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Brian Sum develops futuristic mechs.
I always start by gathering as much reference as possible. It’s important to note that inspiration doesn’t necessarily have to come from the same subject
Christmas 2015 matter. Sometimes an image’s shape, colour or texture may be a good source of reference. Your reference material is essentially attempting to focus your thoughts and ideas. This can help to start shape your idea. In this piece I was inspired by the AT-AT walkers from Star Wars as well as the ship from Prometheus. I really loved the heavy machinery idea and wanted to convey that sense with this piece.