Tuesday, April 21, 2009

I still need to learn how to size pictures the way I want...and post youtube video but oh well for now. Here's a nerd post of my World of Warcraft mage, made her 4+ years ago: 80 Troll Mage named Shatner and I totally stole this proto-drake from a 79 alliance druid and it was gold. I may be quitting this game soon because...it just gets monotonous after a while and a bit life-draining. Plus I have to pick up the new sims soon to try out. I must say the graphics in this game have really gotten amazing over the years, they do know how to keep their monster going...

Monday, April 20, 2009

Here's some more recent work done for sci-fi and fantasy painting with Keith Newton. I just wanted to do my own interpretation of a Poison Ivy-esque botanist alien-humanoid...thing. Painted in acrylic on illustration board. It was a really fun project and I think it was one of my better received pieces.

I still have a lot of other finished work hanging around here to post but with all that's going on with two weeks until graduation it will just have to be slowly posted up here. Oh god I just can't wait until the Friday after this cause I'm going to have a great nerd date with my boyfriend Kyle: dinner and X-Mennnnnnnnnnnnnnn!

Friday, April 10, 2009

This was an assignment last semester I did for senior studio with Don Kilpatrick. More stuff on the theme of game concept and my idea was for a mythology based villain. I really like the story of Echo especially the tidbit on it in the book House of Leaves because it really comes off so much more creepy. So this is her as the giant monster she became while pining away in her cave- and Don gave me the idea to make tiny people for a sense of scale. It did happen to be at the time he did this piece of Bambi and I think it's really fun to see these little whispers of influence from our instructors.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Sixteen Horsepower

This band is one of my favorites and I kind of found them by accident. They're classified as alt-country but that's such a broad genre. I had the chance to see them live in Ohio in a tiny bar and it was such a haunting show.

I know they have this religious theme going on pretty seriously and I don't understand why people let that be a barrier with music. Why does listening to klezmer music means you have to be Jewish? My boyfriend's friend sent him a text the other day about how he found this cool new band and then an hour later he texted him to say "oh gross they're christian rock! I can't believe I liked it!" hahaha...as if he literally had to run away and wash himself. Hilarious.