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    MoonVisionStudio Thanks To be perfectly honestly, I seriously doubt that I could pull off another image like that in two hours again. I think it was just a fluke

    PatriciaS hey Pat, thank you - yeah, pencils are good way to work things out!

    jread oh, jeez - Froud is a god. I'm nowhere *near* his level of mastery! Thanks though!

    Jason Thank you for your feedback - to be honest I hadn't even thought of presentation with the first piece. I went ahead and updated it. I hope it's better!

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    nice one man, onions are damn hard to paint.

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    The vegetables look great, but my eyes are immediately drawn to the bottom of the border.

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    I love these sketches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oregano View Post
    MoonVisionStudio Thanks To be perfectly honestly, I seriously doubt that I could pull off another image like that in two hours again. I think it was just a fluke
    I know I'm butchering the quote but it's something like "fortune favours the prepared man."
    Funny how "luck" always happens more frequently to people who work hard at it.
    Very nice pieces

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    Shit dude, Craig said it. And I'm dying to know more about the Haida Orca and the girl there. I know there are sorta brain farts/therapy for you (which I give you props for, it can be really scary to allow yourself to do work like that in the first place) but I feel like your dam could be starting to break here. And that's a good thing

    Any chance I'll catch you at SDCC?

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    Really nice painting and rendering of characters!

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    I really, really dig those drawings - the one of the girl looking at the mouse hole is devine, beautifully observed. Is it illustrating 'Alice in Wonderland'. If it is it is a teriffic tale on it.
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    Blahm Thanks I mostly just let the brush do the work with a little bit of touch up detailing. It wasn't *that* hard, really. I'm sure you could do it!

    eminkey2003 Thanks - oops, hrm. Well. Um. Look! Onions! Or something

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    Wasn't that "Fortune favors the stupid...?" No? Seriously though, thanks Craig

    Steph Laberis We've the Samish peoples here in the Sound where I live, and there's a totem pole at the historical museum that I see everyday on my way to work. The symbols and art style have sort of lodged in my psyche, I think, because they sort of randomly crop in stuff every so often. Or butcherings there-of. And I won't be at the SDCC though I'd love to be. I'm going to make it a goal to attend next year. And thanks for the kind words

    SanXavier Thank you!

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    Thanks Chris Actually, I'm sorry to say that it wasn't inspired by 'Alice in Wonderland' at all, at least not consciously. Although after you mentioned that, that's the only thing I can see now

    However, this was inspired by 'The Hobbit' - and the character for this week in CHOW

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    that plant-water-bird guy is pretty amazing. Sweet design. I don't seem to be able to get those nice shadings with a pencil, any tips? I use a mechnical 0.5 mm HB.
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    very good penciling!!
    Like the first pencil sketch.
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    I'm really amazed by your artwork. Keep up the good work on the drawings and paintings!

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    thx for explaining your tools of the trade I had almost forgotten about the ancient technique of wiping for the soft shades.
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    Oreg, those last 4 pictures don't looks like an onion at all!


    Love the dragon, very appealing detail and shading all around the head/neck. Cool shit.
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    Shane, rock-solid updates you got here!

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