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04-04-2005, 10:29 AM
joni raso has entered the Master and Servant 2D.

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Latest Update: Final Image: jugeras (

as fall starts on the island of panay master jubei and jugeras spend time on the edges of shard mountains trying to appreciate the withering of the rarest of all flowers, the white arteza. Bonded by more than servitude, jubei and jugeras live their lives as friends.

04-04-2005, 10:56 AM
welcome and good luck:thumbsup:

04-06-2005, 09:00 AM (

its been years since i last drew. just got inspired with my kid. i always wanted an "extraordinary" nanny that could look after my kid. til next wip. cheers.

04-08-2005, 07:57 PM (

usually i dont ink my illustrations when i know its going to be painted anyway. i sort of "block" color regions and apply a bit of highlight to see the volume. so, this will be my line-art wip.

must continue. need coffee. til next wip. cheers

kamusta mga kabayan

04-08-2005, 08:21 PM
nice line art. keep up!!:)

04-09-2005, 11:42 AM (

hmmm. what can i say. color wip 1.

so excited. my wife is expecting. i hope to finish this before her due date, like next month.

gotta get more sugar in the blood.

04-09-2005, 11:45 AM
excellent work.

nice characters also.keep goin!

04-09-2005, 03:01 PM
Hey, just stumbled on your piece. I really like it. Congratulations on the pregnancy and I hope for the best. Good luck with this contest. I love that he's blue... Keeping my eye on it.

04-09-2005, 10:30 PM
woah! looking really great! :applause: and congrats on the pregnancy.

04-11-2005, 08:08 AM
Your image is coming along nicely.......the hair on the beast looks excellent!

Keep it up.


ps it might be worth trying more contasting tones in it's face to create a little bit more solidity, and punch out the form a little.

04-11-2005, 08:51 AM
Hey Joni! Parang kagagaling mo lang dito nung isang buwan ah! It's really good to see you here and still an active cgtalk member!

It's good that you have spare time to draw again like you used to. The good thing about here in this discussion group is that I'll somehow forces you to "join" and do your art. Me, I have to squeeze my time and accomodate what I love to do.

Doing great so far with your entry! Hanep ka! Reminds me of the Taekwandogs characters you did years ago. Me, I had a very hard time drawing again. I thought I lost the ability draw. Back then, photoshop was just in it's infancy and this is the first time that I'll do a painting in photoshop. Makes me nervous 'coz I'm not into this really.

For all you people seeing this, I'm a first-time painter in photoshop. Last night I memorized keyboard commands and try messing with the new brush tools (which I use to ignore). I know about photoshop are scanning and retouching. Now PS CS is somewhat different.

Keep it going Joni! Dalawa lang ata tayong pinoy dito, e.

By the way, congratulations on Ge's pregnancy! Lalaki ba o babae?

The new *smoke is doing great! Really fast. And It's going to be tested in Mr G's new movie.

I'll be watching your entry as it progress.

04-11-2005, 09:14 AM
My god... how come noone else've seen this!?

04-11-2005, 02:22 PM
Nice sketches. Great concept design on the creature. That fur is looking pretty damn nice. Pretty sick texturing dude and i like the size relationship on them. I'll keep an eye on this one. Very interesting.


04-11-2005, 02:24 PM
you've got some nice details here..:thumbsup:

04-11-2005, 02:47 PM
it is a wel designed proud magnificent beast u got there, well done, he truly is a servant!:thumbsup:

04-11-2005, 03:36 PM
How...did you do the hair?? Looks awsome!!:thumbsup:

04-12-2005, 03:16 PM (

alotatnx to all who passed by my wip. comments are highly appreciated.

hmmm. the hair was just basically done with smudge and painted with a thin brush. nothing fancy.

gotta get the sugar flowin again. cheers to all.

04-12-2005, 03:23 PM
wowo.. first time i look at this.. and it rocks! That is a right monster.. love the deisign... and your pinting is very nice...

04-13-2005, 10:16 AM (

just another wipppppzzzzzzzzz...

