Ocean’s work aims to unravel the mysteries of the self and lack of personhood as it pertains to a world that often pushes those who don’t belong towards self-annihilation.
Fear of Being Found
Speculative character illustration for Miguel Rivera, or Agent Hearts, from the developing IP No One Lives Forever who must reckon with distorted and negative expectations if himself.
Asimov Vasquez from the developing IP No One Lives Forever struggles with extreme distortions of himself and the world around him. Little is known about his troubled past besides that he was sent to Juan Benito’s School For Exceptional Youth when he was 11.
The Helios Syndrome
Front book cover illustration for The Helios Syndrome by Vivian Shaw, a story about a man that is able to solve airplane disasters using his psychic and magical abilities.
On mental spirals and loss of control.
Fractured identity and the loss of self through trauma
A speculative cover piece of The Atomizer, a character from the developing IP No One Lives Forever who believes that humanity’s imminent self-destruction will bring people, but especially himself, closer to divinity and to God.