The automotive industry in the Soviet Union spanned the history of the state from 1929 to 1991. It started with the establishment of large car manufacturing plants and reorganisation of the AMO Factory in Moscow in the late 1920s–early 1930s, during the first five-year plan, and continued until the Soviet Union’s dissolution in 1991. Below are 16 coolest, weirdest and fastest racing and concept cars which built in the USSR.
Built in 1934. Only one GAZ-Aero was produced by engineer Aleksei Osipovich. Its based on GAZ-A. Body is wooden and covered with metal plates. Standard engine was improved with aluminum head and compression ratio was increased. The speed of this car was still no match to other sport cars. Engine: 4 cylinder gasoline, 3,285 liters, 48 hp @ 2300 rpm. Continue reading »
Yuri Hill is a young freelance digital artist based in Ukraine. And his art is a totally creepy as hell! Just sit back and enjoy. Continue reading »
Apex Legends is already a smash hit. The game has garnered more than 10 million fans in less than a week — making it a tried and true competitor in the cutthroat battle royale genre. Apex Legends is a free-to-play battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. Let’s discover a collection of Concept Art made for Apex Legends! Continue reading »
Olga Orlova is a freelance Concept Artist based in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Continue reading »
Dive into The Art of Kobe Sek, Associate art director at Ubisoft based in Singapore. He has worked on numerous projects for Ubisoft, with some of his notable pieces manifesting themselves in the Assassin’s Creed series, where his specialization lies in concept art, character design, environment design and digital illustration. Continue reading »
Shota Tsukamoto, a Japanese salary man through the week, but at the weekend he plays personal photographer to his hedgehog. Not just relying on pure cuteness, he uses interesting themes, props and dynamic compositions in his work, to elevate his already photogenic model to something almost ethereal. Continue reading »
The builder of this amazing car was Gary “Chopit” Fioto, a New York custom car builder with a clearly eclectic moodboard. Fioto’s nickname, “Chopit,” craftily describes his central customizing philosophy. After he impressed custom-car traditionalists with his new interpretation on an old theme, a chopped ’50 Merc transformed into the sleek hardtop called “Tuf Enuff,” Gary Fioto performed his unique take on the Bubbletop genre. Continue reading »
In 1988, Minsk Automobile Plant designers created a prototype of a truck called MAZ 2000 Perestroika. It was revealed to the public at the foreign Paris International Motor Show and received the highest ratings from foreign experts.
These innovative projects were designed to breathe new life into the Soviet automobile industry, but due to the collapse of the USSR, they never went into serial production. Today’s concept cars can provide us with a glimpse into the future and give us a sense of the direction being taken by manufacturers as they use the newest technology of tomorrow.
However, sometimes it’s equally fascinating to look into the past. These quirky Russian car designs from way back provide an insight into the innovative and daring concepts of engineers from the USSR, which paved the way for modern cars. Continue reading »
An aspiring artist, Wenjuinn Png started out from a background in Graphic Designing. However, his strong interest in Illustration encouraged him to further pursue an illustration course earning him a Diploma in Illustration. While he is not busy painting for work, he enjoys painting his own personal paintings and indulging in articles about technology and weaponry.
Currently he’s an independent artist and he is currently working on illustrations for various web-based game and also card games companies. Continue reading »
Software engineer by day and digital artist by night, Eric Geusz works around the clock to produce his impressive artwork. From a Potato Spaceship inspired by the shape of a potato peeler, to a Tong Crane Ship inspired by—you guessed it—a pair of kitchen tongs, the artist’s work is not only incredibly imaginative, but bursting with detail. Continue reading »
Heaven’s Hell – The Art of Anthony Jones (previously), a beautifully presented, 128 page soft back art book from publisher Design Studio Press. This book explores the world of Heaven’s Hell, a place that takes place in the afterlife. The premise is that when you die, your spirit or soul is transported to another realm of being. Continue reading »
Richard Anderson is a senior artist working in the entertainment industry for over 10 years. Projects ranging from film, games, commercials and publishing. Clients have included: Marvel studios, Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, 20th Century FOX, Disney, NC Soft, Studio Canal, Samsung, Psyop, StarDust, and Random House. Game titles include Arkham Knight, and Guidwars 1 and 2. Continue reading »
John Nugroho is a concept artist and illustrator from Indonesia. Continue reading »
Donglu Yu is a concept artist working at Ubisoft Montreal, and is best known for her work on the Assassin’s Creed series, among which are Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Assassin’s Creed: Project Legacy, Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Her areas of specialty are concept art, illustration and visual development, all of which she has employed in creating artwork for the Assassin’s Creed series. Continue reading »
Masculinity is a concept as outdated as can be, and yet in 2018 it’s as prevalent as ever. Photographer Jack Daly has been surrounded and pressured by stereotypes forever, and finally he’s calling it out. Continue reading »
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