Atlas with Human or Animal form. Awesome Illustration by Fernando Vicente

 

Fernando Vicente an illustrator from Madrid, has been developing his style of combining illustration with painting since the early 80′s. I have selected the themes of Atlas Illustrations as those captured my mind. His images are innovative and real striking. Fernando with a symbolic way illustrates human and animal forms onto the countries and continents of a map. Map are becoming living creatures conveying a message for each one.

I am absolutely fascinated by his work.

You can read some description for the maps above here

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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