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Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

Evil Mushroom T-Shirt Illustration

Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

Illustration of evil mushrooms for a marijuana apparel brand

T-Shirt illustration of a pack of wild and evil mushrooms I created for a new apparel brand. I illustrated this in Manga Studio and colored it in Adobe Photoshop. Set up for silk-screening, using four colors.

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A marijuana pot leaf, but each b

Skull Pot Leaf Illustration

A marijuana pot leaf, but each b

Client:

Personal

Description:

A marijuana pot leaf, but each branch of the leaf is made up of a different entity, such as a skull, tentacles and wings.

This artwork is available for licensing:

Two muscular wrestlers battling

Team Spirit Wrestling Singlet Apparel Design


Client:

Blue Chip Athletics

Description:

Blue Chip Athletics hired me to create this customize-able wrestling singlet apparel template they could offer to their different teams. I set up the design so that the team colors were easily modifiable and could be printed in limited color silk-screen to save cost. They were really thrilled with the result.

Fire-fighter Leprechaun Cyborg St. Patrick’s Day T-Shirt

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

 

Cyborg Leprechaun fire-fighter I created for a St. Patrick’s day t-shirt template I illustrated for fire departments and t-shirt shops to license to celebrate their Irish Pride!

I try to design one of these each year, and I had a lot of fun with this one, trying to approach it differently by making the Leprechaun into a cyborg.  From the future?  Only time will tell.

This artwork is available for licensing:

Man relaxing in hammock with bul

Heavenly Resort T-shirt Design

Man relaxing in hammock with bul

© Brian Allen 2017

Man relaxing in hammock with bul

© Brian Allen 2017

Owner of the Heavenly brand resort hired me to create this t-shirt design for his ranch, illustrating his likeness and his dog chilling on the beach in a hammock.
I tried to render this one a little differently than my previous beach designs, using a softer pencil for the lineart instead of a thicker, chunkier ink brush and then doing more of the rendering in the coloring stage. I like the result!

T-Shirt design showing kids of m

Military Brats

T-Shirt design showing kids of m

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt design showing kids of m

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Description:
This was a fun illustration I created for a client for their apparel brand that caters to military families. The design, Military Brats, depicts the children of Navy, Marines, Army, and Airforce soldiers emerging from a moving box on a base, coping with the uncertain life of constant upheaval from base to base.

It was a fun challenge to depict each child in a way that captures the aspects of each particular branch of the military.

T-shirt design of two pirates in

Pirate Beer Festival T-Shirt

T-shirt design of two pirates in

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-shirt design of two pirates in

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-shirt design of two pirates in

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Client:
Half Time Brewing Company

Description:
My friend’s at Half Time Brewing Company recently hired me to illustrate this detailed single-color t-shirt design for a huge beer festival they were attending featuring two drunk pirates floating in a growler bottle on the open sea. The shirt was a huge hit, and we were all really happy with how it turned out.

T-shirt design of evil looking f

Angry fishing t-shirt design

T-shirt design of evil looking f

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen


T-shirt design of evil looking f

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen


T-shirt design of evil looking f

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen


Evil Fish and Lure T-Shirt Design

Illustration I created for a new apparel line showcasing the lures by Rapala for fisherman.  The brand wanted something really edgy and dark, so we gave the fish a pretty menacing look.  It’s always a fun challenge taking on a detailed scene like this when limited to a smaller silk-screen palette.  This design was set up with halftones.

Skeleton riding through flames on a motorcycle

Skeleton Rider T-Shirt Design

Client:

Personal

Description:

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.

You can purchase it here:

https://www.rageon.com/products/skeleton-rider

Available for Licensing:
https://www.flylanddesigns.com/licensing/

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Stylized illustration of a bucket utility truck for a power company

Bucket Truck T-Shirt Illustration

Client:

Studio Eleven

Description:

Stylized illustration of a bucket utility truck for a power company’s brand of apparel I created in Manga Studio.  This was fun to take on a subject matter that I don’t deal with much, and practice drawing vehicles for a bit.  I find it tricky inking vehicles because every line has to be right – and it’s tricky to not slip into drawing something that looks too rigid.  The client was happy with the final result, which was set up for full-color printing on t-shirts.

Client Testimonial:

Wow! The owner’s expectations have been exceeded!

