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10 October 2005, 07:27 AM
Hi there!

A lot of great work here people! Keep em comming!

m@: your works are simply great, your hard work is showing its fruits on a daily basis:applause::buttrock:

its truly inspirative to look on your art and every time one could easily want to paint something - thx for sharing your stuff!!

metaborg: I like your noir painting a lot, it has great appeal:thumbsup:

photoeyes: your line work is great and really heavy on all those details - I like it a lot:thumbsup:, but you should try different approach for coloring - it doesnt work well together (loose a lot of lines and use color instead it would make a big difference!)

hereīs my painting when messing with Artists oils in Painter, photo ref used, approx. 2hrs

10 October 2005, 12:15 PM


10 October 2005, 02:37 AM
wanbao: nice to see you here~~~! great atmosphere~~~! cool as usual~~~! :thumbsup:

<F 15 E> by Photoshop 7

10 October 2005, 05:27 AM

10 October 2005, 05:33 AM

10 October 2005, 08:33 AM

10 October 2005, 02:15 PM
wanbao and zhuzhu- Wow!!!:bounce:

10 October 2005, 03:41 PM
wanbao: thanks~~~ your new work still amazing~~~! btw, check your Private Messages, about 5d bbs.

pushav: thank you. glad to meet you here~~~:)

F-15 again:

10 October 2005, 10:20 PM
Thanks guys, your words mean a lot for me.
zhuzhu : great jets~

keep painting all!

10 October 2005, 11:30 PM
m@ i am seriously amazed - you have a ridiculous amout of skill. I could have sworn that was a 3D model when I first looked at it...or a photo :scream: Could I ask what res you worked at for this? thanks,

10 October 2005, 12:57 AM
Wow m@. That is the type of stuff that discourages me from posting Lol. One day I will grow big and strong. maybe.:D

10 October 2005, 07:23 PM
m@, zhuzhu: Just beautiful. Seeing your latest pics inspired me to do some painting again.
gimp, 2h

10 October 2005, 07:56 PM
m@, something tells me you must be blown away by your own piece right about now! I've looked through all of your posted paintings on your website! Your evolution is unparalleled from what I can's amazing and admirable! Your style is highly advanced and mature! I can relate deeply to many of your forms with an original sensation of admiration. :thumbsup:

Your leaping it technique must have some specific origin. What's your secret! What are you looking at? The color and contrast ratio is extremely balanced! You're doing fantastic work with it, but what's your "inspiration" in terms of light and color! Looks like it has a guide of some kind. I believe this could make you reveal a great information for everyone, who's unfamiliar with it. :lightbulb

Congratulations and ROCK ON!!! :buttrock:

10 October 2005, 09:26 PM
audit : thanks. I worked in 2000*1200 approx for this one.

pushav : thanks but hey! keep working and posting!

Plagiarism : hey thanks, I'm really glad if my work can motivate! but I don't see your pic though , only like 10% of it shows on my screen :(

Taron333 : thanks man, it means a lot coming from you. Well, I don't really know. Concerning my progression, I've been speed painting a LOT this last month (which makes me dead tired atm ), and it really helps. The reason I draw so much I don't really know.... for one thing, I stopped playing videos games :p

I've been working on 3D stuff and traditionnal for a long time before I started painting in photoshop, so one of the reasons of a quick progression is that I start to feel technically "at home" with photoshop so I can express everything I've learned by other medium .

Design wise it's the same , the designs I'm drawing in say, the last one is stuff that I have in mind for years now. I just start to feel confident enough in photoshop to dare speedpainting them.

About lighting, well, I just started lately to study photos and use photos as references ; though I didn't use any for the last pic, I just used a simple wireframe as perspective guide.

But in the picture of the plane and the one with the round robot in the street, I looked at a photo at the same time to inspire myself of the light. I guess those exercises helped.

I used to never work from ref (in 2d or 3d), thinking that it would restrain my creativity. only now I understand what a mistake it was, and wish I would have studied more !

But anyway, I think above all that observation and reflexion is important to paint good lighting, I always try to understand the surfaces and the space around my scene, how bright the light sources are, what colours etc and paint the radiosity, reflections etc accordingly. I guess my experience in 3d helped a lot too.

Hehe what a long post, but your questions were interresting, and thanks again Taron!

no ref, 1hour 30 approx :

10 October 2005, 09:44 PM
thanks a lot for the post! pics are so amazing, the first one its a beautifull piece and so in space! cant say no more, last one its seriouslly amazing considering you used no reference. keep doing this man! thank you so much.

