Tuesday, July 29, 2014

IPA Progress



Plugging away at the IPA mascot. His jacket was very confusing, the logo was in the way and the drawing was not quite in line with the period coats I found for reference. Even so, I'm pleased with the overall cut and fit. Of course, the jacket will be painted and lined and let's not forget those shoulder tassels!

Monday, July 21, 2014

IPA Progress


Pants! He now has pants! I need to do a ton more research on the jacket though... if anybody knows a good costuming site for British uniforms, it looks like he's wearing a naval uniform from around 1700...
But it's kinda hard to tell with that giant logo in the way, haha.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Mikes Hard Lemonade

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

IPA Progress


IPA is coming along. I got his face painted today and I am hoping to start on his costume tomorrow. Work on him met with a surprise delay last week, so check in the day after tomorrow to see what I've been up to!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

IPA Progress

Got the armature for the hands and feet done, and the lower arms and legs wrapped. Going to start painting today!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Strongman Final Photo

Been a while since I finished this guy, but I realized I have not posted the final photos yet. Though the rest of them still need post production, you can enjoy looking at this one!

Monday, July 7, 2014

The Fox

This is a drawing from my sketchbook, inked over in Photoshop. I was so happy at the completion of this drawing I decided to do a whole series, so stay tuned. Jeff is also playing with animating all the inner details and if you think it's cool now you should wait until it moves.

Saturday, July 5, 2014

IPA progress



Okay, so we're finally getting back to this guy. It's a little hard to tell what he looks like behind that logo, so I'm deciding to make him on the skinny side cos the rest of these mascots have been beefy!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Busy Busy Busy

Well I been out of town for 3 weeks, so there is no progress on the mascot front. But! Been spending a lot of time in my sketch book. This drawing is my favorite thus far. I loooooove drawing gypsies. Just keep adding patterns :-)

Working on cleaning up the other drawings, will post soon.