04-13-2005, 11:59 AM
that's looking real cool!

04-13-2005, 12:11 PM
Looking good bro. Keep the updates coming. I'll be checking.


04-13-2005, 04:12 PM
Nice coloring so far! I really like the highlights you've done on the metal and the fur. Great work, can't wait to see your future refinenments.


04-13-2005, 04:22 PM
great looking beast...reminds me of chewbaca... great work kabayan!

04-13-2005, 04:35 PM
I like the detail in the faces, looking good

04-13-2005, 04:41 PM
Wow nice one... looks familia somehow but very cool and nicely painted so far.

04-13-2005, 04:53 PM
looks very nice :thumbsup:

04-13-2005, 04:59 PM
great work colouring. the creature looks nice, and i also like the fabric on the kid.:)

keep up!

04-14-2005, 03:09 PM (

thanks for passing by my wip.

played around with the bg. im not too happy with it. and if you got any suggestions - do so. it would be much appreciated.

need more sugar in the blood.

04-14-2005, 03:39 PM
Jugeras - I like the color you're using in your background, it matches the charactes and the mood well. What seems off, and what might be bothering you, is the perspective. The perspective on your characters seems like the camera is above them a bit, looking down. Or maybe straight on depending on how hunched over the big guy is. But the perspective on the background feels like it's looking up: The horizon line is really low, somewhere areoound the blue guy's knee. Now it all can be cheated - maybe teh'ye high up on a cliff, but you'll have to mess with that to at least get the front part of the background where the characters are to match in prespective. Or perhaps the back- and foregrounds would match more if we were just seeing more of the ground from above. In other words, try raising the horizon line and seeing whether it helps you. (But feel free to keep it at a slant as you have: I think that part works really well to make the dynamic composition and to add a feeling of movement to the piece!)

Best of luck with it!


04-14-2005, 03:41 PM
this is great, it remids me a little of final fantasy x. the backgroud wil be great once finished. it al fits in perfectly!:thumbsup:

04-14-2005, 04:12 PM
Hey, that's really looking nice. I agree with WALRUS about the perspective of the background. Instead of those ice thingy pointing on that direction, you should make it point towards the camera's direction. So some of those ice stick should be getting bigger as it moves towards us. But it definately matches your characters.


04-14-2005, 04:22 PM
i would put some lightning bolts in the distance. combine that with the rugged landscape and you can get a real sense of the servant protecting the master from the environment.....its just a thought though. the hair is looking really amazing and the colours are good too.

04-14-2005, 06:41 PM
Your piece is really progressing. Love your progress. I'd love to be able to see some icy breath coming out of the beasts mouth/nose..! Keep posting.

04-16-2005, 01:03 AM (

well thanks sooo much for the comments guys. keep them coming?

its a coloring wip. i adjusted the bg - lifted the horizon line which i believe works better.

tried to play around with lighting?

til next wip. cheeers!!!

04-16-2005, 01:10 AM
hehe nice one jugeras .... reminds me of khimari form ffX :D

the bg is working well ... maybe u could try making it a bit higher(1/3? or even more) and show more of sky and mountain to balance the characters wich are very centered now.

i like this and i will keep an eye on it :D



04-17-2005, 04:25 AM (

just minor update. composition - i change from a vertical to a horizontal layout - to give it a panoramic feel. havent posted that spread yet. probably later on when everything is ok.

boy. really need to work on this some more.

thanks for the comments guys.

04-17-2005, 01:57 PM
Hi Jugeras

I agree with Vahn. It seems like we are too close to the characters.
Another crit about the beast armor which seems to smooth. It needs more details : rust, dust, holes, traces of fight or climbing up. You depict a difficult travel, aren't you ? So the characters have to like tired a little, I think.

