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TheFirstAngel
09-05-2005, 07:49 AM
Sacha Angel Diener is entered in the "Spectacular Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/spectacular/view_entries.php?challenger=7815)

Latest Update: Coloring WIP: bye bye timer
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1133913594_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=2888392#post2888392)

AlyFell
09-05-2005, 07:51 AM
Yay! Sacha! Go go go....

duddlebug
09-05-2005, 07:52 AM
Good luck Sacha!!

Isn't this all going to be terribly good fun!

gpepper
09-05-2005, 07:53 AM
Have Fun Sacha ! I hope u will find some cool idea ! :thumbsup:

MichaelZHsee
09-05-2005, 07:54 AM
yayks~sacha~lets ride!
best of luck and looking forward to urs:thumbsup:

Lemog
09-05-2005, 07:57 AM
Sacha... Sacha... Sacha... Sachaaaaa... :scream: hahahaha... so cool to see you here another time, certainly another "good lessons" for us... Best wishes for you mate :thumbsup: :bounce:

Squibbit
09-05-2005, 07:59 AM
Hurrah! Go Angels!






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TheFirstAngel
09-05-2005, 08:01 AM
weeeee! hahaha thanks mates! this is goin to be big fun!!! best luck to you all! ... weee simply tooo excited! :D

Velinov
09-05-2005, 08:06 AM
Hi ya! Good luck!!!:)

coCoKNIght
09-05-2005, 08:09 AM
ole ole! :D

but wait, will you have enough time for this challenge / to sleep?

ace4016
09-05-2005, 08:17 AM
Good luck:thumbsup: . See you on msn (haha, your usually too busy for that).

monsitj
09-05-2005, 08:23 AM
yeah man! 5d5d5d!! good luck and have fun!

Ego
09-05-2005, 09:55 AM
Sacha, go go go

flyingP
09-05-2005, 09:58 AM
give it all dude :thumbsup:

TheFirstAngel
09-05-2005, 10:18 AM
Hahahaha, thanks for the warm welcome! Best of luck to you too, all of u!

http://www.angel3d.ch/content/challenge/spectacular2d/01%20sketch%2001.jpg

Coming up with sum more serious stuff tonight :P go go go mates!

antone-m
09-05-2005, 10:26 AM
hehehehe elefant man hah ;)

NOOB!
09-05-2005, 10:31 AM
hey,hope u lose!!!

:thumbsup:

Joke haha,good luck,and i was amazed people already begun.

TheFirstAngel
09-05-2005, 10:32 AM
hahaha nooob! welcome to the freakshow, we.... missed u ;)

MichaelZHsee
09-05-2005, 10:35 AM
lol,nice going sacha~that is really funny.:scream:gotta crack some idea and sketches tonite~

Squibbit
09-05-2005, 10:41 AM
cool stuff with the elephant man , keep it up, dude :thumbsup:


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artjunkie
09-05-2005, 11:14 AM
Go, Sacha... GO!

Best of luck in this one. I'm sure you'll do great.

Cheers!

MDN67
09-05-2005, 11:16 AM
Good luck sacha, i'm glad to see you

Amida
09-05-2005, 11:33 AM
haha, very funny! Good start :) Good luck, your M&S entry was very beautiful!

crowley
09-05-2005, 12:10 PM
Hey Sacha! Glad to see you there mate :D

calisto-lynn
09-05-2005, 12:17 PM
yaaay!!hello sasha!!!glad to see you!!:D

NinjaA55N
09-05-2005, 12:54 PM
hi there and good luck with another great challenge!

umbrellasky
09-05-2005, 12:59 PM
Yeah! Cool! Good luck with the challenge!!

nebezial
09-05-2005, 01:08 PM
mmm... cofeee...lots and lots of it...that is all i have to say:D

Art2
09-05-2005, 03:11 PM
Good luck Angel!

ArtisticVisions
09-05-2005, 03:22 PM
Another 5D Challenge, eh Sacha? :D
I'll be watching. :)

pushav
09-05-2005, 04:42 PM
Good luck. Make another epic Image!:thumbsup:

W-I-L
09-05-2005, 06:23 PM
can not wit to see what u come up with... loved your stuff last time.. good luck

Arc80
09-05-2005, 07:09 PM
Damn you're fast. Already entered and all, hahaha. I'll be joining you guys really soon.
I guess i have to clean my coffee maker again.

cheers crazy bro :D

kmest
09-05-2005, 07:39 PM
good to see you old eternal padawan learner here again......go rock en roll:thumbsup:

mosconariz
09-05-2005, 07:59 PM
Sacha!

deathfall 3D challenge + Spect 3D + Spect 3D?!

8D!!!

R U completely out of your mind?!

Is good to see you here too!

The elephant man concept is great!!!
hehe

:buttrock:

ROWAN
09-06-2005, 08:16 AM
sacha cant wait to see your idea and good luck

Zephyri
09-06-2005, 12:21 PM
Hey hun! best of luck, not that you'll need it m'dear. Can't wait to see what you come up with!

Rudeone
09-06-2005, 12:46 PM
Hey Sacha, it's been a while, great to see ya:bounce:
I'm sure we're gonna have loads of fun, good luck!, I'll be watching!

walrus
09-06-2005, 03:42 PM
Hey, Sacha, good to see you back. Can't wait to see what you come up with. Good luck...!

-mike

beelow
09-06-2005, 04:24 PM
welocme back, Sacha good luck to ya, holla!:thumbsup:

beelow
09-06-2005, 04:30 PM
Welcome to the 2d section of this challenge good luck to ya sacha, holla!

NOOB!
09-06-2005, 04:34 PM
hurry the hell up.....

i mean...

hurry the hell up....


lol:D

xric7
09-06-2005, 05:33 PM
hi Sacha,:D
let's rock!!

Borro
09-06-2005, 06:03 PM
Hi, glad to see you :). Good luck with this. :thumbsup:

Miyagu
09-06-2005, 07:07 PM
hi there, good luck! :bounce: :bounce::bounce:

Vahn
09-07-2005, 01:20 PM
yo sacha! a lot of work on your plate hehe ... keep juggling and have fun :D :D

fooxoo
09-07-2005, 05:00 PM
:D Cant wait to see what you ll cook :D Good luck :D

TheFirstAngel
09-08-2005, 12:33 PM
thanks for the warm Welcome all! I am actually busy fixing my Machine, my c drive said bye bye so I'm actually busy in trying to save what i can. Hope i can show up tonite with a lil opening, I'm just trying to get my machine back workin again :banghead: :argh: :banghead: so far, see ya later mates :D

coCoKNIght
09-08-2005, 12:42 PM
good luck mate! Hope the damage isn't that bad...

artjunkie
09-08-2005, 08:12 PM
Ooh, computer problems are not fun... I feel your pain. However, better to deal with crap like that now rather than 2 days before the challenge deadline :surprised :banghead:

So, you fix your machine and grace us with artistic goodness soon. Looking forward to seeing what you come up with for this one. :wip:

:beer:

Slav
09-09-2005, 02:29 AM
hey man! glad to see you here. cant wait to see some ideas you are working on. :thumbsup:

calisto-lynn
09-09-2005, 09:46 AM
awww dont worry about it u got plenty of time. cant wait to see what u come up with!! i really love your style!!its a trademark for quality! cheers!!:D

kmest
09-09-2005, 10:27 AM
:banghead: :argh: :banghead:

no wonder,you were using Windows right???:)

Zephyri
09-09-2005, 02:59 PM
Oh now thats just not good! Your machine has obviously been having sympathy crashes with my own... *hugs* Hope you get up and running really soon, I'm missing my main source of inspiration!

ace4016
09-09-2005, 09:49 PM
Get your computer up and running soon, I want to see some work from you. I don't get why so many people have so much trouble with windows, I have never had to reinstall windows or anything.....weird.

kmest
09-09-2005, 10:01 PM
I don't get why so many people have so much trouble with windows, I have never had to reinstall windows or anything.....weird.
try it once and see your PC's deap breath:bounce:

Sacha...comon,,hurryyyy

alexfalchi
09-10-2005, 11:18 AM
Sacha, once again...good luck mate!!:thumbsup:


Alex.

Rudeone
09-10-2005, 11:32 AM
What!? you too? my computer crashed on me too last week, no serious damage luckily.

