turned out – record releasing soon!

Album cover comic book illustration for hip-hop artist

Album cover comic book illustration for hip-hop artist

Album cover comic book illustration for hip-hop artist

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