Sprint Goal: Art Direction that elicits Anxiety & Hope.
- To create a background
- To create all the icons for buildings
- To create a full card set
- To begin special effects and animation
- To finish programming building placement
Concept Art: The Floating Island Backdrop
Fig 4. Masters 2022. Island Concept Art
Fig 5. Masters 2022. Island Concept Art Watercolour
Fig 6. Masters 2022. Island Sea Concept Art
City Icons & Buildings
Fig 7. Masters 2022. Art Assets
The Card Design Process:
Fig 8. Masters 2022. Draft Card Designs
The card designs were iterated on throughout further sprints until I finally came up with this design:
Fig 9. Masters 2022. Card Designs
Art week felt unproductive but art requires a lot of iteration and work. The nature of creating something aesthetically pleasing, cohesive and accessible means it can’t be done in three weeks alone. While working through future sprints I will also still be slowly drawing and creating my backlog of cards and icons.
List of Figures
Figure 1. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Games Moodboard.
Figure 2. Zodiac Calendar by Alphonse Mucha (1896)
Figure 4. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Island Concept Art.
Figure 5. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Island Concept Art Watercolour.
Figure 6. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Island Sea Concept Art.
Figure 7. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Art Assets.
Figure 8. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Draft Card Designs.
Figure 9. Sarah MASTERS. 2022. Card Designs.
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