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Neubius
11-11-2008, 08:30 AM
Alwyn Talbot is entered in the "Steampunk Myths and Legends" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/steampunk/view_entries.php?challenger=15633)

Latest Update: Work In Progress: progress
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Neubius
11-11-2008, 08:34 AM
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Count me in. hello again!

This is just a place holder untill i have an idea. After all these years i'm finally getting in to max/zbrush. But as always i'm here for traditional painting.
good luck all,
this is where the fun begins!

Cyberone
11-11-2008, 08:55 AM
hello there again..
looking forward to seeing what ya got for us :)
will be dropping by later of course..

:):):twisted:

cowtrix
11-11-2008, 09:09 AM
Phew, just a placeholder. I thought that was some serious hard work right there. Good luck!

MartinNielsen
11-11-2008, 10:31 AM
Hello :) Looking forward to follow your work again. You did good the last time :)

Neubius
11-11-2008, 11:39 AM
Cyberone > cool ! and i'll be stalking your thread !
cowtrix > haha thanks ! :)
MartinNielsen > and you mate, you did awesome things last time.

nwiz25
11-12-2008, 07:56 PM
good times are here once again! :applause: it's gonna be amazing! and already you off to a cool start! wishing you all the luck dude! :thumbsup: cheers! :beer:

OKMER
11-12-2008, 11:26 PM
Yeeh Alwyn!Good luck mate!

sasquatch70
11-14-2008, 01:23 AM
Looks great. This is going to be fun.
Brad

Neubius
11-14-2008, 09:27 AM
nwiz25 > hey hey mate. looking forward to seeing what you got for us this time !

OKMER > wooo hello dude ! here we go again huh :)

sasquatch70 > oh it's just aplaceholder, what iwas playing at the time, working on an idea now. hopefully get something down this weekend! yay


good luck all!
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LiquidD
11-14-2008, 09:47 AM
I'm happy to see you are in this contest! I watched your past WIP and i really respect your technique... (Sighht O_o I have no chance :D ) This time i entered the contest...
Good luck !

Neubius
11-14-2008, 10:06 AM
wow thank you man ! :)

you'll be great mate, can't wait to see what you come up with

Neubius
11-18-2008, 02:05 PM
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OK finally had five mins to think :)

i've decided i want to go for the four horsemen of the apocolypse. All horsemen and horses with be in keeping with their particular theme ( plague, war etc. ) Victoriana/punk styled clothing and they will be riding steam powered brass mechanical horses. got to work on the composition, placement of other characters.
: )

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Neubius
11-19-2008, 11:02 AM
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trying out a different composition, wasn't geting far with the other one. It was nice and dynamic but putting in the other 3 characters drew to much attention away.

looking forward to designing the guys :)
'War' may even be entirely mechanical, officer/ samuria steam robot. fun. haha

Neubius
11-19-2008, 02:25 PM
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ok , made a start on 'death' the theme will only be properly clear i guess when the mechanical horses are in.

still weighing up how to light it and such. long way to go!
:)
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Cyberone
11-19-2008, 02:37 PM
oh dood that looks sweet :)
kinda a cross of johnny depps "deadman" and "evil dead III"

looking sweet

OKMER
11-19-2008, 02:55 PM
Cyberone:
oh dood that looks sweet :)
kinda a cross of johnny depps "deadman" and "evil dead III"

looking sweet
Juste the same!!!Rocking choice!

Neubius
11-19-2008, 03:05 PM
cyberone, OKMER > yay :D thanks fellas! hope to do it justice. really keen to crack on with the horses.


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KolorGuild
11-19-2008, 03:44 PM
'Death' is my favorite Horseman at the moment!

Justame2002
11-19-2008, 04:00 PM
Great start allready, as a concept the 4 horsemen has alot of depth as well, nice choice on the color palette, updates..!

