Monday, August 27, 2007

Toys ...

I can't remember what I was doing, but I had this idea to draw a toy kinda slumped over like it was put down for a moment and then forgotten about. And then it just snowballed downhill afterwards which is good, for once. I'm not sure if I'll complete the "fighting" pose, but I love that slumped down one; there's a few minor things I have to fix up for the final, but it's got a nice feel about. Oh yeah, I made the wind-up key for it in the shape of a dragon in a circle choking itself. I got that idea from this supposed order of knights known as the "Order of the Dragon" that had the main part of their emblem as a dragon choking itself with a cross on it. It's sorta like the ouroborus symbol. Oh well, it's cool and that's enough for me. I swear when ideas are flowing, there feels like there's so little time and an such a vast infinite source of ideas to be tapped, but when there's not idea coming, time just ticks by kicking you as it goes by.

Saturday, August 25, 2007

Vlad the Chef - rough

Tada! Vlad the Chef!


Originally I wanted to do kiddie version of monsters or people they're based on, but then as I was drawing kiddie Vlad with a fork speared with tons of food, a shish kabob and a BBQ came to my mind instead. I think it works. Now to do some more modern version of ancient figures and monsters.

Friday, August 24, 2007

More Sketches #3

Some more stuff I've been too lazy to upload. I'll comment on them later if I remember to.

Illustrations and a Sketch

I finally get around to scanning and up loading this. It's from a sketch a did awhile back. The eyes still aren't exactly what I want them to be yet.

Sketch and illustration together! It's not exactly finished yet and I know I'm going to go back and re-do it one day, but I like how it turned out.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

Sketches # XI

Well, another old knight/warrior. I want to do a series of them with the theme of unlikely warriors (still) ... maybe.

Here's another one of a girl smoking. I'm not much of a supporter of smoking (god, I hate the smell and everything about smoking), but something a person smoking can convey so much. Damn, I blame society and the way it's ingrained the image of a smoker into us all.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Old Knight

I finished this a bit ago, but finally got the chance to post it. I really like how i did the rust on this one. Now if only everything had rust on it.

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

More Random Sketches

So there's the penguin knight. It's not exactly working too well right now, but I'll fix it up ... eventually. And yes, the warrior has a giant utility knife strapped to his back. That's from a series where I had "normal" object turned huge and into weapons.

I swear the girl in the middle that I inked freaks me out. Something about that face, I think. Oh well, the rest of the sketches around that are based off of an old idea I had awhile ago with something flying on a giant origami crane.

LOOK! Origami crane flying with a girl on it! There's a turtle too if you look upside-down. I was thinking of doing a series or maybe a storybook with different scenes.

Just more random sketches. I was trying to re-draw a SD girl I did last summer. It's odd doing something like that since you notice the changes in the way things turn out ... for better or for worse, I guess.

Random Sketches #1

This was suppose to be for an idea I had about chess pieces being real (yes, I know it's cliché but I swear I had some amazing idea for it; this is obviously the knight piece but really old and worn down. The other knight was suppose to this huge berserker giant with a brick wall as a shield.)

So ... penguins in the army, I guess. I thought the idea was cool since I already have ninja penguins. Medieval knight penguins isn't working too well, but they're suppose to be riding snow boars. That should be pretty cool once I get it done.

Yeah ... well this is really girly, but it was part of something done for mother's day so that should even things out. I still like it even now.

Fishing for the Stars

Wow! I almost forgot I did this and it was only a few months ago. It felt a little too girly for me to use as a wallpaper though.