Monday, June 29, 2009

TF2 - Scout Class Combaticon 01

Whether or not they're are still called Combaticons, that was the working title for this batch of characters...sadly my game is still shrink-wrapped and mocking me on the coffee table until I get time to play it!

As with everything, it all starts with very simple sketches/thumbnail ideas to find form. I really only spend about 15-20 minutes (or less!) per sketch, it's kind of a flood of ideas at this point.

After we settle on an idea, I take it to the next step, a grayscale over a tighter drawing. I incorporate the vehicle form, the bot form, and if I can, I try to drop in a little action sketch to help find the personality.

So this is the image that gets sent to Hasbro for approval to continue on to the final.

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