10 October 2005, 09:52 PM
Beautiful reply, m@! Thank you! That's pretty much percisely what I expected! I also notice the benefit of studying photos! I have to start doing that more intensely! I usually like to work based on logic, trying to comprehend the flow of light and bounces, but I happen to realize again (because I've been thinking about that particular thing for the last 20 years I think), that the contrast ratio between light and lit surfaces is so sensitive to the material it's supposed to simulate (photo, human eye, settings and properties) that it really requires some careful studies. It currently is simply impossible to fully replicate real life's effect contrasts on the human eye unless you have some kind of insanely experimental and expensive gear to even view that stuff. One day HighDynamicRange Screens may be available to the public and GFXboards handle the bit depth to make use of it, but for's all about understanding what a white surface means to a bright haze of light.
I'm unbelievably happy to find the same philosophies I have in such an amazing artist as you are! Deeply happy! Although I'm sometimes almost angry that I spread myself so thin that I can't really focus on anything enough for any extended period of time, I have no regrets, yet, find works like yours and your personal development awe-inspiring and even draw strength from it!

You rock!


10 October 2005, 10:28 PM
M@- Thanks for the reply. Speed painting is new to me and I try to find a brush that is right for me. So I made some in Ps7 and I guess they are decent. anyway here is my new stuff

Done in Photoshop 7.0 About 20 min in total.

B&W version

Color version



10 October 2005, 10:28 PM
I dont have any new painting but I have to reply because I simply canīt resist guys:scream: so heres my apologies! I will post tomorrow I promise:deal:

Taron and m@:

I was thinking about the same Taron (m@īs great and fast progress) and exactly wanted to ask for m@īs "secret" but my english is so poor that I didnīt dare - it wouldnīt be so nice and polite like Tarons words:rolleyes: I even wanted to ask ma@ to post links to his old works so I can track (and get inspired by) his great progress! I think it would be great to see them in one thread. I have already a lot of ma@īs older works (from CA too), but there are probably many unseen from past (I can remember just two - dancing girl with red hair and boys on roofs) - I mean real "m@īs oldschool pieces" not those seen here in Speedpaint thread.

It simply does mean a lot for me too, thank you both of you guys!! See ya later...

10 October 2005, 10:32 PM
Uploaded my previous pic again, it seems to show up ok now. Here's another one:
gimp, 1h

10 October 2005, 12:29 AM
have to agree with taron...your improvement is insane....the force is with you m@
Your last couple of speedpaints kicks so much ***

But taron...wait a are also one of the fast improvers...when I see at
your blog it's insane how you paint now.
Had a lot of things to do the last weeks (that's why I coudn't make the first ps step sorry for that) I'll send you an e-mail soon! ^^

today's sketch...

10 October 2005, 12:43 AM
Goro-You have a step by step? Where? Lol. I like you video of the elephant in the jungle. Nice work. Thoses brushes that you give away does not work in my ps7 :(

10 October 2005, 07:17 AM
really great sketches here, hope i can keep up.

Hey M@., zhuzhu, Goro Great work guys..

10 October 2005, 08:28 AM
m@ ,Goro great :thumbsup:

10 October 2005, 08:37 AM
M@, I'm so in love with the design, choice of colour, and painterly/textural/lighting effects in all your sketches. Hugely inspiring. Eventually I want to spend all my time working on my own projects, I hope that you do the same one day, cos' it would be incredible to see your stuff expanded into a comic book or animation format.

And I've got to get back to finishing off our mini-challenge on day soon!

All the best man,

10 October 2005, 09:01 AM
renderwhite : thanks

Taron : thanks again, a lot, for your words. I can't wait to paint in HDR :D

pushav : keep it up!

Libor : hey, thanks. Waw, you remember those :D on my site though you can see some of my older work.

Goro : thanks a lot man; nice character, lots of personality, and great colors.

SquarePixel, bin : thanks.

gjpetch : hi there man! great to see you here :D I deeply appreciate your words, glad you like. And yeah, I definitely plan to work on my personnal ideas! I just never really dare to start , thinking I need to get better before :p and yeah... we need to get back to those two creatures; would be a shame to stop them at this point :D see you around!

sorry no pic
One to be expected later today, when I get back home...though I had to reply to all those nice words :)

10 October 2005, 09:29 AM
Holy mother of gods m@, your paintings are beautiful. You really should expand into comics or something similar so we can enjoy a whole barrage of them :)

10 October 2005, 11:49 AM
quick soldier doodle in PS, hope to post something more developed soon...

10 October 2005, 04:00 PM
Used ref for environment.

10 October 2005, 04:11 PM
Lol nice one!.

M@-thanks. I guess I will get there eventually.

Well rebecca kimmel of the anatomy forums wanted me to try a sumi-e painting. So here is my first try at this style of painting.

10 October 2005, 04:22 PM
heres another one for today, done in PS

10 October 2005, 06:42 PM

10 October 2005, 11:02 PM
Nice wrok people. I just finished this total time 40 mins in photoshop 7with graphire 2.......

Peace out

10 October 2005, 05:48 AM
m@: thanks~~~! your works all great.

Goro: funny style~~~!

SquarePixel: nice MT sketch~~~!

