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01-11-2006, 11:22 PM
A vehicle I knocked out tonight:wip:

01-12-2006, 12:07 AM
They dont have explicit 'realist' content, but graphically, I think they are pretty solid - what do you think?

Not as if I hadn't said it before, but I always get stuck when I see your abstracts. It's like some sort of visual glue my eyes cling to.

And I actually don't even try to figure them out or anything.

They're a bit like minimalist modern classical music, maybe Arvo Pärt-like, though they're somewhat too saturated for that analogy - but they share that hypnotical quality of music, in general.
I am not a synaesthet or something - I just compare things to music very often...

Also, your black and white figure art in this thread is very uncompromising and exciting.


Vahn - if I had never clicked the link to this thread to watch all the wonderful stuff that's happening in here I would have never known that all the exciting paintings you did for the dsg were created with a mouse....and you only recently got your tablet!?!?

Some people can paint with a wet brick on dust while I couldn't even make use of an intuos3 properly... yet:twisted:

anyway, I really enjoy everyone's contribution! Always looking forward to your creative overflow. Thanks a lot.

*steps back in the shade*

01-12-2006, 02:03 AM
thnx guys!

Don't know maybe happy pills? ^^

M@, zed yang great works!

01-12-2006, 02:23 AM
Mr. MU and Vahn - thanks for the encouragement!


01-12-2006, 07:03 AM

My daughter Smelly brings me my morning cup o caffeine

01-12-2006, 11:52 AM
Thanks goro~new work's color is nice~like it~~

Vahn:good work~keep going~

01-12-2006, 01:53 PM
im watching an anime series called naruto.. sometimes i just pause and try to sketch a pose as fast as possible

heres my first :

ps + t | 10mins

mr. Mu: :D

Goro: mhhm the colors are very cool in that last one! :applause:
but happy pills ? what are you talking about ?? :shrug:

Yang: :thumbsup:

01-12-2006, 02:01 PM
Heey thats cool Vahn, nice dinamic picture, maybe a mit more dept needed for the further leg, but i love it ;)

Goro, hah i love this one!

01-12-2006, 02:17 PM
Thnx! nice head!

Hehe you wanted to know what the girl in my last grayscale painting has in her hands.


01-12-2006, 02:18 PM
another one:

oh yeah sry goro :D *blushes* :blush:

i forgot hehe :)

01-12-2006, 04:46 PM

Goro:thanks man

01-13-2006, 05:39 AM

A lighting value study to make dry flat Australian coastline look interesting.

01-13-2006, 08:30 AM
Highfive:nice painting~

01-13-2006, 05:05 PM
this just sort of happened

01-13-2006, 05:44 PM
Vahn> liking those gestures:thumbsup:

PS 2.5 hours so far> with gender issues.. he started out female. Thinking I might work somemore into the clothing, torso needs resolving

01-13-2006, 07:33 PM
amazing stuff! =)

OC1 - 20min (ref)

01-13-2006, 10:46 PM

Zed.Yang your characters are great!!

01-14-2006, 03:08 PM
Andyonahill:good brush~ nice work~:thumbsup:

wo0Dm@N:thanks~man~keep going~

pscs9.0 40 minute

01-14-2006, 03:30 PM
Cool stuff guys.

01-14-2006, 03:34 PM

01-14-2006, 06:59 PM
So I'm trying to learn to paint after being inspired by you guys :) -

First serious go at one - about 1 hour(ish.)

A big "thank you" to RebeccaK for pushing me into digital painting...


01-14-2006, 08:09 PM
Man, I have to paint more to keep up with you guys :buttrock:

01-14-2006, 08:26 PM
Originally posted by Mike/default.rol: A big "thank you" to RebeccaK for pushing me into digital painting...
Sweet, Mike! Thanks! :)

Great to see you start! Now, go kick AndyOnAHill's a**!!! :scream: :bounce:

J/K, AOAH ;)

Cheers, :)


01-14-2006, 08:45 PM
painter noref


01-14-2006, 09:35 PM
m@: that :bowdown: love the red flowers in there

nice start default.rol :thumbsup:

Vyse_soa: great colors & atmosphere

Gord : hehe cool :applause:.. i cant get friendly with painter somehow (yet)

01-14-2006, 10:43 PM
I look forward to a time in the distant future when I can kick the proverbial at speed painting Becks... ;) but first... lots of practice! :D

Thank you for the kind welcome Vahn, I've been an admirer of your work for a while now. :) It has been people like you who have prompted me to start working on here. Keep inspiring me please...


01-15-2006, 12:13 AM
Vyse_soa WOW!!! it's great... i'm impressed.

01-15-2006, 12:16 AM
A lot of good things appearing here people!:thumbsup:

vahn: like your BW gestures a lot (esp the second one) so keep showing us your Intuos fruits
zed: great and vivid colors - definetely a zeds style! the character in the space suit is great (love the face bones definition)

m@: wonderful as usual!:buttrock:

bin: beatiful colors and style

default.rol: really nice start to your digital scribling - I like the design lot, you have potencial so keep practicing and you will rock for sure:deal:

vyse: as I said before big leap in your painting keep em comming:scream:

and boys stop chatting with gals and paint/post (you know who I m refering to:)) - just joking...

heres my pervert painter doodle from tonight:twisted:

01-15-2006, 03:59 AM
Painter, and photoshop- 2hours, a semi speed paint :)

01-15-2006, 05:40 AM
32 mins
i painted over another painting. using the same colors, but different image.

