Sunday, April 3, 2011

The village

The concept for the snow queen's palace location has changed- I wanted to make all the location visible from the start- you can see gerda's village all the way in the front, the witch's house is within the mountain up the river (the small one with the waterfalls) and the snow queen's palace is all the way up on the massive snowy mountain, a long way ahead.

The area is Alaska, as I chose to bring the story into the world of the inuits.

Step 2

These are attempts at different types of space- Two rough frames for my initial concept for the snow queen's palace- floating on a glacier all the way in the north pole.


Moving on

After deciding on some rough compositions it was time to design the different elements that would be used in them. These feature anything from a small bush, all the way in the background, to the snow queen's palace.


Along with the characters, we were also designing their environments. these are a few rough value compositions: