Nick Mertens

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Blog & Portfolio

Welcome to my blog and portfolio! This is where I post new work and the occasional update around illustration, web development and other topics.

First Person Shooter

25 Jan, 2013

First Person Shooter

(To see the full HD clip, click here)

This short video was made for a New Zealand tv show, where the two main characters are playing a video game. The episode aired in 2013.

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Elvis

25 Dec, 2012

Elvis

This is a drawing I did for a Christmas present for my girlfriend Olivia. The cat depicted is a caricature of her cat called Elvis, which is also why I drew him as Elvis Presley.

I researched photos of Elvis Presley in order to get the clothes right. I also posed a 3D model in the position I wanted (for which I used Maya) and used this as reference for the final drawing.

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The Widow

14 Oct, 2012

The Widow

A painting based on the Balinese demon queen Rangda.

Created in Photoshop.

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Rapsberry

27 Jun, 2012

Rapsberry

He’s the most badass rapper in the world of fruit and vegetable farming.

Drawn and coloured in Photoshop.

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