Showcase: 74 Greatest Examples of Robot Art
Robots are everywhere. In media, in our lives, in our future. And you know what? Robots are cool. Advancement in technology has made robots enter even our household and they are represented widely in media as well.
Video games, books, movies all have different approaches at robots and some iterations have caused us to even question our humanity by making us ask the dreaded question, “what does it mean to be human”. As with anything, when there’s such a great concept that is both realistic and open for imagination, there are great pieces of art of it. So, we went on a quest to find the best robot art that we could find and prepared this article to share with you and to give the talented artists behind these a little more visibility.
We have found various different types of robot art. From pieces of killer robots to cute mechs that prove that a machine can be adored. So, without much delay, let’s get into it.
Top 74 Robot Art Examples
A cute and deadly skater robot. This small guy is rolling towards an explosive exit.
It’s a horse, it’s a robot. What more could we ask for? It looks fantastic and seems like you could ride it as well.
Her name is Sheeba. She’s a cute and clumsy robot that only wants some sunshine in her city.
Although he is small and far from deadly, he’s still commanding. Perfect robot for a furnace or a barbeque.
What’s better than an owl robot as a sentry? Probably nothing. Immaculate design and great 3d modeling.
The artwork of the Mechwarper card in Blizzard’s trading card game Hearthstone. It’s one of the most hated cards of its time. But the artwork is incredible!
He’s fast but not furious. An ideal skating partner. You shouldn’t offer a race though.
AzTech. What’s more to say? It’s Aztec and it’s a robot. Great combination.
A block-type robot. It has wheels, a happy face, and probably can be used to move or store goods.
The artwork of a Longneck from the PlayStation hit Horizon Zero Dawn. They are gigantic, peaceful, and you can climb on top of their heads!
We probably don’t need to tell its name. A good artwork of the famous R2D2, this article would probably be incomplete without mentioning the most famous robot.
The Mother Robot from the Netflix exclusive I am Mother. One of the best depictions of a robot in movies. Great 3d modeling as always too.
A guardian robot probably inspired by a raptor. There’s not too much explanation of it but the design is quite unique and excellently done.
A robot probably doesn’t get cold so the hood is added for the fashion value. Great style, great design, and an overall great portrait.
Nature claims almost everything. A great piece of art depicting even something as artificial as a killer robot will end up as a part of nature.
A man and his robot companion walking through a desert. We really liked this one.
If her face hadn’t fallen off, we wouldn’t know that she was a robot. A perfect piece of robot art.
Not all transformers have to be cool cars and killer robots. Hiding in plain sight is almost always better. A great take on the concept of robots that transform into cars.
A robot that spews fire. Approach with caution. It looks cute-ish until you see the skull painted on its head.
A very creative way to design a robot inspired by a gorilla. The only explanation the artist has written is “I see bananas.”
A sentry robot that probably would serve best as a cop. The artist has designed some fantastic robot art examples as a part of an ArtStation event named March of Robots.
She’s beautiful and scary at the same time. The real question is that can this fairy robot can fly?
The juggernaut golem is a giant robot in heavy armor. With huge. Fists. We definitely don’t want to meet this guy.
Unlike most robot art we found, this one does not look remotely like a human, and that makes it scary, scary is good. Imagine this guy slithering in some hallways zapping around. Creepy.
A more realistic robot art that is stuck with a permanent frown. But they mean good. Really.
A robot medic that is thinking who he should be healing when everyone is a robot.
A wonderful piece of robot art created in the unreal engine. Seriously, this is unreal, look at how realistic it looks.
The benign but deadly robot lady Echo. The latest hero added to the video game Overwatch.
A tiny little devil robot that is after who knows what kind of mischief. Devious little mech.
Different color palettes for some cool robots. Our favorite is the blue one.
If robots could have nobility, this guy would probably be a duke or something.
It’s big, it’s clunky but sturdy. A great look at the concept of a robot in a setting that is less technologically advanced.
