In addition to being useful as morale-building communication, these pieces required an enormous amount of Photoshop skillz. I gots skillz.
Movie spoof poster. I did face replacements, retouched the sky and the ground, and added in new copy.
Face replacements, added in a new figure (which I borrowed from Malcolm Reynolds - huge nerd points if you get that one). Retouch to make room for new text. Lots of painting.
Face replacement, retouch, text change. The "face donors" got a real kick out of this. "SEWS" was the acronym for the division.
This was a super-complicated job with multiple source files. I repainted the entire horizon, put the images together, moved the leg pose from the source art, and painted a lot of fire and clouds to blend it all together. And face replacement, natch.
This one was surprisingly tedious to pull off. Aside from face replacement, which went quite well, I had to repaint large chunks of the source poster and mash together the font treatment from existing letters as well.
The joke here is that it's Marc Haverland, Lord of the Engineers. He liked the image so much he had a copy framed for himself. No kidding.
I retouched the sky and the trees and did the Avatar painting to boot.
The joke here is that these guys' job included keeping an eye on a monitor with ongoing internet threats rolling across the screen. I pretty much rebuilt the whole thing.
This has got to be one of my favorite posters ever. It's especially ironic since the company folded before the event took place. (Or maybe it did and I wasn't there)
You know, because chili is spicy. Also a TON of layers of work going into this. Pretty much everything here is a separate piece of art.
This is a photo mashup from several elements with some 3D rendered text added in.
This was pulled from some source art, but then I did a lot of blending to pull in new wave elements. And changed the 10 Commandments for an iPad.
This is an example of a "simple but effective" approach to graphic design. It was well-received by everyone in the office, even though it was pretty easy to throw together.
In addition to bringing the elements together, I also created that little guy in 3D.
It had to be done
It is surprising how many layers of digital paint went into creating this final image.
I came up with the design concept for this event and did the collage from several different vector elements. I also modded the source files a bit.
It was amazing that our company execs let me photograph them, knowing very well what kinds of crazy things I would do with those photos later!
Image montage + custom 3D art here.
Totally spoofing on Face/Off, but it's against my personal beliefs to show an image of Nicholas Cage on my site, so you'll have to look that up yourself!
But seriously, it's a dead-on spoof.
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