Sorry, your browser is not supported
To have the best experience using Skillshare, we recommend that you use one of these supported browsers.

Meditating Monk

Here is my process from sketch to final character design...

I couldn't decide on going for some fantasy characters, cyber dudes or some kind of beast thing - so threw down some of each. Am leaning towards the monk or the spider lady. 

Some initial refining to get to know the characters a little better before playing favorites:



Ok, so I chose to refine the monk character a little bit... here is a shot from the variation process, still looks chunky and cartoon-like, but he is beginning to hint at what he might become at some point:

Next up is anatomy fixes and moving towards more realism. I researched a bit on the kung-fu stance, it turned out the foot was wrong and I stumbled upon a nice reference of a heavy set type in said stance - so I started the clean up work from a different angle:

I started detailing this evening; it turns out he is a rather friendly fighting monk, meditating peacefully on his bowl of booze... literally:

As you can see, I still need to do his arms and legs and "push the values" some more - the next and final update will be the finished concept art, fully detailed and on a suitable background:

Meditating Monk, all done :)

Comments

Please sign in or sign up to comment.