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05-19-2003, 03:23 AM

That is really cool, I cant tell what it is but I really like it

05-20-2003, 08:39 PM
Looks like the battle scene in star wars episode 2

05-21-2003, 04:51 AM
PhotoShop7 Sketch 20 min.

05-21-2003, 06:00 AM
i fererenced one of lunitqes photos from his site...thought id post here sence its ben forever

05-21-2003, 08:25 AM
Wow E=mc2,

I like your anime girl. I was wondering what you used flash mx for. IS she animated with it?

05-25-2003, 09:20 PM
made in about 1 hour
with mouse

05-26-2003, 02:42 AM

figured it was about time I posted something on this thread, since I'm constantly drawing.

something I drew recently when testing out Painter 8.
about 15 mins

05-26-2003, 02:48 AM
was digging through some old work and found this. Just a biro pen sketch, but I kinda dig it. probably about 20 mins

05-26-2003, 02:51 AM
last one for today. promise!

about 20 mins

05-26-2003, 03:01 AM
ĮHello I am new on this board so I thought that this is a good place to start with :wavey:

I did this in aprroxmitly 28 minutes:applause:

this is not my usual style... but it has some simlarties. actually I never drew something as good at this.. on this one I did a nice job in the ear.. I never did that :annoyed:

and for real my mobiles timer says 24:11:3 is the time I drew this... but actually I forgot to draw the pupils when I stoped it.. so I patched it up :wip:

anyways... I hope I can improve alot with the help of this fourms elites... anyways... cya

05-27-2003, 06:30 AM
Less than a hour

05-30-2003, 05:32 AM
Did this using the last half hour of class....lecturer was walking us through PS7.....already knew it, so I made this. Dont mind the truck...had to make it look like i was participating.

05-31-2003, 08:03 AM
:D Just a quickie
Photoshop: 30 min.
As usual most of the time is spent doodling trying to figure out what to paint.
Didn't come out that great but oh well, here it is anyways.


05-31-2003, 03:11 PM
hey everyone, perfect thred for me, since its jus what i love doing, quick sketches

this is my first outing on here, its not my best by a long shot, but wanted to get somthing out, hope you like it
thoughts apriciated,

05-31-2003, 03:15 PM
any1 know how i can make it bigger and post it up here? i've had to bump the resolution and size right down, it sucks!:hmm:

06-01-2003, 03:13 AM
I started on a painting but haven't finished so I just cropped out the eye since I made that pretty fast
:annoyed: <-- haha thats a funny looking face

06-01-2003, 05:51 AM
photoshop about 20min.
Just Playing around.


06-01-2003, 08:18 AM
Originally posted by ganglyon
any1 know how i can make it bigger and post it up here? i've had to bump the resolution and size right down, it sucks!:hmm:


If you want to show images that are over 20k you need to provide a link to it on your own webserver.

06-01-2003, 10:11 AM
About 30 minutes for each ...
no reference - don't know who this is suppose to be
cartooning - stinkin' up the poppies :D

06-01-2003, 12:50 PM
thanks oxyg3n

i dont hav webspace at the mo. but i'll try and sort it out over summer.

06-02-2003, 08:24 PM
a quickie ā le Bengal. ;)

Dave Black
06-03-2003, 05:42 AM

Learn'n Painter 7.


Neat thread!



06-03-2003, 02:00 PM
trying to escape my 3d world:D

Bill Bach
06-04-2003, 07:54 AM
im new...... check out my green stuff

06-04-2003, 11:11 PM
:eek: nice work! 3DZealot

06-04-2003, 11:13 PM
Hey TypeA, I hate to criticize, but I have to admit... her right forearm looks huge. Nice work otherwise, though.

06-05-2003, 03:02 AM
yeah the whole thing went to crap from the shoulders down :shrug: :hmm:

06-05-2003, 03:19 AM
I love this thread,I hope is not late to participate,my 15 min drawing:

add 5 min more in ps ,cause when I saw the image so big in the thread; the eye was kind of weird and I retouched:rolleyes:

06-05-2003, 10:59 PM
waiting for painter 8

i was looking a x-men comic

06-09-2003, 12:33 AM
This thread is realy cool! Lot's of impressive stuff!!

I just wonder if most of you uses references or are you just painting all the cool stuff from the back of your head?

I hope I have somethig to show here soon... :-D

06-09-2003, 05:06 PM
Filipinho :I just wonder if most of you uses references or are you just painting all the cool stuff from the back of your head?

