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Ready for Print: The AURELIA BESTIARY

Just in time for the end of the show, our 28-page comic-sized manual of Aurelian monsters, machines, and mutants is headed to print! Awhile back, we posted photos of the City Beast Studio team at work, and one of the book’s early draft pages.

Here’s the final version of a different page. Altogether the book features 32 original images by seven different artists . . . along with text that’s written as if by an enclave of crusty Aurelian scientists.

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Interview with Daily Steampunk

This past week, the Daily Steampunk blog reached out to us for an interview about Aurelia. We happily obliged and discussed steampunk’s influence on Aurelia, among other things. It includes contributions from Lisa, Kelly, and the Marketing Director for Theatrics, Nick DeMartino. Read the interview yourself by clicking the image:

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Aurelian Restaurant Artwork

Aurelian Restaurant Artwork

Have a seat, relax, and let go of the stresses and turmoils of Aurelia for a while as you have a bite to eat at Octavia’s Gastronomia, a brand-new story location now rendered in full color by artist Julie Roth.

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New Aurelia Artwork Takes Shape

Today, I happily returned to the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design to provide feedback on illustrations-in-progress for upcoming episodes of AURELIA. John Matson and his fantastic pre-college students shared their wide-ranging work and a fresh new vision for Aurelia that will delight our actors and audience in weeks to come.

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Flights of Aurelian Imagination

This morning I had the privilege, once again, of presenting the world of Rise of the Tiger (in this case AURELIA) to a class of pre-college students at the Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.

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Over the next week, they’ll be producing concept art, symbology and location designs inspired by the landscape of our fair mountain-bound city. Thanks to instructor and talented professional fantasy illustrator John Matson (whose credits include Magic: The Gathering and Game of Thrones) for coordinating the partnership, offering his students a taste of professional concept design.

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New background sketches by Julie Roth

 

After preparing some preliminary sketches for our upcoming launch, Julie Roth has taken to the streets of Aurelia for her next background projects. Check out these rough sketches and learn more about Julie at her website.
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AURELIA’s world nears completion

Getting close to our beta launch on Friday, June 28th! In the mean time, here’s an updated preview of a very small portion of artist Cassandra Genc‘s  almost-finished city landscape. You may recall this early sketch we posted several weeks ago. Can’t wait to show off the finished piece.

This image will be used for the show site “skin” and various video content throughout the show. Don’t forget to email us at aureliashow@gmail.com for your exclusive invitation to view the beta site and be one of the first actors help tell Aurelia’s story! No experience necessary. No auditions.

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