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06 June 2007, 09:11 PM
Sacha Angel Diener is entered in the "Strange Behavior Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Line Art or Model: shoping trip a step further (

06 June 2007, 09:13 PM
Hey ho let's go!

I hope you dont rush an hour before the deadline this time friend, maybe 4 or 5 hours before to be sure :P

Best luck mate!:D

06 June 2007, 09:14 PM
Sacha, good to see you have entered the challenge. Best of luck.

06 June 2007, 09:16 PM
oh dear, cant believe i'm doing this again but wouldn't be the same without you all.
so this time its a crewselfportrait, huh? rofl, good luck to you all and have alot of fun, lets rock it once more ^^ :beer::buttrock::wip:

06 June 2007, 09:16 PM
weee let the fun begin :) glad to see you enter Sacha

06 June 2007, 09:19 PM
Hey ho let's go!

I hope you dont rush an hour before the deadline this time friend, maybe 4 or 5 hours before to be sure :P

Best luck mate!:D
hehe rei and terro ^^ you caughtme before i even could officially say hello ^^ awww yayness big crew hug! and rey, don't worry, no late stuff this time :D

Linda: awww yeah one more time we burn hot pixels can't wait to start :D

Good luck and lets have another hell of a ride :D go go go crew :bounce::bounce::bounce:

06 June 2007, 09:24 PM
Hey, Sacha!

Has been ages since last time...
Really curious to see what you'll come up with, it certanly looks like a very promising Challenge. :)

06 June 2007, 09:31 PM
Hey Sacha, can't wait to see what you come up with. :)

06 June 2007, 09:40 PM
Hey, Welcome Sacha!

06 June 2007, 09:44 PM
Hey,hey!!!Sacha buddy!!Nice to see you're in!This is gonna rock!
Happy to be on another run with ya!Rock and :beer: BB!

06 June 2007, 10:48 PM
Hey, Sasha, good to see you here again. If you finish this Challenge, it really will be Strange behaviour indeed! :D
j/k, my friend, but i do hope you have enough time with everythign else in your life and your sporadic internet access to actually participate. Keep it simple... Good luck!

06 June 2007, 10:50 PM
and againnnn...






and maybe some...:banghead:

haha see ya!

06 June 2007, 11:20 PM
Here we go again :buttrock: hehe, glad to see you in, good luck and have fun mate! :scream:

06 June 2007, 12:43 AM
Hey, Sacha! Thanks for the best wishes; back at ya! I'm sure you'll be BRILLIANT!

06 June 2007, 12:53 AM
hey sacha,good to see u in the challenge,this is gonna be fun and exciting having u aroundgood luck and all the best buddy!:scream:

06 June 2007, 07:48 AM
heyyyy :beer:
Waiting for your art bud

06 June 2007, 08:04 AM
Good Luck as always and Keep it Odd!

06 June 2007, 01:44 PM
We meet again at last... :wavey: Good luck, champ.

06 June 2007, 01:47 PM
welcome back dude! ready for some fun ?

where you been ?

06 June 2007, 05:57 PM
hey dude nice to see you in this challenge:) So ready to rock'n'roll:beer:All the best:thumbsup:

06 June 2007, 06:35 PM
haha another one. cya on the finish line man!

06 June 2007, 07:27 PM
Hey friend, glad you're participating in this one- I'm just floating around saying hi to all my old friends from previous challenges! This theme will suit your little dwarf friend perfectly. :) Hope you'll have time to hang out properly and get in with the community spirit once more!

06 June 2007, 09:00 PM
I can here the sound of wacom...

06 June 2007, 09:03 PM
where is the Kittens :bounce:

06 June 2007, 09:22 PM
good to see you back buddy, good luck.

06 June 2007, 09:24 PM
Found ya ... :bounce: :cool:

wait a sec .... where's the hot chick ?

Have a lot of fun a best of luck here mate !

cheers ,



where is the Kittens

ahahah .... see ? :D

06 June 2007, 11:30 PM
Hooooraaaaaay sacha! :scream:

06 June 2007, 11:35 PM
good luck Sacha, im sure we'll be treated to another great piece!

06 June 2007, 10:33 PM
i finnaly found you mate :) great to see you :) ill join sometime later too :) cya then cheers!!!

06 June 2007, 01:32 AM
yooooooo dude! :scream::applause: very happy to c u here man! :D once again .. we do meet again! let the rat race begin! hehehehe:D

good luck buddy! waiting to c what u come up with :P

07 July 2007, 12:00 PM
Hi there Sacha!

Good luck to you on this strange challenge!
Hope you'll have fun.

