Be prepared to be delighted by all these imaginary conceptual timepieces, whether they are futuristic, retro, hi-tech or utopian. The SOON adventure is a story of three imaginary watch series who embark on a quest to conquer your fantasies.
Olivier Gamiette, car designer, puts himself to the test of timepiece design and invites us to discover his creative universe through this SOON epic: a true compendium of mechanical ingenuity and meticulous design.
Explored in sketches or flawless digital illustrations, these marvels from another realm, still entirely credible, offer real food for thought. Come behind the scenes of this book with fully detailed tutorials describing his method of creation and his colorization process: from free-hand sketches to photorealistic renderings, you’ll experience the world of SOON ...
As if ready to enter the stratosphere, the INVADERS are characterized by their spacecraft silhouettes. These concepts boldly play the pathfinders of the SOON adventure with their streamlined plating in light alloy.
This squadron of technological racing machines entertains with its diverse, futuristic style. Settle in for the ride.
The mutants are a concept family which borrows the genetic material of contemporary watches, but which has experienced several evolutions. Mutation is underway. Underneath the familiar physical traits, clever technical solutions are at work, designed, above all, to be elegant.
The Ultimates are the standard-bearers of the SOON adventure. The concepts in this series boast sophisticated mechanisms and unconventional cases.
Take the time to lose yourself in the details, and really understand their movements and functions. These watches are not from around here, and they’re not afraid to show it.
This collection of concept watches realistically rendered by hand possesses such beauty and drama, you’ll wish they weren’t make-believe.
All of my drawings start with pencil sketches. This is a crucial step, allowing me to quickly go through several ideas without censuring myself.
The choice of sketches for the SOON adventure was made based on their relevance and daring.
Discover new ideas through many ball point sketches and appreciate their final colorised version.
The colored illustrations are rich in details. Numbers,screws,gears or rubies are accurately described and define credibility. Details are part of my creative process. Sketches define the ideas and rendered images provided in detail describe precisely the object. Enjoy !
As a habit, I always try to share my point of view or the techniques I’ve acquired over time, so others can benefit. In the “Making Of”, detailed notes explain the coloring process of the SOON adventure concepts on Adobe Photoshop.
Discover behind the scenes of this book with fully detailed tutorials describing my method of creation and my colorization process: from free-hand sketches to photorealistic renderings, you’ll get to know everything ...
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