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03 March 2008, 02:15 PM
"The Goblins in your Backyard"
Draw the type of gobling we would espect to see in your hometown..

What is a Goblin?

A goblin is an evil, crabby, or mischievous creature ( of folklore (, often described as a grotesquely disfigured or gnome ( phantom (, that may range in height from that of a dwarf ( to that of a human ( They are attributed with various (sometimes conflicting) abilities, temperaments and appearances depending on the story and country of origin. In some cases goblins have been classified as constant annoying little creatures somewhat related with the celtic brownie ( (

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03 March 2008, 02:26 AM
Started this at work with a mouse and CS3, then came home to finish it with my Wacom in Photoshop 6.0. 1 hour 20 minutes. Got tired of working on it, so the corn is really crappy.

Anyways, I grew up surrounded by corn fields, so this is my backyard goblin- a corn goblin.

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03 March 2008, 06:42 AM
Photoshop CS2 - 55 min.

03 March 2008, 01:30 AM
I'm happy to join this fine group of goblins. Great entrys so far.

PS7/ Intuos3/ 3+hours

03 March 2008, 06:31 PM
About an hour on a Nintendo DS with Colors.

03 March 2008, 04:36 AM
Damn goblins eating tomatoes from my backyard! :)

30 mins including:
1) Pencil sketch on A4
2) Scan into computer
3) PS colour layering

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