Monday, November 08, 2010

Dragons of Atlantis art dump

I've disappeared for a while due to APE, and the massive undertaking that was Dragons of Atlantis, which was art directed by Kate, buildings art was illustrated by Chantrelle, and the animations were done by Hye Won ("Denny") and Sabrina. It the biggest feat done in the shortest amount of time for me, and I literally had to switch 180 degrees from the previous style I was working in. It took a long time for me to pick up helpful techniques in realistic concept art, rendering, and overall painting, and Kate and I were simultaneously trying to figure out which direction the style should go in (i.e. more rough and sharp shapes geared towards macho, or more anatomically correct yet universally appealing).

I love investing the time to learn a different style, new techniques, and develop an intuitive feel for the effect I'm trying to capture, but I still feel like I'm only 20% of where I want to be. It's hard to get good and quick at this stuff when you're basically just teaching yourself, though many friends have helped me along the way. I think that with practice, patience, the determination to understand and execute intelligently, I will become faster, better and looser. Overall, I am extremely grateful for the opportunities and challenges I've come across during my time at Wonderhill, and now Kabam (my company got acquired!).

Here's a good chunk of my work over the past few months, starting from the oldest at the top to the most current at the bottom.

***Humans ***

*** Dragons ***

***Anthropus ***

***Most Recent***


Just to assure you that I'm not abandoning all fun and charm and cute for the sake of realism, here's a 5 minute doodle:


Blogger S. Hallam said...

Outstanding! I really enjoyed the work in this post.

9:22 AM  
Blogger Jared said...

your art is wonderful!!!, i don't think you have as far to go as you think, to get to were you want to be ;)
i always look forward to seeing your work Rosie :D

11:52 AM  
Blogger Dustin Foust said...

Wow great work! I really like the Aztec Women with the swords. Very impressive stuff.

5:14 PM  
Blogger Sonia said...

You're a truly versatile artist Rosie! Stylized to realistic, it's a nice range. I happened to meet Bill Robinson at CTN Expo. Seems like Kabam is a nice opportunity for talented artists like you :)

10:58 PM  
Blogger Juan Carlos Porras said...

Your super bad! is there anything you can't do...

5:11 PM  
Blogger alejandro salvador enrique said...

Hi I'm playing this game and I really like the pictures are great, in fact, I started by the girl redhead of the ax xD, I wonder if you can post more or if it is not much to ask that you send me some,in the internet are not in good quality, especialy of dragons, thanks and good job.
i am from Chile, my english is not good :P

5:40 PM  
Anonymous Shelley Whiting said...

Your five minute doodle is goofy and fun. Love it!

4:12 PM  
Anonymous Riot23 said...

Awesome drawings!!!!

I've used the baby dragon from one of your drawings in a non-commercial photomanipulation.
I hope this is okay!!!

I've credited you in the commentary-section with a link to this site.

Please tell me, if this is okay to you or not!


4:00 PM  
Anonymous said...

These are awsome! But please do more dragons!

11:29 AM  
Anonymous said...

Sorry! it's Dragon... not Dradon.

11:31 AM  
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8:31 PM  

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