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As IΒ΄ve been getting a lot of requests from people who want to buy my tutorials on how I create this sort of landscapes, this new image ended up being like a test of mine for several techniques used to give life to a digital painting.

STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT” – Inspired by Blade Runner, Frank Sinatra and Film Noir/Casablanca.

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And here in its Film Noir version to fit the atmosphere properly.

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Keep an eye on this blog for future updates on my upcoming tutorials. πŸ˜‰

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HereΒ΄s an example of the type of pics I donΒ΄t do very often as they require a lot of human character figures which is something I have not much interest in creating (or talent for) as I preffer to focus on environments instead.

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But now and then like in the case of this exciting story by Douglas Meredith about Mars for book One of the Generation Mars series, I do need to create something like this. So IΒ΄ll go and do a mix between matte-painting and regular digital painting if I can call it that…
Anyway hereΒ΄s a breakdown of how I did this one image for the book for all you guys and girls out there that enjoy seeing how an image comes togheter.


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For those who enjoy taking a look at how some books are illustrated hereΒ΄s an example of one from some years ago.
Usually I donΒ΄t storyboard much but sometimes when a narrative is based on details that visually need to be constructed with abstract items like splatters for stars, the visual composition needs to be cinematic and work from page to page, etc, I tend to plan the book ahead shot by shot as if it was a movie.
This is a good example of what I do.Β  ItΒ΄s all about the narrative and what a narrative needs and so each book presents itΒ΄s own challenges and needs different construction approaches so thereΒ΄s not just one single method for me.
What follows is just an example of how was done for this one.

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This is the Area-51 pic created for the new ATTACK ALL HUMANS – Board Game Expansion.
Here are three slightly different tonal variations I came up with.

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The game is still being tested, but if you want to check out how the gameplay will be take a look at this Youtube video from “Board to Death” :

 

The expansions will be the center of a new Kickstarter campaign soon and thereΒ΄s plans for a lot more if all goes well as usual when it comes to crowdfunding.
More news on this when IΒ΄ll get them too.
Right now IΒ΄m just creating the first expansion images.

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HereΒ΄s one of the first Mars surface images I did for the upcoming Generation Mars book series. This first one in particular wonΒ΄t be the one used in the book as the second version best suits the description of the whole place presented in the text.
The first one is actually one of my favorites anyway.

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The one which was chosen by the author and was built based on his detailed input of where every item needed to be is the second version of this one below.

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Just one of the initial ideas for the new expansion for the Attack All Humans board game.

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The expansions will be the center of a new Kickstarter campaign soon and thereΒ΄s plans for a lot more if all goes well as usual when it comes to crowdfunding.
More news on this when IΒ΄ll get them too.
Right now IΒ΄m just creating the first expansion images.

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HereΒ΄s some initial work IΒ΄ve been doing for the new expansions of the upcoming board game “ATTACK ALL HUMANS”.
This first expansion is all about Ancient Aliens themes and so this first one is my take on Atlantis.

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The expansions will be the center of a new Kickstarter campaign soon and thereΒ΄s plans for a lot more if all goes well as usual when it comes to crowdfunding.
More news on this when IΒ΄ll get them too.
Right now IΒ΄m just creating the first expansion images.

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This is my first 2019 pic and it was just done for fun and for portfolio. Inspired by the classic John Wayne western “The Searchers” this is my scifi take on it and the idea was to also depict my style of cover art for science fiction novels.

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This is version 2 of my original SPACEPORT CITY illustration. IΒ΄ve created this new one to add it to my Jigsaw Puzzle product offers at my brand new PUZZLE STORE.
Go get your Puzzle today πŸ™‚

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Finally I managed to start my online PUZZLE SHOP.
If you love puzzles, why not consider getting one of mine original illustrations ? πŸ˜‰
For now I just have a few 1000 pieces puzzles in there but IΒ΄ll be adding a ton more products with puzzles of all sorts of sizes and prices in the next days.

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Fantasy Art themed jigsaw puzzle shop featuring enchanted lands, alien worlds, cute creatures and imaginary landscapes. Shop for your kids or for you. If youre a scifi or fantasy fan, youll find in this shop unique and original artwork by professional illustrator Luis Peres. Looking for elfs, dragons, aliens, magic realms, enchanted forests and woods, space stations, alien planets and all sorts of imaginative art ? Like your puzzles to be themed with original artwork not found anywhere else ? Are you a puzzle collector looking for unique themed puzzles ? Welcome to the Icreateworlds Puzzle Shop and buy your original collectors original puzzle today.

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Who doesnΒ΄t love some good old alien cow abduction ?

Yet another painting I did many months ago for the “ATTACK ALL HUMANS” board game, now in its test phase. These are a few of the tonal variations I did to play with color for this scene back then.

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This is heavily inspired in the old 50s flying saucers invasion movies, but now we are the aliens invading the earth which is a lot more fun.
More info on the project status here in its FB group:
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More on this project soon. πŸ˜‰

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My transition from traditional acrylics, watercolor and ink illustration into digital was realy difficult. A nightmare actually. For years I thought I was never going to be able to do it and I was condemned to work traditionally forever.
Many times IΒ΄ve tried to adapt to digital art with no sucess whatsoever as I worked in traditional illustration for more than a decade before and perhaps because of that, somehow I had tremendous dificulty in converting my original style to the digital age.
I tried many softwares and failed at all of them. Several times.
One day I became part of a project for an History book and I forced myself to do it entirely in digital, even though I had no clue of what I was doing or how I was going to do it. Fortunately I was working with an author friend of mine and so the whole thing was more like and experiment for me where “failure” was an option.
The result was a mismash of mixed results and the book looked different from page to page,Β  as if many illustrators had worked on it and failed to some or many degrees. It got published nevertheless, it sold really well and itΒ΄s even now out of print which meant some readers out there must have liked it. Even though nowadays I find 99% of those illustrations almost embaracing as itΒ΄s still clear that I had no clue about what I was doing at that time and was just trying to paint digitaly out of fear of not being able to complete the task more than anything else.
For me in the end, it was an interesting project to learn how -not to illustrate- in digital. Nevertheless the end result, looking back now, still has some beginners charm in that -so bad , itΒ΄s good (?) – category.
You be the judge…


This book became something special in my own personal artistic evolution as it was from this “failed” experience I decided that I needed to really get the grasp with this digital thing even if it was the last thing I was going to do. Understanding –what not to do- in digital painting by forcing myself to illustrate “A Batalha do Arade” book,Β  set me on the right path to finally learn how to do it properly; taking advantage of all the digital options out there that at the time I had no clue that existed in the digital realm. From this project I started to go online looking for places to learn and came across the fantastic youtube channel from the FZDSCHOOL which actually saved my life and set me on the right path. I totally recommend that channel to all the people who want to learn how to draw and paint in digitial but not only.
As for my failed “A Batalha do Arade” book project, I just thought it was fun to share this here as the blog should also be about my failures and not just about the stuff that I get right. πŸ˜‰

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If you have a dream, no matter what your budget is donΒ΄t hesitate to contact me and letΒ΄s see what we can do.

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