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The Fractal Impulse Collab with The Hungry Creatures and my first Cardassified Portrait!



I've been so excited to tell everyone about this project! I created a Cardassified portrait of Jordan in a collab with Josh Evans at The Hungry Creatures, all in support of The Fractal Impulse. Jordan was my first attempt to Cardassify someone and I couldn't be more excited about the finished product! I provided the portrait per his specification (sunglasses, hair, tunic etc.) and Josh provided the glorious backgrounds.

Have a listen and learn more about The Fractal Impulse here:
(I'm particularly digging "Witching Hour" off Pumpkin Beats, and "Doom Scroll feat. Bad Praxis" hits the current cultural moment pretty hard.)

Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/546to67IaPALDsv7ZD5EPV
Website: https://www.thehungrycreatures.com/the-fractal-impulse
YouTube Channel: https://music.youtube.com/channel/UCIe_4jZKmwNorL_NgPJcT9A
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/the-fractal-impulse/1491370823
SoundCloud: https://soundcloud.com/thefractalimpulse

Once again, the artist who created the backgrounds is Josh Evans with The Hungry Creatures and the team's website is here: https://www.thehungrycreatures.com/

"Cardassian Makeover" - Portrait Commission and Design specifics:

This design was almost completely bespoke - no templates or previous designs used except for the logo and the rim shape of the sunglasses. Jordan provided headshots, chose the costume style and colors, the design and color of the sunglasses, and the hair color and style. He also provided the logo you see reflected in the sunglasses. 

Most of the portrait was created in GIMP using its paint tools, but finished in PhotoscapeX.  Beginning to end was a little over 10 hours. I'm hoping to get faster so I can offer this as a regular and affordable commission. Watch this space for details about that, coming soon!

Thank you to Jordan for the opportunity to work on this project, and thank you to Josh for creating backgrounds that really make the portrait pop!

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