Thursday, June 05, 2008

syd mead/blade runner homage

This is some cover art for the new issue of ImagineFX magazine. I was asked to create some artwork paying homage to the movie Blade Runner and to the design work of Syd Mead. I also put together a step-by-step walkthrough along with the original layered Photoshop file on the included DVD. In case you're wondering about the curious composition and blank spaces, they are the areas that will be covered or obscured by text and logos on the magazine cover.

I wish I had had a little more time to put into it, but I had about a week's time in which I was also trying to knock down a few other deadlines. Woulda coulda shoulda.

Anyway I hope you like it!

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