Friday, 20 December 2013

Front lit characters

Ive been playing alot with lighting direction/temprature with these sketches. Its interesting to see how those two things affect local colour and sets the mood of the painting.

Friday, 13 December 2013

Friday, 29 November 2013

Friday, 22 November 2013

Sunday, 10 November 2013


A couple of more mini character studies
Im getting better at beards...

..but I need to practice hands

Thursday, 31 October 2013

mini skeletons

More from the mini sketchbook. Happy Halloween!

A crappy skeleton

A maybe slightly less crappy skeleton

Sunday, 27 October 2013

Spiky weapons and overcast light

In an attempt to prevent this little blog from dying completely, I have decided to start posting some simple sketches again. It was never really inteded as a portfolio showcase but more of a work in progress sketchblog. Anyway, I have gotten into the habit of  keeping a mini sketchbook with me in my jacket pocket, so that I can do little doodles on the commute to work. It takes about 30min so its just enough time to do something small and simple.

Im not really trying to do interesting compositions with these, instead I'm focusing on character/costume design. I also wanted to improve my workflow by doing many many sketches and bring them from idea to finished colour sketch without turning every image into a big project. I will be posting all of it here, both the successful and the not so successful ones. Hopefully if I keep at it I will be able to work out why some things work and some dont.

Thursday, 4 April 2013

Les Miserables concept art

This is a large chunk of the work I did for Les Miserables in 2012. Very fun project to work on as the director prefered painterly concepts to photographic stuff. A few more images are on my website.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Total Recall concept art

Some concepts I did for the remake of Total Recall a few years back.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Medieval Armor

Spending some lazy days in Lima. Decided to go back to one of my favourite museums here and do a sketch.