Destiny Avatar: E4 KEYEZ

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This is an image I rendered in order to place on my PSN profile.  I wish I could make it my avatar for PSN as well as Bungie.net, but alas the fates have not willed it.  I feel the image is incomplete, but I’ll need to execute the draft and give it some time to watch and learn to decide how best to proceed.

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HearthStone Twitch Emoticons

 

 

Twitch emoticons I’ve been working on today to submit to Kripp.  Any feedback is appreciated. Continue reading

Steph and Misha avatar

I created this image for a very special Youtube friend of mine.  She runs a fun channel that focus on gaming with her co host Misha the hamster.  Check her youtube channel for lots of fun and suspense!

BaseTradeTV Reflection

Though I am mired in my current work, I find that it can be a good thing to take small breaks from the grind to reignite my passion for artistic work by tackling smaller more focused projects.  I enjoy doing overlay and eSports work for many reasons, but one of the them is that it utilizes a generally very simple concepts that can be deeply explored through creative problem solving and intelligent design.  This allows me to push aside a lot of the extra considerations that can weigh down exploration of design while I’m working on such a complicated project as my Indie game Mecromage.

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An image to promote the crew of @BaseTradeTV

December of last year I had an encounter with a Starcraft 2 community stream on Twtich.tv that I really enjoyed.  Their obvious passion and dedication purely to the community of gamers was inspiring.  I felt this could be a nice avenue that would allow me to stretch a little and focus on quick creative execution of some small projects.  I contacted BaseTradeTV and offered some graphics support for the channel, they accepted.

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SC2Pro Stream Front

I was commissioned to do a budget web splash page.  The purpose -to have a stream front that fans can navigate to and see multiple streams simultaneously in action, from a given team or group.  The challenge – to create a design in three hours.  While I accomplished the initial three hours concept goal, I did spend another three refining some of the ideas. 

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Team Eve Gaming Logo

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Creating Team Eve’s logo was a rewarding experience, and a test of the process of achieving a shared vision with a client.  Below I discuss the process I used to communicate online, across the globe, to deliver not only a logo for an up and coming eSports team, but some working assets for their web and streaming needs.

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