Keep going on :thumbsup:

04-17-2005, 02:30 PM
The details are coming along nicely on your characters. I'm with SPACESNAIL on this, you need to put more thoughts on the environment. More props can help strenghten your story telling. Oh yeah, and i thing a panoramic shot would look cool. Just add it more on the left side of your piece. I think their positioning is fine. Just show more of the environment and what's out there. :thumbsup:


04-20-2005, 10:38 AM (

tweak tweak tweak tweak tweak tweak tweak

04-20-2005, 10:58 AM
lookin goood!!:)

04-20-2005, 12:35 PM
Yeeeees, nice mithril armor for the beast !:thumbsup:

04-20-2005, 01:02 PM
it looks cool cool cool!! love the hair and the expresion of the beast;] keep going, good luck;]

04-20-2005, 01:13 PM
posing, design are really great.

My only crits, but I know it is in wip, is that we have difficulty to see the arm of the beast in front of his body. The color are too near or maybe the pose is too tight.

Good job. I follow it.

04-20-2005, 03:36 PM
THat's some nice tweaking you did there. I like how the hair is flowing now. AWESOME


04-21-2005, 10:29 AM (

and more tweak. thanks for the c&cs guys.

its been really great seeing all these different talents. it really makes you think how crazy the world is.

cheeers to yo all.

04-21-2005, 06:32 PM
Funny, I seem to have missed this when browsing. I like the composition, the creature looks absolutely HUGE, especially since it dominates most of the scene. Details are coming out nicely, specially the hair.

I couldn't really make out the arms at first, but I imagine it just needs some colorwork, since its an early stage. Cant wait to see more.

04-21-2005, 06:44 PM
looking great kabayan... keep it up!!

04-21-2005, 08:05 PM
Nice work... Very final fantasy like :banghead:

04-27-2005, 10:21 AM (

whew. not much of an update.

my wife just gave birth to our second child. enormously enjoying and excited about the whole event.

will be proceeding to detailing soon. i feel comfortably well with most of the basic shapes.

thanks for all c&cs.

04-27-2005, 11:51 AM
congratulation to u and ur wife~:)

going great mate~fine colors and i like that big creature character.will there be some kinda light source for this coz for the time being it seems alil flat,not much of a highlight and shadow tone.i'm not sure if u had the intention for the big guy's thumb press against the boy's head?just it seems alil odd to me:)it'll look better compositionally if the background is visible,just some of my thought.overall this is still a kick ass piece~good luck~:thumbsup:

04-28-2005, 07:26 PM
Hey, Congrats to you and your wife bro. Boy or Girl?

Anyway, thanks for the suggestions on my piece. Yours is still looking good. I see more details coming along. Something is a bit off with the right arm though. I think you should center it a bit more, a little bit align to the head, because it's hitting the knee and it's looking kinda flat. Either that or i'm just hallusinating for not sleeping, hehehe. Can't wait to see more updates bro.

cheers :thumbsup:

04-28-2005, 10:47 PM
CONGRATS tol, mabawasan atang drawing time mo ah, hehehe, welcome to the club!!:bounce: ... anyway, your details are coming along great... i'll be back for some more:thumbsup:

ps(porget samting): salamat sa suggestions...

04-29-2005, 12:03 AM
This one gets my vote! Is this a closeup or the full image? Seems a bit claustrophobic. Nice Job!

04-29-2005, 10:29 AM (

thanks for the comments - again. really appreciated. started detailing.

overall colors are flat. havent decided lighting. will do that last.

how does caelyn sound for my daughter. kudos to all.

04-29-2005, 11:11 AM
Really awesome! That's a really cool monster!
Nice detail on the face!

04-29-2005, 12:28 PM
I really aprecciate the hair! congratulations


04-29-2005, 04:23 PM does caelyn sound for my daughter. kudos to all.

sounds unique bro... saang alamanac mo ba yan nakuha? :) anyway, thats a nice name, i'd go for that one, unless me ibang plano c mrs... btw, great details bro, plus lighting pa naku, power!

04-29-2005, 04:39 PM
Hi jugeras! The blue demon looks too similar to Kimahri Ronso from Final Fantasy X. Same skin colour and hair colour and with horn as well, except that yours have two and they are not broken. I don't see anything wrong about it being quite similar, but Final Fantasy X fans here might see some familiarity with it. If that was your intention, then forget what I said :).

