Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Dream of 'Inception' Concept Art by Paul Christopher

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - by Maurice Mitchell 2

Inception (2010) is one of those science-fiction movies that feels like it's not sci-fi. The technology is realistic and the story is grounded. Despite all that, it's a visual masterpiece of creative designs.

One of the artists on the film was Paul Christopher and he shared some art from his blog.

Here's what he said there:
"I was very excited to be a part of this project. I am an avid fan of Mr. Nolan's films and having heard that he penned the story, and the script as well...I knew this would be a very compelling project to be a part of, and feel very honored to have contributed. These images speak of the collaborative efforts and ideas of many talented associates in the Inception Art Dept. This was a very gratifying experience, especially working with such a visually accelerated Director. Bravo Mr. Nolan!"

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Official Synopsis:
Acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan directs an international cast in an original sci-fi actioner that travels around the globe and into the intimate and infinite world of dreams. Dom Cobb (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a skilled thief, the absolute best in the dangerous art of extraction, stealing valuable secrets from deep within the subconscious during the dream state, when the mind is at its most vulnerable. Cobb’s rare ability has made him a coveted player in this treacherous new world of corporate espionage, but it has also made him an international fugitive and cost him everything he has ever loved. Now Cobb is being offered a chance at redemption. One last job could give him his life back but only if he can accomplish the impossible–inception. Instead of the perfect heist, Cobb and his team of specialists have to pull off the reverse: their task is not to steal an idea but to plant one. If they succeed, it could be the perfect crime. But no amount of careful planning or expertise can prepare the team for the dangerous enemy that seems to predict their every move. An enemy that only Cobb could have seen coming. This summer, your mind is the scene of the crime.

See more of Paul Christopher's portfolio at paulchristopherart.blogspot.com

@ Copyright 2010 Paul Christopher, Warner Bros. Pictures, Legendary Pictures. All rights reserved

What do you think of the illustrations?

About the Author

Maurice Mitchell
Lover of science fiction and art.

2 comments:

  1. Wonderful art! Inception is an amazing film, visually. 

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  2. Talli, it really is. The PASIV briefcase is my favorite.Subject: [filmsketchr] Re: Film Sketchr: Dream of 'Inception' Concept Art by Paul Christopher

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