Petri.J: great colors~~~!

pushav: nice to see you have keep it up. i think you don't worry about which PS brushes using. three brushes just enough.

Hard round brush:for basic painting.

Airbrush:for blending and rendering.

Texture brush(like chalk): for apply texture surface.

[General] in Photoshop 7

10 October 2005, 02:40 PM
Zhuzhu-Yeah I reduced the number of brushes I used to 2 lol. Custom palette knife and custom rake brush I created. I should start using the basic round but I dont like photoshop's round that much. I should try harder. I will post more. Thanks for the comment.

10 October 2005, 06:02 PM
Done in painter7 and photoshop7 Time:about 50 mins total


10 October 2005, 07:09 PM
WOW, amazing work SquarePixel, PetriJ & zhuzhu - no competition there :( My poorie quickie, kinda abstract this time :L

10 October 2005, 08:07 PM
photoshop... Saturday morning 1hr

ZHUZHU... you're speedies are improving at a phenomenal rate... keep it up. Those jets blew my mind. Love the horse too!

Wanbao: great lighting and composition... amazing

M@: thanks for the photostudy comments yay!

10 October 2005, 08:12 PM
Thanks korpi and zhuzhu.

korpi- You pic has a nice flow to it, hardly a "poor quicky". looks cool.

zhuzhu- Nice composition man!

Libor, and Petri.J, nice guys.

10 October 2005, 08:15 PM
korpi, you rock :buttrock:
This pic is full of movement, like a tree which begins to live.

Just returend from a little walk in the moonlight ^v^ my soul hunts desires.jpg

10 October 2005, 02:07 AM
Here is another. wow 2 in a day.

Ps7 about 35 mins..

10 October 2005, 02:27 AM
everybody good works~~~!

pushav: Speedpainting not only try to how fast and short time used, try to think more, paint in less strokes.

korpi:thanks~~~ your work just simple beautiful~~~!

MattVogt:thank you~~~!

SquarePixel: pleasure~~~

[Killer] in Photoshop 7

10 October 2005, 03:56 AM
Zhuzhu-that is hard for me especially doing 100 percent digital. Can I use a scanned sketch to speedpaint? It is hard for me to setup a scene doing all digital. Maybe you can help me or make one of your tutorials. That would be helpful. Thanks.

10 October 2005, 04:39 AM
well, here is my horrible contribution
1st: less than 1 hour
2nd: more than 2

10 October 2005, 09:52 AM
wow zhuzhu...

pushav, rodrigobraga, Vyse_soa, nice guys keep them coming...

10 October 2005, 11:32 PM
Thanks guys.

Libor : your last one is awesome

zhuzhu, Petri.J : great!

some technological nonsense:

10 October 2005, 06:03 AM
pushav: it is ok to use a scanned sketch to speedpaint,whatever,if got good results,it is ok. don't worry about 100% in some place.

m@. : thanks~~~! your works always amazing me~~~! nice robot~~~!

a little update:

10 October 2005, 09:08 AM
wow, 2 days without Inet connection and a lot of cool stuff here!!:eek:

ZhuZhu: great to see you posting often these days in SpdPaint thread, all your stuff rocks:buttrock:

SquarePixel: nice enviromental doodles, I like the last yellowish most:thumbsup:

m@: I dig your steel rendering, great sketch-cool design:applause:

so I continue rotating the wheel by this doodle, obviously a bit flat lighted, but pleasant colors I think...

Keep up the good work cgtalkers!:deal:

10 October 2005, 10:43 AM
first one. :-/

10 October 2005, 11:31 AM

10 October 2005, 08:21 PM
Fantastic pieces here

Korpi I really like your last post, great style!

10 October 2005, 09:35 PM
Heres my first contribution to the speetpaints:

10 October 2005, 12:16 AM
thnx guys!
M@ rock on dude!

ye nice Mr. Bruckner!

10 October 2005, 05:54 AM
I recognize a lot of people here ;)

10 October 2005, 01:20 PM
about 30 min w/mouse at work:p

10 October 2005, 06:34 PM
about 2 h..mouse painting...just an experimental thing..just learning...

10 October 2005, 06:46 PM
Zhuzhu- That is good to know. Now I can let loose!:thumbsup:

Nice Work All! Keep it up.

10 October 2005, 07:27 PM
@metacool ai bem, moco! gostou boes do desenho!! two tumbs up

10 October 2005, 07:56 PM


10 October 2005, 11:12 PM
nice to see you here vyle!

10 October 2005, 01:08 PM
>Goro : Thanks Mr Fujita :thumbsup:
Here's Mr Claw or big W.

10 October 2005, 03:30 PM
JFB: thats a hell sweet painting!! I like your unique style and colors a lot!!

heres my latest charcoal doodle without ref (I know it looks like Max Payne, but it was just an accident, really:shrug: )

Cheers and keep em comming people!

