Thursday, May 7, 2009

Completed Cover


I know this is a big jump from 'Step 2' to the finished product but between the stress of meeting the deadline and the random progression of my work I opted not to try and show any more steps. At first I was roughing in the colors and directional lighting for the figures but then got distracted by the sky which I finished perfectly before going back to work on the figures. At that point, I finished the guys in the background then finished the ground and trench wall behind them. Finally after everything else looked about done, I finished the main character in the foreground. This isn't really representative of the way I work it just happened to be the way this one developed. Anyway, here is the final piece and I feel good about how it turned out.

4 comments:

Hefnatron said...

Amazing stuff Kris! I could stare at this illustration for hours! Wait, I think I just did ...

Jeff, Julie, Trey, and Kaden said...

I really want you to video tape yourself on your next piece and then I want to watch it in fast speed to see how much really goes into these. What a wonderful collection you have!

jennifer said...

Wow Kris, you've done it again. I especially love the leprosy on his face. It really adds to the moment.

nathanellisperry said...

dang looking good kris. i wouldnt sweat the lack of uniform progression... one of my teachers said shes not much of a "methodical" painter and i think thats rubbed off on me. its good to have steps but sometimes things just have to develop how they may. or something like that. im rambling. anyhow, nice work. take care.

ps im in utah. lets party. ill call you.