She’s from Russia, and to me the stories she’s telling with her photos feel eastern european… She’s got a great feel for tone, and saying something with that moment she grabs. Suppose if you’re making one of Dostoyevski’s novels into a film you’d go to her for some inspiration. Her site is acting a little sluggish at the moment, but I highly suggest having some patience and checking out her photos!
We love pin-up art as much as anyone, but there’s something weird about this newly released concept art showing the evolution of Harley Quinn in Batman: Arkham City. Maybe it’s just that it shows how formulaic these sorts of female characters have gotten… <read the full post here> @ <http://io9.com/>
Cool little look into some character design. Gotta say that it’s one of the hardest skills, and most underestimated processes in film-making. We’ve done it a bunch, and you learn to be prepared for the effort. All that being said, it’s one of the most fun, most creative, and rewarding jobs when you get it right. The thought process needs to be so critical visually, that in my opinion it’s right up there with developing a character as you write the script. In a perfect world the artistic development can work hand in hand with the written development. That’s the way we like to work when we do our characters.
Just take a look at all the reply-posts on this blog-page and see how character design raises the heat in people!