Friday, August 30, 2013
Sand Sling was a mini-game developed for McGraw Hill's FLEX Literacy program. The idea here is to teach contractions through a fun, carnival-like attraction where the player selects an answer printed on a sandbag. The player then tosses their chosen sandbag at the robotic dinosaur, who will gladly gobble up correct answers, but he gets very angry and won't even open his mouth for incorrect choices.
|Clearly not the right choice|
|He LOVES it!|
|This is an image for the end screen when your score gets tallied|
Monday, August 26, 2013
Monday, July 22, 2013
As you may have noticed, the blog is looking a little different these days. This is all part of a big refresh to my branding and website. All of this was made possible thanks to a lot of hard work and encouragement on the part of the lovely Rachel Dangerfield.
Davearmstrongart.com and let me know what you think of the new digs!
Monday, July 8, 2013
I've been living in apartments for the past 7 or so years of my life, and I'm pretty confident this is what every single complex is like. I know I'm guilty to eavesdropping on my older, Romanian neighbors when they used to argue for hours about whether or not the husband would wear a coat when it was cold outside.
I wonder if he ever wound up putting that coat on...
Friday, June 14, 2013
I did this piece for their 2012 gallery. I just recently found it in my files and decided to touch it up. You can check out the organization and other portraits here: http://www.galleryofmo.co.uk/
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
About a year ago, I did some concept work for a group of guys who were developing an iPhone game that had the players battling lil monsters against their friends. The project didn't wind up going very far, but here's some of the concept art I did based on two of their character descriptions. One was a cute mummy character name Rabba that would use his bandages as weapons, and the other was a flying fire turtle named Zarok.
|Early game screen concept|
Friday, June 7, 2013
Thursday, June 6, 2013
I barely blog at all anymore. Which I would love to say is because I've been busy firing brilliance onto canvases but I'm afraid it's the opposite. This year I haven't been posting much because I haven't been doing many finished pieces in my free-time. The most frustrating thing about it is I'm not really sure why.
I've started a lot of them. Trust me, there are probably 20 projects that are started but a fairly busy schedule has kept me from going back and finishing them up. Also, posting finished pieces online is somehow strangely difficult for me to do. Which is, of course, ridiculous. It's just a few clicks and writing a hilarious fart joke under the image. I'm sure there are a lot of excuses for what I've been doing instead of focusing on/posting artwork, but excuses are just excuses and they are UNACCEPTABLE!
Anyway, this lil sketch is hopefully a step in the right direction. Cracking my knuckles, knocking the cobwebs from my stylus and producing (and maybe actually posting) some new artwork. I'm making a genuine effort to get back in the game. I hope to see you all back here soon. I promise to bring fresh goodies and hopefully some less self-consumed ramblings.
You feel free to bring some oreos.
Monday, April 29, 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Monday, January 21, 2013
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Also [insert post about a new year's resolution to post on the blog more].