I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

These are the cool monstrous creations of Brian Miller. He recently completed them for The Robot Workshop activity book. Someone should turn his work into a sci-fi animation series a la Samurai Jack.

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

Giant Moster Smash!:

I actually had a few different options for the spread which included a more pulled out view of the monster, but the upclose view, as suggested by Giuseppe, worked much better within the context of the book.

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

Rise of the Evil Robots:


This was my favorite spread, hands down. The machinery, the composition, the robots... all of it was so much fun to draw!

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations


Invaders From Outer Space:

I grew up on shows like Robotech so I was excited to draw an alien invasion scene.

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

Bug Out:


To me, being able to explore artwork and find things within it was always rewarding as a kid.

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

Danger At 50,000 Leagues:

I really wanted to incorporate the typography into the scene as opposed to having it tacked on as an afterthought - and this was one scene which I thought came together well.

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

The Victory Screen:

I kept imagining the end of all those video games I played in the 80's as the credits rolled and all the characters were on screen cheering.

I wish they made an animation series out of these sci-fi illustrations

Brian Edward Miller is the award winning illustrator behind the Orlin Culture Shop. He provides custom illustration services and is available for commissioned work. Contact him via his website or through his agent.

You can see Brian's work on his web site and Behance, or follow him on Twitter.

You can also buy The Robot Workshop activity book here. The Art Director for the project was Giuseppe Castellano from Penguin US.


This is part of a series in which we are featuring really cool 2D or 3D illustrations and animations. If you are an illustrator or animator with high quality work, please drop me a line here.


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