Concept work for :Un militarised non-combatant transport devices for the new world. Feb 2019Hybrid vehicles and supply carriers for the modern pioneers based on albatross, ape, dragonfly, ostrich and horse skeletons.
Spec sheet for dual/triple sport carbon/steel/perspex hybrid suit–
In the future sport will be more exciting- Tiger wresting, lion tailing or polar bear holding custom protective wear for the modern sports enthusiast. 2019
Character sheet design-
Modern headware options series/4 Tony O’Keeffe February 6th 2019
First three pages from the original storyboard of Elephantstopper video of ‘The Shin Bone Tree’ 2012. Looks like we cut the ‘falling over on the zebra crossing’ scene!
Link to the finished film:
I don’t only teach on the fine art degree at Leeds city college but also on the concept art (for games) course. Here is another example of the typical concept art exercise.Brief: To produce x2 sheets of variations on a theme- ‘1970’s International football players hair styles”.
Made with Adobe Fuse cc, Photoshop, Premier Pro, Procreate and After Effects for the band Elephantstopper. Initial characterisations taken into Mixamo then onto Photoshop for tweaking after being composited in Premier Pro.
To employ eighteen identical templates in order to demonstrate the importance of lighting, weight, space and the other formal issues that constitute drawing.
Figures 1&2 and 7&8 are the male and female templates for the exercise.
Figures 2&3 and 8&9 are shrouded in (red) semi transparent drapes to accentuate the light as it falls from above and to the left.
The halloween costume skeleton figures draw attention to the ‘bones’ as they appear two dimensionally on the skin and not as a representation of the skeletonThink about the contrast in the generic male and female clothing- waist heights, looseness of clothing or difference in the weights of fabrics (which influences how they hang or change in motion).
Think about the lighting as it hits the subject and use examples that demonstrate an understanding of a variety of technical and formal aspects of drawing such as space, transparency, colour and articulation (of the joints of the figure). Always include the shadow and the direction of the light.