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Poptropica Portfolio: Chris Goodwin

Nate Greenwall isn’t the only one posting his Poptropica illustrations – I recently stumbled upon the site of Chris Goodwin, an illustrator/designer working for Poptropica, whose online portfolio can be found here. This post comes in three parts. As always, click to enlarge the pics!

Perhaps the most interesting section is character design: designs for E. Vile’s robots from Legendary Swords (as well as some props seen in P-Con: Ep. 2), a huge collection of characters (including several unreleased ones – some possibly for Ep. 3 of PoptropiCon!), unused flying ace designs (the corner suggests they were for the Virus Hunter minigame, Nano-Combat Training), ideas for Max McGullicutty’s look in Survival: Ep. 5, and finally, rough drafts of robots for Game Show Island.

The next section is concept art – ideas for various parts of the game. Here we see color plans for areas inside Joe’s body on Virus Hunter Island, shape ideas for “air creatures” in his lungs, a look at an extravagant (though unused) virus bug, several sketches of dark scenes, racer cars we’ve seen before as a scrapped idea, a Legendary Swords doodle, the Monster Carnival common room, and a sketch from Charlie & the Chocolate Factory Island.

Lastly, there’s a section devoted to scene illustrations – most of these are already in the game, though the one of the cabin is not (but it seems to belong to the unnamed geological park island).

The rest are: the tutorial island in the Poptropica app, Ephraim University (both exterior and interior) from Mocktropica, Soundstage #1 on Back Lot, the Hemlock Herald newspaper room on Ghost Story, a hallway door and post office common room on Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, and the bonus quest on Twisted Thicket. Seeing them each as one big scene makes it all the more awesome. ❤

Poptropica sure is beautiful, and Chris has made some really creative contributions to the game we know and love. Enjoy the Chris Goodwin collection, and stay popping, Poptropicans! 😀

Website Updates

A Lifetime of Headers

Dear viewers of the PHB,

Over the lifespan of the PHB I have designed headers for special occasions to lift the mood on the internet.

My style has changed, the quality has improved, and finally all my headers can be showcased on display at my DeviantART Page.

The_PHB__Header_Collection_by_Codien

Were you here to see all of them?

http://codien.deviantart.com/art/The-PHB-Header-Collection-143628216

~Codien

Astro-Knights Island, Sneak Peeks

Would you rather ride a spacecraft or go on Trix’s roller coaster?

There’s a new sneak peek on the Creators’ Blog! The information:

Blog Post Title: Spacecraft
Description: Have you ever dreamed of designing your own spacecraft?
Image URL: http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_AkTCxo8C1Ys/SSG78nkuyWI/AAAAAAAAADQ/zo_Cf_pKoRg/s1600-h/spacecraft.jpg
Image Name: spacecraft.jpg

Thanks to Friendly Club for telling us! Here it is:

I wonder which island this is going to be in. It seems there is a mechanical theme going on! Could this be related to this sneak peek, or maybe this one? Also, the description hints that we may be designing our own spacecraft in whatever island this is going to be on. This is one big mystery! I wonder what the spacecraft will do? We’ll have to wait and see! 😉

There’s also a Trix advertisement in between places. Thanks again Friendly Club for the information!

trixrollercoaster-advertisement

That’s all for now – and let’s hope Nabooti Island will come out real soon! 😀