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SamsonsReaper
11-07-2006, 10:27 PM
http://www.leventep.com/Pics/1_Example/mechenv10.jpg

vivien82
11-07-2006, 11:30 PM
you have a fan! :D it's beautiful.

pap87
11-08-2006, 01:35 PM
I love the way you create different atmospheres. The quality of all these pics never ceases to rise or to amaze me.

I pray to one day reach this kind of skill level. :thumbsup:

SamsonsReaper
11-10-2006, 07:11 AM
thanks :)
http://www.leventep.com/Pics/1_Example/mechenv11.jpg

Runecaster
11-10-2006, 03:49 PM
I know you did a tutorial to try and show how you work -- but it still remains a mystery to me - and the results are continuously fantastic.

I would find it so satisfying to be able to paint so quickly stuff from your imagination -- I really wish I could learn this method, but it evades me, I just don't even know where to begin.

Your handling of light is particularly strong, and I enjoy all your work here. :)

SamsonsReaper
11-10-2006, 10:34 PM
Runecaster:thanks mate :)

2h
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/ronin.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Pics/1_Example/ronin.jpg

Xdreamer79
11-11-2006, 05:54 PM
Another breathtaking piece my friend. I enjoy watching your scenes since I always refer them to F.E.A.R for some weird kind (I guess its the sharpness also the futuristic mechs/soldiers).

Any chance to get your 135MB video again? The links are all broken due timeouts....


edit: Oh and any chance to see some brushing settings of your speedpaint tut? Its quite difficult for beginners to recognize with which settings to begin :)

sagie
11-14-2006, 12:22 AM
Nice to see all your stuff here too. alot new (old) ones to me! Keep up teh good work bro!

deaderthanred
11-14-2006, 01:33 AM
truly inspirational! :love:every one of your concept art tells a story

jmBoekestein
11-14-2006, 03:25 PM
Damn good lighting on the samurai, that really gives me ideas. :cool:

Glad I'm not missing out on these.

SamsonsReaper
11-18-2006, 12:03 AM
thanks folks :)

sorry havenīt got the vid anymore
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/samuraiTribute.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Pics/1_Example/mechenv12.jpg

satpal
11-18-2006, 07:22 AM
hi, SR ur works r realy awesome, ur every work is inspiration for me , i m keep learning from u, & alwage. ........

Nazirull
11-19-2006, 05:53 AM
Flipping pages from this one to the first....i love alot what i saw.......inspiring...:thumbsup:

SamsonsReaper
12-04-2006, 10:26 PM
thx dudes
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/tank.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Pics/1_Example/tank.jpg

Runecaster
12-04-2006, 11:23 PM
this last one is awesome, love the lighted grating on the floor!

CyborgJA
12-05-2006, 07:53 AM
The whole atmosphere is great ! I can see the 'dust'....bello !

aditalwar
12-06-2006, 08:35 AM
Hey Levi.. nice to c u updating ur thread wid new and inspiring work :thumbsup: Hey i was jus thinkin of sumthin.. can i suggest a concept to u? I think you can bring it to colours very beautifully.. let me know hw it sounds ... an ant's eye view of an ancient underground city in a deep cavern with day light pouring in from the top..

aldog
12-07-2006, 06:38 PM
The busted glass looks great

Icey
12-07-2006, 08:26 PM
great work here!! Damn.. quite few things to learn from...

Just one question - if i might ask... :)

how can you get a texture like the one you're useing for the floon on your last image? I mean.... i'm shure you were not spending all the time you have drawing that net... But how do you do it? Are you useing a texture on your brush and the rest is just lighting with overlay or hard light or something??
I'm very curious.... If you can answear my silly question i'll be forever grateful! :P :D

cheers!! Keep up the top work!

Icey

SamsonsReaper
12-09-2006, 10:44 PM
Icey:thanks, for the grate i use a brush that looks like an "x", and i adjust the spacing in that brush if i want it loose or more solid.

hotsparx:cool idea :P

thanks all once again.
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/walkers.jpg

http://www.leventep.com/Pics/1_Example/walkers.jpg

toko
12-09-2006, 11:05 PM
Wow.. I got no idea to say.
Flipping through the pages, my head has filled up with all sorts of stuff.

Amazing.. Pure amazing.
I love how you handle the light.
Your are extreamly good at capture the moment (atlest in my point of view) which really makes the pictures become alive.

Sorry for no critics, but I can't find anything to pick on.
Keep up the good work:thumbsup:

SamsonsReaper
12-11-2006, 11:59 PM
concept and speed, same character

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/humanoid.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/HUMANOID.jpg

SamsonsReaper
12-12-2006, 12:00 AM
toko: thanks mate :):thumbsup:

Nazirull
12-12-2006, 02:56 AM
Yay! more stuff! been waiting for it....some eyecandy around here....

more! :thumbsup:

danielh68
12-12-2006, 03:58 AM
Great sketches :)

cypherx
12-13-2006, 02:09 PM
yeah, this is one of my fav speedpainting threads... I do so dig these. five stars and all that popularity jizz :p

SamsonsReaper
12-14-2006, 09:10 PM
thanks :thumbsup:

2h
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/mechenv13.jpg

NR43
12-15-2006, 05:26 AM
you know... I'd love to see you painting...
such nice work...

