Tuesday, November 29, 2011

The Beginning - sketches

Whenever I start a piece I make a quick sketch of my idea in photoshop. I thought I would share some of those sketches. These are done somewhat quickly to block in composition. After this I'll do a little more detailed drawing to clean up the line work then try to work out where I want to use books and where I want to use cut paper and then I will work on color.

This first one is the roughest of the sketches I had a copy of. This is what most of them looks like at first. Very rough and sketchy to work out shapes and composition.

These next ones I have cleaned up the line work a little bit more. There are certain themes or elements that I like a lot. Those are birds, trees, and grave yards so you will see those in many of my pieces.

I've always had a thing for gnarled up trees either losing their leaves or void of them.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Vigil Nights - 2011

My studio, Vigil Games, put on a wonderful art show this year showcasing the talent of the my fellow co-workers. It was a great night! The Art Department in downtown Austin volunteered us their space and we packed the place the whole night. I had some of my work on display.

A big thanks goes out to all of those involved in putting the show together!

The Foes

Over the past year I've been busy creating physical version of my work below. Here are some that I've made.