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Sometimes I art, mostly I fart. But I think I draw pokémon. Sometimes.

franzanthony:

Alpha & Omega

Long overdue, but better late than never. Get the wallpaper format here!

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— 1 week ago with 2659 notes
#oras  #kyogre  #groudon  #follow my regular artblog if you haven't 
Anonymous asked: I was hoping you could describe your thought process for the creation of the Pokemon Regional Crests. I really like your designs. I can't seem to decipher the Sinnoh one, but they all look amazingly well done!


Answer:

franzanthony:

Hello there! Shortly after the launch, PREO’s Eric Buchholz uploaded two WIP screenshots on Double Team’s site gallery. But you’re correct that I have never explained the thought process in depth.

Initially, I proposed the idea of having 6 different styles for 6 regions. We struck the idea down right away because we thought they wouldn’t go well with the album cover (which was nearly done at this point).

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Afterwards, I began with sketching three different styles so we could see which one might work better. 

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The first idea featured the cover legendaries and iconic objects from each region. We never really liked the idea, though. It seemed too straightforward and overused.image

The second idea revolved around the idea of having “mini-scenes” featuring iconic landmarks & objects from each region. However, we concluded that these “mini-scenes” looked too busy for the album booklet.

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And this was the idea that made it to the booklet. Instead of featuring straightforward icons from each region, we decided to go with subtlety and come up with our own symbolisms—framed with solid, crest-like shapes.

For example, Kanto’s crest was centered around the DNA, representing Mewtwo’s creation tale. As for Sinnoh, time-space has always been the central theme of the legendaries. The framing was originally designed to be a mix of a cut diamond with time-space grid, but it got excessively complex, I had to remove the details.

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As for the other regions, I’m not going to spoil the fun, so feel free to interpret them yourself! Let me know if you have something else in mind!

— 2 months ago with 24 notes
#double team!  #WIP  #replies  #anonymous 

VIII - Strength
Strength represents calmness, an elevated part of the mind, dominating over primal impulses. When injured, it meditates and sharpens its mind.
Major Arcana Series by Noktowl

VIII - Strength

Strength represents calmness, an elevated part of the mind, dominating over primal impulses. When injured, it meditates and sharpens its mind.

Major Arcana Series by Noktowl

— 3 months ago with 197 notes
#pokemon  #darmanitan  #major arcana  #strength  #noktowl 
Because #pidgeot’s hair is worth it.
Since I don’t update this blog regularly nowadays, follow my instagram and non-pokemon-art tumblr for more posts.

Because #pidgeot’s hair is worth it.

Since I don’t update this blog regularly nowadays, follow my instagram and non-pokemon-art tumblr for more posts.

(Source: nokknokk)

— 3 months ago with 23 notes
#pidgeot  #wip  #I'll still post here every now and then though 
A little wedding gift for the lovely, ever-so-happy couple Chelsea and Alexis. May your life ahead be filled with everlasting joy and blessing.
And for my creative followers here, you might want to stalk their blogs because Chelsea crafts stuffs and write scripts for Alexis’ webcomic. You’ll be amazed by how productive they are.

A little wedding gift for the lovely, ever-so-happy couple Chelsea and Alexis. May your life ahead be filled with everlasting joy and blessing.

And for my creative followers here, you might want to stalk their blogs because Chelsea crafts stuffs and write scripts for Alexis’ webcomic. You’ll be amazed by how productive they are.

— 3 months ago with 74 notes
#chibisilverwings  #alexis-royce  #pokemon  #togekiss 
Pokémon Reorchestrated: Double Team!
These photos are way overdue, but I guess it’s better late than never.
More photos on this project here.
P.S.: Can you spot the Espurr?

Pokémon Reorchestrated: Double Team!

These photos are way overdue, but I guess it’s better late than never.

More photos on this project here.

P.S.: Can you spot the Espurr?

— 3 months ago with 28 notes
#pokemon  #PREO  #album  #music  #gaming  #double team!  #noktowl 

VI - The Lovers
The Lovers are a reminder that we need others to become fully human. Lovers, friends, adversaries – each one teaches us, each one stretches us.With its sweet aroma, Illumise guides Volbeat to draw signs with light in the night sky.
Major Arcana Series by Noktowl

VI - The Lovers

The Lovers are a reminder that we need others to become fully human. Lovers, friends, adversaries – each one teaches us, each one stretches us.
With its sweet aroma, Illumise guides Volbeat to draw signs with light in the night sky.

Major Arcana Series by Noktowl

— 4 months ago with 126 notes
#pokemon  #volbeat  #illumise  #major arcana  #lovers  #noktowl