|Marvel's the Avengers (2012) - Loki (Tom Hiddleston), Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.)|
Check out Avengers concept art by Raj Rihal!
The Avengers sequel is only a little more than a week away, so it's a perfect time to share some concept art from the first film. The set designs of the first film are massive in scope and scale. Production designer James Chinlund told LA Times, "the first challenge that jumped out at me was how to make all of these characters from so many disparate worlds and visual vocabularies coexist in our world of today.
With the Iron Man films, Marvel had been so successful creating a seamless reality where the world felt plausible and even though Iron Man’s tech was otherworldly, it still felt grounded. You could tell how much care had been taken to maintain a truth in the visuals. I felt a tremendous sense of responsibility, to all of the incredibly talented artists and designers who had worked on the films before me, to deliver a world that was balanced and cohesive, and could contain all of these different visual threads."
One of the many talented artists that helped to craft that look was Raj Rihal. Rihal is a professional concept artist who's worked on Hollywood films like Oblivion (2013), Thor (2011) and Men in Black 3 (2012).
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Tony Stark's Penthouse
Nick Fury's Office
See more of Raj Rihal's amazing portfolio at http://totalrihal.com
Click on the links if you want to see more of Raj Rihal's work or The Avengers artwork on my blog.
Via Comic Book Movie (DC Marvel Freshman)
What do you think of the concept art? If you've seen Avengers what do you think of the set designs?
Official Marvel's The Avengers Synopsis:
"Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures 'Marvel’s The Avengers'–the Super Hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel Super Heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a daring recruitment effort begins. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, 'Marvel’s The Avengers' is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when 'Marvel’s The Avengers' assemble in summer 2012. In “Marvel’s The Avengers,” superheroes team up to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security."
Directed by Joss Whedon
Cinematography by Seamus McGarvey
Production Design by James Chinlund
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Tom Hiddleston, Stellan Skarsgård, Samuel L. Jackson
Release date: April 11, 2012 (El Capitan Theatre), May 4, 2012 (United States)
Official Site: http://avengers.marvel.com
© Copyright 2012 Marvel Studios, Paramount Pictures. All rights reserved
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