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    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @ MrSmite - I want that on my wall. Now. Love it!
    @ Shea - No being ashamed now, yours is great! I particularly like the glowing eyes on piggy/bag/alien/hermit.
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @Ken Miller Odin the hermit was checking a stopwatch regarding Ann's speed/progress. Thought she'd be interesting with Ainu tattoos, but simply settled on the spoon the women culturally use instead of chopsticks.
    • CommentAuthorKen Miller
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    EaselFish - A pipe-smoking dog tutoring a young super heroine is not something you see everyday!

    sebfowler - I dig the gimpy alien hermit.

    DBed - Gorgeous comic cover, man. I love the crystal and the way it lights Ann's face.

    shyguyshea - That's a very colorful, cool illo.

    MrSmite - Wow. That is a stupendously wonderful looking piece of art and type, MrSmite!
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    Thanks, Ken! I'm quite jealous of your mad colouring skills. Your piece has a brilliant sense of balance with Ann being the only force that stands between the gigantic missiles and the unbalanced ground. It could almost be an innovative book cover.

    I like the calm and casual pose used in MrSmite's piece, as well as his remembering that purple & green are complimentary colours.
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    I'm loving some of the interpretations so far, I hope to do something at some point, I have a wee question though, what's a 'pen-portrait'?

    Also, I did a tiny bit of research and thought people might like to see the actual origin story of Super-Ann taken from Amazing Man Comics #24. She appears with Mighty-Man and apparently the comic is copyright free and downloadable from here

    I'm very sorry if I've broken any rules, I couldn't see any that I've broken.
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    Thanks for the kind words @sebflower and @KenMiller =) I Hope there are more of these remake/remodel threads coming up because it's really awesome to see a lot of what others put up and I know I can definitely learn and pick up stuff from here and there and improve myself. You guys are definitely a talented lot here.
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @Paul Sizer: Thank you! Was the visual bearing problem due to the way I've build the image? Lack of contrast between the elements?
    @DBed: Thanks! Your R/R entries are steadily good, I always love to see what you come up with.
    @JP Stargazer: Thanks! I've also learned what a kasbah is, so thanks for that too - I might try to integrate it in my next R/R entry...
    @Easelfish, @Frequentcontributor, @SebFowler : Thanks! It's much appreciated!
    @Ken Miller: Thank you! I love the coloring you've done on Mr. Sizer's entry!
    @Berserker: You are one damn good argument for a B&W R/R youself!
    @MrSmite: Thanks! Your entry is astounding! Any chance we may see a bigger format?
      CommentAuthorPaul Sizer
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009 edited
    @Miranda: What I meant was that it was such an extreme down angle shot that I had to figure out where my "camera" was. Once I did, BANG, great shot! My only suggestion might be to make the foreground figure lines a little heavier, and decrease the line weight ratios in the distance, just to emphasize the aerial perspective a bit. But truthfully, that's a very small suggestion.

    Also, just for kicks, here's my color version of Ann:

    Deciding not clog up this thread with silly crap, go to the Artists Thread to see my Super Ann Motivational Poster.
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    Sizer, I will cut off your hands and make them draw beautiful things for me at gunpoint.

    Seriously. Lock all your doors and windows tonight. Or better yet, don't.

    On a less creepy note, this has been my favourite Remake thread so far. This forum has talent gushing out of its disgusting orifices.
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    Mr. Sizer, this is simply excellent! And thank you for the feedback!
    • CommentAuthorVox Doom
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @JP Stargazer Thank you! I really like yours, the perspective and mood of that piece is awesome.
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    @MrSmite: Iwant that onmy wall, too!!! Totally awesome!!
    @Shyguyshea: that's a really great pic, man!!! Looks like some Archie mixed with some Buffy. Love it!
    @Sizer: *jaw dropping to the floor*
    @Miranda: Uh... I wuz just quoting The Clash... :P ... ... (but, now that I googled it, yeah, kasbahs are cool, innit?)
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    Keeping with the kung-fu ballerina angle:

    Super Ann
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    @ Paul Sizer

    I think the color helps it. It certainly makes it clearer that she is wearing shorts (I did a double take on the line art the first time)!
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @shyguyshea: Be brave. Don't forget that you can post work in the Artist's thread, if you're not already.

    @Spinnerin: That reminds me of some sort of editorial illustration. Very nice.

    @EaselFish: I was actually set on using the gold & purples as complimentary colors. The greens & browns (which are really orange) are tertiaries of the yellow, which means they'll interact noticeably with the purple (forget the proper terminology for that). The blue in the hair and the red in the tattoo I'm less pleased with, but altering them might make the image a little too monotone, and the high-saturation in the blue hair helps draw attention to the face. The whole piece was produced in the midst of a nasty head cold, so I really can't fess up to how much was design and how much was "okay, sure, that could work."

    @Ken Miller: Thanks...yeah, the type was a default font with default Warp was the last thing to go on.

    @Miranda, JPStargazer, Sebfowler: Thanks, and thanks again.

    For kicks I went ahead and tossed a couple on my Etsy account.
    • CommentAuthorKen Miller
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @spinnerin - I like it - and I have to agree with MrSmite that it looks kind of like an editorial illustration.
    • CommentAuthordnwilliams
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @DBed & Miranda

    Outstanding stuff! I thought 'someone needs to put her in a parka' when I herd snow guess my mind was on the way to Inuit...

    @Paul Sizer

      CommentAuthorPaul Sizer
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @Peter: Yeah, the pant/no pants thing was less apparent in the black and white version. I imagined that she was wearing a pair of longjohns with her snow suit that she now was growing out of, since my take on the character was that she'd been trapped in the cave for years.

    @Newspaperdrone: The local authorities have been alerted. And thanks!

    Miranda and others: Thanks for the "Mr. Sizer", but that's my dad; Paul will do just fine!

    @JP Stargazer: Sorry about the jaw.
    • CommentTimeOct 30th 2009
    @JP Stargazer Thank you so much! =) Yeah I was going for that old school, light hearted look. I'm glad it worked.
    @ MrSmite I'll try to be brave, a lot of the stuff here is SO intimidating but I know I can learn a lot from just being here and picking up stuff from here and there. I will check out Artists' thread too.
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    She seems quite silly... oh and there was some lovely stuff here, kudos to everyone!

    Oh and due to the illness of my friend with the scanner i didn't get to scan in Glycon but you can see him here