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02 February 2006, 12:31 PM
naresh ch das is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Concept Sketch: concept rough (

03 March 2006, 09:44 AM
here am trying to puul out whatever running in my mind but not yet sure..but this is my rough idea.les see....

03 March 2006, 10:24 AM (

this is an rough idea from my little brain...idea is running for life from the feature to past...

03 March 2006, 02:07 PM
So the character is running to a time portal? I don't see that immediately (I thought it was a flower) but I'm sure you can work that out and it's a good idea too. Escaping something can be quite a journey in itself. Keep going.

03 March 2006, 08:37 AM
Hey naresh,

this is about the third time I get stuck on the overview page and could not help but taking a closer look.

I think that's due to the fact that there's a strong focal point already and the values are overall good in this early stage.

I find it hard, though, to read what is actually happening. It looks as if the character is carrying something big on his head. If that should not be the case you could avoid that by not having the edges of the two elements touch each other.

But if it is meant like that: what on earth is he/she carrying?

Let's see more...:thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 08:50 AM
hi guys.. thanks for your coment and critics...this is an rough 5 munit digital sketch of my concept...and still am not so clear about the concept just to enter i did some rough and posted..

jtd and mr mu

the idea is-the middle character is a samll tree who is running for his servive from the techno world ,industrial world or we can say from the future..he is trying to find out his companion,nature,oxyzan etc this is what in my mind..i have to make sketch and pull out the thing from my mind...even if you guys can help me to do this it will great...i want to show the techno world without the place of sky i want to put a huge glass coverd the earth..huge building,robats,flying transport obejets etc etc..

may be withen few days i will be ready with my sketche...
thank you very much
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03 March 2006, 02:24 PM (

here the rough design of tree/plant character...but still i have to experiment lot more to get what exactly am looking for...

03 March 2006, 02:30 PM
I was right. It is a flower/tree thing! Cool.

03 March 2006, 02:35 PM
Intersting concept. A difficulty will be to understand the picture. Will follow this thrread.

03 March 2006, 03:23 PM
Woooowwww i love this character design... really simple but it's so cuuuuttteeee....

I wish you good luck for the next..i will follow this thread

03 March 2006, 03:29 PM
aww, thats a cute character.
This looks like an intresting concept :)
will be following ;)

03 March 2006, 03:55 PM
Lovely little char design! :) and I'd go (MO) for the more pink/red background..

Keep it up!

03 March 2006, 05:21 PM
What adorable character designs! It would be fun to see a whole bunch of them on screen, what a shame to only have one. Ot to have one but only see the back of his hear. :) Can't wait to see how this turns out.
Good luck!


03 March 2006, 05:37 AM
hey guys do you thinkg my concept is realy near to the the challenge them "the journey begins":rolleyes: am lil bit confuse...what do you think guys...
concept is--period is 2049 and the earth captured by technology and we may not need the elimments of nature.but one smal tree any how servived some where by somthing.(lets forget it where it come from)and he is trying to find out companion and his other nature eliments...for that he is running or we can say he begin his journey...

it's sound right?????????


03 March 2006, 07:57 AM (

again am trying to get some good layout for my concept....i think i have to experiment some more ..

03 March 2006, 09:36 AM
I like the distorted angles! And the concept of the little boy is excellent!!

03 March 2006, 06:14 AM
hi naresh

nice 2 have some company from home

dont have much access to the net here

trying 2 b online as and when its possible

come on lets compete....

ur concept is good

the third character has a look of a vegetable
other 3 are cool and cute

waiting 2 c more

i think the BEGINNING of the journey needs focus

good luck pal

03 March 2006, 06:45 AM
cool - some little guy pulling up his roots - I love it :thumbsup:


03 March 2006, 07:39 AM
hey shiva --thanks for your cc..yeh man am still strugling to get the what am exactly looking looking for good camera setup and color,compostion n etc etc..this all drawings r just a rough lets see..dont know i'll complite the work b4 deadline:sad:lets hope for best...but i will..:)

hey Gord MacDonald--thanks man..and good luck to you...

03 March 2006, 12:26 PM
thanks Zycho...but am still strugling for the camera angle...but i belive i will complite the 2d drawing very soon..and your entry also too good i like the whales position in the frame.....

03 March 2006, 06:04 PM
Let's see where you take us... Keep up the good work :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 11:45 AM
thanks clos71..yeh am also trying to complite asap...
thanks again;)

03 March 2006, 09:23 AM
u guys r doing very well dont know when am going to finish off...:banghead:

04 April 2006, 09:45 PM
Hey Naresh,
I like the idea of the boy tree..really nice.I also belive very much in the power of simplicity and that's something that you've got ..but I just wanna say keep in mind that such an idea has to be delivered in a way that is MOVING..You need the viewer to feel the meaning maybe through the eyes of the boy tree or I don't know it's up to u.My name is Rooma and I'm a new commer..please come check out my work :)

04 April 2006, 10:44 AM
hey thanks a lot rooma...yeh excatly am also going to give the simplysity to my work.. ...i too love simple way to present idea...and still am struglin to get the visual.dont know i'll complite that b4 deadline or not:sad:..and sure i'll take care of the movment in the character...what ever i posted till now those are my very rough sketches...
will be update with final drawing very soon...


04 April 2006, 11:36 PM
How's it going with the visual? I hope you are progressing. well I've added some sketches to my thread and I would like you to take a look..I'm so confused and I am so open for suggestions.Looking forward to hearing from you.

thank you

04 April 2006, 06:24 AM
I couldn't find anything new in your thread yet so I assumed that you are working on the final piece or maybe another concept sketch..anyways goodluck and to be honest I think your idea is one of the best and most interesting that I've seen in about all of te others.But as I said before I need to see the struggle of the boy-tree! because the symbolism in a tree running in fear because technology in the future is taking its place and killing it is really great! and I fear if you don't show the tree's face that people won't get it or feel it immediately..but in the end it's your piece,and you know it better than me..maybe I'm not able to imagine what you have in mind don't be confused,okay?? :)

keep going's gonna be great really

all the best


04 April 2006, 07:01 PM
Interesting idea. I like the small cutesy character designs. :)

04 April 2006, 06:25 AM
hey xeophex thank you very much......and good luck and all the best for your entry...

05 May 2006, 01:11 PM
Thanks Pal ..... Urs was a nice idea but where r the updates!!

05 May 2006, 07:33 AM
wussup dude???? where are you??? I want to see the final piece..and please come check out my work so far as I've submitted a couple of more colouring WIPs ...I know my colouring sucks :) but please do check it out....

Good luck


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