Team Fortress 2 fan art. Took me 40-50 hours. This is part of my tribute to the significant videogame characters of my life. Here're the completed ones so far (reversed chronological order of artwork completion)
[^Realistic rendition of my dove feathersona by Shalmons!]
Steam: JemiDove / JemiLoke97 / [BB] Jemi
Twitch: www.twitch.tv/jemidove (art and game streams!)
Instagram: jemidove (more real-life stuff there)
Twitter: JemiDove @jemimaloke (a public diary of sorts)
Youtube: Jemiloke97 www.youtube.com/user/Jemiloke9… (old speedpaints and gameplay videos, embarrassing heheh)
PSN ID: JemiKen (shared account with my dad)
My formal portfolio: jemimaloke.myportfolio.com/
Student artist who aspires to be a videogame artist. My life goal though, is to make games with my soulmate Axolotlet and friends! And also to realise my Big Swan universe and characters into a videogame, if not a comic.
Recent graphic design graduate of Temasek Polytechnic, though I have little passion in that field and intend to further studies in Animation after my diploma.
I have my own comic series, "Big Swan", which originated from my home-made comic series way back in 2005. The series stars my own cartoon/anthropomorphic bird characters, along with a few other animal characters. It is my dream to realise Big Swan as a videogame of the platformer genre, incorporating elements of platformer sub-genres (e.g. Metroidvania, brawler, run-and-gun, precision platformer) for each playable character. Probably have to simplify it but that's a rough outline for now.
I have a HUGE respect and admiration for indie creators - be they artists, game developers, musicians or writers. I guess it's mainly because I grew up playing a lot of (obscure but awesome) indie games, and only got sucked into my first popular fandom (Sonic the Hedgehog) quite late compared to most people. ^v^;
Artist/Creator inspirations: Dean Dodrill, Desmond Wong, Nur Aiysha Plemping, Trudi & Asti Castle, Laura Shigihara, Dan Paladin, Jazza,
(my best friend!) (also awesome friend!)
Videogames I'm an active fan of:
Overwatch, Team Fortress 2, Sonic the Hedgehog, Ratchet & Clank, Sly Cooper, Jak and Daxter, Dust: An Elysian Tail, Jazz Jackrabbit, Bubble Bobble, Halo, Assassin's Creed, Castle Crashers, Battleblock Theater, Ori and the Blind Forest, Guacamelee, Crypt of the NecroDancer, DustForce, Don't Starve, Hyper Light Drifter
TF2 mains: Medic, Soldier
Overwatch mains: Lucio, D.va, Mercy, Pharah
Favourite Sonic characters: Silver, Tails, Cream, Wave
Favourite Undertale characters: Papyrus, Undyne, Toriel, Alphys
My closest friends - the Blastiful Bunch [BB]!
Originally the just name of our TF2/gaming clan, our friendship has grown through meeting up for art events and just geeking out on common interests. Hope to work with them on our own projects someday (starting with boothing at local art events with Cats, and then making games with Axo with the help of everyone)!
My significant other~
'Axo', the 'Leeroy' of the medic chain in TF2. I'm 'Jenkins'
My BEST friend on dA AND in real life!
'Cats', the 'Sonic' of SG-Sonic-Fans-Club. I'm the 'Silver'. Soul-sister really.
Great gaming buddy and friend :>
'Tiger', sister to my best friend Cats~
A friend from across the Causeway
'Exploder/Alycus', the eldest, brother 'chicken' from neighbour Malaysia PLEASE VISIT US SOMEDAY BEFORE WE GROW TOO OLD HAHA
Fellow muser on life matters
'AsianWierdo / Mysteri', dA senpai-turned-friend
Another great friend of the Singapore Sonic trio
'Charred', the 'Shadow' of SG-Sonic-Fans-Club
'Jege', one of the quickest and coolest animator-artists I've met, and a fun & friendly person to be around with!
My digital art sensei >:U
'Tusk'. I cannot emphasise enough how much he has made my digital art workflow better ~(u_u)~
'Bsumo', one of my earliest watchers and dA friends. Love his style, AND his OCs!
