Wednesday, March 05, 2008
God's Green Earth...
Here is a conceptual layout that i designed for a feature film project that got canned before it even got off the ground. It was still a really fun project to work on though. While designing this piece I had priceless hands-on guidance from two amazing artists Tony Bancroft and Matthew Bates, while i was interning over at Toonacious Family Entertainment. I compiled a bunch of my favorite camping photos that I've taken over the years into a pile on my desk, picked out my favorite elements and then designed my forest around that. I was going for a similar draftsmanship style to the great and talented Marcelo Vignali and Armand Serrano (who I recently had the honor of meeting over at Sony Pictures,) incorporating a realistic value study with a stylized landscape drawing. I was graciously given some excellent advice for materials by Marcelo and had a lot of fun experimenting with Prismacolor black colored pencil on vellum. I plan on continuing this style cause it makes me feel more creative. Hope you like it. God bless