This is a set of process gifs I made with screengrabs I snatched while painting it. The person who commissioned it wanted it to be a portrait, that’s why the marine is wearing glasses.
Concept art smarts used:
- Transformation tools to edit proportions of rough sketch and value painting.
- Overpaint of reference photo for accurate likeness.
- Photo based texturing.
- Polygon lasso used to define hard surface shapes.