-Mark Hill

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French Bulldog cartoon character sitting on tropical resort beach with drink

French Bulldog Character T-Shirt

Client:

The Grille Restaurant

Description:

T-Shirt and character design illustration I created for the beach resort restaurant The Grille.  The client wanted a French Bulldog character designed to represent the brand, and we plan on creating a line of apparel and marketing materials with the character in different situations.  This design was created for full-color direct-to-garment printing.

French Bulldog cartoon character sitting on tropical resort beach with drink

Zombie in graveyard drinking a beer sitting in giant beer mug for halloween t-shirt.

Zombie Lounging in Beer Mug Bar T-Shirt

Client:
Bar Rags

Description:
T-Shirt design I create for Bar Rags, featuring a drunk zombie lounging inside a giant beer mug in a graveyard, titled “Night of the Walking Drunk.” I had a lot of fun with this design, playing with a creepy, but light-hearted style. We created this just in time for their halloween catalog.

This design is available for licensing (for uses other than apparel):

Zombie in graveyard drinking a beer sitting in giant beer mug for halloween t-shirt.

Zombie in graveyard drinking a beer sitting in giant beer mug for halloween t-shirt.

Zombie in graveyard drinking a beer sitting in giant beer mug for halloween t-shirt.

Cartoon shark at the beach holding a surfboard.

Surfing Shark T-Shirt Illustration

Client:
Great Lakes T-Shirt Company

Description:
I created this t-shirt illustration of a surfing cartoon shark for a children’s line of beach themed clothing. The shirt uses special inks that only appear in the sunlight – so when indoors, the shirt appears as just the lineart. Once you take the shirt outside, the colors magically appear. It’s a really cool effect.

Client Testimonial:
Looks great, Look forward to getting it printed!
-Matt Whelpton
Great Lakes T-Shirt Company

This design is available for licensing (but not for apparel)

Cartoon shark at the beach holding a surfboard.

Cartoon shark at the beach holding a surfboard.

Cartoon shark at the beach holding a surfboard.

Cartoon shark at the beach holding a surfboard.

T-Shirt illustration of an eagle spreading its wings behind a fire-fighter’s helmet.

Eagle and Fire Helmet T-Shirt Design

Client:
Tom Malzacher

Description:
T-Shirt illustration of an American Bald Eagle and a fire-fighter helmet I created for a brand of apparel for fire-fighters. I set up this design for full-color printing, and kept everything in separate layers so we could customize the design in the future for each troop of firemen who purchase the shirt. I chose to illustrate this in a more realistic style than I typically do, and we’re really happy with how it turned out.

T-Shirt illustration of an eagle spreading its wings behind a fire-fighter’s helmet.

T-Shirt illustration of an eagle spreading its wings behind a fire-fighter’s helmet.

T-Shirt illustration of an eagle spreading its wings behind a fire-fighter’s helmet.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

Hip-Hop Lifestyle Apparel Brand Designs

Client:
Unik Sovaj (Wild and Crazy)

Description:
T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts I created for the apparel brand Unik Sovaj.
T-Shirt illustration of a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes I created for a hip-hop apparel brand called Unik Sovaj.

I created these two wild and unique t-shirt designs for the hip-hop apparel brand Unik Sovaj. The illustrations were set up for full-color printing. The client had a few rough ideas, but really wanted to see what I came up with when totally unrestrained. I also created a fresh new logo type for the brand.

Client Testimonial:
You have really out done yourself this time!!!!!!! WE LOVE IT!!!!
-Dominic Mann
Unik Sovaj, Creator

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes.

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

T-Shirt illustration of a mad cow MMA fighter in fight shorts, and a hip-hop singer gripping a mic spewing bad breath fumes

Skull T-Shirt Design for MMA Apparel Brand

Skull T-Shirt Design for MMA Apparel Brand

Skull T-Shirt Design for MMA Apparel Brand

I was hired to illustrate this T-Shirt design for one of my favorite clients, Darkhorse Fightwear, for their new line of MMA apparel. The design was set up for silk-screen using three colors, and illustrated in Manga Studio and Adobe Photoshop. The design was inspired by a previous illustration I created a few years ago – it was fun to revisit it and test out some new skills while illustrating it. The design features a skull in the center with wings and chains surrounding.

Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Skull T-Shirt Design for MMA Apparel Brand

I was hired to illustrate this T-Shirt design for one of my favorite clients,  Darkhorse Fightwear, for their new line of MMA apparel.  The design was set up for silk-screen using three colors, and illustrated in Manga Studio and Adobe Photoshop.  The design was inspired by a previous illustration I created a few years ago – it was fun to revisit it and test out some new skills while illustrating it.  The design features a skull in the center with wings and chains surrounding.
Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Evil skull design with wings and chains for a MMA apparel brand

Introducing my new apparel shop on RageOn

My new apparel shop is open on RageOn!  I’m super pumped about this – these guys are the largest dye-sublimation printers around – which means they can print my designs ALL-OVER the whole shirt – covering even the sleeves and right up to the collar.  And the best thing is that all the prints are in full-color, so I can really go nuts with the colors, and not worry about separations.  I’m really excited to have a new medium like this to put my artwork on – and they are also plugging me in to their already huge fanbase.  Please check it out and share a link if you know someone who might dig it.

Here was the write up on their site about the news:

Rage On proudly welcomes The Art of Brian Allen to our growing list of brands! Brian Allen is a successful freelance artist from Pennsylvania whose illustrations explore the concepts of light and dark. His quirky art style involves close attention to detail and a healthy dash of humor no matter how creepy the design. Get ready to plunge into a world that’s as vibrant as it is twisted! You can get all of these sick designs HERE!

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Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

Medusa T-Shirt Design

Client:

Fit-Out Apparel

Description:

The latest design I created for Fit-Out Apparel. The client wanted a limited color illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt. She knew that she wanted her face to be covered with tattoos, but wasn’t sure what the tattoos should be. I came up with the idea of creating tattoos inspired by patterns found on Greek pottery. We were very happy with how this turned out.

Link:

http://fitoutapparel.com/

Testimonial:

“Brian did such an amazing job with my logo. I was very satisfied with the final results. He really made my logo come alive and added his own creativity and he captured the concept. I will be working with Brian again very soon. I must say that he is my number one go to artist!”

Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

Alternate Color Scheme

Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

Detail View

Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

T-Shirt Mockup

Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

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Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

pencil sketch

Dark illustration of Medusa for a T-Shirt design

Alternate color version

Check out more of my T-Shirt designs here.

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Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

MMA Comic book style T-Shirt Design

Client:

Bad Matchup

Description:

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style. The client was limited to only a few colors for silk-screening, so I had to find a way to create a very detailed design with only 3 colors. We’re both very pleased with how this turned out.

Testimonial:

I was very satisfied with the final results. I will be working with Brian again very soon.

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Custom t-shirt design illustration of two MMA fighters in a comic book style

Click here to see more of my Dark Illustrations

Check out more of my T-Shirt designs here.

T-Shirt illustration of Cheech and Chong as zombies in Up In Smoke

Cheech and Chong Zombies speed painting turtorial

Check out this parody T-Shirt for Marijuana Zombie, featuring Cheech and Chong from Up In Smoke as zombies.  Even after death these guys know how to party.  Produced in two different color schemes, for a dark and light shirt.  Set up for silk-screening, four colors.

T-Shirt illustration of Cheech and Chong as zombies in Up In Smoke

T-Shirt illustration of Cheech and Chong as zombies in Up In Smoke

T-Shirt illustration of Cheech and Chong as zombies in Up In Smoke

T-Shirt illustration of Cheech and Chong as zombies in Up In Smoke

The shirt is available for purchase at www.marijuanazombie.com.

Behind the Scenes:

Here’s some sneak peaks at how the shirt was created, from the artwork to the actual screen printing process.

Check out this video of my process drawing the shirt:

If the video is not playing correctly, you can also view it here:  http://youtu.be/f1yAxi60E2M

Closeup shots of the shirt just after being silk-screened:

The shirts were silk-screened by the awesome  Traxler Custom T-Shirts.

They did an amazing job with the artwork.  Here are some pics showing their work in progress on the shirt:

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Link:

Purchase the shirt here.

Testimonial:

Brian is amazing! I consider myself very fortunate to have had the pleasure of doing business with him and look forward to continuing in the future. To say that I have been satisfied with his work is an understatement. I am extremely pleased with the outcome of his work.

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About Flyland Designs:

Flyland Designs is a freelance illustration studio founded in 2006 by illustrator and graphic designer, Brian Allen. With over 10 years of industry experience, Allen has designed mascots, apparel, retail packaging and book and album covers for clients including Hard Rock Café, Jostens, Hasbro, American Greetings and Half Time. Allen’s creative aesthetic attracts children and adults alike. For more information, visit www.flylanddesigns.com.

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