View Full Version : CgTalk Daily Sketch 425 "Golly!" (Thursday Entry)
08-04-2005, 01:58 AM
Hey guys I am in LA @ SIGGRAPH so I decided to post the Thursday entry in advance...
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.
* RESOLUTION : The image can have any aspect ratio up to 800 x 600
* 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, unless is it an integral part of the challenge.
* 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.
PS To submit your topic ideas and suggestions go to this thread:
08-04-2005, 10:02 PM
um... "Golly!" thats a scary cave? LOL
photoshop, 15 min.
the days almost over, mabie ill be the only poster and win this by default! LOL
08-04-2005, 11:31 PM
I'm glad my ideas are liked, Roberto :)
"Golly" comes from Monarch of the Glen, a Brit/Scottish series, where a personage had a nickname of Golly. He once got this from when he got intimate with a woman and upon opening his pants she exclaimed ".... golly!"
Oh yes, oh yes, the subject is that naughty. Nah, it's just an outcry of shock, like "strewth!" ;)
08-04-2005, 11:40 PM
so what are you suggesting us to draw? http://forums.cgsociety.org/images/icons/icon10.gifi get the feeling that you want us to...draw...hehe good subject, melikes it .http://forums.cgsociety.org/images/icons/icon13.gif
08-04-2005, 11:49 PM
awsome.:) well i guess my scary cave could warrant a "golly", but mabie i should make a second sketch.
08-05-2005, 12:51 AM
As long as it's not about those strange little black dolls. They freak me out!
08-05-2005, 03:06 AM
Oooo...yes. Perhaps I'm a little naive about the world, but when I googled "Golly" in the image search, those dolls were the majority of what came up in the results...until today, I never would have associated them with that word. Forgive my ignorance...at least I get to learn something new today. :D
Anyone know more about those dolls?
I'll see if I can come up with something for this one...all I can think of is cowboys and the Green Acres series! Ha ha!
08-05-2005, 03:12 AM
"Golly! Thats one big shadow!" Photoshop CS, 1 hour.
08-05-2005, 03:31 AM
First time with daily sketch and first time really working with painter....
20 minutes in painter
08-05-2005, 05:33 AM
Golly!? No idea what this is supposed to mean.
... well, so I looked what the others did :blush:
Gimp, Wacom Graphire 3, about 1h
08-05-2005, 06:37 AM
I'm betting she would say golly.
08-05-2005, 07:04 AM
Nice one Xodibox, I like it. I like yours too, CodeNothing.
Here is mine. I am not very happy with it. I am trying out a new set of tools each time I use Painter and I am trying to speed up as well.
Painter 9, about 90 min
08-05-2005, 05:47 PM
looks good 11th! you may want to use hard edge brushes as much as possible though, the soft edges are overpowering. cool gorilla guy though.
08-05-2005, 06:06 PM
codeNothing, I was wondering which brushes you would suggest. I have only been using Painter for 7 days now and it is the first painting program I have really used. The learning curve is a little daunting for me what with all the sliders and brushes and such. It is hard to know what to pick. I totally agree with you on the soft problem in my piece, I did it with the airbrush tool to try it out.
Any hints to better Painter use would be appreciated from anyone BTW. I am sticking to using Painter until I have it down. I hope to understand the program fairly well by the end of the year. I am planning on doing as many of these DSG sketches as possible during that time for practice
08-05-2005, 07:27 PM
Unfortunatly i have never used painter, i use photoshop. But im sure i can tell you my process and you apply it to painers tools, they realy cant be that different.
So i never use soft edge brushes like airbrushes unless im painting things like atmosphere light, fog, or making a color dodge layer or something. For structure, and sketches, i always use hard edge brushes at different opacitys. Usualy i make the brush flat and angle it like i would a real paintbrush. Heres what it looks like in photoshop...
you can rotate the little brush tool there, and change the opacity. I think a lot of people use airbrush because they think it 'blends' better. But you should do your blending by making a flat color, and then building up the next color with a 20% opacity. The ball on top was a dark purple cercle, then i went over and over it with a lighter color making many strokes that follow the surface of the object. Not only does it make it look more solid, it give it some 'life'.
if you arnt satisfied with the blanding of the hard edge brushes, you can always go back over them with the smudge brush and sharpen tool like the ball below it. (i used a flat speckle brush to smudge with) and it gived you a very 'painted' look.
08-05-2005, 07:29 PM
Thanks CodeNothing, I appreciate the help. :thumbsup:
08-05-2005, 08:38 PM
Photoshop, 20 min
08-05-2005, 09:04 PM
here's my little X-rated pic
I googled "Golly" because I hade no idea what it was and saw pictures of a creepy black doll, and that combined with what the parrot said about golly is a thing you say when you're in chock = my pic.
a husband comes in to see his wife... well u know
PS CS, wacom, don't know how long since I didn't do the pic at once
08-05-2005, 09:05 PM
*The Parrot makes a dash for the bathroom, laughing hysterically
That's just marvelous :)
08-05-2005, 10:48 PM
CodeNothing - Love the lighting on the pic. Awesome job!
Photoshop/Wacom/Ham and cheese sandwich, 1 hr. 30 min.
08-05-2005, 11:59 PM
Amadeus, that's really neat!
Here's mine. Not quite golly, I guess. More like "ah, crap".:shrug:
Photoshop, 40 minutes.
08-06-2005, 04:41 AM
Pipichu, Very nice, I love the natural feel of the media.
08-06-2005, 10:50 AM
I couldnt resist to leave my 2 cent
the Vux: LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL - im speechless ;)
Amadeus001: I like that one- especially the fairy
CodeNothing: nice atmosphere- I def. wouldn´t enter the cave ;)
11thDoor: bit blurry- but cool idea nonetheless
08-08-2005, 02:19 PM
sorry for the late entry...
I drew this in hand and black ink (nankim)
08-08-2005, 02:19 PM
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