The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Ryan Quincy

The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Ryan Quincy

Ryan Quincy

Going through my folder of desktop wallpapers, I sometimes lose track of some amazing gems that I still have to give away to you all, and this wallpaper is a fine example. The artist is a guy named Ryan Quincy, a fellow who wrote me in March asking if he could submit a design to the DWP. I checked out his work and thought it was pretty funny, plus he happens to be the animation director on South Park (seriously, IMDB him) so I thought he might come up with something pretty sweet. I also asked him if his piece could be painted, and awesome enough he actually said yes!

The wallpaper itself is pretty rad, in fact it almost looks like it was painted directly onto an old desktop, something I think is genius. It’s filled with all sorts of Ryan’s little critters and creations, flying through the air off to do something magical I’m sure. I love all the colors and shapes, and it’s kind of funny but there’s even room for icons, at least for us Apple folk. I think it’s also cool to have a change a pace from all the computer drawn wallpapers to something that’s been done lovingly by hand. Awesome job Ryan, thanks for the sick wallpaper.

15 Comments The Desktop Wallpaper Project featuring Ryan Quincy

  1. jue September 18, 2008 at 12:33 AM

    i’ve been waiting for this one!

  2. theorist September 18, 2008 at 4:11 AM

    Love it!

  3. Zach September 18, 2008 at 5:28 AM

    This one is so awesome.

  4. Jon September 18, 2008 at 11:18 AM

    This may be my new favorite. Thanks Bob and Ryan!

  5. Nilas September 18, 2008 at 11:34 AM

    awesome. top 3 @ wallpaper project

  6. sparrow September 18, 2008 at 7:52 PM

    I would like to upholster the inside of my car with this image….that way I’m always travelling somewhere magical.

  7. g September 18, 2008 at 11:49 PM

    beautiful. thanks!

  8. Shawn September 21, 2008 at 7:13 AM

    I love the colors as well. I’d totally buy this as a painting

  9. Erkan September 21, 2008 at 12:46 PM

    this one is fresh!!

  10. fernanda September 21, 2008 at 8:53 PM

    perfect! one of my favorites of DWP.

  11. alexis September 22, 2008 at 11:07 AM

    nice! this is my current desktop at work. sadly it is a pc so i’ll have to do a little housecleaning. brilliant.

  12. kyle September 22, 2008 at 11:57 AM

    Say a guy like me wanted to post one of those as my iphone wallpaper. How would a guy like me go about doing that? I confuse easily.

  13. BobbyBobby September 22, 2008 at 12:05 PM

    The easiest way is to visit this entry on your iPhone, then click the iPhone link, which ever one you like best. When the image shows up, hold your thumb on the image and it’ll give you an option to “Save Image.” Once that’s done you can simply set it as your wallpaper!

  14. catherine September 30, 2008 at 6:56 PM

    i love this! i’ve had it as my desktop background at work for a week now and people keep on asking me about it. everytime i happen to close all the boring word, ie, and outlook windows and i see this it makes me smile.

  15. Ryan Q. October 3, 2008 at 10:54 AM

    thanks for all the kind words about my wallpaper. i had a blast creating it. thanks a bunch to bobby!

    mahalo,
    ryanQ.

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