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DavidSmit
06-12-2009, 09:03 AM
David Smit is entered in the "Secret Agent" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/secret_agent/view_entries.php?challenger=17628)

Latest Update: Final Image: Secret Agents
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249742912_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=6033104#post6033104)

platernity
06-21-2009, 06:57 PM
good luck and have a nice time :thumbsup:

Love your works so i can't wait for your secret agents works !

DavidSmit
06-27-2009, 04:44 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1246074266_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1246074266_medium.jpg)

First concept rough for one of the robots!
But David.. what's the concept?

Stay tuned and you'll find out! :)

DavidSmit
06-27-2009, 04:46 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1246074412_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1246074412_medium.jpg)

A composition sketch / tryout.

But David.. Thats all pencils!

Yes my young padawan. I'm using the ancient technique of pencils!

Going to Vietnam soon, hopefully can upload some more stuff before than.

FalyneVarger
06-27-2009, 05:02 AM
These look great so far. I love the way you sketch.

BlenderFan
06-28-2009, 11:55 PM
That is just awesome the way you handle pencils.

How do you deal with the perspective on such large and complex creatures as the robot?

This is one of the best challenge entries I have seen so far.

Cheers and God bless.

MikeTheHunter
06-29-2009, 01:34 PM
Nice going so far, mate. Any details about the story? :)

DavidSmit
07-01-2009, 01:39 AM
Thanks guys!!

Blender Fan:
Something like that only works if you go completely in to it. I can't always do it, but when I'm in the right state of mind I can just see how it should be, it's like the whole robot is 10times as big and 3d dimensional. When I saw the drawing again later I was surprised how small it was (weird with something you made yourself).
Fuzzy explanations I know, sorry about that. Basics is: get into the right flow.

Hey Mikey! (are you stalking me? ;)) Thanks. Haha, I'm not giving away everything yet, gotta keep some surprises. But: it involves cool robots, possibly aliens and an invasion.... with a twist... more soon!
Hopefully I'm able to do some more soon. But it's crazy at the moment! I'm getting ready to Art Direct a project in Vietnam, so a lot of arrangments need to be made for that. Next to that a few jobs, this competition and that all while traveling and sleeping in busy hostels... :P (but I'm not complaining, I like my life!).

Cheers guys!

DavidSmit
07-09-2009, 12:49 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1247140197_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1247140197_medium.jpg)

Another robot design. Not sure if the girl is going to be part of it, but it just happend while I was drawing :).

DavidSmit
07-28-2009, 11:30 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777029_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777029_medium.jpg)

Character sketch, and some random other sketches

DavidSmit
07-28-2009, 11:33 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777200_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777200_medium.jpg)

First rough of the composition

DavidSmit
07-28-2009, 11:34 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777239_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777239_medium.jpg)

Very rough value test

DavidSmit
07-28-2009, 11:37 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777446_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248777446_medium.jpg)

Start of the lineart. Normally i don't really do lineart for digital images, but somehow i'm really into lineart lately. Great way to sharpen my lineart skills :).

Now the final concept is known and out there its time for the final sprint. Hopefully I get enough free time the upcoming days to make this image as I envision it. :)

Good luck everyone!

mic
07-28-2009, 08:00 PM
Wow!! great sketches!!! Really hope to see your final piece.

Good Luck!!! :thumbsup:

garrymikedavid
07-28-2009, 08:03 PM
Looking good so far David! Can't wait to see your piece finished with your lovely style of coloring!

Cheers,

Garry

dingwang6
07-28-2009, 08:06 PM
hi, really really nice line drawing and design, cant wait to see more!:thumbsup:

DavidSmit
07-29-2009, 02:26 AM
Thanks guys!!
Hopefully I'm able to give an update tonight!

Cheers,
David

DavidSmit
07-29-2009, 11:56 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248865007_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248865007_medium.jpg)

Update on the line art

DavidSmit
07-29-2009, 11:57 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248865060_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248865060_medium.jpg)

Daylight test. I don't think I'll be going for this one, but had to test it.

DavidSmit
07-29-2009, 11:59 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248865197_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1248865197_medium.jpg)

Night test. I'll probably go for something like this. I'm really looking forward to diving in and start the actual painting. But I'm also scared shitless. Lately I'm very inspired by the old Disney background paintings. I want to go for a similar feel, but those guys are hardcore fine artists.... :)

chilombiano
07-31-2009, 04:59 AM
nice concept and beautiful sketches! ..so good to see an old fashion paper sketch ...and uncommon these days.
hope to see more. your color technique is vey nice

DavidSmit
08-01-2009, 10:02 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249117353_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249117353_medium.jpg)

Lets do this. I've got to start painting otherwise I'll never make it. So I guess this is the setup i'm going to start with... lets see what happens :)

DavidSmit
08-02-2009, 02:29 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249219765_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249219765_medium.jpg)

Houston, we have liftoff!
Rendering started. Gonna be a long sit, but it should be good fun! :)

authentic
08-02-2009, 08:04 PM
hey I like this character, very original.

