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Chapter 1 - Page 58: Of Oreos and Hocus-Pocus - by kenisu3000

Chapter 1 - Page 58: Of Oreos and Hocus-Pocus




kenisu - #58
I've always felt the livingroom was awfully... stark. I designed it similar to what's seen in the game, knowing full well how bland and... I dunno, threadbare(?) it looked, but I wanted to keep it that way, just for a laughable throwback to the simple 8-bit design of the game. But dang, after drawing and coloring all these pages, it seems to me that I should have at least succumbed to wallpaper, windows and a light fixture! What kind of psycho house -doesn't- have windows around its front door? And without those windows or an immediate light source aside from the kitchen window, how could it be so bright indoors? That's the price of adhering 100% to the game's design for the house's exterior first, THEN putting together the interior. You look at the inner layout and realize it doesn't conform to the outer structure at all. In the game, the front door, as seen from the the livingroom, is brown and square at the top, with no built-in window, but outside, it's gray with a rounded top and window, AND the doorknob's on the wrong side! So I changed it to fit the outside appearance. At least that's one claim to consistency I can make.

I need a life.



Other Submissions by kenisu3000

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kenisu3000 Too Much Rolling in the Mud?
Sorry, I couldn't resist.
6/15/09 10.00
kenisu3000 Go, Lloyd, GO!!
Y’know, I haven’t done much in the way of full-fledged Photoshop art, so I decided to give it a whirl. I’m such a novice at it right now, though, that this took me waaaay longer than if I had just done the whole thing in colored pencils. Although I did use colored pencils for the clouds, smoke, and airborne dust.
6/7/12 10.00
kenisu3000 It Hurts Us
Submission for the Envelope Art part of the 2007 EB Siege.
8/26/07 10.00
kenisu3000 Whose Hat is This? Coloring Book Title Page
whohat - #01
Last month, my church was doing a service project for the local crisis center, and they asked me to illustrate a coloring book for the kids. By this time, I was already deeply immersed in my "Mother" comic series for the site, and I knew from past experience that if I sidetracked myself, I might never get back around to the comic. I also knew that even if I illustrated this coloring book, my heart just wouldn't be in it unless it was something that I felt very close to. So, instead of throwing together some goofy little "See Spot Run" thing, I decided to take a tiny piece of the storyline from Mother 1 (that is, when Ninten and Lloyd bring Anna her hat) and kiddify it for all it's worth.
The irony of it all is, now there's probably a handful of kids in my hometown running around with their crayons scribbling in a coloring book based on a retro Nintendo game that never made it outside of Japan. And they don't even know it. I've brainwashed the children... :)
9/25/06 10.00
kenisu3000 "Whose Hat is This?" coloring book, pgs. 9 & 10
whohat - #06
Okay, so Page 8 was nothing compared to Page 9. It IS a little disturbing to see a couple of little kids chased down by a bunch of savage carnivores, but then again, in the Bible, Elijah (or Elisha... one o' thems) turned 42 she-bears on a group of kids because they called him Baldy.
As for Page 10, I tried to recreate the landscape directly from the game as you enter Snowman, right down to the position of the NPCs. However, I added a snowman (because... well, if the place is called Snowman, you need a snowman!!). Those structures in the near distance that look like cake or gingerbread... those are the low-hanging cliffs that overlook the town.
9/25/06 10.00

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