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07-10-2004, 01:54 PM
Today's topic:

"Our Beloved Overlord" by ROR Posted Saturday July 10TH 2004: 10:00 US EST

Welcome to the cgtalk sketch group.

We will try to post one of these topics once a day for your enjoyment.

These are the rules:
* Post only your FINAL piece on this thread, based on the topic on the thread.
* 640 x 480 or 480 x 640/ 800 X 600 or 600 x 800
* They can be done on any medium.
* If you wish, you can add a brief text description about your piece.
* Only original compositions. No "tributes" o plagiarizing.
* The topics will be posted every day between 10:00 - 12:00 am US EST.
* The artist also has to post total length of time it took (Thanks Clanger for the idea) and program used.
* Only final pieces can be posted on the thread. They must have been done AFTER the topic has been announced.
* Any piece caught breaking the rules will be taken off the thread.
* The topics will be picked at random from the list on this thread
(The author will be given credit). So guys keep them coming.
*You can add multiple entries, but please dont post WIP (Unless you intend to update them). NEW RULE!
* Ill post ANOTHER thread to quantify and track WHO has participated the most on these threads.

Good luck

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07-10-2004, 03:11 PM
no photoshop, no i wonder if I will be able to post today.
since i havent posted all week. O_o.

07-10-2004, 06:17 PM
This is my first work posted on cgtalk. When I saw the subject I immediately thought of the book "1984." If you've read it you will understand my thought track. Enjoy! Done in painter classic with wacom intuos2.

One question since I'm a noob... how do you get the pics you attach to show up full size as opposed to a thumbnail link?

07-10-2004, 07:15 PM
The_13: You have to put it on your own webspace and link it

07-10-2004, 08:11 PM
wasn't there already a topic on this subject a while back?

:EDIT: Oh It was "our robot overlords" nvm then

07-10-2004, 09:07 PM
crap this topic is kinda hard ><

07-10-2004, 09:45 PM

Corel painter, a bit over two hours.

07-10-2004, 09:59 PM
hah Toem nice work, was gona pm u what u will come up with :P

07-10-2004, 11:09 PM
2 hours Photoshop, Trackball

07-10-2004, 11:38 PM
here's mine, info on site
damn i have no sense in drawing today

07-10-2004, 11:58 PM
about an hour in ps

07-11-2004, 12:07 AM
ok i havent posted in quite awhile, thanks for the votes last week by the way I really appreciate it, so i made this in about 10sec probably haha. hopefully ill find some more time.

07-11-2004, 01:16 AM
Heres my go at it, about 1.5 hours in photosho pwith a tablet.

07-11-2004, 04:56 AM"Springtiiiiiiiime for Hitlerrrrrr and Germanyyyyyyyyy . . ."
All I could think of was the film "The Producers", one of the funniest things Mel Brooks has ever done. About 2 hours in photoshop.

07-11-2004, 10:23 AM
Infested Dark Templar


2nd try with no lines, this time following Goro's tutorial. It's supposed to be the most beloved Overlord controlling some infested Dark Templars (or maybe some jedis, who knows) to bring glory to the Swarm! by the way, never could understand what kind of animal the Overlord is, maybe some kind of ill minded lobster, don't know...


Sir Patroclo

07-11-2004, 01:45 PM
Our beloved Overlord
Photoshop/Wacom/45 Minutes.

Patrolco: Nice one, good colors.
Ilikesoup: That was a funny movie. Blazing saddles rules as well.
Thebigxer: I like the turtle. The watercolor filter is a bit heavy though.
Goro: Good one. No bots eh?
Squee: mmm, beer....
Downwrdspiral: You do wicked thing with a trackball. Somebody should supply you with a wacom.
Rikaro: Nice, I like the hair.
TeoM: Nice, the mood reminds me a bit of spirited away.

07-11-2004, 02:11 PM
this one is inspired by Arthur C. Clarke's "Childhood's End" where one day the overlords appear over every city...sound familiar??

painter / photoshop / wacom / 1hr

As always I enjoy everyone's sketch today with standouts IHMO:

Supervlieg: that cracks me up bigtime! reminds me of the song lyrics "we shall fight for bovine freedom..." :D

Sir Patroclo , Ilikesoup, Goro: very effective :thumbsup:

07-11-2004, 03:29 PM
hehehe Supervlieg, that's just too funny :D
very nice!

07-11-2004, 05:30 PM
lol super, nice one

nilk narf
07-11-2004, 09:26 PM
OUR BELOVED OVERLORD; roughly and hour; ai and ps:

07-11-2004, 10:46 PM
Here is my first participation in Cgtalks :)

07-12-2004, 03:13 AM
I'm surprised noone has done this one yet.

Sketch on Painter about 15-20 min with mouse
Color in Photoshop 20 min

07-12-2004, 03:27 AM
Holy Cow Gally that is fantastic!

07-12-2004, 12:57 PM
death and it's inevitability is all of our overlord!

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