Where to Find Concept Artists Online…

I have a great imagination, but… I draw like a 3-year-old. So I need to hire talented artists to work with me on all of the design work that is needed for Of8.  About a month ago I began my quest to find some talented artists. I’m not big on collaborating creatively 100% over the internet. So initially I placed an ad on …

Of8 Pre-Production Begins!!!!!!!!!!

I posted up an ad on craigslist a couple weeks ago looking for NYC area artists to do character design work for Of8. I got about 50 something replies from across the talent and experience spectrum. Today I did lunch with one of those talented artists: Warren. We had a nice discussion over lunch. It’s a little funny, in an unprofessional way, that I …

Monster Design Tips From Guillermo Del Toro…

There is a great article/interview with Guillermo Del Toro in a recent New Yorker magazine. The best bit from it is this great bit of advice on creature design… Defining silhouettes is the first step in good monster design, he said. “Then you start playing with movement. The next element of design is color. And then finally—finally—comes detail. A lot of people go the other …