Hand of Fate – Early Concept

KnightQuick paint up of an early design for the main character in Hand of Fate.

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HILT – Process Demo

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This week I’m taking a break from my day job at Defiant Development to blitz my comic in an effort to get ahead on it. It’s been a productive few days and is going to be capped by my attendance at ZICS (Zines & Indie Comic Symposium) this weekend. I’ll have a table there selling my wares, and will be doing a talk about my motivation and process I use in my Hilt at 2pm on Sunday as part of the Skillz 2 Pay the Billz workshop. If you’re in the Brisbane area come check it out.

In the meantime over at the HILT blog I’ve posted a style test I did a while back, an example of which is at the top. Click on the link or the image to head on over and check it out.

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HILT – Sample Page

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While work continues on my comic HILT I thought I’d post a sample page of completed artwork. Click on the image to head on through to the HILT blog and read all about it.

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The Landing

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A while ago I had the pleasure of working with the talented Josh Tanner on his short film The Landing. The script called for a comic book prop and I was employed to create the cover art and two pages of internal panels in the style of 1960’s comics.

It’s interesting looking back on this, having done some more comic work since, and seeing where I would do things differently, were I to do it again today, but I’m pleased with it and I can’t wait to see it on the big screen.

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Hand of Fate Concept Art – Minotaurs

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As I stated in my earlier post, I am working on Hand of Fate by Defiant Development, the makers of Heroes Call. Here is my work on the Minotaur faction. Starting off with some exploration sketches, we narrowed the field down to the two best. From there I did a few designs on each, before settling on the bulky fella. I then created a light, medium & heavy version. It was then decided that two higher classes were needed, the King and the Ace, which gave me opportunity to really embellish the designs further.

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Supanova Gold Coast

Just took delivery of my merchandise for this weekend’s Supanova down at the Gold Coast Convention Centre. Come on down to Nick & Pete’s Art Nuggets in Artist’s Alley, Booth D and pick up a 50 page art book, free Hilt bookmark, or just to see me making the Hilt comic live. Peter Yong will also be there with his lead chisel, sculpting 2D masterpieces hewn from purest graphite and selling his fine wares. Can’t wait!

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Hand of Fate Concept Art

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HoF-PlayerCharacter01For the last few months I have been working at Defiant Development on their downloadable adventure game Hand of Fate. I’ve had the pleasure of working on the character designs and have really enjoyed it. We started on the player character with the idea that you could choose to be one of three classes, with each class having a light, medium and heavy version. Later I will be posting concepts for the various races featured in the game.

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HILT – Chabal

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This is Chabal, the villain of HILT. I’ve been working on the design of the armour for some time, more of which can be seen on the HILT Blog. Rest assured, the comic is being completed just as swiftly as circumstances allow.

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Hilt – Fiona

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It’s been one year since I started this blog and I would like to say thank you to everyone who has viewed, shared and appreciated my artwork. I am pleased to be able to share with you all my lead character from my comic HILT, Fiona. Fiona is the heroine of the comic and, after some recent redesigns of the head, I can say I’m very pleased with the way she has turned out. To see more of her and her development, and to keep up with how the comic is progressing, head over to the HILT blog.

 

 

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