The Metabaron’s Juan Giménez TRIBUTE BOOK!
Greetings Dieselfunkateers! Many years ago Jean Giraud (aka Moebius), and Alejandro Jodorowsky collaborated on an aborted DUNE movie. The story behind it ultimately produced the 2013 entertaining cautionary tale documentary, ‘Jodorowsky’s Dune”. But apparently the partnership would continue in the graphic novel series L’INCAL. One of the ground breaking characters created in the series was the ultimate warrior, METABARON. After the main L’INCAL story was told, Jodorowsky took it upon himself to continue the story of the Metabaron legacy. The artist chosen for that series was the great Juan Giménez, who sadly passed away earlier this year. Giménez’s art and mechanical style had a huge influence on my work over the decade.
I became aware that a book would be produced honoring Giménez’s life and work. Amazing artist, Miquel Montlló (of Starship Warship Jolly Roger fame) was gracious enough to put me in contact with comic historian, Emilio Gonzalo Mallo who was organizing the project. I was amazingly given the green light to produce an image and of course, The Metabaron came to mind.
It was my honor to be a part of the project which will be announced at a future date.
BACK TO IT!
Greetings Dieselfunkateers! Design Futures PRIMER2020! Talk
This Talk is a very huge deal for Dieselfunk Studios. The primary characteristic being that we go through the process of how we create Visual Afrofuturism. There’s so much about SHOW in this business that one rarely gets the opportunity to go into the TELL part. A big thanks goes out to The Design Futures Initiative and my partner in crime Jim Fielder, maestro behind BlackPi Studios. Enjoy!
GREETINGS DIESELFUNKATEERS! WEBSITE RELAUNCH! As those that know can attest, I have many initiatives that I undertake. We are believers that if mugs see something, it’s REAL to them. We apply this philosophy towards presenting our work in the best possible light. Perfection is not the goal. Iterative Improvement is the goal. After months of planning we have relaunched the Dieselfunk Studios website.
Some elements look the same while other sections are brand new. Plus we’ve added some elements under the hood. Quick features are a nice social media feed to always ensure that there is new content on the site. Additionally, there are new project pages for Matty’s Rocket, and our up and coming release, INFINITUM. More updates and tweaks will be coming as the days and weeks go on.
We have had the pleasure of working with Webmaster David M. Littlefield, aka DMLWORX to construct a site that very much employs the ‘Dieselfunkcosphere’ idea that all things Dieselfunk must be integrated and accessible. He has experience in many areas of design, web creation and virtual experience. Just a few samples of work he’s done…
If you need webdesign, this cat is a viable option. As a personal endorsement, Dmlworx built my first website back in 2001. Plus he’s a hell of an INSTAGRAM PHOTOGRAPHER! So there you go!
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