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RobertoOrtiz
03-02-2005, 01:20 PM
'The sound of happiness'
By
Protozone

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We will try to post one of these topics once a day for your enjoyment.

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* Post only your FINAL piece on this thread, based on the topic on the thread.
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* They can be done on any medium.
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* Only original compositions. No "tributes" or plagiarizing, unless is it an integral part of the challenge.
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* The artist also has to post total length of time it took (Thanks Clanger for the idea) and program used.
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(The author will be given credit). So guys keep them coming.
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White Rabbit
03-02-2005, 04:52 PM
First time i'm first :)

Photoshop CS + wacom, 1hr
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v670/151085/Sound-of-happiness.jpg

Parsec3d
03-02-2005, 05:14 PM
,, ok so for you the sound of happiness is your wacom pen bouncing on the wall
hitting the floor getting smashed by your feet in your way to dinner ???

:D :D http://cgtalk.com/images/smilies/eek.gif :applause: great pic man :thumbsup:!

crazy3dman
03-02-2005, 05:17 PM
Played with a demo version of Alias Sketchbook Pro for this one. Pretty cool little program. Although it took a while and I didn't end up with quite the image I wanted, just because I'm much more familiar with Photoshop. About an hour - part of that time was just getting used to the program.


http://www.crazy3dman.com/daily_sketch/C3DM_dsg270.jpg

oblivisci
03-02-2005, 05:34 PM
http://home.no.net/pzicho/leke/soundofhappiness.jpg

edit: gosh, forgot about info. 10 min, illustrator + tablet.

yonna
03-02-2005, 06:54 PM
Tried to see how i could sketch crowds. It went ok although painting would be difficult. So the sound of happiness is... crowds shouting at victorious warriors or something like that. By the way, good work folks!
http://img41.exs.cx/img41/4334/soundofha0qo.jpgps/wacom/30mins

Per-Anders
03-02-2005, 09:31 PM
painter 50 minutes

http://www.peranders.com/c4d8/challenge/fightclub/nicesound.jpg

smuggle
03-02-2005, 09:43 PM
Crazy3DMan: your sketch is really great



OpenCanvas, around two hours.
( hints or tutorials welcome )
http://smuggle.dnsalias.com/ezalbum/sketch/sound%20of%20happiness.jpg

bealobo
03-02-2005, 09:56 PM
I canīt believe this... I thought it was the sound of silence! not the sound of happiness :eek:

ok, I made a drawing but Iīm not going to post it because it has nothing to do with the topic

anyway, this is daily so... see you tomorrow
Nice sketches everyone
and thanl you for your comments on the tablet working crazy3dman.

deaderthanred
03-02-2005, 10:01 PM
I canīt believe this... I thought it was the sound of silence! not the sound of happiness :eek:
happiness doesnt need to be noisy ;)

oblivisci, crazy3dman, White Rabbit : awesome work, guys!
i've no time to do anything but work today.. deadlines looming :banghead:

Drumwhore
03-02-2005, 10:13 PM
oblivisci: stylized work! i love it!

here's mine: around 1h30, photoshop cs.. maybe i'll update it later :)

http://users.skynet.be/am272566/happiness.jpg

Kvaalen
03-02-2005, 10:24 PM
Really great sketchs so far. I was out almost all day and recently got home. I'm falling asleep, so no more time. Sorry for the simplicity.

OpenCanvas/10 minutes
http://www.kvaalen.com/misc/SoundofH.png

EDIT: Converted the file to a png since the Jpeg had too many commpression artifacts (and the file size is now smaller).

bobtilton
03-02-2005, 10:36 PM
mdme_sadie - don't know exactly what it is that I love about your sketch - it brought a smile, though! well done!

Drumwhore - yours reminds me of the Ween song, "Little Birdy" - love it!

oblivisci
03-02-2005, 10:59 PM
Drumwhore - thank you, i absolutely love the purple giant. purple giants are too rare.

El-Rodente
03-03-2005, 12:07 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v301/El-Rodente/bottlepop.jpg


also trying for a crazy3dman style :)

but i got bored

10-15 mins
opencanvas
Wacom

Loulu79
03-03-2005, 12:48 AM
Here's mine. I can't believe it took me nealy 3 hrs on this thing. I guess I forgot how time flies on me when I'm having fun. Actual time is: 2 hrs 45 mins. Done by hand & Photoshop.:D

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y18/Loulu79/SoundofHappiness1.jpg

Drumwhore, yours is soooo cool. :bounce: Mine is stylized and the instrument representing the sweetness of sound is simple. But not bad for my second attempt here...

Gord-MacDonald
03-03-2005, 03:16 AM
PS 2.5 hrs

Note: the ear was pulled from a drawing I submitted to the 2d forum:
http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=206307




http://cg2020.com/dailysketch/soundsofjoy.jpg

Gord-MacDonald
03-03-2005, 03:22 AM
Great work everyone!

esp: crazy3dman and drumwhore

- Gord

crazy3dman
03-03-2005, 03:36 AM
Thanks Gordonm - Love your colors. Makes me think of Peter Max.

Gord-MacDonald
03-03-2005, 04:10 AM
Thanks Gordonm - Love your colors. Makes me think of Peter Max.

Thanks - I was thinking of him ...and... the Beatles...and ... "the summer of love"...and Jimi Hendrixs' "are you experienced" album cover ...and - Uh - Ok Ok - I confess, I was tripping down memory lane! (but it was fun!) :)

- Gord

tadbit
03-03-2005, 05:48 AM
It's supposed to be a baby, looks a bit like an old lady though.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v476/tad_bit/happiness2.jpg
45 min, Painter 9, mouse

AtmaWeapon
03-03-2005, 06:17 AM
Hmmm mine seems to be a bit depressing

Drumwhore ... NICE! I love the shading
mdme_sadie - Great as usual. A very innovative style
El-Rodente - You achieved it, I thought it was Crazy3dMan before I looked at the av
Loulu - I like it, Nice color

Alright folks here's mine 45 minutes photoshop... wow I'm getting faster finally

http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/beiy/cgtalk/soundOfHappiness.jpg

El-Rodente
03-03-2005, 07:10 AM
HOORAY FOR HATCHING!
but i had to put my own touch in, so the secondary highlights are mine :)


everything looks good so far :)

Drumwhore
03-03-2005, 08:25 AM
thanks for the comments! ;)

Dargon
03-03-2005, 09:19 AM
Ah, it's good to be back.

...4 hours later, a complete re-install of my Wacom pen included...

http://img214.exs.cx:81/img214/8607/elsy1gy.jpg

zerofil
03-03-2005, 10:31 AM
Hello there,

Cool artwork everybody, please welcome my second image in your nice forum. It's so hard for me pulling out the images that I have in my head...

http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y36/zerofil/zerofil_DS270.jpg
Adobe photoshop CS/Wizard Pen 5x4/1H30mn.

Art2
03-03-2005, 10:46 AM
very nice work people! I can't pick anyone particular, 'cos I like them all.

Dargon, clever of you to return after the 3rd avatarfightclub ;) :p

Enayla
03-03-2005, 10:47 AM
I have to do one for this when I get home. I hope I don't black out with tiredness, is all.

Wonderful concepts in here, all of you!

daw
03-03-2005, 10:52 AM
nice entries everyone :thumbsup:

crazy3dman - nice work
oblivisci - so clean and perfect, very good
Drumwhore - really wonderful
Loulu79 - like the mood very nice
Dragon - thats so evil - hope she's happy :)

well, made this one in 20-30 min PS wacom at work really don't have the time.
had a very small image ref and could not see any details so I made it rough.
had to make the dog a little bit more happy though hehe...
http://www.dplays.se/cgtalk/270.jpg

bluka
03-03-2005, 10:55 AM
hi all !
this is my first picture on this forum
the whole daily speed session thread is awesome:bounce:
http://www.darkopony.pl/pub/DSS/motor.jpg
photoshop + wacom 1h 30min

AnimZiggy
03-03-2005, 11:16 AM
my sound of happiness this days is when the coffee is ready in the morning lol. Epresso lovers should no this sound!

http://img63.exs.cx:81/img63/5626/happiness5am.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)

great work everyone, as usual.

edit: oh yeah i forgot, 10' -15' phtshp and wacom. <-- im loving my intuos3.

Garma
03-03-2005, 12:48 PM
it's been an incredible long time since I particitated. Hope I can do more in the future, but my study is eating my time.

half an hour, painter. The first flowers in spring, pushing the snow and the cold back in the caves where they came from: that's the sound of happiness for me


http://csr.oli.tudelft.nl/huizen/hg/tdg/270_thesoundofhappiness.jpg

Nekoi-chan
03-03-2005, 01:21 PM
So many excelent sketches, everyone is making a wonderful work:thumbsup:.
Oblivisci: the simplicity of your work is so beautiful that I've choose it for my wallpaper :love:
Loulu79, Crazy3dman: your works are so sweet.

This took about 2h30...sketch on paper color on Open canvas.
http://nekoi.no.sapo.pt/Nekoi/sound%20of%20happiness.jpg

This one really does suck :banghead: but since I'm really proud of the vespa (since I never done one before, i took reference in the photo below) I decided to post it.

http://nekoi.no.sapo.pt/Nekoi/vespa.jpg

oblivisci
03-03-2005, 04:03 PM
Nekoi-chan: wow, thanks :) i'm flattered. thanks to everyone else for kind comments aswell, it's surprising to be noticed in such a bunch of talented people.

Balboa
03-03-2005, 04:33 PM
First post.... hopefully, I'll continue posting in the daily sketch session.
Great work, everyone!

http://www.raynak.com/~snallfot/CGTalk/Sound%20of%20happiness.jpg

SpeccySteve
03-03-2005, 06:34 PM
This is one of my sounds of happiness, I imagine my neighbours disagree though..

Painter / tablet / 40 mins?

http://img65.exs.cx/img65/6522/geetar9jk.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)

Edit: Garma, that's really nice man.

Enayla
03-03-2005, 06:46 PM
Whee, I'm actually rather happy with this one.

About an hour and fifteen minutes? I was on the phone, so I don't know for sure. Somewhere thereabouts. Photoshop 7, wacom tablet.

http://www.furiae.com/images/soundofhappiness.jpg

woox
03-03-2005, 07:04 PM
Welcome to the Daily Sketch Group bluka and Balboa.

bluka:Your pic is really cool. I like the proportions and the colors, I'm looking forward to see more pics of you.

Enayla: reverential silence for you.

Dranger
03-03-2005, 07:07 PM
Hello,

argh....you can do such a painting while being on the phone....argh.Do you have a secret? Secret food, secret drink, secret formula, secret tablet, secret phone?

deaderthanred
03-03-2005, 07:55 PM
I feel ashamed of posting this after Enayla's entry..:blush: awesome work, Enayla!

ding!
http://img216.exs.cx/img216/3023/happiness5yx.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)
2hours, more or less, experimenting with new lighting methods, Photoshop7
Dargon: welcome back!!:love:

basse
03-03-2005, 08:01 PM
man, am I late.. I'm a bit mixed up with the time zones here.. sorry.

http://www.kulma.org/sotd/sotd_270.jpg

wacom + gimp.. around 40 minutes.

.b

SoniaNotRed
03-03-2005, 08:07 PM
deaderthanred - LOL!! One of my favourite sounds too.

Gerald_Stanfield
03-03-2005, 08:53 PM
my sound of happiness is dancing in the rain!
"la la la"

http://www.2gen.net/_nick/music.jpg

Loulu79
03-03-2005, 09:42 PM
God Enayla!!! You nail it every time! I see mine gives you inspiration: the simple flute instrument and a winged listener. You aught to get it again (the winning vote). I'm still new here at cg to be voted. But...don't worry...You're my inspiration...I need to hone my skill in the human skin. Mine is getting there thought with this sketch practise!

Basse: I love your watery-on-paper look! Love it!

Deaderthanred: I thougt someone would think that "The Sound of Happiness" would be about war/victory. Simple yet to the point concept. Love that. I like your lighting too.

Garma: My first glimpse of it reminds me of impressionism art. Don't know why but I really like it. Keep it up man, keep it up...

