Friday, October 31, 2014

The Maze Runner - Vis Dev 02

Another early vis dev pitch concept for The Maze Runner...
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The Maze Runner Visual Development 02
2012-2014 © Wes Ball

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Announcing Stretch Goal 12.5K!

As we are getting close to hit the 90% mark, we decided to introduce our first stretch goal!
If we are lucky enough to get more support than we originally planned, we are going to give the following extras to our pledgers:
- More content! Yay! Extending the book with an extra 30+ pages!
- A full length uncompressed HD tutorial covering the whole process described in the book through one complex marketing image created from scratch!
Interested in concept art and digital painting? Support the tutorial artbook! > Behind the Pixels 

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Alien Pilot - Speedsculpt

Creature design from the last Behind the Pixels LIVE! session. Unfortunately I had to finish the session offline because of broadband problems, but recorded the whole process, what I am going to post to the livestream channel later today.
Interested in concept art and digital painting? Support my tutorial artbook! > Behind the Pixels 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Maze Runner - Vis Dev 01

I was really lucky to work together with Wes Ball on the original pitch for The Maze Runner more than two years ago. As the movie is out already for a couple of weeks I thought I can start sharing these super early concepts here as well...
Interested in concept art and digital painting? Support my tutorial artbook! > Behind the Pixels <
The Maze Runner Visual Development 01
2012-2014 © Wes Ball

Monday, October 27, 2014

Hellblade - Mountain Vista

Early mood setting enviro concept for Hellblade...
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Mountain Vista
2014 © Ninja Theory Ltd.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Behind the Pixels LIVE! 05 - 3D / 2D Creature Design

You don`t have anything to do on a lazy Sunday afternoon? You live in the States and want to watch something arty with your morning coffee? Interested in how to create presentation-ready realistic creatures for movies and games using ZBrush and Photoshop? Join me at my next livestream session tomorrow afternoon! :)
Start > 4PM (BST, thats GMT+1) / 11AM (EDT)
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Friday, October 24, 2014

Introducing Digital Book Lover Pledge!

I got a lot of requests from people about buying only the digital content, so we introduced a new pledge recently including ALL digital content done for the book and during the campaign. This includes the pdf version of the book, 15+ hours of HD video tutorials recorded during the livestream sessions, all LIVE workfiles in psd, brushset used in the demos and more! ;)
Interested? Support the campaign > Behind the Pixels <

Mountain Guard - Speedpainting

Little character warm-up photo-bash from this morning...
Interested in concept art and digital painting? Support my tutorial artbook! > Behind the Pixels 


Thursday, October 23, 2014

Hellblade - A Sacred Place

I totally forgot to post this, matte painting done for the Hellblade teaser and also used as a backdrop for the marketing images...
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A Sacred Place
2014 © Ninja Theory Ltd.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Star Wars - Indulgent Starliner

Mood setting interior illo for the latest Star Wars book...
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Indulgent Starliner
Star Wars: Age of Rebellion
2013-2014 © LucasFilm Ltd. / Fantasy Flight Games

Monday, October 20, 2014

Hellblade - Canyon of Hands

Early 3d/2d mood setting piece for Hellblade...
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Canyon of Hands
2014 © Ninja Theory Ltd.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Cyberpunk Vagabond - Speedpainting

Result of today's Behind the Pixels LIVE! session... you can check out the recorded video at the even page > HERE < and more than welcome to tune in next Sunday! :)
Interested in concept art and digital painting? Support my tutorial artbook! > Behind the Pixels <

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Behind the Pixels LIVE! - 04 Character Design

You don`t have anything to do on a lazy Sunday afternoon? You live in the States and want to watch something arty with your morning coffee? Interested in how to create realistic characters for movies and games? Join me at my next livestream session tomorrow afternoon! :)
Start > 4PM (BST, thats GMT+1) / 11AM (EDT)
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Thursday, October 16, 2014

Hellblade - Sacrificial Grounds

Enviro exploration piece for Hellblade...
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Sacrificial Grounds
2014 © Ninja Theory Ltd.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Monday, October 13, 2014

Contributors of Behind the Pixels!

My plan always was to include works from other industry professionals in the book, so I have been in discussion with these friends for a while and now the list is pretty much final. I am absolutely honoured that so many awesome artist who I really admire joined. So without further due, let me announce the list of contributing artists of the Behind the Pixels artbook...
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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Snow Squad - Speedpainting

Result of today's Behind the Pixels LIVE! session... you can check out the recorded video at the even page > HERE < and more than welcome to tune in next Sunday! :)
Interested in concept art and digital painting? Support my tutorial artbook! > Behind the Pixels <