Both. Some use reference and some just paint from their imagination.

The idea here is to feel free to paint as loose or as tight as you want. Just have fun. Its a great place to practice and learn.

Dont worry about trying to make a finished painting.

Have fun.

06-09-2003, 11:43 PM
abandoned building thought for a video game im workin on, a quick painting...

06-10-2003, 02:16 AM
didnt finish the top left part, heh

06-10-2003, 08:20 AM

06-12-2003, 01:11 AM
Exactly 30 minutes...I set the timer...

06-12-2003, 09:26 PM
a fast single panel comic!

06-13-2003, 11:38 AM

Sorry for the HUUUUGGGEEEEEEEE Post but i dont post my draws here for a LONG time =)

06-14-2003, 08:35 PM
And another one i just finished... took like 10 minutos so dont look at the prespectiv... its a total chaos

06-14-2003, 08:59 PM
hey JFMG

are your sketches "Wheel of Time series" inspired?'s mine...around 40 min for this one.

and this one was more like an hour...

06-15-2003, 12:46 AM
Wheels of time?
i dont know the series ^_^;
i guess not.
they are all from my mind, or some are fan art.

I Try to mix up 2 images in my mind and sketch a single one with those 2

06-16-2003, 05:01 AM
The Wheel of Time is a VERY LONG tolkien-esque book series - each of the books is as long as the entire LOTR trilogy and there are nine so far.

It's a sort of Medieval setting with a lot of dark characters...

06-16-2003, 05:31 PM
Is the series just as good? 'Cuz I think I'm interested now. Even though I've never read any LOTR books... but I hear they're good. :p

06-16-2003, 05:43 PM
Wheel of Time (Robert Jordan) (

I stopped reading after 4 books, when I found out there are enough books to fill my bookshelve, and the story goes on and on and on.... It's quite good though.

For more discussions on wheel of time, check out theWheel of Time forum (

06-16-2003, 06:28 PM
yeah it's a sweet series...It's quite good...I'm really into it...the only thing that sucks about it is that,'s 9 books long, and it's not finished yet...and the author "Robert Jordan" makes us wait 1-2 years for the next book...I'm impatient that way...

06-18-2003, 12:42 AM

(click n drag url to address bar to view)

quick tablet sketch....30mins i think


06-21-2003, 08:27 PM
sketching at some buble tea place took about 5-10 min

06-23-2003, 10:13 AM
These were done for Sijun speed painting. about 10-15min each

06-23-2003, 10:14 AM
Here are some more.

06-23-2003, 01:06 PM
cool stuff dennis,

06-23-2003, 05:50 PM
took like 15 mins

06-23-2003, 07:12 PM
Lollypop Forest :rolleyes:

06-24-2003, 06:15 AM
a quick test of the new (my first ever) graphics tablet this was drawn first with pencil and coloure in with photoshop, ill probably get back to it and finish it some other time but comments are welcome

06-24-2003, 08:52 AM
Here is a quick rendering of my girlfriend. Used photo reference for this one. (about 30 min)

06-24-2003, 09:43 AM
And here is just something different and quick (discovered that there are more brushes in PS then it actualy loads after insallation =)

William b. Hand
06-24-2003, 10:00 AM
This was a fun one! I've gotta try doing this exercise more often...
30 min. Photoshop 7. Hope you likey.:)

06-24-2003, 04:48 PM
That is AMAZING William. And 30min? Wow! I really love it. :)

06-24-2003, 10:29 PM
Man.. you guys, this is the coolest thread I've encountered in my puny life! Hope it never dies, so here are some oldies of mine.

Most of them created when exploring ps and illustrator. Ship is a real quicky, goal was to made it look like authentic painting. Rest r just mindwanderers. average time a piece is 40 mins think, yeah I'm slow ;)

These are not all that but this thing inspired me so I'm painting as I write, there are lots of great artists in here btw :eek: And yeah nice one william, 30min wiehoo, would've figured it to be an paintbrush job :thumbsup:

06-24-2003, 11:25 PM
well 1st one in a long time, ps 7 mouse, took bout 30min, more on backgroundtesting though :wip:

how u show the image in the post instead of url btw?

06-25-2003, 07:21 AM
Still alive just lost...


06-25-2003, 12:26 PM
Hey guys, just got a wacom the other day. Please tell me that it takes time to get used to, coz i'm drawin like a retard at the mo!