01-15-2006, 02:03 PM
One hour, Painter.

01-15-2006, 04:50 PM
Libor:thanks ~man

Vyse_soa bin M@ are great

augustus:nice painting~

01-15-2006, 10:58 PM
Photoshop, dunno how long it took.

01-16-2006, 12:17 AM
20 minute Artrage(just tried it fo rthe first time--cool!)
01-16-2006, 01:24 AM
30 min. ishness on photoshop with mouse =3
it looks like a ganguro girl from this anime i was watching
one day, so i thought i'd try to imitate it.
just for clarification ganguro is japanese for one who is into
tanning salons, dying their hair and into fashion/make-up
not bad for a 14 yr old? ._.

01-16-2006, 06:42 AM
vahn thx!

variations on some themes


01-16-2006, 12:39 PM
Hi there, I'm new to posting around here though I have been lurking and admiring the excellent works for a few months. Anyway I'd like to get in on the action so here are a couple of pics I made while experimenting with painter's liquid ink and my old wacom intuos 4x5; they were about half an hour each.



I hope to post a bit more around here though I don't think I'll be able to keep up with the rate at which some of you guys work.

01-16-2006, 01:29 PM
starting to love Painter, even texturing goes well like in PS :bounce: and mixing of colors is pure pleasure...

approx 1h30m, no ref.

01-16-2006, 03:13 PM
Good job every one~

01-16-2006, 03:30 PM
done in painter9 and took 50 mins, from reference

and, using ps cs2 for about 1.5h:

01-16-2006, 04:04 PM
Thank you Libor for the encouragement. :)

An environment in PS and Painter. Around 40 - 45min.

I post this after taking the advice of Andyonahill, so if it is poor - blame him not me!! :scream:


01-16-2006, 05:46 PM
Lots of nice work going on.

Default/mike definately worth posting, nice lighting

ToddD- nice artraging

PS 2.5 hours, no ref.

01-16-2006, 05:52 PM
Sweet form of Transit Andyonahill/bloke, good to see the "halfway to black" theory working so well in that painting. :thumbsup:

ToddD - that artrage piece rocks!! :thumbsup:


01-16-2006, 10:37 PM
Another head. 1½ hours, Painter.

ZED.YANG@ -> Thanks.

01-17-2006, 01:12 AM
40 minute artrage :) thanks for the comments on the last 1 guys! :)

01-17-2006, 02:11 AM
Hi everyone,:wavey:
Stunning thread! It moves fast.
Vyse soa, great style (empyrium).
Todd, you did well, her mouth is attractive.
Libor, good work, I can feel the heat!
Zed, as usual, great work, the last one is lightfull.
Augustus, great expression in the eyes in the last one.

50 min/photoshop CS.

01-17-2006, 06:48 AM

01-17-2006, 07:10 AM
Art Rage, 30 mins.

01-17-2006, 08:02 AM
Augustus: sweet head
franck kobolt: :eek: That last image rocks! Great concept! You shold consider finishing it!

Good stuff everyone else too! :applause:

Having some problem with my nightsleep...

01-17-2006, 08:40 AM
10-20 mins :surprised ?
Libor :thx . :)
ZED.YANG@ :cool: 加油,嘎嘎。黄头发女人那张很好,加点带有色彩倾向的灰色进去。
franck kobolt, Vyse_soa,m@,Goro :great works!

01-17-2006, 08:50 AM
Franck: super nice! I love the contrast in grass and the overall composition. The subject seems really original too. Kudos!

01-17-2006, 02:42 PM
30 min (

01-17-2006, 02:45 PM
bin:Thanks ~your new work is very cool~

wo0Dm@N:nice image~good idea

franck kobolt:thanks and great work man~

augustus:nice painting again~good!

Andyonahill:nice painting and good brush

01-17-2006, 04:35 PM
andy: nice one! keep posting
todd:every new pic done by you in Artrage is much more beautiful:thumbsup: it seems you are getting comfortable more and more, keep doodling :bounce:

frank: you probably know that I admire all your work! Its pleasure you are participating here:thumbsup: dont stop please:D

bin: again, I feel very inspirated by your art - want to make some large scale building / enviroment too:scream: awaiting another moody pic from you:)

zed: "unstopable zed" - some kind of cheerleader of the Speedie thread!:bowdown:

heres my another lava scribble in Painter (sorry for such lowres pic but it all started as a thumbnail for a future pic but I have been carried away with brushwork:scream: )

hope to present here soon bigger developed version too...

01-17-2006, 08:21 PM
great work everyone!

01-17-2006, 10:40 PM
great stuff in here!

01-17-2006, 11:18 PM
goro: nice High Key picture :thumbsup:

Hideoshi: superb designs and technigue:eek::applause:

Im still in "Lava mood"

this guy is more than OK with hot sauce like this
he just experience born agony...

