Thursday, March 26, 2009

Three humans and a hamster

More caricature playtime from over at The Drawing Board.





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Friday, March 13, 2009

Heroes and Villains

Fifteen superhero characters for fifteen award categories was the brief on this recent job I did for Desktop magazine and their upcoming annual awards night.

With the help of my agent-extraordinaire Matt Jackson, who wrote the character outlines, I went about designing each one to reflect the award category they represented.

Inked with Pitt pens and coloured in Photoshop.

Categories- Emerging Talent, Web Design, Animation

Categories- Multimedia, Photography: Creative, Post Production

Categories- Packaging, Creative of the Year, Photography: Commercial

Categories- Digital media, Fashion (graphics), Print: Creative

Categories- Illustration, Print: Commercial, People's Choice

Here are the names I came up with for the heroes (from the top)

1. Ember 2. Binary 3. Dr. Defribulator 4. Multi Mbuti 5. Timelapse 6. De Sceptre 7. Transverter 8. Captain Condor 9. Fluoro 10. Circuitbreaker or Mobo (short for motherboard) 11. Mondri Anna 12. Cicada 13. Inkstain 14. Sin7 15. Allura Red

and here are Matt's, which are the official names-

1. Pepper 2. Kazimir 3. Velika 4. Kambo 5. Dagny 6. Chuchot 7. Alex 8. Anton 9. Phebe 10. Mahon 11. Chiara 12. Hewie 13. Berangèr 14. Maksim 15. Verena

Visit the award website to see how it turned out-
All artwork © Chris Wahl 2013 unless otherwise stated. All characters are copyright to their respective owners