06-25-2003, 01:23 PM
yah i've also gotten one recently and its taking time to find my orientation, im using newgrounds to get my orientation back though. Just go and play the shoot em up games and youll slowly get the hang of it. GL

06-25-2003, 07:26 PM
Hi all, back again, guess a bit enthousiastic since I'm new here ;)

Anyways can you guys help me out, I really need some good tips on colouring sketches in with ps7.0 (except from using a tablet :annoyed: )

I mean I made this sketch in 10min, colouring took me 35 min, and I think I still like the sketch more :shrug: What ya think?


06-26-2003, 04:30 PM
here's a parrot i did in painter in about 30 mins

06-26-2003, 05:44 PM
you should add some smooth shadows to it, I think you could make this ahve a great 3d look, make the shadows nice and all round, sky background or something would make it even more attractive

Keep up the art, cheers

06-27-2003, 04:23 AM
fan of this thread for a while, finally got in a quickie >hehe< 39 min - PS7 - tablet

sitting in a tin can (

06-27-2003, 05:57 AM
William b. Hand: cool pic:thumbsup:
PS7 exactly 30min.

06-27-2003, 05:48 PM
I like it rey, cool speed paint, good expression:thumbsup:

06-28-2003, 06:32 AM
Astaroth.NL: Thanks

Here is another quickie Just playing around in photoshop.
PS7 20 to 30 min.


06-28-2003, 03:09 PM

06-28-2003, 10:30 PM
1 hour and 5 minutes - ps7 + wacom

06-29-2003, 03:58 AM
This thread can become addicting.
That said here is another one I just did.
PS7 45min.


06-29-2003, 04:12 AM
I agree Rey, I am totally addicted (nice pix, by the by). Great practice as well - a much safer addiction than smoking or crack :)

great looking stuff guys!! :beer:

06-29-2003, 01:54 PM
one from me as well..
about 10mins maybe alil more.
this thread rocks :buttrock:
cya henrik

06-29-2003, 05:58 PM
and another one:

06-30-2003, 11:47 AM
nice ones rey & violenza, (liked rey last one best though :P)

u2 kaktuswasser, only you should do something with the background, or at least ad some more contrast between back and foreground to make image a bit more alive and kicking, even simple texture with blur would probs help alot.

Thnx for keeping this thing rolling guys

06-30-2003, 08:51 PM
thanks for your comment! I will now always do a bit background :)

06-30-2003, 11:08 PM
10min sketch, 20min effective drawing (spend another 30min or so exploring and setting photoshop brushes).

Ain't my dog thé dog :cool:

(can anyone pls explain to me how to show the image in the post itself? cause attaching can only reach up to 20k while all your images in the posts r bigger, pls HELP! :eek: )

06-30-2003, 11:21 PM
and so the addiction continues....
Cute pooch Astaroth - reminds me of the puppy i had growing up :)

45 min in PS7 inspiration based on fractal pattern -and Keith Richards - hehe

06-30-2003, 11:53 PM
Hehe he's a big ugly down feeling kinda guy, you really had keith posing didn't ya? :surprised

hehe nah, gj, like it! :thumbsup:

07-01-2003, 12:41 AM
Apologies if my host gets slow.
"June 28th, 2065: discovery of hoes on Venus."

Just something goofy from the weekend. The idea of scientists going ga-ga over trashy alien girls amuses me.

07-01-2003, 12:53 AM
That's just great ballistic, as were your other posts in this thread. Somehow your lightning has this realistic impressive feel. :buttrock:

07-01-2003, 01:34 AM

07-01-2003, 04:28 AM
OMG i'm back again! It's crack, internet crack!!!!!:banghead:
thanks for the thumbs Astaroth!
this one is a little fishy...or two... ps7-40min

07-01-2003, 02:56 PM
emmmmmmmm just draw in 3 mins...............

07-01-2003, 06:09 PM

07-03-2003, 12:03 AM
This took entirely too long, but it the second thing I ever drew with flash, so I don't know what to think. This took about a half an hour. I paid too much attention to detail you can't even see.
Be kind...

07-04-2003, 11:00 AM
This is a product of about 20 min of an opencanvas session with me and my little brother (who's back in the states). what do you think?

07-05-2003, 12:29 AM
nice, but what is it? ;)

here is my new one.. trees.. i am not sure if this is still a speed-painting,cos it took me about 45 mins :eek:
cya henrik

07-07-2003, 08:51 PM
30 min, painter is great.

click here to see!! (

07-08-2003, 02:50 AM
Balistic - hehe - good stuff man. not enough trashy green venusians out there - or are there?

