Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 LastLast
Results 1 to 13 of 98

Thread: CHOW #352 :: Steampunk Storm Chaser

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    1,559
    Thanks
    85
    Thanked 535 Times in 338 Posts

    CHOW #352 :: Steampunk Storm Chaser

    CHOW #352 :: Steampunk Storm Chaser

    Character of the Week #352
    Steampunk Storm Chaser

    Deadline - Sunday, May 18th 10PM GMT

    Storm chasing is just a hobby to some people, but then there are the serious pursuers of danger who seek to harness the power of the storms. Equipped with a large pack, to attract a lightning strike, it's meant to hold the energy produced from the storm, like a battery. This energy is used to power their facilities. One strike is free power for a week, but they must keep up with the chase!

    The Guidelines:
    • Can be male or female
    • Must be human
    • Must be carrying an energy storage unit which is also a conductor.
    • Genre is Steampunk.
    • NO background this week. Follow the set of rules listed below.

    The Rules
    • Finals must be posted in the finals thread before the deadline
    • Final post must include the CHoW # and the artists username at the bottom of the image within, at least, a footer bar(TYPED, NOT WRITTEN)
    • At least 3/4 of the character must be visible. No back views are allowed without a front please.
    • Sketches or rushed artwork will not be accepted into the poll
    • No photograph paint overs, must be 100% original work
    • At least two wips posted with your final in the finals thread
    • NO ENVIRONMENT BACKGROUNDS! You may use simple shapes,gradients or silhouettes
    • Please read through the thread for any posts made by the mod. They likely answered a question that was asked about the challenge!
    • Have fun!
    !!SKETCHBOOK!!

    Visit my website for additional info. www.mjdstudios.com
    “If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all.”
    ― Michelangelo
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. The Following User Says Thank You to Havok Reed For This Useful Post:


  4. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ansbach, Germany
    Posts
    616
    Thanks
    330
    Thanked 200 Times in 129 Posts
    Sounds like a really fun and challenging prompt!
    -AdrienneRose-


    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    amsterdam
    Posts
    3,317
    Thanks
    647
    Thanked 1,136 Times in 893 Posts
    it does seem like a fun subject.

    gonna try and put some time aside for this.

    Name:  352sketches.jpg
Views: 1328
Size:  75.5 KB
    SKETCHBOOK - my website - facebook company page
    ooh yeah; did you know I'm a certified art-teacher? that's right. everything arty I say has been endorsed by the state of the Netherlands! (they'll be sorry soon)
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2014
    Posts
    32
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 7 Times in 7 Posts
    Awesome Topic!

    Name:  CHoW - 352 Storm Chaser - WIP.jpg
Views: 1310
Size:  293.5 KB
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    amsterdam
    Posts
    3,317
    Thanks
    647
    Thanked 1,136 Times in 893 Posts
    Name:  352sketches.jpg
Views: 1258
Size:  69.0 KB

    I have a question again, havok. I know there's no background, but what if I want to pick the kite? its gonna have to be in some form of cloud. do I have to leave that cloud 'blank'?
    SKETCHBOOK - my website - facebook company page
    ooh yeah; did you know I'm a certified art-teacher? that's right. everything arty I say has been endorsed by the state of the Netherlands! (they'll be sorry soon)
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Michigan
    Posts
    1,559
    Thanks
    85
    Thanked 535 Times in 338 Posts
    The rule means no environment background. If you want to give it a cloudy atmosphere, that should be fine.
    !!SKETCHBOOK!!

    Visit my website for additional info. www.mjdstudios.com
    “If people knew how hard I worked to get my mastery, it wouldn't seem so wonderful after all.”
    ― Michelangelo
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  9. The Following User Says Thank You to Havok Reed For This Useful Post:


  10. #7
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    S. California
    Posts
    14
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Stormchaser sketches

    I love this topic. Here is a quick sketch.
    Name:  stormchaserWIP1.jpg
Views: 1221
Size:  274.2 KB
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  11. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    sheffield england
    Posts
    523
    Thanks
    11
    Thanked 32 Times in 26 Posts
    Goint to have a go this week. Here is some rough linework

    Name:  Untitled-35.jpg
Views: 1179
Size:  57.4 KB
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  12. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    S. California
    Posts
    14
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post

    Colors

    Name:  stormchaserWIP2.jpg
Views: 1177
Size:  193.8 KB
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  13. #10
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Bochum, Germany
    Posts
    88
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked 31 Times in 23 Posts
    Hey there!
    ..first approach. not steam punky enough tho..

    Name:  stormchaser_wip_01.jpg
Views: 1161
Size:  43.1 KB
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  14. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Ansbach, Germany
    Posts
    616
    Thanks
    330
    Thanked 200 Times in 129 Posts
    Here's my initial pose brainstorm sketching. I really like the strong stance of the ones that I've circled.

    Name:  initialbrainstorm-Steampunk-Storm-Chaser-sketches.jpg
Views: 1190
Size:  107.1 KB
    -AdrienneRose-


    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  15. #12
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    39
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    here are my versions, these guys have some armor that can also collect energy from lightning

    Name:  storm chaser.jpg
Views: 1143
Size:  505.0 KB

    Name:  storm chaser 2.jpg
Views: 1141
Size:  500.5 KB
    Last edited by tenpeoplez; May 7th, 2014 at 12:38 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  16. #13
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Posts
    37
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 12 Times in 11 Posts
    @ashess, nice approach with the winged ideas, really risky (if brought to real life, haha).

    @stringfellowart, I liked the kite idea! Do you intend to use both characters to this week's theme?

    @peterhurman, I would suggest giving some weight to the front part to give him more balance. The storage on his back seem to be something pretty heavy for someone with his body shape to carry

    @st0neface, Liked your sketches, just think it is pretty risky having something like that on her head, haha

    @tenpeoplez, nice sketches, I liked the second one, specially the colors and the brightness of the storage.

    @AdrienneRose, I liked the poses you've made, it features the character well. Have you tried working on some more specific pose that would follow the task of a storm chaser? Maybe looking at the sky, like seeking for something, I think it would work well. This week's theme is really good, I'm eager to see the look you'll give her.



    Here's my concept. I'll work on a spider-like machine to be his storage, thinking about moving a heavy piece and reaching higher heights.
    My character will control this machine with hands and legs, maybe the later version will have a better zoomed in view of him.
    Obviously, this will not be his final facial expression

    Name:  02.jpg
Views: 1094
Size:  240.9 KB
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  17. The Following User Says Thank You to Marco Lombardi For This Useful Post:


Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. CHow#251 :: Steampunk Coppélia
    By Eofn in forum Character of the Week
    Replies: 179
    Last Post: July 12th, 2011, 10:51 PM
  2. ChoW#233 :: Steampunk Aphrodite
    By Martheart in forum Character of the Week
    Replies: 387
    Last Post: February 21st, 2011, 07:28 AM
  3. ChoW # 222 :: Steampunk Superhero
    By Martheart in forum Character of the Week
    Replies: 206
    Last Post: November 21st, 2010, 11:48 PM
  4. Chow 180 :: VOTING :: Steampunk Harem
    By Aly Fell in forum Character of the Week
    Replies: 85
    Last Post: December 1st, 2009, 08:34 PM
  5. Chow 180:: The STEAMPUNK HAREM
    By Aly Fell in forum Character of the Week
    Replies: 372
    Last Post: November 23rd, 2009, 07:20 PM

Members who have read this thread: 1

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • 424,149 Artists
  • 3,599,276 Artist Posts
  • 32,941 Sketchbooks
  • 54 New Art Jobs
Art Workshop Discount Inside

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook