Monday, September 24, 2007

The Monster In Our House

Hey kids. I wanted to share some doodles with you that come from a new story idea I am fleshing out. It will be a dark, spooky childrens tale about growing up. A few big fantasy elements. Some interesting twists and turns. I hope it will be good! And yes, I have at least three other stories I am working on... but when these things pop in my head, I have to grab them.Here is a the logo for the moment. I like to sketch these out to set a tone for the series.
This is a bit of a style test. I want to do the story in black/white/gray tones, with a pop of color here and there. Color will mean something in this story.
And this was a style idea for one of the characters. I know I want them to be simple... almost "muppet like." I think there will be some growth on this phase, but it is always fun for me to see what my first pass was.

And that is it for now. I need to get some serious work done this week, as well as start my Drawergeeks submission. No pressure!


Kim Herbst said...

you are ridiculously inspiring for the mass amounts of artwork you do. So I must say thank you for that immense-ness. The story idea sounds really great and I can't wait to see more!

Tony C. said...

Love the logo and the style of the octopus moster. The flat black and white looks like it will be quite impressive, and perfect for this concept.

sarah said...

Oh my goodness I need to start checking blogs again. Look at all the fantastic goodies you have been posting. I love this art for your story, I'm so curious to know the story now. Inspiring!

I also love the kiddie pics a few posts back. Yay!

cgyoung said...

These are Fantastic!!
Monsters and kids,...count me in!
Awesome art on your blog page!
Great Stuff!