Pancreas - love the pic, looks like Bowie - solid!

Boz - I checked out your site, sweet stuff man - really like your style...

07-08-2003, 05:23 PM
Hi Pancreas,
Great painting :thumbsup:
Cheers, Jeroen
(She reminds me of a co-worker of mine btw. Very good looking girl, but the dumbest b*tch I've ever met. She'd loose that pretty head of hers if it wasn't attached to her neck ;) ).

07-11-2003, 07:45 PM
Wassup People!
I have new stuff here
-> Http://

07-12-2003, 07:32 AM
Here's an apple i drew with my wacom, didn't use an actual apple for reference, just drew it from memory. I'd like to know what you think. Also, I love Boz's picture, of the bird and the lady. Very French looking! Awesome pictures everyone!:eek:

07-12-2003, 07:38 AM
bigger pic...

07-13-2003, 06:30 PM
Here Is a real quickie PS7 20min.


07-15-2003, 11:46 AM
just a try.....hehe:wavey:

07-16-2003, 02:25 AM
gilbert_chong: nice pic
how did you paint this? (imagination, reference, cloned?)

07-16-2003, 09:06 AM
modify refrence lar...............hehe
this is the new 1.......
not yet fin............. im still workin on this.....

07-16-2003, 11:19 PM
Sketch for possible new fantasy painting
50 min, no references

07-17-2003, 05:47 PM

07-18-2003, 12:00 PM

Pibonne Zuntata
07-20-2003, 04:05 PM
Here is something I just did 8 of these drawings. It's very rough, about 1 minute or less for each sketch. (pencil B type, raw scan)

um...I was wondering, how is everyone able to post pictures more than
I had to make it quite small to be able to post at20kb??

07-20-2003, 04:41 PM
Click in the "IMG" button and if u have a Draw on-line just paste the URL =)

07-21-2003, 03:24 AM

Now I think it's time for me to make my first contribue to thes thred, so here it is:

about 15 min. sketching
about 20 min. coloring in photoshop 7

Hope you like it!

07-21-2003, 05:48 AM
Fell off the wagon, posting again! :surprised
Great stuff guys! Love the weirdness JMFG!
40 minutes of frantic sketching - no ref

07-21-2003, 04:11 PM

here are mines, about 20mn each

07-21-2003, 08:51 PM
20 min

07-22-2003, 09:19 AM
Good works guys:)

Hereīs mine painter doodle (1 hr) . Pretty silly theme but I m sucker in painting so starting with silly things...

Cīmon guys post your speedpaints its so inspiring!

07-22-2003, 09:55 AM

07-22-2003, 03:14 PM
Got time for another one, this time photo referenced. Done within an hour...

07-22-2003, 08:50 PM

07-24-2003, 10:27 PM

50 min, done as a pre-study for a underwater fantasy mermaid painting.
Also done for a upcoming speedpaintin tutorial for newbies :)

(reference used on the side)

07-25-2003, 10:04 PM
2 hrs to come out the final.......normal brush...painter7...

07-27-2003, 01:00 AM
60 min, study. Airplane reference used on the side.
Trying to learn depth, feeling of scale.. Next up is
a big hangar study.

07-27-2003, 01:10 AM

2.5 hours, no ref. Really struggled (and failed) with the composition on this one. I might try the same subject again, from a better angle.

07-27-2003, 02:23 AM
Argh, study and practise on space, air and depth..
My first try so i guess if i do like 100 more perhaps it
don't look like crap..

60 min

40 min

Dave Black
07-27-2003, 03:53 AM
balistic: Regardless of the composition issues, the atmosphere and mood is really breathtaking. You nailed that withou reference, and I gotta say, I'm impressed.

bM_: I really dig those. Lovely mood and colors. As a casual observer and a terrible speed painter, I can only say this: The lighting is off. In the second pic, the lighting from those panels/skylights is so bright, that the bounce from it should be huge.

Keep at it though, these have slot of promise.



07-27-2003, 04:07 PM
30min photoshop 6

Dave Black
08-01-2003, 03:48 PM
Photoshop 6, 45mins, and yes, I know it's poo.



08-01-2003, 05:38 PM
3DZ, Nice clouds, I tried some clouds awhile ago. Your use of a hard brush is obviously necessary, though it seemed counter intuitive to me at the time. Clouds should be soft, but they need a hard brush to be painted. Nice work.

