Marvel Concept Artist Anthony Francisco Shares Alternate Designs For Loki’s Costume

Over Thanksgiving, while many of us were gathering with our families, we were also given a little treat. Anthony Francisco posted on Instagram showing concept art for much more colorful versions of Loki’s costume for Thor: Ragnarok. Personally, I really like the color schemes going on. Most of them are different from his black, green, and gold and I welcome the change. According to Francisco, he was asked to, “go as bold and colorful as we could.” I believe he accomplished it without going ridiculous and my favorite is the blue and orange one. Which costume do you prefer?

Happy Thanksgiving everyone !! Designing #loki costume for #thorragnarok was a fun challenge . We were asked to go as bold and colorful as we could. Channeling Jack Kirby hopefully. I did a bunch of these color variations. Do you guys wanna see them all? It's a lot of misses tho 🙂 ______________________________________ #lokiragnarok #conceptdesign #costumedesign #marvelstudiosvisualdevelopment #illustration #instyle #tomhiddleston

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#lokisakaarian #costume #exploration it's not crazy as my last post but still could be just as unappealing for some. But for me this looked good. I was thinking of a quick simple variation because I have to do a lot of ideas. So for this I know #loki has always had the colors green and yellow (gold is a type of yellow) green was always dominating with yellow underneath . So for this I just switched them , a good technique for a quick idea. But it also represents his feeling of being turned inside out from the loss of his father (sorry spoilers!) You guys go check out @aleksibriclot version of loki design There was one point in our design searching that we needed to make loki a #warrior ______________________________________ #marvelstudiosvisualdevelopment #costumedesign #conceptart #bananasuit #yellowversion #artbook #thorragnarok #sakaardesigns #fantasy #mcu

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This was one of my designs that @andyparkart (my Visual Development Supervisor for the film) sent out to the costume dept as reference when they started to build the costume. Costume designer Mayes Rubio and her team did an exellent job in turning my design into something that you can actually wear! It looked awesome on screen. When we design super hero costumes for the movies we always think of the movement of the actor and what they are doing for the film. This image was made a bit more realistic to hopefully show how this could be achieved. A-symmetry with diagonal rhythms, were my themes that i tried to incorporate in the #sakaar look for #lokiragnarok , this is to represent the idea that we dont know which side he is leaning on, but some parts of his costume is symetrical and has asgardian roots. So even when he looks like he is from sakaar, his heart is asgardian that is why i have that little triangle shape on his chest , which started as an L for loki but tilted to the side and then it just evolved from there. I tried to think of it also as a family Crest or a symbol of his name. He went through some soul searching and in the end he gets back his true colors! 🙂 Hope you enjoyed some of my thought process ! Thanks to everyone that watched #thorragnarok and follow my art! ______________________________________ #fashionista #conceptart #art #design #costumedesign #characterdesign #photoshop #marvelstudios #artbook #comicbookmovies #lokidesign #marvelstudiosvisualdevelopment #instagood #instart #infashion #trending #tomhiddleston #mcu #marvelstudios #entertainment @twhiddleston @marvel @fawnianewyork

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#lokiragnarok – it was a great opportunity for me that they wanted to have a whole new costume look for @twhiddleston Loki! out of the many directions I explored for Loki's costume this was one that the producers liked , it felt the most Loki without being too Asgardian . And from this base I designed his Sakaar costume. I will post more on that so stay tuned ! But if you can't wait, head over to my Facebook page 🙂 Make sure to check out some more Loki designs from @aleksibriclot and more #thorragnarok #conceptart from the rest of gang in the #visualdevelopment Amazing #hela #costumedesigns from @andyparkart Awesome #hulk designs from @ryan_meinerding_art @jwsze memorable key frames #valkyrie #grandmaster costume designs by @constantinesekeris And more from @kortizart @ianjoynerart @rodneyimages Not to mention an abundance of talent in the #marvelfamily that worked on the film!________________________ #lokicostume #characterdesigns #thorragnarok #art #artbook #fantasy #scifi #marvelstudiosvisualdevelopment #instartist #instagood #fashionista

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I am really grateful that @taikawaititi decided to do this version of #lokiragnarok helmet from the comicbooks! It's one of my favorites. I designed this helmet based on one of my favorite comicbooks #xmenasgardianwars ! @adamwross helped me with translating my design in #zbrush which was then sent to @ironhead_studio and from there we went back and forth with notes to guide the process as they finished the physical model. They did an amazing job!! It looked so good on screen. One of the biggest decisions I had to discuss with @andyparkart was having the ears be more seen from the front view and I am glad we did it! even if it's a subtle detail, I feel it helped us stay true to the comic. It was great having him there to be an extra set of eyes! I also did a bunch of color and detail options. How much is too much blue? What shape should that emblem be, that sort of stuff. It definitely was a challenge. _______________________________________ #thorragnarok #lokiragnarok #tomhiddleston #gq #fashionista #helmet #3dmodeling #conceptart #costumedesigns #costume #cdg #marvelstudiosvisualdevelopment #art #instyle #fashionicon #design #comicbookmovie #marvelstudios #mcu #characterdesign #godofmischief #fantasy @marvel

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