View Full Version : Strange Behavior (Illustration) Entry: Michael See Zheng Xun

06-25-2007, 02:31 PM
Michael See Zheng Xun is entered in the "Strange Behavior Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Concept Sketch or 3D pre-visualization: oprah fan's (

06-25-2007, 02:34 PM
Good to see you in this Michael! cant wait to see what you come up it! and I know you have time to finish! now start sketching!


06-25-2007, 02:41 PM
all the best mikey boy! this is gonna be a sweet challenge!!!

06-25-2007, 02:41 PM
Whooo nice to see you here!This thread is gonna rock!Good luck and loads of fun!

06-25-2007, 02:58 PM
Woa !! great to see you entered too !

I'm sure you're gonna create something insane here too !
Have a lots of fun and best of luck mate

cheers ,


06-25-2007, 03:03 PM
Hi dude! I wish you a nice trip:D

06-25-2007, 03:37 PM
Goood luck, Michael!

06-25-2007, 03:50 PM
matt - thanks dude,i'll work it out soon,dang i hope theres internet line in my office now so i can keep things updated:D

jose - yeah mate~totally

OKMER - thanks for the support mate,i wish the same goes to ya:)

Zapan - good to see u here too,u have a great one as well

gG and art2 - hey mates~thanks and have fun,will be looking forward to urs too:)

06-25-2007, 04:02 PM
hey michael, good luck and a good inspiration for this one :d

glad to see you joined :D

06-25-2007, 04:23 PM
yay Mike here we go again :scream: , funny how we just talked about this and suddenly there it is. Good luck to you my friend!

06-25-2007, 09:39 PM
Good luck, Michael - looking forward to your entry.

06-25-2007, 10:03 PM
weeee ggreat to see you're in too michael! best of luck old frien an have lots of fun, let's rock it all the way! :beer::buttrock::wip:

06-25-2007, 10:45 PM
Hi, Michael! Welcome back! Looking forward to seeing what you come up with! See you 'round soon...!

06-26-2007, 02:48 AM
hi! glad to see my favourite artist back in! common ,show me the image ,
good luck dude!

06-26-2007, 04:47 AM
awesome, glad youre back as well man! can't wait to see with what you come up!


06-26-2007, 06:17 AM
Hi there Michael, loog time mate. So, you're in heh? Good luck to you!

06-26-2007, 08:08 AM
wow... Michael ... glad to see you at here too...:D :D um ....keep at it ...and all the best with good luck.....:thumbsup: ... :bounce: :bounce:

06-26-2007, 03:47 PM
Hello again! yay, glad your back.
cant wait to see what you got this time

06-26-2007, 07:30 PM
Hope your computer is chained to your wrist, that's all I can say...what drama the last time around....
Looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Glad you're in!

06-27-2007, 04:48 PM
1st of all,thanks alot for the warm welcome to all of u,my fellow challenge mates and friends:)many of u have shows up.
i was in a mids of a huge project at the moment and couldnt get my hand in for the challenge for the time being but i will definitely fit in time for this,i cant and i dont wanna miss challenges like this again.
,i've already got some ideas joted down and hopefully i could sketch it out on soon.will be lurking into ur threads from time to time:scream:good luck and have fun

06-27-2007, 06:59 PM
cool man ! good to see you're in this comp ! will come an eye on yr work :-)

06-28-2007, 04:20 AM
hey good luck Michael!

06-28-2007, 06:06 AM
gonna be fun to have you lurking around too :bounce:
Good luck and waiting for your ideas...

06-28-2007, 11:23 AM
Can't wait what form of unseen and unheard you're going to make this time around.

06-28-2007, 12:51 PM
what what what?! i could of swore that i commented here yesterday! any who... hey buddy good to see you back here! now i want your arts. :P

06-28-2007, 02:32 PM
welcome back...good to see ya here and i hope to see some cool stuffs from ya soon :)

06-28-2007, 03:19 PM
I'll be sure to watch this thread too :scream: Good luck Michael!