10 October 2005, 09:59 PM (

beast study...painter IX
started from silhouette, built bone structure, built muscles...value study with simple is the result. taken way too long :D

jfb: that's cool man :D

10 October 2005, 10:36 PM
Hi everyone
nice sketches Goro! just have to do a monkey, hehe:buttrock:

10 October 2005, 03:26 AM
jfb- great sketches!

vyle- nice to see you here man.

Goro and renderwhite- nice gorillas!

Libor- thanks- liked your your forest.

10 October 2005, 04:05 PM
>SquarePixel/Xillion/Libor: Thanks, great works here!

10 October 2005, 05:26 PM
Hello, everyone. This is my first official post on CG talk. I have been seeing such kichass work here i couldnt help myself but to join in on the fun. So heres something i did the other day. the idea was this vampire plays his harp to summon the creatures of the night, and this being the momment before he....... well you know, beats them down!. let me know what you guys think!!:) ?


10 October 2005, 10:14 PM
you guys are so amazing! O_o

PSElements - 1h and something

10 October 2005, 10:26 PM
Alkaline111 and jfb- very nice!

10 October 2005, 10:38 PM
1 --- 20 minutes.... Sad penguin

10 October 2005, 11:03 PM
alkaline: great fisrt entry, reminds me of "the crow" somehow. keep them coming!

10 October 2005, 02:39 AM
paint to post...

10 October 2005, 10:39 AM
great works guys!

10 October 2005, 02:12 PM

10 October 2005, 04:26 PM

Wow. Wow. You mastered that hard brush covers by the opaque airbrush method. I should try somethind lke that. Hopefully I can come up with something nice. You should post more fashion speed paints. Nice!:buttrock:

10 October 2005, 06:25 PM
This poor girl was trapped in the cellar of my mind.
She meant to get out in 15 minutes, and she did.

- my first speedpaint on CGnetworks.

10 October 2005, 07:17 PM
Nothing like a day on the field with a sword in your hand.

10 October 2005, 07:36 PM
Alkaline-Welcome! Post more work.:thumbsup:
Elfhands- nice!!
SquarePixel-Nice mood and fellin going on there.
renderwhite-nice to see your work here
wo0Dm@N-:buttrock: Keep it up.
To all of those I have missed- Keep up the good work.

I forgot to post my remade version og the Lion head.


10 October 2005, 12:19 AM
Hey there!

Zhuzhu: That last girl is breathtaking! The shapes are so simplified... I dunno,..real cool!

Here are two speedies I did for fun in the last couple weeks.

10 October 2005, 12:25 AM
stephan.s- Nice work. I like the ship!:thumbsup:

10 October 2005, 12:58 AM
zhu zhu that last is really awesome!

10 October 2005, 04:54 PM

10 October 2005, 05:17 PM
stephan.s ~ great works.

10 October 2005, 09:13 PM

nice work fella's

10 October 2005, 10:19 PM

10 October 2005, 10:51 PM
Thanks SquarePixel, fantastic landscape.
Great introduction Alkaline111, welcome on board
Great works all!

10 October 2005, 10:57 PM
pushav, bin: thanks! :)

spyro: Real nice colors and atmosphere! Great work! looks a little empty though. I guess it lacks all those smaller buildings that crowd the free space. But I know painting them is a pain in the butt :) I always wondered how Spooge etc paint cityscapes so naturally and quickly and it looks like each building is placed correctly in perspective...

bin: The last one is real cool!

jfb:cool style!

10 October 2005, 07:03 AM
great sketches guys!

10 October 2005, 09:52 AM
...... :)

10 October 2005, 04:34 PM
Dont know how i came up with this.
I was just doodling around... :argh:

10 October 2005, 10:55 PM
everybody great stuff!

10 October 2005, 01:35 AM
keep them coming guys, nice paintings everyone!

10 October 2005, 03:29 AM
Goro,stephan.s ~ i'm interested in your theme-the flaring i paint it too.

10 October 2005, 09:16 AM
cool sketches bin and Goro

10 October 2005, 04:44 PM
Heres a little doodle i did the other day:)

squarepixel: Love the atmosphere in that last piece!!

stephan S: You definitely cause some tension for the viewer, in a good way. I feel like im on the tracks with that guy, GET OFF THE TRACKS!!

Great stuff everyone!!


10 October 2005, 03:00 AM
wow amazing stuff on the last few pages! Stephan & Goro im always happy to see your stuff .... you should do a collab again sometime :)

ps + mouse | 2h

10 October 2005, 03:46 AM
wow~~~! everybody good works here,and thanks all for the [fashion] reply.

here's the new one:

10 October 2005, 01:05 PM

zhuzhu - great!!!

10 October 2005, 05:21 PM
so many cool paintings here to name it all, so great work guys!!

squarepixel, goro, zhuzhu etc.

heres my painter oil-mess, wanted to paint something, photo ref used...