Hope you fix things soon!

xric7
09-10-2005, 01:38 PM
oh..ur machine...:sad:
hope u back soon.
good luck.

birdybear
09-10-2005, 05:16 PM
Good luck... but it looks like you've got the entire cgsociety already rooting for you! ;)

gardogg
09-10-2005, 08:35 PM
Sorry to hear that about your computer, and that reminds me, I need to get an external hard drive to save all my stuff on just in case of a crash.


Good luck and I agree that you are crazy to enter two challenges! Then again... I have a really cool idea for a 2d entry so... I don't know, I'll see what happens! I may join you in your craziness ;)

beelow
09-10-2005, 09:34 PM
No wondere I have not been seeing any work from ya, good luck with the computer, and i hope to see some work from you soon holla!:thumbsup:

Kyena
09-11-2005, 08:55 PM
Sacha, hope your comp is feeling better soon >_<
Glad to see you again how is our homecountry treating you?
Did your area get hit by the flood too?

AlyFell
09-12-2005, 07:30 AM
Oooh Sacha, I'm sorry to hear about the hard drive exit... We must chat soon! :)

calisto-lynn
09-12-2005, 11:17 AM
dang...i hope that u get it repaired soon. good luck..

pushav
09-12-2005, 11:18 PM
Yeah i had a hard drive burnout also. It sucks. I know you will comeback!

Korline
09-13-2005, 07:21 AM
Hi there, sorry about your drive, that hurts,
I've seen what you can do before, can't wait what you will do with this one,
good luck :)

jddog
09-16-2005, 02:42 PM
:wip: waiting some new about your C/ !
jdd

Katea
09-16-2005, 10:06 PM
Hey Sasha, good luck girl! :)

ogar555
09-18-2005, 12:11 PM
Hey! Good luck! loved "the snakedancer"! :thumbsup:
anxious to see what you'll come up with this time

TheFirstAngel
09-18-2005, 06:07 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127066838_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127066838_large.jpg)

The phrenetic masses cry for blood while the barbarian princess has overtrown romes greatest Fighteress in the circus maximus. the emperor raises slowly his hand that will deciede over the faith of the defeated champion.
Morituri te salutant

TheFirstAngel
09-18-2005, 06:09 PM
weeeee after solving my systemproblems i am back and finally found some time to trow some thumbnails. well wlecome to the arena, the fun begins :D best of luck to everyone and thanks for all the encouragements! finally the fun begins!

TheFirstAngel
09-18-2005, 06:16 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127067402_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127067402_large.jpg)

in times some of the bravest were figthing each other for honor, and Blood drenched the sands of the arena and the shattered bones and broken lances were the singing the symphony of destruction. Sunset, where the last men standing ride towards the final gathering.

TheFirstAngel
09-18-2005, 06:19 PM
actually decieding on the exploring of 1 of those 2... anyone help me decide pls... rome or knights???:bounce:

TheFirstAngel
09-18-2005, 07:44 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127072640_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127072640_large.jpg)

colortest... :)

Rudeone
09-18-2005, 07:53 PM
Woohoo you're back, finally! :buttrock:

Looking good Sacha, I like your concepts, tho I prefer the rome concept.
Keep em coming mate! I'll be back!

TheFirstAngel
09-18-2005, 08:00 PM
weeee, yep, oh dear yeah Rudy, thx! U don't know how i felt when my shitty system went bye bye. Finally started a little slaughter :p good to be back :D

ace4016
09-18-2005, 08:07 PM
Its about time! The knight concept is more dynamic, but I really like the Rome concept (and not just for the girls:p ).

pushav
09-18-2005, 08:24 PM
Finally! Good to see ya posting again.

lotaH
09-18-2005, 08:33 PM
Great Man!!! Good look!!

Great Ligths...as usual!!

beelow
09-18-2005, 08:45 PM
Welcome back sacha, glad to see you back in action, good lookin stuff, I like to see luis royo style work stuff, good luck to ya sacha, will be keepin' up with ya, holla!:thumbsup:

Borro
09-18-2005, 08:50 PM
I see you repaired your machine... and made some cool concepts :). Keep it coming mate.

MichaelZHsee
09-19-2005, 02:01 AM
welcome back sacha~u've been away for awhile~sorry to hear about ur computer though,u've got a 1st nice sketch going already!looking forward for more my friend:thumbsup:

Junpei
09-19-2005, 04:39 AM
hey cool progress so far on the concept 1stangel! the rome one seems to be a more dynamic image, more things going on, but the night concept is also very good and possibly even more 'framable'. i'll keep watching your progress on these,! :)

Arc80
09-19-2005, 06:38 AM
Finally, you showed up!!! hehe, i'm glad the computer prob has been fixed. Awesome and glad you are back again for more crazy fun bro :bounce:
Good start so far. I really love the one where they're riding the horse and about to hit each other or something. Love the angle and the dynamic action of it. I guess the kitties are back :D

I'll be back to see more. My wrist has been hurting lately so i need to take it easy for a bit.
Once it's good, i'm back for more spamming :twisted:

cheers crazy bro!!! show what pixelpushers can do.

Zephyri
09-19-2005, 08:25 AM
Hey m'dear! You finally got some concepts down! I love them both, the roman one is very you, I'd know your style anywhere. But, on first impressions, the knights one grabs me more for it's sense of speed and drama. I'd go with that one, but as my own experience has shown, it's not always the one that's best that you end up going with. But if you played about with the actual instant in the knight one (I'd love to see the moment they actually hit one another, splintering pole, rearing horse etc etc). But anyway you go from here, it'll be great. :applause:

Xillion
09-19-2005, 08:42 AM
oh gosh...it seem I arrived late.Though I did not post an update, I was thinking and sketching about the very same concept (The gladiators one) since a few days...
It's hard to be original here...just when you think you got THE idea...
well, good luck anyway, I like your style!

walrus
09-19-2005, 02:25 PM
Hey, good to see your work again, Angel. Looking good... especially the Roman one. While the knight image has a lot more motion and excitement to it, the Roman one feels more like a "spectacle" to me because of the audience and the Emperor in the stands. Also, it gives you a chance to draw women, which you tend to do very well. So play to your strengths! :-)
Anyhow, either way, good luck!

-mike

W-I-L
09-19-2005, 04:06 PM
thems some fine concepts mate... like were your going with this..

TheFirstAngel
09-19-2005, 04:37 PM
Ace: lol, i know, but talking to squib convinced me its not fun to paint 2 month on a horsea.. uhm. i guess my roman concept is quiet fun and long researches resulted there were women fights at the colosseum. that must have been sorta... yep the s word ;)

pushav: yeah mate, finally m system worx again :)

Lotah: thanks mate!

Beelow: Hahaha, hope its finally an Angel piece and not a Ryo piece but thx anyways and best of luck 2 u 2 :D

Borro; Heheh, 2 lunchbreakconcepts ahead, may your wishes fulfill.

Sh@ke: thanks mate, yeah quiet happy my system works again

Junpei: thats a good point, appart from that rome has 2 other things. first, it offers a dramatic moment when the emperor deciedes over the life of the defeated roman girl, second, if spectacular, wich in my oppinion shall be defined trough the emotional power an event has on the masses, rome was defiantely the place to be. From all game that followed trough time, rome found the essence of what appeales the human masses: bread n games.
Knights were just a repeat of history when i thought about it again and no matter how bloody i'll paint that scene, it wont be half as fun as the one coloseum.

Archie: Weeeeeeeee thanks my crazy Bro! hahaha yeah catfight finally was more fun to me, i gotta admit ..uhm... that was predictable somehow was it :rolleyes: . how you get well soon, hehe, cant wait to see ya get in action and I'll be round to spam a bit as well. keep it up bro!

Zephyri: Hiya Hun! yeah my sweet, finally made it and it was pain, i can tell. hehe, yeah the roman finally made it just started in my lunchbreak with 2 studies sheets and will post em in a few mins. the knioghts got a nice movement but... uhm. i would be aggraid i'd loose the fun in the following weeks too fast. Glad to have u round m'dear, let it rock!

Xillion: oh dear, sorry to hear. yeah its very very hard this time with the topic and i filled heaps of notes n sketches as well. Yeah i feel with you, cuz i know how hard it is to find a nice concept for this. best of luck to you too and thanks anyways :)

Walrus: hey Mike! 100% agree and heheh, may the games beginn. i admit, yeah, its more fun to paint 2 wildcats than 2 knights in armors, and the fun might last longer :rolleyes: hehe, best of luck to you too, and i'm glad u like my way to paint em girls. c ya round soon mate!

