Saturday, August 16, 2008

New Study for Sci-Fi Illustration

I found this really cool "shedded" shell of an insect stuck to the side of my house. I thought that it would make a cool illustration if this bug was like as tall as a building and had some man made elements on his body. This is just the first sketch before I really dive into this drawing, but I thought it was interesting, so I'm posting it.

Here's the bug.






And the first sketch.


And a posterized version done in Photoshop. I'll work back into this drawing much more before I decide if this is the final pose I want. Looks like he'll have mechanical legs and some type of explosive device strapped to his belly. Stay tooned.



-Ed

1 comment:

Rob Smith, Jr. said...

That's great! And a great idea. I don't know if you've met John Stevens out of Daytona Beach (Now in Oldsmar), but he's working on a similar project involving mechanical bug/bird-type creatures from space. I'll have to remember to point you to it when he finishes it. Here's his sight with everything else in it:
http://www.imagesofwonder.com/