This was another quick work from Alaire. She really got into the characters, finding their look and capturing their essence. 1LT. Celester Quartz. She’s the XO and second-in-command. Goes by Thorn Two. Cool-headed and a pillar for the team. She can be really open to Captain Rima Cofresi. AdvertisementsRead more "Thorn Squadron Concept Art 5"
Another amazing character design. I only told Alaire the basics: She fun, she’s no nonsense, and likes to blow shit up. Everything else fit into place. 2LT. Vespera Roche, Thorn Three. She’s the demolition expert. Has a strong friendship with Ju’vel’a.Read more "Thorn Squadron Concept art 4"
I don’t remember if it was on an email or on twitter, but Alaire’s reaction to Kee went from “I don’t like monkeys” to “I LOVE KEE!”. She did a great design with her. 2LT. Kee Wuko goes by Thorn Four. An agile pilot and ace, she instructs new pilots. Her race are called Haplornians.Read more "Thorn Squadron Concept Art 3"
Each page of concept art that came was as good as the next. Below’s another member of Thorn Squadron, done by Alaire Bowen. 2LT Ju’vel’aiza. The tech expert, communications, and hacker of the squadron. Goes as Thorn Five. A Turlian from the planet Turl, a humanoid race split from humans and evolved to see in […]Read more "Thorn Squadron Concept art"
Working with Alaire Bowen (@shiningcapella) | Twitter) has been a joy. Seeing the characters come in first and then the pages in such amazing quality has been fantastic. Below’s one of the ensemble. 2Lt. Karesinda Puig’s the mech pilot and sniper. She’s Thorn Six of Thorn Squadron, an elite squadron that fights for the Resistance […]Read more "Thorn Squadron Concept art"
I tend to lose focus on my writing as I have ideas but no discipline. I start something but then come up with something else and just leave a trail of ideas and concepts that may or may not be touched on later on. This year I decided to stop that and focus more on […]Read more "Thorn Squadron concept art"
This one was written during my first time in Austin. I had a roommate and we were watching a Western. Discussing how they tended to be minimalistic in dialogue, I told him that it wasn’t hard, as most of the acting can be done physically. That gave me an idea for the below pages. Again, […]Read more "The Noose"