10 October 2005, 12:58 PM
Does that make her "green-minded"?
22 minutes.

10 October 2005, 04:52 PM
Hey everyone!... heres a quick painting i did for sketch of the day "Thors fishing trip" never got around to throwing it up , since its so late thought id post it up here:) looking good guys:)!!!

10 October 2005, 10:24 PM
Nice on alkaline, very dynamic!

Another to add to the glowing ball series:

10 October 2005, 07:39 AM
Thanks Libor and Alkaline111..

Libor- I should really try to speed paint with painter, looks great man.

Alkaline111- your last one was tight!

zhuzhu- crazy man!

10 October 2005, 08:18 AM
SquarePixel ( vbmenu_register("postmenu_2772212", true); :COOL~ I LIKE IT

10 October 2005, 01:06 PM
Hey Square, do you use lasso/marque tools to when doing really percise hard edged shapes? Like in the tile floor in your last one?

Also, i guess this question could be directed to everyone. How often and how important does everyone feel it is to paint from life, opposed to imigination? i find myself drawing monsters, elves etc.... in my spare time, i cant help it, but it is practice, and i do want to get better as do we all:) Just curious on other artist take on the importance of life study?


10 October 2005, 01:32 PM
cool stuffs everyone~! let's go rock~!:bounce:


10 October 2005, 07:11 PM
cool stuffs everyone~! let's go rock~!:bounce:


I was wondering, where do you find your references if you use any.

10 October 2005, 11:11 PM
wanbao and zhuzhu, nice guys

Alkaline111- yah sometimes i need use the lasso/marque tools because even with a hard brush it doesnt get that hard clean line which is desired.

Lighting and material test

10 October 2005, 11:20 PM
nice wanbao and zhu!
yesterday I watched a dylan cole dvd. I wanted to try those city scapes.

about an hour in ps

10 October 2005, 09:12 AM
Hi everyone
mind PS 1hr 30min

10 October 2005, 11:08 AM
About 40 minutes. Painter IX + Intuos.

10 October 2005, 12:23 PM
PS / 1hr

10 October 2005, 12:42 PM

10 October 2005, 02:12 PM
I was wondering, where do you find your references if you use any.

it was easy when you use Google to search the key word "ballet"

10 October 2005, 03:13 PM
GORO:nice work~

about an hour in ps

10 October 2005, 05:06 PM
master of brushstroke zhuzhu, so simplified but so effective, really nice work in here guys


10 October 2005, 05:12 PM
Hi everyone!
By seeing all the great paintings here I want show you my drawings too:

10 October 2005, 08:55 PM

10 October 2005, 11:37 PM
one from ref, googling weather photo's, couldn't resist

edit - forgot to say, stephan - yep, there's gotta be a transform trick or something involved, i'm thinking if he doesn't use a 3d base, he must paint it flat on and transform before giving it height or something, either that or he really is a god :)

10 October 2005, 12:24 AM
rock on spyro!

keko I think if you made your brushstrokes sharper your images will look even better.

10 October 2005, 07:20 AM
Nice work everyone, keep them coming!

10 October 2005, 02:31 PM
It has been a while.
Here is some semi new stuff that I have done.
100 percent digital
Totoal time 30 mins. each



10 October 2005, 02:54 PM

10 October 2005, 10:13 PM
The first was a late daily sketch paint, the other was a half hour speed paint. ( (

10 October 2005, 10:15 PM
goro, likewise man, love the simplicity of that one, squarepixel, digging the mood, nice stuff guys

10 October 2005, 09:44 AM
spyroteknik: pleasure~~~! your works are great too!

Goro: wow~! man~! that was hot~!

Justy: cool stuffs~~~!

pushav: nice brushstrokes try,but you should pay attention to the shapes and value more.

quick sketch in Photoshop 7

10 October 2005, 03:41 PM
Zhuzhu-I dont really see the shapes when I paint. I do when I draw. I dunno but it is weird. I tried to do the stroke method but it is not working for me. My color selection in photoshop is bad. I wish the program had a color wheel like painter.

Here is another startied in painter 7 and finished in photoshop 7....

10 October 2005, 06:03 PM

10 October 2005, 03:17 AM
Zhuzhu-I dont really see the shapes when I paint. I do when I draw. I dunno but it is weird. I tried to do the stroke method but it is not working for me. My color selection in photoshop is bad. I wish the program had a color wheel like painter

try to feel the shapes, it was necessarily. use color choice in photoshop, i always use color palette,and set HSB mode to adjustment, that would be fine.

another quick one:

10 October 2005, 03:44 AM
painter/ps noref

2 hrs


10 October 2005, 06:24 AM
why i can't see the pic?

10 October 2005, 08:37 AM
great piece, Weedlog~ :applause:

10 October 2005, 08:23 PM

//good work everyone.

10 October 2005, 11:20 PM
zhuzhu, goro, spyro, squarepixel, everybody else - cool stuff!

After this picture i will never have a chanse to work as a costume designer :)

A couple speedies from last week:

Noticed this one is a bit similar to the cave pic squarepixel posted not too long ago...

