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08-06-2004, 12:28 PM
"There's someone at the window" By ZEM (
Posted August 6th 9:00 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 / 480 x 640 OR 800 x 600 /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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08-06-2004, 01:51 PM
Two in a row? Man, you're making me proud over here.

Had to use some reference for the body, because I only had 20 min. Those with a high gamma setting might even see the síluette of someone in the window. Man, what a rush job!

08-06-2004, 04:14 PM
30 mins ps

this one was hard no ideas :( well this is what i came up with

08-06-2004, 06:29 PM
was dry on this one (also: the idea I had looked better in me head)
Flash 5
1 hour and 4 minutes

08-06-2004, 08:44 PM
Yesterday at the Zoo in the Kodiac-Bear Cage: "There´s someone at the window"!

45 Min.
Canon 3200F Scanner

I was going to paint the whole scene when i realized
that i like the black and white version most...

08-06-2004, 10:07 PM
There's someone at the window... wait... is that the grim reaper?

little less than an hour in ps using a wacom tablet thingy... hope to start doing these consistantly once I get back from vacation next wednesday. Cheers!

08-06-2004, 10:57 PM
Hello everyone, funny ideas so far, here is another perspective!
45 min, wacom, PS

08-07-2004, 12:39 AM
Here's mine... 1 hour i think.. yeah... i think... mmm yeah 1 hour.. hehe photoshop cs with intros tablet

08-07-2004, 01:52 AM

1 1/2h sketch & inverted in PS.

Here is the original:
Not sure which one I like more.

08-07-2004, 04:11 AM
Here's mine. Painter Classic/Photoshop/wacom.

1 hour

It's a picture of an alien outside someone's bed window. It's from the point of view of someone laying on a bed and looking out the window and seeing the Alien.

08-07-2004, 04:49 AM
well, as almost all of you i really want to paint better in ps :) , so i think i must keep practicing everyday. this is the result of today:

1.5 hr ps

08-07-2004, 07:08 AM


I'm too sleepy to say anything.

captain chapo
08-07-2004, 07:46 AM
just a quick one. 20 mins PS.

08-07-2004, 08:35 AM
2 hours, photoshop.

08-07-2004, 09:25 AM
Its like 5 in the morning so I made it quick...about 20 min in PS CS with a Wacom Tablet. This is the first time I have really ever tried anything like this. Sounds like a really cool idea though! I look forward to entering in future contests ;)

08-07-2004, 09:29 AM
Coolness good job Steve

08-07-2004, 09:58 AM
2hrs - painter - tablet

going to try submitting more often...

first digital painting that i actually didnt do a paint over on.... (i know i know you learn nothing from it... hence why im trying to do without now)

08-07-2004, 11:32 AM
PS 1hr

08-07-2004, 11:34 AM
hi folks!!! (i like this word)

sketch with water on paper,then PS7(wacom tablet),2h

08-07-2004, 12:50 PM
Hi All,

painter / 1hr30

08-07-2004, 04:00 PM
There's someone at the window
Photoshop, 3 hours:

08-07-2004, 05:31 PM

Someday I'll draw quicker. This one was done in two stages, altogether 3hrs or so.
PS &Wacom

nilk narf
08-07-2004, 06:11 PM
©nilk narf

08-07-2004, 07:18 PM

08-07-2004, 10:12 PM
wow franz... that's so awesome!

Care to tell me how you did it? :o

08-08-2004, 02:46 AM
what's the last thing that goes through a fly's mind when it hits a window?'s a**!

There's someone at the window....ahhhh it's a suicidal flying thingy!

15 minutes,blue ball point pen,drawn on the back of an e-mail containing my work for the weekend.

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08-08-2004, 03:37 AM
Here is mine. About 20-30 minutes with sepia-tone pencil and paper.
Don't paint in photoshop, because I have a touchpad mouse, and a not-so-good laptop.


08-08-2004, 05:06 PM
I think there is nothing special to it, what you like is probably that ist all done with rather fast strokes, which brings a certain dynamic.

08-09-2004, 05:48 PM
Franz, I love your style

Photoshop and Mouse 10 + 40 minutes, kinda late. But I wanted to finish.

08-10-2004, 12:10 AM
Hey Franz, great loose style, really atmospheric!


Frank Dodd
08-16-2004, 07:24 PM
Very nice work Franz great body shape and colour a contender for sure. Great entertaining sketches from everyone really. Top jobs

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