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MDQ
04-04-2005, 04:30 AM
Carlos Angeli has entered the Master and Servant 2D.

Challenge Page (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/masterandservant/view_entries.php?challenger=7182)

Latest Update: Final Image: Final Image
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115848096_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115848096_large.jpg)

Someone said once, that You never finish a painting. You abandon it.
I agree, so here is my final image.

MDQ
04-04-2005, 05:15 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1112588067_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1112588067_large.jpg)

The title was inspired by a Pink Floyd song. I believe that we live in a society were we all are masters and servants at some level. Even those in higher places respond to someone else or even to their primal instincts.
Even though the song doesnt talk about this, the title made me think about the way somene should run to set himself free. Free from everything. Thats why I decided to represent society/ master, as a mass of hands and flesh grabbing us and pulling us back, so we cant escape.

MDQ
04-09-2005, 11:32 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113085951_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113085951_large.jpg)

Rearranged some ideas I wasnt satisfied with. Now, on to the lineart.

MDQ
04-13-2005, 11:02 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113429741_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113429741_large.jpg)

Final lineart and a couple of close-ups

MDQ
04-13-2005, 11:07 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113430056_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113430056_large.jpg)

first close-up

MDQ
04-13-2005, 11:10 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113430210_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113430210_large.jpg)

second close-up

arkinet
04-13-2005, 11:57 PM
unique concept... love ur line dwg...more...more...:thumbsup:

MDQ
04-14-2005, 02:09 AM
Thanks Arkinet. Stopped by your thread and its looking good. I like the work on the knights armor.

MDQ
04-17-2005, 06:01 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113757260_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1113757260_large.jpg)

Started shading process. This could take a while.

MDQ
04-30-2005, 11:06 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1114898801_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1114898801_large.jpg)

Some progress. Still lots of things to do.

Arc80
05-01-2005, 06:07 AM
Nice, very interesting style. I like the characters and the overall movements and flow. Reminds me of an abtract cubist painting. Keep it coming. Will be checking back for more.

cheers

Adamos
05-01-2005, 10:45 AM
Yo Carlos!

One of the most inspiring styles I've seen lately! Bravo!
You're a true artist in my eyes!

Peace!

Adam

MDQ
05-01-2005, 04:52 PM
Thanks a lot for the positive comments. Started working on the background as well, so Youll probably see some more progress by the end of the day.

MDQ
05-02-2005, 05:12 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115007118_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115007118_large.jpg)

Just added the background. Now begins the process off mixing it with the character.

MDQ
05-02-2005, 05:19 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115007548_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115007548_large.jpg)

Just a zoom.

MDQ
05-03-2005, 03:57 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115089038_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115089038_large.jpg)

Some more work on the background and started coloring the main character.

MDQ
05-04-2005, 11:14 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115244870_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115244870_large.jpg)

Now I sarted working on the lights and the colors to get the mood Im looking for this image.

Arc80
05-05-2005, 07:12 AM
Nice, very nice. Looking good dude. I like the texturing on the background, but you kinda lost that time clock thing which i really like. I guess the next step is to pop out those characters. Will be checking again dude. :thumbsup:

cheers and thanks for dropping by me thread

MDQ
05-05-2005, 10:48 PM
Hi Arc. Thanks man. Not sure what You mean by "time clock thing" but yes, from now on Ill focus on the main character. About the background, Im afraid that some detail is lost because of the resolution, so I guess Ill post some close ups later. See Ya.

arkinet
05-06-2005, 03:20 AM
excellent textures dude!!... mhen i wish i know how to do that... & ur style its weird(in a good way:) ), unique... awesome:thumbsup:

btw, thnx for drping by my thread

andreasrocha
05-06-2005, 09:54 AM
Very nice.

DaVee
05-06-2005, 10:11 AM
Nice color, there's many details on your picture. I like.

David.

MDQ
05-07-2005, 02:01 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115427678_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115427678_large.jpg)

Well, thanks for Your coments. Heres what Ive been up to. More details on the main character. Since the file is too big Ill post some closer shots, so You see what I mean. See Ya.