01-17-2006, 11:29 PM
Hi to all
This thread is way too fast to keep up with - some amazing things over the past month from what I've seen!

Hideyoshi - great work!

Anyway I wanted to get back into posting here...

"sci-fi stuff with lake":

01-18-2006, 08:58 AM
Haha, nice ride franck.
Libor, bin, augustus, cool paintings :thumbsup:

Argh, have to finde some time :scream:

01-18-2006, 10:33 AM
nice works! (

01-18-2006, 11:28 AM
cool stuff guys

zed yang : I like it! maybe the head is a bit too big though?

Hideyoshi : nice to see you here ^^

01-18-2006, 11:30 AM
sweeet job, m@ :applause:


01-18-2006, 12:14 PM
well, nice to see YOU, m@! great lighting study!
thx, audit, libor!
sorry, no stuff...

01-18-2006, 02:31 PM
m@.:thanks~man I can feel you are right~the head is too big~thanks again~
btw your new work is very cool~great job!!keep going~:thumbsup:

anskrit:nice painting ~

audit:sweet color man good job!:buttrock:

Hideyoshi:great job I like it very much~

Goro:nice painting ~ the effect about your last work is great~:applause:

Libor:thanks new work is very nice keep going~~~

01-18-2006, 02:46 PM
very cool work lads!

m@: m@tastic! i really admire your style :thumbsup:

Hideyoshi: i hope youll post more often this year :D :D :beer:

01-18-2006, 06:36 PM
anskrit,Hideyoshi,goro> nice work:)

another atempt at trying to get to grips with value, PS 2-3 hours

01-18-2006, 08:13 PM
nice andy :applause:

ps + t | 1 h

01-18-2006, 08:59 PM
thanks guys!

Vahn : cool!

01-18-2006, 10:35 PM
nice lighting :) and composition

01-18-2006, 11:18 PM
Z. Yang TNX> u've got great img as usual.

Goro, Hideyoshi, m@. CRAZY!!! %)
anskrit, Andyonahill i like your works... keep painting.! :)

01-18-2006, 11:20 PM
The Incredible Hulk!.. or me when I'm angry.
Painter, 1 hr.

m@ -> You rock. :buttrock:

01-19-2006, 02:09 AM
that caterpillar pic rocks!

01-19-2006, 02:35 AM
hehe good hulk augustus :D

mhhhm decide what this is ..... :)

01-19-2006, 06:24 AM

it's looks like ~~?

01-19-2006, 12:11 PM
nice stuff :thumbsup:

01-19-2006, 01:44 PM
FlyingP : hehe thanks :D

augustus : thank you :)
subculture : caterpillars are cool :bounce:

wdl258thomasY : thanks :)

01-19-2006, 02:07 PM
@ m@.

Niiice :)
How long did you paint at this "speedies"? (#4076 (showpost.php?p=3151586&postcount=4076) & #4068 (showpost.php?p=3132786&postcount=4068))


01-19-2006, 02:14 PM
thanks :) 1h30ish for the soldier (that was just now during lunch break ) and 2 hour 30ish for the caterpillars.

01-19-2006, 03:23 PM

ZED.YANG@ :thumbsup:
Libor: thanks ,thanks :D

01-19-2006, 04:14 PM
I love the atmosphere much Bin It looks cool!!!

Hey M@. yours one is cool too ;)

01-19-2006, 06:13 PM
Andyonahill:nice brush~~great job!!!


m@.:you rock~~great work~I like them!

wo0Dm@N:thanks cool design~

bin:thanks~new work is very nice~

01-19-2006, 06:38 PM
augustus very impressing job.

ma., Zed Yang, bin!!! :eek: :bowdown:

01-19-2006, 08:51 PM
thanks guys :D

2 hours, no ref.

01-19-2006, 09:04 PM
Thanks guys... :)

I'm not really happy with this one. 1 hourish, ArtRage.

m@. -> The last one really really good. And your sketchbook on is gorgeous as well.

01-19-2006, 10:34 PM
thanks augustus.

30 min. doodle.

01-20-2006, 12:13 AM
Vahn- like the last one- really dynamic.
M@- nice to see you thrashing that cintiq, You nailed that soldier, the armour and lighting are amazing.

My old graphire 2's drivers self destructed today (probably a sign... dare i dream of greater things). just got it back on line to do this experimental beginning

01-20-2006, 01:04 AM
This looked like a fun thread. I'm blown away by most of it, but I thought I'd give it a shot. I started just with a red canvas and started scribbling with green and then saw this form take shape and went with it. Now my 30 minutes is up...

Man, weird things come out of my head.

01-20-2006, 02:06 AM
m@wsome! the light on that dirtpic is fantastic .. one of my favorites now :thumbsup::bowdown:

ps + tablet | 2h

01-20-2006, 05:20 AM
35 min, Artrage/PS

01-20-2006, 07:56 AM
Pencil + PS
wo0Dm@N/ZED.YANG@/Brutal Monk: thanks。 :banghead: (I am so sorry for my poor English)
m@: :thumbsup:

01-20-2006, 11:03 AM
Hi. Here is my first Speed Paint post. I wanted to put also in a CgTalk Daily Sketch but i need to read more about the condution. :D

I hope youlike it.


