“A visionary.” “A genius.” “The fastest storyboard artist I’ve worked with.”
These are a few of the words spoken by top tier Hollywood Directors regarding Brian “Adobewan” Murray. Although traditionally trained, with his Cintiq stylus in hand, Brian uses Photoshop, ZBrush, and SketchUp to create concept art, storyboards, and production illustration for film, television, and comic books.
Director David Twohy specifically touts the value of Brian’s storyboards on the “The Chronicles of Riddick” DVD commentary. Brian performed triple-duty on “Chronicles”, providing concept art, was lead storyboard artist, and designed and executed “The Hunt for Riddick” web experience.
Other career highlights include Brian’s co-creation, scripting, and illustrating of Image Comics’ hit ”Supreme”, which Tom Clancy took note of in his novel, “Black Ops”. Brian penciled and inked covers and interiors for DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image Comics and many independent comic book companies.
Brian was primary designer for skateboard legend Tony Hawk in the early 90’s, providing his company, Birdhouse with numerous skateboard designs as well as their company logo.
“The Ray Dream Handbook” featured an entire chapter on Brian’s 3D construction of “Unity” from “Skyraker”, his graphic novel in development.