Wil: thanks mate!

and now, back in a min with 2 little detailsketches :)

TheFirstAngel
09-19-2005, 04:43 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127148227_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127148227_large.jpg)

lunchbreaksketches part 1 :face studies to get the feeling for the piece a bit... entering the arena :)

TheFirstAngel
09-19-2005, 04:48 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127148484_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127148484_large.jpg)

Lunchbreaksketches part2:
Facial Studies for the Fighters
the best of rome vs. the celtic princess, tonight at the Coloseum.
... just a lil doodle :)

pushav
09-19-2005, 07:43 PM
I put my money on the one on the right.

beelow
09-19-2005, 09:00 PM
AH, those are definitely Angel peices:rolleyes: ,LOL! good sketches man!:D

AlyFell
09-19-2005, 09:51 PM
Oooh, it's great to see those 1stAngel faces looking out at me! I think I'd end up going for the girlies as well! However the sense of action in the charging knights is superb... is there any way of combining the two? It doesn't have to be historically accurate I 'spose.

Morituri te salutant

polybuilder
09-20-2005, 12:26 AM
Great idea, nice doodles too:)

MichaelZHsee
09-20-2005, 01:39 AM
hehe,its a trademark,ur style of drawing girls remains,they have those features that none other can do~nice one sacha,the one on the left seems more powerful~:scream:

Katea
09-20-2005, 07:37 AM
Oh, the one on the left has a too small head ;)
BTW don't you think thet even though they have those princesslike names, they should look more manly? I mean theyre gladiators - it's the matter of life or death out there. I think that in that case they would care more about their muscles than about their looks (as women). I guess you might have been inspired by the Pepsi ad, but in real life the girls would be more musculine ;)

MVDB
09-20-2005, 08:00 AM
As always, pretty cool looking so far! Lovely sketches on those women.
Like the angle too, looking up in the arena. :thumbsup:

Genesisa
09-20-2005, 11:04 AM
hey man, awesome like always you get your self into the image and thats great... i gotta do things like this too. i gotta make few images about ads alone to put them on the image later...
keep like this .. you are great.

kmest
09-20-2005, 12:02 PM
hey sacha,,good designs,,,,Posters this time too,hah??that great...my vote goes for the Cheaks at coluseom....always good to see your type of cheaks around:drool:
:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

birdybear
09-20-2005, 11:25 PM
Sacha: You keep putting out an amazing amount of work! Good for you. So are we betting to see who wins? Hmm, I guess I'll go with the woman on the left. She's just got that... glint in her eyes! Reminds me of me when I'm mad (except without the freckles). PS if they are wearing fur that's cool. Maybe have some dirt on the skin... dried blood (does that sound gross? Probably... but you know what I mean!) snarls... you'll do it I'm sure. always fun to watch your progress

Ducklator
09-21-2005, 12:00 AM
great! exelent idea...:thumbsup: good luck!

xric7
09-22-2005, 01:28 PM
excellent sketch as usual.interesting characters.:thumbsup:
will wait to see more.cheers.:bounce:

TheFirstAngel
09-23-2005, 08:50 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127508646_large.jpg
When the romans captured her in wild and rough britania, the centurion was pleased by her fightskills. To please the people of rome, they decieded to bring her to rome, into the garden of doom, the great arena, to fight for her destiny. In the deepth of the monster, the coloseum, she prayed to her loving godess danu, mother of all being on earth in those last minutes before facing her last moments, to give her strenght and faith in this impossible fight, just to feel the sweet green shires of britania once again under her feet, to stand this final test...

lol, or just: ... dressed to kill, conceptsketch for the celtic fighteress.

TheFirstAngel
09-23-2005, 09:20 PM
Pushav: hahaha lol, bet gladly accepted ;)

Beelow: thanx mate!

Aly: hehe, uhm, whhy i knew ;) we should make a pinupcalender someday together. I'll maybe ad some horseaction, who knows... :)

Polybuilder: thanx a lot mate

Sh@ke: lol!

katea: hi there :) in my expirience, female fighters don't even have to be muscular to be dangerous n deadly, since nature gave them quick and elegant motorics. So i'll work basically with leatherarmors, light and shortblades, so quick and deadly moves quiet much should weight up the masses of male fighters. (what serve you muscles if you are too slow to hit ;))
thanks a lot for the cool inputs. hehe I'll try to make believable fithers as good as i can :)

Michael Motion: thanks a lot, glad u like the basic sketch. am working on 2 alternate poses atm. hope you'll like em

Genesisa: Thanks Jesus, all that in return, keep it up my friend!

Kmest: hahaha yeah, always posters, cuz its fun. uhm, My gurls are happy to hear you like em.

Birdybear: yep, the'll both get sum fancy designed clothes, set dressed by Gianniversacus and Pradaicus ;) hehe fur is on the plan already :) hehe, great points and may flow all into the final piece. and all in return, your style always is great to get lost in it!

Ducklator: thx mate

Xric: heheh, thx mate, here's the 1st glance of an armordesign for the celtic girl.

Squibbit
09-23-2005, 09:21 PM
beautiful pic dude


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AlyFell
09-23-2005, 09:43 PM
She's great! and she's a Celt...! Hmm... inspired here I feel... ;) What by I wonder... ho hum!

Zephyri
09-23-2005, 11:00 PM
Hey hun! Loving all this so far, and glad to see we're going to get a bonafide 1st angel catfight! the character looks amazing, already brimming with her own personality, cant wait to see the roman. Like aly said, very inspiring! Keep up the great work, i'm behind you 100%!

TheFirstAngel
09-23-2005, 11:05 PM
Squib: thank you so much mate!

Aly: :) weee lord of em cuties likes my celtic tigress! weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!

My lovely Zephyri: THank you so much my dear! :) you make me float again in ... celtic roman clouds this time. Well you are my inspiration, always, and I'm 100% behind you too! kick em butts hun!

Borro
09-23-2005, 11:05 PM
Cool fighter you've got there :drool:. Looks both beatiful and mean :P. Keep it up - cool background story too.

element5
09-23-2005, 11:33 PM
Beautiful...:thumbsup:

Korline
09-24-2005, 04:48 AM
sorry, but I don't know what's wrong but I can't see the image only maybe 10% is loading,
so, I'll check back later, cheers :)

ace4016
09-24-2005, 04:53 AM
sorry, but I don't know what's wrong but I can't see the image only maybe 10% is loading,
so, I'll check back later, cheers :)

If the image didn't fully load, press ctrl+F5 and it should load up 100% next time.

jugeras
09-24-2005, 06:11 AM
interesting sketch you got :thumbsup:

HD (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=272206)
AK (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=268960&highlight=abunai)
S&K (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=254188&highlight=santermo)
M&S (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=244161&highlight=jubei)

xric7
09-24-2005, 08:41 AM
cool armour design.love ur celtic warrior a lot.:bounce: :thumbsup:
keep rocking.cheers.:buttrock:

Kamjar
09-24-2005, 09:05 AM
your characters have such a nice style to them. They are beautifull to look at!
the last sketch's pose is great, i really like the armor.

I dont have any crits yet, i will be comin back later, :)
cheers Kam

Vahn
09-24-2005, 09:59 AM
yeah very cool concept ... i love your style ..one can recognize it from miles away :thumbsup:

oh and i put my money on the celtic wabe :D

Rudeone
09-24-2005, 10:26 AM
That's great man! concept is very cool, I'm curious to see how this all would look like in your final piece, give me more hahaha :beer:

MVDB
09-24-2005, 11:21 AM
Great concept indeed, not much left to say, everyone made positive comments and that's what I'll give you to! These women you draw all rock.. :thumbsup: I guess you've drawn so much of these beautifull women now, that you draw them in a sec.? Cool pose on that last sketch btw!

artjunkie
09-24-2005, 11:55 AM
Sacha, your character designs are AMAZING... as usual. I love the way you capture a woman's sensuality and strength at the same time. Gorgeous! I'm so looking forward to seeing more! :love:

Please keep inspiring us fanboys! :D

Cheers, luv!

walrus
09-24-2005, 12:28 PM
Very hot, Sacha! Obviously more of a character/concept sketch than part of the finished work, but you should at some point develop this into a finished painting all by itself! (Too bad the deadline for Exotique is so near... or is it past now, i forget?)