Back of King Kong.
The name of this paint is "Xenior" the xculptor.
Xenior is a half roman driod and half human. Well just an idea. :shrug:

01-20-2006, 12:47 PM
m@ and bin is great~

thanks guys~

01-20-2006, 08:44 PM
thanks guys :)

1 hour speedie, step by step available here :

01-21-2006, 12:00 AM
nice m@ :thumbsup:

hehe i continued the journey of the knights

ps | 1h

01-21-2006, 12:06 AM
wooah bin just saw yours (its loading so slow) very good light :thumbsup:

Yang: cool character series :applause:

2xbo: hiho ... keep posting :D

01-21-2006, 12:26 AM
Uh...1 hour. This is good excercise for me. I am inspired by the lighting in M@'s work and working quickly really makes me strip things down to the bare shapes and focus more on composition than details (which is where I get bogged down).

01-21-2006, 12:47 AM
Vizon> nice image, got nice character

ZEDYANG> great, isnt that Batistuta in his days at fiorentina... class

PS 3 hrs (hoping my speeds will get a little more speedy as my workflow develops)

01-21-2006, 12:48 AM

M@ keep em coming! Amazing stuff!

Zed.Yang nice!

Vahn...what did you do with your avatar?? the old one was so nice!

01-21-2006, 12:49 AM
Been a little busy, don't have much time for speed paints, but after this weekend i will have much more time..
Here is one i made at my brother office some days ago!

m@, vahn, goro, ZED, you are awsome!! great work everyone!

1:30/2 h PS CS 2

01-21-2006, 01:03 AM
hehe youre right goro ... i just couldnt find it .. have to remake it i guess :)

ah btw i met an old friend who knows you from school ..hehe so funny ... the world is so small :D :D

and very nice speedy there :beer:

01-21-2006, 01:05 AM
Fabulous stuff people. :thumbsup:

One hourish, Painter. No ref.

01-21-2006, 04:45 AM
Goods work all!

Augustus - you are doing some tremendous work!

done while watching a late night movie


01-21-2006, 06:32 AM
Great sketches everyone!

BlinCk- nice landscape!

Gord MacDonald- I really enjoy lose pencil sketches like that

Goro- always a pleasure man!

Andyonahill- very cool man, love the design

Vizon- great style!

Vahn- love the textures

m@.-:bounce: crazy!

ZED.YANG@- really good!

2xbo- looking good man!

bin- amazing man:buttrock:

Thought i'd drop in, its been quite a while...

01-21-2006, 12:56 PM
Bin, Zed, Vhan, m@, Goro, SquarePixel... sooo great :buttrock:

about 2.5 hours

01-21-2006, 01:37 PM
You people are really good, congratulations everyone.

This was a 1 hour OpenCanvas sketch...

01-21-2006, 02:18 PM
just a qiucky... i don love it:sad:

01-21-2006, 04:17 PM
bin: absolutely amazing atmo:eek: congrats!
goro: nice as usual:thumbsup:
bmonk: like the colors

not actually a real speedie (app. 3hrs), PS

01-21-2006, 05:39 PM

Brutal Monk:I really like you color~
Vyse_soa:thanks BTW new work is great~I like it:thumbsup:

SquarePixel:thanks and nice work~


Goro:thanks and great job~keep going~~:thumbsup:

Andyonahill:thanks yes he is Batistuta~by the way your color is nice~keep it up~

Vahn:thanks~you last one is cool~

m@.:great work~keep going~

01-21-2006, 07:44 PM
Cute little bastards :) ~90min
/edit updated|wrong pic uploaded

01-21-2006, 09:16 PM
1½ - 2 hours, Painter. Used a ref.

01-21-2006, 11:36 PM
nice work everyone!!
keep posting guys:arteest:

just wanted to excercise - photo study , 2hrs in Painter, oil pastels

sweet actress! Dont you think guys? I have been in love since I saw her in "Amelie" movie...

01-22-2006, 12:40 AM
thnx everyone!

Vyse_osa: Looking good!

Vahn: From school? Highschool or GFS? And who is it? I'm curious ^^

01-22-2006, 01:23 AM
Yang, wueste, augustus : very cool :arteest:

Goro: nice eyes & pose... i like it :)
from gfs ... but he said you dont know him... hes 3 below you ( Sebastian Lübbert )

01-22-2006, 05:22 AM
Argh!! I'm really rusty on these short sketches...this took me an embarrassing 30 min...:D (From Reference)

Amazing sketches here!!! I love that Audrey Tatou piece...Goro, you rock, as usual! :)

Got beef? :D

...And a color sketch...(From Reference)

Cheers, :)


01-22-2006, 12:06 PM
yesterday was really productive for me (made 3 pieces), this sketch was third and I was so tired I couldnt post in no time (it was 2.30 am)

based on famous Iceland black coast (semi refed, carried away), PS7, 1.5h

01-22-2006, 01:10 PM
thanks guys~

PSCS9.0 2hours

01-22-2006, 02:03 PM
Long time no do character... so i made one. about 45 min ~ ps, tablet

Great work everyone,

ZED.YANG@: you are great!
Goro: Love your characters but miss your colors and enviroment paintings :cry:

01-22-2006, 05:15 PM
thx, guys, you are awesome!

