Thursday, January 3, 2013

character design

Sharp colours also can contribute to uncanny atmosphere. Works by Masato Shigemori:

Monday, December 17, 2012

stylist portraits with patterns

Based on the last project, I decided to continue to work on stylist characters mixing with colourful patterns.  The following illustrations by Susishi inspire me to rethink my character design, instead of drawing realistic paintings, I might try to distort and exaggerate the portraits, making them more dramatic. And I would like to try attach semi-transparent layers on solid layers:

Thursday, December 13, 2012

                               Works by James Jean:
                                I still believe in the power of hand drawing, but at the same time I
                                think with digital approach, an amazing illustration could be created.
                                from the following works by James Jean, I begin to rethink the way   
                                to reinterpret nature, especially plants, mixing the floral pattern with
                                mysterious characters.

            you could find the illustrations at:


Sunday, November 25, 2012

space to breath

Works by Wubao(五宝) remind my of the importance to leave space for the viewers to breath.