“Adaptation” by Jeff Huang
Created for Desktopography 2010.
Mother nature always finds ways to adapt itself, regardless of how the world evolves.Download “Adaptation” Wallpaper pack, here.
“Renascentia” by Jeff Huang
Created for Depthcore XLI – Mirror. Latin for “Rebirth”.
Imagine – in the future, the souls of the undeserving dead could be captured and maintained, as systems are set to re-create their physical bodies at any given stage of their life. These machines would draw forth the lifeforce of mother nature itself and use that to revive and restore life. Because mother nature has a unlimited amount of energy, we could potentially be able to revive as many innocent lives as we need. Through this process, we would be able to restore lives of the innocent, as physical death would no longer mean the end of their lives. Deaths from great tragedies and vast natural disasters could be made up for, and families could be reunited.Download “Renascentia” Wallpaper pack, here.
My artwork is simply a glimpse into my personal world – the world of Jeff Huang.
Enjoy, and let me know your thoughts!
This episode is entitled “Is Photoshop Remixing the World?”. A description from their YouTube page:
Photoshop has completely revolutionized our visual culture. Artists now use Photoshop to create complex imagery that would have been impossible 20 years ago. It has also profoundly changed the art of photo retouching, turning a labor intensive process into an artful and often controversial digital workflow. But possibly the most current and expressive influence can be seen in meme culture online. With the ability to alter any image in the media landscape, everyday people now have the means to critically comment on culture and spread their ideas
virally, leveling the playing field between traditional media creators and consumers. Photoshop has changed the way we communicate, the way we express ourselves, and the way we view the world and each other.
You can watch the full episode and my interview/thoughts here…sorry I’m not the best speaker on Earth! I was definitely a little nervous since I don’t get to be in front of a camera a lot.
If you enjoyed watching it, please feel free to share it! I’d love to hear your thoughts because I love Photoshop, and I truly believe it is a perfectly valid art medium!
Ok, it’s just me. For a long while now, I’ve been such a perfectionist with myself that it makes me put many more hours into an illustration, even though the general audience wouldn’t even notice the details. Do I call this self discipline, or do I call this retarded? I want to believe that this is a good thing. I’m sure I can work faster and be more carefree but somehow I can’t get myself to overlook any flaws. I noticed that I do this with client-based work as well because I just can’t seem to get myself to give up quality over simply delivering something “worth the time.” I could be doing a $1,000 job or a $10,000 job, but I still find myself putting in 101% of my efforts.
When I was about to release this new version of my portfolio, I accidentally stumbled into the folder of the first version of The Fifth Order – that was 2006. I quickly realized that it’s been 6 years since I’ve launched my official portfolio, and almost 8 years since I started doing digital art. Where does the time go? I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on my work these past years, and the evolution of my portfolio, The Fifth Order.
I’ve worked with Ikon for the past year and it’s been fun. What they do is that they sell private licenses of these stock illustrations to editorials, etc. It’s pretty much a stock images website, but for illustrations and is privately owned. You can check Ikon Images out here by going to their website.
Here is a preview of 2 finished stock illustrations out of 27 that I made in this batch. In these 2 specific illustrations, I am tackling the theme “Harmony.”