MDQ
05-07-2005, 02:06 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115428004_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115428004_large.jpg)

First close up

MDQ
05-07-2005, 02:09 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115428181_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115428181_large.jpg)

Well, thats all so far. Ill spend the rest of the weekend working on those hands.

liiga
05-07-2005, 02:20 AM
Awesome style, and I love the idea. The round background element does look like a sundial, but I don't think it's lost at all. One thing that does appear to have become lost is his ankle - it took me looking at the sketches to recognise the foot as its attachment to the rest of the leg is hard to read - at least at this resolution. Maybe a thin highlight, similar to the one you did on the arm, would help?

demonicoz
05-07-2005, 02:27 AM
Definately agree with Liiga mate, brilliant style and all, but the ankle is Def getting lost, your style is really something bro, love those textures. And the roundness gives it immense movement and momentum. Keep it going!!

Check my piece out on :
http://www.cgtalk.com/showthread.php?t=234420
and please dont hesitate to give me feedback. Thanks

MDQ
05-07-2005, 03:17 AM
Hi guys. Ill check the contrast on that ankle later. Thanks for Your support. Ill stop by Your threads too and Im glad You like my style. Im trying something different since I didnt want this image to look like a traditional illustration.

Arc80
05-07-2005, 03:48 AM
What's up dude. I was just talkinga bout the compass thingy on your background, but you brought it back so it looks cool. I really love the effect that you are putting in this. My first interpretation is "Heaven & Hell" transitioning. Your character is trying to break free. My other interpretation is your character is trying to catch up with time (for some reason), hehehe. Anyway, looking good. No critzs on my part. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Finish it already
cheers :bounce:

MDQ
05-07-2005, 02:58 PM
Whats up Arc? Im glad You like the way is developing. I also like the fact that youre trying to make an interpretation of the scene. Ill post some more progress tonight.

MDQ
05-07-2005, 07:21 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115490111_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115490111_large.jpg)

Started the final coloring phase. Now its time to give my eyes a rest. Ill post the final image closer to the deadline.

Arc80
05-08-2005, 11:07 PM
Grab on to the light... grab on before it disappears... :D Dude, i really love that effect. It feels like he is breaking into this force field thing.

AWESOME :thumbsup:

cheers

MDQ
05-09-2005, 01:08 AM
Thanks for the support. Hes actually kinda breaking into something. Hes also disintegrating and becoming one with the light. No freedom comes without sacrifice.

MDQ
05-10-2005, 04:33 AM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115696031_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115696031_large.jpg)

Added some more refinement an details.
Ill probably submitt the final image tomorrow.

MDQ
05-11-2005, 10:48 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115848096_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/challenge/entries/8/7182/7182_1115848096_large.jpg)

Someone said once, that You never finish a painting. You abandon it.
I agree, so here is my final image.

Arc80
05-12-2005, 08:04 AM
WOW... i could definately see this piece printed really big hanging on a gallery. It's simple in design, but there so much personality and content to it. BRILLIANT WORK my friend.
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :applause:

cheers

MDQ
05-12-2005, 10:41 PM
Thanks Arc. Youve turned out to be very supportive. I appreciate it and will be checking Your entry as well. See You on the next challenge.

Arc80
05-13-2005, 08:14 AM
Hey, you've got my support anytime bro. Keep in touch and definately see you at the next challenge.

cheers :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :bounce: :applause:

authentic
05-13-2005, 11:11 AM
I think you'll win the prize of the more strange picture. Anyway the colors are great and I like it :scream:

MDQ
05-14-2005, 02:09 AM
It is actually something different from what Ive done in the past. I guess somehow all this freedom thing helped me to free myself as a painter as well. Thanks

Magnusv
05-14-2005, 10:03 AM
Really out there.But really well done and special.cheers on a nice piece.:thumbsup:

MDQ
05-14-2005, 09:25 PM
Thanks Magnusv

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