Saturday, 6 December 2014

Greyscale to Colour painting

I've been experimenting and studying more of how to paint colour on top of a greyscale image. Below is one of my more successful attempts. Still much to learn but it's a step in the right direction. I find I get far better results when I'm only worrying about dark/light values before even bringing colour into the equation.



Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Long time no update! Time to get back on the horse!

Took up a full time job back at Mercury Filmworks doing special effects for television shows. As it takes up most of my time I don't have much extra time for personal artwork but when I can I try to crank out a sketch or speed painting here and there. Here's one now!


Sunday, 13 April 2014

Comiccon2014 Portrait #2

Work is underway on my second portrait for sale at Ottawa Comiccon2014!

Do you know who this is?


Thursday, 10 April 2014

CoreTechs Tactics Programs

Programs are the 'spells' of the CoreTechs Tactics universe. Yesterday I designed the look for two of them!



Wednesday, 26 March 2014

More CoreTechs:Tactics Unit designs

Bunch of new Designs in the pipeline.

To start off, here's the product of the second live Community Card Cast event.



and here's the corrosive Acid Critter



Tuesday, 18 March 2014


Another CoreTechs:Tactics unit. Both this and the last are from the Brethren faction, hence the similar technology and colour scheme. The visor area is still under development.


Coretechs Units

We've been doing plenty of work nailing down the process for translating the units in CoreTechs:Tactics from their written ideas to visual entities. Here's the latest unit we've been working on.

 

Monday, 17 March 2014

Portrait Progress

Found some great new methods for skin rendering, it's coming in super handy for all the grime and dirt on the face.


Sunday, 16 March 2014

Comiccon 2014 Portrait Work Begins!

May is coming up so it's time to start my work on the portraits I'll be selling of actors/actresses in attendance! Can you guess who this is yet?




Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Map re-vamp

We've revisited the original map idea I had created and decided to go with a different look to it. Below is a comparison to the old map and where it stands currently. Hoping to get it to a finished state before I'm on leave.



Monday, 3 March 2014

CoreTechs: Tactics Community design broadcast #1

The CoreTechs: Tactics team put together a test of their community input and design practices yesterday and with the input of our fans and friends we came to create a whole new card design resulting in this fellow.


Thursday, 27 February 2014

A taste of CoreTechs:Tactics Sprite Animation

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I've completed a great many animations for the Brethren and Technocrat Operator sprites over the last few months. Above is a sample of the Brethren Operator charging up along with some special effects.

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

I'm still alive!

Sorry I've been gone for so long. I feel bad about leaving the page in limbo but one tends to let things slide when one gets married! That's right folks, ring on the finger. This fella's got a full time sugar mama.

I have been very busy with my work on CoreTechs:Tactics over the last few months as well as various other contracts that have been filling in the gaps. I'm eager to see CTT make it's kickstarter launch and get feedback from the masses on what I've been working on for what has it been now? Almost a year? Regardless, it's definitely helped hone my skills and improve my portfolio. I'll try to post some of the more recent creations for the game in the next weeks.

Enough chat for now, I'll leave you with a silhouette exercise I did last night to clear out the dust in my conceptual work.