Developing a Character, Part 4

Developing a Character, Part 4
Both Dan and I have done some outfit designs for Oriana! I’ve tried to keep my designs extremely simple with small variations. With the exception of the overalls (which I threw in because they’re adorable) I literally just copied, pasted, and then changed a feature. Some dresses just have a bit longer ruffle, or maybe ...

Sketches and Doodles

Sketches and Doodles
In the beginning, as we were still exploring Oriana more, I did many sketches in pen. It really pushed me, as I tried to put Oriana into backgrounds, having her react to various situations and not just posing passively. I didn’t have a particular method that I used.  I’m more the type of person to ...

Developing a Character, Part 3

Developing a Character, Part 3
  After further discussion about Oriana’s main look, we decided that the poncho wouldn’t give her a very strong silhouette when we start posing and animating her.  So we scrapped that completely and I started doing more exploration.  I did a number of new silhouettes for her design and came up with four key character ...

Testing! Testing! Testing!

Testing! Testing! Testing!
  Here’s a line test Daniel did a while back, testing out different render styles for future concept posters. Aquatic animals are definitely the best way to test out the various options of render styles!  This particular style was inspired by Mœbius, one of Blake’s favorite artists.       Abi FreelandI’m kinda a nerd, ...

Developing a Character, Part 1

Developing a Character, Part 1
Hi there! As this is my first exposure to the public from this project, I’d like to start out by saying thank you for following along with everything we’ve done and everything we have yet to do! We are all really excited to get this thing moving and appreciate your support.  Now… about this character ...

Just Some Concepts

Just Some Concepts
  We haven’t made too much progress in terms of environment work for the early levels yet as we’ve primarily been focused on our main character.  Here are some really early environment concepts from Daniel and myself!   Abi FreelandI’m kinda a nerd, but you probably are too, so http://projectoriana.com