Monday, March 29, 2010

Return of Evil Easter Bunny: Happy Easter

Here's this years rendition of the Evil Easter Bunny (click here to see last years).
He makes a return from last year.

Played around with the lighting and shadow for this one this year.
I threw in a shadow from a tree on the left side.. just to fall right on the kids and bellow the bunny (using it as a sort of a graphic design element)
Wanted to use that shadow/contrast to bring your eyes back to the kids and not just the bunny alone. I left a crack of light to highlight the eyes of the children, and the easter egg held in hand.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Return of Evil Easter Bunny

Been a bit crazy last little while.
I've been working on this on and off. Last year I had done the Evil Easter Bunny... and it was well recieved.
So I thought it would be nice to have him make another appearance this year.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

study + speed paint 2, 3 and 4

Last little while been doing a lot of practice painting.
Speed paints I'm finding is helping to get into a comfort zone easier.. but also a bit of frustration (not enough time!!!!).
But I'm also enjoying the challenge.

Friday, March 12, 2010

Oxford Family and Friends book 5 and 6

Some work I did for Oxford University Press is now in Publication.
I drew close to 97 b/w + grey scale drawings for "Oxford Family and Friends 5"
and another 97 b/w + grey scale for "Oxford Family and Friends 6"

I got a copy of each from Oxford from the mail today. As I flipped through the work books... I could hear my marker scream at me from the corner of my  desk...
"You must marker in mustaches and funny hats" some habits never die.

 Oh and also funny enough, my friend Eric Kim had done the cover for both books!

Some sample work.

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Speed Paint 1

I've been trying to do some excercises in the morning before starting work.
Speed painting isn't what I'm used to. My preference has always been line first. So I'm trying to get more used to thinking and working more on the fly within a time constraint.

So I had worked on this piece 1.5hr.

Sunday, March 07, 2010

space babies

I've been working on this on and off.
I tried to give it a little bit of retro 80's comic feel in the space background with swirls of colours.

Monday, March 01, 2010

Goku Dragonball DAC Challenge

Well over at Design a Character on DA.
This week challenge was  re-imagine Goku in a different style. (steps were supposed to be completed during the week... but I ended up finishing most of it last nite. A little bit pumped from watching Canada take the gold for hockey !)

I took it step by step, from roughs, line,  line + colour(comic)  to more painterly.
The more I colour I seem to find the line very distracting. I didn't intend in doing a painterly style.. but it seems to work better.

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