01-22-2006, 06:31 PM
go everyone! great things, as usual - bin, m@, hideyoshi, brutalm, zedyang, augustus to name a few :)

1hr with PS chalk brush and ref - perspective massacre:

01-22-2006, 07:40 PM
Libor, really great colors on your first "beach" painting.
All this little color Variations on the sand make the picture look very realistic... like it very much.

01-22-2006, 10:18 PM
perfect pics guys!

01-22-2006, 11:01 PM
Lots of new pretty pictures. :thumbsup:

Just playing with the new ArtRage, ~½ hr.

01-22-2006, 11:42 PM
Awsome work everyone!

Back to speedies!
45min PS and wacom

01-23-2006, 12:24 AM
30 mins, photo ref (no kidding - dunked a toy in water and shined a light on it, ha ha ha). Of course it's not exactly like the toy - had to tweak it a lot.

01-23-2006, 12:30 AM
Vahn thnx and ..hmm indeed don't know him.

Rebecca glad you're back! And lovely colors!

what about that BrutalM?

01-23-2006, 12:33 AM
wooaah there ... nice sketches everyone

phew..goro thats very cool :wip:

01-23-2006, 12:54 AM
Tremendous work going on guys.Vyse_soa> I'm admiring your sky's- nicely done

Rebeccak> I like the Bambi/cow beast, nice spritzing!

heres Martin Sheen PS 1hr

01-23-2006, 01:11 AM
Hell yeahl, that one is neat goro!!

01-23-2006, 08:24 AM
Yaaaah! Goro, thats awesome, that color i was talking about ~ thanx you made my day ;) :beer:

edit: I've just realised the logo on the sweater! LOL :D

01-23-2006, 11:10 AM
Awsome GORO!!

Here's another one

01-23-2006, 02:27 PM
KG (by Photoshop 7)

01-23-2006, 03:15 PM
Hi again! great work all of u!
2 more scetches by me:

01-23-2006, 05:46 PM
15 mins ...............

01-23-2006, 07:05 PM
I did this anatomy sketch last night while watching a bad movie (no ref) :scream: Dodged/burned a little bit in PS.


ähhh, dont ask what these halfnaked guys do. I dont know. :arteest: :wip: fighting... :love: dancing... :beer: whatever ....

01-23-2006, 07:29 PM
Hi all! Some fantastic work here!!

I thought I'd contribute something :D

Photoshop 7, about 2-5 hours

01-23-2006, 08:02 PM
~40 minutes, ArtRage 2.

01-23-2006, 09:02 PM
WOW long? Beautiful, really. I like your style.

Oh and Augustus - I like how you created such a lovely lady with such loose, easy strokes! And same for Andyonahill.

And yes, Goro's is amazing too. I like the pink glow on the ear - skinny little guys' ears often stick out a little further and they do glow in the right light, ha ha. He has such character...I am envious. :)

01-23-2006, 09:33 PM
U R awesome !!!:bounce:

& here is my first post:
painter, about 20 min of work

01-23-2006, 10:12 PM
Great work everyone! :)

Another one before bed (getting addicted to this )
40min PS

01-23-2006, 10:53 PM
Thnx for your comments everyone!

zhu wow! as usual ;)

01-24-2006, 12:03 AM
black land~!

01-24-2006, 12:36 AM
~1 hr on the stupid background, 45 mins on the deinonychus.
Still deciding whether I like it

01-24-2006, 07:40 AM
Hey Vizon, guess this is looking great so far!

I like it!

Don't stop now! :bounce:

01-24-2006, 11:08 AM
thanks guys

goro zuzu augustus great work~:thumbsup:

01-24-2006, 06:11 PM
A quick one before school

01-24-2006, 06:16 PM
thnx zed.yang! Nice black and white style!

01-24-2006, 07:58 PM

Here is another one.
40min Photoshop as usual :)

01-24-2006, 08:47 PM
Goro, ZED.YANG@, Vizon, augustus, AJSolik.....awsome!!:thumbsup:

01-24-2006, 10:58 PM
Goro : the water is too bright !!! :D :p well, no speed paint for me tonight :( got a bit carried away with those Biers...

01-24-2006, 11:36 PM
Awsome ones Squarepixel, i really like the first one lightning!

Here is one before bed!
25 min PS

01-24-2006, 11:47 PM
SquarePixel.Goro.ZED.YANG@.Vizon.BlinCk~~~just wonderful! (SquarePixel.Goro.ZED.YANG@.Vizon.BlinCk~~~so)

01-25-2006, 05:26 AM
Splendiforous work people! You never cease to amaze.

Here's something that went nowhere fast:

Artrage 2.0, about 1.5 hrs.

01-25-2006, 08:47 AM
Great work everyone !
Thanks all :cool:
Libor : "Amelie" :drool:

01-25-2006, 01:13 PM
a fast one, about 45 min or something.