07 July 2007, 12:25 PM
hey angel!
best of luck and a lot of fun to you...
can't wait to see your first concepts...

hau rein, alter!!!:thumbsup:

best wishes

07 July 2007, 10:20 AM
hey Sascha, nice to see you in this crazy Challange. You did a good Job, I saw your piece in ImagineFX. I hope you have time for a meeting, I tel you this week. cheerz mate

07 July 2007, 10:45 AM
good luck sacha... great to see you're in on this one...

07 July 2007, 04:29 PM
3 pages and still no update? well at least your holy presence is keeping well fended for. :P

07 July 2007, 06:38 PM
Hey sacha welcome back. You have to put something up I demand it!:D

07 July 2007, 09:58 PM (

Opening, officially joining the fun, yay!
ok, here's how that goes, setting the pink cadillac straight into the pillar when that horny byker rolls by: hell-low chickie, take a ride ^^
yeah lets start this - finally - just a warm up sketch and more to come tonight
yay lets rock it ^^

07 July 2007, 10:09 PM
Hey, Sacha, good to see you finally putting the pixels to the paper, so to speak. Cool idea so far, could be very sexy, though it would be nice to explore some other camera angles, or maybe turn the biker so that we can see more of him. Good luck with it.

Btw, your piece with the battle-sheep looked great in that full-page spread in the last IFX. Fun to see that there, and it it reproduced really well, too. And we even got to be next to each other on the big intro wanted-poster page! ;)

Looking forward to the next sketches!


07 July 2007, 10:10 PM
ha ha ha the highway to hell, love the hells angel there :) go go go Sacha :bounce:

07 July 2007, 10:14 PM
I like what you did so far, good luck.

07 July 2007, 10:29 PM
walrus , Ivy00 , Slav , CGriffin , calisto , SalamanderCoral , beelow , icedeyes , nwiz25 , Rudeone , Thaldir , Vahn , PBCastle , OKMER , bouboul , Zapan , Darksuit , ArtisticVisions , MartinNielsen , Terro , gG , gpepper , MVDB , mv , GogDad , makaron , zweiDee , paperclip , Re1s , madshooter , MichaelZHsee , Neubius , adonihs ,first of all thank you all for the beautiful warm welcome!!! since i had a reallly hard week and very little time to paint i just had saved the fun for the weekend :D
started coloring some thumbnails here and the fun has started :D

Mike: ahahaha yeah mate and i usually am the last to get it as usual, cant wait to finally hold my IFX #20 in my hands too, i havent seen it yet :P
side by side with you thats even so cool ahahaha :beer: on that ^^ yay!

you guys all rock and i just wanted to give a sign of life, warm up posted, fun goes on, so ladies and gentlemen, lets roch this thing ^^

07 July 2007, 01:12 AM
Hoooooooooooooooooooooorrraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay :D :bounce:

07 July 2007, 01:56 AM
I'll say"Yeppi,yeppi,wheeeeeeehaaaaoooaa" too,mate!!!Nice sketch,nice start,& rock 'n roll Sacha!!hehe :beer:!

07 July 2007, 08:01 AM
Great your IN :thumbsup: Nice first sketch... SUBSCRIBED :)

07 July 2007, 08:32 AM
Nice idea Sacha. It's going to look great too.

07 July 2007, 08:58 AM
Finally, I found your thread (I guess I was looking too hard and missed it, like some people looking for their glasses just to find them on their noses :banghead:)!

I hope to avoid the near-hard-attack experience at the end of this challenge while counting minutes and waiting for your final :D!

Good luck my friend!

07 July 2007, 10:07 AM
Heyyyy Sacha, glad to see your first sketch ! Really good idea HAHAAA !
I was thinking about a story with angels too :) anyway Good Luck buddy, looking forward to you next ones.


