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03 March 2006, 01:48 PM
Emmanuel Charon is entered in the "The Journey Begins Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Concept Sketch: To the WormHole... and beyond !!! (

03 March 2006, 01:53 PM



03 March 2006, 02:09 PM
Yay, Manu! Good to see you here, and with plenty of time left to go! Looking forward to seeing another new work of yours...

And funny, no matter how many times I jump on a new thread, there's always a post from Squibbit here before I post... Do you even sleep, man?!?

Anyhow, glad you could make it, Manu. Hope you'll post something soon. :)


03 March 2006, 02:23 PM
Ha Ha thanks Buddies !!
Since i'm at work by now... I hope I'll post some quick sketches this evening...

See you later !

03 March 2006, 05:11 PM
Hey Spacenail, i'm glad to see you, i wait your first sketch good luck

03 March 2006, 08:08 PM
And funny, no matter how many times I jump on a new thread, there's always a post from Squibbit here before I post... Do you even sleep, man?!?

It is an option I have given much thought to



03 March 2006, 02:20 AM
Welcome back Emmanuel, good luck dude!:thumbsup:

04 April 2006, 09:29 AM (

So here we go. After several "should I stay or should I go ?", here's a little drawing. The journey begins, but what is the goal, where do I have to go ?

In a few words (I hope so), here's the story :
It's around midnight. Cassandre and Rebecca, while they were quietly sleeping, are woken up by a strange sound. They jump out their bed an go to the living room. What a surprise... (Okay, I can hear some of you laughing !!! This is not what you think !).

The doors and windows are wide open. The TV is on. Father and mother are standing like couch potatoes on the sofa, and they are sleeping... The light is strange and the two sisters can see faeries and korrigans dancing all around. In the sky is tanding a huge flying rock with a castle on its top.

To be continued.


04 April 2006, 09:32 AM
great to have u back spacesnail,u've been away for long now.nice 1st sketch~awaiting for more :scream:

04 April 2006, 09:38 AM
Thanks Michael. I 've had so much things to do those last weeks. But I'm back for fun.

04 April 2006, 09:40 AM
NIce to see you manu.
good luck.

04 April 2006, 09:43 AM
Thanks Authentic !
Good luck to you too.
Time for me to have a look on your works.:bounce:

04 April 2006, 09:44 AM
Salut Manu!

Great to see you here again! Like the sound of the story, and looking forward to seeing how your convert into a picture about a journey. And of course what must be trademark spacesnail... the moon! I shall certainly be popping back to catch up on updates.

Best of luck!

04 April 2006, 10:22 AM
hey there, mr Snail.

i'm not what you'd call a regular. but i remember your master and servant piece. man that was a trip. can't wait to see what madness you unearth on this one.


04 April 2006, 01:41 PM
cool. i like the story. Nice concept for the flying rock castle. It'll be interesting to see where this goes. good luck

04 April 2006, 04:50 AM
WOOHOO!!! Glad to have you back my friend.

cool sketch and cool idea. Hehe, i see you are using your daughters names :D How are they by the way? and hows your little Elliot doing?

Well, lets have some fun then. Subscribe ( you still owe me a wallpaper from last time :argh: )


04 April 2006, 04:53 AM
Okay where did u come from, who is this dude again, haha! Welcome back. I hope to see something good from u!:thumbsup:

04 April 2006, 09:50 PM
Zephyri: hello Mam'zelle ! Good luck to you too.
anzibon : Hi ! I'm glad you appreciate my M&S pic.
domclubb : thanks !!
Arc80 : well... errrr...About the wallpaper... may I say I lost your email ? Errr... no, not a good excuse... let's try something new.... Hey look over there !!! A flying pig !!!
Beelow : Yawwwnnn ! What time is it ? Damn... There's only 50 days before the end !!! I won't finish in time !!! Ha Ha Ha

Thanks buddies for dropping by :bounce:

No sketch this time, only words about the story :
I keep the flying rock + castle BUT there will only be Cassandre (7 year old girl) standing behind a window. She's drawing some portal or way that suits shadows, trees, clouds and is going towards the castle. The whole effects will stand on reflections (like a Pepper's Ghost device, if you see what I mean).

Cheers and have inspiration, no handache and much fun !!!


04 April 2006, 12:28 PM (

Oh those wormholes !!! They make you lose track of time. Only 29 days to go.
As you can see, I've changed the scene (and story) for something more funny...



04 April 2006, 01:15 PM
That's a cute idea, Manu, I like it. Will you have time to try out more sketches of the same theme? I think the image might be enhanced by some more dramatic camera angles of the same scene... and I think of you as the king of dramatic camera angles, so that shouldn't be too hard! :D


04 April 2006, 02:08 PM
Really good idea, mate, i wait your line art if it's this sketch you choice

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