Awesome MAN OF STEEL Concept & Style Guide Art For Superman, General Zod & Faora

Conceptual illustrator, Warren Manser, has contributed on past comic book movies, like Thor and Daredevil, and now he has released his concept and style guide art for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel.

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The website, Film Sketchr, has nabbed an interview with veteran concept artist, Warren Manser. They discuss which designs Warren worked on for Man Of Steel, and even discuss the Superman's red briefs, which were abandoned in Zack's version of the suit.
Film Sketchr: It sounds like a dream job. What did you work on for the film?
Warren Manser: I worked exclusively on Superman's suit. The other Kryptonian undersuits were variations of that design, so those were included. I've never had an experience quite like it, and to say that I was excited is an understatement. I created numerous concepts of the Man of Steel, which eventually evolved into the final design.

Zack Snyder was 'hands on' in the process and provided us with great direction. We discussed the specifications and manufacturing techniques we needed to accomplish, and I even created some visual diagrams to aid in communicating the plan.

From there I worked with vendors, costumers, 3D artists, and fabricators to help realize the final product. What I really like about the approach was that we employed both traditional and modern fabrication methods. Incredible hand crafted quality merged with digitally created costume elements, and I was right there in the middle of it. I couldn't have been happier.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL INTERVIEW





To see more of Warren's amazing artwork, visit his main website, warrenmanser.com or his new site, The Art of Warren Manser on Facebook.



In the pantheon of superheroes, Superman is the most recognized and revered character of all time. Clark Kent/Kal-El (Henry Cavill) is a young twenty-something journalist who feels alienated by powers beyond his imagination. Transported years ago to Earth from Krypton, a highly advanced, distant planet, Clark struggles with the ultimate question 'Why am I here?' Shaped by the values of his adoptive parents Martha (Diane Lane) and Jonathan Kent (Kevin Costner), Clark discovers having extraordinary abilities means making difficult decisions. When the world is in dire need of stability, an even greater threat emerges. Clark must become a Man of Steel, to protect the people he loves and shine as the world’s beacon of hope – Superman.



Man Of Steel was directed by Zack Snyder, from a script written by David Goyer. The cast includes: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Russell Crowe, Ayelet Zurer, Kevin Costner, Diane Lane, Michael Shannon, Antje Traue, Christopher Meloni, Harry Lennix, Laurence Fishburne and Richard Schiff. In theaters June 14th, 2013!
Source: Film Sketchr
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RedandBlue - 6/19/2013, 2:25 PM
All pretty cool..
GizmoEl - 6/19/2013, 2:27 PM
Love the first few, hate the lens flares though
ALegendaryPanda - 6/19/2013, 2:27 PM
Damn these are sick as [frick]!
Jollem - 6/19/2013, 2:27 PM
ahhh. art overload. love it :)
MrCBM56 - 6/19/2013, 2:27 PM
Those are awesome
Banner123 - 6/19/2013, 2:29 PM
What's with the Iron Man poses?
SageMode - 6/19/2013, 2:29 PM
Pretty good artwork. The pre-heat vision pic is dope.
BrosephStalin - 6/19/2013, 2:31 PM
Shit movie with an even shittier suit.
MrMartinMarvel - 6/19/2013, 2:33 PM
Did they photoshop his head on some of the concept art? That's just not right.
ninjahulk - 6/19/2013, 2:33 PM
Love every last one of them good concept art work.
blackscienceman - 6/19/2013, 2:34 PM
haters are going to hate
ALegendaryPanda - 6/19/2013, 2:36 PM
I gotta admit that black suit looks pretty awesome lol
Emjeed - 6/19/2013, 2:37 PM
I like all the ones with the heat vision
TurdFergunson - 6/19/2013, 2:37 PM
saw it again for the 2nd time last night. even better. you haters are beside yourselves.
denotsip - 6/19/2013, 2:39 PM
@Broseph,
the movie is so shit, that you feel compelled to comment on the movie's page. you secretly like it, you hate that you like it, so you visit the movie's blogs and forums and say that you hate it to try to convice yoursel. you must be a closet homo. If i dont like a move, i just move on. so, move on.
Bodwulf - 6/19/2013, 2:39 PM
Best concept art I have ever seen!
Brainiac13 - 6/19/2013, 2:41 PM
Love them all!
Brainiac13 - 6/19/2013, 2:42 PM
Black suit for the 3rd movie with Doomsday!
Inhuman - 6/19/2013, 2:43 PM
Desktop wallpapers and facebook covers YESSSSSSSSSSS
Nubase - 6/19/2013, 2:43 PM
They should have never revealed the black suit cos if they go for the doomsday movie in the future that will be it but of all the concept designs l have seen since l've been on this site, these are by far the best l've seen
Angelus - 6/19/2013, 2:45 PM
Just seen Man of Steel and I loved it! Awesome film!!! More DC characters nooooooowwww!!!
Brainiac13 - 6/19/2013, 2:45 PM
Nice Thor artwork on his site.

http://www.warrenmanser.com/www.warrenmanser.com/CONCEPT_ART.html#25

RGINLA - 6/19/2013, 2:46 PM
@BrosephStalin - Going by your name, I take it you were hoping to see Red Son?!?
TheDudeRises - 6/19/2013, 2:46 PM
Glad they didn't go with emo Superman. Or electro Superman. Yuck.
KelvTwelve - 6/19/2013, 2:49 PM
Just saw it a second time.

It actually was better. The first time I was expecting a lot so idk maybe I lowered my standards or something but it was a lot of fun.

maybe the problem here isn't critical or it's pacing. Honestly, this movie is just damn cool. It's not amazing but it's really cool.

I still believe Amazing Spider-Man should be as revered as this movie was instead of condemned.
spiderclone - 6/19/2013, 2:50 PM
the faora one looked more like winona ryder in beetle juice
ManofSteel23 - 6/19/2013, 2:51 PM
looks like I found a new avatar lol
Brainiac13 - 6/19/2013, 2:56 PM
superman2013

Yeah nice avatar!
MrNiklander - 6/19/2013, 2:59 PM
Nice designs love the black suit. Maybe Snyder teased us with Return Of Superman!?!?You know once he returned from the dead
KNIGHT3000 - 6/19/2013, 3:02 PM
AWESOME
CaptainPresley - 6/19/2013, 3:04 PM
Great concept art! I can't wait to see MOS tomorrow for the second time!
thewolfx - 6/19/2013, 3:08 PM
Holy shit he looks awesome

But this ia one of the rare times i agree with the final costume ovwr the concepts



And faora shoulda faought in that skin tite number :)
DRMidNite - 6/19/2013, 3:08 PM
AWESOME art!
MrReese - 6/19/2013, 3:10 PM
That heat vision 1 is bad ass!
billnye69 - 6/19/2013, 3:12 PM
Great Stuff.
BIGBMH - 6/19/2013, 3:15 PM
Cool concept art. That black costume gives me ideas for a potential direction they could have gone with.
Comicmoviesrlz - 6/19/2013, 3:15 PM
Hi my name is BrosephStalin. I am an annoying bitch.
JoeMomma29 - 6/19/2013, 3:23 PM
I love the black suit! And Faora omg love those pics!
JoeMomma29 - 6/19/2013, 3:24 PM
Nomis is the man!!!!
KryptoKNIGHT - 6/19/2013, 3:28 PM
Hate to break it to u but the black suit is in MOS. I missed it the first time, noticed it the second time, and confirmed it the third. It the scene were Zodiac invades Clarks mind and the World Engine rips his clothes off. If u watch for it Superman's suit as he is being pulled under the pile of bones is black like Zods suit
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