SCI FI Cupids

Valentine – love – venus – cupids.. common things that came across when asked to do a Valentine emailer header illustration.

Boticelli and Cabanel’s works came across my mind. But the physical sense of Cabanel’s paintings struck me more. Salutes to Alexandre Cabanel!


My thoughts romed over the classics when suddenly it dashed on tthis idea of aking just the cupids with a futuristic look.  Here are initial sketches and study for sci fi cupids retaining  the classical  body features and just added the gadgets.


Here are thumbnails for guns and jet pack.. just to get the feel from all views with cute features.

love-gun-copy love-pack-copy

Here comes the compostion thumbnails.  There was a discussion on grids and golden mean and tried to apply  the little cupids it along the golden spiral with large one to the left. Surely it I’ve gone wrong but felt good to try them.


Here is the details and final one




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