Lost Adventurer, Aleks Kirilenko (3D)
LC #42 Pipers Alley

View Full Version : CgTalk Daily Sketch 755 :THE NO TIME LIMIT SKETCH: "Despair"

06-30-2006, 12:55 PM
inspired by
Lady Medusa

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06-30-2006, 02:05 PM
edit- never mind :D
It first said "You have no time to do this sketch" :surprised

06-30-2006, 08:21 PM
well this is a depressing subject... I LOVE IT!

oops I guess there is a lil emo kid in all of us

be back later with a sketch

06-30-2006, 10:47 PM

Pencil. 30 m...:blush:
"Aaaarrrgghhh!!" :D

06-30-2006, 11:15 PM
OK... think I should explain this one as I had to do some lateral thinking... according to one website Ravens (http://www.orthodoxinfo.com/death/raven.aspx)can be seen as the Demon of Despair, and since it mentions The Raven (http://www.comnet.ca/%7Eforrest/raven.html) by Poe, I did this... that is supposed to be a bust of Pallas by the way.

Took 40min in Photoshop:


07-01-2006, 01:40 AM
30 mins.


07-01-2006, 02:11 AM
30 mins.


NOw this i like, can I ask whats the inspiration/ thinking behind it?

07-01-2006, 06:23 AM
Here it goes. About 2 hours all together. Did a sketch, Live Trace and color in Flash, burned/dodged and tweaked in Photoshop.


The last terrestrial angler fish bites the dust ...

07-01-2006, 06:55 AM
2 1/2 hours art rage/ps


refed a picture I took this morn'

07-01-2006, 08:29 AM
25 min



07-01-2006, 09:14 AM
On the day of the wedding, he ran off with a younger and prettier one. :scream:
Photoshop 7, ca. 50 minutes.


07-01-2006, 11:41 AM
She lost it all. Love of her life. Kids. She just can't take it anymore.

About 1h, Photoshop+tablet

07-01-2006, 03:13 PM
About 3 hours, Photoshop.


07-01-2006, 04:12 PM
Photoshop+Mouse,30 mins.


07-01-2006, 10:00 PM
4 hours all in all/ photoshop/ wacom.... hollywood cliches sometimes work..


vyse-soa... those brush stroke are beautiful, and the atmosphere is superb

Maidith - Ive been where she is... fiance left me, gave me reasons about not loving me.. within two weeks she was with a younger, skinnier bloke who otherwise was me...

digital_embryo - Love the sense of light and colour

bupaje - Hahaha, i love this idea, i feel sorry for that poor fish, for a fish that would be the ultimate despairing moment, its like a thirsty man in the middle of an ocean, water everywhere but ot a drop to drink

some nice ntries for this one, well done guys

07-01-2006, 10:47 PM
SoniaNotRead - I think that thats really funny
Gord - nice colour gord - quite dynamic too
Daniel68 - you always do great stuff - but like luciferous asked "huh"
Vyse-soa - wow! - always amazing sketches from you
Maidith, luciferous - Well done - these are the most despairical... (if thats a word)

nice topic Lady Medusa!

07-02-2006, 09:03 AM
I don't know if she's just left the joint, if someone is in there that she misses, or if she knows she's going back...


...about 40 minutes, PS.

07-02-2006, 12:34 PM
Digital_embryo - you used it in a sentence and it made sense therefore it is a word...

David Eddings had one of his charactes say this in a book... the redemption of althalus i think, so it must be true :D

07-03-2006, 05:23 AM
despair was what i felt, when my mum did not wanto bring me there....when i was young hehe.
15min, photoshop + tablet.

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