Tag Archives: Concept Art

Art Nuggets Store

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Good news, everyone! I’m pleased to announce that the Art Nuggets Store is now online. You can now purchase my comic Hilt, as well as my art book, Art Nuggets – Year One. Powered through Big Cartel, purchases can be shipped to anywhere in the world.

I plan to have t-shirts available eventually, as well as prints. Indeed, if there are any images that you would like to see as prints, please drop me a line at nick@artnuggets.net

Happy shopping!

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Supanova Gold Coast April 4th-6th

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Looking forward to this weekend’s Supanova at the Gold Coast convention centre. You can find me at booth A29 in the Independent Press Zone of The Alley. I’ll be there selling my comic Hilt with my mate Zachary so come by, say ‘hi’ and buy!

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Hilt – Finished!

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I’m glad to say that I’ve finally finished Hilt. It is currently at the printers in preparation for my exhibiting at Gold Coast Supanova (April 4th-6th) and Melbourne Supanova (April 11th-13th). After that I will have it on sale online. More details to come. In the meantime, here’s the cover image.

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Hilt – The Final Furlong

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Just a quick post to say that while the blog has been pretty dormant of late, I have been hard at work behind the scenes putting all hours God sends into finishing my comic Hilt. Only 2.5 pages to go! I’ll be premiering the printed comic at Supanova on the Gold Coast (April 4th – 6th) and Melbourne (April 11th – 13th). Here’s  quick snap of a some original art to be going on with. Hope you can make it to either/or and pick up a copy. Wish me luck!

 

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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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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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