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RobertoOrtiz
03-30-2005, 12:51 PM
"Nice View!...": (http://<font%20size=) Roy Lichtenstein
Inspired by jmBoekestein

OK you know guys I like to experiment with the format now and then to avoid things getting too stale around here.


So, I want to try something different for today.
Let’s try to illustrate an image emulating the style of a famous painter (But it is OK if you want to ignore this rule.)


I have selected Roy Lichtenstein (http://rds.yahoo.com/S=2766679/K=Roy+Lichenstein/v=2/SID=w/TID=F466_106/l=WSPT/KC=Roy+Lichtenstein/SIG=15981s65j/EXP=1112276865/*-http%3A//search.yahoo.com/search?p=Roy+Lichtenstein&sp=1&toggle=1&ei=UTF-8&fr=FP-tab-web-t&SpellState=n-2169047277_q-%2FGLy4MTXupGA2KrhPvrk9QABAA%40%40)who happens to be one of my favorite pop art artists.
I find his work quirky and endearing and quite unique. And I admire that he created
a color and composition style, inpired by comercial art, and made it into his own,

He was one of the principal artists of the pop art movement in the 60's, and his work has been imitated and copied to this day.

Check out these links below for reference purposes:

http://www.real-oil-paintings.com/paintings/customer/home.php?cat=258 (http://www.real-oil-paintings.com/paintings/customer/home.php?cat=258)(art)
http://www.lichtensteinfoundation.org/ (http://www.lichtensteinfoundation.org/)(art)
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/lichtenstein_roy.html (http://www.artcyclopedia.com/artists/lichtenstein_roy.html) (art + bio)
A concise history of the artist Roy Lichenstein (http://rds.yahoo.com/S=2766679/K=lichenstein/v=2/SID=w/TID=F466_106/l=WS1/R=1/IPC=us/SHE=0/H=2/SIG=11kreqfgd/EXP=1112276288/*-http%3A//lichenstein.netfirms.com/)(bio)
Yahoo (art)
(http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?p=lichtenstein&sp=1&toggle=1&ei=UTF-8&fr=FP-tab-web-t&SpellState=n-3647144843_q-l4j9Hb3j/zlxpcMYn4NfQgABAA@@)

If you are not interested in this participating in this little experiment, just do the usual.


Welcome to the cgtalk sketch group.

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

These are the rules:
* Post only your FINAL piece on this thread, based on the topic on the thread.
* 640 x 480 / 480 x 640 OR 800 x 600 /600 x 800
* They can be done on any medium.
* If you wish, you can add a brief text description about your piece.
* Only original compositions. No "tributes" or plagiarizing.
* The topics will be posted every day between 10:00 - 12:00 am US EST.
* The artist also has to post total length of time it took (Thanks Clanger for the idea) and program used.
* Only final pieces can be posted on the thread. They must have been done AFTER the topic has been announced.
* Any piece caught breaking the rules will be taken off the thread.
* The topics will be picked at random from the list on this thread
(The author will be given credit). So guys keep them coming.
*You can add multiple entries, but please dont post WIP (Unless you intend to update them). NEW RULE!
* Ill post ANOTHER thread to quantify and track WHO has participated the most on these threads.


Good luck

-Roberto
PS To submit your topic ideas and suggestions go to this thread:
>>Link<< (http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=145003&perpage=15&pagenumber=1)

ysvry
03-30-2005, 01:01 PM
noting with view well its in the lichtensteins style lol good luck to the rest and have a nice day.
10 min in fireworks :)

AnimZiggy
03-30-2005, 03:52 PM
nice subject, yeah.

very quick one: 15' photoshop.

http://img171.exs.cx/img171/2482/niceviewroy0vl.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)

SUB7NYC
03-30-2005, 06:13 PM
3hrs Illustrator
Tried a version w/ Roy's signature style ( i.e halftone pattern & primary colors), image looked better in black & white


http://lowlywidgets.com/CGTALK/DS_01.jpg

yonna
03-30-2005, 06:16 PM
ps/wacom/2hr

http://img67.exs.cx/img67/2850/lichten0qq.jpg

The Damned
03-30-2005, 06:24 PM
Tried... and then i looked at the time and couldnt finish.. and finally missed my train anyway...

