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Thug goofy parody sketch

Parody sketch I’m inking of a thug Goofy in Manga Studio 5

Sirkus Kim #2

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

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A fun parody illustration of Kim Jong-Un pressing the red button I did for a Russ group.
The design was for apparel and a vehicle wrap for the russefeiring tradition. If you haven’t heard of it, basically russefeiring involves an entire class of Norwegian students renting a bus (a Russebuss), painting every inch of it with really cool street art, and then partying in it night and day for an entire month during graduation. The different classes wear their designs ever where they go as they clash with rival classes. I’ve done a bunch of these now, and really enjoy it.

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Rick and Morty Official T-Shirt Illustration

Rick and Morty Parody surrounded by all the evil characters from their show.
Accessorize your Morty and get swifty with this detailed and dark tribute to the greatest dimension traversing duo, Rick and Morty. Featuring creatures that defy all logic. 100 years Rick and Morty!
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Client:

Personal

Description:

Accessorize your Morty and get swifty with this detailed and dark tribute to the greatest dimension traversing duo, Rick and Morty. Featuring creatures that defy all logic. 100 years Rick and Morty!

This was created for an official Rick and Morty design contest, and the design won third place! The shirt will be available for sale in the official Rick and Morty outlets. I’m super-thrilled to have my artwork hand-picked by the creators of one of my favorite shows. In addition to the prize money, I’ll also be getting a sweet Rick and Morty comic book autographed by the creators!

You can purchase a signed print here:

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Trump Zombie T-Shirt

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Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

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parody t-shirt illustration of d

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

parody t-shirt illustration of d

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Client:

Personal

Description:

This t-shirt design is going to be HUGE!

Nothing can stop The Drumpf – not even death!

Make your wardrobe GREAT AGAIN with this killer Trump tribute (Trumpute?) and be the coolest kid at your next rally!  If you are sued while wearing this shirt, Donald will pay your legal fees.

This zombified billionaire was illustrated in Clip Studio Paint and silk-screened in 6 glorious colors that will make you win every time.

This t-shirt design is going to be HUGE!

Nothing can stop Trump – not even death!

Make your wardrobe GREAT AGAIN with this killer Trump tribute and be the coolest kid at your next rally!

You can purchase it here:

https://www.rageon.com/a/users/TheArtofBrianAllen

Notorious BIG Zombie

T-Shirt illustration of a zombie

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt illustration of a zombie

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt illustration of a zombie

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

Client:

Sean Jolly

Description:

I got to test my zombie crafting skills on this parody of the Notorious BIG for a hip-hop apparel line.

Always a fun challenge to try to capture someone’s likeness – before ripping their face away in decay!  We set up the design for limited color silk-screen.

Check out more of my T-Shirt designs here.

Dumb and Dumber Zombie Tribute Silk-Screen T-Shirt

Dumb and Dumber Zombie Tribute T-Shirt available at TeeFury

My Dumb and Dumber Zombie tribute shirt has been chosen to be featured as a Silk-Screen print for the first time on TeeFury.com!

Guaranteed to be better than the movie!

Only 17 bucks – hope you pick one up if you like this design, thanks!
http://www.teefury.com/dead-and-deader

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

Dumb and Dumber Zombie Tribute Illustration Process

T-Shirt illustration I created as a tribute to one of the greatest films ever made: Dumb and Dumber. The piece is called “Dead and Deader,” and features Harry (Jeff Daniels) and Lloyd (Jim Carey) as decaying zombie corpses.

The t-shirt illustration was set up for silk-screening using 6 colors. It was a challenge to find the right color scheme for all these items (the iconic tuxedos, the worm farm, the Shaggin Wagon) with such limited color. But I’m very happy with how it turned out. I also recorded a speed-painting tutorial for my YouTube channel that I’m excited to share.

Check out this speed-painting tutorial video I created showing the entire illustration process:

Dumb and Dumber Zombie Tribute Illustration

Pencil drawing created in Manga Studio 5, using a variation of a pencil brush I purchased from the talented Jonathon Rector.  Ray Frenden also makes fantastic pencil brushes that you should check out.

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

Inks

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

Ink Work-in-progress

The design is now all inked and ready to color.  Coloring is one of the least time-consuming parts of the process for me, but it adds the most to the illustration.

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Detail shot of a pretty bird…pretty bird.

Here are a few detail shots of the illustration.  I tried to cram as many Dumb and Dumber references that I could into the illustration.  Here’s Petey, not looking so good.

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

Detail image

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

Detail image

I really enjoyed drawing the Shaggin Wagon – I hope they bring it back in the sequel.

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

T-Shirt Mockup

And here is the final illustration!  I’m very please with how it turned out.  I created two versions:  a full-color version, and a silk-screen version.  The differences are subtle, but in the silk-screen version, I had to come up with creative ways to create a lot of depth and color using only six colors.

 

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

Full-Color Version

Parody tribute t-shirt illustration of Dumb and Dumber Harry and Lloyd as zombies created by Freelance Illustrator Brian Allen

6-Color Silk-Screen Version

 

 

Pig Pimpin

Pig Pimpin Muppets Parody T-Shirt

T-Shirt parody illustration I created of Kermit and Ms. Piggy hitting hard times, entitled “Pig Pimpin.” This was an illustration I created sometime ago, and I always loved the idea, but the execution was kind of flat. I decided to redraw it, and I’m really glad I did.

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Pig Pimpin

Pig Pimpin

Purchase as a signed art print

Also available as an all-over print T-Shirt from Rage On

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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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