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03 March 2006, 02:07 PM
"The wrong man for the job"

We will try to post one of these topics once a day for your enjoyment.

These are the rules:
* Post only your FINAL piece on this thread, based on the topic on the thread.
* RESOLUTION : The image can have any aspect ratio up to 800 x 600
* They can be done on any medium.
* If you wish, you can add a brief text description about your piece.
* Only original compositions. No "tributes" or plagiarizing, unless is it an integral part of the challenge.
* The topics will be posted every day between 10:00 - 12:00 am US EST.
* The artist also has to post total length of time it took (Thanks Clanger for the idea) and program used.
* Only final pieces can be posted on the thread. They must have been done AFTER the topic has been announced.
* Any piece caught breaking the rules will be taken off the thread.
* The topics will be picked at random from the list on this thread
(The author will be given credit). So guys keep them coming.
*You can add multiple entries, but please dont post WIP (Unless you intend to update them). NEW RULE!
* Ill post ANOTHER thread to quantify and track WHO has participated the most on these threads.

Good luck

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03 March 2006, 04:46 PM
The Milk Chocolate Kingdom of Hershey sent their most bravest knight but even Sir Kiss was unable to defeat the dragon

03 March 2006, 06:07 PM
Here is mine... about 25 Mins PS
This one goes to all runners ;)

May the sketch forum rise again!

03 March 2006, 08:47 PM
Great stuff guys :thumbsup:

Here's mine for today, 45 minutes, Pencil -> Ps + Wacom

03 March 2006, 09:32 PM
15 min ArtRage sketch, used some references.

Nice one digital-bobert. :thumbsup:

03 March 2006, 12:49 AM
Photoshop Wacom Tablet, Around 50 minutes.

Coyote got sick, maybe they should have gotten somebody else.

Edit: Okay, why won't this show up as an image, it only shows up as a thumbnail.

03 March 2006, 02:01 AM
Invader zim was the first thing that popped into my head. even though he is an alien. not a man.

ps. 15 minute

03 March 2006, 02:38 AM
bobert that is amazing! How on earth did you do that background!
milho i'm sorry, I don't quite get it...
overchord :D thats hilarious
augustus nice sketchin
zombiefrog I wish I had seen zim when it was still around

The Branch
03 March 2006, 04:10 AM
Hey everyone,

This is my first participation in the daily sketch thread, but I plan to keep it up 5x per week. I'm currently a first-year classical animation student at Seneca college in Toronto.
I'm really loving these threads, and I hope that they will continue for a really long time.
It took about 3 hours, which is my total commute to school each day.
The Branch

(PS. for Roberto Ortiz, if there's any way to post the next topic earlier, it would be greatly appreciated, like midnight or something. It would ensure that by the time I get up, the topic is posted and I can get started right away. Thanks)


"In hindsight, sending DEER-MAN to rescue the kidnapped actress from the train was probably a bad idea."

03 March 2006, 08:49 AM
Yea! So many not regular people posting! Good stuff. The DSG lives on.

The branch - Welcome and great start. That's one hell of a commute. I hope you don't drive while drawing..... meh, if ya do the sketch came out great so keep it up. Safety second!

ZombieFrog - Zim! Hooray!

Overchord - I was working out the idea for a fireman with a toilet when I saw yours. Way better, good job!

everyone else great work.

03 March 2006, 09:24 AM
Zyrinx Oooh that would have been funny too! Did you finish it?

The Branch Welcome to the DSG - great drawing, looking forward to seeing more from you!

Zombiefrog Nice sketchy style. Don't know the character, but its a great sketch!

Augustus - Nice drawing and very profound take on it as well!

Milho - Really greeat sketch in virtually no time! Better get someone taller next time eh? :D

digital-bobert Great sketch. I cannot stand Hershey myself (the foulest chocolate impersonation on the planet :D ), but i laughed when I saw your sketch!

03 March 2006, 01:07 PM
djtrousdaleActually thats a lil spoof for all runners and intern, who normally are a bunch of kids who want to get foot in the industry. Actually that could also been titled "Film Industry of a intern's perspective" ... hope you get it now, sorry it's not so obvious, I was in kind a rush to paint it and couldn't come up with a hook that might make it clear, apply for an intership and it might be ;)

Great Sketches around here! No need to worry about the DSF, it's about quality not quantity ;)

03 March 2006, 02:04 PM
djtrousdale, if Bobby's using photoshop you can emboss and bevel and all kinds of stuff for backgrounds like that. Check the photoshop forums here at CGTalk for tips and tricks.

03 March 2006, 04:47 PM
digital-bobert: Hilarious! That one definately made me giggle... I like the texture a bunch

Mine isn't exactly a man either.....
painter about an hour... went cheap on the text :)

Jo-Jo the Dog-Faced Boys' understudy

03 March 2006, 05:07 PM
Here`s mine. :D
Photoshop, 1 h 30 minutes, wacom tablet.

03 March 2006, 07:10 PM
Augustus: great expression, :thumbsup:
Djtrousdale: i may be wrong, but the background on Digital Bobert's image was done with some photo/texture of paint or wall (or painted wall), ccause it looks quite familiar :)

Here's mine: (Photoshop, 1hour20min)

03 March 2006, 07:35 PM
As I got ready to post, I saw that someone already mentioned an idea of swapping a fireman in for another profession. This idea was fire "man" instead of police "man".
Pencil and PS
3 hrs.

03 March 2006, 08:25 PM
Even thou Johnson was good. He def. knew he was the wrong man for this job...
SBP2/15 mins./ I3 6x8

03 March 2006, 09:34 PM
Might as well add my guess...

Digital Bobberts background looks like he used one of the thick Impasto brushes in Painter, to me.

03 March 2006, 01:30 AM
Hehehe... it's great to hear all the guesses on how I made the texture. The texture was made for my digital painting class that I teach at Sheridan College so I guess only they will know for sure ;)Good guesses tho. Keep them coming

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