-mike

W-I-L
09-24-2005, 02:11 PM
dham see is fine. kick ass! as always your sketch's rule

gpepper
09-24-2005, 02:23 PM
This sketch really kick an ass ! Mine !
Great work Sacha !

rawgon
09-24-2005, 02:25 PM
Oh! very nice, very sensual warrior girl! looks very cold yet hot, if you know what i mean!:)

cyberarts
09-24-2005, 03:15 PM
i really like the style of your work...

good luck! :thumbsup:

birdybear
09-24-2005, 03:17 PM
once again great expression. are you going to go for a warmer color palette for the finished piece? I am imagining really intense reds and oranges, like fire to compliment the moods... whaddya think?

lotaH
09-24-2005, 03:30 PM
"The phrenetic masses cry for blood while the barbarian princess has overtrown romes greatest Fighteress in the circus maximus..."

Uaaauuu!! Big!

Perhaps could appear in the scene a lion! :bounce:

[]'s
Good Luck!

Neozoom
09-24-2005, 08:34 PM
Thx for your comment my dear :)
Good start anyway :)
Want to see more! I like your style! On top of that already awared

Falcorr
09-24-2005, 08:40 PM
Hot artwork youve got here :thumbsup:

You and poshspice truly know how to make them girlies to look just right.

On with the show. Good luck!

NinjaA55N
09-24-2005, 08:44 PM
ur style is so well known, that even from a thumb I recognize it :) Nice ideas!

Katea
09-24-2005, 09:50 PM
katea: hi there :) in my expirience, female fighters don't even have to be muscular to be dangerous n deadly, since nature gave them quick and elegant motorics. So i'll work basically with leatherarmors, light and shortblades, so quick and deadly moves quiet much should weight up the masses of male fighters. (what serve you muscles if you are too slow to hit ;))
thanks a lot for the cool inputs. hehe I'll try to make believable fithers as good as i can :)

If you say so (especially if you base it on your own experience) I believe you :D
Still watching you :) :thumbsup:

ace4016
09-24-2005, 09:57 PM
the1st_angel[/b]]hi there :) in my expirience, female fighters don't even have to be muscular to be dangerous n deadly,


Bad experience with an ex huh? :D

Arc80
09-25-2005, 04:43 AM
So what are you up to now...hmmm...??? She is looking hot by the way :argh:
Kitty's with sword always works for me. Now i just have to wait what's the final composition. I'm still in favor of the two horse charging each other :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Be back again for more spamming, MUAHAHAHAHA

cheers

Korline
09-25-2005, 06:25 AM
finally can see it, so you going a lttle royo way, I still think you need some background,
very dark to bring her up to focus, love the amont of detail, and the execiution, but still want to see her fall into the darkness... :bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

MichaelZHsee
09-25-2005, 09:32 AM
another good one sacha~:scream:my taste of artwork,hot lady~hehe,keep it coming mate!

KarelWolf
09-25-2005, 01:43 PM
I've been away for a while, came back and saw there is a new contest. Just stopping by to wish you the best of luck. And please never stop creating those sweet honeybunny's:bounce: .

umbrellasky
09-25-2005, 05:05 PM
You have such and awsome style. This is coming along great! I love your ideas so far keep 'em coming :D

pushav
09-25-2005, 07:15 PM
Another good piece! Nice work.

Squibbit
09-25-2005, 09:18 PM
u better finish the piece in good time, whatever u decide to go with, cuz
i know u can do photo quality stuff and i dont wanna see u finish with
some stoopid sketch man



.

SoniaNotRed
09-25-2005, 10:34 PM
Sooooo... let me guess... You like Ancient History? ;)

Good going! :thumbsup:

TheFirstAngel
09-26-2005, 01:08 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127696923_large.jpg
Born in freedom, as a patrician daughter of a general, she followed her fathers wish who desperately wanted a son. from her very young age she showed exceptional high fightingskills and in the tender age of 16 finally found her way into romes hardest school for gladiators.
Blades of fury singing the symphony of death, she was known as the Loiness, the undefeated champion of rome's cruel spectacle, in the name of strength and honor...

Another armor concept, hehe, might add more details...

Katea
09-26-2005, 01:16 AM
That's cool :) BTW I love her face :)

TheFirstAngel
09-26-2005, 01:22 AM
Borro: thanks mate happy you like the concept steps i go. i plan to paint the concepts more detailed, to be real sure of the final composition earlier thios time than i done in m&s... :p

Element5: thanks mate!

Korline: hehe

Snoopy: smart kid. lol.

Jugeras: Thanks mate :)

Xric: Hey crazy Bro. Thx so much! happy you like her, so i hope you like her opponent as well :)

Kajmar: thank you so much mate!

Vahn: hahaha, don't u make me blush, lol. thankees mate!

Rudy: hahaha i got no idea yet, still working on the main composition and am unsatisfied... so i paint a bit on detailstuff to get the things together erm... somehow:p

MichaelMotion: thanx! hahaha wish i was faster, snailraced around on this gurl on my wacom and had almost to remove spiderwebs between the strokes ;) thanks a lot for your nice words :)

Artjunky: glad u like em gurls i paint :) hahaha, lol, me fanboy of u all too :)

Korline
09-26-2005, 01:49 AM
hehe what?
wow you have that detail in your blood, I still think you need some more open shot but man this is hmm hhmm Very Nice, :twisted:

TheFirstAngel
09-26-2005, 01:49 AM
walrus: Hey Mike, thank you so much! uhm, no idea when the exotique was closed, but i took your idea by heart and will finnish both girls as paintings, (lol, if i'll ever finnish one :blush: )i am doin more detailed sketches this time to get the best possible feeling for the scene this time in the beginning.

Wil: thanks mate! thanks a lot!

gpepper: lol, thanks Gilles!

renderwhite: Hehe, yep the english girls... ;) hehe glad u like her

Cyberarts: thank you!

Crystal: Good idea. I'll try work in in the painting i plan for her some torches maybe. Thanks a lot for that great suggestions :)

Lotah: yep, wildcats already are planed, hehe thanks a lot.

Neozoom: THanks mate! I'm just a humble learner and havin my fun along with great friends. thanks a lot too!

Falcor: Hi Juha! weeee, nah, Aly is a class of his own, and my girls look by far not always satisfying to me. Glad u like mine as well! thanks for a hell of a compliment :)

Blaz: THankkes mate!

Katea: hahaha, yeah back in my youth, martial arts school, we had girls in the training too. what can i say, 2Fast n 2furious ;)

Snoopy: lol, hope we discussed that out on MSN. hahahaha. :p

Archie: Hahaha, thanks crazy bro! uhm, stinking about horses eventually. but i'd prefer a more dramatic moment, if i can. hahahah i'll be right over to yours to spam as bit back

Korline: nice points. since those are only detailsketches and armorstudies, i kept em quiet loose. I'll try when i find some time, give them a nice light and polished final touches :D thanks for the constructive crit mate!

Sh@ke: heheh thanks mate!

De Vlaming: hahaha thanks mate! I'll check for yours in a min as well and happy you like my gurls :)

Madalaine: Thanks a lot! hope you have much fun with Pandoras box! keep it up!

Pushav: thanks mate!

Squib! Hahahaha, thanks nah no worries, i have 2 more month to paint that thing. ugh. at least i hope so! :argh: lol yeah, me crumble ack and start painting serious soon!

Sonja: Hahaha, well guessed! thanks a lot, glad you like it!

Thank you very very much for all your encouragements, wish you all best of luck and a lot of fun, you simply rock! keep it up!

TheFirstAngel
09-26-2005, 01:52 AM
Korline: hehehe, thanks! JUST A DETAILSKETCH, NOTHING FINAL :)

Katea! weeeeeeeeee! happy you like her!

