Surreal Saturday – Surreal and Cryptic works of Joao Ruas

Inspiration March 2, 2013

The intricate lines, beautiful play of colors, surreal and cryptic imagery are what best describes the work of Sao Paulo visual artist Joao Ruas.  Fans of DC’s Vertigo Fables would easily remember his work since Joao was commissioned to do stunning covers. Apart from Fables Joao’s stunning work is also showcased in art shows and in top publications like Wired, Sunday Times and Playboy. He has also successfully published his very own art book entitled: “Yore”.

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The enigmatic imagery of his works is a must see for everyone and that is why we are featuring Joao Ruas’ ethereal work on this edition of Surreal Saturday.

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Check out more of Joao’s fantastic work on his website. Tell us what you guys think at the comments below! Follow us out in FacebookTwitter, Pinterest and Google+ also do subscribe to get your latest dose of design news, tutorials and inspiration.

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Patrick Jude Ilagan is a graphic designer/photographer hailing from the vast jungles of urban Manila. Always on the look out for visually appealing stuff he scours the internet and the bustling city in search of inspiration. His tools for mass creation is a Canon 500D along with a wide array of lights and lenses plus a 4 year old (but still fighting) laptop. Check out his work here.

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  • http://www.clippingpathzone.com/ Sila Mahmud

    Some Fantastic images here, some really
    creative, some excellent timing.