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Gezstar
04-10-2003, 11:09 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/34339/gez_thebrink_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/34339/gez_thebrink.jpg)

Recently I've been trying to bring out my Japanese half more in my work, and this is the result.

It's also the first picture I've done entirely digitally...



... and I've just put up my new website, so check that out at www.gezfry.com

Laters :)

Nightwing
04-11-2003, 09:03 AM
wow.....great style, her clothing is beautifully rendered....really like how the background is not obtrusive but still carries detail.

Great work :thumbsup:

zempher
04-11-2003, 12:39 PM
love it.

haslingerDesign
04-11-2003, 12:59 PM
Wow,
fresh colors, pastel and light colors of dawn and spring.
Fits to my mood.

*g*

Like it a lot

]gRe[

kezz
04-11-2003, 01:01 PM
really coooooool :D:thumbsup:

Iysun
04-11-2003, 01:06 PM
awsome man love everything about it:applause:

gKay
04-11-2003, 01:23 PM
Regarding the coloring... i see influences by moebius. can it be?

sorry, forgot: it's beautifull!

ThomasHelzle
04-11-2003, 01:29 PM
Very very beautiful - this piece and your website...

100 of 10 possible Stars ;-)

WhiteBlaizer
04-11-2003, 02:02 PM
Excellent colorS! nice pic! :applause:

Gyre
04-11-2003, 02:03 PM
Beautiful work. Nicely shaded and rendered.

pascal_blanche
04-11-2003, 02:10 PM
just wow... really like the colors you put in your pict, and the look of the guys... really sharp! i'm big fan of judge Dredd unniverse.. you made a hell of good job!!

azazel
04-11-2003, 02:34 PM
Great stuff, here and on Your website. Nothing to crit ;):thumbsup: :love:

CABRAMACHO
04-11-2003, 02:35 PM
:buttrock: :beer: very beatiful :cool:

ZeroNeuro
04-11-2003, 02:37 PM
raver on X :D

This is great work man

Izu
04-11-2003, 02:38 PM
thumbs up dude...really nice..i love the colors and the design of it all....:beer: i especially like the details...sow uss more :scream:

facial
04-11-2003, 02:53 PM
Very nice work man, :D Keep post more

illOgic
04-11-2003, 02:56 PM
love it, colors are great, the art is exceptional , and the website is great looking as well. good work all around!

Flog
04-11-2003, 02:59 PM
Anime is not all crap, and this is definately not crap!!! Great work:thumbsup:

SouthernLaw
04-11-2003, 03:13 PM
Nice work! You've got a great style... kind of a "moody comic" style if you will. The two oblivious guys in the background really add a lot to the composition and to the story being told.

:thumbsup:

JohnD
04-11-2003, 03:38 PM
Really great work! I especially love the background buildings.:applause:

Screwball
04-11-2003, 03:59 PM
WOW COOL!!

Click here if you want to see all my work!!! (http://www.outwar.com/page.php?x=662934)

draconix
04-11-2003, 05:16 PM
Very nice, like the look :D

Gezstar
04-11-2003, 05:57 PM
Hey thanks for the warm welcome guys! I'm really glad you're liking this pic, and I'm digging this forum - there's some stunning stuff here... :beer:

Gez

ZVAN
04-11-2003, 06:02 PM
nice painting, could be a great concept artist.. how long did u took?:D

Scandell
04-11-2003, 06:17 PM
i love it.

the background looks decievingly simple...but once your eye starts to really disect it....it becomes quite complex and interesting.

Great job

Yorgo12345
04-11-2003, 06:18 PM
Omigod! I LOVE the way you color. Love it!

Actually, after visiting your site, I like the other works in your gallery better, but I am totally blow away by the colorwork in every picture.

You have a great understanding of depth and form, it really shows, and I love the esthetic choice of pallet.

The only thing I would crit is (this is so pretentious) there are some slight distortions in the faces of your characters that seem to be the result of: you simply didn't spend enough time in the drafting portion (perhaps looking at your raw linework through a mirror to see it "fresh")

please understand that the only reason I mention this, is because, your work is so close to ideal (my opinion) that it only needs this one thing to REALLY take off. Normally I wouldn't even mention this, but like I said, there is only one thing keeping your stuff from being everything that it can be.

That said, I love your work, keep it up. I look forward to seeing more of it.

Maya Ayanami
04-11-2003, 06:41 PM
nice.

I really like the girls clothing.

mimo8
04-11-2003, 06:42 PM
great neo-urban setting

the pics in your gallerie are a finished comicbook or what?

love the softness of your colloring

Neil
04-11-2003, 06:56 PM
You said all digital. So the whole background was done all in PS? No pen/pencil work was used (even as a template)?