01-25-2006, 10:32 PM
Another one

1h:10 min +-. PS

Failonnir, Bin and erilaz, very nice work!!

01-26-2006, 01:56 AM
MAN ~~~~~~~

01-26-2006, 12:58 PM
Tomb Rider vs Fallout - DSG entry:

01-26-2006, 04:04 PM
im tryin to learn painter ... heres a first sketch:

painter + ps | 1h

01-26-2006, 05:18 PM
just something that came up, it almost look like a rabbit... that wasn't really the purpose though ;), and funny stuff KDW.
And don't ask me how the hell his right arm goes that way ;)

01-26-2006, 05:19 PM
hi people

bin, goro, augustus, zhuzhu, failoniir - sweet :thumbsup: !

--1hr or so (w/ sigur rós :D)


01-26-2006, 05:43 PM
Ooooh pretty Audit! Beautiful.
And I have to say also that SquarePixel's city scribbles are astounding and brilliant. I feel incapable of creating such dynamic structures so I'm extra impressed by people who make it look so easy!
KDW - REALLY nice coloring and shading, but her chest looks a little strange to me - almost like her breasts are flat and coming off her shoulders. Did you use a reference?

01-26-2006, 07:15 PM


01-26-2006, 10:53 PM
audit - stunning.. really

01-27-2006, 12:10 AM
KDW - very nice textures on the ground! Good job!
vahn - really nice one! Good luck with painter :D
Failoniir - Wow, really good! i love that..
audit - Awsome warm colors and lightning! excelent landspace!
m@ - wow as usual! you simply rock! :buttrock:

Here is another one

Something like 1h PS

01-27-2006, 07:25 AM
So much amazing stuff in this thread!

Vahn: You'll get the hang of it! Looks good..
Failoniir: Great piece.

audit: Beautiful!

m@.: fantastic, love it!

Blood Milk & Sky
01-27-2006, 09:22 AM

30 mins, done in photoshop :)...Bit muddy I know...but hey, I new to speed painting... ;)


01-27-2006, 11:23 AM

01-27-2006, 02:43 PM

01-27-2006, 02:44 PM
thanks all~~~!

quick sketch in openCanvas 3.

[ Lebron James ]

01-27-2006, 03:37 PM
edit: boah, audit, thats so intense (and romantic at the same time) great :buttrock:

A really quick an chaotic one o_O

01-27-2006, 07:57 PM
great stuff :D

i needed a break from painter :)

ps | 20mins

01-27-2006, 09:00 PM
So much good work!

Vision - nice raptor

Goro - damn fine!

bin - beautiful shangrila type image

Failoniir - nice

audit - awesome sunset/rise, beautiful colour and texture

zhu - clean, powerful - as good as it gets!

vahn - nice feeling in this image


01-27-2006, 09:09 PM
Oh, here is another try at a sucks i have to train more on paper first!
Anyway, 45min PS

01-27-2006, 10:09 PM
A 30 minute sketch. (

01-27-2006, 11:51 PM
hello again.

gord, vyse_soa, michaelmotion, failoniir, vizon, blinCk - thank you. means a lot :)

vyse_soa, zhu, wanbao, m@ - good going

(variation on a theme)

01-28-2006, 12:11 AM
Hello.. first pic i post in this forum.
got a wacom yesterday, here is me:
made with painter essentials..

01-28-2006, 12:13 AM
woah great work guys! especially bin,wanbao and m@
oh btw nice highhead m@ ^^

And thnx for your comments.

01-28-2006, 12:16 AM
Wow, Goro, that's Goro~geous! :D Sorry, couldn't resist the pun...:D

audit, I love your colors! Such emotion in your pallette! Great stuff! :)

So much amazing work here! Thanks for the inspiration! :thumbsup:

Cheers, :)


01-28-2006, 10:16 AM
Looking very good everybody ;)
Of course i love the leastes Goro ;) big fan :D

I will TRY and get back into this thread this weekend, but if i dont next week is a certain.. i have my final exam this semester monday, so after that i will have the time to work the tablet again :D :D Hope to do you all proud :D

01-28-2006, 11:57 AM
Goro :eek:

Watched it yesterday, the movie is so touching :cry:

01-28-2006, 12:24 PM
thanks guys

goro great painting

pscs2 10 minute

pscs 2 20minute


pscs2 30minute

01-28-2006, 02:05 PM
Goro - WOW, AWSOME painting! The colors and the lights are just amazing!
ZED.YANG@ - I love the 3rd one! great paitings
Vyse_soa - Really nice, the hair looks great! never watched that movie until the end..
Audit - Awsome colors, very peaceful image
KlintKlone - Aaha great :D I love the expression of his "face" !
Bassie - Welcome! Nice one! congrats for your tablet :)

here is another one...did not count the time :( somethiing like 1h or so

01-28-2006, 05:25 PM
et.comJust another practice sketch. I don't paint male chracters often so thought it was about time I did:

EDIT: Did some more work on this one :)

