Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Zombies like brains

I've been going through the old projects file and am reworking and getting up to snuff some designs I'm not thrilled with yet. So first off I'm redoing a bird character from an Alice in Wonderland-type project. He's based on my favorite bird the Kakapo, this fat, flightless, defenseless and severely endangered parrot from New Zealand. Finley is the white rabbit character, full of nervous energy and quick to jump to the worst conclusion possible. Here's some sketches and a test painting of the guy:

Just for reference, this is what an actual Kakapo looks like. They look terribly huggable: