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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 29/04/12

Posted: Mon May 07, 2012 4:17 am
by LightSamus
Thanks guys :)

Zellery wrote:Wow, never been into this thread before. Some of those covers are great LS!

I particularly like the FFVII, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City and Resident Evil 6 covers.

How do you go about making these covers? Keep up the great work!


It's all just Photoshop combinations really. Some of it just slapping renders into the right places, some is editing each individual component and some is creating bits from scratch. I've taken to creating custom logos recently, it's something I really enjoy.

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 29/04/12

Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 12:31 am
by Zellery
Excellent.

I'll look forward to your next one. :D

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 29/04/12

Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 9:10 am
by LightSamus
Nuu box:

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/05/12

Posted: Tue May 08, 2012 9:24 am
by Gemini73
Nice. I like that. 8-)

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/05/12

Posted: Wed May 09, 2012 8:10 am
by Zellery
Final Fantasy X :wub:

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/05/12

Posted: Tue May 15, 2012 10:57 am
by Clarkman
You are extremely talented.

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/05/12

Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 11:44 pm
by Rightey
Just saw this thread, awesome work! :shock:

Could you do one for a space game like X3: Terran Conflict or Freelancer? The X games deserve better box art than just an X in front of a planet...

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On the other hand Freelancers Box art always seemed really good and I think a re-imagining would be awesome...

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/05/12

Posted: Wed May 30, 2012 9:53 am
by LightSamus
I'd love to say yes to either of those but I tend to stick to boxes of games I'm interested in as it's easier to work on something I'm knowledgeable about. :P

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/05/12

Posted: Thu May 31, 2012 3:54 am
by LightSamus
Working on a new box:

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 31/05/12

Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:51 am
by Rightey
Guess that makes sense, although I'd highly recommend Freelancer. :shifty:

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 31/05/12

Posted: Fri Jun 01, 2012 7:33 pm
by LightSamus
Started another box because why not.

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 31/05/12

Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 8:11 pm
by Holpil
Good stuff, love the Pokemon Atari mash up ones.

I work in web/graphic design too, and one thing you'll find valuable to your box art designs is some nicely kerned text. This tutorial/game is great at showing the basics:

http://type.method.ac/

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 31/05/12

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2012 12:03 am
by LightSamus
Finished the Uncharted box :)

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 09/06/12

Posted: Sun Jul 08, 2012 1:14 pm
by LightSamus
Two new bits:

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First isn't box art but I was still pleased with it.

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/07/12

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:05 pm
by LightSamus
Huge bump with a couple of new bits:

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 03/11/12

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:09 pm
by Christmas Name Change
Those basically look like actual boxes. Nice work

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 03/11/12

Posted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 11:46 pm
by LightSamus
Thanks!

Already made a change to my Walking Dead box:

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Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 08/07/12

Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2012 2:01 am
by Rightey
LightSamus wrote:Huge bump with a couple of new bits:
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Is that Chris Redfield?

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 03/11/12

Posted: Mon Dec 03, 2012 5:47 pm
by Bacon
I have to be honest. I don't really get these as you are just, making box art look like generic box art you know? Like, re-using art assets from other games or promo artwork and copy pasting kinda thing. Like if I were you, I'd make more boxart that's original/different looking than the norm. these look like they could have been the real artwork, and as you didn't create the actual artwork been used on them. I can't help but feel these are kind of redundant. Sorry to sound like a banana split. Just being honest.

Re: LS' Mock Boxart Thread - Updated 03/03/13

Posted: Sun Mar 03, 2013 12:38 am
by LightSamus
Bumping with three new pieces, the last made yesterday.

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Quite pleased with the last one :)