01-28-2006, 05:58 PM
I use speed painting to create the comic "The Rock" (

01-28-2006, 06:18 PM
Vyse_soa, ZED.YANG, Goro: nice work

random sinister character. PS 2hours

01-28-2006, 07:14 PM
Hi everybody, I've been lurking on these forums for a long, long time now and finally decided to post something..:blush:
Since It's my first attepmt to do something else than just doodling with the tablet I recently bought, I'd realy appreciate your comments and crits..
Thank you in advance, you guys rock big time.
About me - no artistic background what so ever and well over 10 years since me and my pencil were getting along :shrug: ..
Used to love drawing back when I was a kid, but It's been quite a while I guess..
However, I painted that in Artrage in an hour and a half (just a wild guess here, kinda lost track of time) and called it "Down by the water's edge", after the eponimous song of Jude Johnstone(this lady has a remarkable voice).

P.S. Pardon my poor English..

here it is, no references used if anyone cares..

01-28-2006, 09:11 PM


nice stuff guys! Goro ^^ great pic! the water is too bright tho...

01-28-2006, 09:29 PM
13 min
art rage 2 [demo]

01-28-2006, 10:06 PM
Just thought I'd also like to contribute to this section - here are some of my old sketches I did in december (some done within 30mins and some done under 5mins):

*(All the images are reduced in size for the ease of looking).




Silent Night

01-29-2006, 12:54 AM
A simple one before bed!
Something like 35min PScs2

01-29-2006, 01:04 AM

01-29-2006, 04:01 AM
@mazing m@. can we expect to see a step by step for this one.

01-29-2006, 08:56 AM
Good work everyone!

Goro - good as always

Holy smokes M@ - those are good - even for YOU!

ZED.TANG@ - nice spontaneous drawings

enailadam - nice pensive expression
Estacy - nice graphics

Painter 9


01-29-2006, 12:59 PM
M@ - do I need to say anything? :D awsome as usual!
Gord - Very nice paintings too :thumbsup:

Here is another painting, 1:30h +/- PS CS2 - Inspired by a picture I saw in this thread some time ago

01-29-2006, 02:10 PM
Cool drawings ppl.

01-29-2006, 02:37 PM
Messing around with Painter IX, seems like a nice software. 40 minutes / Painter IX

comment and critique appreciated

01-29-2006, 03:50 PM
Cool drawings ppl.

Looks like Trinity plus Photoshop Filter!?

01-29-2006, 04:42 PM
This one goes out to all of you guys and girls..
So much tallented people around here, RESPECT :bowdown:..
It took me roughly 3 hours to complete in Photoshop CS, so I guess it's not quite a speedy, but I couldn't think of a better place to post it..
Used some of Goro's brushes, allthogh they definitely could be put to better use (good work buddy :thumbsup: )
Hehe, that's actually my second post here in two days, I think I'm becoming an addict..
Too bad I don't have enough time to do that more often, but I promise I'l try to keep up..
Enjoy it..

01-29-2006, 05:29 PM
Cool drawings ppl.
sorry but i don't think you'll fool anyone with this...

01-29-2006, 05:43 PM
umm easy, maybe he doesn't know the concept of these fourms yet. We are not exhibiting our photo manipuluations here, you need to paint something from scratch here :)

or he might be exceptionally good, no need to flame him :)

01-29-2006, 07:31 PM
Thanks Gord! Great speed sketches there!

vnikolov: So cute!!! I love it :D
Goro: Beautiful!

01-29-2006, 08:29 PM
Very nice paintings every one.

One sketch with painter.

01-29-2006, 11:00 PM
BLinCk - thanks!


01-30-2006, 01:28 AM
Rebeccak, Swoop, Vyse_soa, Zed.Yang, BlinkCk, Andyonahill, m@, GordMD, vnikolov, enialadam Thnx!

M@ great stuff!

Rebecca come oooon participate!!!

Zed.Yang your black and whites are really cool!

01-30-2006, 01:59 AM

01-30-2006, 02:31 AM
Originally posted by Goro:
OMG it's me in a posting frenzy! :scream:

01-30-2006, 05:18 AM
PhotoshopCS / Goro's brushes / 70 minutes ( give or take 10')

01-30-2006, 06:53 AM
@ enialadam - Thank you, I had a great time doing this one :-). Niiice work on your last character - maybe the nose could use a little "intervention", but it's good :thumbsup:
@ Goro, M@, Zhuzhu - you guys are unbelievable, everytime one of you posted something, I'd be stareing at my screen for an eternity (Goro, the one with the girl in the forest - such an amazing mood and emotion.. respect)

Top notch work everybody else, keep up..
Soooo glad I found this place :bounce: ..

01-30-2006, 08:04 AM
my poop, from ref...

01-30-2006, 10:15 AM
maybe less than an hour to knock out the basic composition. But then I came back to it again and again, and spent a bit of time in detailing over the week.

01-30-2006, 10:24 AM
Goro,vnikolov :


watercolor on paper:

<LeBron James>

01-30-2006, 10:32 AM
Spring Festival in China right now~~~! i'd like to say " gong xi fa cai "(make big money) and happy new year to every CGtalker ~!

