Kauai being where Mike Oeming is right now, on some work/vacation thing with Valve. But he’s sending me back shots from his sketchbook:
And if you go to his website, you’ll find a blog entry that pretty much gives away what we plan to do with HALF MOON.
Also at Mike’s blog post there, a weird example of… something. I’d sent Mike a link to a Russell Davies post that had some screenshots from 2010, with particular attention to the set design of the Russian spaceship (and hey, look, Dame Helen Mirren):
A couple of days later, Mike’s out shopping with his wife, and suddenly he bumps up against:
The intermediate combination and adaptation of which, you’re starting to see in some of this sketches. More next week, once Mike’s back from the sun.