View Full Version : CgTalk Daily Sketch 655 THE 55 MINUTE SKETCH: "BLACK
03-22-2006, 03:00 PM
* You have 55 , (count them 55 !) minutes to do your sketch.
IF you go beyond the assigned time limit , you have to post WHATEVER you have done after the time has expired, along with the FINAL drawing
Also, I will add a new voting category, called THE FASTEST DRAW
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:
03-22-2006, 03:59 PM
photoshop: 15 min
03-22-2006, 04:18 PM
Photoshop-Wacom. 10 min.
(didn't feel like using more on it ^^)
03-22-2006, 04:31 PM
Yours has a nice mood, valentina. :)
She does have a strange expression, doesn't she? :curious:
PS/wacom 40min - no way I could finish the wole web in 15 more min so...
damn you guys are fast...
really like that "thing" there Lady Medusa:)
03-22-2006, 04:57 PM
Pencil then ink then gimp
prob 40 min or so
03-22-2006, 05:11 PM
Paperclip - your womans face reminded me of someone...
Then I realised who...
Justin Hawkins from The Darkness!
Hope you don't mind me destroying your artwork... :blush:
03-22-2006, 05:25 PM
again great entries
please bare with mine, didnīt try that before, itīs about bombers through a black storm, painter/55min, reference for fire used
about 20 min. later
Barbapapa - I love yours, very simple but great mood - nice one.
03-22-2006, 05:43 PM
Ton, Paperclip - Love the darkness
Here's my go this morning - I am really trying to improve so please flow freely with your critiques
03-22-2006, 05:52 PM
good job guys!
djtrousdale I like your idea
Mine is a little black cat (in case you cant say what it is ;)). Sorry for his body, I did it in the last 5 minutes L
03-22-2006, 06:01 PM
Around 30 minutes
03-22-2006, 06:09 PM
Just at work trying to figure out Corel Paintshop Pro. Trying something new. Hate using the mouse. 30min
May do another later
Crimsonstring - Cool look!
daw - looks great. cant wait to see the finished
medusa - good to see ya again, love it simple and twisted!
03-22-2006, 06:30 PM
Sorry daw, I didn't see you already did a spider one. I like yours a lot more than mine though. Well, here's mine, 50min in Photoshop. I thought there's probably nothing more black than a deep cave spider... that is until you shine a light at it!
03-22-2006, 06:37 PM
GSmiley - Creepy, good stuff
Corel Paintshop/mouse 25 min
Making cattails for my WIP, so on my mind
By the way please check out my WIP below, I sure would love feedback from the DSG'ers!
03-22-2006, 07:41 PM
wow cool sketches everyone.
ps Daw and djtrousdale :thumbsup: stood out.
03-22-2006, 08:10 PM
Hey guys im new, I am new to drawing also and i think this will help me figure it out u know? Ill try to submit at least once a week. Heres my black templar, didnt have time to finish it, took 15 mins, pencil sketch. Advice welcome!
03-22-2006, 08:38 PM
PAINTER IX: about 40min
03-22-2006, 08:43 PM
Great job everyone! barbapapa, paperclip, daw awesome stuff!
I must say Roberto that i'm really loving the time limits. keeps me on my toes. here's mine after about 50 min. THE BLACK SWORDSMAN
03-22-2006, 09:00 PM
Wow nice touches on the lighting Digital-bobert, can't tell whether it's a lightsaber/magical sword or light reflecting of it. :) Cool effect.
03-22-2006, 09:43 PM
So this pic. was supposed to look like a black and white photo, didn't come out quite how I wanted, but it'll work. I will try to change the clouds a bit later.
Corel Paint Shop Pro. 50 minutes.
Some really good pics. today. Keep It up.
03-22-2006, 09:52 PM
Hey, this page could nearly work as "red" instead of black.
Well then, I'm not gonna miss out on the redish blackness.
03-22-2006, 09:54 PM
woow digital-bobert, that is one kickass
PS + wacom = 38min
3min to do all the resizing and such
03-22-2006, 09:56 PM
bah, I would have had 2nd entry in this one but my cgp didn't update right away, so here it is now :) it is my wallet and I just played around with different brushes and what not. Fun Fun. about 20 minutes.
BTW, a few awesome ones that stand out to me are, paperclip, daw. crimson string, calan, and digi-bob
03-22-2006, 10:00 PM
Thanks guys :D
BOBERT!!! You are too awesome! CALM DOWN! :scream:
feken awsm bobert!
pshp.wcom.55mins+10 lost track of time :D
03-23-2006, 02:35 AM
03-23-2006, 02:35 AM
Bored at work and thought I'd do another.
About 40 minutes using Corel Paint Shop Pro X.
Came out darker than I wanted, and couldn't get texture to work on ground.
03-23-2006, 06:18 AM
Awesome work FridayEve!
John i mo
03-23-2006, 06:26 AM
hy folks, nice sketches at all.
wacom , ps, 40 minutes
03-23-2006, 07:20 AM
hey Robert, thanks for doing this by the way
55 minutes on the clock, photoshop
03-23-2006, 10:05 AM
Black ink. My first day with illustrator :D
made a lot of tutorials and got started this morning.
