Sunday, April 28, 2013

Speedvore Concepting

I've been doing some more concepts for the game I am going to be working on with my brother over the summer. Going through and working on fixing up characters so I can come to a final conclusion at least by the first few weeks of summer. Annd in the meantime, it's nearing the end of the semester and finals are coming to an end!

  "Speedvore Concepts"
Some quick concept sketches that I came up with for Sum 3, Speedvore, and Mira. Still in the process of refining to make final designs.

"CFD Sketchbook Pages"
Some more additions to my on-going sketchbook project in Commercial Figure Drawing.

"Weeklies Shape Characters"
This week at the Weeklies we made up little character designs based off of doodles (based off of the Cup of Doodle blog). I'm not particularly happy with how these turned out, but these were just drawn on an off-drawing day I guess.

"Video Posters"
And here are some posters I came up with for some of my Video projects, using stills from my videos.

Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Return of Piko

This week has had its ups and downs, but overall it's been pretty good. My CFD sketches have been improving, which has been making me feel a lot better about myself. So art-wise, things have been going better than usual. And I'm finishing up a bunch of my finals, which means the last few weeks won't be as stressful as usual.

 "Piko Re-Designing"
So I decided to try and figure out a new re-design for one of my characters. I've been struggling to find the right kind of design for him, but I think I'm finally coming to something a little better here. The color palette still isn't completely to my liking, but I'll just keep experimenting until I find something better. I'm still considering changing his name too, because I feel like I could come up with something better, but that's still gonna take some time to come up with as well.

"Animation Walk Studies"
Our next assignment in Animation II is to create a walk cycle with personality, so I did some gestural sketches of people walking to try and get a sense of their personalities through a simple walk.

"Illustration Face and Expression Studies"
Some studies we did for my Illustration class, dealing with value, facial structures, and expressions.

"CFD Sketchbook Pages"
Some more additions to my on-going sketchbook project in Commercial Figure Drawing.

"Weeklies Animal Sketches"
This week we sketched a variety of animals, which was actually pretty fun.

Monday, April 15, 2013

Through the Cave and in the City

So the beginning of this past week was really hectic with scheduling, but for the most part, it seems to have gotten a little bit better. But even so, it's been an awfully busy week with finishing up some digital pieces.

"Multiplane Background Animation"
This is the background that I illustrated, as well as the animation of it above. We're working on a multi-plane background in animation class. So I decided to go with a cave to go along with my blog theme.

Here's the value study and color study for my comic book cover for Illustration class, titled 'Invisible.'

 "CFD Sketchbook Pages"
Some more additions to my on-going sketchbook project in Commercial Figure Drawing.

Sunday, April 7, 2013

Concepts of Comic Book Me

So it's coming to that point of the year where it's really nice outside, but then there are finals and it's just so hard to stay focused. Plus there's scheduling tonight,  so I'm super stressed about that. Somehow I've been able to sketch a lot nonetheless. Anyway, here's what I've got for this week.

"Self Character Concepts"
These are a bunch of different styles I did of myself in the outfit that I'm pretty that I'm going with. Basically we're making a comic book cover in Illustration class and I am the main character. My favorite one is probably the third one.

"Self Marker Drawings"
Some initial character sketches I did of myself. These are the different outfits that I wear, but I decided to go with the last one to expand on. The one under it is a quick marker doodle that I did to figure out the right colors and feel for my more finished marker drawings above.

"Thumbnail Covers"
Some concept covers I came up with. I'm thinking about going with the one on the second page with the check mark next to it.

"Gesture Poses"
Some gesture drawings I did from comic book pages for my Illustration class.

"Acrylic Guitar Figure"
This is the piece that I did for our final in-class day for my Commercial Figure Drawing class. We were given the opportunity to choose whichever medium we wanted to use, and I decided to go with Acrylics. Ever since the previous class, I have felt a lot more excited to experiment with acrylics and determined to improve and learn how to paint with them well. So this was one more step towards that goal, which I will definitely try to head towards more this summer.

"CFD Sketchbook Pages"
Some more additions to my on-going sketchbook project in Commercial Figure Drawing.

"Pubby Doodles"
Some doodles I did while I was studying after meeting with Sarah, the creative coach whom I went to for some advice.