Cropped selection of environment concept art for 2D game platforms

Early pencil drawn concept sketches gallery

Here are a selection of our concept sketches and drawings for platform game levels, environments, buildings, plants and other objects that are forming the art direction of an upcoming cross-platform adventure game featuring hand drawn graphics and animation with digital watercolour style paint. Continue reading “Early pencil drawn concept sketches gallery”

Biro tree semi colour platforms grass

Rapid concept sketches: Platforms, trees, buildings and organic environments

Here are a few very rough concept sketches for organic platforms for inclusion in the artwork for a 2d platformer-style game. Quite often we do a bunch of these and pick out some good or new ideas to work them up into a slightly more finished sketch. Continue reading “Rapid concept sketches: Platforms, trees, buildings and organic environments”

Houses and miniature Arabic village on grassy rock platform

Detail sketch floating island with various buildings

Conceptual design sketching for different kinds of buildings and cave-like mini tunnels on top of a floating island. Different kinds of smoke suggest that these places are inhabited by unseen creatures or people. Continue reading “Detail sketch floating island with various buildings”

sketches and watercolour floating island platform game concept levels composite

Coloured Early Concepts for Floating Islands and Organic Hand Drawn Platforms

A start with a basic five-colour palette to keep an overall natural, warm feel to these levels. The fifth colour is the Dark Blue which is indicating the water pool. Continue reading “Coloured Early Concepts for Floating Islands and Organic Hand Drawn Platforms”

Floating Island Pencil Drawing with Rope Bridge and Wooden House

Floating Islands Pencil Sketch with a Rope Bridge and Thatched House

The floating island platforms in this concept sketch are some initial ideas for various terrain blocks that sit underneath the main platforms that game characters run along in this hand drawn platform game environment. Continue reading “Floating Islands Pencil Sketch with a Rope Bridge and Thatched House”