As of recently, I have been asked to collaborate with a freelance analogue artist called “Dean Gregory” on an experimental concept of creating a world run/ being overrun by birds. Here are his Instagram account and Website:
So this is the message he sent me (after all the little details had been sorted out so this will only cover the concept idea): “Here are some brief sketches surrounding the central theme of my concept. Giant birds (I’m thinking Pigeons) terrorising/dictating a Victorian-
“Here are some brief sketches surrounding the central theme of my concept. Giant birds (I’m thinking Pigeons) terrorising/dictating a Victorian-esque city.
I was thinking there could be a religion involving the birds seen as gods, so I have put an eye in the middle of the church looking out, and a bird symbol at the top of the steeple. I have also put a statue being toppled over and replaced with pigeons, and am considering including some sort of food sacrifice to the birds in order to appease them.
Kind of a crazy concept, but one I think would be fun for us to just play around with, and interesting to see what each other can do with that storyline.”
I was also sent these four illustrations completely brainstormed and drawn by him:
After receiving the email I started to brainstorm ideas and replied to Dean with: