Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Creating Creatures at IlluXcon 2012


Last November, I spent a week in Altoona, PA for a fantasy and sci-fi illustration convention called IlluXcon. I got the chance to meet many experienced artists in the field like Bob Eggleton, William O' Connor and John Jude Palencar.
I was also lucky enough to attend a creature design workshop with Mark A. Nelson as the instructor. In the workshop, we practiced exercises such as blocking unusual shapes with Sharpie and creating different character designs from them. Here are the different characters I made: