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V_Shane
03-22-2005, 10:25 PM
V. Shane has entered the Master and Servant 2D.

Challenge Page (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/masterandservant/view_entries.php?challenger=6079)

Latest Update: Concept Sketch: Gaia's Mercy Color comp
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1114415589_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1114415589_large.jpg)

Finaly got around to this. THis is a really rough lighting comp, I'll play around with the lighting potential first.
Also wanted to let you guys know I haven't given up, just had other priorities :)

walrus
03-22-2005, 10:43 PM
Well, that depends... Is she good looking? Are you good looking? :-)
Never mind, just kidding (as were you, I suspect!) Anyhow, welcome back, glad to see you'll be around for this one, too! Look forward to seeing what you come up with...

-mike

Squibbit
03-22-2005, 10:50 PM
hey dude nice to see u again , have fun !

SideAche
03-23-2005, 12:21 AM
Best wishes V.

V_Shane
03-23-2005, 02:34 AM
Well thanks guys! I am probably as good looking as my 8 year old can draw, ha!
Man, I seen some of these people got over 1000+ views already. Didn't his jsut start like yesterday? Makes me feel late. :hmm:

Squibbit
03-23-2005, 06:04 AM
oh that's just linda and her 3k views ,but that was quite
expected so don't worry

welcome and have fun !

NOOB!
03-23-2005, 10:59 AM
hey shane good luck!!!

Jezzarts
03-23-2005, 11:35 AM
You've painted a vivid picture in my mind already unfortunately... best of luck!!

- Jez

liiga
03-23-2005, 11:41 AM
*chuckles* That *would* be fun to see! ...well until your wife finds out about it anyways. :D best of luck!

3dcook
03-23-2005, 06:54 PM
Yaaa! Shane,
Glad to see ya firing up the tablet again.GOOD LUCK

Walrusmann
03-24-2005, 06:48 AM
nice to see ya in the challange shane cant wait to see your stuff for this one

theCloudmover
03-26-2005, 12:01 AM
Hi V.

I see your posts on illustrationnet all the time. It's good to see you in the contest.

Good luck!!

El-Rodente
03-26-2005, 12:03 AM
good luck mr shane person :)

oh, and the newsletter was sent out a couple of days after the contest actualy started, it that's what you mean

NOOB!
03-27-2005, 05:36 PM
are u still in on this??

V_Shane
03-28-2005, 03:36 AM
Hey Noob! I'm still in, just trying to clear some space on the schedule, got alot of paid cleints to take care of first before I can come out and play. Thanks for inquiering though :thumbsup:

MDN67
03-28-2005, 05:20 AM
hi, good luck v shane for this new challenge:thumbsup:

3dcook
04-01-2005, 08:07 PM
Sure is quiet in here... Hey Shane, Let's see some concepts.

I know your busy man, Hope you can post some Ideas for this challenge.

V_Shane
04-02-2005, 02:40 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1112413227_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1112413227_large.jpg)

"Gaia's Mercy" is a double edge sword of servant and master. Inspired by many recent cataclysmic events regarding the power of nature, it is a humble reminder of who is truly the master on this plane. The lyrics from Sting song (wrapped around your finger) portray for me the essence of this piece:

"Devil and the deep blue sea behind me
Vanish in the air you'll never find me.
I will turn your face to alabaster,
Then you'll find your servant is your master,"

The woman [Gaia obviously] will have hair of clouds, a body of crystalline water. It will be raining, as a village of worshipers beckon her blessing. Below on the beach are offerings, it is unclear whether they are people, fish hand made or what have you. Four urns are burning brightly despite the wet weather.

NOOB!
04-02-2005, 07:28 AM
looks great shane,but theres either an anatomical problem with that arm or u just have sum foreshortening issues.

V_Shane
04-02-2005, 04:00 PM
LOL its a sketch Noob, ever do those quick 5 minute sketches? :scream:

NOOB!
04-02-2005, 04:51 PM
yes i have done 5 mins sketches.

choptider
04-02-2005, 11:29 PM
YES, i love big stuff like that,
when you have to see few details to anderstand the scale of the drawing!

Walrusmann
04-04-2005, 11:52 PM
dude, awesome concept and i love that song man i think you should stick with this concept im acpecting to be blown away by this one man cant wait to see it colored

V_Shane
04-05-2005, 08:10 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1112688626_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1112688626_large.jpg)

Here I begin the final line art. I still have the village and people to attend to. One thing I advanced in the portrayal of Mercy, you can see how the Gaia spirit is ready to unleash the rain with one hand but holds back the enormous waves with the other, poised and ready as she listens to the pleading village seeking to appease her and recognise how they have not heeded her previous warnings. Now the time is poignant, will they change thier ways, or be destroyed by what they thought was thier servant.

Thank you for the great support so far, I am hoping this turns out to be a very dynamic, beautiful (I love landscapes) yet vengeful feeling of tension, all the mood will be set by the lighting.

Walrusmann
04-05-2005, 07:24 PM
i like how your concept and line art is coming along, when you start coloring maybe you should have some waves splash in a way that conveniently covers her crotch so you wont have to use a smooth spot and also she is just a little to mucly i would probably tone that down just a tiny bit ya know

Mordalles
04-05-2005, 09:20 PM
i like the lineart a lot. really looks great. cant wait to see some colours.

V_Shane
04-06-2005, 12:07 AM
Much appreciated, I'll be out of town on a family emergency for the next week. I have no laptop and there are no computers where I'll be sooooooooooo, thanks again for visiting, I'll be caught up by the 12th. See you then!

Shane

V_Shane
04-12-2005, 03:11 AM
I'm baaack! everything went better than expected [yeah]. I'm a bit off track on my art project schedule, but I will have an update very soon, thanks for viewing.

V_Shane
04-25-2005, 07:53 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1114415589_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/6079/6079_1114415589_large.jpg)

Finaly got around to this. THis is a really rough lighting comp, I'll play around with the lighting potential first.
Also wanted to let you guys know I haven't given up, just had other priorities :)

V_Shane
04-25-2005, 10:51 PM
i like the lineart a lot. really looks great. cant wait to see some colours.

Oh yeah, its not going to remain brown like that, thats just the underpainting, old traditional habit mind you. Well more colors to be coming this week. Thanks for stopping in!

MKStudios
04-26-2005, 09:48 AM
Nice concept! I like the color comp so far. Looking forward to seeing how it develops. I dig her pose more in this one than the 5 min sketch. :D

3dcook
04-26-2005, 03:57 PM
Nice to see this pic start to come to life. maybe you could have some sun rays coming through
the clouds and shining on the people.
Nice work so far.
Dennis

cheeeng
04-26-2005, 04:31 PM
Still got lots of stuff to do . But i like where it's going so far. Love to see more color changes to the pic by the way. Good Luck

V_Shane
04-28-2005, 02:38 AM
MKStudios: Thanks I do appreciate it in my time of il confidence.

3dcook: Thanks Denis! You are right about the sunlight ray factor, I'll check it out!

cheeeng: More to do? Its almost done, whaddya talkin about :scream:

I just have to apply the S.E.A.T. theory.

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