Gordanm: Your rainbow colours give me inspiration. Thanks....

deaderthanred
03-03-2005, 09:53 PM
SoniaNotRed: yay for crpg! :D
Loulu79: thanks! :) it's not really war, but the sound a computer role-playing game normally makes (usually a fairy chime or a "ding!" type sound) when your character levels up, where you gain new powers and items for your game character, and opening up new levels in the game to explore.

Nekoi-chan
03-03-2005, 10:02 PM
SpeccySteve : I wonder why the neighboors always desagree with the happy soud of electric guitar training, but I guess it's because they never had a try. :buttrock:

Enayla: All we can do is :bowdown:to your majesty.

deaderthanred: Her expression is really kick ass.

HerrKatt
03-03-2005, 10:18 PM
Hey, nice work everyone!
Here is my friendly, singing parrot. :)
Photoshop 3 hours. I took the colors for the bird from a reference photo.
http://web.telia.com/~u85118652/HerrKatt/hk_270_parrot.jpg

HellBoy
03-03-2005, 11:15 PM
wow, the one above me is really cool

Heres mine

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v323/mwarsame/soh.jpg

PS + Mouse = 1h max

DreamMaster
03-04-2005, 03:27 AM
http://i2.photobucket.com/albums/y1/beauty7/happiness.jpg
Painter IX... no idea about how long it was... 1 hour?

Flee Elf
03-04-2005, 07:16 AM
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v88/Fishead/qporked.jpg
Hope this shows, server is a bit odd about hosting.

1/2 hour photoshp CS

Nekoi-chan
03-04-2005, 10:00 AM
HerrKatt: just wow, amazing that parrot. :deal:

DreamMaster: That's so lovely. :thumbsup:

Silverwyvern
03-04-2005, 10:18 AM
Hey, nice work everyone!
Here is my friendly, singing parrot. :)
Photoshop 3 hours. I took the colors for the bird from a reference photo.


Yellow crowned amazon? Very cute. My senegal doesn't make sweet noises often.. more of a shrieking sound.. lately he's been purring though ;)

HerrKatt
03-04-2005, 10:31 AM
Thanks for the comments guys. The brushes that I've used are to be found at this site:
http://www.creativemac.com/articles/listarticle.jsp?type=downloads
Hope it helps someone.

augustus
03-04-2005, 11:16 AM
Too many beatiful pictures:love:


http://august.f2o.org/temp/pan.jpg

Pencil sketch, 15-20 mins.

Her0d
03-04-2005, 01:44 PM
And the sound of happiness is coming from the one floor above.

Photoshop, 50min (yeah, i know, i have lost the battle with the perspective here :-)
http://ci.com.pl/%7Estf/gfx/shapiness.jpg

SoniaNotRed
03-04-2005, 02:20 PM
HerrKatt - Stunning colors, man! :drool:

augustus - He's so cute!

Her0d - http://www.cgtalk.com/images/icons/icon10.gif

Robertt
03-04-2005, 10:56 PM
for her the happiest sound was one not made...

http://www.artofinterpretation.com/images/cgtalk-dailysketchthesoundofhappiness-byrjt2005.jpg

18 minutes / wacom / art rage (sketching) / paint shop pro (negative, softening).

RobertT

Jolene
03-05-2005, 01:27 AM
Interestign topic. To mw thw sond of money always pleases me...as for anyone else :applause:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v634/Jolenewong/soundofhappiness.jpg

About 5 minutes on Painter.

Loulu79
03-05-2005, 10:32 PM
HerrKatt: Yeah!!!:bounce: That's what I call the "Sound of Happiness"! I'm originally from the Caribbean and to hear a parrot right now will most definitely be the sound of happiness.

Augustus: I agree with u: Too many beautiful sketches...let me add too little time!!!:argh:

Deaderthanred: I knew it was a game. But the idea that first got to my mind was victory. Still a good concept.

Aedilhum
03-06-2005, 05:14 AM
HerrKatt. great parrot painting, I really like the way you framed it in that wierd textured folliage! good work.

Spacemanbob
03-11-2005, 12:35 PM
Is that Glubber. Sure looks like one, but he sure looks happy. :) Good idea.




here's mine: around 1h30, photoshop cs.. maybe i'll update it later :)

http://users.skynet.be/am272566/happiness.jpg

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