Steven Carroll is finishing up his new young adult book and I was lucky enough to help with the cover.
I was recently worked on a project with Adobe Students and Marvel to create a custom comic detailing the Avenger's origin stories to be released at Comic-Con, It's done and was a blast. I learned so much working with Adobe and Marvel and am proud of the work we did. Here is a video and tutorial (scroll down) showcasing everything.
Page 6 for the thesis comic in process
a quick study inspired by H.G. Well's badassery.
I'm currently coloring a portion of my John Muir comic in prep for San Diego Comic Con (!) and am pretty thrilled with the results. Check out a portion below
My good friend and talented illustrator David Wilson http://www.downpourcreative.com/, just introduced me to the world of pen touch tablets and its blowing my mind. This is piece is 50 percent done (with a Panda City tablet) and so far I'm having a blast.
Recently, Adobe and Marvel teamed up to make a comic telling the origin stories of the super team The Avengers by way of Behance and art students. I entered, and can now officially say I'm one of the four. I don't want to spoil anything but am super excited about my character! Stay tuned to the Adobe Student's Facebook page for updates and previews.
Here are the first three pages of the thesis at 75 percent completion along with one color study.
Here's a piece illustrating the awesomeness of the Fantastic Four's best nemesis; Galactus! I did this entire illustration based off the idea of what it would look like to squeeze Reed Richards.
The thesis is under way! and has been for a while. It's a blast and the comic is starting to take shape.
In character design, a big part of developing a captivating character is establishing a unique silhouette. Lots of design principles come into play here such as straight and curved edges, implied line, use of negative space etc and this set of character sketches is meant to get me out of my comfort zone (details) and start thinking about the overall form. I chose the theme "henchmen" because its goofy and super easy to establish an over the top character. Hopefully I'll have the time to flesh more than one of these guys out.
Here is an elephant getting an awkward haircut
Here is a piece telling the ballad of the meanest raccoon in the world.
Here is a character study of a fed up leopard.
Cheetah's are awesome and make for really interesting studies
For this piece I stepped away from the traditional colors and tried out a primary color scheme
It wouldn't be Christmas without freelance Santa illustration
Here's the final for the Noah's Ark piece
Here is the final of the L.A. piece sans foreground people.