Saxon Viverredae – Color Art Peice

Saxon Viverredae

Mr. Viverredae was a project I wanted to try something different; And decided to draw a Binturong (Viverredae animal kingdom family in an anthropomorphic form. It’s such a strange creature from Asia. Anyhow, here it is complete with lightwave backdrop of exploded city behind him!

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Rhino Head complete full Color Artwork

Scraps of a rhino character made.

Rhino. For this sketch I decided to ink and color and throw together a backdrop in lightwave using an array multiplier and then colored one of my quickly inked drawings on top. This species and type of  character does not often get much for draw-time as they should.  The basic inking was done with pencil for the raw sketches. afterward, using a Sumi-E pen just for inking and to see how my pen was operating at the time.

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Flay / Hyena Colored Art

Flay the hyena!

What started out as just a simple sketch evolved into completed pictures and 3-d artwork of a character I dubbed “Flay” the Hyena. I was toying with the concept of cel-shading and seeing if i can do shading using only material properties and no special texture UV maps. See the results for yourself. Nearing the end my 3-d program lightwave was making decent hand-colored pictures.

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Final Fight – Lizard and Parrot

Lizard vs. Parrot -The first attempt of 3-d and 2-d art.

Not much data was left to post of the progress of this picture except for the fact that this was one of my first attempts at hybrid artwork. That is with hand-drawn characters in the foreground with 3-d rendering in the background. Total time to render was approximately 4-5 hours on a Pentium II 400Mhz processor. Lizard fighting parrot action!

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