Neubius
11-20-2008, 11:03 AM
Justame2002 > thanks man, just hope i do it justice! designing the horses now :D
KolorGuild > cool, he was the first one i imagined, next up... war! : )

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Neubius
11-20-2008, 11:23 AM
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coming up with the horse design now, there's going to be a differnet design for each horseman.

wondering if the war one should have catapilla tracks... ? :/
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MartinNielsen
11-20-2008, 12:48 PM
Looking good, ace :thumbsup: The rider is kick-ass punk style.

Neubius
11-20-2008, 01:11 PM
yay :D thanks man!

domoarigato
11-20-2008, 01:29 PM
Hey man, love the pose! Really looks like the dude has a lot of character. Can't wait to see this fleshed out. Good luck.!

Neubius
11-20-2008, 02:10 PM
thanks man :)


... i still can't believe your awesome lanscapes!
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Neubius
11-20-2008, 03:01 PM
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need to work in to the texturing

Neubius
11-20-2008, 04:31 PM
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phew, feel like i'm getting some where now, going to work on other parts for a while. try not to get bogged down with the details to much.

really looking forward to doing the embers and sparks flying around...

domoarigato
11-20-2008, 06:19 PM
yes, yes, YES!!! so cool man. The horse looks great. I can tell you're taking a lot of the horse's anatomy into mind here for development. Looking strong, my friend.

BastienL
11-20-2008, 07:25 PM
Raaahh.... I love the thematic and the way I work in !!!

Neubius
11-21-2008, 10:17 AM
domoarigato > hee :D many thanks man ! one or two of the other horse will be at a 3\4 view so should be able to show more of the 'workings' yay really pleased your digging it man.
having run here :)

BastienL > cheers dude :D this challenge is ace ! haha

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Ataulfo
11-21-2008, 11:32 AM
Hi Alwyn
You have a really good stuff here.:thumbsup:
Keep it up and good luck.

Neubius
11-21-2008, 11:59 AM
hey thanks !
just started on 'war' was planning on doing him as a kind of mechanical samurai / general. but am liing the way your done yours so much i'm going to take a different route : )

cheers,
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Neubius
11-21-2008, 01:26 PM
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just working on the design for war.
and researching flintlock pistols ... :/

Micro26
11-21-2008, 01:39 PM
this is very good, i like how u design as steakpunk character
Keep it up

Neubius
11-21-2008, 02:48 PM
thanks! :D
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Neubius
11-21-2008, 04:19 PM
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little bit more done.
'wars ' looking a bit wierd! haha ah well, only just sarted him
:)
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Ferx
11-22-2008, 06:41 AM
Hey Alwyn,


Really great concept, I like a lot your idea!! Great work so far, the design of the first rider is awesome! :D Looking for more updates on your concept! Cheers!! :beer:

Neubius
11-22-2008, 06:08 PM
hey thanks man :)


loving your designs!
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nwiz25
11-22-2008, 07:47 PM
like the shading a lot! especially the color combo! :p ...
> make sure to add steam wherever necessary depending on the horses' mechanisms ;)
> increase gear brightness a little more .. either through specularity or straight with the color .. lookin good mate! :p
all the best! :thumbsup:

Neubius
11-23-2008, 12:12 PM
nwiz25 : thanks man, i'm really enjoying myself on this one! hopefullly i won't over work it and kil it this time :) haha

steam and stuff > yeah man i'm dying get some effects in, looking forward to going bezerk with steam, smoke and embers / sparks flying around :)

cheer really pleased your liking it. :D
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NinjaA55N
11-23-2008, 12:53 PM
awesome topic to portray! And I really like the development of the characters :) good luck with the further process!

Slav
11-23-2008, 02:03 PM
i wish these where higher res! they look awesome!

SONIC-X
11-23-2008, 02:21 PM
I like your concet,the four horsemen is looking great,like the layout.

Neubius
11-24-2008, 10:21 AM
NinjaA55N : hey hello again! thanks man

Slav : cheers! maybe i should post a close up ?

SONIC-X : thanks dude :) long way to go but i guess we've got plenty of time!
:)
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SONIC-X
11-24-2008, 07:04 PM
You have more than anough time to make this so awesome.