07 July 2007, 11:32 AM (

ok, this is a more romantic thumbnail, the green fullmoon over the pixies kingdome and someone is really about to loose his patience - wtf!... more to come :D

07 July 2007, 11:36 AM
Vahn: ahahaha thanks ^^

Onkmer: weeeeeeee!

theuni: yay thanks :D

Nickillus: thanks, heheh yeah thumbnailing is fun ^^

musi: and good luck to you too my friend *been hiding well behind comissionwork and stuff ^^
glad i'm in and you're too :D weee fun begins!

bouboul: thanks mate! tons of weird stuf to quickcolorize, just moving on the next right now :D
how you like the epic piece named rise of the green fullmoon? ;)

07 July 2007, 12:29 PM (

speed devil
freddy always had this thing for speed - pimp my snailhouse :D
another thumb and the fun goes on :D

07 July 2007, 01:10 PM
awww. that snail... :love:

07 July 2007, 01:16 PM
Your concept looks really sweet & you got a pretty good color layout with tha backlight and all, thats going to be fun

07 July 2007, 03:32 PM
Haha, i'm a little late, but hey... joining the fun once again. Goodluck bro and have fun :buttrock:

07 July 2007, 03:35 PM
Great sketches so far, Sacha!
I can't believe you haven't got your copy if IFX yet - you're a lot closer to Enlgiand than I am, so I just assumed I was last on the list. Are you a regular subscriber? Anyhow, I'm sure you'll see it soon - looks really good!

07 July 2007, 05:27 PM
I already love it. It will be great !! :bounce:

07 July 2007, 05:41 PM
awwww painting cuteness ogre butts and speedy snails, lol so cute :)

07 July 2007, 05:42 PM
a speed snail - how cool is that! :cool:

man, I love your style...

07 July 2007, 06:30 PM
Hey hey!

Good to finally see some work from you. Great style as always, champ :thumbsup:

07 July 2007, 07:02 AM
the angel/ devil concept is my fav so far... give us more Sacha...

Have fun,

07 July 2007, 08:12 AM
Nice to see you here,I will join in the illustraition soon right now I am in the animation forum.
Good Luck!

07 July 2007, 10:39 AM
hehe, hi mates. got carried away with an exotique lastmin run yeasterday but then at the end had to go somewhere and wehn i was back i was too tired to paint :P

Let me know what yet are your favs: (
A:Highway to hell:
mlru (
B:Rise of the Green Fullmoon (
Ivy00 (
C:Speedsnail (
makaron, renderwhite, Ivy00, mlru

ahahaha ok most of you yet seem like the little snail, was talking to greg yesterday and came to the idea it also would make a great short to hava a hyperactive snail tuning his house^^
as for b, i admit i have my doubts if i really wanna look 4 month at an orc butt, but letme know what you like most yet anyways ^^

Mona: ^^ thankees, yay snail ^^

Renderwhite: thanks Gonçalo :D yeah love scenes that are just lit with bouncelight and have a good rimlight, makes transluscency take nicely effect, and in general gives a nice soft light with striking rimlights. :)

Archie: was about time you join ^^ just found your thread a few mins back, so lets rock it once again ^^

Walrus: Lol, mike, aww erm well.. sigh i'm used to be the last to ne to get things, thats normal :P thats the speedsnail in me ;)

CyborgJa: hehe thanks Serena, but wich one?

Ivy: awww Linda, thanks... yayness!

MlrU: ahahah thanks Uwe ^^

MartinNielsen: hehe thanks Martin. didnt spend much time on coloring yet since i have about 6 or 7 thumbnails to colorize and chosen the one the work begins :)

IcedEyes: thanks a Lot George :D

Adrian: good to see ya here as well mate, good luck with your 2 entries, and let it rock :D

Thanks all for your oppinions, best of luck to you all!

07 July 2007, 11:08 AM
cant wait to see what u come up with.. good luck

07 July 2007, 11:30 AM
I am a bit late to vote, but my favorite one won anyway :bounce:
Go-go, Speedy Snalis!

07 July 2007, 11:49 AM
Hi Sacha, nice to see you again.
I Vote for the first one: "Highway to hell". The idea is funny, and I imagine it done with your skills and it'll be great.

07 July 2007, 01:40 PM
hey sacha

great start so far... will be following your thread. !

good luck

07 July 2007, 03:50 PM
yes i like the snail one too! And love the serene fell to the atmosphere..looking great Sacha!

07 July 2007, 11:00 PM
hey there my friend! Hows going? I see u alredy started the race with a few great sketches. I like all of them (pimp my snailyhouse is favorite at the moment) but Im sure u'll come up with tons more, so I'll be waiting and saving my vote for then :) good luck!

07 July 2007, 09:22 AM
grüezi sascha

yeah! kick ass sketches. im shure with this theme you have a lot of cool ideas and you can paint some cute elves,... or strange elves. hehe
I give you a call this week, I hope we find time to go out for a beer.

