Gears Of War 4 - Concept compilation

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Final iteration of DeeBee, most of the early progresses are in the artbook too!

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The final look we've set for the EXO suit during the concept stage, it looks so badass in the final model!

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Early explorations of the exo suit

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Early explorations of the exo suit

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Early explorations of the exo suit. I still remember at one point I proposed that players would be able to rip off the exos from the robots, then put them on for extra devastation haha

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Early explorations of the exo suit

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Based on James Hawkins original design, did some fooling around with the shapes

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Based on James Hawkins original design, did some fooling around with the shapes

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Based on James Hawkins original design, did some fooling around with the shapes. Seungjin nailed the final look way better than I did

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Some grenade explorations

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Final look in the game I believe

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Early explorations for the Kestrel

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Final concept art for the kestrel, so much fun with this one

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Early explorations for the Mega Mech

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Early explorations for the Mega Mech

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Then decided there would be two variants, construction and military, so I designed one for construction purposes, while giving a nod to the previous silverback exo-suit from previous games.

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Then decided there would be two variants, construction and military, so I designed one for construction purposes, while giving a nod to the previous silverback exo-suit from previous games.

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The military version, again, a nod to the awesome silverback design back in the previous games.

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Early explorations for the vulture dropship

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Early explorations for the vulture dropship, i think they went on to model this right away after some internal tweaks

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Early explorations for the vulture dropship,i think they went on to model this right away after some internal tweaks

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

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Quick update on the lancer

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

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Dont think these made it in the game but i love doing these!

Various designs I did for Gears of War 4, worked on this more than a year so here are some small selections of the works I did for them, there's tons more in the artbook so grab a copy if you're interested! I got involved in the design of the most of the bots, some weapons and tools, the drone mines, aircrafts, DB capsule and so on, had tons of fun working on this and learnt a lot from it as well.

Some of the final models has been posted on artstation and they look insanely good, way better than what I concepted haha! Check them out:
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/5Zzxz
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/QLQ4E
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/WrEwJ
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/qEr9e