Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Duplicate of a Duplicate Art show: Jan 15th - Feb 15th

So I have been involved in this art show "Duplicate of a Duplicate" You saw the thumbnails sketches in my previous post. I really wanted to go to the opening show but I couldn't...:'( Apperantly, the opening night went really well! (People stayed until 11pm even though the show was supposed to be from 7-10pm!) Here are links to announcements about the show... Actual illustration will be posted soon!

living proof magazine

joyengine.com

blacksheepnc.com

Show will be happening until Feb 15th so if you are in the area, go check it out:)

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Thumbnail to sketches - Illustrations for a show

I have been working hard on the illustrations for a show in January. The concept was vaguely "inspiration" so I started thinking about what inspires me. In the end I am always interested in human. And I wanted to create something on the dark side. I came up with a concept of cards along the way. So below are the process of how the ideas came together... I used to have "Joker" card included with this series but I didn't like any of the ideas that came up.
Sketches on crappy paper to transparent paper to adjust layout, and scribbling on the back of the final layout to transfer to the good paper:)
Some doodles of "J" for Jack of clover.Final "A" for ace, "K" for king, "Q" for queen and "J" for jack.
Final line work done with charcoal. Lesson learned: I need better chacoal pencil.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Funny Japanese commercial

Being back in Japan for few weeks is very tiering but exciting! So many new things to see:) This is a commercial that made me laugh the most. You probably need to understand Japanese but... I like the look of this animation too!