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Grieverjoe (Jose Alvarez) is NOT a whiny emo as his name would suggest. He's an IT student with a love for art.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Steve Huston lecture notes

Recently ran across some of Steve Huston lecture videos, so I decided to follow them. These are my notes and practices from his first lecture.

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Typhon - Initial Character Concept

Quick character concept for a Ragnarok Online custom MVP.
Typhon, the crazy storm mage.
About an hour in Painter 11

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Link portrait

Cleaned up my realistic Link sketch and turned it into a portrait.
The background is an attempt at making something other than plain white.
About 4 hours in PSCS5

Monday, July 15, 2013


Frickin' hands, man! What do they even do!?
Used my left hand as reference.

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Flight Rising - Guardian Dragon sketch

Sketch of a Guardian dragon from Flight Rising
My wife got me into it, and I've been having fun with it, so why not?
About 3 hours, PSCS5.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Realistic Zelda?

Same as my Link piece, a more realistic take on princess Zelda.
I don't really know what to do with her hands yet.