45mins Photoshop

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v40/Retro90210/Studio/roy.jpg

mybutterflyiris
03-30-2005, 06:32 PM
Ok, here is mine. 45 min photoshop cs +wacom.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v669/mightyevilbunny/Licktenstein.jpg

mybutterflyiris
03-30-2005, 06:33 PM
The Damned: that is awesome...you must finish!!!

FiYoG
03-30-2005, 09:26 PM
I kinda went off and did my own thing on this one (after a nasty attempt to recreate Roy Lichtenstein's style).
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v169/fiyog/sketches/view.jpg
photoshop / tablet

element5
03-31-2005, 01:42 AM
Wow ... this is a cool thread. Nice work all..

Here is mine ... 2hours/wacom/photoshop.

http://apache.airnet.com.au/~element5/nice%20view.jpg

Flatuloso
03-31-2005, 02:00 AM
Irony abounds in this thread - I didn't realize Ron's whole perogative was to emphasize the commercialist bent that was taking over the art world. I thought what better way to show that than to have a young lady shopping for a television?

http://www.flatuloso.com/gallerypictures/sotd298.jpg

Pencil & Paper --> Photoshop w/ WACOM, 1.5 hrs.

How the heck did you guys get the dots on your images? All I could manage was the color halftone tool, and that broke everything up into it's primaries (I just wanted to have dots of the original color).

csmallfield
03-31-2005, 02:41 AM
nothing to do with nice view, just an idea that popped into my head.

35 min, PS and Wacom

http://studentpages.scad.edu/%7Ecsmall22/033005.jpg


element5- you nailed it. great work. Best post today.

Robertt
03-31-2005, 04:29 AM
Nice ones so far, everyone. Very good challenge, this theme!

Here's mine:

http://img179.exs.cx/img179/6151/cgtalkdsglookerbyrjt20050dj.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)

wacom / ps elements / approximately 1.5 hours

RobertT

Gord-MacDonald
03-31-2005, 04:34 AM
**edit**
#2

added this new one april 06:
ps 1.5 hrs - ref: comic book

http://cg2020.com/dailysketch/NiceView2.jpg



ps 0.5 hrs

ya I know she should be blonde, sad, and a 1950s-ish teen - oh well...here it is anyway:

**edit**
coloured the face and got rid of the speech bubble




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

Robertt
03-31-2005, 05:35 AM
Here is a second and alternate version of my "Looker" image incorporating a different eye style and several other differences...

http://img16.exs.cx/img16/5096/cgtalkdsglooker3byrjt20054ek.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)

[edit: updated image link]

RobertT

Art2
03-31-2005, 07:39 AM
Very nice work everyone!

Leydecker
03-31-2005, 08:34 AM
Damn,

I *must* participate, somehow. Funky dots everybody.

Cheers

tim

The Damned
03-31-2005, 09:45 AM
Great job (http://69.42.87.214/cgi-bin/ezlclk.fcgi?id=9152) everyone...

However, mine seems to be very un-roy now that I read Flatuloso's note. (Maybe I should have looked into him some more.)

UPDATED: Finished as requested by mybutterflyiris.

Extra 20mins photoshop, MS Paint
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v40/Retro90210/Studio/roy2.jpg

Squibbit
03-31-2005, 10:16 AM
okay who's brad ?

daw
03-31-2005, 10:26 AM
people! very, very nice entries on this thread:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

element5 - man, you are climbing up there!!! very good - but I would skip the parachute on that man
- just to make it more interesting hehe :scream:


maybe I will enter this one later today - ainīt got time no more

The Damned
03-31-2005, 10:53 AM
Squibbit: I'm not to sure but Brad sure does pop up alot. I have a feeling that I've seen him in a few RL paintings and obviously in Master mybutterflyiris' works too.

Will look further.....