Dave Black
08-01-2003, 06:05 PM
Yeah, hardbrushes are the key, and you're totally right, it's completly counter-intuitive. I remeber seeing a tutorial a while back. It taught me alot. Let me see if I can find it...

Edit: Found it. Have a look. It really makes more sense after reading it.



08-01-2003, 11:25 PM
One of the best tutorials on realistic clouds.

08-02-2003, 12:58 AM
I got new to here, my first post :)
U see im never good as u, but ill try to get better :)

30mins, sumthing masked...

400 ppl dont know any comments? :rolleyes:

08-02-2003, 09:45 PM
sry, but i cant put more than 1 image in one post

08-04-2003, 05:44 AM
from ref.

08-04-2003, 06:00 PM
Hi Sleep,
Always a Masterpiece full of good taste

08-10-2003, 07:33 AM

08-10-2003, 11:28 AM
Looks great.. but his arm looks kinda flat at the albow... kidna like paper thats been folded ;)

08-10-2003, 11:14 PM
I LOVE YOU ALL!!!!!! (I'm Drunk let me do "the Ozzy""

THE TOWER study for a Tarot

five four minutes
pencil, ink on paper (120 gr)

hope do not offend anyone of you

08-10-2003, 11:25 PM
lol :applause:

08-11-2003, 12:26 AM
The Tower in tarot has to have a broken top falling down. Basically it is what it symbolizes

Originally posted by Carlocki
I LOVE YOU ALL!!!!!! (I'm Drunk let me do "the Ozzy""

THE TOWER study for a Tarot

five four minutes
pencil, ink on paper (120 gr)

hope do not offend anyone of you

08-11-2003, 08:26 AM
hmmmmmm coolest!!!

thanks DSedov

08-12-2003, 03:19 PM
new Tower

08-14-2003, 05:15 AM
bad habits resurface, but it's mindless fun.

08-14-2003, 07:03 AM
sleepless - love the style man - keep on rockin!

08-14-2003, 02:07 PM
Looking good.. mine is not really a speed paint as it's my first.. but i figured i wanted some feedback... here ya go :D an apple !


08-14-2003, 06:18 PM
well for a first I'd say its good, Its got a good style and your brush strokes are ok, the thing your lacking is a solid shape to the apple, it doesn't seem to actualy sit in theoretical space at all... So i guess in normal terms, PErspective is off.

08-14-2003, 06:43 PM
:)my first post here

08-14-2003, 09:29 PM
Originally posted by BiTMAP
well for a first I'd say its good, Its got a good style and your brush strokes are ok, the thing your lacking is a solid shape to the apple, it doesn't seem to actualy sit in theoretical space at all... So i guess in normal terms, PErspective is off.

Yeah i know.. it's basically not drawn on a surface, and i got worked up in some shadow detail that wound up getting the bottom of the apple all screwed up shading... so i kinda fixed it the best i could, but i wasnt all happy with the bottom of it :D

But hey it's my first attemp, so all in all i'm happy with it :DGonna do much better in the future i hope.

Thx for the critique

08-14-2003, 10:50 PM
90 min, just for practise, it was in front of me on my desk.
Last year i did same thing on my Nokia 7110, and have now upgraded to 3650.

08-14-2003, 11:24 PM
looks great bm, cool simple paint style, dunno also kinda antic, authentic paint style used for a modern gimmick, looks funny (as in good :applause: )

08-14-2003, 11:32 PM

Lost my job today, which means more time for speedpainting.

08-14-2003, 11:36 PM
sucks..or not if it wasn't all that, one way or the other, the mood on that piece rock, you born for speedpainting ;)

08-15-2003, 02:32 AM
Ballistic- I have always admired you pics, You do amazing work. Bouncing back will happen fast for ya. (is that your phone ringing already?)

Scott Robertson
08-15-2003, 02:58 AM
This afternoon's efforts.

08-15-2003, 05:20 AM
Mr. Scott...beautiful! I hate you. :)

Scott Robertson
08-16-2003, 02:10 AM
Finally one full day of painting!

08-16-2003, 05:41 AM
The unfortunate sap that must post after you? Again, kudos Scott.

08-16-2003, 12:34 PM
yay for this pice of shit..go me * wacom out the window*

Scott Robertson
08-17-2003, 12:42 AM
4 more....yesterday went better.

