Thursday, October 20, 2011

Happy Halloween!

A while back I did a Vampire piece for Wizards of the Coast and I thought it perfectly fitting for the season and my favorite holiday.  I really had a blast with this one and am glad I can finally show it off.  Here is the piece as well as a little bit of my process.

Happy Halloween!!


A little of my process....

 Thumbnail
 Pencil
 Step By Step
Detail


12 comments:

Ambrose said...

Love seeing your process, your work is very inspiring to me and my own work.

What is your method of adding color to your grayscale image?

Tyler Jacobson said...

Thank you Ambrose. when it comes to my method of adding color over the gray image, it is kind of a mixed bag. Traditionally I would glaze in colors lightly as my keys, in oils. This piece was digital so I do a very similar thing but using multiply, overlay, soft light, and color layers. Each have their own advantages and I use them according to what I am after for the area. I do this as a blocking in technique. Once these areas are roughly keyed to what I want, I then paint in the areas manually and much more opaquely. Hope that helps

Eric Braddock said...

Damn dude, this piece is awesome. That light is killin me! Makes me want to see your take on a Simon Belmont illo ;) That detail shot is sooo nice. It's great seeing that process shot too, damn cool post, dude.

Chun Lo said...

Great piece, loved seeing the process. Love your values. Do you happen to have any video recordings of your process?

Louis Cypher said...

Great lighting and the details of the door are just killing me. Sweet!

The Grumpy Celt said...

It s lovely piece.

It is also interesting how iconography gets set into place, such as the look of Dracula from the Lugosi film, which was itself adapted from a touring stage play.

Will Coyner said...

dude, love it. ditto on seeing the process. i really like the subtle oxidation on the door knocker. happy halloween indeed!

Ray Bonilla said...

love that piece dude. Dracula is Boss

abdelrahman Kubisi said...

AWESOME!!!

Jeff Lafferty said...

Beautiful work!
Jeff

dark kristal said...

Awesome as always.

Victor Maury said...

great piece, thanks for sharing your process