There are artists who paint from imagination and there are artists who draw live subjects posing before them, but then there are digital artists, who turn photographs into cheeky cartoon illustrations by using vibrant colors and subtle lines. Julio Cesar is one of the latter.
What this Brazilian artist does is really simple. He takes a photograph and reproduces it on paper by accentuating the facial expressions, using subtle lines, and paints it in vibrant colors. The end result is a stunning digital art painting. The fantastic blend of colors and lines give these illustrations from photos an authentic feel.
He draws his characters meticulously and effortlessly in a fun way without offending his subjects in any way. He is an expert at turning the photos of random people into cartoon characters of the likeable kind. He only requires a photograph that he usually receives from random strangers via email to turn it into a delightful work of art.
It is difficult not to be blown away by his awesome digital illustrations. His unique talent in digitally manipulating the photographs, keeping the aesthetics in mind, create real-looking caricatures and sketches.
Today, these fun series of portrait illustrations of random people are making waves on the social media. People who chance upon his illustrations make it a point to share them with their loved ones. Of course, his paintings are worth sharing, since they appear exquisite, especially when placed along the original photograph.
His illustrations look so real and tangible that it brings the characters to life! Of course, he charges a small fee for it. This fee is certainly a small price to pay for getting transposed into one’s cartoon avatar. His art is certainly a testimony to the hidden and yet to-be-discovered techniques in the digital world.
Check Some Of The Illustrations Of Peoples Cesar Made: