John Wallin Liberto
Concept Artist, OculusVR
Seattle, United States of America
Hi there! My name is John and I am a concept artist currently working at OculusVR.
I have been working in the games and movie industry since 1999 for companies such as Microsoft, Facebook, Lucasfilm, MPC, Blur, and have had the pleasure to work on titles such as Halo 4 and 5, the Gears of War franchise, the Battlefield franchise, movies like Harry potter 3, Big Fish, ads for nokia, samsung,intel, and more.
Using the amazing power of google street view I can now plein air paint anywhere in the world! Here are two images one in Hungary and another in Cambodia, two places with such great character. Each image took me just under 2hrs. The challenge was to pick a place using a site called Map Crunch, it picks a random street view somewhere in the world. Continue reading “Daily Sketch, Virtual Plein Air”
Japanese culture has evolved greatly from its origins. Contemporary culture combines influences from Asia, Europe and North America. Traditional Japanese arts include crafts such as ceramics, textiles, lacquerware, swords and dolls; performances of bunraku, kabuki, noh, dance, and rakugo; and other practices, the tea ceremony, ikebana, martial arts, calligraphy, origami, onsen, Geisha and games. Japan has a developed system for the protection and promotion of both tangible and intangible Cultural Properties and National Treasures. Nineteen sites have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, fifteen of which are of cultural significance. Continue reading “The season landscape in Japan”