Concept of Carter Dams for Martian Terraforming projection

Concept Art: Terraforming Mars

Digital paintings of Martian terraforming in progress. This world is in a middle stage of terraforming. Over the millenia, the once thin martian atmosphere has grown, and the planet has warmed. The carbon dioxide and dust and metal laden atmosphere has started a small greenhouse effect, and in the summer months, the mid-latitudes reach above freezing. Whatever idealism propelled the first settlers has long been forgot by most Martian people.

Illustration: 'Eye of Horus'

Illustration: The Eye of Horus

Cover Illustration and Title-Text Mock-up for “The Princess & Thief: The Tears of Hathor,” a Young Adult Fantasy Novel set in the Middle East during the early 16th Century. Previous black and white renders were borrowed to rapidly attempt a visualization. Several other concepts have been tested up to a rough color mock-up. The mystery created by the enigmatic symbol ultimately driving design direction toward this composition. The final render utilizes a combination of 3D render, photographic montage (‘photo-bashing’), and painted strokes. The square composition was chosen to enable excess crop and bleed in layout process. Expected target format is
                                                                        
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Chessia - Dwarf and Goblin Character Concept Art

Character Development – Workflow

This is a step-by-step walk-through of how the above images above were created. Both use a very similar workflow, which is outlined for each below. These images were rendered using Adobe Photoshop. Part 1: Dwarf First quick line concepts were created for the character. In this case we were looking for a dwarf. These sketches are designed as an iterative process – during which different ideas are explored, either by varying upon a theme or attempting alternate conceptual directions. Then, a group of sketches are selected for continued development. In this case, nearly all the sketches were chosen for the
                                                                        
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