Tuesday, January 15, 2008

How the io9 mascot was created

Eliza Gauger posts lots of concept art and commentary here. Pictured is one of the final designs: "Closing in on the final design, here. Major changes were made following a request for increased “prettiness”. Gawker was iffy on these antenna, earphones, and the shape of the squinted eye. They also didn’t dig the blood on the implants."