Friday, March 21, 2008

Linework BG Design - The New Frontier DVD

These are a couple of examples of the completed final line versions of the previously-posted New Frontier BGs...the secret complex got quite, well, complex! As a key establishing shot it had multiple overlays, which of course you can't tell here.They started as line drawings with marker on paper, then finished digitally (cutting and pasting as necessary, cloning, perspective tweaks, etc).

Thursday, March 20, 2008

More BG Design - The New Frontier DVD

Here's a piece of final line art, from the sequence in the underground secret base...

Monday, March 10, 2008

BG Design - The New Frontier DVD

A while back I did a load of design work for the recently released "The New Frontier" dvd, based on Darwyn Cooke's DC comic of the same name. It was a great project to work on; in consultation with Darwyn and Dave Bullock, I had the fun of doing treatments of the Batcave, The Daily Planet building, the secret underground base, and lots more, in addition to doing layouts for a good number of the final shots. Here are a few rough designs...