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  06 June 2009
Secret Agent Entry: Matt Ellis

Matt Ellis is entered in the "Secret Agent" update: View Challenge Page

Latest Update: Concept / pre-visualization: new idea
  06 June 2009
This is a very interesting challenge and I hope that I will be able to finish this time

So here is the idea that I am thinking about. My idea is that you will see a big gathering of people waiting for some form of transit. But if you look closely at the image you will see a person being strangled by a mysterious individual. Everyone waiting for the transit has no idea the person is struggling for their life.

I really want to take the "Secret Agent" literally in the painting and if you are not really paying attention to the painting you the viewer might even miss the agent totally.

The setting I am thinking about is a futuristic/gothic look to the buildings and in the middle of the night with lots of neon lights. So I guess its almost a Dark Knight/Blade Runner feel that I want to the setting.

I hope to add some quick composition thumbnail sketchs at some point tomorrow.


Last edited by Matellis : 06 June 2009 at 01:50 PM.
  06 June 2009
great idea Matt!now lets see the pre visualization
  06 June 2009
Sounds like a great environment. cant wait to see some sketches


  06 June 2009
Concept / pre-visualization: Rough Composition Thumbnails

Hey guys thats for the comments!

Here are just a few very quick thumbnail sketchs trying to figure out a bit of the mood and composition. But I will be making a lot of these until I am happy with one.

  06 June 2009
Concept / pre-visualization: Mood Test

Hey evevryone,

Here is another thumbnail sketch only this time I am just testing out the mood that I want to have in the painting. C&C always welcome :)
  06 June 2009
wow nice work =). i like the purrple in the mood test.
  06 June 2009
Woot rock on Matt! Subscribed to this.
  06 June 2009
Love that last concept, very Gotham city-ish. Good luck with this challenge, I'll be keeping an eye on this thread...!
  06 June 2009
Cool... I really like your idea.

Good luck
  06 June 2009
Should have really nice image here. Like the thumbnails. Good luck man!
  06 June 2009
Great idea. I definitely keep an eye on this one.
good luck
  06 June 2009
slowninja: Thanks! I am thinking that I may stay with this color palette. But I might try out some new stuff.

SheepFactory: Thanks dude! I hope to be getting some good /harsh crits from you

paperclip: Thanks theresa! I will be watching your thread as well

mic,Arnol2x and L-rac: Thanks guys , hope I do not disappoint.

I will try and have another update by the end of the night, But it was a long day at work so dont hold me to it
  06 June 2009
Very nice idea. a 'where's wally' of espionage!! your first thumbnail reminds me a little of the stealth kill of assassins creed.
looking forward to seeing how this comes out.
might be cool to have other agents hidden around the image. watching, or searching for the killer
  06 June 2009
Matt ! Nice to see you around !
I hope to see some cool environement here !
The sketches look cool already !
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