08-17-2003, 01:01 PM
Looks the atmosphere in your images.. you should do a tutorial, or walkthrough on some of them...
PLEASE !!!! :D :D :D

08-17-2003, 03:15 PM
damn, you guys are so talented :applause:

isnt there maybe one guy who wants to create and design some creatures for my game project ??

i am in the need of a really cool concept painter, but i dont wanna let the post look like adverstising for my game, see it as an desperately act...have mercy :blush:

08-18-2003, 12:20 AM
Speedpainting 030818 - Beach
60 min

08-18-2003, 06:13 AM

08-18-2003, 05:43 PM
60 min for first ed.

+15 for second edition.
little blue illumination for mood

08-20-2003, 10:54 PM

08-21-2003, 12:29 AM
The beach one is great, the water waves look good, however the water on the beach could use an improvement, I'd highly suggest continueing with the piece!

08-22-2003, 03:44 PM
30 min exactly

08-22-2003, 08:15 PM
How come I can't see any of Sleepless drawings ???

08-23-2003, 02:07 AM
the old ones at the thread beginning were deleted from my server. Coupla of the new ones are posted back a few pages.


too many influences to name them all...

08-24-2003, 03:43 PM
Great Thread:

45Mins top to bottom.

I have NO idea what it's about. I just started and then stopped.

08-25-2003, 03:13 AM
great looking stuff. Almost 100,000 views :)

08-25-2003, 10:21 AM
It draw this at paint-chat

08-27-2003, 05:10 AM
Just paint-chat:p

08-31-2003, 05:08 AM

08-31-2003, 08:52 AM
hey great work! looks super :thumbsup: is just a little sketch of mine .. about 2 mins :shrug:

08-31-2003, 11:53 AM
Just in paint-chat today

09-01-2003, 06:20 AM
more sapp crap.

Agent D
09-01-2003, 06:43 AM
About 10 minutes - Please excuse the lack of talent(or practice perhaps) amid such great pictures! :) :blush:

I was thinking of the Myth game series at the time.

09-01-2003, 10:41 AM

Degenerate in paint-chat~

09-01-2003, 03:37 PM
Each of these took about 15 mins in Microsoft Paint. w/ Wacom.

Microsoft Paint is the best program to use for speedpaints and quick concept drawings on my laptop, since it is very responsive...

09-01-2003, 07:23 PM
Just messing around in PS7, 1HR.


09-03-2003, 05:36 AM

09-03-2003, 06:55 AM
Sleepless: Cool dragon.
I like the natural look of the stuff you have been posting here.

09-03-2003, 08:29 AM
Hi Sleepless

How are you?
have u ever think of develop a graphic novel?
are u interested in comics?

09-04-2003, 09:59 AM
Had to waste some time and wanted to try to paint totally different to how i usually paint.
20 minutes or so (photo ref)


09-08-2003, 06:10 AM
ET-It's cool trying something different, but always difficult to break those old conventions.
Carlocki- Hi, no I have never thought about doing a graphic novel. I wouldn't know where to begin.

Another sports guy for me, this is not what I normally do either so I'm "trying to break out of my own little box"

09-09-2003, 02:26 PM
great stuff sleepless and e.t.

here's mine, 20 min.
small, simple composition.

09-10-2003, 01:05 AM
weee! I like this thread, I've lot of crap works fitted here! :P I mean mine are crap, yours are great friends.

09-10-2003, 10:49 PM
no more interest?! ;)

quick sketch by h. bahrami, quick paint by me:

09-10-2003, 10:52 PM
there are more: quick pencil drawing + speed paint in PS

these three pics are taken from our [i-pong].

09-11-2003, 05:22 PM

I've had my wacom for a month now i guess but this is the first real pic i've done with it... havn't drawn a thing for about 4 years (why?!?) and feeling very slack about it...

Let me know your thoughts, about 15mins painter 8.


09-16-2003, 09:20 AM
I think it looks good. do more stuff ;)

09-16-2003, 07:50 PM
Photoshop sketch, 25 minutes

09-19-2003, 10:28 AM


09-20-2003, 06:29 PM

not sure what it is (but i like it :))

09-21-2003, 03:52 PM
Hi there:) New here and me first step to the cgtalk is some of my speedy paintings:)
The first one is quick PS painting second one I've based on one of national geographic pictures.I'll hope you'll enjoy.

Rainy day:

Child from national geographic picture:

09-22-2003, 01:23 AM
And another quick paint. 30 min :) hope that's quite short but I dunno:surprised

09-22-2003, 07:05 AM
Before sleeping. duh...

