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December 23rd, 2005 #1
Legato's Sketchbook of mechs, concepts and frivolity
I guess saying I am a long time observer first time poster would be lying, but it certainly has been awhile since my last visit here to CA. looks like its the same beast I left it as!
I’ve never really been too excited when it comes to starting a sketchbook thread. The thought of hosting all this stuff and than never moving it isn't too appealing, however, I can't just sit on DA and just HOPE I get good suggestions and critique now can I?
While virtually everything I’ve done over the past 2-3 years is on my deviantart page (half in scraps, half on main) ill just pick a few out that I still have on file and put them here. My main goal in this is to refine my actual concept work, my ideas and my execution, but of course any other tips, ideas or thoughts would be VERY appreciated!
These are in no order as of now, if I keep updating this, than of course... they will be
*note, unless noted, absolutely no reference was used at all period*
Done with mechanical pencil. Anatomy is rather ape-like I know, don’t worry… it’s a common theme ;_;
Done first in pencil, colored over with a brush micron and than markered with prisma markers. Highlights were done via white colored pencil.
This piece was done to commemorate my high school’s mascot and 50th university. Done using mechanical pencil.
I guess i was on a roll. this was done right after outlook for a friend (subject matter was his request)
Done for a school assignment in my drawing 1010 class. Created using a grid, prisma markers and ink.
Done for a good friend’s kid.
[Unreal Tourniment 2k7 inspired Soldier]
Saw a few drawings of armored figures for 2k7 and kinda spurred me onto doing a lose anatomy piece. The armor is supposed to be a bit over the top. Done with brush ink, prisma marker, and white and blue colored pencil.
First of an ongoing personal project I have been commissioned to do. This is the first and last I did traditionally… and yes, between scanning and stitching I moved to 3 different monitors
done in sketchbook pro.
your typical “fodder mech” done in sketchbook pro.
Designed to burrow through the ground and explode into the middle of enemy encampments. Done in sketchbook pro.
[Fast Assault Vehicle (RHINO)]
designed to be a all terrain weapons platform designed for multiple rolls, it still isn’t done, but its getting there. Created in cinema 4d (
pictures appear in order of completion)
[Assorted Daily Sketch Group drawings]
just a bunch of this and that
anyway, ill add them as i make them i guess. i look forward to hearing what you have to say
Last edited by Legato; July 21st, 2007 at 11:43 AM. Reason: update
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Oh man...the first 3 are just insane,...i really like the the self portrait. It just reminds me of Chuck Close.
Zombie Desk Eaters
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another in the 'bot' series.
designed to look like a mix between a samurai and an animal, it mainly moves on its four legs like a mix between a dog and a gorilla using its blades on its back and arms as its primary weapons.
sketchbook pro.. and yes, he has a gimp left foot ;_;
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Great, work! Clean lines and wonderful mech designs. Your stuff is top notch and those pencil renders are well done as well. I can't imagine how we'll you might be if you worked on some life studies and such! If you started really crackin' out some work form life you're other stuff would heavily see the benifits. You're on a borderline, man. Just cross on over! Great start to your thread!
January 24th, 2006 #7Originally Posted by ZebzFree
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January 28th, 2006 #11
Wow! Your works are great! I especially love the 3rd one thats my favorite
Really incredible stuff
Trying to work from the bottom up
Conceptart.org has the best smilies
My Sketchbook... I'm working on it
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