Stroggtank art and armour reference

I am always on the lookout for reference art (and other imagery) for projects, including the current character design thinking for Moths vs Butterflies. The Butterfly armour here involves fine…


Tron Legacy

Just watched Tron: Legacy so thought I would comment a little... Trailer SummaryThe film builds on the original Tron classic from 1982 bringing back Jeff Bridges and Bruce Boxleitner to boot. We are…


Soa Lee 3D Butterfly Imagery

Here are a couple of images from Soa Lee's CGPortfolio Gallery which have elements of Butterlies as reference for me on the ongoing work for Moths vs Butterflies. These are all using 3ds Max, even…


CryEngine 3

CGSociety have a nice article looking at the technology of CryEngine 3 that sits squarely behind the stunning visual feast that is Crysis 2. I have been enjoying the game itself, though you can feel…


CryEngine 3 SDK Soon

Here is the test for the Open Letter from Crytek that is up on the CryMod site today. Essentially this is all good news again for everyone wanting to have the engine, though the full details of the…


Concept Art: Huen and Lisowski

I came to these two bodies of work via ConceptArtWorld which does a great job of bringing these talented people to our attention. Both of these artists have some nice examples of character…


Sara Secular Storytelling

While I could have just tweeted that I like Sara E. Mayhew's post Secular Storytelling: Why writers should move beyond The Hero’s Journey - I wanted to give it a touch more attention. I like…


MvB New Coloured Concept - Bluer

Same Moths vs Butterflies colour piece - but I felt that on the other screen the cloth wasnt blue enough, so here is a quick minor variant:


MvB New Coloured Concept

Here is a new Moths vs Butterflies colour treatment on one of the sketches I posted the other day. I tinkered with this over the weekend and took the WIP images as I went along that you can see…


MvB Concept Sketch Compilation 7

Here are some more of the sketches for various pieces of the Moths vs Butterfly world and its inhabitants.


MvB Reference from Exula and Bao

I like the work of Nick Miles and Bao Pham on CGPortfolio esp as they relate to the concept work for Moths vs Butterflies. Both have lots of insecty kind of imagery, nifty colour work and lots of…


Butterfly Armour Reference

Getting Renderosity spam email, I noticed this clothing piece by Powerage: Miraossa Legend. The idea of the gold/metal swirling over the surface fits very well with much of the concept work done so…


Gamey Goodness

Some trailers that show some interesting ideas coming to life: Sanctum, looks like an interesting fusion of Tower Defence and FPS: Elder Scrolls V Skyrim - the mighty franchise is ready to continue.…


CGPortfolio Butterflies

I love browsing through the incredible work on CGSociety's CGPortfolio area. While searching has its limitations, here are a few using butterfly or fairy or similar things that each have something to…