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Behind the Scenes: Illustrating a Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse poster with artist Brian Miller

Behind the Scenes: Illustrating a Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse poster with artist Brian Miller

"Alright, let's do this one last time... For real this time. This is it. My name is Miles Morales. I was bitten by a radioactive spider, and for like two days, I've been the one and only Spider-Man. I think you know the rest." — Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse illustration by Oktopolis: The Art of Brian Miller I was already a fan of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse so I was thrilled when I was approached to create an officially licensed illustration inspired by the film. I started by working up some simple grayscale concepts using tone and value to convey...

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Star Wars Artist BRIAN MILLER Returns to EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2020

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Star Wars Artist BRIAN MILLER Returns to EPCOT International Festival of the Arts 2020

International Festival of the Arts returns to Epcot for its fourth sensational year and they are bringing back the STAR WARS gallery. You will find gourmet fare, musical and stage productions, and a variety of talented artist all around World Showcase. The International Festival of the Arts combines three things guests love most about theme park festivals for weekends filled with international cuisine, Disney-inspired art and Broadway performances.Star Wars artist Brian Miller will be appearing at the STAR WARS pop-up gallery hosted by ACME Archives & Dark Ink Art. The STAR WARS gallery is located in EPCOT World Showcase between Italy and...

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Behind the Scenes: Star Wars Hot Wheels

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Behind the Scenes: Star Wars Hot Wheels

  "One of the first toys I remember playing with as a kid is Hot Wheels. I would spend hours connecting bits of orange racetrack so the cars to race through the house at lightning speeds. Each time I visited local shops I would have my eyes on the newest and wildest Hot Wheels, saving my allowance until I could add one more to my collection. If you had told 5 year old Brian Miller that someday their artwork would appear on Hot Wheels vehicles and packaging he would not have believed you. This is a childhood dream come true."  — Brian Miller, illustrator  ...

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Behind the Scenes: Illustrating a minimalist style Frankenstein poster with artist Brian Miller

Frankenstein

Behind the Scenes: Illustrating a minimalist style Frankenstein poster with artist Brian Miller

Few works of literature have done more to influence science fiction stories than Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, and fewer still have managed to stay relevant for over 200 years.  illustration by Oktopolis: The Art of Brian Miller for the Frankenstein at 200 exhibit. This commemorative poster style illustration for Mary Shelley's Frankenstein retells the famous story in one illustration. From the birth by lightning in Doctor Frankenstein's castle, to the monster's death by fire, this artwork invites you to follow the journey from start to finish. The monster's hand reaching into the pool of water to examine the beauty of the fallen flowers is broken when he gazes upon...

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Top 10 Tips for Collecting STAR WARS Poster art and 1 Big Mistake to Avoid!

Top 10 Tips for Collecting STAR WARS Poster art and 1 Big Mistake to Avoid!

I sat down with half a dozen poster art collectors to chat with them about how they started collecting artwork and how they manage their collections. Over the course of our discussions we came up with these Top 10 tips for collecting poster artwork. I want to share these tips with you along with some personal experiences and advice from each of these seasoned collectors. Before we get to the tips let’s take a moment to get to know our expert collectors: Alex Haugen — Alex is active in the Star Wars community where he is a member of the 501st Legion...

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