XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
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01-12-2003, 03:02 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/14858/sprite_girl_tn_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/14858/sprite_girl_tn.jpg)

in the morning,sprite want wash...

01-12-2003, 03:35 PM
looks nice maybe do more with the bg it looks a bit empty the girl looks good thoe

01-12-2003, 03:38 PM
Simple background but that pretty chinese girl compensate all. I love her back :p
Please, show us some detailed pics. Thar face must be zoomed!
Details! details!

01-12-2003, 05:48 PM
beautiful girl dude!

i agree with whiteblaizer. we need a close up of the face ;)

01-12-2003, 06:38 PM
wonderful piece!!

i agree with the closeup!!

01-13-2003, 03:01 PM
EXCELLENT WORK. I love it. I would not change a thing, more detail in the background will remove some of the focus from the foreground and the character.

I would love to see more.

Tommy Lee
01-13-2003, 04:07 PM
Fantastic image...great mood!
The only thing I dont like is the fog. Itīs a bit to much for my taste...but thats a question of style.

Anyway... Great work:thumbsup:


Tommy Lee

01-13-2003, 04:16 PM
beautiful! Love her face and hair and tattoos! I wonder where she went to get them... they're really nice! :D

01-13-2003, 10:23 PM
I love it, the girl is just beautifull, this hair... and those tatoos and all. There's a good atmosphere in the picture.

The only thing that "hurts" my eyes is that hard mountain line, the ground is great, the sky too, and beetwen them there's this line...

maybe try to smooth it... well, it's just my opition

BUT GREAT ! :beer:

01-14-2003, 11:51 AM
yes, guess its the mountain that buggers me, but she is realy awsome.

01-14-2003, 12:07 PM
So... beautiful... *swoon*

No crits from me.

01-14-2003, 12:19 PM
Absolutely no crits, it's stunning work!

You have received the CGtalk choice award . Please feel free to display this image anywhere you like! Awesome stuff can't wait to see more

upon receiving this award, it guarantees you a spot in the cgtalk gallery hall of fame - when it becomes available


P.S. if you need a different background, please send me a PM with the RGB values.


01-14-2003, 01:12 PM
great work ................ close up please

01-14-2003, 01:17 PM
great work, I wouldn't change a thing.

She looks cold.

01-14-2003, 01:37 PM
wonderfull work! i aggree with the closeup :buttrock:

01-14-2003, 01:39 PM
good job, perfect! :applause: :thumbsup:

01-14-2003, 01:50 PM
Welllllllllllll done.:thumbsup:

01-14-2003, 02:44 PM
Good job! We have similar taste. :)

Tommy Lee
01-14-2003, 03:12 PM
CONGRATS for the Choiceaward!!!!:beer: :beer: :beer:

01-14-2003, 05:06 PM
thanks! i will do more good job...:bounce:

01-14-2003, 07:46 PM
Very nice work! Just one thing to crit, it doesn't look like morning to me at all. I think if you are sticking with the morning and you can change the BG, I'd lower the sun, change the hue of the sky to pastelly blue green and bang! it would look amazing. Maybe add some more to the environment too.


01-14-2003, 08:44 PM
Have you painted the sprite-girl using a reference image or is it a photo-manipulation?

01-14-2003, 09:06 PM
lovely dude! is she an elf ?

01-14-2003, 09:57 PM

01-14-2003, 11:54 PM
I guess I'm a bit partial to the pose that she's in. I love it.
Although I do ponder how large is the piece? Since everyone here wants to see a close up, I can't help but wonder size you were working with this piese.
And here's a little request, can we see a bit of a transition to how you go to this final piece. You know, your sketches, earily copies of you piece before it is what it is now.

01-15-2003, 12:07 AM
I knew Iīve seen that pose somewhere...
High_res image (http://www.scanman.hpg.ig.com.br/photos1/178.jpg)

01-15-2003, 12:36 AM
what the heck, why does everyone have to copy everything? this is the second time in about a week an exact pose has been taken from somewhere else. i really don't mind taking your inspiration from other work, but really, is there no pure creativity left in this barren world, geez i go shoot myself now.

01-15-2003, 12:44 AM
nice picture!
I am proud of my countryman, cheer up!!

:thumbsup: :wavey:

01-15-2003, 12:44 AM
Really nice work! I like it!:thumbsup: :applause: :thumbsup:

01-15-2003, 12:49 AM
Originally posted by srich23
what the heck, why does everyone have to copy everything? this is the second time in about a week an exact pose has been taken from somewhere else. i really don't mind taking your inspiration from other work, but really, is there no pure creativity left in this barren world, geez i go shoot myself now.

Relax srich23 I knew someone would get hot and bothered over this, so I might as well squash it now.

This is still very much art. He used a human subject and changed her into something fantasy, so in essence it was never "copied" persay, but used as a primer, such as a matte painter! Now if this is not art then :shrug:

I see no problem with this at all, it's another way to express yourself through this visual medium.

Now if it was a 3D model then that would be totally different...


01-15-2003, 02:20 AM
lil Dragon hi,

I would bet my ass that u didnt know it was copied and post appied when u handed over that choice award. I know its hard to take it back now.

have you tried comping the image one ontop another? Guess what... it fits snugly.. somehow even the face is the same.

Edit: nevermind... i still think it is nice.

01-15-2003, 06:55 AM
Li'ldragon, the piece is perfectly ok and can be considered an original work of art, and a quite nice one too, it's just that he should have stated in the first post that she was a photomanip, and posted the photo as well.
As it is I bet most people assumed she was hand-painted, which IMHO could be construed as misleading. :)

01-15-2003, 07:19 AM
Originally posted by Stahlberg

As it is I bet most people assumed she was hand-painted, which IMHO could be construed as misleading. :)

This is true... good point there ;)


01-15-2003, 09:44 AM
When ever originality is questioned I must quote Abe Simpson (Forgive me if I miss a few lines).

"Nothing is original now a days. The Fax machine is nothing more then a Telephone and waffle."

I don't deny that I use referances for my sketches. I don't think that makes it any less original. I think you can learn a lot from referances in other images. I learned so much from my first classes of Life drawing. I understood how how line wieght worked, how shadows shape an illustration and I understood how to make Black and white feel liek color. In fact I believe that made me a better artist, and it helped me understand how to light objects in 3D and Photography.
I believe that this man did something amazing, and I don't think we should put it down becuase we have seen the illustration off the internet. He's showing off amazing talent with his work, and it just makes me happy when I see great artwork from other artist.

01-15-2003, 09:49 AM
hi very nice

01-15-2003, 01:38 PM
IMHO he still deserves that award. The original picture's beauty is no where near his creation.

It was his creative mind that made the final picture.

And it was love and first sight :love:

(can't say the same for the original gal :p )

01-15-2003, 02:13 PM
Originally posted by darkdeathdreame
IMHO he still deserves that award. The original picture's beauty is no where near his creation.

Exactly the reason why he's still getting it ;) but Steven made a very good point I think we all should start doing.


01-15-2003, 02:53 PM
you can call it "digital reproduction art"

01-15-2003, 06:50 PM
i don't want to sound to heavy, of course it is still creative art. but say the model he used was instead mona lisa or some very famous pose like thinking man or david. then you put some tatoos on mona lisa or david then added a nice pair of wings. that wouldn't be very effective, everyone would laugh. he directly copied the girl, then he made a landscape. obviously when he first posted everyone said wow he can really paint good, that's a well painted girl, it was the hardest part of the picture, and he made everyone think he painted it. :shame:

01-15-2003, 10:56 PM
Hmmm ... interesting discussion developing here. Is it art or just a paint over?

My first reaction to this was that it was an artful piece. I thought it was well executed and definately worthy of a front page plug. Which is why I pointed it out to lildragon (yeah, my fault - blame me).

After hearing about the photo, I was a little dissappointed that the artist didn't mention this up front. However, I still believe the picture is worthy of the mention (the award ... I'm not so sure).

Here are a few pieces of art that srich23 made me think of. Would these be considered paint overs and cheating the technique?


Michael Chen
01-16-2003, 09:41 PM
Top notch work. I am impressed. :)

01-17-2003, 01:04 AM
Just a little art history. The old masters would copy poses directly from other paintings all the time. It was viewed as an homage to those that came before them.

01-17-2003, 02:15 AM
i know i came in too strong on my 1st post. So i will apolagize to lil and the mods.

Hmmm cant help but notice that if we take out the naked chic... the rest looks rather elementary... than again even bland can be called art this days if there is enough noise made on its behalf.


01-17-2003, 06:10 AM
did the old masters have a scanner, photoshop, and intuous?:shrug:

01-25-2003, 11:10 PM
I like this picture-if only you could see things like this at your local stream in the morning! Love the markings (tattoos?) on her body and I like the wings very much!

04-16-2003, 01:08 AM
no matter what ,
i love it a lot
im in love with fairies
and its well executed and somewhat delicate

good work!

12-11-2005, 04:51 AM
like good work :thumbsup:

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