Slav
11-24-2008, 08:00 PM
i wouldn't mind a close up.

angel
11-24-2008, 08:57 PM
pretty cool, I like the look of the horses a lot:buttrock:

Neubius
11-25-2008, 10:53 AM
SONIC-X : thanks man : ) really hope so, mad busy at the moment.

Slav : sure mate :D

SNoWs : thanks! need to finallise the design really :/ haha always getting ahead of myself.

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Neubius
11-25-2008, 12:20 PM
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here's the close up you asked for :) i'm thinking he's possibly about half done ( not including colour/contrast etc balancing )

cheers!

Slav
11-25-2008, 12:27 PM
the face looks bad ass! the mouth kind of reminds me of iron maiden covers, which are badass as well. love the way you are treating your image.

Neubius
11-25-2008, 02:36 PM
cheers man :) REALLY need to put in some serious time in to this thing
... but going away for my birthday at the weekend ! eek

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Neubius
11-27-2008, 09:16 AM
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getting a couple more details in, not had much of a chance to work on it this week...

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Irawan
11-29-2008, 12:55 PM
hi i likee so much your drawing style,i would like to try put the man infront a bit higher to get really dynamic composition,good luck!

Neubius
12-02-2008, 09:16 AM
Irawan : thanks ! :) cool, i'll try that :D
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Neubius
12-03-2008, 10:19 AM
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going to try and push on today, make some significant progress. just too busy lately!
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Ataulfo
12-03-2008, 01:02 PM
Hi Alwyn,

That steam iin the nostrils works nicely.:thumbsup: I dont know if i said it before but i like a lot the death horsemen face.
:beer:

Neubius
12-03-2008, 02:50 PM
yay :D
thanks man!
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vichar
12-05-2008, 04:45 PM
Looks great. This is going to be fun

VictorRojo
12-06-2008, 01:35 AM
good concept ! great work ! good luck!

Neubius
12-08-2008, 09:20 AM
VictorRojo, vichar : thanks alot ! haven't touched in a week, just to dam busy :/
goign to try and get back in to it today :D

W-I-L
12-08-2008, 11:58 AM
I hate you . . . i want to do death! lol... great idea. i only just realised there was a new comp on... bit slow me... will be following this one.

Neubius
12-08-2008, 01:48 PM
haha hey man there's more than enough room for 2 ! :D

Ferx
12-08-2008, 06:36 PM
Hey Alwyn,


Cool updates, and great details for the steam horse, love the fire in the nostrils, really cool touch! :D The textures are great too! Cheers mate!! :beer:

Neubius
12-10-2008, 09:39 AM
Ferx : cheers dude :)
just been looking at entrys, the standard is SO high ! i'm scared :)

Neubius
12-12-2008, 10:12 AM
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well another busy week and i've bearly touched it :/ getting left behind by everyone.

W-I-L
12-12-2008, 10:33 AM
nice! just thinking that gun looks a bit long and heavy for him to be stretching his arm out like that, Particularly as the handle is so short in comparison to how long the gun is... and it doesn't look like he has the muscles to hold it up.

Neubius
12-12-2008, 11:17 AM
i see what you mean, maybe a more upward angle would be good, also the line may draw attention to the centre of the image more ?
cheers,
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W-I-L
12-12-2008, 12:34 PM
yeah an upward angle might be good with his arm bend r something... of course you could argue that he has undead, godly strengh, but it still looks awkward as it is... mainly i think because of how short the guns handle is... almost looks like it will slip out of his hand. i can not tell if draws attention away from the central image of death as havent sene full pic with all elements.

Anyway one of my fav entries so far, dont want to sound like i am nit picking and i know you have just roughed that pose in... just wanted to share my thoughts before you started detailing

Neubius
12-16-2008, 09:52 AM
:D gee thanks ! :D

sure man :) i'll sort it out! MUST work on it today!

