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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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Sasquatch Guitar Player for Gig Poster

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© Brian Allen 2017

cartoon sasquatch playing the gu

© Brian Allen 2017

cartoon sasquatch playing the gu

© Brian Allen 2017

cartoon sasquatch playing the gu

© Brian Allen 2017

cartoon sasquatch playing the gu

© Brian Allen 2017

#Festival #poster I designed for Squatchfest this Saturday in Kane, PA featuring the most famous #Sasquatch #BigFoot himself coming out of hiding and playing with a lot of great bands. Had a ton of fun with this – great to give back to my once temporary home-town.⠀

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Venus Fly Trap Eating Guitar Poster

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Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Strange venus fly trap monster e

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Strange venus fly trap monster e

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

Client:
George Murray

Description:
Weird and fun commission poster I illustrated of a Venus Fly Trap emerging from a toilet in a decrepit bathroom chomping on a guitar.
The artwork was done on request for a private collector who packed this piece with symbolism that probably only makes sense to him, haha. But sometimes, that can be the most fun, to just draw and explore, and not be so pinned down to reality. This was created completely in Manga Studio, and I published a live digital painting demonstration on YouTube as I worked.

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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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T-Shirt illustration of a crowd

Zombie punk shirt

T-Shirt illustration of a crowd

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt illustration of a crowd

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt illustration of a crowd

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt illustration of a crowd

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

T-Shirt illustration of a crowd

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

Client:

Mooch Clothing

Description:

Crowd of zombies I illustrated coming out of the legendary CBGB club for Mooch Clothing.

Had a great time creating the different punk characters.  Would a mohawk really stay intact on the undead?  I like to think so. Illustrated in Manga Studio 5, and separated for limited color silk-screen.

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Skull and Roses T-Shirt

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Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

t-shirt design of a skull and da

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

t-shirt design of a skull and da

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

t-shirt design of a skull and da

Copyright © 2016 by Brian Allen

 

Client:

Tommy Justice

Description:

Tommy Justice hired me to create this limited color skull and roses t-shirt design for his special-lady fans.

He’s got a great retro 80s hair-metal vibe that I tried to inject a little into the design.

Check out more of my T-Shirt designs here.

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck.

Lochness Monster Band Poster Design

Client:

Lochness Monster – Justin Shaner

Description:

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster I created for the band Lochness Monster.  I had a blast working on this.  The band gave me a ton of freedom on this design, and I came up with the idea of having the Loch Ness Monster looking friendly, with a severed arm dangling from its mouth, and the collected trophy/cameras of tourists hung around his neck.  He’s an elusive fella!  The design was set up for silk-screening using around 5 colors, created primarily for promotional posters and apparel for the band.

Client Testimonial:

They look awesome!!  Thanks, really great job on this!!

-Justin Shaner, Lochness Monster

Band manager

Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck. Silk-screen poster illustration of a happy Loch Ness Monster smiling with cameras around his neck.

Blowfish cartoon character punk rock for logo

Blowfish Vapes Logo

Client:

Blowfish Vapes

Description:

Logo design I illustrated of a punk rock blowfish for a vaping brand called Blowfish Competition Vape.  When we started, the only concept we had was the name “Blowfish Vapes,” so I experimented with a few different styles of blowfish, including one that was a salty pirate.  We like the concept of making the blowfish a punk rocker with a mohawk and piercings, including a big hook through his lip.  I tried to use a color palette with high contrast so it would stand out when it’s printed on the small label that goes on a vaping label.

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Illustration of a zombie head in an apocalypse for a heavy metal music video

Dead Killers Music Video

I’m SO proud to be sharing this. I’ve been working with the metal band Straying From Madness for a while on a music video for their new single, about the band fighting for their lives in a zombie apocalypse.  I illustrated all the characters, zombies, and backgrounds, and then a very talented video artist put it all together.

It was an immensely challenging and rewarding project, and I’m thrilled with ho it turned out. We working on a very tight deadline and budget restraints, so I elected to illustrate it in a very rough style, which is very different for me.  Typically, I like to draw things first as a rough sketch, then a pencil sketch, then ink and color.  This gives me a chance to work out the anatomy and details as I go to make sure they are correct.  With this project, I skipped the middle step and just went for it, and colored in a very limited color scheme to save time.  I think in the end, that choice actually added a lot of character to the video.  It is after all, the Apocalypse.

Special thanks to Larz and the rest of the band at Straying From Madness.  They are fantastic to work with, and I wish them nothing but ridiculous Rock Star success.

Check out their music here:
https://www.facebook.com/strayingfrommadness

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Straying From Madness music video illustrations

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