01-30-2006, 11:54 PM
Awsome work guys...
40min before bed

01-31-2006, 12:42 AM

01-31-2006, 01:27 AM
Yeah it was just what I had in mind when I painted this image ^^v


The basketball wc is amazing!

01-31-2006, 01:42 AM
Originally posted by Goro: Rebecca:
Yeah it was just what I had in mind when I painted this image ^^v
<<-- Sweet! I needed a new avatar! :scream:

Cheers! :beer: Another adorable painting!

01-31-2006, 02:07 AM
Haha great! Could use a little level adjust. Maybe it's a bit too dark ^^;
thnx Rebecca!

01-31-2006, 05:23 AM
Open canvas:

01-31-2006, 06:28 AM
Originally posted by Goro: Haha great! Could use a little level adjust. Maybe it's a bit too dark ^^;
thnx Rebecca!
Hmm, better now? No...thank you! :D

Cheers, :)


01-31-2006, 08:01 AM


01-31-2006, 01:09 PM
Really like that last one Gord!

Before school, 40min PS

01-31-2006, 01:48 PM
Failonir, BlinCk - thx :)
Vizon - no I didn't used reference and that's probably why she looks bit flat :) - she suppose to be wearing basic fallout armour and I guess I should paint it more round in few places.

m@ - i just learn new english word - m@mazing > translation: "how the hell he did it?"

here is my another try:

01-31-2006, 02:03 PM
Goro: thanks~~~! your last one looks like book illustration.

another WC

01-31-2006, 03:01 PM
Heimkehr, Heimkehr
Ein Bild aus der Erinnerung
Heimkehr, Heimkehr
Ich find' meine Spuren noch
Heimkehr, Heimkehr
Als wär' ich niemals fort...

01-31-2006, 09:17 PM
Wow, you're all great ^^ this is my first one, i'm trying to paint as much as possible to become better, anyway something like 30 min, photoshop CS + tablet
any critisism would be appreciated greatly

01-31-2006, 10:06 PM
Good work everyone!

Thanks BlinCk - you got some interesting aura going on in the last one.
Vyse_soa - great mood.
ZhuZhu - beautiful drawing.
.avalon - welcome - nice colour.

Artweaver - landscape thumbnails:


01-31-2006, 10:24 PM
avalon: you should concider adding some detail. I'm guessing it is some green grass hills. Try adding some vegetation, trees, shaddows, clouds whattever!
Go nuts!:)
Vyse_soa: WOW!:thumbsup:

Today's doodles:

01-31-2006, 10:56 PM

01-31-2006, 10:58 PM
*claps at Goro*

01-31-2006, 11:55 PM
Goro - nice! such a fun image to look at.


02-01-2006, 06:25 AM
Gord MacDonald: thank you.

today's WC:

02-01-2006, 10:03 AM
ZhuZhu :thumbsup: I love your watercolours! Keep them coming!!!

02-01-2006, 02:21 PM
you guys are crazy!
keep em coming. ^_^

OC + PS - too long.. like 1h(?) O_o and I even skiped the BG! ... bleh - (refed)
didn't turn out all that good, but i had worse - sadly. -_-'

02-01-2006, 04:44 PM
great work zhuzhu!
Vyse_soa- :bounce:

another dsg entry:

02-01-2006, 04:49 PM
great work all!
especaly Vyse_soa!! love u´r pic!!!

donw with a normal-ball-mouse and gimp, cause my real pc was rendering...


02-01-2006, 05:46 PM
Vyse_soa> amazing atmosphere, great:thumbsup:

Zhuzhu,Goro> nice

.avalon> diving in with colour straight away is gonna be tough, try some value pieces:)

PS 2hours ish

02-01-2006, 07:26 PM
Andyonahill> great work!

02-01-2006, 08:54 PM
great work guys

02-01-2006, 09:18 PM
a tribute in sp and poem

02-01-2006, 10:27 PM
I'm not much into painting, but I just began to play around in photoshop while hanging on the phone ... 15 minutes or something like that...

02-02-2006, 07:12 AM
art weaver


02-02-2006, 10:54 AM
Not very inspired today..

45min +/- pS

02-02-2006, 12:42 PM
Another one

02-02-2006, 04:10 PM
Great work everyone! Not too much time to go into everyone's entry, but the quality is definitaly improving!

02-02-2006, 04:23 PM
woha...GREAT picture, Supervlieg! How much time?

02-02-2006, 06:33 PM
Two fast texturing tests, few minutes each

02-02-2006, 07:28 PM
supervlieg! :thumbsup:

ps | 1.5h

02-02-2006, 08:40 PM
Nice work Vahn ! :D

02-02-2006, 09:29 PM
Phew, my first Picture on CGTalk. :blush:
I'm not really convinced of my skills, so I thought a lot about posting a pic or not...
Well I'll give it a Shot.

@ m@, Goro, zhuzhu and all the other Talents here: Really impressive Works! This is my favorite Thread on CGTalk and I can tell ya, I'm following this Thread for quite some time now. :D

So keep it up everyone and continue pleasing people like me with your arts.

02-02-2006, 10:02 PM
Another speedie..

Nice work every1 !