Leo: July 23 - August 22. Fixed Fire sign. Loyalty, leadership, generousity, outgoing, ambitious, lionhearted. Color: Orange, red, gold. Glowing warm colors. Associated with a roaring fire, the Sun, the Heart. Leos tend to be talented, creative, and dramatic, warm and enthusiastic, dynamic and idealistic, but can also be vain and stubborn. Natural leaders. Leo here is a woman in glowing armor with a fiery red mane of hair, carrying the banner of her people. (Also: sunflowers are one of the many symbols associated with the Leo, thus the field of sunflowers.)
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This started off as more experimenting with shape and form, and then I started obsessing over it and had to finish it and get it out of the way so I could get back to focusing on my actual work. *cough* Overall I’m really happy with how it turned out.
Done for Magic: The Gathering, Core 14. Working on the core sets is always interesting, since you are given free reign in terms of costume, design, and it just has to fit a slightly more generic fantasy style then most Magic sets.
Done for the upcoming roleplaying game Numenera, from Monte Cook Games. This is one weird game, and I have really enjoyed working on it. It's one of the most original settings I've seen in a while, mixing fantasy and sci-fi with a retro-alien-oddball sensibility.