And Kyu's post on facebook, where he introduced me to Glen Brogan (Albino Raven).
I decided to give my design skills a work out and - I'm rusty as hell. But I got a bit sick of the realism spree I was on. so I'm trying to get back in it.
If you haven't heard the song "Same Love" By Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, you should probably listen to it. I have been all sorts of busy since I got into the swing of things at work and there is a hefty amount of work on my plate previously and hence forth.
But I hope to post as frequently as I can, with little musings as I always do.
So I drew this, after watching that video. This painting is a technical nightmare, but it's what came to mind (without drawing real people.)
What really brought this up, was the realization that I am the only woman in the development team in a supervisor role. I don't know why that bugged me so much - but it's been eating at me for a few days now. But feminism in gaming is a big can of worms I don't want to open on this blog. But it's vaguely correlated to this, because it is a human rights issue - realizing that you're swimming in a sea of y chromosomes and you have to tuck your bottom two prongs in to make your X look more like a Y. What? Sorry that got strange fast.
It sort of degraded into this, after listening to Same Love on loop to the point of my (somewhat hypocritical) neighbours asking me to turn it down. As far as the painting goes, I tried to keep it simple - and I didn't go for hyperrealism or any...technical boundaries. I just said, paint it and be happy with whatever comes of it.
I definitely pantied about on this, but that's likely because I wanted to do one last thing before I buggered off to Japan. The lighting in this threw me off at first, but then I just had to remember the basics and it wasn't that hard after that.
I like Zoe Saldana, she's very pretty, but she definitely looks like she needs a sandwich.