It's prolly been asked many times before but... would you feel like making a video sometime
please? :D
great to see some B/W sketches too

SamsonsReaper
12-16-2006, 12:12 AM
NR43:thx, my computer is abit slow for making a video, but when i do get a better one , i will make a video tut.


2-3h
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/dragonslayer.jpg

Nazirull
12-16-2006, 05:29 AM
Love it...

SamsonsReaper
12-17-2006, 10:54 PM
2-3h
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/vamp.jpg

Xdreamer79
12-18-2006, 08:23 AM
Thats badass. Love the colors and every stroke seems to be on the right place :)

SamsonsReaper
01-08-2007, 10:14 PM
thx :)


http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/hitman.jpg

danielh68
01-09-2007, 12:55 AM
Sweet composition. I like how everything is extreme horizontal or vertical except for the curvature of the dangling chains. It's provides an appealing contrast. :)

xXmushr00mheadXx
01-09-2007, 02:45 AM
I agree with Daniel it's a rad composition! Love the look of the floor/ground, is it covered in water? How long did this one take you SR? Top work!

redfrog
01-09-2007, 07:20 AM
Wow, really nice speedpaints man! Great lighting and color!

CyborgJA
01-09-2007, 08:24 AM
Plus the bluish appeal except the red touch. Oh yes man, this pic rocks.

SamsonsReaper
01-09-2007, 05:59 PM
some quick drawings made during xmas, 4-7h each

http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/UniversalSoldier.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/undertaker.jpg

http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/medic.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/medic.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/butcher.jpg
http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/archangel.jpg

CyborgJA
01-09-2007, 06:05 PM
I want to see tham all with colors! :drool:

SamsonsReaper
01-09-2007, 06:11 PM
hehe you just might Serena :)

meanwhile, here is a WIP WIP
http://www.leventep.com/Trad/Trad_P/Pair_Wip.jpg

MichaelZHsee
01-10-2007, 02:14 AM
awesome thread all and all,i like the crisp looking edge in all ur speedies.looking forward to see those latest stuffs u post in colors:thumbsup:

NR43
01-10-2007, 06:48 AM
I have absolutely no idea how you come up with such diversity of characters. And they all have different but explicit characteristics!

Splendid! I agree with Serena :)

aldog
01-10-2007, 08:30 AM
those drawings look awesome, the angel and the butcher are my favorite. is there a single brush that you use? or is it more than one? if so which one?
sorry, just trying to learn.
love your thread.s

SamsonsReaper
01-10-2007, 10:40 PM
thanks you so much :bounce:

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/run2.jpg

CyborgJA
01-11-2007, 08:50 AM
Oh yes man ! This rocks ! Incredible depth, great color usage and a well defined subject !

Yes, yes, yes !

Post it in 2D gallery !

Xdreamer79
01-11-2007, 10:10 AM
Simply stunning work. You really give me motivation to paint, thanks a lot :)

NR43
01-11-2007, 10:21 AM
In this last piece (which is really really great) I wonder if the soldier's pose wouldn't be more dynamic if his right leg was positioned backwards, a few moments before where the leg is right now, right after he lifted his right foot from the ground.

just thinking out loud here...

SamsonsReaper
01-11-2007, 10:26 AM
CyborgJA: thanks Serena, more will come :scream:

Xdreamer79: thank you, i am glad i can inspire

NR43: thanks, the pose is an extreme one, and its not reffed, so i know i need to train more on how to draw figures with more natural pose.

SamsonsReaper
01-13-2007, 07:23 PM
2h

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/crashsite.jpg

Runecaster
01-13-2007, 08:31 PM
LOVE your winter stuff always, so cold feeling, crisp - excellent!

CyborgJA
01-14-2007, 04:34 PM
Great composition and great color "touch" but I find the prev one more interesting, especially for the use of diagonals. :thumbsup:

SamsonsReaper
01-15-2007, 06:28 PM
thanks :)

more arctic http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/mechenv14.jpg

2-3h

Xdreamer79
01-15-2007, 07:56 PM
gorgeous :)

CyborgJA
01-16-2007, 08:27 AM
Yes...but...where are all the BEAUTIFUL characters you sketched ?

I want them in colorrrr ;cry;

SamsonsReaper
01-16-2007, 10:50 AM
serena:yes patience my friend, it will come :)

Gmax
01-17-2007, 08:37 AM
Hey! Someone probably asked you this before, but since this thread is reaching enormous proportions, I hope you'll pardon me: how do you create those perfect shapes - circles, elipses, lines etc? Do you simply use the marquee tools in Photoshop, or do you have some secret technique? My shapes get all wobbly :(

And as always: awesome speedpaints - you're such an inspiration!

michael-olszak
01-17-2007, 09:05 AM
Awesome work man. Keep em commin!

