240 Dual Cyclone Technology
Over at GameArt HQ, they’re having a Nintendo 64 20th Anniversary Tribute – I grabbed Perfect Dark as it’s probably my favourite game of the system.
I wanted to draw protagonist Joanna Dark (shown here) in some awesome fighting pose, but then remembered that giggling about ‘Dual Cyclone Technology’ was more fun (referring to the Cyclone weapon), so I wanted to make it into 60s style advert. Then I got side tracked somewhere and made it into a pin-up – eh, it happens.
Joanna was quite the opposite of a sexualised character, in fact she was a great example of female leads, but a girl wielding dual automatics with a wink was an opportunity I couldn’t pass up.
The simple colours was inspired by one of the great King of Fighters 2002 posters: