Illustrations that Provoke! by Ruben August Fischer

Ruben A. Fischer is an Illustrator and Comic Artist, living in Hamburg Germany. His works are mostly about social issues such as poverty, opression, war and the loathsomeness and insanity of mankind in general, and Bandartwork! Ruben loves music, designing artwork, mercandise for bands and musicians and write and design comics. Here is a selection of his work.
Find more at www.raf-illustrations.com/.

Revolution in Lybia

Some drawings of the revolution.

REVOLUTION IN LYBIA

REVOLUTION IN LYBIA-2

REVOLUTION IN LYBIA-3

REVOLUTION IN LYBIA-4

REVOLUTION IN LYBIA-5

Sleepy Sun

A poster for the psychedelic-rockband Sleepy Sun.

SLEEPYSUN-2

SLEEPYSUN-3

SLEEPYSUN-1

krank

A cover design and some concept pages for a comic.

KRANK-1

KRANK-4

KRANK-3

KRANK-4

Marteria

Some rough merchandise designs for Marterias “Zum Glück in die Zukunft 2” in collaboration with NPIRE.

MARTERIA-1

MARTERIA-2

MARTERIA-3

MARTERIA-4

Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts

Bandartwork for a Gypsy-Punk Band
Artwork for posters, buttons, logos, an EP and an album for the German/Russian Gypsy-Punk Band Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts

Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts Poster

Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts drawing

Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts-1

Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts-2

Ivan Ivanovich & the Kreml Krauts-3

Grenade Boyz, portraits

These portraits are done with pencil and chalk and are based on photos found on the Internet. Two were basicly exactly as Ruben drew them, on one he changed the Grenade with a gun the boy was originaly holding.

Grenade Boyz-1

Grenade Boyz-2

Grenade Boyz-3

Professor Swine

Some poster just for fun dealing with consumerism and the strange way most butcheries are advertising themselfes.

PROFESSOR SWINE

We will annoy you, Album Cover

The Artwork for the Album “Feed it to the Flamingos” by We Will Annoy You. A Band that describes its Style as ULTRA POSTMODERN PSYCHOTIC FREE NOIZE or No-Music Music. And as the designer believes, the description really fits their sound.

WE WILL ANNOY YOU-1

WE WILL ANNOY YOU-2

WE WILL ANNOY YOU-3

Houellebecq & Hesse

Two great European writers Ruben admires.

Houellebecq and Hesse-1

Houellebecq and Hesse-2

Houellebecq and Hesse-3

ACAB. All Citizens Are Brave

This is not what this acronym stands for!
A poster Ruben made commenting on police violence and the prosecution of street artists.

All Citizens Are Brave

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)

2 comments

  • jv says:

    Please take down ‘ACAB. All Citizens Are Brave’
    The illustration depicts violence against children
    Gore and evil might constitute this dark work but it does not enfold what we share as good taste

    • GRaphicART says:

      Thanks for your comment. You have received the message wrong. Have you read what the image says? “This is not what this acronym stands for!A poster Ruben made commenting on police violence and the prosecution of street artists.”

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