Sports Illustration

10 Winning Illustrations That Smash the Competition

Featured image: ©ilovedust | Rep: Debut Art

It’s undeniable the impact that sports has all over the globe. There are very few places that you can visit that sports aren’t an integral aspect of the community. And rightfully so, because sports not only holds physical benefits, it also teaches social skills while helping build character values through teamwork and competition.

Here are 10 artists that use their artwork to portray some of the most well-known sports from around the world and the people that take part in the physical activity.

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Chris Edser for NFL & Whistle Sports

Whistle Sports, an online media network responsible for creating football-themed social media content for the NFL, recently enlisted the help of Chris Edser to create a series of team matchup pieces titled, ‘Second Season’.

Chris’ artwork and animations are being featured on the NFL’s official social media outlets throughout the playoffs leading up to Super Bowl LI.

Check out the animations here.

Chris Edser is represented by the Illustration Room. Explore more of his work through his Directory of Illustration portfolio and at illustrationroom.com.au.

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©Chris Edser

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©Chris Edser

 

Dave Merrell for Adidas Tennis

Dave Merrell was commissioned by the London agency, We Are Social, to produce a series of 17 reactive illustrations under the ‘Create Your Stage’ hashtag, in conjunction with the US Open Tennis Championship for the Adidas Tennis Instagram feed.

The main objective of the project was to feature the key ambassadors of the brand wearing the new Adidas tennis wear while maintaining a true likeness to the players.

Take a look at more of Dave’s work through his Directory of Illustration portfolio & at davemerrell.com.

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©Dave Merrell

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©Dave Merrell

Marion Eisenmann + Fútbol

Marion Eisenmann was pivotal in the campaign to introduce Bridgestone as the new title sponsor for 2013 Copa Bridgestone Libertadores de América, the tournament that determines which club football team plays in the FIFA Club World Cup.

International Soccer Marketing commissioned a team including a director, a 3D animator, a composer, and Eisenmann as the storyboard artist and concept designer.

The motion graphic project was presented at The Draw, a media event in Luque, Paraguay in December of 2012.

Explore more of Marion’s extraordinary art on her website and in her Directory of Illustration portfolio!

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El Sorteo Stadium

 

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Trophy

 

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Cityscape

 

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Stadium

 

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