Thursday, April 1, 2010

GNOSIS returns!

So, I haven't posted in a while and I decided that it was high time my sketch blog got some new duds. As such, I bring to you two new environment concepts for my game, GNOSIS. I plan on doing some more of these, as well as some character redesigns, just as soon as I get some more practice with Corel Painter. I've decided to try an modify the brushes and workspace to more closely fit my workflow with Photoshop. We'll see how that goes... Stay tuned for more on this project!

Also, check out my new portfolio site at:

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Alcademy Launches!!!

Hey everyone, it's been a while since I last posted. That's because I've been hard at work on a game project through my school, entitled "Alcademy." However, after months of hard work, the official website has launched, and the first level of the game is playable! So, go check it out at, see if you can beat the first level, and leave feedback on the form that follows. It would be greatly appreciated! You can leave me feedback on the art of the game as well, since I functioned as the Art Lead on the project. Also, we are submitting the game to IGF this year (, so wish us luck in the competition!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

I'm a Cthulhu kid!

I did this one a couple months ago, and I just forgot to post it up here. I did it as a father's day gift to my dad, since he's the one who started me on my love for the horror genre all those years ago... Sitting around watching old Vincent Price movies, and laughing about the ridiculous special effects. Those were the days... Anyway, this actually started off as a very simple sketch in one of my sketchbooks about a year ago, but when I found it, I knew I had to finish it. I also ended up using it as one of my bookmark business card designs. It took about 2 days to complete, using Sketchbook Pro and finishing up in Photoshop.

Steam academies... IN SPACE!!!

Actually, these are two completely unrelated (imagine that) pieces I've done over the last 48 hours. The "SPACEMAN Nebula" as I like to call him was for a project for the Digital Artist's Guild of Milwaukee. We are having monthly (?) projects that everyone posts to, and this was my submission for the "SPACEMAN" subject. Anyway, you can check us out here:

The second piece I like to call "Steam Academy", and it is for an undisclosed school project (stay tuned!). It was a 4 hour speedpaint with the purpose of establishing mood for our chosen theme. It's still a bit rough, and I could definitely spend A LOT more time polishing it, but it was meant to be quick, so I decided to leave it as is.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Steampunk Storytime

This is the first in a set of self-promotional images that I'm doing for bookmarks. All of the images will be "book-themed" and will be in a bookmark format (even though it is not depicted here). Next one coming soon!

Friday, June 12, 2009

Game Concept

These three pieces of art were part of a concept document assignment for my Intro to Game Development course. The assignment called for the creation of an original game concept. The name of my game was "GNOSIS". The character orthographic is one of the main characters, with his bag as the object I chose to represent. The environment is a location in the city just after the beginning catastrophe in the game.

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

LOST is awesome!

A portrait of the conflicted Dr. Jack Shepard. He detonated a hydrogen bomb... what WILL he do next???? 4 hours, Photoshop with photo reference