20 min // paper and pincil // illustrator
EDIT: Made one more :D
20 min // paper and pincil // illustrator
03-23-2006, 10:25 AM
Hey guys. i went UNDER timelimit :eek:
20mins was all i had time for.
used ref but changed the pose slightly.
working on my speed - hence the use of ref.
at least im posting :) - im normally so crap at keeping it up! (not like that you filthy buggers) . . .
anyway. . .
tablet, ps, 20mins,
some awesome work there guys. Especial you digi_bobert! schwweetah!
these time limits seem to be helping! haha
oh i see itsguido has returned too - good to see you on here bro :) nice self portrait and only 55mins? wow
heres the ref i used if anyone cares
and can i just say BLOODY HOORAY for batman begins?! That movie was cool. No question. Best batman since Burton was at the helm to be sure.
(yay for time limits!)
Inspired by 'Brothers in Arms' - Dire Straits
03-23-2006, 10:30 AM
tehee nice. i like the little square on one guys hat and the little triangle on the other :_)
03-23-2006, 10:35 AM
around 30 minutes. Half of that was spent on finding the right idea while doodling aimlessly. It started out as a panda...:D
klau, I like yours, especially the face of the soldier on the left. hehe
03-23-2006, 11:41 AM
Everyone's work is fantastic! And, it is so inspiring!
Black; I would related it with the coffee...abit dark mellow nostalgic fell. Pencil + PS = 45 mins
03-23-2006, 12:14 PM
chenga, pipichu, amazing nice style and work! awesome pictures!
03-23-2006, 01:18 PM
WOW! There are Grrrrreat ones on this topic!!
Bobert! Friday Eve! Itsguido! I love em!!
Here's my little black fella...
55 mins on the nose. In my lunch hour. Now I should get back to work!
03-23-2006, 01:50 PM
ps 55 min wacom..
O know this looks like orange than black :/
Its hard to beat bob chui :(
03-23-2006, 04:38 PM
So many great ones in this thread! GREAT WORK everyone!
barbapapa - love that sax player - that sketch has SOUL!
paperclip - nice mood, interesting expression
daw - I'm afraid of sp...sp...spiders! Good and creepy!
djtrousdale - good one!
Ton - funny change to paperclip's!
twistercash - nice mood and movement!
calan - I love that cat, really good work!
crimsonstring - that is mesmerizing, I found myself really caught up in it! good work!
GSmiley - what is this with the sp....sp.....spiders?? Good and creepy too!
Zyrinx - very Edgar Alan Poe, "Quoth the raven, nevermore." love it!
blacktempest - welcome - nice black knight!
Thyrael-Nox - great mood in that one
digitalbobert - the lighting, mood and movement in that one is really nice
wiggin - don't worry about the clouds, its really nice as-is!
itsGuido - DANG, man! That is Great! He's one scary dude.
FridayEve - AWESOME...and nightmare inducing!
Bear-DK - that sailboat is simple and yet interesting, it would be fun to animate it
Cavematty - that is one scary looking Batman!
Pipichu - nice to see a sweet one amongst all the scary ones, good job!
Chenga - LOVE IT!
Ton - I love that Darth! Really good job
KevinWalker - no, its the orange that makes it - good work!
CarlWahl - AAACK that cat is going to land on my head!...maybe he will eat all those nasty sp...sp...spiders!?!?
good work everyone!
03-23-2006, 06:22 PM
Darned! Too late, guess that's what you get for slacking off. :curious:
Ok I guess this is 50 mins in, but I was browsing eating and watching giant hornets on National Geographic.
'The black of night' 0_o (I increased the contrast with a filterthough, it's not finished :shrug: )
03-23-2006, 07:13 PM
Jm....nice....reminds me of the Z-buffer look... :)
Damn im late also....o well
55 minutes on the dot... He is Black..
Carl Wahl: is it a Drop-Bear? :)
bit late entry:
03-24-2006, 12:31 AM
I sucked pretty bad on this one, I didn't even get to finish...still had his cane to do, smoke, fix colors, etc.
03-24-2006, 05:01 AM
digital-bobert - awesome!
FridayEve - that must be my favorite one!
pipichu - great to see your art again!
and only 55 mins?!
03-24-2006, 05:58 AM
I've been inspired to participate while viewing some amazing artists who have been taking part in Daily Sketch. . . I could always use practice, so here's my first post.
This is a sketch of Frank Black from the Pixies. I used photo reference from the web. I went over the time limit ('bout 1.5hrs). Sorry. Used photoshopCS2 on a Mac with Wacom.
03-24-2006, 07:29 AM
late entery, 45 min, photoshop.
03-24-2006, 12:47 PM
and here how I did that video , if anyone interested.
03-24-2006, 01:37 PM
Great work CodeNothing and KevinWalker. And thanks for the video, that was a great learning tool
03-24-2006, 04:32 PM
pretty cool things in this topic :thumbsup:
mine, pretty cliche I know- unfinished sadly I got to distracted fixing the face
03-24-2006, 08:24 PM
pic speaks for itself. 10 min macromedia fireworks.
03-25-2006, 06:34 PM
here's my entry.. hard to match some of these amazing entries...
Once again I went w/ a hiphop type of theme... :p
* sorry the texture didnt come out in the smaller version.. i'll try to fix that... *
03-26-2006, 12:19 AM
neat stuff all about :]
OC1 :: 45min | PSE :: 10min
03-26-2006, 11:18 PM
the man in black
painter 50 min
03-26-2006, 11:18 PM
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