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traditional animatior. Also character designer and storyboard artist.

Monday, June 24, 2013

Remember Me

Some fan art of Nilin from the Capcom game 'Remember Me'. I used actress Jurnee Smollett as a reference to give her a different more ethnic look. So now she has curly hair and a flatter nose. I feel like it gives the character a bit more definition because female characters tend to just be pretty rather than have depth to their appearance. That said I forgot the scar over her lip... I'll add that later. I don't know if this is coincidence but both 'Gravity Rush' and 'Remember Me' feature tan/black female characters and have some heavy relation to France. I know Gravity Rush was influenced by French art but I don't know about the latter.  

Apple & Cinnamon

Cinnamon: brutally honest, smart, fair, determined and ruthless. The leader of the protagonist from Project: Arrow

I really don't know where the title of this post came from.

Day in the life of the VideoGame Pawnshop

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Mind Forest

An exercise I like to do is to try to trace the origin of a conversation I have with someone and figure out how it began. Occasionally someone actually asks a question, but usually one conversation is 'nested' (too much flash) within the context of something completely different being discussed or happening. I started applying this exercise to actual people, ideals and general perceptions I have. A lot of what we think about any of this is derived from what other people think about these same things. We allow others perception of life and the things in it to 'weigh in' on our own judgments. These things are relative to us, especially with people we should not allow another persons questioning, or lack of knowledge of the important things in our life to completely change what we already know, what we want or need. Maybe take another look at things but don't forget where they have a place in our lives. Except karaoke. There is no place in the future of human kind for that. Or dub step. That should go back to the Transformers sound board that it fell off of.

So this is an art blog.... Here's a concept of an alien. Based much more on reptiles than... aliens I suppose. No mouth per say because the purple tongue like object would shake to make different pitched noises to communicate as well as receive sound. The 'eyes' are light sensitive but don't rotate or move like am eyeball. The neck is thicker allowing it to turn further than a person. More like a owl or lizard.