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stenarts
11-21-2003, 09:37 AM
Here you see final artwork we did of color style artwork for Ria / Seed of Hope:

Designs and color supervising done by Thorsten Kiecker

Color by: Natalie Beirit nbeirit@web.de

( all rights (c) by Géronimo / Kiecker 2003 )

http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/Loans_Bruder_small.jpg

http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/Loans_Bruder2_small.jpg

http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/finalworm_small.jpg

stenarts
11-21-2003, 09:37 AM
http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/Tarde_Moico.jpg

http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/Alba_Moica.jpg

http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/morc_trike.jpg

http://www.stenarts.com/download/RIA/morc_bat.jpg

Atwooki
11-21-2003, 09:41 AM
Great artwork as ever, Sten :)

Isn't the tri-bike concept from your recent 'challenge' work? (about June)

Atwooki

stenarts
11-21-2003, 09:43 AM
Yes it is but this is the final artwork we use on the comic pages for the upcoming release of " Ria Vol.1 - Seed of Hope ".

ilasolomon
11-21-2003, 01:46 PM
So damn GOOOD, Sten. :bowdown: :love:

OrcOYoyo
11-21-2003, 01:49 PM
Very cool characters and vehicels.
Looking forward to see more of this stuff :beer:

JRGauthier
11-21-2003, 01:52 PM
Dude!!!!!!:bowdown:

You are SO good man!!! Everything is so nice and clean, color is great too! And most of all your characters feel alive, they are expressive, this is probably the best quality a character can have!

Congratulations!!:applause:

fellah
11-21-2003, 01:54 PM
mmmiam miam, amazing work thorsten!! very well done work from both you and Natalie! :thumbsup:

saivie
11-21-2003, 01:59 PM
It is promising
:thumbsup:

isaak
11-21-2003, 02:20 PM
Oh yeah!!,there are funny.

Some animation?

ehmdjii
11-21-2003, 02:22 PM
wow!
i'd like to see them in 3d cel shaded!

Charlee
11-21-2003, 02:29 PM
Wow, that is fantastic good artwork. I´m deeply impressed, great!
Cheers, Eric

Blackhorse
11-21-2003, 02:33 PM
oh, I really love the characters most! cheers! the color seems very nice also!

:thumbsup:

Kid-Mesh
11-21-2003, 02:36 PM
You have a very unique style my friend, This just proves that people can break the mold of the "Disney" / "Sheridan College"styles that were forced on alot students....this looks like it has alot of promise with a fresh perspective :D


Good Luck.


-KM

MedusasHead
11-21-2003, 02:44 PM
Oh BOY!! :eek: Barbucci and Canepa really have been sowing some seeds in the comic business.... the marriage of italian Disney style and SF rocked already in "Sky Doll", you have created something very nice in this tradition. Chapeau!

modernhorse
11-21-2003, 02:47 PM
Beautiful work here and at your site! Bookmarked!!!!!

Solesurvivor
11-21-2003, 03:04 PM
woohoo, nice work. I see it's gonna get published on Soleil, that a great company. Always delivers quality comics

Troub
11-21-2003, 03:10 PM
there's sooo much character inside :buttrock:

sehr sehr gut.

nothing to crit, except one thing.
when i look at the legs of your second char i would expect an upper body like your first one owns.
in other words, the legs could be a bit more athletic concerning to his really athletic body and his very challenging face.they seem kinda fat.

but just my 2 cents
they are really professional anyway

:bowdown:

hope this is gonna blow the market

insanepoly
11-21-2003, 03:16 PM
Hands down, you guys just do the coolest stuff. Can't wait to see the final result.

Wonderer
11-21-2003, 03:34 PM
Those are great! :eek: Congratulations!:beer:

SpiritWalker
11-21-2003, 04:19 PM
WOW MAN I JUST LOVE THE CHARACTERS!!! :applause:


CAN SOME1 HELP ME?

I WRITE IN HEBREW (IM 14 AND A HALF AND FROMM ISRAEL

I CANT SWITCH THE WRITING LANGUAGES- CONTROLÌSHIFT DOESNT WORK.
CAN ANY1 HELP.

10Q:beer:

NeoFrog
11-21-2003, 04:37 PM
great style :D

jalingo
11-21-2003, 04:39 PM
Amazing characters! I'm not much a a comic art person but these are really interesting and the style is very cool. Excellent work!

DUCKORABB
11-21-2003, 05:00 PM
Damn this is good. What you use for color?


Regards

DKRBB

AdamAtomic
11-21-2003, 05:05 PM
Those dinosaur-rider guys are too awesome - I love how all the designs have a kind of a happy, goofy look - sort of a Disney version of Star Wars (but Disney in a GOOD way). Top-notch!

osseuslabyrint
11-21-2003, 05:27 PM
im jealous

yangmiemie
11-21-2003, 05:40 PM
good design!!!:thumbsup:

Neox
11-21-2003, 05:45 PM
excellent as usual, please god give me some time i want do do a few more models for you :D
currently too much time wasted for my exams :hmm: hope you don't mind

AND

take a rest man, sometime its better to sleep an hour per week ;)

Neox
11-21-2003, 05:59 PM
btw the riding animal is mine :D
please please please let no one but me model it :D

Hexodam
11-21-2003, 06:24 PM
:cry: server is down

nbeirit
11-21-2003, 06:26 PM
Well, i did not expect such a reaction to Sten and my collaboration on the color styling for Ria and thats why I feel obligated to say thank for all good words and hope to show you soon more artwork :)

Hexodam
11-21-2003, 06:27 PM
:bounce: server is up


brilliant, you are definetly one of the best concept artists on the forum, hell, one of the best I have ever seen

LittleFenris
11-21-2003, 07:02 PM
I hate just saying wow, but WOW!! Those are some AWESOME characters and color. Definitely front page worthy. :buttrock:

ppself
11-21-2003, 07:07 PM
nice. it has that star wars lok to it.

