An Independent Study by Chelsea Weickel utilizing Zbrush sculpts and Photoshop to produce polished digital illustrations.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Environment Ideation and Lighting Practice

I've been working on some environment and lighting practice, I don't do it nearly as often as I should. These both need a lot of refining, but it's progress. The upper one is for my Sea Treader illustration and the lower is for the little soldier girl I'm working on. I'm having a tricky time with an environment for my drunken boxer, but some Scottish tavern research should clear that right up.

Friday, November 30, 2012

Valentulus Ideation

The concept for my third zbrush sculpt. He's a Scottish drunken boxer named Valentulus. Gingers forever.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Researchin' Undersea Ruins and Anteaters....

I'm thinking about putting my Sea Treader creature in a post-Apocalyptic underwater realm. I've taken particular interest in a sunken Rio de Janeiro as the imagery would be interesting and symbolic. I've been researching and here's some of the lovely reference I found.

Rendering Studies

I've never really rendered like a product/transportation designer before, so I gave it a try.