Outlander – Closer Look: Murtagh’s Wanted Poster Epi11

BEST GODFATHER E-V-A-H! Murtagh’s ‘wanted’ poster is based on proclamation broadsides from the eighteenth century. In reality, these types of proclamation probably wouldn’t have depicted images of the accused during our period, but to make sure the audience knew Murtagh was the ‘wanted’ man in question, the Art Department added an image of his face. His face is drawn in the style of an eighteenth-century … Continue reading Outlander – Closer Look: Murtagh’s Wanted Poster Epi11

Outlander – Closer Look: Brianna’s Drawings Epi11

Kimberley Bright from the Art Department spent time developing Brianna’s drawing style, wanting her artwork to subtly evoke seventies style but, at the same time, not seem too incongruous in the eighteenth century. I started off making bright, colorful pastel drawings but, after much discussion, we ended up making them much darker and monochromatic to reflect her angst! The most anguished drawing features in Episode … Continue reading Outlander – Closer Look: Brianna’s Drawings Epi11

Outlander Inside S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber

If you haven’t checked out the Outlander Community Website, you should. Starz opens up and shares an inside look into the episodes. We decided to share some of what they provide. Enjoy! CLOSER LOOK – DEED OF SASINE Created by Brendan Hessle in the Art Department. Under Scots law, Sasine is the official transfer of land and its buildings to another person. Symbolic transfers were … Continue reading Outlander Inside S2 Epi13 – Dragonfly in Amber