In the toys and TV show, Zartan has facial tattoos. In the movie G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013) Zartan (Arnold Vosloo) is rarely seen, but could have had some pretty gnarly tattoos.
Anthony Francisco, along with other concept artists, worked on the film and showcased some deigns on the blog Ubermonsters. Anthony is a Concept Artist/Art Director who has worked on many projects for both the film and electronic gaming industry
Check out the rest of the pictures after the jump and click to enlarge.
These designs were done for Illusion Industries on the film.
Here's what he looked like on the show and in the movie.
See more of Anthony Francisco's Portfolio at anthonyfrancisco.com
Click on the links if you want to see more of Anthony Francisco's work and G.I. Joe: Retaliation (2013).
Images via ubermonsters.com
A follow-up to the 2009 release of G.I. JOE: RISE OF THE COBRA, which grossed over $300M worldwide, Paramount Pictures, MGM and Skydance Productions, in association with HASBRO and di Bonaventura Pictures, commences production on G.I. JOE: RETALIATION. In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence.
Release date: March 28, 2013 (USA)
Director: Jon M. Chu
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Channing Tatum, Bruce Willis, Adrianne Palicki, Lee Byung-hun
Official site: gijoemovie.com
@ Copyright 2013 Paramount Pictures, Metro- Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Skydance Productions. All Rights Reserved
What do you think of the illustrations? Should Zartan have had the tattoos?