Pencracker
08-02-2009, 08:39 PM
Cool concept! I like the characters too.

Stormf
08-02-2009, 09:16 PM
Looking really good, there is something really cool about your character, can't quite put my finger on it but he looks really cool. Can't wait to see more ;)

JRBRAZ
08-02-2009, 11:54 PM
Very funny and original character!!

Run just 1 week to go!!

DavidSmit
08-03-2009, 05:47 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249318075_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249318075_medium.jpg)

Thanks a lot guys!
Small update. Main part of the road, some bushes and some more details on the character. We're getting there... slowly :).

grooshka
08-03-2009, 06:06 PM
Perfect pencil sketches :thumbsup:
I like this scene a lot. makes me laugh. Used cans on wrists? Hahaha - great!
With scouts like this one I feel perfectly safe :scream:

I see scout's shadow on boarding, but ground lacks shadows from boy and the boarding. Am I right?

diissar
08-03-2009, 06:50 PM
i really like your character,especialy his facial expression, keep it up!!

MikeTheHunter
08-04-2009, 08:17 PM
Hey hey, mate. Hurry it up, deadline in a few days. Good luck, mate :)

The image looks very cool, I'd just check the hand that's holding the gun - it's not quite clear how the hand is holding it. Other than that - superb work :)

DavidSmit
08-06-2009, 06:21 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249579270_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249579270_medium.jpg)

pfff getting kind of stressy now. It's hard to combine this image with my current job. It's going to be a long last 2 days.

DavidSmit
08-08-2009, 03:39 PM
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..kkrrrrrr
'Robby, Robby you there?'
? krrr .
'You have to call me Super spy!!! '
? krrr.
'oh yeah. ? ehh Super Spy, you there?'
?. kkkrrr.
'Yes Mr invisible, I'm here.'
? krrr.
'Good. Pay attention we have company. It think its the droids-bots of planet ? ehhh
?. kkkrrr
'.. robotica!'
...krrrr
'robotica yeah. They're here to steal our cup cakes. Disguise yourself as one of them and try to mingle. We have find the brain-bot and disable it with our super-laser-rocket-pistols!'
?KKRRRR
'Roger'.


Jimmy, Robby! Dinner!

DavidSmit
08-08-2009, 03:48 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249742912_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/24/17628/17628_1249742912_medium.jpg)

Software: Photoshop,Sketchbook Pro

..kkrrrrrr
'Robby, Robby you there?'
… krrr .
'You have to call me Super spy!!! '
… krrr.
'oh yeah. … ehh Super Spy, you there?'
…. kkkrrr.
'Yes Mr invisible, I'm here.'
… krrr.
'Good. Pay attention we have company. It think its the droids-bots of planet … ehhh
…. kkkrrr
'.. robotica!'
...krrrr
'robotica yeah. They're here to steal our cup cakes. Disguise yourself as one of them and try to mingle. We have find the brain-bot and disable it with our super-laser-rocket-pistols!'
…KKRRRR
'Roger'.


Jimmy, Robby! Dinner!

Randis
08-09-2009, 12:03 PM
cool, that turned out nicely! Very good mood here! Great job!

MikeTheHunter
08-09-2009, 12:14 PM
Sweet job, mate, I used to be a bit chubby like this kid :) Where do you work now, by the way?

Good luck :)

DavidSmit
08-13-2009, 05:57 AM
Thanks guys!

Mike: At the moment I'm art director at a video game project in Vietnam. Setting up a studio and trying to get the project running. It's just for a few months (probably). After that... dunno, freelance again I guess :) (first go back home though and relax a bit, been traveling for more than a year then).
Where are you at, at the moment?
Goodluck!

tunes
08-14-2009, 04:15 AM
Mann... That's a GREAT and funny work, David!

Congratz for your job!! Perfect expressions! =D

:thumbsup:

MikeTheHunter
08-14-2009, 09:32 PM
Dave - art director, niiice :) Good luck with your project. About me - I'm a concept artist at People Can Fly that is part of Epic Games, which is sweeeet :) I'm really lucky. And sometimes really tired, as well :) We're working on unannounced project and doing environments and props for them. Gonna write more when I'll get more rest.

gpepper
08-16-2009, 11:19 AM
Great one ! very naive and scary idea...
They don't seem to understand what really happen but they play the game... Children...
Thanks for this, very refreshing !

DavidSmit
10-10-2009, 06:14 AM
Thanks guys!
Well competition is over, I didn't win unfortunately. Didn't even make it to the honorable mentions :(. Congrats to all the winners!

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