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"The Treasure House" - Concept Sketch

Concept Sketch ...Looking at the exploration "Contrasts" in the design phase. Here contrasts in scale - huge door, tiny figure etc.

Looking at the exploration "Contrasts" in the design phase. Here contrasts in scale - huge door, tiny figure. We also have secondary contrasts, that of light - bright welcoming exterior, dark and foreboding  interior...

Looking at the exploration "Contrasts" in the design phase. Here contrasts in scale - huge door, tiny figure. We also have secondary contrasts, that of light - bright welcoming exterior, dark and foreboding interior...

...and even potentially contrasting cultural symbols - the typical bright humaniform gods atop the temple outside, juxtaposed against the "goetic" dark gods inside.

...and even potentially contrasting cultural symbols - the typical bright humaniform gods atop the temple outside, juxtaposed against the "goetic" dark gods inside.

The idea with these details was to show  potential wealth and power swords and riches available to the protagonist, but have him turning his back on all that.

The idea with these details was to show potential wealth and power swords and riches available to the protagonist, but have him turning his back on all that.

...whilst in his hand is the only thing he seeks. The lamp, bright in his hand, contrasted again by that long dark shadow he now casts.

...whilst in his hand is the only thing he seeks. The lamp, bright in his hand, contrasted again by that long dark shadow he now casts.