11 November 2005, 02:42 AM
Plagiarism: thanks! your works are great too!

Pin-up art study, [ she's hot! ]

11 November 2005, 11:38 AM
thx, killed this one after 5mins, kept killing it for half an hour

11 November 2005, 07:57 PM
zhuzhu, you sir got some serious butt kicking going on! O_o

the rest of the bunch is just as amazing.

PSelements - bleh dunno how long -_-'

11 November 2005, 11:30 PM
awesome work guyys
keep it up[

11 November 2005, 11:48 PM
great work people...:applause: :applause:

inspired by todays topic over at DSG (

PS/wacom about 30min

11 November 2005, 05:20 AM

my work . Corel Painter

11 November 2005, 07:18 AM

Here's my 30 min lunch doodle. not sure if i want to complete this as a piece by itself. Some tribes in my country have very ornate and colourful head dresses.

11 November 2005, 08:37 AM
Hello, I'm reading a book on perspective, and I'm trying to improve my skills. Plus, I don't do alot of landscape pictures. I wonder what I could add to this picture (besides detail :P)

a little less than 1 hour.

11 November 2005, 09:06 AM
Well it started pretty ok but the result was a little boring. Maybe I should do a revisit later :) ~1h

11 November 2005, 10:09 AM
new one.
I may finish this and enter it for that painter book :).

11 November 2005, 04:30 PM
good stuff annis, and korpi

a very weird one -

11 November 2005, 10:45 PM
Thanks spyro, you got some great forest there :scream:! Amazing colours :)

annisahmad: Fine brushwork and interesting textures on the planet. But I'd like to see the near spaceship more... :)

This speedie was originally inspired by a lineart made by Petri J. I would give him more credit by posting a link to his picture but I don't know if he want's that, I've already once f*d up his domain ;)

11 November 2005, 02:43 PM
Heey! Nice works here! In the last few week there were a lot of really great work! Nice to see the speedpaint thread burnin' :thumbsup:

made a quick one
just for fun

2o Min |photoshop-geniustablet|

11 November 2005, 02:53 PM

11 November 2005, 07:38 PM

11 November 2005, 08:43 PM
Heh! That's cool Metaborg! Made me smile :)

wo0Dm@N: nice colors you have there! nice work

11 November 2005, 11:13 PM
Metaborg: Amazing brushwork, especially on the face.
BrutalMonk: Nice figure :J

This one was a result of a late night speedpaint event on irc-channel, the subject was "The Gate", took something like ~2―h

11 November 2005, 12:50 AM
that is beautiful korpi. i saw it and thought it was mullins at first.

11 November 2005, 01:09 AM
korpi you're work is excellent keep enjoying!

Here's a half hour Saturday morning totally photo copy

11 November 2005, 01:25 AM
Dang Korpi, great work! Stunning visualisations.

11 November 2005, 06:20 AM
10 min
(one of the views from a top of a hill up here in vermont.)

11 November 2005, 06:03 PM

just for fun 1 1/2 hour PSCS2

great work everybody

11 November 2005, 07:13 PM
korpi> thanks man :). you have some truly awesome work!

here's a speedpainting from life.
around 40 mins... got carried away exaggerating the bg ;P

11 November 2005, 10:08 PM
(Photoshop 3h)

11 November 2005, 10:13 PM
cheers korpi, jfb, his shoulder looks a little odd but the mood is fantastic, & great expression.

nice work fella's

11 November 2005, 11:43 PM
I try new technique.

Without references.

11 November 2005, 01:07 AM
very good everybody


about 1:30

11 November 2005, 01:10 AM
oops i forgot there is one more, quite simple.:p

11 November 2005, 06:47 AM
the thread still hot~~~:scream:

speedpaint in photoshop 7

11 November 2005, 09:10 AM
hmmm, lot of great work here!

korpi: woow the gate is fabulous!! keep on rocking dude:applause:
jfb: like the colors a lot (as usual with your pieces :love: esp. like the head and "glasses"

zhuzhu: nice to see some "out of head stuff" great mood, LOTR theme I think:thumbsup:

heres my crippled doodles (dont want to post without pics :rolleyes: )

11 November 2005, 11:46 AM
Thanks, you were right Spyroteknik, I made some modifications ( )

11 November 2005, 02:47 PM
Libor: thanks~~~

jfb: cool girl~!

new one here:

11 November 2005, 02:51 PM
wow zhuzhu

11 November 2005, 05:34 PM
Zhu Zhu: woooohooo!

11 November 2005, 06:09 PM
Cool picturez! Wow! I love them all, keep up the great work, id like to join soon, but my tablet is cannot be used now :\

11 November 2005, 07:35 PM
Lots of good work... I'm jealous.

~20 mins, Painter:

11 November 2005, 11:44 PM
cool owl goro :)

11 November 2005, 07:05 AM
Oh no! Zhuzhu, I'm seeing lots of feedback and compliments on your last few images, but can't see them myself! "Image Cave. File not found." :sad:

Everyone else, lots of great speed paintings all around, keep at it! :thumbsup:

11 November 2005, 01:15 PM
about 15 minutes; tablet; MS Paint
about 1 hour; tablet; openCanvas

11 November 2005, 04:26 PM it up guys

11 November 2005, 05:12 PM
spyroteknik: Nice colours on that cityscape! I think the composition could be a bit better tough?

