I know a lot of you watchers must be wondering, why my activity on DA has been down for the last year. Well I can finally announce the reason .
Last year , After Beast Legion won the Comic Con India Award, I was approached to create character designs for an upcoming animated series based on Indian history. I was intrigued by the plot & the character selections & instantly grabbed the opportunity to work on this concept. It's been a year of intense pre production & character design work but I now officially work as an Art Director & Animation Supervisor for Anitracks Media Pvt. Ltd
. It has been a thrill ride working on this series & I'm sure once it's out you guys are going to love it. So before I go further with describing it, here's a 'Age of Lions' pic to warm you up....
Character designs by me, art by
Age of Lions takes place in the historically accurate timeline of the Mauryan Empire, one of the greatest Empires in Indian history. However the story focuses on two kids & their coming of age in the war torn land. A story about the struggles the face, friendships they sacrifice as destiny chooses them to play a critical role in the development of the Empire. With this we decided to go sor an Anime style, yet making sure we keep the Indian aesthetics into mind. Here's the two main protagonists of the series & I will be post wallpapers of the below pics very soon.
Stll in it's pre prod phase, the series will be geared towards ages 13+ & though it is based in a historic timeline there will be several fantasy elements & characters that will make the series a treat to watch & hopefully set a precedent for Indian Animation. Once established in India, we plan on bringing it to the US & UK but we need your support to make it big. So all of you are welcome to join the FB page for the series at [link]
And of course we'd greatly appreciate if you could share the FB page around. For more info & character revelations done forget to join .
That being said I would like to thank the likes of Dan Norton, Thomas Perkins & Tom Bancroft for having inspired me both ,directly & indirectly, giving me the confidence to take the project up & give it my all.
I hope you enjoy the series when it releases in fall 2013. Thanks for supporting me despite my absence & best regards,