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October 3rd, 2006 #1
Alberto Ruiz & Bobby Chiu Collabo: Mayan Samurai Woman
Ok here's a project that I've been really excited about. I'm doing a collaboration piece with my new friend Alberto Ruiz.
He's been one of my favorite artists long before I knew him and I have all his books. Check out his blog too ---> TAKE A LOOK
His take on the female figure is amazingly unique and original.
A month ago I met Alberto while doing the Toronto Fan Expo Comicon and took the opportunity to invite him to be a guest artist in next Imaginism Book. Due out in early December 2006. Topic is "Ancient Japan Sketches." He liked the opportunity and came up with the idea to do a collaboration with him.
So here is the WIP for this collaboration... stay tuned.
Also if anyone's interested you can check out other Imaginism Books or preorder the "Ancient Japan Sketches" ---> HERE.
Original Drawing by Alberto Ruiz
Last edited by digi; October 3rd, 2006 at 04:22 PM.
Hide this ad by registering as a memberOctober 3rd, 2006 #2
Think the original drawing is v cool love your line work, (would'nt want to mess with her, bet she could snap you in two with those thighs).
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October 3rd, 2006 #4
The legs look really great so far. I cannot wait to see the rest.
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October 3rd, 2006 #6
Digi,what tool are you using with this drawing?I have to say that lighting is AMAZING!!!
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October 4th, 2006 #8
Yeah,but are you using aerograph or something else?
October 4th, 2006 #9
October 12th, 2006 #10
Here's another update on the Alberto Ruiz and Bobby Chiu collaboration.
Ended up changing the background after talking with Kei. I think it's a great change because now I have some great opportunities for some blood splatter on the wall.
It's getting a lot closer to being done now.
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Yes,..it seems silly to give you an advice-being the "noob"i am- but as your character seems to look to the left , and the blood on the sword indicates a kill, the victim should be on her left, but the spray of the blood is" center" on the image, ..seems like a conflict between concept and composition !
October 12th, 2006 #12
Dang, two of my favourites working together?! I love alberto's lines, so fluid, and with your stylization and all... woah.
If i were to nitpick.... i think i liked the arm up a bit better, more flirtatious and sexy. She seems a bit.. stern/scary teacher-like now imo. I love the hair and the suit. Those are beautiful. The skin might need some attention, but knowing your stuff it'll look great when it's done.
Thanks for sharing the wip.
October 12th, 2006 #13
This is awesome Can't wait to see it when it's done!