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06 June 2007, 01:16 AM
Brian Hagan is entered in the "Strange Behavior Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Concept Sketch or 3D pre-visualization: Character sketches 2 (

06 June 2007, 01:25 AM (

This is my intial sketch. Basically, the gist is the one trooper saying "Calm down, with Mitchell manning the radar nothing is going to just sneak up on us." Something like that.

06 June 2007, 04:08 PM (

Thought about the submission a bit more and came up with something simpler and more direct.

06 June 2007, 05:26 PM
That is pretty slick dude. I would definitely go with that. If you can get the mood "just right" *muah* awesome.

06 June 2007, 06:41 PM
Thanks. Yeah, just thinking the less explanation and the simpler the better...FarSide basically. Glad you liked it so far...yeah need to nail the characters exactly I think...It'll be tricky.


06 June 2007, 09:51 PM
I really like your style on the first one.

Your rough sketch up is really solid with a lot of nice dimension.

The only shame about the Lion Tiger Bear idea is that your full body stuff is so darn good!

06 June 2007, 06:53 PM (

Here is a rough color version...still trying to nail the characters a bit more.

06 June 2007, 06:58 PM
Hey, this look great. I like the lion very much. :thumbsup:

Good luck with the challenge.

06 June 2007, 03:24 AM
Nice dude, my only crit is the tiger seems a bit tame in comparison with the others.

06 June 2007, 03:46 PM
Tiger seems to be a " she " x)

The lion has a great style, that's a nice concept.

Good luck !

07 July 2007, 09:24 AM
Nice Line! hehe And funny sh*t :P ..tiger head is da best

.good luck!

07 July 2007, 01:31 AM
I like your concept. The image is easy to read at a glance. It has humour too.

07 July 2007, 07:58 PM
Thanks...yeah, I wanted something short and the trick is nailing the characters...I'm also working on a different format idea...something that just came to me. We'll see how it is received...should have it up next week.


07 July 2007, 01:05 AM (

These are a few of the characters that will possibly show up in the final...the concept is the same...but has expanded a bit...expansion on a theme...yeah, that's the idea. More to come this week...and color soon.

07 July 2007, 02:43 AM
OOhh very cool concepts and sketches!! Awesome characters :)

07 July 2007, 05:12 AM (

More character sketches for the piece...I'm working through these...not all will be in but just playing with ideas now...more to come.

07 July 2007, 06:21 AM
Very nice character sketches! Keep it up!

07 July 2007, 06:25 AM
Very cool sketches, remind me of a comic called Blacksad by Juanjo Guarnido. Good luck.

07 July 2007, 07:45 AM
Thanks for the kind words...more is coming hope to start updating alot more starting this week. Thanks.


08 August 2007, 02:24 AM
New stuff to post...been crazy busy. Thanks for the comic reference as well Ramitxon.


08 August 2007, 02:04 PM
Grat character sketches, Brian. Looking forward to seeing what sort of context and layout these are all going to be used in. Good luck!

08 August 2007, 02:05 PM
Cool character sketches. The facial expressions are great. :)

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