JSC part3

Time to dive into a suite of J. Scott Campbell's stunning covers for Marvel. He is something of a cover junkie really, while it is great to see his work there, it does make the interior artist seem…


Tron Legacy Concepts

Tron is one of those classic sci-fi films, the decision to bring it back to our screens must have been exciting for any concept artists and/or industrial designers who might join the fun. There is a…


Time Based Viz - second assignment

Jeremy's Time Based Visualisation is one of the cool courses running here in FBE this session, where students are learning how to create architecturally related video, combining shot footage,…


JSC part2

A quick look at J. Scott Campbell's work on some superheroes, again via his Deviant Art Gallery. He certainly brings the classical comic overstyling to superheroes, accentuating lines, muscles,…


JSC part1

My plan is to do a short series of blog posts devoted to J. Scott Campbell, comic artist extraodinaire. Rather than lump a series of his gorgeous imagery, sketches, panels, videos and more into one…


Red Bull Photos

[Photos from the Red Bull Illume contest 2010 via the official site] Red Bull have a special site illume, which draws together a whole thread of stunning imagery. The finalists in their Image Quest…


Lego Architecture

Lego is very cool stuff, so when an artist like Adam Reed Tucker uses the medium to create his vision of some famous modern architecture the result is this. Brickstructures shows off this endeavour…


Drexel Sampler

Drexel uni has a nice Student Sampler, which is just the sort of combined showreel we have been looking at for FBE as well. The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts and Design has a great range…


Skulduggery Pleasant

The kids just love this book series, Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy. Here are a few wallpaper images from the site showing off the skeletal physique of the main character and some of the other…


BENV2423 Experiment 1

The Real-Time Interactive Environments course here in FBE is always one to watch. They use CryEngine2 to create experiments around the Porosity research. The students are well into Experiment 2 now,…


Trailer Park

This post is a simple collection of some recent trailers for both games and film that caught my eye for some reason. These show off their game/film with great gusto, inspiring our engagement with the…


Story Symbol

Here are a couple of speedy renderings of the magical symbol aligned with Alicia's story. She has a series of magical characters all of whom seem to be drawn to darker usage of their magic. So I…


SketchUp 8

Google have released the latest version of their wonderful modelling application. SketchUp 8 brings a modest set of enhancements by 3d software standards, but keeps well to its logic, which is an…


Studio Ghibli comes to the PS3

[Ni no Kuni screenshots via the Joystiq article] A new game coming to the PS3 is Ni no Kuni, created by Level5 with animation by the legendary Studio Ghibli. There can be no better studio to put at…


I'm the Freeman

I think I would still rank HL2 as the best gaming experience created to date, even if it isnt the game type that resonates with me most. The compelling experience was filled with new physics-based…


Lady Shapuel

Here is the fully coloured up image for Alicia's story of Lady Shapuel and her Togar.


Character concept

Alicia is writing a story and has asked for some character art to go with it. Here is one of the main characters as a sketch and WIP colour. The sketch was paper and pencil with the colour…


Hotel Fox and graphical spaces

One thing out of favour in modern architecture and spatial design is the use of decoration. The idea of having patterns, drawings or characters on walls is pretty much confined to kids bedrooms.…


APB

I have only seen All Points Bulletin played a little (havent tried myself), but the character customisation is truly the standout feature and in the context of the game does improve the game,…


Artist - Skipio

[Skipio concept art from his site] Here is a little feature of Kuen Ju Kim, aka Skipio and his character concept art. His blog may be all in Korean, but his site, rabbiteyes gives us a gallery of…