NelsonInomvan
11-21-2003, 07:10 PM
simply great characters. I don't know where you find the inspiration but your works are just great. Very original but you know that ;)

Joebount
11-21-2003, 08:03 PM
Repeat after me : Sten is a GOD ...

Ooooops, he's going to kick my ass if he see that ! :shrug: :applause:

As soon as I finished with the Morcs (not Murcs guys, uh uh uh), I'll deal with the twins ;)

:buttrock:

Jo B.
11-21-2003, 08:30 PM
"Ich sach nur drei Buchstaben - Das ist der Hammer!"
:surprised

lowkey
11-21-2003, 08:37 PM
...hey, das waren aber jetz' vier! :p

anyway, this stuff is sooo freakin awesome! flawless! :eek:

Xilica
11-21-2003, 08:58 PM
man, your style rocks :beer:

necron99
11-21-2003, 09:27 PM
great, fresh stuff - :bounce:

stenarts
11-21-2003, 09:48 PM
hey really cool you like that stuff, Natalie can tell you that it was not really the easiest work for her to have me in her neck by doing the colorstyling. Always something to correct or colors to change here and there as well sometimes the animal books piled up on her desk. I´m sure she asked herself very often why she did any suggestion when at the end I changed everything into something new.

But to be honest without her help it would not been the same result.

All the ideas she had and her influence on many colors are what makes the final look whether it was the color for the eyes or the clothes as well her suggestions for names were a great inspiration.

She is new to the market and still study but she did really good artwork and I love and dream about to continue the collaboration on all following color stylings whether on this or any other project.


Joebount: here comes the kick :wip:

keight
11-21-2003, 10:00 PM
Argh! I can't find the books right now, so I can't name names! These characters remind me of some drawn by the team that drew/produced the Valerian comics about 30 years ago. Your work has a similar delightfully insane, "full speed ahead" charm. The rendering is dead on. I am really looking forward to the final product.

fr1day
11-21-2003, 10:15 PM
:bowdown:

I am just not worthy...

sonicstrawbery
11-22-2003, 12:22 AM
Some of them like the 1st and the 4th make me think to the fantasy of miyazaki character, their great, i'd love to see their attitude in a cartoon

That's stunning man,excellent work !!

plouffe
11-22-2003, 01:44 AM
YOu know i LOVE y our stuff man!! Keep it up!!

Ill write you an email some time soon.! We need to catch up haha !. Ive been soo busy with school its just totally CRAZY!!! and im hardly EVER EVER online
!

facial
11-22-2003, 03:13 AM
like this kind of style very much. nice work here.
hope to see more. keep post up more.:beer:

Ed Lee
11-22-2003, 06:08 AM
Great stuff....highly polished drawing skillz.

Ed--

xeno
11-22-2003, 10:32 AM
Im so ^**%$$% jealous of this...i so wish i could draw like this..

dominicqwek
11-22-2003, 07:26 PM
Beautiful work as usual sten. Hope to see more of it soon. Tak care. ;)

ToweringFigg
11-22-2003, 08:11 PM
the rider dino things with the skinny soliders are really nice. I lke the continuity between the riders and the beast. A lot of sutles liek that get over looked when people develop such pairs. Never the less, you have a very believable pair there. Great work.

GFX-Arts
11-22-2003, 08:18 PM
Nice work :)

hackie
11-23-2003, 07:52 AM
i'm lovin' it!!!
i just saved your drawings to my hard drive to keep it.
it's worthy doing it!!
awesome work!!!

ji revolutions¢â

stenarts
11-23-2003, 09:33 AM
Thanks to you all for the great positive reaction. Specially for you we will make an additional illustration in Painter to show you a few of this creatures here in action.

:)

gag
11-23-2003, 04:05 PM
really nice work!! reminds me barbucci's style..isn't it?

VerticalVertex
11-23-2003, 08:49 PM
Excellent work.

asparapani
11-23-2003, 09:32 PM
I WOULD LOVVVVVVEVEEEEEE TO ANIMATE THOSE GUYS!:bounce:

ShinChanPu
11-24-2003, 09:03 AM
Where are the pics???????????????
I can´t see nothing from the first day of the post. Is anybody suffering this trouble? :surprised :surprised :surprised

Thehustle
11-24-2003, 10:26 PM
i honestly thought that the other (second) character wasnt fully drawn ... i thought you forgot to put the rest of his legs in but.....it seems that you didnt and im jus sayin that that kinda threw me off a bit....rather than that....YOU m friend have inspired me

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