Squiddy

Sketch for fun, sci fi squid concept art. I might continue this in the future.

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Littleones – Churchill

“We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight in the fields, we shall fight in the hills”…but not if you’re a legless cyborg with bloody biomechanical implants, you won’t! I got inspired by the Ghost in the Shell and decided to give it a little spin. Ok, maybe not that little: Churchill + The Terminator + Ghost in the Shell. And a lot of hoses!Churchil_clChurchill_bwchurchill_mindmap

The Littleones – Koubilay

This is what happens when you combine the relentlessness of the Mongols with the resilience of a rhinoceros and you pour some Dalai Lama wisdom on top! Yeah, I was a big fan of the Marco Polo series and I think one of the best characters in that show was Kublai Khan. This piece started a little different but after I had picked up the show I turned it into what you see now.

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The Littleones – Theodore

This is my new personal project – Littleones. I started working on it in February 2016 after reading Lilith’s Brood by Octavia E. Butler. I wanted to mix certain decorative visual aesthetics with technological infusion but in a very personal interpretation. I wanted to stay out of clear stereotypes and instead steer towards a more ambiguous, free-to-interpret direction. It’s a character/creature design series and I used nature and bio-engineering as influences. So lots of organic + robotic stuff here. Theodore is a mix between a gorilla, a lion and a child’s mind on a artificial body enhanced with pneumatic muscle and titanium chassis…and a developing taste for bling bling.

 

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Art dump march 2016

Sketches and quick studies that I do I as warm-ups (or cool-downs). They are like lost children.

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Maggot Brain

Slime, insects, maggots and human DNA. Bon appetit.

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Nice Chianti

”A programmer once tried to format my subroutines. I served him his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti”
Garcon3000 defective unit – post ‘incident’ declarations

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Studies 1-7 feb 2016

Not so many this week.

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Some studies 25-31 jan 2016

I want to share with you one of my process of starting a painting. I could apply it to any subject matter. You need to analyze your subject and dissect it into basic elements: value, composition, light, color and texture. Starting with a value structure is always a good idea.

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Some more 10-20 min studies using this approach below:

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And finally some light studies:

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Some studies 18-24 january

Practicing ways to simplify the process of painting while conveying atmosphere.platouvader fettdstudiu1studiu2 copystudiu3 copy