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    @hey apathy..nice vid. Always like to see other folk's process.
    @neil...wtf..awesome!
    todays dosage..
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      CommentAuthorkperkins
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011
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    Holy Shit! Lots of nice work so far this month. Too many to name.
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      CommentAuthorRooth
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011
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    Loving your stuff @mojokingbee! The chained mutant zombie guy above is excellent!
    • CommentAuthorlazzyfair
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011
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    Here's a quick shot I took with my phone last night. IDW asked me to "audition" for a Godzilla one shot they're doing later this year. Working off a 3 page spec sheet. Never realized how hard it is to draw Big G if you want to get him right.

    Gojira
    • CommentAuthorValente
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011
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    Homicide: Life on the Streets

    Detective Pembleton
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    @ lazzyfair; those notes on Godzilla are amazing thus far. I'm a big fan of Tatsuya Ishida and I'm seeing a lot of reflection in your discovery with Godzilla - with his Godzilla books. You're on a great path.
    • CommentAuthorlazzyfair
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011
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    Thanks jackcrowder

    I honestly have had a hell of a time finding good manga ref on Big G. Found a few images like the one below (which I used to get G's general head shape) Oddly enough, when IDW announced that they got the license for Godzilla a few months ago, I researched his various incarnations in American comics and found very quickly that western cartoonists have a tendency to want to draw their version of him, meaning more dinosaur/lizard like. For me though, I'm all about keeping it true. Giving him the dog/gorilla/noh mask face with his thick legs and upright posture. I mean that is Godzilla, no matter how you cut it.

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    You all are just killing it. I step away for a bit and come back to AWESOME.

    Here's a Modesty Blaise pinup for shits and giggle-fits.

    Modesty Blaise by Kevin Mellon
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    I made this yesterday:
    sdfsdfe
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      CommentAuthorstaticgirl
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011
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    Detective Pembleton is very moody. For some reason I feel he is just about to look up and catch the viewer just when they don't want him to....
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    Nice work thus far, folks.

    (Please forgive the lack of shout-outs this time around, I'm on a deadline to hit the road for a con here in a little over an hour, and need to finish getting ready...)

    Planned on posting two of these today, but time won't be on my side before I head out of town, I suspect. So, here's Bot-A-Day #4:



    4-5hrs. Lines in ArtRage over initial pencil roughs. Colors, highlights, and shadow in ArtRage. Background brushes, texturing, and touch-ups in Photoshop. No filters used.
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    Decided to get off the computer and go back to brush and ink the other day. Enjoying it immensely. Also decided to stop lurking.
    Therefore:
    Space Blocks
    Building a new illustration portfolio and have a few different directions I can take it in, and I'm having a shocking time trying to decide.
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    playing with inks and photoshop.
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    I've said it before - I fucking love Whitechapel, where I can see new art every day for free.
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      CommentAuthorGreasemonkey
    • CommentTimeMar 3rd 2011 edited
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    Shit. Wrong thread again. Must cut back on winter-blues drinking.
    • CommentAuthorValente
    • CommentTimeMar 4th 2011
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    Detective Bolander

    Detective Bolander
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    @Valente...love the lighting on the portraits.
    @lazzyfair...nice Godzilla sketch. good luck on the audition.
    @kevin...nice how you used the shower to frame the image and tile shadows rock.

    finally end of the week so played around with daily sketches...


    • CommentAuthorlazzyfair
    • CommentTimeMar 4th 2011
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    @mojokingbee...I dig the Spidey! Love me some wirey, webhead!

    Here's the colored version of the Fett page from early. Colors done by my good friend Shay Plummer
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      CommentAuthorstaticgirl
    • CommentTimeMar 4th 2011
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    @lassyfair Lovely restrained work and quite unusual pastel colours too. It's been lovely following this from your pencils and inks to your friend's colours
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      CommentAuthorJack Crowder
    • CommentTimeMar 4th 2011 edited
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    @ mojokingbee; The vibe your sketches are giving up are amazing.

    @ Valente; I'd have to say you're spot-on with film noir in these portraits.

    @ used_bandaid; at this point, I'm very curious as how your stall will come out. Your pieces are beautiful.

    @ Sketchbooke; Not only is that an awesome expression of Earth but it's damn near a wonderful interface. Is that the direction you were going? I need a program with that as the controls.


    Bull Mask
    The mask was by me. The photographer was going for a "bull in a china shop / classy environment" theme.