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Sydney, New South Wales | James Mathurin | james.mathurin@gmail.com

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March 30, 2019

I had trouble working out whether I wanted '1' to just be a vertical stick, or if I wanted it to have the serifs that would make it more distinct from an 'i'. Then I realised, I could do both, and I made my first transforming number!

So, as you can see, this is a serif-...

March 27, 2019

This is another side arm for Impirium, one that maybe looks a bit like a sci-fi Uzi.

Like the taser-inspired designs, I wanted this one to be an energy-based weapon, rather than a firearm, hence the business end of it having a closer resemblance to a TV remote than a c...

March 23, 2019

OK, not to be confused with the letter 'O', this is very definitely the number zero. See, it even has a dash going through it. Looking at it, i think I borrowed the colour scheme from the Transformer Dirge.

March 20, 2019

Oh, I still have Impirium art to share! This time it's a grenade launcher. I based this on a real design, and went for something that was just functional, and looked like it would deliver a suitable amount of damage. The no-frills idea seemed a good fit for the Boarock...

March 16, 2019

As promised, here are some more examples of how I used my vowels as a pattern. The first one was more complex than it perhaps looks - I had to erase this guy's t-shirt, and do two versions of the pattern, one with black lines, and one with a white outline. It was worth...

March 13, 2019

This week's flashback is another piece that ended up being the first in a series, Portals in this case. I remember just wanting to have a go at a traditional superhero image, so we ended up with this Man-Who-May-Or-May-Not-Be-Super, probably influenced by M.D. Bright's...