Extraordinary ‘A-World-Within-A-World’ 3D Illustrations

EDB Singapore is a lead government agency. Their main goal is to plan and execute strategies which help to enhance Singapore’s position as a global business center. The agency mission is to create sustainable economic growth with vibrant business and good job opportunities. Ars Thanea have teamed up with creative The Secret Little Agency to create three Key Visuals. Two of them are to emphasize the great partnership between Singapore and the companies involved in biomedical industry development. The third one is a mixture of the first two, showing the different facets of Consumer Business in Singapore. Creative guideline was clear – the illustrations must presents three different subjects, which follow a common style – a housing object with connected scenes.

Amazing 3D Sand Art by Ben Harkins

Ben Harkins transforms a beach into alternate realities by creating 3D art. Harkins explained the motivation behind his artwork in an interview with The New Zealand Herald: “We’ve seen other people doing stuff on beaches, but it’s always been geometric, flat shapes, like a pattern, so we thought we’d get into the whole 3D thing. And I kind of like the fact that it disappears at the end of the day when the tide comes in. It makes it impermanent.”

3D Pencils Drawings by Ben Heine

Belgian artist Ben Heine created “Pencil vs Camera”, a work that mixes drawing and photography to create some fascinating imagery. He produces 3D pictures using a pencil and a huge blank sheet. Heine brings new dimensions to the flat surface, making landscapes, animals and even himself appear on the paper. Ben’s work has inspired many other artists who have taken up similar style of producing images.

Anamorphic 3D Illusion Drawings
by Alessandro Diddi

When Italian artist Alessandro Diddi puts pencil to paper, his works really come to life. He creates clever anamorphic pencil drawings that, when viewed from a particular angle, appear to pop out of the page in three dimensions. These drawings are achieved by a trick of the mind, using shading and angles to give them a life of their own and make them “leap off the page”. “I want my drawings to put across the message that the eye can trick the mind and make you believe that there are dimensions that are not really there,” Alessandro.

Photorealistic 3D Drawings by Marcello Barenghi

Marcello Barenghi is a talented artist from Italy. “I started drawing as a child, but in 1994 I quit. One day I was amused and inspired by a 3D illusion drawing video and I started drawing again after twenty years! Watching someone drawing is really fun, but if you’re looking for a tutorial on how to draw or you are already a good designer, watching a drawing video can also help to improve your technique, discovering new tools or finding tips and inspiration.” So in the following post you’ll see realistic 3D drawings by Marcello Barenghi as well as videos showing the process of drawing. Have fun!