07 July 2007, 10:25 AM
Like many others, the snail image does it for me the most also. Hahaha! A pimped snailhouse, wouldn't that be cool to see in real life! Still going slow as h3ll tho... Snail being the motor himself, or he must have swallowed a V8. hehe! Keep going Sacha..

07 July 2007, 10:59 AM
Mmm I prefer "Highway to hell" for these reasons :

1. better image's depth
2. possibility to play with the background in order to create a complex scene
3. bigger possibility to play with characters using our "stereotips"
4. motorbikes and in general mechanical elements usually increase image's quotations

Of course it's only my opinion :)

Can't wait to see more !

07 July 2007, 12:12 PM
Nice sketch! Glad the snail won as I did a snail heading into the Nike shop for his trainers but he didn't make it, so at least there will be some speed snail action to appreciate elsewhere. Will look forward to seeing how it progresses! Good stuff,


07 July 2007, 04:43 PM
yup yup yup ..this is it folks! the eagle has landed! :bounce: :buttrock::applause: n with a couple of awesome concepts! :D hehehe :p

bro! ... wat can i say man ? .. :cry:

ummmmm .....

ok ... here goes ...

ahem ....

I LOVE IT! :scream:

personally .. i really love the 'highway to hell' concept! HOT! HOT! HOT! :scream:

u rock mate! :god bless ya as always! take care!

07 July 2007, 06:19 PM
I do not know if you're still taking votes, Angel, but my personal favorite is the speed-snail :thumbsup: (with Highway to Hell a close second).

07 July 2007, 07:03 AM
the highway is the best idea imho... have fun Sacha...

07 July 2007, 07:11 AM
nice idea sasha its awesome :thumbsup:

07 July 2007, 11:09 AM
Hej Sacha,

snail’s dream (

Have you seen this one? Ha-ha :scream:

07 July 2007, 11:12 AM
Nice ones! :) Good Luck!

07 July 2007, 11:15 AM
hey sacha cool work going on ur thread.will be following it.Best of luck.:thumbsup:

07 July 2007, 11:18 PM
warm warm warm welcome to you m8 :)
always nice to see your art, and creativity in the challenges, man you are great you find time to do your job and to work on the cg challenges hat down frome me bravos :buttrock:
My vote goes to Highway to hell
hear some AC\DC for inspiration :D

07 July 2007, 02:25 AM
your lighting is always so beautiful! I am looking forward to seeing your entry develop!


07 July 2007, 11:11 AM
I love the pimp-my-snailhouse concept, but you have to give freddy tattoos, piercings et al for the best effect..or you could have freddy being a nerd, with a super-ultra-techy shell with GPS so he can find the juiciest leaves. :D

Actually, I would remove the mushroom. It's a little too cliche for 'in the grass' paintings, maybe have some other sort of fungi?

Keep playing on.....good things will come of it!

07 July 2007, 11:56 AM
Hi Sacha, Thanks for the greeting over on my thread! Time to have fun now! Woohoo! I've done a mushroom too! :)

07 July 2007, 07:19 PM
heya suchai cant believe i havnt stopped by in such a long time. anywho i cant make out wahts going on atm but from what i can make out is that it will be good when it gets done. :P gogo!

07 July 2007, 11:20 PM
:bounce::bounce:heeeeeeyyyyy old budy,,,,how you doin???Long time no see.....
and why am i not surprised seeing you here again???BTW,how fun a challeng can be without the angel???:bounce::bounce:


loved all the Ideas and the Chosen one as well.....but you dont want to do a Poster style image this time???an it be real???

oki my damn slow internet connection is killing me,i cant even see the full page....i better comeback when its fixed......

but you keep keeping to rox....

07 July 2007, 08:10 PM
Hi, i like both the snail and the highway to hell, as someone said before, with your skill it will proboably look fantastic. But what can i say, for the moment i like snails more (check out my StrangeB youll see why), and your picture is by the way like the cover to that very funny movie that they posted earlier from youtube ;) his brand new racing shell.

Looking forward to see whats happening here in the future!

07 July 2007, 01:00 PM
pimp my snail... route 666....

can't decide :/ both ace!!

can't wait to see where this goes :D

07 July 2007, 02:30 PM
Yoo hoo, anyone home?
Don't tell me you've vanished off the Intarweb again for another couple of months! :)
Hope you're at least finding a little time to think about this if not act on it, and hope the other work is going well...!

