Lost Concepts: Part 4 — Transformers

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Lost Concepts

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Lost Concepts

An Idea On Its Own

During the production of Transformers: The Movie, I was asked to submit some ideas for poster designs, and other concepts to sell the motion picture.  I knew it was a Michael Bay film, and that he had a love for fast cars, scantily clad perfect women, and shiny metal objects, and I hoped to bring a fresh perspective — considering I had seen nothing … Continue reading

Lost Concepts: Part 1 — Almost Human

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Lost Concepts

This entry is part 1 of 4 in the series Lost Concepts

 

Almost Human Concept Art

Occasionally a sketch can become something else.  I have taken to the iPad for illustration, as many have over the past few years.  it is convenient, and allows me to do more finished work as well as sketch on-the-fly.  Tasked to do some concept illustrations for the series Almost Human, I quickly re-purposed one of my sketches for varying concepts of android design for the (unfortunately) cancelled show.  Here are some of them:

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AGsketchbook — Oct. 26,2014

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series AGsketchbook

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series AGsketchbook

Not everything in a sketchbook is a scribble that needs to be finished. Occasionally it is a work of art that has no purpose other than to be drawn. This one was actually inspired by someone holding their fingers to their eyes as glasses. You never know what will inspire you.

 

 

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AGsketchbook — Oct. 19, 2014

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series AGsketchbook

This entry is part 2 of 10 in the series AGsketchbook

Scribble Ships

It is easy to fall into a pattern or style of illustration. To break the monotony, or creative block I occasionally like to apply an exercise I learned in Art School. The fact is, with a slight application of imagination, even a scribble can look like a face.  Therefore scribble on a page, and find the face. I figured this would work for spacecraft as well.

 

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AGsketchbook — Sept. 28, 2014

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series AGsketchbook

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series AGsketchbook

I Love A Good Sketch.

Sketches have a raw energy to them that an inked line sometimes robs in final form.  Do not misunderstand, a fully inked final image when done right is a beauty (Frazetta and Kirby come to mind), but that initial idea and energy are in the sketch many times, and the final is a poor cousin.

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