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07 July 2006, 02:41 PM



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07 July 2006, 08:02 PM
hope u like 10 min (

07 July 2006, 08:47 PM (
like 7min

07 July 2006, 11:13 PM
painter ix, 25 min

07 July 2006, 11:13 PM
The more time I spent on this, the worse it seemed to get ^_^;;
About 20 minutes

07 July 2006, 12:46 AM
nice work, everyone.

Brittany, that's very beautiful and elegant.


07 July 2006, 01:55 AM
45 mins + ps

07 July 2006, 02:56 AM
1 brush 2 colours for my interpretation of Black and Red: Espaņa
I know, it would have benefited from some white, but I decided to stick with 2 tones just for the challenge...
About 30-35 minutes

Funny how Brittany represented what I would have drawn for "pink" if I'd had the guts and/or time. :) Nice work ^^

And I love the movement on danielh68's piece. Although on my screen his red is actually orange...

07 July 2006, 04:50 AM
May-lea, I saw your 'pink' sketch. I must say, I like the idea in pink too - it gives it a very gentle, delicate look. Beautiful. And I especially like the bull in your piece here, and I think it's fine without any white.

And thanks, Daniel. I love the figure in your sketch - it's so emotive.

07 July 2006, 06:08 AM

Simple rat. 15 Minutes, Painter.

07 July 2006, 06:40 AM
My first post in a long time. I like the time limit... forces you to go fast and just get the idea out.


07 July 2006, 07:53 AM
@xodibox: thats really good that reminds me of the last scene of obi wan vs anakin on that lava planet. :thumbsup:

@Brittany: you make some of us rookies cough* me cough* look bad sheesh. jk. you really deserve it good job.

07 July 2006, 11:36 AM
My first post here, so be kind...

painter 7, 35 min.

07 July 2006, 11:47 AM
i kinda saw it as a gritty crime drama when i saw this, hence the text

not posted here in a while, phwoooooooooo

about 10 minutes in photoshop CS2, with a natural brush type thing and my wacom

07 July 2006, 12:25 PM

25mins ps wacom

07 July 2006, 12:26 PM

35 min ps wacom (ref I took photo of)

07 July 2006, 12:29 PM
May-lea, I saw your 'pink' sketch. I must say, I like the idea in pink too - it gives it a very gentle, delicate look. Beautiful. And I especially like the bull in your piece here, and I think its fine without any white.

Thank you ^^

And I love the new entries. I's funny because just before mainting my sketches a mouse got trapped in the mouse trap. It's the killing kind of mouse trap, I hate them but my parents keep on putting them everywhere in the house. Somehow that mouse survived, but will probably be handicaped for the rest of its life. So I took care of it, put it in a box in a safe place waiting for the moment to release it outside the next day. Considered about drawing a mouse for this sketch, but decided otherwise. And today, I've just release the mouse, and I see Silverwyvern's entry!

Yay for rodents!

07 July 2006, 01:43 PM
Moral of the story: Spend time on your base shape/sketch instead of drawing it in 2 seconds, because or else you'll spend 80% of your time trying to actually make a weird blob of color look like a banana, and fail miserably at it. :rolleyes:

07 July 2006, 03:31 PM
heh, i cant believe it, i did a dsg and am about to post it^^. great work everone, especially love the geisha brittany :D

heres mine, 40 min photoshop no ref.

07 July 2006, 06:07 PM
Great work guys! And long time no see

around 25min PSCS2 WACOM

07 July 2006, 06:25 PM
Hey Goro, coool sketch!

Silverwyvern's rat is cool too.

07 July 2006, 10:15 PM
i like geisha and that creature =o

07 July 2006, 10:26 PM

15 min, Painter

07 July 2006, 11:38 PM
Nice one Goro :)

15min PS +tablet

07 July 2006, 12:36 AM
cool sketches! :thumbsup:

Goro its nice to see you around :)

after 35:

after 60:

its been a tryin to do more sketches again :blush:

07 July 2006, 01:28 AM
Yay, Goro!

Been a while since you've been here. I wonder where Vitrolic and FridayEve are??

2.30 AM, a tired clippy and 20 minutes later: (i know, way too long for such a simple painting!)

EDIT: agh, forgot the cast shadows, didn't I!

07 July 2006, 03:34 AM
used a ref off a panda face
ArtRage2 + wacom

07 July 2006, 04:49 AM
First I've posted in this forum. Hope I don't screw it up.

Painter IX
30 minutes

another 40 minutes (interspersed with a couple of phone calls and a movie):

I have pirates on the brain, lately.

07 July 2006, 06:21 AM
That looks great Murcuralis! She reminds me of Brook Shields .

07 July 2006, 08:45 AM
Wow! Goro, Art2, totally old skool in here!!

07 July 2006, 07:50 PM
Wow, Rawwad, Vahn, Goro, Paperclip, it's like the old days!! Hooray!!

07 July 2006, 09:14 PM
I did 2 but I went overtime. Took about 40-45 minutes each.

Lots of interesting sketches here.:D

07 July 2006, 10:38 PM
Painter + Tablet + 20'

07 July 2006, 06:32 AM
30 min photoshop. its been a bad night.

07 July 2006, 05:34 PM
Code Nothing,

I dont know why you had a bad night, but from an artistic point of view this is totally a good night.

Totally, abso-freaking-lutely great entry....


07 July 2006, 07:09 AM
the sun is leaving.....

07 July 2006, 03:26 PM

Photoshop + Wacom: about 10 mins

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