Is it a box or is it a camera? Oh nevermind, it’s a robot. Great design!
A robot that is inspired by a rabbit. The style is quite interesting and unique. Overall great piece of robot art.
A cowboy robot that had the potential for the perfect name. The CowBot.
We love fractal geometry. We love robots. We love this piece of art.
The sharkdog robot is a tracker that can catch any scent.
P4Ng0L1 is a robot pangolin. We love these types of artwork that can be a bit more creative than just designing robots in the human form.
A robot scientist with its own work station. Looks like it has jumped out of a sci-fi cartoon.
Another humanoid robot art. This one was called neglected.
A titanic robot art. You wouldn’t want to upset this guy,
Cyborgs are technically not robots. And this piece of art is called “Cyborg Girl” but this piece deserved a spot in our article.
Another unique style creating a great piece of robot art. The Manta Black is a great fusion of a robot, a human, and a panther.
The best part of being a robot is you can easily upgrade yourself.
Amaterasu is the Japanese goddess of the Sun. This robot art is heavily inspired by her original depictions.
This piece is called Lil Betsy. But Betsy isn’t the big robot we see. Actually she’s the small robot that is controlling the larger mech. Sweet!
A robot cop with its hammer and shield. Looks swift and strong. Please don’t make them real.
One of the most popular types of robot art is samurai robots or robots that wield a katana. We’ll see a few more on the way.
Spikes, a skull, and a dark background. Nothing looks more menacing.
Another great piece of robot art. This time it’s an Egyptian themed robot with a sword. The illustration and the background all blend together perfectly.
The Goliath MK 3 is designed for effectiveness. This is another great example of robot art done right in the Unreal Engine.
A ronin is a samurai without a master. This piece is called ronin 21. So, it’s a robot samurai without a master, a program maybe?
Melee weapons are quite popular in robot art. This piece is a perfect demonstration of that.
The Rage Reaper is another great example of a warrior robot art.
The classic Gundam theme. The best representative of the style we found.
She’s cute, she’s deadly. A Japanese Anime inspired piece of robot art.
The unreal engine is truly unreal.
We were hesitant to add the space rabbit because we were unsure if it’s a robot or an exo-suit. But then we checked the feet. Definitely a robot.
Ever vigilant with its spear. This robot guard is an excellent interpretation of a traditional warrior.
The following pieces of art are created by the same artist and are our favorite ones.
Our second favorite of this series of artwork. The robot monk is perfect. That’s it.
This is our favorite piece of art. Period. The robot priest is majestic, commanding, and brilliantly designed.
The robot shaman is great. That headdress, that stance. Did we mention that we love this artist???
We warned you about Japanese robot warriors. There was a lot. All of them were great and we had to pick the very best.
An excellent interpretation of the Game of Thrones character Oberyn Martel.
Again, lots of Japanese inspired robot art. A robot ninja in an excellent pose.
Shredder, Darth Vader, and a Samurai enter a bar. The result? Perfect robot art.
Those who were into Lego in the early 2000s, probably know Bionicles. This piece of art is a wonderful depiction of how a Bionicle would look.
Shadow is a robot sniper with a bi-pedal configuration and a quadrupedal configuration. The design and artwork are both great.
A geisha robot who looks both elegant and deadly at the same time.
Zenyatta is an omnic monk from the Overwatch video game. Omnics are basically robots with consciousness. Zenyatta is a spiritual leader to both robots and humans. Neat.
Another piece of robot art from the artist who designed the robot Oberyn Martel. This one is an excellent depiction of how Tyrion Lannister would look like if he was a robot.
Bastion is another robot from the Overwatch universe. He’s an old killer robot that has gained his own free will and has made friend with a hummingbird.
That’s all from us for now. We’ve searched through thousands of artworks to find the best examples of robot art to include in our showcase. This article is not set in stone and we’ll keep updating it as we come by even greater robot art examples. If you think we’ve missed some or if you want to get your artwork featured, let us know in the comments!