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07 July 2006, 06:11 AM
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07 July 2006, 02:48 PM
Here's mine at 30 min... (painter ix)

... but I'm going to keep working on it.

Okay, here it is after about another hour

07 July 2006, 02:49 PM
Do not draw horses often ... but i kinda like how it turned out.30 mins ps

07 July 2006, 04:19 PM

07 July 2006, 07:29 PM
Painter + Tablet + 30'

07 July 2006, 08:16 PM
lol, jordygraph, thats a good one :D

07 July 2006, 09:22 PM
jordygraph that's rad!!!

07 July 2006, 09:32 PM
Photoshop 30 minutes... photo reference used! Its my first time here in the daily sketch!

07 July 2006, 10:48 PM
hey i thought i'd be different :p

Photoshop, 30mins

my painting sucks, but you gotta start somewhere :p


07 July 2006, 11:40 PM
hi there, this is my first sketch here on Daily sketch forum. Kinda short time this is :D. PS, 30 min.

07 July 2006, 02:35 AM

30 Minutes, Painter IX.

07 July 2006, 02:41 AM
Nice work, Cindy...very poignant.

07 July 2006, 02:49 AM
Yes yes, "where's the war part?" you say.

Mats Gustafsson
07 July 2006, 03:51 AM
Photoshop 30 minutes.

07 July 2006, 07:00 AM
1 hr (lil bit over the time limit), photoshop.

07 July 2006, 08:31 AM
great 1st one elgroznie! nice colors

22 min ink, graphite, ps

07 July 2006, 10:01 AM
ps and wacom

07 July 2006, 08:55 PM
Hi, here's my idea:

25 minutes in photoshop CS2

Cheers - Dave :-)

07 July 2006, 01:09 AM
Nice entries everyone :D
Nice alternative concept everlite ^^
Now for my entry. On one side I like it much better than my last sketch. On the other side, I forgot to put his armour and saddle and stuff on. :/ Lack of time...
35min, photoshop+tablet

07 July 2006, 11:23 AM
ps as at 30mins,

07 July 2006, 11:28 AM
Very impressive work, May lea motivates me to keep on practiseing. It also reminds me of this vintage amiga game Titled Pegasus.

07 July 2006, 01:47 PM
Very impressive work, May lea motivates me to keep on practiseing. It also reminds me of this vintage amiga game Titled Pegasus.
Thanks :) I'm glad my presence on this forum has its uses ^^

07 July 2006, 03:05 PM
i think about a tank when i hear this words i think it reperesents the modern warhorse 25 min (

07 July 2006, 11:00 AM

Photoshop, 30 minutes.

That's a nice idea, everlite.:)

07 July 2006, 02:47 PM
Hey all,

This is my first post in the Sketch of the week so I will tell you a bit about myself . I have done several of the 3d challenges here but I am very interested in doing one of the 2d challenges but I need to learn how to complete a large digital painting on the computer. I really don't know how to set up and complete from concept to final painting. So , I thought this would be a good place to start.

Here is my warhorse , I got a reference pic off the net and then sketched it out in black and white very quickly. I then added a layer on top of my first blocked out sketch and then tried to fine tune the shape of the horse . I then lastly added the shading and finer details to the horse. I know the image is a little rigid in style but I tend to try and paint as realistic as I can .

I used Corel photopaint and I stopped at 30 minutes.

Here is my image

07 July 2006, 03:41 PM
Some cool images here, great job on them.

May-Lea, it would look great with armour
Tema, cool idea , I think of the P51 mustang.
Everlite, Cool image.
Silverwyvern, Nice image and Mood
Danielh68, Awesome job .
Brittany , Nice stylistic image.

07 July 2006, 06:22 PM
everlite~ am liking the colors a lot, and nice idea
pipichu~ Wow, outstanding style.

here's mine painter/wacom 45mins

07 July 2006, 07:11 PM
Hey cheers everyone for your kind comments, this is the first time i've given one of these ago. My favorite so far is Pipichu, Very abstract but nice, almost like a cave painting :-)

Cheers again - Dave.

07 July 2006, 08:13 PM
Friedbrain - Fantastic perspective, love the line work
pipichu - great style

7 minute sketch then 20 minutes in Photoshop. Background could use work.

07 July 2006, 01:14 AM
Well, it started out as a horse, then it evolved some bits of the human race...this took me about 30 min...muscle issues...I think I will continue for a bit and see where it goes...
tis been a while!

07 July 2006, 01:43 AM
Very nice one winterhart! I love centaurs :). Very nice anatomy.I had another shot at the topic: 30min, Photoshop + tablet.

Can't seem to manage to get the results I want with my tiny tablet. The pic I had in mind was much nicer. But it's always the case so :)

07 July 2006, 02:42 AM
Well, I couldn't pass up a topic like this one, so I just did a little head study... not happy with it really, I wanted to turn out more sinister and instead the horse kind of looks innocent and sweet.... oh well.
30 min mark:
another 45:

07 July 2006, 04:39 PM
This is going to be hard to choose a winner. I like Brittany, SuperMuscle, and Daniel's styles. I like the solid silhouette of elgrozni's piece. Silverwyvern's horse's simple gesture is very emotional. May-lea's dying horse is emotional too. FiYog and pipichu just cracked me up! Tema's stark exposition of the modern warhorse is a powerful statement. winterhart's dynamic character is fantastic and one of my favorites. And the remaining pieces are great interpretations of the topic. Geez people, what quality work and a great response to the topic!:thumbsup:

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