There are some noticable anatomy inaccuracy with the beast's right hand. Its fingers on that hand are too short and stubby compared with its left hand (holding the boy). The boy looks nicely drawn. His right hand on which his head rested on looks a bit off. Sorry if I give too many crits.

Congratulations on the birth of your baby girl!!! How do you pronounce Caelyn? Like Cay-Lin or Ca-Ee-Lin?

04-29-2005, 04:41 PM
looking soo good.. just love the beast

04-29-2005, 04:42 PM
Really nice hair work.

04-29-2005, 05:20 PM
Naks naman, akala ko ba wala kang oras. Check out those details. That hair looks so damn sweet. More updates bro. Dalian mo na meng :argh:

Btw, magandang pangalan yun. Pilipinong, pilipino ang dating. Congrats nga uli :thumbsup:


04-29-2005, 05:22 PM
congrats dude!!

the monster looks great... can't wait to see the final piece. *thumbsup*

05-02-2005, 01:09 PM
composition and the monster is great but i think the child needs some blueish color on ambient,

maybe you would try paint over the ambients a light color with transparancy set to colorize.

05-03-2005, 08:31 PM
Salamat pre. Dalian mo rin, hehehe. Kailangan kong maraming kape.

Yan, inilagay kita sa una ;)


05-03-2005, 08:43 PM
great progress! great muscle definition on the arm. looks amazing.

05-03-2005, 08:55 PM
Great job on the big guy! He looks llike he'd rip that kid to shreds yet somehow you get the feeling he wouldn't and that he actually gives off the impression he is very wise! Nice work!:thumbsup:

05-04-2005, 06:43 AM
Congratulations on your new baby! Keep up the fantastic work! Balik drawing na ulit!:bounce:

05-04-2005, 03:16 PM
this is looking real sharp.

05-04-2005, 03:28 PM

05-06-2005, 06:42 AM (

just armour detail.

quite bz guys. havent addressed c&cs. will be posting trhat soon. gotta rush.

cheers to all.

05-06-2005, 08:40 AM
The armors are looking great pre. Very nice on the details as always.
Reminder lang pre, huwag mong kalimutan i darken yung image mo just a little bit. Masyadong lang maliwanag ;) not a lot of contrast meng (o baka lang yung monitor ko, ehhehehehe).

Anyway, Tapusin mo na pre. Pinag hihintay mo kame ni ARKINET eh... :p

Ingat kayo diyan.

05-06-2005, 09:41 AM
looking good! :thumbsup: i like the white fur a lot and the armor and the colorscheme! :)

05-06-2005, 09:50 AM
the details on the best are very good, this pic is very homogene and the choice of color very nice. Good work

05-09-2005, 01:20 PM
Great picture! Exellent detailization! The monster is very imposing:thumbsup:

05-09-2005, 04:48 PM
beautifull armour!:)

05-10-2005, 10:50 AM (

some c&cs addressed. just a detail wip. one of my last few posts. the image has more info on the left.

as always kudos to all. much apppreciated and thanks - passers by.

05-10-2005, 11:33 PM
Pre, it's looking so sweeet and sick. It's just a little bright. Kailangan mo lang nang konteng contrast meng. If i squint my eyes, i only see two dark areas. Pero alam kong hindi kapa tapos, so... pasensya na meng :D That creature looks AWESOME btw at yung bata, pilipinong pilipino ang dating, hehehe.

Ingat kayo dyan and best regards to your family :wavey:

05-13-2005, 10:32 AM (

as always tnx tnx tnx for all c&cs. started the last leg of my work. ive addressed more comments and added a few things.

now color - lighting and fx - i hope.

tnx to ark n ark. mabuhay?

