Thursday, August 14, 2008

Side Project

Here's some art I did for a personal side project recently, sorry I didn't put it up sooner:

It's some kind of alien energy amplifier installation that's piggybacked on a hydroelectric dam in the American Southwest. They're stealing our power to build a hyperspace bypass! At right is our human stealth soldier who's trying to infiltrate the plant and destroy it.

Here's the initial set of value thumbnails:

Then I did a larger value pass:

And then a fairly tight line drawing over that:

From there I combined the line art and value pass and painted it. It's kind of a rough paint, about halfway between a speed paint and a polished image.

Also, I did a some more detailed drawings of one of the big weird machines, first a couple of orthographic views:

Then a 3/4 view lineart and color:

This wasn't an assignment for the environment class, but it was kind of related to it. I don't think it counts as homework, because it's not in the theme of the class... oh well. :)


Anonymous said...

Dude, your art rocks. I'd enjoy being that good. But then, I wouldn't be able to harp down on myself.

Love the comic.

Craig R. said...

submit some of this to some of the east coast convention art shows, where some of the SF/F publisher's art directors can see it.