My friendly neighbourhood bear-cat tattoo pal tweeted out that he was looking to get a Boba Tea tattoo and as looking for a design. “Yeah, I have some free time”, I said – for once. ” What kinda style were you thinking?”. ” I dunno, a simple vector or something?” Said he.
Couple of confidential projects + day job have been keeping me very busy lately, which has made me crawl inside my shell a bit for public-facing art. But! Its Mermay! So I’ll be popping mermaids in here as the month progresses, because I’ll take any excuse I can to draw big hair.
My focus through January has been characters, my aim is to get them flowing and post them frequently to bust my bad habit of practising forever but never actually using what I’ve learned. Also to have fun \o/.
||Online Multiplayer, Co-op, 3+ Players||| ChordBusters is a game about bustin’ notes with your pals whilst riding on a galactic laser-firing keyboard. Shoot down enemies by standing on the correct key and firing a “I-can’t-believe-it’s-not-Ghostbusters” beam at enemies. Some enemies will require a chord to take them down, so you’ll need to work as a team! Choose from a range of fingers to express yourself! Are you a pirate? Are you a cat? Or are your 420 blaze it A E S T H E T I C memelord? Show us with your choice of finger. Go for a high score as you try to survive for as long as possible!
This started off as some sketches for Inktober, but I was inspired by the Dishonoured2 BAFTA talk I attended at the end of October to do something more painterly. This became..a bit of an epic undertaking, with little bits being done over multiple days. Im still not sure what was taking so long. but if I was to do this again I’d approach some parts of my process differently to speed it up a bit.
I took a brief hiatus from working on it when local events near where I live made the idea a bit uncomfortable, though in general there isnt much to this, it’s just a slightly evil lookin trolley/tram with some 1950s jetstream elements.
This year I took part in Inktober for the first time – an annual tradition for many artists, in which one is encouraged to draw something in ink each day of October. As someone who relies almost entirely on digital now to create ‘final’ artworks, it was more difficult than I thought it was going to be…