Spin99
09-26-2005, 02:29 AM
She looks really great and has an amazingly beautiful face.
Nice dress with armor and weapons. Yes to the lions.
Love the concept :)

MichaelZHsee
09-26-2005, 03:23 AM
hehe,its cool u have regular updates,i'll keep up with ur threads sacha~:scream:makes me wanna do some character sketches as well:)

jugeras
09-26-2005, 04:02 AM
halo... halo... thanks for passing by. your work is really coming along. the babes are interesting. i know the crowd shots will be great. great liberties with the roman costume design. i know your gonna preserve as much roman design as possible.

will be back. great progress:thumbsup:

HD (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=272206)
AK (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=268960&highlight=abunai)
S&K (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=254188&highlight=santermo)
M&S (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=244161&highlight=jubei)

dydx
09-26-2005, 04:39 AM
Amazing rendering of the face. I look foward to seeing this image as you start detailing the rest of the Lioness's body

OrO
09-26-2005, 06:43 AM
big fan of luis royo?

beelow
09-26-2005, 08:23 AM
Nice costume design, like it alot, be back soon!:thumbsup:

coCoKNIght
09-26-2005, 08:43 AM
awesome work mate! what you call concept sketch i call finished work :scream:

artjunkie
09-26-2005, 10:46 AM
Another awesome design! Wow!:eek: I really am amazed with your costume design... that's something I know I struggle with, coming up with a wardrobe that embodies elements of the character's persona. You do it beautifully! :thumbsup:

Looking forward to seeing more...

Cheers!

angwafalmar
09-26-2005, 11:57 AM
Wow, this is getting better and better :D Can't wait to see the final image :)

xric7
09-26-2005, 02:02 PM
wow!!yes,her opponent is realy look great.love her story and design a lot.
can't wait to see them in the coloseum.:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

Rudeone
09-26-2005, 03:26 PM
great character Sacha!

umbrellasky
09-26-2005, 03:34 PM
wow! Very cool character! This is really looking fantastic :)

rattlesnake
09-27-2005, 12:09 AM
Wow, this is simply amazing, i like your sketches, youre a great artist friend:bowdown::bowdown:

your work is one of my favorites , so keep rockin!

Arc80
09-27-2005, 02:04 AM
So your little Kitties got an upgrade and now is a LIONESS (my vampires can still beat them you know, hehehe). Come on, put a scene already. I really like her armour and as usual, your girls always looks hot :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

hurry up with the scene :argh: :p

cheers bro

Ego
09-27-2005, 03:11 PM
I love this champion. She looks so young and vulnerable, which makes her strength a big suprise advantage. Good going friend.

Kyena
09-27-2005, 03:17 PM
oh good googly moogly..I wanna be like her when I am grown UP :D

Looking fantastic Angel - as always.
Btw - Swiss CGTalk Meeting? are you going to be there? :D

NinjaA55N
09-27-2005, 04:04 PM
u really know how to do it... she has a really pretty face, I just wish that her pose would be more dynamic, even if she's still. but her face... o yea :D

Lemog
09-27-2005, 04:07 PM
Korline: hehehe, thanks! JUST A DETAILSKETCH, NOTHING FINAL :)

Katea! weeeeeeeeee! happy you like her!
a detail... :eek: I can just keep this detail, no prob... :scream: A W E S O M E.... I can't imagine the final issue... :thumbsup:

kmest
09-27-2005, 06:31 PM
owwwwww......hey sacha,,,,this chick give me some ^$%&*#....sweeeett...:love: :love:

great job on coloring,,,specialy and specialy the Head..it's realy goooooodd job mate,,,always expect to see Great things from U......Keep it Up:thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:







always Loved Your Type of Girls:)

alexichabane
09-27-2005, 06:40 PM
Great job on the latest concept, I think it is the strongest so far. I like the character's pose and the armour design is really cool. Best of all the face is subtle but expressive. Look forward to seeing your progress. Alexi

Slav
09-27-2005, 07:20 PM
again with the fan base :P

the work is comming allong wonderfully i just want to see more. :) kind of reminds me of a luis royo heavy metal cover... :)

Vectorius
09-28-2005, 08:51 AM
Good job Sacha! i like this character, as always you did a nice female and lovely character!:love: i love her!:) . so, i can tell you more about your stuff, just want to see more.. i'll come back see your next update. see yaaaaa.

W-I-L
09-28-2005, 08:56 AM
thats a really nice character sketch.. face is excellent.. and can feel power from her

Djampa
09-28-2005, 02:12 PM
Hi there man!
I see your style is consistent as always!

As you say: "boost your nitros !!!"

Will keep track buddy.
I am busy at my 3D short movie now till february 2006 hehehee

See ya,

Zephyri
09-28-2005, 03:43 PM
Hey sweet... looks like you're really finding your feet with this now, I'm envious!! Absolutely adore that last sketch, so much power in her stance and her features... I really don't know who I'd root for now, they are both strong, independent women... and next time we talk, remind me to email you a couple of music tracks that might help inspire you for the celtic girl! Love though, keep turning out the magic hun! :love:

LordDubu
09-28-2005, 03:54 PM
I LOVE her face! Reminds me of Milo Manara's work.

Consider me subscribed.

angel
09-28-2005, 04:07 PM
looking good. It definately has a Luis Royo feel to it which is a good thing IMO.


AlyFell
09-28-2005, 04:32 PM
Aahh! You're in your element now Sacha! Hehheh! She's jolly nice!

Borro
09-28-2005, 09:24 PM
She looks kinda nobel :) and very very hot :drool:. I just can'y wait to see even moooore :). Keep it up mate.

BaronImpossible
09-28-2005, 09:38 PM
Nice face and armour. Not sure about the torso anatomy, looks like her rib cage is too low.

Fahrija
09-28-2005, 09:39 PM
Oh dude,

she´s so beautiful. I´m really curious how the environment around her will look like.


[echt super!]:thumbsup:




fahrija

Korline
09-28-2005, 10:03 PM
just stop by to check on the progress :thumbsup:
she is pretty hot :D
cheers

alexfalchi
09-28-2005, 10:31 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127696923_large.jpg
Born in freedom, as a patrician daughter of a general, she followed her fathers wish who desperately wanted a son. from her very young age she showed exceptional high fightingskills and in the tender age of 16 finally found her way into romes hardest school for gladiators.
Blades of fury singing the symphony of death, she was known as the Loiness, the undefeated champion of rome's cruel spectacle, in the name of strength and honor...

Another armor concept, hehe, might add more details...

Just I love !! really nice girl Sacha!! u're roking!!
I'll wait for more!!:thumbsup: :thumbsup:


Alex.

mosconariz
09-28-2005, 11:12 PM
Another angel's chick!

Great Job! :buttrock:

the armor is great :bounce:

TheFirstAngel
09-29-2005, 12:04 AM
Spin 99: thanks a lot mate! glad ya like the sketch!

Sh@ke: hahaha lol, i try so... got much pressure in the studio atem, so i'm just doin what i can. hahaha, what cha witing for, your characters kick ass! go go go.

jugeras: hello mate! yeah i'm still playing with the style, and my updates dont go as fast as i'd like to but i keep pushing... :p thanks for your visit mate, happy you like my sketches :)

dydx: thanls a lot! i'll do that as soon as i find time to continue pait on her a bit. hehe, too many things cooking... ahrgh. lol, I'll update the 2 as soon as possible. keep up your great work too, and be nice to your kitty ;)

Oro: course, he's one of my fav. contemporary traditional artist.

Beelow: thanks mate! I'll check yours next too :)

Fabian: thanks mate! hahahaha, kei seich! nöd übertriebe! :p just scribblin and havin' sum fun!

TheFirstAngel
09-29-2005, 12:51 AM
artjunky: tjanks a lot mate! well i always try to relate costumes with function and personality, researched a bit in different sources to get impressions of the era and then let my fantasy flow. Happy you like the result :bounce: keep up your great work too!

Aleks: thanks a lot! cant wait to see you bringing your godess to life as well! keep it up!

Xric:Thanks a lot mate! hahah colosseum is upcoming in a few mins, i worked on a possible angle. hope you'll like it!

Rudy: thanks mate!

Madalaine: Thanks a lot, glad u like her!

Supersnake: uhm, not as great as my chaos i have usually :p your concept rox kick ass and you are really a fantastic artist, keep on rocking mate!

Archie: hahaha lol, yeah bro, they are about to grow up hahaha vampy gurls? looks like we're goin to have our next mini soon to clear that ;)

Queensoul: Thanks a lot Madame! yeah, i wanted to have still female mainactors, elegant and sensual, and deadly. Makes it more interresting than 2 heaps of flesh crushing each others skulls... :rolleyes: happy you like the concept, godspeed and keep it up too Queeny!

