Friday, November 30, 2012

Creature Designs

I had some time today to sketch creatures, so here is the result. I gave myself a task and combined two existing animals: moose and turtle. Some of designs can be far away from looking either of these animals or reptiles, but it was nice reference and specifications to follow.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

"IKI" Christmas candy package characters

So Christmas is very close and it is time to buy some sweet candies. I had a lot of fun creating characters for candy package which was designed as a pattern for all visible surface. Lithuanian agency AllCaps was very happy to have my illustrations which helped to make candy box look fun and appealing.


Here is couple final package design photos from different angles:

Here are all characters I drew:


Very quick today's sketch to warm up my hand and brain.

Thursday, November 22, 2012

Wanna be a Concept Artist?

I recently found a very nice and rare video about career as a concept artist. For those who have blurry picture what these guys do out there with pencils in they're hands, Ted Kim talks about all kind of different aspects and explains a lot in simple words. Really worth watching and getting to know interesting stuff.

Down bellow you will find all three parts of an interview.

Part 1:

Part 2:

Part 3:

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Live WebCam painting: Hekla, Iceland. Snow!

Iceland at it's best! All covered with white powder. I once visited this incredibly beautiful country during winter season. It brings me very good memories about how beautiful our earth can be. 

Location: Hekla, Iceland.
Time: 10:00 am - 12:10 pm 21.11.2012 (Danish time)
Actual painting location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Digital painting.

WebCam printscreen.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Everything Is A Remix

My recently discovered movie consisting from 4 short movies about creativity, ideas and intelectual property. Thanks to Kirby Ferguson now we have more clear picture about what is what. At the end I can say it is very inspiring and mind changing movie.

Here are all four parts of it.

Part 1:

Everything is a Remix Part 1 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

Part 2:

Everything is a Remix Part 2 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

Part 3:

Everything is a Remix Part 3 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

Part 4:

Everything is a Remix Part 4 from Kirby Ferguson on Vimeo.

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Game Companies

If you ever will need a list of game companies all over the world, here you go:
Game Companies

I found it pretty informative and useful.