ED VARGAS
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Production Art

Refined flat sketches for the city’s layout and house designs

Rhyzo

Inspired by my beautiful home country Costa Rica, I worked on a personal project about primitive technology and mangroves. The biggest challenge design wise was coming up with a society that could solve all their technology needs using only simple materials and techniques like weaving, wood, fabric and clay.

Initial Base Drawing

3d model for lighting information and form

Flat local colors

Composite ready for paint-over

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Nimbus

I have always been captivated by clouds and the idea of a city high above the clouds seemed like the perfect way to indulge. The city itself is powered by ancient, wind based technology that lets it move and gather energy.

For this project I also wanted to experiment, be looser and more expressive.

Their main way of transportation are blimps, which serve as war, trade and civilian vessels.

Their main way of transportation are blimps, which serve as war, trade and civilian vessels.

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