Kyena: Good god, the Chocolate Queen pays me a visit! weeeeeee! Looking forward to our swiss cg talk meeting this is going to be fun! how could i miss that!?! hahaha glad u like my concepts. Enjoy Athens Sun, hope chattin 2 u soon and either way, llokng forward to a fun and great meeting! :bounce:

TheFirstAngel
09-29-2005, 12:52 AM
Blaz: hehe, erm... thanks a lot mate! i'll propably go for 2 paintings after the challenge, one with the Roman girl and one with the Celtic. and eventually a short comic, since i have a full story of them in my mind wich starts bugging me... :D

Lemog: Ah le Roy des noixementes;)! Merci beaucoup mon ami! glad you like my sketch! keep on rocking, and keep it nuts!:buttrock:

Kmest: hahah thanks mate! well erm... the head is the part i spent most of the time with to get her right, the rest is just... uhm, shodly placed. course, just raise the pressure ;) lol, keep up your fantastic work as well! go go go Reza!

Alexichabane: thanks a lot mate! happy you like her. she's just part of the concept i'm working on at the moment. hope i make it to bring it all together nicely...

Slav: hey ol friend, thanks a lot! hehe, erm, wish i could do a heavymetal cover someday. always admired those cool works. well some day, who knows...

Fiolka: Hahaha, thank you so much! see ya soon my friend!

Wil: thank you mate! glad ya like her :)
Djampa: Boa noite there :) hahaha, thanks a lot, I will as soon as i got this modelling worx i gotta do from my desk. it's killing me to not have nuf time cuz of work and too many ideas for my 2d and 3d here and erm... ahrgh. lol, nitros loaded and ready to unleash as soon as i can :p link to your 3d movieproject? looking forward to see your progess! keep on rocking my friend and wish you fun and inspiration with your new project! see ya soon!

TheFirstAngel
09-29-2005, 12:53 AM
:love: my beloved Lady Zephyri:love:: Hiya Hun! No need to be envious my sweet, you make it always to amaze me and i'm glad you like my latest sketch. looking forward to the sounds of celts :)
keep up your magic as well my dear, my inspiration and my light! Keep on rocking Luv!

Lord Dubu: thanks a lot mate! Milo is a hell of a gurlpainter/comic artist and i take this as a huge compliment, thanks!

Snows: Erhmmmm, Luis Royo, feel me? naaah, far from there, and that level but thanks a lot mate!

Aly: hahah so you are! hehehe, you and your ubercute cuties! glad u like my gurl here :)

Borro: thanks a lot mate! hope i won't disappoint you!

Simon: thank you very much for the constructive crit. well i was happy with her face and was like i don't wanna mess up the feel so i thought i'd post it, just like it is. I'll take her on the next painting session under observation of anatomical flaws. thanks for the tip keep up your great work mate!

Farija: Thanks a lot mate! hab grad etwas kollosseum gekriztelt fürn POV. hoff Du magsts. :) hau rein!

Korline:Thanks mate!

Alex Falchi: Ciao Amigo! grazie mille! :)

Mosoloco: thanks a lot my friend!

OK, AND NOW FOR A LITTLE SKETCH, TRIED TO FIND AN ANGLE FOR THE COLOSSEUM BACK INA SEC....

TheFirstAngel
09-29-2005, 12:56 AM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127955387_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1127955387_large.jpg)

tried to find a nice angle and am quiet pleased with this one... what do u think?

Spin99
09-29-2005, 01:58 AM
:drool: :drool: :drool:

Heh? I thought you were a girl until I saw your pic :surprised

Any case your girls ARE amazing.
Cheers mate.

Go Angels Go!

MichaelZHsee
09-29-2005, 02:09 AM
yeah~dig this angle,simultaneously dynamic and dramatic!awaiting for more~:thumbsup::thumbsup:

Arc80
09-29-2005, 02:43 AM
Yeah, finally, WOOHOO. The angle definately looks dynamic and i can picture where the characters is or are going to be. Those crowds of people will definately add on to the feeling of spectacular-nessss :D It needs a foreground element though...unless, the characters are part of the foreground. Well, i'll wait and see what you're cooking up next.
AWESOME BRO and keep it coming...more...more

cheers :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Korline
09-29-2005, 05:14 AM
damm finally, I thougth I'll never see that, very good shot,
I think I see what you trying to do, the only thing I would pull back so it's not so framed, I mean little loose on the sides but you'll need a bit more room for that cause you whant the focus on her and the gate behind her, well at least that's what I'm thinking, the angle is perfect, great work Angel, cheers
:applause: :love: :twisted:

rattlesnake
09-29-2005, 09:58 AM
man this sketch is really impressive, i like the concept of all of it, very cool mate..

angwafalmar
09-29-2005, 11:30 AM
Love the angles and perspective. I'm really looking forward to see the coloring :)

Amazing job!

R-K
09-29-2005, 12:54 PM
the arena sketch is nice. I'd put the rest of the stadium into dark shadow and direct light hitting to that.. balcony thing. Might be cool contrast that way, and a real eyecatcher!

korayarts
09-29-2005, 02:17 PM
hi my bro.....l like your sketch and consept......good luck.........

umbrellasky
09-29-2005, 03:41 PM
WOW looking good! Nice work, I love the angle and perspective, I'm looking forward to seeing this develope :D

Squibbit
09-29-2005, 03:47 PM
excellent, carry on




.

Fahrija
09-29-2005, 04:05 PM
Hey Sascha,
yep! That´s a cool perspective. I allready can see the emperor holding the thumb down for final kill. :D


Maybe I would consider to show the defeated enemy lying on the ground somewhere. (somebody/thing strange or evil maybe)? And don´t forget the blood.


[Das wird richtig gut! Wenn die Farben wie in "Gladiator", "Ben Hur" oder "Indiana Jones" aussehen, kann einfach nichts mehr schief gehen. :thumbsup:]



fahrija

zpapageo
09-29-2005, 04:15 PM
Great sketches. I cant wait to see how this turns out. I love your character designs.

dydx
09-29-2005, 09:41 PM
Nice Perspective Sacha.

I'd recommend however to keep the focus on the Lioness Gladiator and just gesture that the arena is in the background.

You're work thus far looks great!!! I am so inspired by so many good illustrations.


--Take Care

Spin99
09-29-2005, 10:05 PM
I think your piece is going to be emotionally charged.

It's tough to handle that such preety girls are fighting in the ring as it is :D
Imagine a thumbs down on top of that?
I wouldn't handle it :D
Nooooooooooooooo...

Not even a Roman emperor would do that?
Sheesh you're wasting all the beef throwing it at the lions like that :D

dydx
09-29-2005, 10:18 PM
Hey guys,

You know that historically speaking, the thumbs down from the emperor meant let the gladiator live, was synonomous to put your sword down.

The thumbs up meant kill the gladiator, was synonomous to go for the jugular. The crowd evidently would be chanting with their thumbs pointed up, screaming at the top of their lungs, "JUGULARIS"

Of course the way it is percieved now is the machinations of Hollywood......why confuse the viewers.

;)

--Cheers

alex.h.
09-30-2005, 05:58 AM
hi my friend, great to see you in action again,the consept is great and hope to se some more sone. see you and have a great weekend, and ofcourse :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

alexfalchi
09-30-2005, 10:32 AM
keep roking my friend!!:thumbsup:

Alex.

Vectorius
09-30-2005, 10:36 AM
so i see what you're going with your girl now. keep goin', i think that's goigng to be a very good picture!:thumbsup: update updat update!! pleaaase.:)

Elsie
10-03-2005, 09:27 AM
Nice idea, definitely fits the "Spectacular" theme. I love the character design for the girl - the helmet is great! I love the colours you're using on the armour -the desturated, shimmery golds looks great with the navy. She reminds me of someone, but I can't think who. Can't wait to see her added into the scene ^_^

MDN67
10-03-2005, 10:45 AM
very good sketch with a big potential, good work

Tatsumasu
10-03-2005, 12:40 PM
Hey Sacha nice Sketch, with a beautyfull perspective. Hope you will bring us soon a nice update. I Like your drawing technic you have a god hand with nice movings.

:bounce:

Und sowieso mis änglisch isch halt vorallem schriftlich nöd unbedingt bestens. mer chan halt kei händ und füess benutze. Uf jede Fall chunnts mega, bin scho rächt gspannt ufs resultat. Hoffe du wählsch die Variante mit beidne Gsichhter im Shot isch glaub idrücklicher als di ander Variante.

