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New Year, New Projects Part 2: More Concept Art



My two favorite art styles, when it comes to sci-fi and horror, are HR Giger's Alien style, and just about anything Steampunk. Last year I started looking at ways to integrate that into more of my art, but I was having a hard time working them into my established fandom stuff. I'd always been hesitant to create general, non-fandom sci-fi, or concept art because I just don't have a lot of experience creating it. Too much of that blank canvas problem. I didn't know where to begin. 

So, I did what I always do and looked for inspiration by talking to friends. I watched Alien again. And then I checked out Chernobyl with Jared Harris (which I strongly recommend.) I started listening to more cybersecurity podcasts because I have friends who work in that field. Then the ideas came faster than I could make the arts! 

From top left to bottom right: 

1. Grunge Motherboard

2. Giger Style Alien Space Ship Interior (gray) (1)

3. Giger Style Alien Space Ship Interior (neon) (2)

4. The Meltdown Steampunk Reactor

I'm still kind of working out what styles I like to work with most - and what subjects I want to explore more. I may end up working some of these styles into my fandoms, but so far I'm kind of enjoying making them their own thing.

What do you think? 

What subjects should get the Giger, or the Steampunk, treatment?

Btw, these detailed concepts are mostly available on RedBubble for now. The resolution is lower on Teepublic and I'm concerned that some of the details and shading won't print as well on their products. I've got a few pieces on order and if they print well, then I'll upload them on Teepublic as well.

Meanwhile, my Magic, Steampunk, Dystopian and Concept Art can be found here: https://www.redbubble.com/people/orionlodubyal/shop?artistUserName=orionlodubyal&asc=u&collections=2556124 

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