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Micro26
12-16-2008, 10:18 AM
Hey this is very cool.I like the pose of both characters and clothes really brings a steampunk feel to the image.
Waiting for more updates

Neubius
12-16-2008, 10:31 AM
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next charqacter to go in :)
Pestulance: going for a gas mask/locust look. i'm thinking locust will be swarming from his robe...
:)

Neubius
12-16-2008, 11:40 AM
Micro26 : thanks man, maybe i should bring the cloak some how more inkeeping with the other guys ?

cheers :)
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Ataulfo
12-17-2008, 03:11 PM
Hi dude,

Its becoming great.:thumbsup:
I like the pestulance desing. Maybe some medical bandages on him and some rats going with him will reforce the idea of pestulance.

keep it up!!!

Neubius
12-18-2008, 09:02 AM
bandages, oo didn't think of that , cool ta :)
going to havelocusts swaming out of his cloak. maybe even brass ones! :/
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EWillB
12-24-2008, 12:28 PM
Excellently weird work Neubius, I'm looking forward to seeing how this goes. How are you doing the colours of the horses; if I'm not mistaken Death's should be pale and War's is red (perhaps some sort of rich Victorian rusty colour)?

Neubius
12-29-2008, 05:35 PM
hey thanks man :)

ah the colours, yes your right. i looked in to the colours when i started but mangaed to forget all about it. yeah i eckon making wars' horse have more dirty rust would be a great idea, maybe adding some kind of ivory inlays on deaths' may be cool ?

thanks man, really usefull :D

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Neubius
12-29-2008, 05:36 PM
oh, Merry Christmas every one !


if you like that kind of thing :)
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Neubius
01-06-2009, 10:10 AM
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ok, holidays over ! :) time to get back to work! little more in, need to get super busy now everyone's leaving me behind!
:)
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Ataulfo
01-08-2009, 03:54 PM
Hi dude.
Nice to see you, back again. Only 4 days to finish. Get out your best.
Cant wait to see the others horsemans.
keep it up:beer:

Neubius
01-09-2009, 12:12 PM
thanks man. yeah, i'm determind to finish this time ! going to have to boogy!
updates as soon as the site is working properly again :)

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Neubius
01-12-2009, 08:45 AM
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getting there a little at a time :/
still no design for 'famine' though..

EWillB
01-12-2009, 03:58 PM
That's looking very good and with the deadline extended I'm sure you'll get there.

I think Famine has an almost Darwin-like beard in the Durer woodcut of the Four Horsemen. Beards are very Victorian.

Or you could make Famine a very prim and proper Victorian lady. Though don't blame me if your picture becomes too hideous.

Death's scythe handle is perhaps a little thin for that wopping great blade.

Neubius
01-13-2009, 08:33 AM
EWiLB : thanks man! :) yeah with the extended deadline i reckon i'll ake it now ! yay

i'm liking the victorian lady idea, think i'll go with that, i'm not afraid of the hideous :D haha
nice one mate.
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beelow
01-13-2009, 09:17 AM
Nicely painted characters. I am sure it is pretty tough to come up with different design horses and try to stick with the steampunk theme. Waiting to see more progress. You're just like me trying to get finished hehe. Good luck with finishing.

Neubius
01-14-2009, 07:48 AM
beelow : thanks man :) hee yeah, same as always trying to fit this in around work! worth it tho, Fun! :D

good luck mate

mrpeace
01-14-2009, 09:12 AM
Nice work! keep it up!

Neubius
01-14-2009, 11:26 AM
mrpeace: thanks man :)

AK86
01-14-2009, 12:00 PM
Hey, it seems we've chosen the same myth. But your version is completely different than mine. Interesting to see what can be done with one and the same myth. Good luck to you. Looks good so far. :)

Neubius
01-14-2009, 03:08 PM
hey thanks man! :D cool lemme go check yours out :)

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Neubius
02-04-2009, 09:37 AM
Ah well ! just didn't have the time again! :( between various projects at work and training myself up in Max everynight, i just couldn't get it done. no worries i'll finish this up just for my portfolio soon.

it's been a pleasure painting along side you good people as always :) as soon as i have 5 minutes i'll zoom around and look at every ones entries.

Awesome work all over the place, good luck all !

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