anthro, art, commissions, geckos, lizards

Deliah the Gecko Character Concept (Commission)

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This was a fun commission. The client hired me to design a cartoon gecko.

anthro, anthro art, bear, cartoon, digital painting, Finished Artwork, fishing, funny animals, furry, humorous, octopus, sea, sea landscape, seascape, story, value painting

Who’s Catching Who? (Giant Octopus Attacks Fisherman from Behind)

giant octopuss attacks boat anthro bear critter in boad fisherman fishing turbulant water

Click artwork to see a full sized version.

Yesterday I had terrible artist block and it took me about 4 hours of frustration staring a image just to be unsatisfied to just to start over. Finally a hour before I needed to go to bed, this  wild silly image appeared (yes that was a Pokemon reference, I’ve had too much caffeine).  I envisioned this little bear fishing on a boat, minding his own business when suddenly a octopus attacks from behind. I’m getting more comfortable with value painting as in the past I created my artwork mostly in line like a comic strip. The reason I have been avoiding color in my value paintings is that color has little effect on value. Don’t believe me? Here’s proof. I want to make sure I understand value %100 before even attempting color in this format. That’s why many professional concept artists put a desaturation layer on top of their paintings to check their color values!

Name of Painting: Who’s Catching Who? (Giant Octopus Attacks Fisherman from Behind)
Copyright 2013 Maugryph
Painted in Autodesk Sketchbook  6
This value painting took about 3 hours

Alex and Cruz Project, anthropomorphic, cartoon, comic, fantasy, furry, legendary creatures, unicorns, urband fantasy, vector artwork

Jed the Unicorn

jed the unicorn. anthro unicorn happy persuasive smile

As I mentioned earlier I would be working on a new comic series. So far there is only two characters in the comic. Jed the unicorn. It is set in a modern world like our own but inhabited by legendary creatures instead of humans. The comic itself will combine vector artwork in 3d scenes.