PixArt: February Feature – The Spirit of Adventure


The work of Valerio Fabbretti exudes a youthful energy and charm that you just don’t see much of these days. His beautiful work is rooted in traditional illustration and his skills as a draftsman are evident in just about everything he does.  Visit his website for some really fantastic samples of his children’s book illustrations and visual development skills. Our thanks to Valerio for creating this wonderful tribute to Pixar’s UP just for us. We love it! [Read more…]

PixArt: December Feature – Merry Pixmas


I’m a big fan of Jill Howarth‘s wonderful artwork. Beautifully illustrated and designed, her work is beyond charming. Jill comes from a background in the toy industry, working as a designer and art director for Hasbro before becoming a full-time freelance artist. There’s a lot to see on her various websites so make sure to check them out. And if you’re as charmed with her work as I am, you’ll want to make sure to visit her Shamelessly Cute Society 6 store. Our sincere thanks to Jill for contributing this great holiday-themed piece to PixArt. I can’t think of a more wonderful way to end the year. [Read more…]

PixArt: November Feature II – Fatherhood is Incredible


I must admit, when we approached artist Jeffrey Devey to contribute a piece to PixArt I didn’t predict we’d get something as charming as this! Jeffrey’s work on Dribbble is mostly graphic design. His appealing text treatments and icons didn’t prepare me for the greatness that he has presented to us here. A recent father himself, Jeffrey ‘s wonderful tribute to both The Incredibles and parenthood in general is a breath of fresh air. So sincere and sweet, I’m sure this will be a favorite among our readers. Our thanks to Jeffrey for taking the time to contribute this fantastic image! [Read more…]

PixArt: November Feature I – Wall-E and Eve


Edwardian Taylor is one talented guy! One look at this fantastic tribute to Wall-E and Eve and it’s obvious where his passions lie. Coming from a background in both traditional illustration as well as animation (both 2D and 3D), he’s a bit of a jack of all trades. Take a look through his extensive portfolio to see the many sides of this versatile artist. We’re so thankful he took the time to contribute to PixArt. We hope you like his piece as much as we do. Take a closer look at it after the break! [Read more…]

PixArt: October Feature I – Carl And Ellie’s Test Flight


It seems many of our artists find great inspiration in Pete Docter‘s UP. And that’s ok by us. This latest tribute to Carl and Ellie comes from artist Mark Lester Jarmin. Mark turns out some slick cartoon mascots and character designs. His website is packed full of clever creations and appealing graphics. This is one busy guy. Make sure to check out his blog and follow him on twitter so you can keep up with this very prolific illustrator. Our thanks to Mark for taking time out of his busy schedule to bring us this fun piece. We love seeing how many of you are inspired by this fantastic film. We’re sure it’s not the last you’ll see of Carl and Ellie on the PixArt pages. [Read more…]

PixArt: September Feature III – Pixar Wall of Fame

PixArt by Clare Elsom

UK Artist Clare Elsom brings fantastic humor and wit to her charming drawings. Her portfolio is packed with samples of her fantastic art that’s been featured on children’s books, merchandise and publications from around the world. And now she lends her distinct style to the world of Pixar in this fantastic tribute. Our thanks to Clare for this wonderful wall of characters. Make sure to visit her website and blog to see all the other great images from this very busy artist! [Read more…]

PixArt: September Feature II – Young Ellie and Carl


Fans of animation will definitely fall in love with the work of San Francisco artist Rachel McAlister. Her beautiful character designs and concept art are worth checking out. There’s lots to see on her website and blog so make sure to visit her sites after admiring this fantastic new piece she did just for PixArt. We are so grateful for her time on this wonderful piece. Carl and Ellie have never looked sweeter! [Read more…]