Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Wonderful BATTLESHIP Concept Art by Jock

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - by Maurice Mitchell 2

Check out Battleship concept art by Jock!

The movie Battleship sank at the box office back in 2012. Based on the popular Hasbro game it did well enough to cover the $200 million budget, but just couldn't get a footing in the U.S. market. Reviews were mixed with Hollywood Reporter summing it up by saying, "impressive visual effects and director Peter Berg's epic set pieces fight against an armada of cinematic clichés and some truly awful dialogue." As is often the case, unpopular movies often have amazing artwork developed behind-the-scenes. One of the artists that contributed to the impressive visuals is Jock and he shared some of his designs in his portfolio.

Mark "Jock" Simpson is a professional concept artist who's worked on Hollywood projects like Batman Begins, Dune and Dredd.

Here's what the aliens looked like in the film :

















See more of Jock's excellent portfolio at http://www.4twenty.co.uk

Click on the links if you want to see more of Jock's work or Battleship on my blog.

What do you think of the concept art? If you've seen Battleship what did you think?

Official Battleship Summary
"The battle for Earth begins at sea in this epic action-adventure starring Liam Neeson, Taylor Kitsch, Rihanna, Alexander Skarsg†rd and Brooklyn Decker. An international naval coalition becomes the world's last hope for survival as they engage a hostile alien force of unimaginable strength."
Directed by Peter Berg
Cinematography by Tobias A. Schliessler
Production Design by Neil Spisak
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano, Liam Neeson
Release date: April 3, 2012 (Tokyo, Premiere), April 11, 2012 (United Kingdom), May 18, 2012 (United States)
Official Site:  www.battleshipmovie.com
© Copyright 2012 Hasbro Studios, Bluegrass Films, Film 44, Universal Pictures. All rights reserved


About the Author

Maurice Mitchell
Lover of science fiction and art.

2 comments:

  1. Some stunning visuals. I enjoyed the film. Top of the B-Grade movies.

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  2. It was a fun movie. I think I was upset that they felt the need to tie it into the Battleship board game, which hurt it quite a bit in my eyes. Dumb decision. It was terrifically beautiful though.

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