Sunday, December 6, 2009

Hurakan, step by step

I recently jumped into one of the challenges over at ArtOrder.blogspot.com. The objective was to design a character starting with silhouette, go to detail, then color, and ultimately work up to a book cover, using a provided template. The specifics and requirements of the challenge are here: http://artorder.blogspot.com/2009/09/new-challenge.html

The character being addressed is the Mayan god of wind, storm, and fire: Hurakan.


And off we go!
1. Character Silhouettes

2. Character Thumbnails

3. B&W Character Detail, Book Cover Thumbnails
4. Character Color Rough, B&W Book Cover Detail
5. Final Character, Book Cover Color Rough

6. Final Book Cover + Art
And here's the cleaned-up version without the template and required formatting...

2 comments:

Caroline H. said...

Hard for me to believe I'd never seen your work before the artorder challenge- really amazing portfolio!

spikytiger said...

Thank you! I'm not terribly good at self-promotion, but I am trying to do better with that...