Thursday, May 28, 2009

Even More Light and Mood Studies!

A couple more light and mood studies updates. Assignments are getting more interesting and challenging :)

The following assignment was most interesting. We were given the outline, a colour palette for different parts of the picture, a sketch of the lighting in the scene, and had to come up with the whole painting without a reference screen shot:

We only got to look at the original screenshot some 2.5 hours into the painting. But by then, I had completed most of it using a pastel custom brush in Photoshop. Here's my take on it: (See if you can find the original screenshot!)

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Fishing for the Monster Marlin

Somewhere in the dense jungles and deep lakes and oceans of the world are unexplored regions where strange creatures of myth and legend may live undiscovered...

Looking at this guy with his rod, what could be going through his mind?

If he were a monster hunter, I can think of only one word: "BINGO!"