09-22-2003, 12:14 PM
hey Tiger you have some quite nice painting here ;) show us moooore!

09-23-2003, 07:53 PM


09-25-2003, 09:50 PM
Tiger's picture sorta reminds me of if David Bowie and Marilyn Manson had a kid. Imagine the music...

09-26-2003, 01:35 PM
my first post at speedpainting!:scream: :)

09-26-2003, 02:35 PM
here's another quicky.. done in approx. 30 mins.

09-28-2003, 07:11 PM
Same time as above, about 30 minutes, hope you'll enjoy. Btw PANZER nice speedy, great characters ;)

10-02-2003, 09:23 PM
And my portrait:

10-06-2003, 05:55 AM
excuse me.

10-07-2003, 08:51 AM
hi sleep
very good stuff
where is the lin to your web site?

10-08-2003, 07:32 PM
Took down the link so I could better monitor the number of visits from some promotional materials we've been working on.

10-09-2003, 09:30 AM
hi sleep
I'm making an illustration i want submit you something (is a w.i.p i won't to post yet)
is possible to use yuor email to send it?

10-09-2003, 07:04 PM
Originally posted by Sleepless
[B]Took down the link so I could better monitor the number of visits from some promotional materials we've been working on.

You could make a free .tk domain at for the forums.
That way you'll know every entry that came from came from a forum ;)

10-10-2003, 11:55 AM
hi Jer
nice to meet you again here
how are you?
i'm watching yuor sideshow challenge really nice

10-11-2003, 07:10 AM
starting to feel very lonely here. where are all the speed freaks?

10-11-2003, 11:39 AM
Sleepless, donīt feel alone, no better company than a dog!

10-11-2003, 01:08 PM
Okay have been lurking here for some months now. And have finally got brave enough to post something.

Don't do a lot of speed paints but this falls into that catagory;

20 minutes painter 7


10-12-2003, 06:12 AM
Thanks, I feel better now.

10-13-2003, 10:24 PM
Once again... wolf this time :)

10-13-2003, 10:24 PM
Once again... wolf this time :)

10-14-2003, 07:56 AM
dont you guys feel like your work gets lost in here, I mean this deep into a thread with over 900 posts?

at first I thought it was cool, but I dont know if I'd want to post something in this thread, would anyone ever see it, much less respond to it..

maybe it would be better if we had a monthly speed paint least that would be some organization, and would offer more incentive to post...

anyway that being said...there are some really awesome pieces of talent in here...well done all!!

10-14-2003, 08:25 AM
Well i like posting here (the little i actually paint) caus it's just this casual thread, with no high standards. Everybody is nice here and comes with some nice critique on your speed paints ;)

Feels so good in one large speedpainting thread :D

10-17-2003, 12:55 AM
Yeah. Plus, I'm seeing some more inspiring stuff here than in the 2D gallery itself. I think if you spend 2 weeks on something, you overwork it, and if you spend 2 minutes on it, you get it just right.

10-17-2003, 03:29 PM
I'm with Swoop and Lunchbox. I don't really care if it gets lost and maybe that's a good thing. It's a casual thread and more theraputic art than labored finished stuff. I think of these as a way to get loose, make mistakes and just enjoy the process.

10-17-2003, 07:35 PM
Yeah.. it's like sketching without thinking can be fun and relaxing ;)

Dont really care if it's "lost, like tears in the rain" (hehe couldtn help myself).


10-17-2003, 07:50 PM
thats cool, i wasnt trying to start anything... I just think there is some beautiful work in hear that deserves its own thread, I just cant keep up or have the time to keep up with a thread that is over 900 posts long......thats all I'm saying...but if it works for you then thats cool too.

10-18-2003, 10:24 PM
Heres one I did some time ago, I havent done any recently. I am not sure what actually constitutes a speed painting (time-wise)but for me I think anything under an hour is speedy. ;)

Sorry about the size.

10-19-2003, 03:46 PM
Roughly an hour.

Woohoo, this thread is almost at the 1000-post mark.

10-20-2003, 09:05 AM
Eveil Admin pic .. awsome. I like it... like the bit rough looks, while it still maintains pretty good detail ;)

Sea Slug .. ehhe .. made me laugh actually ;) ;) ;)

Great work :D gotta get some work done myself soon :D

10-21-2003, 02:09 AM
just got my wacom intuos this week and i thought i'd join the action. i made this in under an hour.

10-21-2003, 08:25 AM
maybe not a paint ;) but i did this in about 10mins.


