View Full Version : CgTalk Daily Sketch 732:THE 15 MN SKETCH SKETCH: "Stalker"

06-07-2006, 02:01 PM

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06-07-2006, 02:24 PM

06-07-2006, 03:01 PM

Painter, Photoshop for minor colour correction

06-07-2006, 03:05 PM
Oh if i only had more time to color...

15 min exactly.

06-07-2006, 03:54 PM
Woohoo! My favourite film of all time! I had to enter :p

15 minutes in Toshop

06-07-2006, 04:09 PM
15 min in PSCS2 with tablet

06-07-2006, 04:34 PM
Ahh, the film! How could I have forgotten the film!

So here's a second. Painter again -- 16 to 17 minutes. Phew!

and the reference:

06-07-2006, 06:05 PM
Ah I didn't think anyone would go the Tarkovsky route. I am glad to see some fellow fans.

06-07-2006, 06:31 PM
who's tarkovsky?

06-07-2006, 06:32 PM
pencil gimp 15 min

06-07-2006, 07:37 PM
who's tarkovsky?
Russian film director with a very distinctive approach to filming (slow pace, emphasis on photography, symbolism). His films are at the very least visual treats (I personally find them stunningly beautiful).
In case you want to check, Stalker is a good choice to start with, as is Solaris. I should warn you though, many Americans find them extremely slow. =p

06-07-2006, 08:17 PM

15 min, PS, Wacom

06-07-2006, 08:33 PM
This is my first time posting here. I've never actually done an image in photoshop before but it was really fun! I spent 20 minutes in photoshop on the first one and 15 minutes on the second one. I can't wait to do some longer ones with color.

Mats Gustafsson
06-07-2006, 08:35 PM
15 minutes in Painter.

06-07-2006, 10:11 PM
My cat, Zaide, stalking a favorite toy-

After 15 mins:

And, after about an hour:

06-07-2006, 10:21 PM
Amazing work people, some really fantastic stuff in 15 minutes! I struggle to find the motivation with such a short timelimit, which is fairly obvious in the final "quality". Anyways - 10 minutes, PS + Tablet

06-07-2006, 11:51 PM
now i want to see that tarkovsky movie :)

after 15:

after 120:

omg the knights arm is soo short ... ok lets say he was born with that short arm :sad:

06-08-2006, 12:23 AM
Think this is easy? This takes commitment you ungrateful b...

Missed the deadline on this one. Picture it without the rain effect, that's 15. This is 20. Painter and Photoshop.

06-08-2006, 12:33 AM
Vahn, yes you do. ;)

And I like your entries; the first is good for its time (damn, 15' minutes sketching is a real sprint for both hand and brains). I like the colour handling in the second, those cyans are beautifully vibrant. Nice flow and texture, too. Painter, isn't it?

By the way, this wouldn't happen to be Totoro in your avatar, would it? :D

06-08-2006, 01:20 AM
hellas eilidh :)

thank you. Look closely its got photoshop written all over it :D

yeah thats the little invisible guy from totoro :rolleyes:

06-08-2006, 01:21 AM
Not really very happy with this, but I think it would take 3 days of work to really get it where I want it.

06-08-2006, 01:41 AM
15 min, pencil, scanned in kinda odd

06-08-2006, 02:37 AM

15 minutes, on the money. My first mini-sketch challenge, and 15 minutes is a lot harder than it seems! :eek:

Photoshop, Wacom

06-08-2006, 02:46 AM
I totally forgot to check the time limit and I happen to spent more time on this particular piece than usual. Oh, well....45mins.

06-08-2006, 03:43 AM
Ninjas! Photoshop, wacom, meditation timer widget.

06-08-2006, 03:54 AM
Daniel, well worth the run-over! What program/medium did you use? Creepy palette. I chickened out and went monochrome. AND...I spent 25 minutes. I am shamed. But happy. (Isn't that an Alanis Morissette song?)

06-08-2006, 05:17 AM
daniel ,, wow ,, awesome what you did to the light that sorrounds the man it is almost like a character on its own..

06-08-2006, 05:23 AM
Parsec3d & quickreaver -- Thanks for the kind words. By the way, it's all Photoshop.

06-08-2006, 05:27 AM
I would stalk for that kind of knowledge ;)

06-08-2006, 06:29 AM


06-08-2006, 09:53 AM
20 min dark

06-08-2006, 10:39 AM
hellas eilidh :)

thank you. Look closely its got photoshop written all over it :D

yeah thats the little invisible guy from totoro :rolleyes:
Damn, you're right. I must be blind. :p

and hahh! I knew it! :)

06-08-2006, 01:17 PM
tablet+painter (exclusive oils) 15 min
the guy was painted full canvas and resized after.
no sketch, just rough lines, so I messed up the anatomy big time. :shrug:
edit for typos :/

06-08-2006, 01:42 PM
omg, my pitiful 15 min attempt:

Well, the first time I drew perspective lines - at least that was a success!

06-09-2006, 12:59 AM
i saw solaris on german tv once , found it not slow but boring, what i remember is some streaming water with plants in it.

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06-09-2006, 03:26 AM
tried one with death and it stank, but it stank more than this one hahaha...

about 15 to 20 mins...

06-09-2006, 09:43 AM
great sketch, jm, really cool! :)

06-09-2006, 03:12 PM
20mins(lost track of time):


06-09-2006, 04:37 PM
there are great stuff!

15 minutes Photoshop, goros Brushes ;) intuos tablet. (

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