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05-24-2007, 05:07 AM
Design a Storm Trooper
Every Star Wars movie has new Storm Trooper designs. Design you own concepts.

These are the rules:

You have 60 MN for your sketch. IF you go beyond the assigned time limit , you have to post WHATEVER you have done after the time has expired, along with the FINAL drawing.
Post only your FINAL piece on this thread, based on the topic on the thread.
Only final pieces can be posted on the thread. They must have been done AFTER the topic has been announced.
RESOLUTION : The image can have any aspect ratio up to 800 x 600
They can be done on any medium.
If you wish, you can add a brief text description about your piece.
Only original compositions. No "tributes" or plagiarizing, unless is it an integral part of the challenge.
You can post an entry at anytime for the topic presented on this thead BEFORE the voting thread for THE WEEK has been posted.
The artist also has to post total length of time it took and program used.
Any piece caught breaking the rules will be taken off the thread.
The topics will be picked at random from the list on the TOPICS thread >>LINK<< (
(The author will be given credit). So guys keep them coming.
You can add multiple entries, but please dont post WIP (Unless you intend to update them).
Good Luck

05-24-2007, 10:42 PM
Painter essentials: close to an hour ( with lunch inbetween)

05-25-2007, 07:37 AM

05-25-2007, 04:40 PM
Photo Paint / 60 min / Wacom

05-25-2007, 07:20 PM
These are the storm troopers who guard the most elite echelons of the Imperials. These soilders are from all over the army but most are from Vader's Fist, the 501st who took part in jedi hunt and destroy missions. Their experiences against jedi are an invauable part of their station and many have been rebuilt or augmented as a result of these experiences.

05-25-2007, 09:15 PM
I think i've seen the original star wars once, ever... and that's all the star wars i've ever had so..

05-25-2007, 11:54 PM
Here we go!

2h 15m - Photoshop with Wacom.

05-26-2007, 12:31 AM
Oh no, I totally forgot about the timelimit, guess I'm out of practice, or getting old. So I went a bit over it 1:15h.
He's part of some elite grenade-throwing unit or something.

05-26-2007, 03:24 AM
sweet designs peps!

Supermuscle - I pity you...
industrial desert model w solar panels. (prob shouldnt be a bot...)

05-26-2007, 04:43 AM
Awe crap. I read the No Time Limit on the Sith thread and thought it was the same for this one...

05-26-2007, 12:06 PM
A little under 60min. PS + Wacom. Was looking for something to practice blocking in values, so this worked out well. Was fun too.

05-26-2007, 03:18 PM
i did not want to loose the SW mood.

50 min, photoshop + wacom

05-27-2007, 02:13 AM
Well, since I blew it on the time limit on the first submission, I created this one tonight.

Photoshop using a Wacom - total time: 1hour.

05-27-2007, 08:25 AM
maximum time 1hr created in photoshop cs2+ wacom.

05-27-2007, 12:07 PM
I was looking for something to practice blocking values on, so this worked out well

1hr PS + Wacom

Apparantly I still havn't mastered the "inserting image" thing.

05-28-2007, 12:48 AM

I really enjoy your concepts. Both are very clean and well developed ideas, good posture and good dynamic lighting. Very well done. In both paintings, and this may be the armor, the torso areas are oddly shaped and under developed, again you have only an hour but the shape feels bulky and undefined. Anyway look forward to more posts!

05-28-2007, 02:00 PM
hr and 20
I gave this one the stormtrooper mask..

05-28-2007, 04:57 PM
SuperMuscle - that's awesome! It took me a minute to find the storm trooper helmet. XD

Here's mine - Photoshop, about forty, forty-five minutes. It sort of looks like he's wearing a welder's mask. D:

05-29-2007, 12:20 PM
very good entries guys:thumbsup:

These Special Navy Troopers are the imperials finest

made and trained to guard the underwater palace in the Cocono system...

PS/wacom 40min...

05-31-2007, 08:34 AM
Had fun with this topic :D

PS/wacom, 60 minutes

05-31-2007, 08:24 PM
1 hour painter and photoshop.

I started one but didnt save, and after 30 mins, painter pooped out on me! aargh. THis is the 2nd attempt.

I was thinking about how the part 1-3 had to transition from a new style of designs to the retro-ish style of the designs in star wars new hope. Made me wonder if I could get some sort of ancient orld feeling to a suit (helmet). Dunno if it worked but it was fun to do. :)

05-31-2007, 11:43 PM
60 min, photoshop

This is my first attempt at the daily sketches, and I'm still learning to use my wacom. I've been meaning to submit sketches for a while, and realized that it is Star Wars week, so I had to try one or two. The troop doesn't look too intimidating, but I thought I'd lighten up the armour a bit to make him more agile.

Pinoy McGee
06-01-2007, 10:09 AM
For this topic I decided to do a non-lethal peace loving trooper girl, so I didn't include weapons or gun details. 6-7 hours for the finished version (second one is the 60 min. sketch snapshot) in openCanvas, Manga Studio, and Photoshop.

06-02-2007, 02:17 PM
feyshtey (

That pick is loooking nice, very reminiscent of Metal Gear. :)

06-05-2007, 01:00 AM
Photoshop: 60 min

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