05-13-2005, 03:42 PM
the big pic, yuhooo... i agree w/ arc80 pre, maybe a lil darker? Pero its great as it is... great work pre!! di mo na ata kelangan ng kape:D

05-13-2005, 03:48 PM
very, very, very nice pic with an beautiful anbiance, i like this pic, good work

05-13-2005, 04:34 PM
I agree, I like the ambience that widening this picture has added. With the darker tones now on the servant, perhaps it might be in order to darken parts of the boy's skin, too: It so bright it's almost as if it's glowing.

Good luck with the last little bits...


05-13-2005, 08:08 PM
Damn, brutalizing my thread with smiley... pay back time :twisted: (joke lang)

NIIICE!!! the whole picture. Sa wakas :bounce: LOoking good pre. The background definately ties everything together and the warm colour lighting is a great choice :thumbsup:
Huling hirit din, have you ever thought of putting some snow dust particles catching the wind. Sa background area lang naman. I really like the isolation feeling of it (mukang may malungkot diyan ha, hehehehe. Miss mo na ba ang pinas)

Balik ulit ako. Bilis...bilis... konte na lang :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :applause:

btw, salamat sa suggestion mo. It helped a lot for the shadows.

Ingat na lang kayo diyan. Cheers

05-16-2005, 11:00 AM (

tnx again - as always for c&cs.

2nd to the last post. needs a bit more work. addressed more comments.

konti na laaaaaang!!!!!

05-16-2005, 11:04 AM
hey Joni, this is looking fantastic. I love the Beastie. The detail and rendering on the armour is very cool. :thumbsup:
Good luck in the final.

05-16-2005, 01:29 PM
such a great piece of art!
The beast is looking fabulous! I love the armor and the hair.The colours are also very good, and there is a good amount of detail. Nice job

Cheers Kam

05-16-2005, 07:38 PM
Bilis, bilis :wip: Creature looking fantastic. So dalian mo. You don't need comments, you need sinturon whoopping old school pilipino style, hehehe.

INgat kayo dyan. Will be waiting in suspence :argh:

05-16-2005, 10:00 PM
nyahahaha, i agree w/ arc80... the armor looks awesome, suarez ba nag engrave nyan hehehe... bilis bilisan mo nat hahabol ako:bounce: :bounce:

05-18-2005, 10:54 AM (

aaarrrrghhhh!!!!! last post before final image

05-18-2005, 12:15 PM
Last critzs, No more posting of final colouring. If you do, lilipad ako dyan sa singapore with my walis tingting to give you a nice palo sa puwet :wip: :wip: :wip:

cheers and just hurry bro :buttrock:

05-18-2005, 06:07 PM
kaw talaga archie, nag pa dudo pa yung tao eh... hehehe... bilis bilisan mo na pre...:bounce:

05-18-2005, 06:30 PM
Nice design. I like the details and texture work on the creatures hand and face. Maybe it is because it is still wip, but it felt like there is not enough contrast in the picture, especially the relativity in between foreground and background. Not sure what the tusk like thing is behind the creature, but other than that, this one rocks.

05-18-2005, 06:37 PM
great work!!
cool design and realy nice detail.
love the armour a lot.
keep going.
cheers.:bounce: :thumbsup: :buttrock:

05-19-2005, 04:26 AM
Oy, Joni!

Submit mo na yan! Tama na kalikot! Sobra na ganda na yan kaya wag mo na pagandahin pa at baka mahuli ka. Busy ba sa new baby?

CONGRATULATIONS on this great piece of art. Hope to see you here more often as well as your stuffs. Be here for the next challenge. :thumbsup:

Until then...

05-19-2005, 04:30 AM
bro daming pasikot sikot, ano ba? hehehehe, take your time total me few minutes pa... yaiiks... masyado mo kaming binitin eh:D ... bilis! bilis!:bounce: :bounce: :bounce:

05-19-2005, 08:55 AM (

as fall starts on the island of panay master jubei and jugeras spend time on the edges of shard mountains trying to appreciate the withering of the rarest of all flowers, the white arteza. Bonded by more than servitude, jubei and jugeras live their lives as friends.

05-19-2005, 08:57 AM
amazin final!

