Visual Library Studies: Hard Surface (& Some Miscellaneous)

Starting this week, I’m working on some motorcycle sketching, painting, and visual library building as hard surface art and design is an area I know I need to work on.

A Photoshop study of Daniel Simon's Tron: Legacy Light Cycle
Here is my Photoshop study of Daniel Simon’s Tron: Legacy Light Cycle…I thought it came out pretty good!

 

Sketches of the above light cycle, one of which I used as the basis of my painted study
Sketches of the above light cycle, one of which I used as the basis of my painted study

 

Some police cycles
Some police cycles…
And a profile sketch of the Honda NM.
…a profile sketch of the Honda NM.

 

And lastly, a couple of value studies of paintings overlooking a city...inspiration for my next portfolio piece

fzd_neuro_art_05 study
And lastly, a couple of value studies of paintings overlooking a city…inspiration for my next portfolio piece.

A New Character & A Little Taste of Hong Kong

Some original character designs for today: This unnamed girl is the main character in a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi/fantasy story I plan to tell...I have narrowed her look down to these three iterations, the one on the left being my favorite so far, as it fits the most with her rough and tough backstory.  I do plan on developing the other two a little further to see where I can take them, however, and if they can work in the context of my story. To be continued....
Some original character designs for today: This unnamed woman is the main character in a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi/fantasy story I plan to tell…I have narrowed her look down to these three iterations, the one on the left being my favorite so far, as it fits the most with her rough and tough backstory. I do plan on developing the other two a little further to see where I can take them, however, and if they can work in the context of my story. To be continued….

 

In addition to those, I've been doing some architecture sketches that will probably inform my post apocalypse world while building visual library.  So here are some sketches of some buildings from Kowloon City in Old Hong Kong.  I am particularly interested in this densely populated architecture, as it doesn't seem to far off (with a few tweaks) from my vision of a dystopian future city.
In addition to those, I’ve been doing some architecture sketches that will probably inform my post apocalypse world while building visual library. So here are some sketches of some buildings from Kowloon City in Old Hong Kong. I am particularly interested in this densely populated architecture, as it doesn’t seem to far off (with a few tweaks) from my vision of a dystopian future city.

 

Kowloon City, Hong Kong Sketch II

 

Visual Library Studies: From The Ocean to the Garden…And Then to the Apocalypse!

Sorry for no post last week, it was pretty hectic and I didn’t get to do as much as I would have liked in the ol’ sketchbook.  Anyway, here’s some of what I’ve been up to lately:

Great White Photo Study
Great White Photo Study

 

Some plant studies, including a Bonzai tree on the left
Some plant studies, including a Bonzai tree on the left

 

Some studies of semi post-apocalyptic clothing for a character design of mine.
Some studies of semi post-apocalyptic clothing for a character design of mine.

 

...continued.
…continued.

Visual Library Studies: Iguana Painting & Prehistoric Beasties

Value Study of an Eduardo Pena landscape painting
Value Study of an Eduardo Pena landscape painting

 

Green Iguana Study
Green Iguana Study

 

Utahraptor This is probably the closest dino to the Velociraptors from the Jurassic Park movies (real Velociraptors were about the size of a medium-sized dog) and of course it has since been discovered that these dinos, along with many others, had feathers covering much of their bodies.

 

Spinosaurus Another Jurassic Park favorite, Spinosaurus was represented pretty accurately in the movie as one of the largest-and possibly the largest-of the carnivorous dinosaurs.

 

Ankylosaurs A group of armored dinosaurs, some of which have clubs on the ends of their tails for defense.