Kalorlo
03-31-2005, 12:38 PM
http://www.kellyhouse.force9.co.uk/art/Lichtenstein.jpg

Ugh, got this somewhat finished at last. 3 hrs last night, plus half an hour today.

I originally was trying to do it all with the pen tool, but just couldn't draw the shapes well enough that way. I wanted a better background, but have had enough of it, tbh.

Interesting exercise - it's not something I'd normally do.

NoPancakeMix
03-31-2005, 12:58 PM
the pop art didnt really work out for me :p

about an hour wacom painter 7

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v119/NoPancakeMix/CgTalkNiceView.jpg

element5
03-31-2005, 01:14 PM
element5 - man, you are climbing up there!!! very good - but I would skip the parachute on that man
- just to make it more interesting hehe :scream:

Hehe Thanx I really enjoyed doing this piece..:)

and everyone has done some outstanding work :bounce:

TheShow
03-31-2005, 01:55 PM
Just breaking into the daily sketch forum. The halftone pattern was ok - but I couldn't bear the true yellow/red/blue halftone. This was done in roughly 60 minutes in painter classic with the halftone and letterbox added in photoshop.

jmBoekestein
03-31-2005, 04:15 PM
Blast!!!

I had my exams yesterday and today! Nice adaptation. going to make one for sport. Good entries everyone!

I could kick myself man!:banghead:

Robertt
03-31-2005, 04:19 PM
Another image I made for this thread:

http://img169.exs.cx/img169/3905/cgtalkdsgwhyitsbeautifulbyrjt2.jpg (http://www.imageshack.us)

Wacom / PS Elements / almost an hour

Imageshack.us hosted. Seems that service may have been down earlier. Hopefully all my images displaying okay.

Keep up the great work everyone!

RobertT

mybutterflyiris
03-31-2005, 04:36 PM
The Damned: Yes! You finished! *jumps up and down clapping hands together with glee :) :)

Sagii
04-01-2005, 12:12 AM
nice, you guys did a good job imitating his style..

anim_ziggy: tee hee, I thought of a similar idea. :)

robinayles
04-01-2005, 12:29 AM
I have a cheesy entry I'll post later when I regain access to my FTP site. But I have to know how everyone is getting such great dots? I played around with halftones, and don't like how it came out. Suggestions?

Really great work, everyone!

element5
04-01-2005, 01:38 AM
I have a cheesy entry I'll post later when I regain access to my FTP site. But I have to know how everyone is getting such great dots? I played around with halftones, and don't like how it came out. Suggestions?

Really great work, everyone!

I downloaded my dots off of google, took the dots into photoshop. Defined it as a pattern and then filled the area in that i wanted dotty, then rubbed what I didnt need out. I used a few layers, hope that helps :)

robinayles
04-01-2005, 03:31 AM
Yes, element5 - that helps MUCHO! I've never created a pattern like that before, but no time to learn like the present, huh? Thanks for the tip!


Here is my cheesy, dot-free sketch. Trust me, the dots would have made it ROCK - I'm sure of it! HA HA! PS about 1 hr.
http://www.k-squared.com/great_view.jpg

This turned out to be a really good thread with some good work.

Robertt - I especially love your ladies #1 and #3. But for some reason, #2 looks like a female impersonator to me! :)

Robertt
04-01-2005, 01:21 PM
haha, thanks robin :) i agree - the second one was iffy.
The first and third ones I did are my favorites.
Yours made me laugh!

Congratulations on another great thread folks http://cgtalk.com/images/smilies/clap.gif

RobertT

Gord-MacDonald
04-02-2005, 09:17 AM
okay who's brad ?

check it out:

http://www.lichtensteinfoundation.org/drowngirl.htm

Gord

yonna
04-02-2005, 10:02 AM
Brad is the guy i painted (see 1st page). Too bad i couldnt find any dots on google so i typed the dots...

Gord-MacDonald
04-06-2005, 09:29 PM
Hi guys

If your into vintage comics, check this out: http://www.samuelsdesign.com/comics/

also google on "romance comics" - some very funny (corny) stuff

Gord

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