07 July 2007, 04:39 PM
These paintings are fantastic, nice feeling of mood and great sense of lighting! I also love the looseness of the work and hope some of that stays in there!


07 July 2007, 06:55 PM
Hey Sacha! So cool to see you here! All the very best with the challenge :D

The snail sketch is -so- cute! I am not a big fan of the mushroom though (composition wise). It's probably just a place holder but maybe something more exotic and bigger, maybe tilted on one side?
Heh, I'm sure you have a better idea for it:) Updates please!

07 July 2007, 09:38 PM
Hehe BB!haha, indeed I agree with you,watching that Trolly butt for some months could be too long :-)

Me personaly having a bit a hard time to choose.
As the highway to hell, it seems you worked it out a bit further then the snailhouse so aesthetically i'm a bit more attracted by the highway to hell.Indeed this scene will allow you really play around a lot with all this elements and envirronement.

But....huhu....The snailhouse, I'm sure that once you'll take it further than the thumbstage and with your skills, it will totally snailhouse rock!!!MAybe a some more dynamic skyline and so,but ofcourse it's a thumbnail.And I'm sure it will be amazing fun creating this amazingly dynamic snailhouse rock scene,ahahaha!!!...
YEp, my (late) 2 cents:love::beer:

07 July 2007, 10:02 PM
Elo Sasha :)

Nice to see U in challange again
Good luck

08 August 2007, 12:51 PM
hey shasa long time no updates :)
i hope you'll find some free time for the challenge
all the best mate

08 August 2007, 06:27 AM
very funny concept i wait a next update for see a refined pic, good job

08 August 2007, 12:48 AM
Hey Sacha! Great star, good luck!


08 August 2007, 10:22 AM
i´m really great fan of your art... nice thumbnails... all the best

09 September 2007, 10:01 AM
...I really hope to see "Highway to hell" done sooner or later...
It was a fantastic concept! Anyway, good luck with the custom snail! It will be another great entry as usual!

09 September 2007, 09:16 AM (

he cursed the moment he agreed to go shopping with her, thou sorceress or not, a girl gotta go do that and what's a strong green friend here for...

09 September 2007, 09:19 AM
hi fellas. some kind of 3d work kept me away from the fun but trew a quick sketch i thought that should be fun to paint. so... hope you like it :)

09 September 2007, 03:37 PM (

just a few strokes further, fleshing out the orc and the gobblins a bit

09 September 2007, 04:33 PM
Hey, Sacha! You are back! :bounce:

Like your last idea, looks like it's going to be an image with a beautiful perspective and distinctive characters. Just a little-tiny note: how we are going to see that they are shopping and not doing any other magical stuff instead?

Oh, I am truly looking forward for your progress! :)

P.s. You gave up the snail idea for good?

09 September 2007, 06:17 PM
Hi, Sacha, great to see you back!

Good idea (just like your others are /were), maybe to make the concept clearer the sack could have some sort of 'brand/trademarck' on it? Sort of like 'XZ Magical Emporium'...?

09 September 2007, 09:12 PM
You returned. Good see you back, the drawing looks fine. I agree with Thaldir.

09 September 2007, 02:09 PM
holy cow! :eek: Sasha u never fail to surprise me with your work! :scream::eek: very original concept!

hehehe .. yup .. my pal will definately agree with ya wholeheartedly ... he had that experience once with his sis ... and man .. he went crrraZZZy!! :argh: ..

for an idea ... i think u can add a shopping cart or two filled with all sorts of sorceress goodies :p ..

looking forward to your work bro! u rock! :applause:

09 September 2007, 05:17 PM
nice to see you back :)... Like Neville I was going to say a shopping cart may well be the way to go - how about strapping it to the big guys back in some way!

nice work, keep it coming my friend

09 September 2007, 11:02 AM
hey mate glad you come back on these challenge...the sketch is prety cool i like the imaginative idea :) keep it u, hope you finish the other works and focus more on the challenge:thumbsup:

09 September 2007, 11:24 AM
fantastic mate.

oh no, no impossible cute girl ? hahaha
love it, can't wait for updates :D


10 October 2007, 08:45 PM
hey sacha, nice stuff so far. Gotta get on mine as well hehe. Been busy and life is in the way.

10 October 2007, 08:19 PM
HEY HEY:bounce: great to see you here:buttrock: waiting for updates!
Gruess us Züri:)

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