05-19-2005, 09:00 AM
Awesome, Fantastic stuff. :applause: :applause:

05-19-2005, 09:27 AM
Pasakay na ako nang eroplano, dala-dala ko yung walis ting-ting, sabay binuksan ko yung laptap ko and look what i saw... WOOOHOOO!!! Sa wakas, natapos din si pareng Jugeras.
Bro, AWESOME piece. TRUELY AMAZING. You did a great job and CONGRATS pre :applause: :buttrock:

na listahan narin kita :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :bounce:
cheers at Ingat kayo dyan
pM mo nga pala yung email mo sakin so we can keep in touch

05-19-2005, 11:34 AM
good luck:thumbsup:Super!!

05-19-2005, 12:46 PM
my utmost thanks to all these great and talented artists. its been fun guys.

azreal hymn
dr. evil
digital bobert
the mighty m
paul davidson
gus clifton
kamjar fadai
tyrus 88
artjunkie - its ok

and the hundreds who spent that extra minute passing by my thread.

congrats to all entries and gud luck.

til next time. cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeers toooooo aaaaallllllll!
:applause: :) :scream: :wip: :banghead: :cry: :eek: :wise:

05-19-2005, 01:27 PM
This is a cool image...great colouring and great feeling to the piece...well done :thumbsup:

05-19-2005, 04:51 PM
congrats on this, joni!!! :thumbsup:
i really really love the colors.. so dreamful.. and the armour on the beast is just great!


good luck and see you around next time!! :bounce:

05-19-2005, 05:42 PM
congrat for the final, this is really a great pic, the details on the creature are amazing. Good work and good luck for the end

05-19-2005, 05:53 PM
congratulation!!:thumbsup: :bounce: :applause: :buttrock: :bowdown: :wip: :beer:
excellent image.
love ur color and scene a lot.
goodluck in contest.

05-19-2005, 10:33 PM
Woah, dude... my sincerest apologies for missing out on this thread until after you've finished. Brilliant character design, lovely painting detail and strong composition! Brilliant!

Good luck in the judging!


05-20-2005, 12:54 PM
very well painted , peaceful picture

05-20-2005, 02:26 PM
The beast is just fabulous. Picture too...

I wish you good luck. ;)

05-20-2005, 07:04 PM

fantastic image you created... I really like this beast posture... well done :thumbsup:

05-24-2005, 04:54 AM
tnx again

artjunkie - its ok

congrats to all entries and gud luck.

05-24-2005, 05:11 AM
Wow, Joni, you done a most beautifull masterpiece, i love it and cant believe i missed your whole progress!
congratulations on your most beautifull and brilliant finnish! it royally rocks!thank you so much again for your kind words in my thread, and best of luck, my best wishes for the finals mate, keep on rocking!!! :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

05-24-2005, 07:51 AM
Hi Jugeras, sorry I missed your work, but I have to tell what you did is awsome. I like the colors very much and your monster is stunning!:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

I wish you the best of luck man, and I'll keep an eye from the start next time on your work.

05-24-2005, 05:18 PM
Wow! :bounce: nice pic with a unique style, good work and good luck for the end!:thumbsup:

05-24-2005, 10:19 PM
Interesting work.

05-25-2005, 12:07 AM
this is a really cool piece. i like your composition. good luck man!

05-31-2005, 02:24 AM
a couple more tys out to

the1st_angel - great work- hot babes
theirry2005 - cute and very interesting almost animation style
fish-KArt - youve got a unique style as well, did great with the colors
kuzgunoglu - interesting 3d work. its all ok
belhaven - kudos to your work and a heap more for your guts

see you around guys. tnx again

06-01-2005, 10:15 AM
Really beautiful job!! best of luck!:thumbsup:

06-06-2005, 11:31 AM
Congratulations jugeras! Very nice atmosphere & characters charismatic :applause:
Good luck

06-27-2005, 09:58 PM
congrats pre!! panalo cla hehehehe... when kaya next challenge?

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