Sunday, March 16, 2008

Graffitti tagging robot. Just playing around with concepts and shapes. Trying to draw faster to keep ideas flowing.

Project for school a couple years back. Pen on brown paper with red marker and white color pencil for the highlights. Mounted on black board. Scanned and touched up in Photoshop.
Rival Schools Fanart, its Sakura. Loosely based on HTK's sketches.

Almost a self portrait. I suck at my own face it seems... oh well.
A dead tree. Blue color pencil (not non-repro) and darkened in Photoshop.

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Watercolor and Staedtlet pens on watercolor paper. Vague memories of a building i saw on my way to school in Hong Kong way back when.

Character shots. Muay Thai ninja guys.

Couple sketches to loosen up before working. Images are copyright their respective owners. Prismacolor Ultramarine blue then darkened in Photoshop.
A quick Optimus Prime before work.
"Transform and Roll Out"
Pencil and cleanup in Photoshop.

"i spit bullets on tha mic"
Cannonbusters Fanart.
Pencil then cleaned in Photoshop.

Character Design turnaround. Not much to say other than its a funky fresh money rockin Adidas kicks. Check the eyebrows!

Logo design for a T-shirt.
Exitus from the term Exitus Acta Probat "The Outcome Justifies the Deed"

More weapon concepts. Not as much concept behind these, more just for aesthetic appeal than anything. Wanted something more evil, more mean, more brutal looking.

Just some weapon concepts i threw together while listening to some RJD2. I envisioned a kind of crystal that was somehow resistant to energy. Meaning you could move it, but only slowly... it could move directionally across its "grain" but not in the other direction. For example if you had a shard, it could only be swung in the direction of the break's axis and not perpendicular to it. Maybe its the hardest material known, you cant even sharpen or form it. It can only be chipped by another piece... kinda like diamond except more intense and extreme. What if it glowed a really intense color and defied gravity?

Weapons made from this crystal would last many generations, the weapon always outlasting the owner so it was passed down from generation to generation, being so formidable it could never be used for another purpose they exchanged hands, looted from defeated opponents or passed on from master to pupil such that they shaped the destinies of those that carried them cuz they could not be shaped themselves... Something about weapons that look broken appeal to me. Broken swords, snapped arrows, battered shields really inspire me for some reason.

On the left is some kinda sword, something to back up that gangsta lean. The mace on the right would be an example of how the weapons are formed around the crystal, a battered shard with the fragments suspended in the air around it lending it a cutting edge as well as a bludgeoning mass. The shield in the middle would be something that an army would be based around. Perhaps it is prominently displayed on the lord's heraldry or a stylized version is tattooed on their shoulders as a mark of their service. I could see it being something men would die for cuz it could be used to shape destinies... ya know, the stuff legends are made of.
World of Warcraft fanart. Non-repro blue and Pencil. Seal added in Photoshop.

Design for a Alpha Ambience. Non-repro blue and Pencil.
Seal and Signature added later in Photoshop.