Monday, October 31, 2011

Calendar project

Here are the 5 watercolour paintings from my Editorial Assignment. They are all 12"x12" on cold press illustration board.

Friday, October 28, 2011

Final inspiration piece.

Assignment for my "Illustrating the Commentary" class, based on a quote from "Joe vs. the Volcano"

"My father says that almost the whole world is asleep. Everybody you know. Everybody you see. Everybody you talk to. He says that only a few people are awake, and they live in a state of constant, total amazement."

Thursday, October 27, 2011

2 more quick Conan updates.

Based on crits from yesterday, I removed the torch and played with the contrast a bit...which required some more webs to balance things out. Also touched up the ruby and his hand. Should be one more update - it's due tomorrow.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Conan today

First I fixed the anatomy a bit, based on a reference photo I took of myself.

Then I pushed the contrast a lot.

Then I continued to tighten things up more.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Conan progress

Spent a little over 2 hours work on this this morning.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Conan again...

More lighting, fixing anatomy, general rendering.

Conan in process

For my Illustrating the Narrative short story project, I chose "Conan and the Elephant Tower". I'm going to be doing a full page and a spot illustration, but I'm starting on the full page first. Photoshop.

After the initial thumbnail sketch, I began to lay in a bit of texture and lighting.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Commentary progress - next step

This may be the end, depends if I come up with something else cool to do to it before Friday *and* have the time to do it ;)

Friday, October 21, 2011

2nd Commentary Assignment - In Progress

Decided to go with a 3D piece for this one, to break it up a bit.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011

Ok, unless I see something blatant..

or hear back from someone I trust with suggestions, I think I'm throwing in the towel on this one.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Occupy Wall St. nearing the end?

Ok, I'm getting to where I think this is close - I don't want to over-render it, but I want it to read properly without using a lot of contour lines.

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Occupy Wall St. tightening

Next steps for "Occupy Wall St."

I tightened up the drawing, and added watercolour and metal textures to the image.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Initial sketch for "Occupy Wall St"

Doing this 100% digital, which I haven't done in a LONG time...

Richard Feynman Biography

Here are the 4 finished pieces for my Editorial Illustration assignment where we had to choose a biography and do 4 images based on it. I chose the physicist Richard Feynman and the book "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman."

Final Critnight piece

This is what I emailed to the organizers, so I guess I'm done ;)