Monday, January 30, 2012

Head studies

Some studies of drawing Asian people... I should be getting more practice considering my family consists of them. :p Girl in the center was drawn without reference.


Hah... this is a colored pencil drawing I did back in high school. I named it "Yellow-haired Geisha", but she is dressed nothing like a geisha.

New Portfolio pages

Just some recent portfolio pages I've made.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Red Engine Character Design Class Fall 2011

I totally forgot about these! Last fall I took character design at Red Engine Studios (in shady, shady LA) and these were some of the works I did. I learned a lot of digital painting techniques in that class!

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Aquarius in-progress

Two in-progress images... first one was right after I slapped on the Color layer. Second one was after working on it for a while. Man, why are clouds always harder than they seem? ><

Monday, January 9, 2012

Quicksilver: Infinite Story

This is not super recent but I worked on the opening animation for this game a year ago and they seem to have updated the audio a bit so it's quite spiffy, in my opinion. :) The scenes I worked on specifically are:
- man on stage with machine speaking in front of crowd
- four main characters fighting in the middle of a crowd of monsters in the moonlight
- four main characters looking out from the windows of a silver train
- four main characters standing/posing on the back of the train in the sunset

Quicksilver Opening Theme from Teddy Diefenbach on Vimeo.

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Aquarius sketch

My obsession with Dean Cornwell is unmistakable... also I find this character looks like me. Yet I am Taurus! Part of a horoscope illustration project I'm working on.

Also this posting frequency is insane!!!! How long can I keep it up??

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Entry for Darkness II Contest

This was my entry for the Darkness II Contest on Deviantart. I always want to enter those contests but I usually fail due to the usual suspects (time/procrastination/busy/etc...). But not this time...! The prompt was to use the storyboard provided and draw the 3 panels it describes. Read more here.

Monday, January 2, 2012

Elf and dragon

Illustration-type stuff. Recently, I've been painting in black and white and then throwing a Color layer over that to figure out my overall color scheme. Then I make another layer and fix up any other issues. This method really helps me figure out lighting before I start getting confused by color and I also feel a lot more organized in general. I picked up this method at Red Engine Studios~