Under the sea detectives
Sunday, October 15, 2023
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
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Saturday, October 9, 2021
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Friday, January 15, 2021
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Saturday, November 23, 2019
I remember a challenge question along the lines of:
Illustrate the word "giant".
Try to avoid cliches of previous representations AND size comparisons...
The one without the other... "giant" without something not giant...
None of these are that. But exploring character looks pays off in other ways.
Using Tayasui Sketches
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Monday, October 29, 2018
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Literally little Photoshop comps.
Done tiny - these cant have much detail. They have to be about the layout.
Oddly - no tool I have is as easy to use for fast comping as Photoshop. The program gets this level of job done without the strange hinderances that other programs throw into the process.
Just the brush and layers.
Colors for comping - dropped back so far they (hopefully) dont influence actual color design of the final art.
Probably should have dropped it to grey scale - but no color is no fun.
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
A take on the classic using Affinity Designer.
A color version (original) and sepia alternative.
This interpretation was based on a rough done for a book of nursery rhymes.
I liked the comp for its different feel and colors (tho not the original spider).
And then there were some other ideas tried as well.
The mushroom stairs comp:
This was closer to the final version that was finally cut from the book.
The modern slant - with tech being the seductive element.