A quite fast bw sketch:

11 November 2005, 11:52 PM
thnx spyro ^^

great dynamic perspective korpi!

a value study after bob kato

11 November 2005, 12:12 AM
simple study, 1h PS7

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11 November 2005, 04:24 PM
Heyy! Nice works! Korpi, Goro: Nice as usuall. Goro,do you like to work on the faces? As i see in the last few paintings alway made a close shot from the face, they are nice!

I tried some new stlye and made this picture, played with colors.
I wanted to make it a ink+waterpainting-look-like picture, i hope i could make it!
Give some crit or commend plz! :bounce:

|Genius tablet|
|~45 min|

11 November 2005, 04:31 PM
love the second korpi, yeah, it's a bit disjointed, wasn't sure what to do with it

great work guys

11 November 2005, 05:16 PM
brutal monk yes I'm tackling heads;)

11 November 2005, 10:06 PM
another head, this time in color

11 November 2005, 10:46 PM

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11 November 2005, 07:28 AM
57 minutes. opencanvas.

11 November 2005, 09:19 AM
Great Sketches everyone, wow!

11 November 2005, 11:34 AM

11 November 2005, 12:55 PM
about 1 hour

11 November 2005, 01:55 PM
squarepixel> your last one is a killer. keep it up.
goro> awesome progress lately! those dvd's are starting to show :-D

nice work everyone

11 November 2005, 04:39 PM
Thnx anni! They're great ;)

and even more heads...this time traditional

11 November 2005, 07:16 PM
great work guys.... respect...

11 November 2005, 08:06 PM
about 1hr.
fist face ever...

11 November 2005, 09:11 PM
done in 40 mins in an sp session with korpi

and this was done about an hour after that

11 November 2005, 11:01 PM
quality work
spyroteknik - 8/11 post has an amazing atmosphere...
1 hr. on this... :\

11 November 2005, 02:06 AM
great work guys

11 November 2005, 06:29 PM

11 November 2005, 07:21 PM
great work annisahmad! and goro too!

50 min in photoshop

11 November 2005, 07:51 PM
all of these took under an hour...enjoy

11 November 2005, 09:47 PM
Reference used (

Will use this for "Autumn"-Studies I guess. about 20-30 mins, Intuos 1 (new and love it!)

Goro you rock my world :buttrock:

11 November 2005, 12:48 AM
Reference Used (

Again a 20-30 min study. Still playing with the brushes, trying to get a better feeling for the colors.

11 November 2005, 01:01 AM
thnx milho and nice to see you posting again

stampede thnx

brkofdon nice chars!

yet another sketchbookpage....

11 November 2005, 03:48 PM
Goro -> nice concepts
Milho -> great colors

here's mine. (

by the way my first one :)

11 November 2005, 05:25 PM

11 November 2005, 09:33 PM
40 min.....

11 November 2005, 10:38 PM

That's a beautiful painting ~ it reminds me of Edward Hopper because of the colors. I don't know how you guys do such fantastic work so quickly. Guess that's why they call it Speed Paints, though! :D :scream: :eek: I'd participate in a "Turtle Paints" thread. :D

Cheers, :)


11 November 2005, 02:41 AM
Great work Milho!
Goro: Woah, fantastic platform scene :eek: (very powerful colours as usual)

Hoplite warrior, ~1h in Photoshop:

11 November 2005, 05:13 AM
Thanks for all the pleasing comments! You are all a great inspiration for me.

Motivated to do another one

Tried a bit less saturatured envirnonment.
Don't know if my Teacher will like this studies but I learn so much about color, it's worth anyways.

Cheers and good night

11 November 2005, 09:32 AM
Ehh! Soo cool pictures i love them:cry:

I have only a fast picture... made for a bigger homework project... well need 3-4 picture in this stlye, i think i will post them...

11 November 2005, 06:05 PM
Goro, Korpi - respect.

11 November 2005, 06:24 PM
great work everybody.

goro: that brown haired girl really touched me ...

early summer for a change:

11 November 2005, 10:50 PM
thnx guys!

Korpi: nice!

Rebecca: Please join in you'll be fast as lightning!

nice one toobi

11 November 2005, 12:29 AM
korpi: nice! good work. i got my photoshop working again :P
goro: great work as always. really love your color use.

