August 28, 2016

Rio2 Concept Art

Here's a set of concept art roughs and the finish from the animated movie Rio2. It's the confrontation between Blue the Macaw and the tree cutting machine. We went with the less saturated choice because it allows the bird to be the main focus of the moment.

The idea is to carefully control the value contrast, hue contrast and saturation contrast to properly emphasize the story moment. I also have the ground plane tipped to add drama.

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