Artist of the Week: Joshua M. Smith

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I honestly can not remember when I first stumbled across Joshua’s work, but from the start I was amazed.  Not only can this fine fellow do some crazy vector illustrations, he can hand draw like a master.

He has an incredibly strong connection to how the illustration can tell a story, often without words, and how the image should make you react.

“Don’t be a lazy ass designer and rip or live trace my work.  Those designers are the plague of design and should have their fingers broken off and banned from the profession.”              Joshua Smith

http://www.hydro74.com/

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Paper Work?

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Inspiration: H-57 Shortology Movie Posters

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Being a huge fan of minimalist or reductive design, when I stumbled across this simple movie poster series I absolutely fell in love with them.

Flashy photography and crazy lighting are not easy things to do well, but capturing an entire story well like is done here is pretty impressive.

Here is their website: http://www.h-57.com/