WELCOME! I am a Vancouver-based creative and this is a behind the scenes account of my work.
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Sunday, November 25, 2012
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Friday, November 23, 2012
Here is a little bit of cartography to show the lay of the land. When possible, I develop projects from the macro to the micro, starting with large-scale maps and progressing towards details.
The view from within Selestat Settlement.
The view from Horseshoe Bay facing due south.
Selestat at sunset.
The Selestat Forge Mechanism.
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Monday, October 29, 2012
Friday, October 5, 2012
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
I'm finally back drawing. I went out with my friend Antoine Sevilla to the neighboring village of Champeix the other day. During this sketch I fell in love with the idea of buying and restoring the place. Unfortunately after knocking at a few doors, I found out that it has been sold a couple of years ago to a lady planing on restoring it and flipping it. Oh well, there are plenty of other ruins in the Auvergne waiting restoration.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Monday, June 4, 2012
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Only two more weeks or so for backgrounds. I'm not sure quite how many I've created. If I had to guess I'd say 100+
I'm now averaging seven of these per day. Can't wait to see the final thing!
Friday, May 11, 2012
I'm exhibiting 25 additional BGs at the Ferry Building in West Vancouver next Tuesday (May 15th) Door open at 6PM! Definitely drop by and say hello!
Special thank you to my Production Designer Skyler Punnett who's work is amazing. Check it out here.
And to Jericca Cleland, my wonderfully patient director. She's worked on a tonne of productions including designing the filming and staging for Pixar's Toy Story 2 and Finding Nemo!
Saturday, March 3, 2012
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Here is the art for the campaign docks level and below it the multiplayer farm level. I just threw a gradient map on these. The BGs in the game are rendered in full colour. Click on these to see more detail.
Shank 2 is a 2D side-scrolling brawler coming out on Feb 7th on XBOX Live, PSP3 and PC.
Find out more Shank 2
Monday, January 2, 2012
I start an illustration with rough composition thumbnails(not posted) to establish the major shapes. These sketches become more and more focused till I feel confident enough to start the final illustration. In this case I worked traditionally with loads of tracing paper. I started by using red Prismacolor pencil. (You can see remanence of this in the scans) Then I traced over top with a mechanical pencil. The little "X" marks help me line up the different scans in Photoshop.