Back when the words “Punk Rock Bunny Dodge Ball!” were first uttered, these two main characters came to life:
The first concept for the bunnies was for a Nerf-type physical game, played with stuffed bunnies, and this bunny gives a more 3-dimensional view:
The ideas started flowing quickly after that, from various Bunny Gangs, individual characters and personalities, backstory, and game play ideas for card games or computer games. Hand-drawn bunnies took a backseat to concepting, game design, and vector illustration, but the initial look and feel of the characters came from these early sketches.
Note the tattoos & piercings on the early sketches, some of which didn’t make it into the draft vector images. Time to get more detailed with the digital bunnies…