Thursday, 14 August 2008

LittleBigPlanet Box Art

Put your eyes in front of this, it's the final box artwork for LittleBigPlanet. It took lots of revisions and hard work from Kareem & me, and dozens of beautiful character renders from Francis & Men Lu (all visual geniuses that I work with at MediaMolecule) but I think we got a pretty good balance between what everyone wanted out of the cover:

Read more about it on the Sony ThreeSpeech blog..

Friday, 8 August 2008

Taking Stress in the Jaw

Blimey I'm busy. Working my brightly coloured socks off. That PS3 game that I've been working on, LittleBigPlanet, is in its very final stages and looking like a polished and shiny diamond (assuming the diamond is made out of cardboard and milk bottle tops, and has toy wheels bolted onto it, and a rocket launcher). And I'm trying to balance that with some other little projects, and finishing Grip Wrench (Yes, I know, it was supposed to be finished, but needed some last minute changes to keep everyone happy, it was a bit too filthy for TV unfortunately).

In the meantime, here's an ad i designed that's in this months Edge magazine. It was a bit last minute and cobbled it together, but I'm pretty pleased with it. The little Sackboy character in our game is becoming so recognizable that I thought it would be fun to make a version of him out of some of the other assets I've designed for the game. And it you look carefully you'll see my face represents the characters groin, not sure what that symbolism means...

Oh, and if you're a Motion Designer, a Level Designer, or an Art Manager I'm sure Media Molecule would like to hear from you.