Funny Games

This time I want to show the process work for the Funny Games contest. The film directed by Michael Haneke needed a jacket design for his Spanish release. After knowing the synopsis and rules, I brought several ideas on my head, so I hold a pencil and my sketchbook…

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First, I thought about making a composition with the hi-res photos that they provided to us but it had been the easy way; so I choose an illustration (more compatible to which I make to eat). Before drawing the illustration I put myself to sketch schemes of the elements distribution (illustration, letters, logo) and then, I thought that it could draw the title typography based on my own writing, this photo show options that later would be render in Illustrator.

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I had in mind a simple illustration, without many elements, the sketch (up) is based on one of the film scenes and the face (below) is a figurative portrait of the main character.

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Finally I choose the hooded boy sketch, but with a modification in the hood whose shade now reflects a kind of smiling face (playing a little with the film title).

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After finishing the sketches I ran to my nearer Xerox.

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Final illustration. After scanning the final black-&-white drawing, I added colors, textures and some details with Photoshop.

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Final jacket design:

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The end? well, I lost the contest… but what the hell!! was a funny experience!

Published by Renato

Como artista gráfico he publicado mi trabajo en 6S Studio, DC Comics, Heavy Metal, IDW Publishing, Marvel Comics, Moonstone Books, Rovolt, Stone Arch, Timof Comics, Zenescope Entertainment y más.

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