Also bis Bald emal, sött ja scho lang emal wieder verbiluege.

:bounce:

all the Best Dude an keep the House rocking :buttrock:

CYA Tatsumasu :buttrock: :bounce:

MasonRoberts
10-03-2005, 05:58 PM
Ohhhh very 'Gladiator' like! I love it so far!!:)

TheFirstAngel
10-03-2005, 10:38 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1128379085_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1128379085_large.jpg)

composition test... just another doodle, searching for the right feel. less dramatic but more movement the moment the 2 oponents face each other. just a test. lol, still searching...

TheFirstAngel
10-03-2005, 11:21 PM
Spin: hahahaha lol, yeah mate not the first time that happens. hope ya not disapointed i'm a guy paintin gurls. ;) It's tough to handle that such preety girls are fighting in the ring as it is
Imagine a thumbs down on top of that? aaaaahrgh! *hahahha, maximus the mercyfull* erm. yeah thats exactly the sort of scene i have in my mind, tried here an alternaete scene with more movement, just for the manner of spectacularity. trying the more intimate solution as well i'm actually working on 2 possible poses... so stay tuned mate! :thumbsup:

thanks a lot anyways :D

Shake: small update. whatcha think about the scene?

Archie: hahah yeah course mate. i tested 3 possible solutions i am still playing with the other ones, 2 poses, girls fighting on the foreground and 1 of em defeated asking for the crowds mercy. this one was tonights sketchings result, just an attemp of bringing the knioghts dynamics and the gladiator scene together. sort of the "smashing meeting" ;) still sketching, just a test :)

Korline: Hiya Mate! glad u liked the background. goin to play a bit more and about giving the scene a bit more room: 100% right. going to try finding a solution for that as well. great points and I'll keep working on that. thanks a lot!

Supersnake: thanks mate! Happy ya like it!

Aleks: Thanks a lot! cant wait to trow em colors too, still trying to find a base for a nice painting... once i found the concept to o for ... oh dear. lol. still searching :rolleyes:

Ranath: thanks mate. i tried a bit a darker all over, propably will work in the blueish ambience (gi) with some vivid late afternoonsunlight (soft shadows, warm mainlight), since this is the final game, that lightsetup offers... thanks for the nice inputs.glad u like the draftsketching :)

Koray: Hey bor! thanks a lot! Best of luck to you too!

Madalaine: thanks a lot! keep it up too! Unleash the powers of that one box :D

Lord Squib: lol, thanks mate, I'll try. nice new face of urs, so thats how you look like without makeup? :p

Farija: Hahaha thanks mate! bout a defeated gurl, yep its on the plan, but i still trouble with hurting the gurls. and, yeah, hahah the actual shot offers a nice bloodtrial and some teeth up in the air, hope i'll get that monumental feel right. Moscito ergo brumm... :p uhm. oder so

Zanne: thanks mate!

TheFirstAngel
10-03-2005, 11:22 PM
dvdx:Thanks a lot. wow. good point. thats how i done it in Snakedancer, letting certain parts loose to let the eye make the rest. trying to find a nice compo and my pen already cries for another poster thing. atm: testing. the colloseums contrasts will be fading towards the horizon anyways, haze n stuff. i feel honored my sketches inspire you. unfortunately i don't have as much time for the challenge as i wish i had. anyways i hope i can make it to make a good work :) thanks a lot and take care too.
The thumbs up meant kill the gladiator, was synonomous to go for the jugular. The crowd evidently would be chanting with their thumbs pointed up, screaming at the top of their lungs, "JUGULARIS"

Of course the way it is percieved now is the machinations of Hollywood......why confuse the viewers. great info, thanks a lot. to keep the moments trill i'll try to keep the thumb horizontal, so that should give the emotional power i hope to achieve. hahaha bout hollywood. yeah there's no busuiness like showbiz right? its a comon thing humans help stories in illustrating them a bit more spectacular, having almost caught suuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuch a fish ;)

Alex H.: hope ya had a nice weekend too mate. I'll be in UK in dec/jan somewhen, planing to go celebrate with u and the UK fellas. hehe. had a busy weekend, and uhm no time to do silly things :( lol. so here we go again, see ya soon my friend!

Alex F: Thanks! you too ol friend!

Fiolka: hahahaha yeah i hurty already! lol, just a quick doodle, scene 1 of 3. trying! :bounce:

MDN: Thanks mate!

Tatsu M. Asu! hahaha Thanx Bro! Postersolution is an alternative i play with atm. epic pic again, cinemaposters... loved those, always. who knows! lol, mis änglish isch nöd so viel besser, hehe, was meinsch wieso so viel Smileys ;)

Mason: Lol, thanks. yeah i been watching that movie countless times while i'm sketching, same with ben hur and others of the genre. part of it. i also surfed the web for infos, scientific background, to get all possible infos before i start with the linearts.

THanks for your great inputs, your help and encouragements. you all rock, best of luck and keep it up!

MichaelZHsee
10-04-2005, 02:34 AM
yeah i think the scene looks pretty chaotic,i like the gal that do the flip,u've got the movement there~it think it would look even more dynamic if she's flipping closer to the camera,a tighter shot of her perhaps?:scream:

TheFirstAngel
10-04-2005, 02:47 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1128437234_medium.jpg (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1128437234_large.jpg)

... just a lil sketch cleanup and sum colors :)

ArtisticVisions
10-04-2005, 02:48 PM
H... O... L... Y...
C... R... A... P!!! :eek: :applause: :thumbsup:

Utter genius concept, Sacha (you can tell I've been gone too long from your thread :rolleyes: ). Your character designs are grand as always (lovely-looking "gladiatess" you have there :D ) and your scene composition/perspective is second to none.

Keep it up. :)

makaron
10-04-2005, 02:55 PM
Action... :eek: I get an inpulse to dust of my screen when I look at your image... :applause: they fight so the dust is whirling

TheFirstAngel
10-04-2005, 07:30 PM
Shake: this is 1 of 3 compositions i work at, atm. hehe, yeah i know its quiet crowded, but i tried to catch the movement in it and tried bring the horse powers into the arena i had in the knights concept... uhm... lol, still thinking :rolleyes:

Artistic Visions: thanks for that hell of a compliment! thaks a lot!

Makaron: heheh weeee. thankees. lol, i better clean sum dusk of my desk then ;) glad you like the concept :)

W-I-L
10-04-2005, 07:36 PM
now there is some colour on it the composition looklms great... love your chracter.. kick ass bitch! Knowing your last entry this will turn out to be great

Arc80
10-04-2005, 07:39 PM
Hehe, thanks for sparing me the time to hunt for your thread :D
Definately love the action bro! it adds a lot of energy and the feeling of entertainment. I do agree with SH@KES though about maybe moving the kitty who's doing the back hand spring a little more towards the camera. That will make it more dynamic and insanely WICKED. Almost like pushing the audience back to move out of it, hehehe.
Keep it up crazy bro :thumbsup: :thumbsup: This is another movie making feel to it and hurry up with the colours :twisted:

cheers

rattlesnake
10-05-2005, 12:30 AM
looking very nice my friend...u have a lot of skill with drawing, cant wait to see the final version for this great entry ..:bounce:

cyberarts
10-05-2005, 02:06 AM
I like the way your work is goin'. It's looking good. I can't wait to see the final result. It's gonna look great Ican feel it!

Good luck!:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Korline
10-05-2005, 04:49 AM
and again I only see half of the image, It is very anoing,
gonna have to check this at work, just think your camera is to close, but I can't really say this till I see whole image, sorry, :shrug:
cheers, iea is awsome :thumbsup:

and thanks for stoppng by :love:

Lemog
10-05-2005, 05:21 AM
Now you have a great dimension in your concept... really... perfect motion :thumbsup:

Squibbit
10-05-2005, 05:29 AM
can't see from the sketch if it is that way, but how about putting of those
chariots with them scythe blades in the wheels in the pic, with a warrior
just having jumped over one such blade , narrowly saving herself.. ?


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Atris
10-05-2005, 05:54 AM
Hi! Very good angle! I like it! And only one. It seems to me that you should turn the sculpture is on the nearest column back to viewers. And I think that the sky must be more tranquil, that will create contrast with the horror making on the arena! Excuse me for my English!! Good luck!

