Saturday, July 30, 2011

Anti-Air radar

Anti-Aircraft radar emplacement silhouettes.

Still working on my Stähl Marz final, but figured it would be a good idea to return to exploring new ideas for Steel Stag.

Monday, July 25, 2011

Flag Sitter

I really should get back to Stahl Marz... one last random, showing painter some love.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Cartoon Mazda 3

Did this last night, had it set up right before the blackout, so I did it all to battery power.
Figured I should stretch my cute muscles.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Explosion legs

Been watching Feng Zhu's tutorials these past few days, and how Jeff Simpson works on Muddy Colors so I thought I would give it a shot.
Dropping photo textures is something I'm going to need to practice if I go that route.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Voodoo soldier

Another quickie, an idea I've had for the past week or two.
A break from working on Nicole's website and building a perspective grid for my Stähl Marz piece.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Random painting: Lipstick hat

Taking a break from the regular scheduling, mostly because building a perspective grid is going to be a pain, and I tired of working on Nicole's website.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Stahl März thumbs round 4

Took my favorite design, fixed the legs and some of the other details, and did some color studies.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Stahl März thumbs round 3

Picked out 5 favorite silhouettes and elaborated on them, making a few variations on each.
I'm not happy with any of the legs, I'll have to look at what other people have done.

This was by far the longest phase yet.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Stahl März thumbs round 2

Going through more thumbnails that reflect my decision to go with a hexapod (six legged) design, with a lot of armored car influence.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Stahl März thumbs

Thumbnails for Ianfodder's Stahl März WWI walker "commission."


I followed Arne Niklas Jannson's process tutorial yesterday. How did I not think of this before?
Using greys for the line and the shadow layers made me wonder if there would be a difference whether I used warm or cool greys. Turns out the final rendering has a much bigger impact.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

WWI tanks

Doing some studies for a possible commission thing at dA. A thing which I need to dig up.
British Mark IV

French FT-17

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Lizard soldier

Why is it so hard to find a painting to study? Probably because I can't decide, or lack of confidence in being able to reverse engineer the brushes used.

So I scribbled.

Monday, July 4, 2011

Marine PIV

Inspired by ProgV and that guy that said high school kids who have never been schooled have better work than I do.

Friday, July 1, 2011