September 16, 2018
I was tasked with creating a fire wolf - the details I was given were quite detailed - black fur, with cracks on the skin showing magma coming through, with yellow eyes.
Here is the prep work I did:
And here is my final design:
September 15, 2018
For an exercise I had to create a swamp creature.
I wanted him to be living in the bayou in New Orleans. I've been there and used some photos for inspiration:
I love the creature of the Black Lagoon as well, so thought I'd use that as an influence:
I also liked the idea o...
September 11, 2018
Following on from my previous post, I started doing some design work, rough sketches and ideas for storyboards - this is how the final project came out:
September 10, 2018
A new exercise was to design some Lego Minifigures for the Stranger Things TV show.
I'm sure that most people are aware of the show by now - but just in case - here is the trailer from the Netflix show:
Before starting the actual design, I did lots of prep. I am a big fa...
September 9, 2018
For this exercise I had to create the following:
"Draw 1 portrait of 2 students. Create a mood board, showing 4-6 similar characters you will use as inspiration, for design and colour.
Draw 4 roughs, different ideas, to see how various looks work. You should have them pe...
September 8, 2018
Continuing on from my previous post, I came up with these designs which mix human and animal forms:
I then tried adding on some wings but I wasn't too fond of them:
September 7, 2018
Continuing on from my previous post, I started sketching some bones and skeletons:
September 6, 2018
Next challenge - design a character:
"Create a humanoid creature featuring a minimum 50% human bones. Exaggeration, design, extra parts like flesh and armor expected. Include at least 4 roughs of part or the whole of your creature. The final version can be draw on paper...
August 10, 2018
As part of my Photoshop course at Pluralsite, I have just completed the course creating appealing cartoons characters in Photoshop:
I learned a ton of really good stuff from this course.
When I went back I could see all the things that I needed to fix in my early charact...
July 16, 2018
Phase 5: Details:
Take design to a final stage with the cleanup lines, colour textures and additional elements, such as background elements or shadows you wish to add.
1. Using the character breakdowns in the earlier posts, choose on character and exp...
My love of 'The Iron Giant'
August 9, 2019
Artist to look up: Luke Pearson
August 1, 2019