Donsam
10-05-2005, 06:01 AM
I dig yur style!:buttrock: ..the latest ones coool..love the angle youve captured..Keep it up!:thumbsup:

arLutiK
10-05-2005, 08:55 AM
wow Sasha

Awesome work like always, just by the colors I knew it was you, great work :thumbsup:

gpepper
10-05-2005, 09:03 AM
Amazing sketch again ! Your sketches look like a final image in progress...
Great !

:applause: :applause:

aoisabaku
10-05-2005, 12:25 PM
I love gladiators!! :bounce:
Can't wait to see more. The colors rock also!

xric7
10-05-2005, 06:58 PM
wowowow!!amazing battle scene!!realy cool dynamixxx.:drool: :drool: :drool: keep it up,buddy.:bounce:
will turn to spam if i'm still alive.cheers bros.

BaronImpossible
10-05-2005, 09:07 PM
Nice action, good dusty colour palette too. Personally I'd go for a more dramatic angle, slightly exaggerated perspective, with the woman falling right into the "camera", and viewpoint more vertical than it is at present. Look forward to seeing more.

walrus
10-05-2005, 10:27 PM
Hey, Sacha, I've been out of it for a little while so I hadn't seen your newest layout. That just rocks! Great action in it! I liked the earlier one, but you've really topped yourself.... Can't wait to see you flech out this one (and with you, flesh out is most definitely the appropriate expression! ;-)

-mike

SoniaNotRed
10-05-2005, 10:42 PM
Wow, man! :eek:
That's impressive!

In the words of Mortal Combat:

"FIGHT!!"

:D

Hmmm... I just realized that arena is just the kind of place for my avatar!

Rudeone
10-05-2005, 11:00 PM
looking very cool Sacha, I like the angle of it.
This is gonna be one awesome chaotic chickfight YEAH!!

kmest
10-06-2005, 07:47 AM
:applause: :applause: :applause: finaly ,,,sacha's girls starts to Fight....thats the first good news i saw after max bought maya:bounce: ...

anyway,,,..the very good scetch as always,, i like the action and scence of it,,,keep god working man:thumbsup:

FINISH HER

pushav
10-07-2005, 03:14 AM
I like the angled perspective on this concept.:thumbsup:

TeemuR
10-07-2005, 10:21 AM
Hi Sacha! Your composition looks really decent! Nice flow/rhythm and even many things are pointing to the top left corner the focus still keeps in the place of action. Nothing constructive to give you... Just enjoying the show... ;)

Keep it up, mate! :thumbsup:

GonzaloGolpe
10-07-2005, 11:39 AM
Good luck with your proposal. Good and well-balanced composition.:thumbsup:


Zalo

Elsie
10-07-2005, 12:43 PM
Looking really good Sacha! I love how dynamic this piece is, theres so much motion. Look forward to seeing more detail :)

TheFirstAngel
10-07-2005, 03:47 PM
http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/10/7815/7815_1128700033_large.jpg
Thisw wont have to do anything with the painting i'll go for except i needed a bit distance. Propably will be part of the comic (if i'd do one) of the story here. I already noticed a strong simularitiy to Linda's "Spoiled" so i wont use this angle anyways, but i just painted straigth ahead without refs, and sorta liked it, so i thought i'd post it just for erm... fun :p
now back to some other sketches...

gardogg
10-07-2005, 04:01 PM
You scared me. I thought you were changing your concept AGAIN! Very nice sketch and I'm looking forward to more progress on your fight scene!

TheFirstAngel
10-07-2005, 04:18 PM
WIL: Thanks a lot, lol, yeah, hehe, still trying to find a better angle. More kick ass that way :p

Archie: HAhahaah king of spam, so i eased your hunt? lol. glad youlike my 1st attemp, i'm still unhappy with the angle, but i had to take a bit of distance to get clearance, i painted and failed countless times on repainting or finding a better angle. trying to find something wicked... ahrgh:argh: i still hurry! weee! thanks for encouragements bro!

Supersnake: thanks a lot mate! welll, wish i was more constant or whatever, i had 2 days of getting nowhere and so i just tried to do something completely different. thanks for jumpin in mate!

Cyberarts: Hi Aline! Thanks a lot for encouragements! Goin to check your great dragonslayer next, looking forward to your progress too :)

Korline: Hehe, yeah sometimes web can be pain. try hold ctrl while clicking refresh, maybe that helps next time :)

Lemog: thanks Laurent! Glad you like the direction :)

Lord Squib: Scythe blades were on the sketch but forgot highlight them. great point and on the next sketch i'll show em :) thanks a lot mate!

Artis: You're right, the sky royally sucked on my last sketch, was supposed to make a decent sky while i just hurried too much and ended up in a mess. Thanks a lot for observation, thankfully taking your points on my list for my next update!

TheFirstAngel
10-07-2005, 04:19 PM
Donsam: Thanks! glad you like it :)

Arlutik: Hey Gerard, ol friend, hehe, glad you like it! lol, yeah my colors way too often jump out of the same basecolorsets... cant get away from that :blush:

Gpepper: Weeee, thanks. Well it was just a try, and i didn't like it enough to go for it, but at least i found 1 possible direction. still a bit time to find something i feel happy with... uhm... so much work :argh:

Aosabaku: Thanks a lot!

Xric: Hey Thitipon! lol, wait I'll spam rtight back :p lol, thanks for the visit!

Baron Impossible: Thanks for trowing your sharp Eye on my shodly sketch. all points you mentioned on my list, there's so much i still need to learn, and I'm very thankfull for your crits, since they are a huge help. Thanks a lot mate!

Walrus: Hiya Mike! hahahaha lol, good one. yeah, still working on the composition. glad you like my approach :)

Sonja: Hey thanks! hehe, nothing to add to that! "lets rumble"! ;)

Rudy: hahahaha yeah, chaotic quiet much describs me atm. :p still confused...

Kmest: hahaha uhm yeah that one hit like a bomb. yeah yeah, understood! lol, *crumbles back to paintem gurlies*

Pushav: Thanks mate!

TeemuR: :) thanks a lot mate! still searching for the "one" shot. keep on rocking too!

Gonzalo: Thanks mate!

Elsie: thanks a lot!

Well, back here later with a real update, actually trying to get my composition right. this piece is killing me...

Best of luck to you all and thanks for your continious help and encouragements! you all rock :buttrock:

umbrellasky
10-07-2005, 05:15 PM
wow awsome concept!! Sorry for not replying sooner. I like this new painting too, beautiful rich colours.

Thanks for the support in my thread I look forward to seeing more work on your idea. :)

makaron
10-07-2005, 05:16 PM
nice of you to give your girls a bath ) they sure need that after the their dusty fights...;)

Rudeone
10-07-2005, 05:21 PM
You scared me. I thought you were changing your concept AGAIN! Very nice sketch and I'm looking forward to more progress on your fight scene!

phew same here. Cool sketch, a comic would definitly be very cool.

alexfalchi
10-07-2005, 11:20 PM
Goooodddd work mate!! I really like a lot!!:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

waiting for more Sacha!!

Arc80
10-08-2005, 04:25 AM
WOW, those two definately looks HOT
Hey, it's good to take a break and it helps a lot to clear your mind, you know :)
Well, i think you have something going with that angle (with your gladiator piece). Maybe try and add another half to get that nice colossal feeling. I know it's a bit typical of a gladiator movies, but it works. The way you set up the action should make a big difference. Anyway, i'll try me best to help out and give you support crazy bro!!! I've been a bit busy as you can see. Keep it up and burn those pixels, WOOHOO.

cheers

sorry, i had to edit. I misunderstood what KORLINE was saying, hehehe. be back for more spamming :argh:

ilusiondigital
10-08-2005, 08:02 AM
Jujuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu, hey Sasha, this is great, good luck in the challenge.

MichaelZHsee
10-08-2005, 10:43 AM
go angel~gooo~!!:thumbsup::thumbsup:

NinjaA55N
10-08-2005, 03:49 PM
hmm.. Im sort of more for that arena battle than something peacfuly. It can be really pretty, but still images can be very risky doing something spectacular, even if the story behind it has a spectacular moment.. the viewer dont get it so easyly. Or maybe changing the camera angle would help.. donno :/ it just doesnt impress me that much as the previous entries. only my opinion :)