Must have used a wacom... i love the coutour of the lines.

bonko
04-11-2003, 07:28 PM
I really like the European designs going on with the background. There's a loose quality to the underlying drawing that is really nice. The figures are nicely rendered as well though I'm not a huge fan of the anime look, but in this case it works out well.

akela
04-11-2003, 07:42 PM
Originally posted by gKay
[B] i see influences by moebius. can it be?

well, gezfry, I've to say that your colours are definitely beautifully arranged :), and yes, as gKay said in some way, I suppose that you have very diverse and rich visual and cultural influences.... and that's good. Ah, I liked your website: cool! :)

NileshXYZ
04-11-2003, 08:26 PM
to fall or not to fall that is the question!

king of tartine
04-11-2003, 08:47 PM
hey man,
i really like your works, and good website, it's fabulous...:thumbsup:

Flog
04-11-2003, 10:03 PM
I went to your website, dude Cyclops is freakin violent.

togusa
04-11-2003, 10:27 PM
I didnt see anything that made it "Japanese"... :hmm:

Starv
04-11-2003, 10:33 PM
Totally great work man. I love your colour tones and the futuristic urban landscape backdrops.
Keep it up, and welcome to cgtalk! :)

cheers :beer:

Gnowoga
04-11-2003, 11:19 PM
thats extreme painting!

photoshop?

santiago
04-11-2003, 11:19 PM
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

=kz=
04-12-2003, 12:22 AM
Really like your style.. Nice website too really liked some of your work on there.
:beer:

aenema
04-12-2003, 01:09 AM
wow, this is an amazing piece of work. Not only is this amazing, but all your other work on your site kicks ass too! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

lildragon
04-12-2003, 01:30 AM
I absolutely love your color pallete and line work! It's such a beautiful piece, so much so it reminds me of my favorite style of art, Magna-Carta ;) and that's a huge compliment I'd think heh.

Love your website also :thumbsup: all round knock-out job

You have received the CGtalk choice award .Please feel free to display this image anywhere you like! Inspiring work.

upon receiving this award, it guarantees you a spot in the cgtalk gallery hall of fame (http://gallery.cgtalk.com) - which you are now placed

http://www.cgtalk.com/plug_award/cgtalk_award_apr03.jpg

P.S. Please email me @ tito@cgnetworks.com for the award .psd file

salud

Kirt
04-12-2003, 02:17 AM
Wonderful work Gez! Of course I'm already familiar with your work from your posts over on eatpoo. Glad you decided to post it here as well.

:thumbsup:

ninja noodle
04-12-2003, 02:22 AM
wow! love your work! :cool:

PolyMangler
04-12-2003, 03:17 AM
I don't know which i like more your image or your site...great stuff man. the pallet you chose for teh foreground and back are right on....you have a real way with highlights too....rock on :thumbsup:

Gezstar
04-12-2003, 03:51 AM
Thanks guys

Yorgo12345 - thanks for the crit. I think you're right about some of the faces. I keep an eye on that usually, but I found that now I've switched to digital pencilling, it's easy to flip the image horizontally to get a fresh eye on the pic. Hopefully it shows in this new one.

mimo8 - the gallery pics are portfolio pieces, some sequential, some paintings.

Neil - yep I used a tablet for the linework. I was apprehensive about switching away from paper (which I still like working on too), but I found that it's a lot of fun doing linework digitally. Contrary to my expectations it actually allowed me to be looser with my drawing.

lildragon - thanks a lot man - and you're right that's a huge compliment, I love Hyung Tae-Kim's work :buttrock: (by the way if you like his stuff look for a Japanese artist called Yoshio, he's really good). Glad you liked the site too. It was designed by me and my mate Nick at www.declension.net (sorry for this blatant advertising :p )
& thanks for the award too!!

Kirt - cool, an eatpooer :)

Everyone else, cheers! :beer:

ansonkit
04-12-2003, 04:57 AM
oveall is very nice drawing....i like it...

but becoz u said want to do some japanese drawing...there r still lacking of japanese artist feeling...

keep ur work hard n u should be what u want....nice...

robin
04-12-2003, 05:10 AM
Wow, nice stuff man

i surely love your style, this is a great discovery

10/10 really impressive :) :hmm:

shambler
04-12-2003, 06:06 AM
I've been observing how u've been conquerin' each and everysingle one of the art forums - and I salute you, for magnificent deeds shouldn't go unheralded. Wise is the warrior who appreciates his opponents, Alas, I'm a fool!

yowchuan
04-12-2003, 08:26 AM
Great work!

Reminds me of Naruto.

Gezstar
04-12-2003, 08:20 PM
ansonkit - I think you misunderstood. I didn't say I wanted to do a Japanese drawing, just put more Japanese influence in my normal style, which is a bit more western looking.

robin - cheers!

shambler - thanks for the nice words here and at gfxartist :)

yowchuan - thanks man. Who's Naruto - do you have a link? I'd be interested in seeing some of his stuff.

Mystifyurmind
04-12-2003, 10:40 PM
i need to get my hands on a wacom tablet. I enjoy your style thourghly. Hope to show mine one day. Must get webspace ^_^

hanzo
04-14-2003, 05:22 AM
Gezstar (can't! I almost mist this one..)

Excellent coloring/drawing.. did you use PS or painter?

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