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    Mike Butkus Sketchbook

    Hello, welcome to my thread!

    For the last 20 years I've worked on about 3,500 movies, TV and gaming projects, including the conceptual development, character design and pre-production for the

    (*NOTE: 99% of these are all traditional paintings and sketches, with just a wee bit of photoshop at the very end.
    Cheers
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    welcome to CA.org, mike!

    you know what i think of this already, but here's 5*s for getting it online!

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    Hi Mike.

    Welcome, and Wow! Beautiful work, I really love the last 4 thumbnails.

    Thanks for sharing,
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    the australie poster is just beautiful. lots of great stuff. well all those years right? very motivating work.

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    wow, stunning work, hope to see more for sure.

    Thanks for sharing

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    admiration for work's dude!

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    waw, just....grand!

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    Welcome to CA its a pleasure to have you.

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    alright!! I'm familiar with your work Mike. Awesome of you to be here as well. Welcome and hope to see much more from you

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    WOWWWWW....Welcome to CA! Well... I would like to show you big respect for your works mister Mike!... really crazy things... i dream about that i can be someone like you in near future ;] offcourse 5* for the thread and i'm your fan!

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    whoa! awesome classy stuff man! love it! welcome to ca! hope you enjoy the forums and keep sharing sharing sharing :]
    10stars!!!

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    yep good, you already know that though, 5tars!

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    Just WOW ok really amazing stuff!!!!Thnx for sharing and welcome to CA !!!
    sure its 5*

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    wow cool jobs you are doıng realy good welcome ca !

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    Thank You !! More Stuff On The Way.

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    wowwwwww!!!!!Thanks for these stuffs!!!!great works!!

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    oohhhh well hey! this is awesome! I can't wait to see all your new work !

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    Why are your posters far superior to the ones that actually get released? Absolutely inspiring stuff, welcome and whatnot from another Mike

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    You were the guy who did the Harry Potter poster?! Holy shit. And those two words can summarize everything else too.

    Keep doing you

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    Oh shit. Chris is always saying how awesome you are.
    He wasn't kidding. Not that I thought he was of course.

    Welcome and please keep posting!

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    Ah, to finally see the work Chris has been talking about for so long! Welcome, Mike, welcome welcome welcome. It's nice to know where so many of those amazing posters came from now. It's really great to have you around here.

    Super way to get things started!

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    Great stuff, man! Very very cool!

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    frikin sweet man...they should definitely have your paintings for the posters instead.

    just wondering, wouldn't it be faster to tweak certain elements in photoshop for say the harry potter posters if its just for concept though? seems kind of time consuming drawing the same dumbledore face 3 times?

    can't to see more man, welcome to CA!

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    I agree...awesome stuff...hope you will be update regularry

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    Sorry I don't have time to respond individually but many thanks to all for your kind words!
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    More Stuff.

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    oh god, the machines man, the maaachhhinnneesss D:!!! Love all the new stuff!

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