Pen and Ink Etching Artwork for 101 Stumbles in History Cover Artwork



Dave Hopkins distinctive pen & ink flair is showcased on the cover art for “101 Stumbles in the March of History”. An all-new recount of 101 historic screw-ups from the author of “100 Mistakes that Changed History.” In “101 Stumbles” Hopkins shows the following images:  Columbus sailing off the side of the flat earth. Montezuma getting his revenge on Cortés. Douglas MacArthur holding a divided map of North and South Korea, and the White House flying the Union Jack.  Order your copy of this fun recount of history today!

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Pen & Ink etching artwork for 101 Stumbles in History Cover Artwork

Key Art for Abzu Game



Photo-imaging by Mike Bryan for the key Art of the recently released Abzu Game.

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Key art underwater scene of diver for Abzu Extended game

Abzu is Matt Nava’s follow up to his landmark artsy video games “Flower” and “Journey”.  Having mastered land, there was no other choice than for Nava to dive underwater.

After the success of the 2012 indie hit “Journey”, which swept that year’s Game Developers Choice Awards and whose score was nominated for a Grammy; Nava formed his own studio to create an ethereal undersea odyssey called “Abzu”.  In a sea of role-playing games and first-person shooters, moody experimental games like “Abzu” remain an anomaly and are especially difficult to design.  “Abu”, which has been released for PlayStation 4 and PC, casts players as a nameless diver exploring an immense three-dimensional seascape teeming with marine life and fantastical topography.

There’s no dialogue or weapons. As with “Flower” and “Journey,” the game’s story unfolds through exploration. “There’s a fine line between telling a story solely through the atmosphere and players just not having any idea where to go,” Nava said. “There are hundreds of directions you could travel in the ocean, so figuring out how to direct the player and design the environments so people had the right amount of direction – but not too much – was very important.” The 10-person team at Nava’s Giant Squid studio found that one of the biggest challenges in creating a game that’s entirely set within the ocean was directing light and forming terrain that undauntedly guides players.

Be sure to check out the new game and let us know what you think!

See more details of the game and how to purchase it here: Abzu Game

 

Halo Wars 2 Teaser Poster for Beta Launch



Here’s a sneak peak at what was unveiled at Comic Con last month for Halo Wars 2.

Mike Bryan, once again nails the image for the next game in the Halo Wars saga. Halo Wars 2 is an upcoming video game developed by 343 Industries and Creative Assembly, and published by Microsoft Studios.  It is scheduled to be released on February 21st, 2017, for Microsoft Windows and the Xbox One video game console.

 

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Halo Wars 2 Teaser Poster for Beta Launch

 

The game is the sequel to the 2009 video game Halo Wars, and is set in a sci-fi universe of the Halo series.

The human crew abroad the UNSC warship game & also returns the Spirit of Fire and introduces a new alien faction know as “the banished”.

Development of Halo Wars 2 began in 2014, and the game was announced at Gamescom in 2015.

Click here to see everything you need to know about the new game: https://www.halowaypoint.com/en-us/games/halo-wars-2

 

 

Photo-Imaging at Comic Con for SYFY’s “Incorporated”



Mike Bryan put his Photo-Imaging skills to work at Comic Con for a series images to promote the new Syfy Channel show “Incorporated”.  The work included a huge graphic on the Hard Rock Hotel that included a video, and oversized promotional  interior panels for “Welcome to the Quiet Room” in the Comic Con restaurant, which offered 360º immersion and spatial audio.

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SYFY channel Incorporated Building Wrap on Hard Rock San Diego for Comicon 2016

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SYFY Incorporated Welcome to the Quiet Room Cityscape Panels03

2Animators launch Season 2 of EMO Dad for Fine Brothers



08/03/2016- It’s finally here! Season 2 of “Emo Dad” aired on Tuesday, July 12th on the Fine Brothers YouTube channel and on the Fullscreen!  To date, 2Animators has animated 11 episodes of this entertaining series, so be sure to check them all out.

The sketch starts with a father vloging about his struggles and disappointments in life.  He talks about all the things that bring him down, which are the reasons he’s turned to the Emo lifestyle.  His son, who is actually Emo, walks in on his father using his camera to vlog about his “Emo life”.  The son is angry because of what he believes to be his dads fake claims and wishes he would stop.

Without giving up the act, the father neglects his fatherly duties to emphasize the father going deeper into the world of Emo.  The two start to change personality roles due to the fathers lack of fathering.

As the sketch goes on, the son catches his father conversing with one of his friends as he gets back from work.  The father and friend make fun of the son for his golf attire, and call him out for being a faker.

The series is an entertaining twist on the Emo lifestyle, through the medium of animation.  The Fine Brothers writing along with 2Animators animation makes for a truly unique and fun series.

Check below to see Episode 1 of Season 2 of “Emo Dad”!

 

Click to see the entire Emo Dad series on either the Fine Brothers or 2Animators YouTube pages.

 

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