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    Chow 101 :: The Spanish High Inquisitor

    Chow 101 :: The Spanish High Inquisitor

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    THE SPANISH HIGH INQUISITOR
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    Spanish High Inquisitor Father Domingo Cristobal

    “The Society of Jesus was established by the papacy in 1540 as a very special "fighting unit" at the total and exclusive disposal of the Roman Pope -- whoever he might be. From their beginnings, the Jesuits were conceived in a military mode. Soldiers of Christ, they were given only two purposes: to propagate the religious doctrine and the moral law of the Roman Catholic Church as proposed and taught by the Roman Pope, and to defend the rights and prerogatives of that same Roman Pope. Purely spiritual and supernatural purposes. And specifically Roman Catholic.”
    --From The Jesuits, by Malachi Martin

    Father Domingo Cristobal’s faith has never failed him. Years of Jesuit training has made him a stoic man, stern but loving with his order, loyal to his superiors and an unrelenting pursuer of the heretical Protestants. He is used to applying any method necessary unflinchingly in purging the world of sins of the flesh, mind and soul. There is no question about God’s Will.

    And yet… a shadow lurks in the back of his mind. Unanswered, unrecognized, quietly probing, and exploring – what if Holy See is wrong?

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    SUNDAY, JANUARY 20TH, 2008 -- Adjustment deadline. CHOW 102 will begin Jan 14th

    The way the deadline works: if deadline is on a Sunday and your image is posted on that Sunday 23:59 your local time it's a good entry.
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    Nice.

    This is really different from anything I've tried before. Good challenge for my first CHOW. Good pick, Oregano. Spicy.

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    I didn't expect this...

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    Brotha Oregano! Awesome topic.

    I already miss everyone from Revelations. It was an amazing experience. I can't wait toC-YA at the next event, or maybe an Illustrator's Open or whatever.

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    daaamn - you do realize that i've been spending the lat few months writing a graphic novel based on the spanish inquisition? perfect timing hahaha!

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    Quote Originally Posted by peter_john View Post
    I didn't expect this...

    NOONE DID!



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    goddamit...i started my job yesterday...and I still haven't finished my LMS entry...gaaah. I'll try to make it...a quickie at least. Thanks Oregano, awesome topic.

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    Ho my god, it's another good one... I can't miss this! I think I'm not gonna sleep at all this month...

    ...um, whatsit mean, "adjustment deadline"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gwenevere View Post
    ...um, whatsit mean, "adjustment deadline"?
    Trying to give some extra time for the topic because with Revelations the new topic and poll got posted late. So, CHOW 101 & 102 will overlap a little bit.

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    i too, am very sad to home from revelations, i really do miss everyone,............ and the drinking, .....oh yeah , and never sleeping! Now , "Soliders of Christ " eh? Bring it bitch!

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    Awesome topic (as usual).

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    well I guess I owe it now..... I'll get SOMEthing up.
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    In the back of my head this yells History of the World part 1 and Monty Python.

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    CHOW 101 Matias

    Hey guys, sweet topis, crazy times in history!! Anyways, heres my initial sketchin. I had a look around trying to find what clothing was around and am still unsure if its appropriate.
    Chow 101 :: The Spanish High Inquisitor

    The major thing Im having second thoughts about is the graphical pool of blood at his feet, just got that naggin feeling its been done a bajillion times before but cant remember where from, grrr hate it when you have an idea that your not sure if its something youve seen and cant remember or an actual idea.

    Let me know what you guys reckon!

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    Yaaaay I am so so in! Gotta love the history stuff, man. >D

    Nice to see you around, Panda!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Verastegui View Post
    In the back of my head this yells History of the World part 1 and Monty Python.
    Mine too. I *SO* envisioned John Cleese in his inquisitor uniform storming in a house the moment I read it....

    Now I need to get that out of my head if I end up having time for this....
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    yo this topic is whats up....
    im back from the long awaited month of medusa

    only thing im having trouble with is finding what high inquisitors would of wore back then..... can anybody help me out


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    Quote Originally Posted by ACRO View Post

    only thing im having trouble with is finding what high inquisitors would of wore back then..... can anybody help me out
    This might help... Terry Gilliams face is priceless...



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    Our two weapons are fear, surprise, three weapons, amongst our weaponry are fear... ah we'll come in again!

    oh damn!


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    *still wiping sleep from my eyes*


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    Matias:
    The inquisidors werent use armour, they were religious!

    Nice pic anyway!

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    Here's some stuff I found with a quick search that might inspire:

    Attachment 277042Attachment 277043Attachment 277044Attachment 277045

    I'm having a hard time finding specific outfits (curse you, internet, who only has an eye for modern dress!) but these should give you the general idea... Not a lot in the way of armour, but plenty of malice!

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    I so don't have much time for this...

    But I've started to do initial tumbs anyway...

    Ack. *lol* Making an alluring topic like this when I promised myself to not enter the next one because of the time....
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    Chow 101 :: The Spanish High Inquisitor
    2 GET THIS BALL ROLLING.....
    im not ashamed to show you guys what i have so far
    cuz its a 15 minute progress shot and i gotta go 4 now.
    update tomorrow(thurs)...
    thanks daestwen... for lookin out forreal!
    im sure im not the only person who appreciates the help wit the costumes

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    Got to give this a try. Determined to up my game and get into a poll

    Here is my wip.

    Chow 101 :: The Spanish High Inquisitor

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    Here's my first sketch idea... raving fanatic warrior of god etc etc
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    I'm posting this early because I want to get as much input as I can on this one. Gonna work my butt off! >O That, and I'm going to try to paint it without line art. :/ So... this is going to be hard...

    Anyway, here's the primary sketch just to get the idea... (It came to me so fast that I had to get it down really quickly).

    You can kind of see my notes on the side... anyway, yeah, any advice would be awesome.

    Attachment 277166

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    Christ - So many things to say. This should be right up your alley!

    Patricia, show em how we do it!

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