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Waveface
06-14-2004, 10:15 AM
Filip Wänström has entered the Machineflesh 2D Challenge.

Waveface
06-15-2004, 11:37 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087339041_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087339041_large.jpg)

This is the scaled up thumbnail that I will be using for the coloring.

Waveface
06-15-2004, 11:45 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087339510_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087339510_large.jpg)

So this is the b/w lineart colored in some basic colors. First try on the colors/lighting. Hasn't really decided on the lightsource. Trying to keep the panic of the close deadline at bay...

Anyway, in case someone wonders tha concept is as follows:

This is a biomechanical figurehead on a ship that is rising in a shaft. The figurhead, while attached to the vehicle has no choice to leave it is still in command of the ship and is, in a way, its captain or at least its first mate...

Waveface
06-16-2004, 01:01 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087344118_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087344118_large.jpg)

Maybe I should have uploaded this first...
Anyway, these are a collection of some quick sketches/concepts that I eventually hope to use in the final product.
I guess I'll have to continue down my choosen path since I know I will only be able to finish one piece. Puh...should have entered the competition earlier. So many talented artist to learn good stuff from. Well.....we'll see what happens....

Waveface
06-16-2004, 01:46 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087346790_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087346790_large.jpg)

changed perspective and pose a little... gotta get the basics straight before fleshing it out....

Waveface
06-16-2004, 11:49 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087382987_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087382987_large.jpg)

hmm...trying a similar but hopefully more dynamic pose...

Waveface
06-16-2004, 11:50 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087383058_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087383058_large.jpg)

Trying again. This time starting with the light.

Waveface
06-16-2004, 04:40 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087400413_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/4/3735/3735_1087400413_large.jpg)

Can't seem to get my figurehead in the direction I want so I tried a different theme.

BlackLight
06-16-2004, 06:54 PM
I really liked the concept sketch in your 06-16-2004 10:49 AM post. It looks like the figurehead from the top of a building that once surveyed a city skyline but has been superseded by much taller buildings. It's now hidden away in the canyon between skyscrapers with only a thin shaft of light illuminating it. It could be very atmospheric in a Blade Runner, cyberpunk kind of way. Good luck in the last few days of the competition!

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