Tuesday, June 26, 2012


This was an entry in the Character of the Week over at Conceptart.org. The brief was for the concept Keymaster. 

The Brief :
In the middle of The Old Lands, sits the capital city; a glorious and beautiful place with seven magnificent halls at it's centre, one for each of the elements of the Gods; Fire, Water, Earth, Air, Light, Dark and Magic. The entrance to each hall is blocked by an enormous door which can only be opened using a special key. Each key, is unique for each door, and is in itself a symbol for the element it protects.

There are no kings or lords in the capital, and the highest position in the land is that of the Keymaster. This role is one that cannot be bought, won, or inherited; instead when one keymaster dies, they are replaced with a child born at the exact moment of death of the previous one. Keymaster's are born with completely white eyes, however they are not blind. Their eyes allow them to see the truth in people, and determine if they are worthy to enter any of the halls.

Keymaster's carry all seven keys on them at all times, bound to them with a chain made of gold.

Your task this week if to design a Keymaster. They can be any age and any gender, but the importance of their role and title must be evident in their design.

Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Raven-Ilkar- Final color

Here is the color version of my earlier post of a character design from the book, Dawnthief 

Monday, June 11, 2012

Alien Pin-up

This was for a weekly IFX forum challenge, Alien pin-up. Went with a knock-off of a 50-60's inspired Playboy style pin up. 

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Space Cowgirl

Painting inspired by Joss Whedon's television show Firefly. 

Monday, June 4, 2012

The Raven- Ilkar

Doing a series of character designs from some novels I have been reading, Chronicles of the Raven, by James Barclay, the first book being Dawnthief. The book are about a group of mercenaries, gritty fantasy stuff. This 1st image is of the Ravens Elf Mage Ilkar. this is just the gray scale, going to start working on the color version soon.