06-29-2007, 04:42 PM
wellcome ti the challenge michael :)

06-29-2007, 05:07 PM
yoo mikeey, 1 word, backup, every day one cd , it aint wexpensive and it WILL save yer butt lol good luck mate:thumbsup:

06-29-2007, 05:24 PM
hi mate ,welcome:)
Do you have good idea?

06-29-2007, 08:04 PM
of course, i cant miss this one!
Good luck Mike!:buttrock:

06-30-2007, 02:12 AM
yipeeeeeeeeee! :applause::D great to c u here micheal! :scream: waiting to c ur crazy concept! :D

good luck as always bro! :thumbsup:

06-30-2007, 11:43 PM
Hello Michael !
Great that you are "in" this one. It's will be a funny contest , I'm sure.
Have a great and creative moment on it.
Good Luck !

07-01-2007, 10:31 PM
Hey mate, hope you are well.

Best of luck in the challenge, I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with. :)

07-04-2007, 10:01 AM
Welcome back Micheal. I hope to see something worked up from ya. Good luck!:)

07-05-2007, 03:24 PM
I loved your spectacular entry last time. Let's see some sketches soon?

07-06-2007, 09:43 AM (

Hie guys,thank you soo much for all the support,i havent been able to work on my challenge lately as im at crunch over the works in office,however,i manage to do an initial concept sketch during office hour

the idea was about a droid came back from a brutal battle ,weeping away while watching oprah.this is one of the idea,there'll be more ideas coming up,hopefully i can post the sketch next week:)

thanks again for all the replies and support,will thank each an everyone of u individually in posts to come

07-06-2007, 09:50 AM
Hi Michael,

cool concept.. I like the contrast in this one, keep it up mate. I will follow this thread.. :D

07-06-2007, 10:00 AM
thanks alot michael:)i may have overdone this sketch.:scream:

07-06-2007, 10:31 AM
uhwee nice sketch michael. loving mechas and some since fiction stuff! Good Look

07-06-2007, 09:40 PM
that`s a powerfull concept allright! Good luck and have fun!

07-06-2007, 09:55 PM
Wonderful slick design! You have a great style.

07-07-2007, 10:47 AM
baronimpossible- thanks,i actually wanted to try something less darkish,somehow it turns out this way:scream:

DougFerreira- thanks mate,u did some very nice animal characters too,wish u luck mate

DougFerreira - hie there,thanks mate,this is only the initial idea,i have more in mind and will do the sketches as soon as i have time:)

bob- ahhww,thanks mate,im a huge fan for ur work too.

beelow and xeophex - hey friend,thanks alot for dropping by,i wish u guys the best of luck too

david - thanks alot,wish the same goes to ya,i do wish i can come up with something funny..:scream:

nwiz25 and notpill - thanks guys.just stay tune:)

Steampunk - hey mate,thanks,i do have a couple of ideas which i might be doing,will sketch them out as soon as i fit in time:
a)a guy whos a crazy gamer,he cant let go his xbox even while hes in the loo doing his 'business'
b)a grandma watching sports channel with her face painted,a very supportive sports enthusiast
c)a guy whos been taking too much banana's and has develope monkeylike movements,multitasking with both his arms and legs,working with 4 monitors,zbrushing,maya'ing,mudbox'ing and photoshop'ing simultaneously..

more to comes:D

neb and calisto,hie both of u:)great seeing u here and dont worry about the files backup thingy,its all set

07-07-2007, 03:03 PM
Hi, Michael! Great moody atmosphere in this first concept. I like the idea. The main crit I would have would be to work on making the robot pop against the background more - I actually had to look at the iamge several times to see if it was just the setting or if there was actually a character in there! :) What about adding a little fog, so that the big spaceshippy thing gets bluer and less saturated as it goes back, so that by the time it's behind the robot, he sticks out because he's in the foreground and nice and sharp?