10-22-2003, 01:49 AM
Uff, its been a while since I painted, and this more or less my first serious attempt at a digital speed paint. Its a nice break from modeling, though.

Blew my initial deadline of half an hour as it turned rather fast into an hour.


10-23-2003, 09:26 PM
Tree of emotions...of mine...

10-23-2003, 09:59 PM
Wow Tiger 1313, how long did that take you? Its great!

10-23-2003, 11:10 PM
Originally posted by cuse
maybe not a paint ;) but i did this in about 10mins.


That looks A LOT like the professor in the beginning of the film "Waking Life" that talks about existentialism for a little bit. Almost uncanny. Is... this a coincidence, or have I just seen enough movies to know the inspiration for that?
Nice job nevertheless.

10-24-2003, 08:23 AM
i think you've just seen too many movies ;) hehe.



10-24-2003, 09:07 AM
Originally posted by gmoran
Wow Tiger 1313, how long did that take you? Its great!

About an hour, btw thanx :)

10-24-2003, 09:10 AM
tiger1313 thats a very cool paint ;)


10-24-2003, 09:16 AM
Oh, i did this yesterday or the day before maybe... about 15-20 mins, was just testing gradients in illustrator.

EDIT:-Its a south africa butterfly by the way ;)


10-24-2003, 07:27 PM

10-25-2003, 09:42 AM
Damm.. how long did that one take you ?

10-25-2003, 11:51 AM
Very nice work!:applause:

10-25-2003, 04:51 PM
Originally posted by Swoop
Damm.. how long did that one take you ?

About 3 hours, so it's not super speedy. I've been unemployed and under-motivated for a couple months, so I feel a little rusty with the Wacom. Thanks for the feedback.

10-26-2003, 12:33 AM

My Fault
10-27-2003, 10:27 PM
Originally posted by balistic
About 3 hours, so it's not super speedy. I've been unemployed and under-motivated for a couple months, so I feel a little rusty with the Wacom. Thanks for the feedback.

What the... unemployed??!!?? How bad is it out there when someone with your abilities is unemployed.

Great piece BTW. It's amazing how much your painted work has improved over the years. Sacrificing sheep to the Spooge Demon has paid off :)

10-28-2003, 09:36 PM
Hobbit?? :)

10-29-2003, 05:16 PM
This one is an expression of my feelings...

10-31-2003, 05:47 PM
5 minute doodle, Painter Classic...

10-31-2003, 07:09 PM
vincent vangogh?

10-31-2003, 11:37 PM
my first speed post. i think this was about 30 minutes...

10-31-2003, 11:45 PM
Oooowl, again! speedy in Painter and PS (~10 min)

10-31-2003, 11:48 PM
~30 min (PS+wacom)

11-01-2003, 12:27 AM
40 min or so in PS (this one was hard cause the source photo's lighting was so "in your face"...)

11-01-2003, 07:11 PM
5min ps sketch, just a go at some speedy aquarell style, now see it lacks any depth or emotion, better luck next time, and really need to get myself a wacom :( ah well, just needed a break from the alienware chall.

Nice work ballastic, butterfly guy ;) and skippy (liked your previous one alot.

[edit: forgot the pic lol]

11-01-2003, 11:42 PM
SKippyMcHaggis : very, very nice :) I like this style of painting :)

A Forest :

11-02-2003, 02:21 AM
thanks for the compliments. it's nice when they come from people who's work i respect.

another 30-40 min PS paint:

here's an update...slightly more depth with a couple more minutes of paint...

11-02-2003, 02:27 AM
i just realized looking at the paints i've done, that the first one is the only one with a good feeling of depth. the use of the reddish colors on the shadow helped to exagerate it, and these other paints i've played it too conservative on the color...

which makes me there a tutorial anywhere with how to make custom pallates in PS7? i can mess with the ones i have, but i'd rather not lose them as defaults...

thanks for the info.


**edit**i dun spel gud

11-02-2003, 06:08 AM

I like your forest painting. It looks kinda spooky.

11-05-2003, 07:48 AM
here's another one...

baby skin is really hard to paint, IMO

oh and tiger1313, congrat's on the front page post!


11-07-2003, 05:32 PM
With a Matrix Revolutions poster as a reference.

11-09-2003, 02:18 AM
well, I just got my tablet about a week ago... still getting usd to painter (which i also started using a week ago) but this is a "messy" sketch I made in 20 mins (I like the messy style)


11-10-2003, 06:41 AM