'Carina', my very first dA watcher whom I did not meet previously on other sites and constant supporter in my art journey. It's an honour to have met you AND still keep in touch often!
Fellow support player
'Hexapuma'/'Berity', I could very well count him into the Blastiful Bunch gang since he games with us so often! If only we weren't half the globe apart. Also sharer of funny links.
The Hong Kong Sonic fanartist trio~
'Hei/Ching', 'Icy' and 'Souyuu/MW'. Always a pleasure to interact with you all and watch your streams
People I know in real life
I shall not mention your real names, but thanks for having a direct impact on me as a person and artist ;_; ESPECIALLY THE FIRST ONE. THANKS FOR INTRODUCING ME TO DEVIANTART WHICH LED ME ON MY ART JOURNEY TO WHERE I AM TODAY, starting as a crazed Sonic fan lurking and favouriting art. OH AND TEAM FORTRESS 2 TOO. My first online multiplayer game with tons of active players :U
...there's more, but we've not kept in touch frequently enough
I've have been drawing a lot (but not being around on dA) of things I don't usually draw. It has been a good (but PRESSURISING!) experience so far to be surrounded by people with similar interests and skills. School sucks up almost all of my time and energy so apologies if I don't reply to your messages immediately.
Some stuff about me:
-Rather literal and has lame sense of humour
-HATES seemingly innocent things which turn out to be sinister *cough* Happy Tree Friends *cough* ...people call me innocent or pure lol.
-Dislikes blood & gore. I avoid playing games with gore (with the exception of TF2, because it is highly stylized and cartoonish that I can bear the gore just enough to play the game).
-Fractal art is the only art form which I detest (to the point of being fearful when looking at it) >_<
-Favourite animals: Birds (especially waterbirds), fish, exotic animals.
-Favourite colours: Orange, blue, green, purple
-Favourite videogame genres: Action-adventure, Platformer, Beat-em-up / Brawler, Run-and-gun shooters, Metroidvania. (dislikes turned-based games, casual games and tactical shooters)
-Favourite music genres: Electro / Drum 'n' Bass (DnB) / Future Bass / Electro Swing / Trance / Electronica / Glitch Hop / String instrument music (especially the cello, for some reason).
-Dislikes cooking due to fear of physical hazards (fire & sharp objects like knives)
Points Commissions details (currently CLOSED)
Commissions price list [CLOSED][LAST UPDATED: 23 Mar 2016, 5PM Singapore time]
- PORTFOLIO DEVELOPMENT / APPLICATIONS
- Overdue work for others
- Ongoing, not urgent.
GIP Application (DURING INTERNSHIP/WEEKENDS)
FYP - 2 design proposals
Lasalle application (DURING INTERNSHP/WEEKENDS)
- Important for portfolio:
1. Observation through ...
- life drawing (humans & animals)
- still life (objects /environments)
2. Variety of 2D rendering (mix of realism and own style???)...
- (traditional) painting
- (traditional) marker/ink work,
- digital imaging?? MORE ORIGINAL WORK, NOT FAN ART.
3. Sketchbooks and development studies ...
- e.g. character design exploration (clean clean! Keep practicin!)
(Observation: Life drawing) Constantly practice realistic human faces, heads, hands, feet, anatomy, poses (at different angles!!)
(Observation & 2D rendering) (markers/graphite/watercolour) Birds of Singapore: White-vented mynah, common mynah, house sparrow, pigeon, house crow, koel, golden oriole, cattle egret, kite.
AE animation of Berura! [IN-PROGRESS]
- haphwei : Jade and Rula (Traditional)
- don't start until I've settled my applications.
Stuff to do with my bestie ZKCats111 in 2017
Blastiful Bunch boothing
Frame-by-frame animation (OpenToonz)
Big Swan story, world and character development
Fanart: OVERWATCH (Lucio, D.va, Mercy, Pharah), UNDERTALE (Undyne, Papyrus, plus Sans and Alphys whenever possible and Mettaton and ARGH everyone), Jak and Daxter, Castle Crashers, BattleBlock Theater, Spyro, Assassin's Creed, Halo, Knight Rider