11 November 2005, 04:18 AM
Goro: i can't post on sijun right now,so here is the same thing. chinese is not same as japanese,even japanese was from is the pic to show you how to write central station in chinese.

new work, pin-up art study in Photoshop CS 2.

11 November 2005, 06:57 AM
I thought on the bed in the morning :Mermaid's cheek should be such!

11 November 2005, 07:46 AM
a very quick profile study i did in photoshop

~10 mins

11 November 2005, 08:56 AM
wow! so many familiar people here.

11 November 2005, 11:07 AM
thnx anni, lingy-o (great to see you over here!)

Zhu: ^^; I'll keep that for my next painting ;) Thnx! (central was the same at least ^^)
And awesome pinup girl as usual

Xanthan Gum
11 November 2005, 04:26 PM
Hey guys!! awsome work here everyone!!
i did this in a couple of hours.. (the hand is from another project)

11 November 2005, 09:39 PM
xanthan gum long time no see! How is painting going?

some more sketches...

11 November 2005, 09:51 AM
lingy: nice to see you here,great work~!

Goro: that's ok,man. nice sketch!

new three sketch here:

tied to see more pin-up girls?

oil painting study in Photoshop CS2, ref used.

just for fun:

11 November 2005, 06:57 PM
Zhuzhu- Wow! Never tired of seeing the pinup women. I want to see you do a Tyra Banks and a Kate Beckinsale pinup painting:thumbsup:. I found out that it feel better painting with a flat brush in photoshop for me rather than the round default brushes. Keep them rolling.
A pinup a day keeps the doctor away. (I know that was a lame joke:))

11 November 2005, 10:52 PM
Zhu: thnx! And ths Frodo is greeeeeeaat!

11 November 2005, 03:48 AM
You guys are awesome!

Well this is not really a speed paint, took me about 2-3 hours, probably my final "autumn-study". But i don't feel like i stressed my intuos and skills enough to post it under finals.

My greatest respect, I'll participate more often and will study hard to approximate forfill this threads level :bowdown:

11 November 2005, 06:57 AM
zhuzhu - you are crazy %)

11 November 2005, 03:41 PM
pushav: thanks man, i think i will do it, maybe next time.

Goro: pleasure~~~

wo0Dm@N: thanks.

more Pin-up girl, by Photoshop CS2:

11 November 2005, 09:22 PM
Just a doodle, without a concept behind it.
I wanted to mix some different colors and still make it look real.
I just don't get this Color thing...

11 November 2005, 11:01 PM
milho your last one is pretty cool!

11 November 2005, 12:58 AM
GORO:haha~This duck is soooo lovely. haha~

11 November 2005, 03:19 AM
painter - 2hrs


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11 November 2005, 10:10 PM
Awesome work everybody!
This one is a few weeks old, just forgot to put it up. Been quite busy with other things lately...

11 November 2005, 11:33 PM
WOW! You guys are rockin!

Goro,Vyse_soa, zhuzhu, Milho, awsome!!

keep them coming guys!!

11 November 2005, 07:47 AM
very nice work guys!

11 November 2005, 10:06 AM

Xanthan Gum
11 November 2005, 12:25 PM
Hi all! =)
Awsome work all, zhuzhu ; Goro - you guys are insane!! :thumbsup:
1.5 h. Photoshop CS

11 November 2005, 01:25 PM

11 November 2005, 02:33 PM
JUst a pre x-mas thing... just for fun:D

Nice work Guys!

wo0Dm@N: your last two picture is awesom, i live the lightning on them! Great ;)

11 November 2005, 04:39 PM
nice stuff, peoples.
this is the first painting i've done in months, so i thought i'd contribute

11 November 2005, 05:10 PM
something whilst waiting

11 November 2005, 08:34 PM
Don't know if this can still be counted as a Speedpaint, at least it started as one *lol*
Inspired by the great Game, Shadow of the Colossus.

11 November 2005, 09:48 PM
wow guy's :cool: superb! stuff there gose mine speedy :wip:

11 November 2005, 12:46 AM
another effort. 1 hour, i think.

11 November 2005, 03:16 AM
SquarePixel: Great Colors/Mood
lingy-0: Love your Brush-Style
johwheedee: Reminds me of my autumn studies... you don't accidently study in Aachen do you ;)

Some hours again... Color / Shadow Study, Foto Ref used something I found on sijun i think?!

11 November 2005, 03:39 AM
Great stuff everyone!!:thumbsup:

thanks Milho and lingy-0...

Milho- nice man!!

audit- good colors!

pand-aren- I really enjoy jet scenes. tight!

Vyse_soa- Cool, really cool:D

Brutal Monk-haha thats tight!!!:applause:

lingy-0- Glad to see you here painting!! Great car!!:buttrock:

11 November 2005, 01:57 PM
squarepixel: thanks (I really admire your work)

another one before luch. 35 mins.

11 November 2005, 02:32 PM
SquarePixel -> sweet bro :eek:
audit -> killer shark
there mine ~1h