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12 December 2003, 03:15 AM (

Ive been working on this off and on for the past couple of months trying to get it completed for Expose2. This guy was a lot of fun and I really enjoyed working on it.


- BoBo

12 December 2003, 04:51 AM
i absolutely love it. you've done a great job on this piece. oh man, oh man. i love his expression.

:applause: :bowdown:

12 December 2003, 05:50 PM
Kewl. arwsome work..

The WIP is very educational.

12 December 2003, 05:54 PM
Absolutely amazing! This picture is perfect. Yeah, perfect as in flawless. Man. :bowdown: I bow before you :bowdown: HOW DO YOU DO THIS??? :cry:

12 December 2003, 06:10 PM
I like that ,:bounce:

12 December 2003, 06:29 PM
HOW DO YOU DO THIS??? my answer :
work,work,work !!

you are great!! It's the most incredible work I have never seen !! :eek:

Congratulation!!! :bowdown:

12 December 2003, 09:23 PM
Great job!!!:thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 09:27 PM
Great job!!!


12 December 2003, 02:23 AM
Way cool !!

12 December 2003, 06:58 AM
haha, great character. Some features of the forehead don't satisfy me, but I am so into it. Maybe a bit smooth in some places too, but I can't tell where. my eyes fool me with this picture. But wow, great job :thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 07:00 AM
Reminds me of mr Blonde from Resevoir dogs :). Nice character, true American mafioso face :thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 07:05 AM
great work! I love the style!!:thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 07:34 AM
really nice job. Reminds me of Billy Bob Thornton.

12 December 2003, 07:37 AM
My first reaction when I saw it was that it looked like Hugo Weaving....

Take his sideburns off, put him in a suit and give him singlasses, and you have Agent Smith.....

Very nice work...

Although the crack running up his forehead does feel a little strange.. ;)

12 December 2003, 07:41 AM
Thanks for posting the wips...I love seeing how people work.
The pic is really cool...I like how it seems really loose, but also really clean at the same time. Great job on the stubble!

12 December 2003, 08:14 AM
cool !!:thumbsup: :applause:

12 December 2003, 09:01 AM
I guess that Ive allready posted on polycount how cool he is but it cant hurt so say it again :)


12 December 2003, 09:21 AM
i think the nose is to short, but i can say this is really cool man, love the color alot :bowdown:

12 December 2003, 09:29 AM
Great work! I would like to share my thoughts.

The face is almost flat, and the left side of the face makes this very apparent. It does not appear to curve around the cheecks and brow. Feels like it hits that hard edge. The right eye socket appears a bit flat also. Same applies to the left side of the mouth and chin--they move from round and organic to flat and cool.

Cover up half of the face and then the other. His right side is much more developed and pleasing. I hope you understand what I mean.

You have a great piece here and I am hoping to share some things I see, myself, to make it better.

12 December 2003, 09:30 AM
Hey, BoBo!

A truly magnificent style and image :applause::applause:

Gorgeous texture and colour work...
The manner in which you've manipulated the brush to follow the direction of the skin is very well executed too, not to mention the textural work on his garments also, especially the color of the waistcoat; then there's THAT background, also... ;)

Kind of reminds me of some of Lucien Freud's work from the 60's - 70's, but with it's own bite, kick 'n tussle; great stuff;

Love it!


Duff Man
12 December 2003, 09:45 AM
Very nice work! Reminds me a lot of Billy Bob Thornton. I think it is because of his eyes and eyebrows. Did you reference him at all?

12 December 2003, 09:46 AM
Very well done.:applause: :applause: :cool:

12 December 2003, 09:53 AM
You know before I critique anyone's work I always ask what it is exactly that the artist was hoping to accomplish in his/her work, simply b/c I don't want to sound like a complete and total idiot telling someone what's wrong with their work when I don't even know what is it exactly that they are trying to do (hint, hint to some you out there). Once they tell me then I give them feedback on how to they could have better acheived that or simply that they did a wonderful job if I don't have anything to say about it. Too often when we critique we forget about the artists vision and we end up telling them how it should look b/c we have a vision of our own.

12 December 2003, 10:17 AM

I like mostly the blending of the character with the bg, it seems match perfectly and the mood is wonderful!

12 December 2003, 11:18 AM
Hey this is great stuff!

Really hope you make Expose2, it should in my opinion...


