Well we’ve finally got a film with Batman and Superman coming up soon, so I thought I’d whip up a teaser poster. I’m quite happy with how the logo turned out. Wanted to meld the current Man of Steel logo with a Batman logo incorporating some rocky textures into the Batman side of the combo in reference to the Batcave. The flaming debris is in reference to the aftermath of Man of Steel, and the tagline is in reference to people wanting justice for the thousands Superman inadvertently killed in that film as well as alluding to a future Justice League movie. About 4 hours work in total.
Tagged with: Batman
, DC Comics
, Fan Poster
, Man of Steel
, Photo Manipulation
, Warner Bros
Posted in Batman
, Fan Poster
, Man of Steel
Something a bit different that I’ve been wanting to do for a while. A new Tomb Raider movie is being rebooted so I thought I’d take a stab at mocking up a teaser poster for the forthcoming flick (whenever that may be). Actress I chose for the role is Kaya Scodelario, who I think has the right look, right age and importantly is the right nationality to play Lara Croft. About 6 hours work in total. Credit to Tigers Girl on Deviant Art for the body stock image.
Well after 5 years of running this site The Flash has finally made his way to my gallery of heroes, albeit in the form of a commission piece. Person got in contact with me asking me to bring to life their own concept of the Scarlett Speedster and I was more than happy to oblige his request especially since I’ve always had trouble coming up with a Flash concept myself. He sent me a sketch and I did my best to translate that into 3 dimensions, Ryan Gosling was his choice of Flash which is casting I would agree with. Customer was very happy with the end result which is always important.
So a while back I got asked if I’d like to submit an illustration piece for a Brazilian magazine, a very surprising offer and one I didn’t want to pass over. The brief was simple, create a piece based off a Nintendo game. The usual stuff like Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter came to mind but I wanted to do something beyond the fighting game arena. After much internal debate I settled on game I use to love growing up as the foundations of the artwork – Donkey Kong Country. But instead of just doing an illustration based off the games design I decided to give the character a realistic twist, I wanted to find a balance between the games look and the look of a real life gorilla. I really struggled with this for ages and almost threw it away on more than one occasion, but eventually I pushed through the pain and got to the finish line. I’m not 100% happy with it, but I’m still ok with the final product.
So I got a slightly unusual job request a few days back asking for a manip of a young Audrey Hepburn as Supergirl. An intriguing request to say the least. First thing I had to do was find a suitable image, unfortunately all the suitable images of young Audrey were in black and white so I had to colour her which is actually trickier than you think it would be. I then stuck her head on the body base and manipulated it to match Audrey’s slender frame as best I could. Lastly I manipulated the clothing which is a mix of the Man of Steel costume design and the pre-New 52 costume design. Overall she took about 8 hours to do.
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Thought I’d make a wallpaper of the Lady Avengers for peoples desktops. It’s a 16:9 aspect ratio but if anyone needs a version at a different aspect ratio let me know. Enjoy!