Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Yithian Again

Update: Just could not love the head anatomy, so I revisited an older idea from sketches. Much happier!

I always intended to make this an Astounding Stories cover to honor the original.

Closeup of 'printing dots.'

I revisited an older drawing, and used Photoshop to give it more realistic textures and shading. I am pretty pleased with where it is going. Initial drawings here.

My idea for Yithian life cycle:

Yithian  Genders:

Better composition:

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Old One

(Update: added some subsequent images I forgot to include)

One of the first images I did last year when i started futzing with Photoshop brushes in 2009.

Another version I did a bit later, more controlled.