Lei Lei: old school video game inspired art

Jo Mo Reader Find

By Jo Mo in New Design on Friday 16 November 2012

I came across Chinese animator Lei Lei about a year ago and I was instantly drawn to his old-school computer game inspired animations and use of jazzy intricate colorful patterns. His mix of hand-drawn illustrations and computer graphics were a refreshing change from the highly polished HD quality animations some people are geared towards. And they justified multiple viewings immediately.

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Tom Rhodes’ redesigned video game characters

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Illustration on Thursday 5 March 2009

Illustrator Tom Rhodes recently posted redesigns of popular video game characters, studies he did to practice inking. His version of Lara Croft is pretty amazing for its humor, but his Donkey Kong and Pong paddles also stand out.

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