Sunday, January 17, 2010

Steampunk cowboy, dancing owl and hands.

Hello hello! all my favourite peoples, It is I, BADGER.

This week i have been mostly learning stuff at work, proper post production stuff, and doing maya, so my time to create pretty pictures was inhibited.

Luckily the weekend was awesome!!

Me and Mazz went to the steampunk exhibition in oxford, at the museum for the history of science, very fun, very nice range of new creations and old old things, like brunel's instruments!!

Then i saw avatar (i know, i know, LATE) Which was really very good, i was expecting it to be pretty good, but blew me away really, nice work. Neville page did very nice work, infact all the production arting was amazing.

First, here's some art:

The thing here is, i had a composition break through looking at repin and some other russians, something just seemed to click and i felt i had a better understanding of using thirds, edges and silhuette to creat compositions. Composition has always plagued me in enviros, So these are the thumbs i made immediately after, and then today spent a few hours trying to paint one up.

If you have never read this tutorial, do so now.

More sketchbook:

Filler hand warmups :P

Hope you are all well and your winter snow has thawed.



Franbo said...

hallo B!
Great update! Love the enviro thumbs, they look great! I really like the top right one, looks like it would be interestint painted up!Also really like bottom right! And Huzzah for the MF and assistant sketch! :D
Good stuffs, also glad your enjoying all the work stuffs :)
MF x

Weird or Cute? said...

Great work Von Treebadger x

The painting is absolutely brilliant, You are making leaps and bounds with your work at the moment must feel awesome to be awesome ;)

Also, great to see the return of the wonderful leetle owl.

Look at you go!


P.S. My verification word is 'Lushies' Even the computer thinks your work is lush ;)