Inspiration: Caricature art designs of celebrities

A caricature is an artform that resembles a portrait in a very distorted fashion. It exaggerates or distorts the essence of a person, animal or object to create an easily identifiable visual likeness. It can be insulting or complimentary and can serve a political purpose or be drawn solely for entertainment. Caricatures of politicians are… Read This »


Remembering Steve Jobs 1955 – 2011

I was never an “Apple” fan, frankly they’re too expensive for me. Owning one of their products is a status symbol where I’m from. But we can’t just ignore the genius behind it all, Steve Jobs was a visionary on a class all his own. He is a digital innovator that shaped the way we communicate, be entertained and share ideas today and probably for a very long time. Its his lasting legacy. He made us “Think Different”! From iMac, to iPod, to iPhone and iPad, and of course “Pixar”. continue reading


Captain America in 30 graphic inspirations

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Captain America first appeared in March 1941, created by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby. Steve Rogers, was a sickly military recruit enhanced to the peak of human perfection by an experimental serum to aid the United States war effort against the “Axis” powers in World War II. continue reading


Minimalist art deco poster design of DC heroes and villains

Michael Myer’s a.k.a. drawsgood illustration’s falls nothing short of awesome. I first got a whiff of his genius when he did an illustrated series of the characters from “LOST”, I became an instant fan and I’ve been stalking him ever since. continue reading


Green Lantern in 30 graphic inspirations

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While I slowly simmer in procrastination to write a new tutorial I’ve decided to make another graphic illustration roundup, this time from the DC universe and another summer blockbuster for 2011 (Please don’t let it be a disappointment). “The Green Lantern” is scheduled to be released on June 17, 2011 in 3D. In a universe… Read This »


Thor – The god of thunder in 30 graphic inspirations

Who doesn’t like mythology? How about a mythological character turned into a comic book super hero? And what if the comic book super hero was given a life on the BIG screen? This summer we will be seeing more than one comic book super hero turn to live action, starting with “Thor”, god of thunder… Read This »


How to create a cool pinwheel in Photoshop

For the first part of the year 2011, I would like to thank each and everyone of my friends and regular readers who drop by here every now and then to check out what’s new at prodigalconcepts.com and I wish you all good things this year and please continue to support my site and help… Read This »


Create a cute Twitter bird iCon in Photoshop

Twitter is such a powerful social networking and micro blogging service. It gives users the ability to reach out to a large audience with only a few line of text, which is why it’s a very popular tool with bloggers and especially online entrepreneurs because they are able to drive a lot of traffic to… Read This »


Johann Bodin’s magic cards and illustrations

Anyone familiar with “Magic Cards” knows that a lot of talent goes into the design of a single card. And I’m not talking about those David Blaine or Criss Angel types of magic cards that disappear in front of your face. What we have is commonly known as Magic: The Gathering or just Magic and… Read This »


Elpinoy Chester Ocampo’s Awesome Illustrations

I’ve featured a few articles on illustrators and their illustrations since I started prodigalconcepts.com. Graphic illustrations are manifestations of all the youthful imaginations we have as kids. Having them realized in print and digital form just makes it more enjoyable. Just like magic coming to life, it’s exciting. And with all the great artists out… Read This »

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