Mycks Murals: Trompe l’oeil Fish Out of Frame

April 26, 2012 by | 3 Comments

So here we are. We’re starting a new art project in our studio, the Mycks Mural :) Yep, shockingly real illusion on people’s walls. And here on this blog, we plan to showcase our mural process.

Today as you can see, we’ve just completed a mural with a gigantic Striped Bass being fished right out of the painting.

We’ve tested it, a person actually had to try to touch the painting to make sure it’s actually just a mural on the wall :) Cool huh? Success. Yessir~~!

Here is the process we used (this is like a secret recipe..use with care):

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Mycks Design: Character Design flow

April 19, 2012 by | Comments Off on Mycks Design: Character Design flow

Hello! Today we’ll look at the flow of the character design job our Mycks graphic designer took on recently. Those who are interested in the whole process of designing a character for a client might enjoy this.

Client: We want a samurai-ish turtley seal (or seal-ish turtle) for a party boat that also operates a Okonomiyaki (Japanese style pancakes) Restaurant. Continue Reading →