Friday, 21 October 2011

Brian Despain - robots in oil paint, and just having fun and thinking about things. And liking star wars, but only the good ones.  Yanick Dusseault

video games

streets of rage - Jennifer's idea. I like the retro graphics so much! The idea is the same, that the action generally goes from left to right and is kind of 2-D.

DDR - dance off!

sonic - the idea for going really fast at times and kind of...spinning into enemies? Collecting items... those graphics! I love this stuff, it's so nostalgic. It's like a reminder of a better time :)

Thursday, 13 October 2011

tasty laser cutter had this in the paper section. totally sweet idea.

Monday, 10 October 2011

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Dear Santa...

When I was a wee girl doing GCSE art, we had to buy a set of these amazing colour pencil crayons. They only cost £12 a box of about twenty(ish), and they were so good, they lasted me even to this day.
Then Berol discontinued them, and I was very unhappy.
Derwent just doesn't seem to do as well as Karisma. Haven't found any pencils as good, anyone have a brand they swear by?

Also, read this a little while ago. It's an interview with a comic book artist, Mike Maihack. It's a bit geeky, but geeky is good.

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

more 'sketchbook', Fuel etc


My favourite bits of out 'sketchbooks: the hidden art of designers, illustrators and creatives'
I was looking at this book while doing brief 1a, so I ended up concentrating on the black and white parts.
The last skull is Renato Alarcao, who is awesome.
(I photographed these pages, because I do not know how to use the scanners in the studio)