Radier – Color

So, I decided to ink Radier.
I decided to go with a little bit higher contrast on Radier, and somewhat higher saturation. Case in point: his hair (yes, I know.
Another redhead…). I played around with the shading a lot, too. The look is a bit plasticky, but pops noticeably and catches the eye.

This is still concept art mind you. So this might not even be his final form. Another lock pointing upward on the left might not be the worst idea. And I might add some texture, like

I’m inking Lorelai, too – so, stay tuned. I’m actually fairly pleased with how things are coming along — at least so far — on this new project. It’s probably not going to be another comic; it’s going to be, something else.
Something else that’s vague and subtly frightening.

Not really. Or at least not hopefully. I never know how things I do will be received anyways.


Concept Art — Radier and Lorelai

Concept Art for a potential new project I’ve been toying around with. These are two critical characters, Radier (left) and Lorelai (right).

This project is still very much in its infancy, so I won’t really go too terribly into it as it might not get far off the ground, but I liked these preliminary sketches and thought I would share. So much in its infancy, in fact, I don’t have much to say other than its intent is to be pretty philosophical in story and silly in its presentation. I’m really not even sure what format to go with, but it’ll like be (yet another) comic, or a game perhaps. While it may never materialize into anything valid, it’s good to get the creative juices flowing.
…sorry for the uncomfortable metaphor there.

Character-wise, Radier is sullen, misanthropic, and prone to fits of depression and self-loathing. Lorelai is, perhaps, too outgoing, for anybody’s good but her own.

If I like how the project continues to progress, I’m likely to turn this into a full illustration soon.


Cat Vs. Mouse

Worker and Parasite’s Battle Music. The entire thing is just a play on rhythm and a blues scale. I’m simultaneously impressed that it’s catchy and felt lazy writing this.

It was important though to get something both fun and intense down. I worried a lot about approaching the music for these two, as they’re encountered quite a bit throughout the kingdom.


Another Picture of Sartris

Here’s Sartris in an action pose. You may have seen this in the top banner on the site. If you didn’t, look up. It’s staring you in the face.

Originally this photo had Sartris holding two knives instead of The Sword of Malice, which, as someone who is mostly a mage, he chooses to fight with until he has that. I guess you can kind of see it. Or not. I’m actually more pleased with his boots than I usually am with drawing feet, too.


Pressure Measuring

The boss battle music for Meridian Knights. Based off an old tune from a while ago, and I drew a tiny amount of inspiration from the Mario and Luigi series while trying to have a composition that both set the mood and won’t ruin concentration during an intense battle. Technically written with a church organ and clarinet in mind, but hey, chiptunes are magic. Or just the genre I decided on for the game.