Felida teen wins Google Play scholarship with game concept art

Christine Choi’s bedroom in her Felida home is a testament to those things she loves the most.

Funko Pop! figurines of the 17-year-old’s favorite video game characters line the top of her bookshelves. Small model Pokemon are scattered on another shelf. Art supplies spill over every surface.

And it’s where those things met that sparks flew for the Columbia River High School junior, who recently won a $10,000 Google Play scholarship for her concept art for an imagined mobile game.

Christine is the grand prize winner of Google Play’s Change the Game scholarship, an effort to encourage more girls to enter the gaming industry.

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17 Best (And 13 Worst) Unused Star Wars Concept Art That Would’ve Changed Everything

The artists behind Star Wars are some of the best in the movie industry. The talented art departments at Industrial Light and Magic and Lucasfilm are responsible for some of the most iconic visuals in cinema history, and their creativity continues to raise the bar. Their work in Star Wars has helped make the franchise what it is today, and even when a film is finished, tons of unused content can still be leftover.

Their concept art can be pretty revealing; highlighting designs that were changed, ideas that were dropped, and movie-moments that never came to be. Sometimes these changes are for the better, but sometimes the concept art shows us something even cooler than we got.

For this list, we’ll be taking a look at some of the best and worst Star Wars concept art to see just how many great ideas (or bad ones) were left on the drawing board.

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“Black Panther: 15 Pieces Of Concept Art That Will Get You Hyped For The Movie”

Black Panther is poised to take over the Marvel Cinematic Universe and Hollywood when it hits cinemas worldwide, and the excitement amongst comic book fans is palpable to say the very least. The titular character’s standalone instalment has been a long time coming after all, what with Marvel first introducing him in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War (Spider-Man’s movie came out last year, just 15 months after the webslinger made his own MCU debut). Continue reading ““Black Panther: 15 Pieces Of Concept Art That Will Get You Hyped For The Movie””

DC Unveils Joker-Batman Mashup, The Batman Who Laughs | Nerdist

Now this is a scary villain!!  Holy Cow – nightmares from the concept art alone!!

Earlier this month, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Dark Nights: Metal #1 set up DC’s newest event and briefly teased the evil incarnations of Batman who are invading the DC Universe. Six of the evil Batmans were apparently mashups of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego with other well known heroes like the Flash, Aquaman, and Wonder Woman. However, DC held back on revealing the Batman Who Laughs until now, and we can see why!

More pics & full story here: DC Unveils Joker-Batman Mashup, The Batman Who Laughs | Nerdist

‘Captain Marvel’ Concept Art Reveals Brie Larson’s Upcoming Costume | moviepilot.com

Marvel hit Comic Con this year with guns blazing, and the studio dropped a ton of news for several of their upcoming films. In an unexpected reveal, Marvel Studios showcased Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel costume, and gave us juicy new details about the 2019 film. That info, in turn, may give us a hint about where the MCU is headed after Avengers: Infinity War.

Full Story: ‘Captain Marvel’ Concept Art Reveals Brie Larson’s Upcoming Costume | moviepilot.com