A Different Vision: Where Fantasy and Reality Meet - VS821

Closed captions in English can be accessed in the video player.

Share this page


Featured Products


This session dives into the visionary realms of 3D motion graphics artist Mikaela Stafford and digital artist Kode Abdo (aka BossLogic), and how they navigate idea space to merge the real and digital worlds.

Kode is renowned for creating photo manipulations and artwork inspired by pop culture as well as crafting official promotional artwork for iconic Marvel blockbusters. Hailing from Melbourne, Australia, he transcended humble beginnings to revolutionize digital art, blurring the lines between reality and fantasy with his unique photo-manipulated images.

Mikaela embraces complex themes of a hypothetical future, exploring the intricate relationships between humans, technology, and nature through her vibrant, digitally rendered 3D environments. Her work creates captivating bio-digital landscapes where technology and nature harmonize, challenging viewers to envisage a future where digital technologies forge a renewed bond between humanity and the natural world.

Technical Level: General Audience

Type: Luminary Session

Category: Thought Leadership

Track: Graphic Design, 3D

Audience Types: Graphic Designer, Motion Designer, Illustrator, Social Media Content Creator

This content is copyrighted by Adobe Inc. Any recording and posting of this content is strictly prohibited.

By accessing resources linked on this page ("Session Resources"), you agree that 1. Resources are Sample Files per our Terms of Use and 2. you will use Session Resources solely as directed by the applicable speaker.

Inspiring Insights

Short videos to explore even more

Keep the learning going with insights from industry experts. Get hot tips and tricks and best advice in 50+ bonus video — all under five minutes

Not sure which apps are best for you?

Take a minute. We’ll help you figure it out.