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    monoluminant

    hey everyone, new on this forum, this is a panel from my book i'm working on, monoluminant...

    and this is a pinup i did for a new book coming later this year called aqua leung...


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    hey, real cool. I'm gettin a vibe of Blue Submarine #6 off of the second peice, but it is really capturing. a nice feeling of intensity.

    the plants on the first at misplace, IMO. seems like the left-most is attached to the figure, or at least not differentiated enough.

    like the peices though. lovely brushwork

    Look, you know what I mean. You take a bunch of people who don’t seem any different from you or me, but when you add them all together you get this sort of huge raving maniac with national borders and an anthem.
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    really cool. i would love to see more work from you because i really like the style and mood of these.

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    i love that second one. the shark character is really interesting.

    do you have any concept sketches of him?

    -: [ sketchbook | sour.org ] :-
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    hey looks cool, a bit like a manga or so.

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    love the subdued colours in both, the second is really great

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    i don't have concept sketches of the shark soldier, this is from someone else's comic...paul maybury is the regular series artist who designed the characters with writer mark andrew smith...these are my drawings before i composited them into the scene though...


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    Love the muted colour schemes.
    The plants that are out of focus in the first image, aren't really working to me - they look more like a wishy-washy watermark on top of the image. May need slightly less blur and/or a play with the colour and tone.

    my sketches here... http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=92997

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    Hey joe,
    BTW, I love both pirates and cowboys. I have a pirate pencil topper on my wacom stylus. And last time I threw a party it was Pirates and Cowboys dress up theme. I was the only cowboy, and there was only one cowgirl. Everyone kept calling me woody cas im tall and skinny. So if it was VS I'd have to say the people spoke and pirates won. Though in my personal opinion its too close to call and they'd fight back to back

    The first pic... lots of comments about the plants. I think they seem weird because they are so obviously a 'FG plate'. I think they would look less weird if you had a couple more of an inbetween size recedeing towards her. Those three look kinda flat despite the blurring/scale. Think this would resolve it.

    But I love them both. Keep on posting.
    And thanks for your comments in my thread. You might wanna consider adding ur sketchbook link in your sig as well. You'll get more looks that way
    (everyones doing it!).

    peace

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    here is another panel from my book monoluminant...

    and a detail shot of the insect from it...

    thanks for all the comments and critiques guys...i see what you mean about the dirty foreground in the first image, hopefully it will work better at actual size (it will only be about two inches wide on the printed page)

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    and here is a bit of a mock up of colors for the short story the goblin sisters...

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    Nice work, piratesvscowboys!
    Your color palette are so intresting, really nice atmosphear.

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    thanks for the c and c everyone...
    here's a page from monoluminant, i think there will be a title in the big dark space at mid page..


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    Damn, This stuff looks great!
    Keep up the great work!!!

    -ink

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    There is nothing wrong with using a photo to help you see things.
    No one complains about life drawing,
    so take a photo.
    its easy, and will improve your piece greatly."
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    here are a few more little pieces from the story...



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    I love the colour scheme and style. I'll check out your monoluminant blog...it looks amazing.

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    great great!

    Look, you know what I mean. You take a bunch of people who don’t seem any different from you or me, but when you add them all together you get this sort of huge raving maniac with national borders and an anthem.
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    i think it makes more sense now with the title included...


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    i did this for a different book, the misadventures of clark and jefferson...


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    these are really great dude

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    This is pure gold.
    Awesome work dude.

    Cheers,

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    I see Beethoven Vs insects!

    nice comic art man!

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    damnit this shit is cool. i cant get enough

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    I really dig your art style, I love this washed out cel shaded look!

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    thanks for the comments.... did this just for fun..




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    awsome. i love how you handled his feet.
    one thing however, his sillouette isnt reading clearly. its his right hand, its not separated or identifiable from the back or leg. anyone who reads hellboy knows that its the right hand of doom, but i think if you showed this to someone who didnt know that one of hellboys hands is freaking huge, they wouldnt understand what was happening back there.

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    here's a finished page (no lettering or sfx yet though) from the short story i'm working on...


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