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Usama Nasir (16 Posts)

About: This post has been written by Usama bin Nasir. His passion for design, blogging and photography goes back four years when he launched his first blog and begin offering freelance design work. Since then he has worked for numerous companies as a freelance graphic designer. His main interest lie in poster design, illustration and infographics using software like Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
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Haunting Comic Book & Movie Character Illustrations

Digital artist Adnan Ali has created a series of comic book and movie character haunting digital illustrations. This project is unique in the sense that it depicts the true dark nature of our beloved heroes. Not only Batman or Spiderman, Adnan’s artwork even touches on some cute Looney Toons characters as well as he dissects their evil side. This type…

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A Series of Illustrations Explaining Internet Buzzwords

Recently, we came across this inspiring work from design agency ONO Creates. They have designed a series of illustrations explaining internet buzzwords such as crowdsourcing, gamification, crowd sourcing, and many more. the series is called ‘Behind the Buzzwords‘. Inspired by the famous ‘Minion’ characters of the animated movies series “Despicable Me” , these hilarious, and educational, illustrations are food for…

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Archimachine – Illustrated Architectural Machines that Represent 17 Countries

Architect and artist Federico Babina believes that the architecture of a country plays a big part in its culture. His recent illustration series, entitled ‘Archimachine‘, perfectly depicts this sentiment. Federico has created 17 visually stunning illustrated architectural machine representations of countries from around the world. The mechanical components of these machines are represented by examples of that particular country’s architecture,…

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Hilarious and Clever Illustrations of Common Phrases

Graphic designer Abdul Latif Nabhan has created a fantastic series of clever and hilarious minimalistic illustrations based on common household objects, that represent some of our most common everyday phrases. These ridiculously simple illustrations collectively showcase Nabhan’s brilliant insight for conceptual design. Putting the design and charm aside, these clever illustrations are hilarious. Some of my favourites include the ‘Just…

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The Mysterious Noir Superhero Series Art

Ted Grant has rightly said that “when you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” Keeping this quote in mind, the mysterious black & white noir superhero series by Marko Manev has captured our hearts. By draining out colors and adding some glorious vintage noir effects…

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Cosmopolis – An Inspiring Collection of Major City Illustrations

Mexican artist Aldo Crusher has recently designed an inspiring collection of illustrations of all the major cities of the world, entitled “Cosmopolis“. He has combined his unique conceptual illustration style, which is the use of geometrical primitives such as points, lines, and shapes to represent buildings and famous monuments of each metropolis, with beautiful colors. The exuberant use of colors…

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Memorable World Cup Moments Illustration Series

And so the world cup comes to an end… Overall it has been a fantastic tournament, with some truly great goals and plenty of memorable moments. Some of those goals and moments have been immortalized by Dipanjan Biswas, an Indian based digital illustrator, who has created a series of illustrations depicting all of those golden moments from the world cup,…

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Intriguing Levitation Photography by Bairon Rivera

Photography is not about the pictures you take with your camera, it’s about the concept that you have in your mind which you give physical form to. Maryland-based photographer Bairon Rivera has defied gravity by creating a series of conceptual, bizarre yet intriguing ‘levitation‘ photographs that recently caught our attention. Bairon has beautifully manipulated his art by blending a surreal…

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Russian Illustrator Gives New Life to Caricature Art

Caricature drawing has always been one of the arduous forms of digital art but this didn’t stop a Russian artist from putting something fresh and new on the board. Viktor Miller-Gausa, an illustrator from St. Petersburg, Russia has given a new dimension to the caricature art. Using the special brush tool in Adobe Photoshop, Viktor has digitally painted famous Hollywood…

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The Reflections Photography Series

Dallas based photographer Tom Hussey is renowned for his award winning wistful photography series “Reflections“. The highly conceptual photographs depict an older person looking at the reflection of their younger self in a mirror. The idea came to Tom after having a conversation with an 80 year old WWII veteran who shared his bitter experience of how fast time has…