SamsonsReaper
01-17-2007, 11:29 PM
thanks :)

Gmax:hehe thanks,forthe bigger shapes i use the markee, other i use the hardedgedbrush. For some shapes its more effective creating a custom brush. The chain for instance.

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/Hero.jpg

Gmax
01-18-2007, 06:42 AM
Thanks for sharing your wisdom, O master of speedpaints and all things good :)

Xdreamer79
01-18-2007, 07:53 AM
Whaaaa, beautiful image SR :)

CyborgJA
01-18-2007, 08:40 AM
Great double focus! My eye stays perfectly in the pic. Bello !

SamsonsReaper
01-18-2007, 08:43 PM
lol thanks all

and here low and behold an actual WIP, thought about giving my speeds a small break
http://www.leventep.com/Paintings/WIP/captain-of-the-seas.jpg

CyborgJA
01-19-2007, 06:04 AM
The face seems a venice mask ! I love the perspective on the arm.

SamsonsReaper
01-19-2007, 10:13 PM
allright i give up, just one more speedpaint haha

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/badass_Holly.jpg

Runecaster
01-19-2007, 10:22 PM
Nice latest but keep going with the WIP!! It's so promising! :)

CyborgJA
01-20-2007, 08:57 AM
Great to see a more detailed subject !

SamsonsReaper
01-22-2007, 10:24 PM
more on the WIP
http://www.leventep.com/Paintings/WIP/captain-of-the-seas2.jpg

Llynna
01-23-2007, 04:36 PM
hey levi :)

i somehow missed your thread, heh maybe thats because i only looked in the anatomy thread for a whole while.

nice progress on your wip here, but ive got some assumptions to make. her right hand is a tad too big i think. there is something else but i need to think about it first and get me something to eat now to be able to do that ;)

cheers

SamsonsReaper
01-24-2007, 09:42 PM
thx lyanna, yeah i know, i will work that

now, dsg image, hurry hurry , 55mins
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/blackknight.jpg

SamsonsReaper
01-25-2007, 06:54 PM
dsg entry for boudica

1h 30

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/boudica.jpg

redfrog
01-25-2007, 09:23 PM
Samsonsreaper,


You have some great stuff. Great sense of lighting and shade. Excellent use of color and strong compostion through your pieces. Would be nice though to see you work the background elements more in the pieces that have a character in the foreground.
Great work!

frostblade
01-25-2007, 09:48 PM
Man, every piece is stunning.
The lighting, colors and comps are all amazing.

Gmax
01-26-2007, 08:10 AM
Great stuff as always, but I'm not sure how well the light/shadow effect reads the character's anatomy in the last piece. The hightlight on her belly and chest just seems a little too random. But the colour palette is simply amazing!

Ivy00
01-26-2007, 08:33 AM
It has been quite a pleasure going through your sketch thread :) I'll have to keep checking for updates , beautiful work

SamsonsReaper
01-30-2007, 08:57 PM
thank you everyone

trying some brushes, 2-3h

http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/explore.jpg

danielh68
01-31-2007, 12:46 AM
Ummm, I think you should keep those brushes :) Wonderful piece...one of my favorite of yours.

Vahn
01-31-2007, 01:11 AM
yup i agree with dh, one of your best :D :thumbsup:

CyborgJA
01-31-2007, 10:22 AM
I think that too.
This last piece has got a beautiful balance. I find it both interesting and relaxing. Don't know how to explain.

SamsonsReaper
02-02-2007, 08:47 PM
thanks :)

i am making some new brushes,trying them out
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/freezingsoldier.jpg

Arlekin
02-03-2007, 08:55 AM
<<< Good one SR ill group with others and say that the last ones are great ...dunno if its the brushes but they have become rather emotional and moody...i really like the last one especially how the hot air comig out from the guards mouth is creating mood and emotion...cold and wet jet not so depressig...:thumbsup: anyways just wanted to say that befor u had great disdinct style...now its becoming emotional too wich is a great thing...:thumbsup:

SamsonsReaper
02-05-2007, 08:45 PM
arlekin :thanks :)
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/hall.jpg

Gmax
02-06-2007, 12:29 PM
Sheez, man! You should have a warning sign preparing people of the awesomeness that lies ahead. Breathtaking and jawdropping :)

SamsonsReaper
02-07-2007, 10:54 PM
thanks Gmax
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/predator.jpg

SamsonsReaper
02-09-2007, 09:48 PM
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/Predator2.jpg

SamsonsReaper
02-10-2007, 12:59 PM
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/soldierbreak.jpg

SamsonsReaper
02-11-2007, 09:20 PM
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/monitor.jpg

SamsonsReaper
02-12-2007, 09:12 PM
http://www.leventep.com/SP/SP_P/shotgun.jpg

MattVogt
02-28-2007, 03:31 PM
Man these are awesome SR

CyborgJA
03-01-2007, 10:51 AM
Mmm are you painting these sketches right to enjoy or are you observing a 'plan' in order to complete a project? Cause sometimes I'm really unable to understand the logic link between your pictures :bounce:

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