12 December 2003, 11:44 AM
Great work!:thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 12:10 PM
Bravo beautiful work , i like.
And THX for the WIP.....this is good to show use few step of your realisation :buttrock:

12 December 2003, 12:14 PM
nice , great render !

12 December 2003, 12:14 PM
This guy reminds me of Agent Smith from the matrix.. hehe :)
Cool stuff!

12 December 2003, 12:45 PM
Great work man!!! I like this kind of face!!!:applause:

12 December 2003, 01:01 PM
wow! amazing!!!


12 December 2003, 01:24 PM
Duuuuuuuuuuuuuuuude :bounce: :bowdown:

12 December 2003, 01:27 PM
Man....Fantastic work

12 December 2003, 02:07 PM

12 December 2003, 02:12 PM
Wow, this is terrific. Love your style. :arteest:

12 December 2003, 02:17 PM

12 December 2003, 02:17 PM
wow. very nice bobo, very nice. love the style, everything is perfect. :)

General Straw
12 December 2003, 02:21 PM
Looks cool man. U can now spend another few months and make it pixel perfect ;)

My Fault
12 December 2003, 04:57 PM
Sweet. I get a very Jack Elam vibe from this. Bobo rocks :thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 05:23 PM
I think it looks pretty good. It's lacking a lot though... if you like doing portraits, check out the masters. You'll see that yours is missing character. What I mean by this is, I dont get any sense of what kind of person this character is by looking at this picture.

Is he a cop? Is he a mafia guy? Is he just ****en nuts? Impossible to tell....

Check out some of the paintings by Ingres... he's undoubtedly one of the best draftsmen who has ever lived as well, so check out his drawings as well. A good majority of these are portraits...

The color and tactility for this piece are excellent...

12 December 2003, 05:23 PM

perfect style and render!!!

moose droppings
12 December 2003, 05:33 PM
"are you going to bark all day, little doggie? or are you going to bite?"


nice work dude :)

12 December 2003, 05:34 PM
Great work. He reminds me of the computer nerd guy on Alias.

12 December 2003, 06:26 PM
Greaaaaaaaaaate JOB!
Co0o0o0oool guy!

thanx!:bounce: :buttrock: :thumbsup:

12 December 2003, 06:39 PM
Except one tiny little thing that poped up to my eyes the moment I saw the image.
The right eye of the character which is further fromthe viewer seems to be smaller than in reality because as you see his face is not much drastically turned to the camera, just a tad.

Other than that, GREAT GREAT.....


12 December 2003, 06:42 PM
Wow, awesome job! :buttrock:

I have to agree, I saw Agent Smith in him as soon as I saw the wip image, but the final doesn't seem like it as much...

:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

12 December 2003, 07:57 PM
I really dig the style here. I see a lot of Hugo Weaving in this character. Maybe a mobster or old chicago cop version of Agent Smith? Heh Heh. I really like the WIPs, that helps a lot on the understaning of how you put the image together, which I love seeing. THANKS!

I like the second to last WIP, it had its own solid, clean style as well as the last and final concept. GREAT WORK! :applause:

12 December 2003, 08:31 PM
"What I mean by this is, I dont get any sense of what kind of person this character is by looking at this picture."


It's an awesome piece with lots of character!Gongrats!!!!!

12 December 2003, 08:56 PM
Yeah ... I just could say awesome work, too ... I already loved it as I saw it over at

:applause: :applause: :applause:

12 December 2003, 03:40 AM
Great work. He has great personality.

12 December 2003, 09:02 AM

Kel Solaar
12 December 2003, 11:34 AM
Excellent work, very well painted and the character has got a lot of style :)

12 December 2003, 01:01 PM
Nice character. Also nice wip.

12 December 2003, 03:41 PM
Holy frag that's nice. There's much mood in your character,, the colors, composition. A job well done. Keep it going. I don't mean to be a jack@ss, but what medium?

12 December 2003, 08:54 PM
His face looks out of perspective.Like his eyes are shifted to the right of his mouth.

12 December 2003, 01:38 AM
Great looking piece, and i like being able to see the WIP. One question: is there a another step between step 3 and 4? Seems like a big jump.


12 December 2003, 09:02 PM
This is awesome. I love the progression picture too.

It looks like Jack Nickelson (spelling?) and the guy from GTA3 combined.

nice:beer: :buttrock: :drool:

09 September 2005, 09:30 PM
Great work....i just can say...

I want to know If i'm allowed to use the images those are published Here as base of
my 3d works!...
Thanx these great image anyhow.
because activated my mind when i viewed this...:bounce:

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