As for the other ideas, I like the monkey idea a lot! The XBox idea may be strange behaviour, but I'm sure it happens in real life (not that it doesn't make it strange, but I probably know dozens of people who would think nothing at playing a PSP or DS in the loo. So I'm just suggesting you push it further somehow.)

Good luck!

07-07-2007, 03:39 PM
wow wow ....Michael...glad to see you update....:scream: ....that is great and cool pic .....I think your ideas will be awesome....:D ...ah ah .....all the best and good luck .......:bounce: :bounce:

07-07-2007, 03:46 PM
i like the idea.

07-08-2007, 11:06 PM
hi michael! So nice to see u participating :) If this is only a sketch, than Im really affraid whats coming up. It is so well rendered! The concept itself is really mind catching, but did u thought about the whole army of those robots, siting infront of TV, crying and rusting? :) I think that only one robot doesnt tell the story well, but that is only my opinion. Great to have u aboard, and good luck buddy!

07-09-2007, 02:35 AM
Ohh this is looking really sweeet Michael! I'm intrigued!

07-09-2007, 07:48 AM
the sketch looks amazing... and the idea is very good... keep it up

07-09-2007, 08:40 AM
yo, Mike~! Sweet concept u got here.. i like the atmosphere in this one. Btw, if you didn't put up the description i wouldn't found out a droid was at the right watching TV.. Well, this is just a raw sketching which looks so nice.

Keep coming back to us!.

It;s damn hot here.~

07-09-2007, 10:48 AM
Hi Michael,

Wow!:scream: for your concept the colors are soo great, the only part itís the already mentioned in, that its hard to catch your main character, but since it's work in progress, maybe its just one step behind for that. I like your art and the way this express the part of a big world. Congratulations and keep the great work!

07-09-2007, 11:11 AM
Interesting sketch. I like the idea of a machine with human behaviour (watching Oprah, resting...) Nice one. Good Luck!

07-09-2007, 02:46 PM
Hello Mike, that really great to see you in this challenge, and your concept is really cool, I hope to see the updates soon :)
Good Luck and Take Care,

I'll follow ur challenge :D

07-10-2007, 03:32 PM
oh noze, your idea is very similar to mine! o_O
Didn't see that!
It looks great so far! Best of luck!

07-11-2007, 12:19 PM
walrus - thanks alot for the precious comments,totally agreed to what u have said above,i might or moight not be doing the mecha's concept,have been generating some other ideas such as the monkey ideas and i will try to put it down in sketch as soon my time is available.i cant thank u enough for feeding me such a constructive comments:)

minminxu - thanks my friend,i will do my best

WIL- thanks buddy:scream:

blaz - hey thanks alot mate,ur comments are very much appreciated,both urs and walrus suggestion has been made consideration and if i happened to come back to this particular concept,i'll make sure that what u guys have mention be apply on it:)

Kei-Acedera - thank you,i like urs too:)

icedeyes - thank you

dinodog78 - thanks mate,i think the overall mood is alil too desaturated,might go for something alil more variety in colors.i will do a rougher sketch as i think i might have gone alil too far for this particular sketch:D

AxelAlonso - thanks alot mate,yup,i'll keep that in mind for this as well as when i come to the next concept.

Nemesix- thank you

Greatto- hey thanks buddy,will update again soon.:)

Hideyoshi - thanks mate,i have seen urs and ill be looking forward to see more:scream:

08-04-2007, 09:26 PM
The initial sketch looks quite impressive as it is, my only comment this far would be about the character blending with the background as mentioned before... Very promissing nevertheless, cool idea and for sure a stunning piece to be. Looking forward to seeing more!:thumbsup:

09-06-2007, 02:52 PM
This is looking fantastic! Good luck man...

Where in Malaysia are you? I am currently in Melaka. Its awesome here! What a great country

09-11-2007, 09:47 AM
Hi Michael!
raely nice sketch and powerful pic! but that's it's very regret you have not much time to do that,
anyway, hope to see more, good luck for you and keep up the good work !

10-09-2007, 01:12 PM
Looking really cool Michael!

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