I always thought the standard lion/eagle mix for griffins was a bit boring so I decided to play. This is an Ocelot and Peregrine Falcon breed, smaller and more maneuverable than it’s better known cousin.
For my birthday last month I got an airbrush. I’ve been playing with it ever since but this is the first genuine piece done using it.
This series was done for a local gallery doing a show for fantasy and abstract art. So in the spirit of old school fantasy I decided to revisit some of my favorite fairy tale pieces.
I’ve had some inquiries about logo design recently so since I don’t particularly have any recent vector work up I’ve been working up some samples. I decided to start with an image that I’m already using on a lot of my branding, the central tree from The Moon.
The first version I did was staying very true to the original work keeping as much foreground detail as possible and crashing illustrator two or three times. Then I did a more graphic simplified version for more versatile use.