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04 April 2008, 05:41 PM
Axel Alonso is entered in the "Uplift Universe Challenge" update: View Challenge Page (

Latest Update: Final Image: TERA THE NEW MASTER OF EARTH! (

04 April 2008, 09:27 PM (

HI Friends!:wavey: ( I join I just couldn't resist I am terrible, so I did this today thinking I might want to do something related to Aliens whom will teach spiritual wisdom, to the human race!:wise: I still mus finish my DWIII once I am done I will keep on here so good to be in another fun challenge full of talented artists to learn and talk to! looking forward to all the great ideas from other galaxies!:eek:

04 April 2008, 09:44 PM
Interesting. Keep it up.

04 April 2008, 01:37 AM




04 April 2008, 02:29 AM

WE HAD AN ANCIENT RACE, CALLED The Gods of water…this race came to our planet around 3000 b.c. years ago. THEY BEGUN TO LAND IN AFRICA, SOUTH AFRICA, with a great tribe called GNOMO who still exist in the highest mountains of Africa. They genesis told that they Gods who teach them every thing about the Earth and Cosmos, became on a big metal cruisers like a cube ship with signs on it, and landing on a big lake. They still have draws painting on animal skin and big stones, describing this history or genesis of their Gods. I made a trip to see that by my self. And I can continue telling you, YOU ARE A CONTACTED, A MEN TAKEN FROM THEM TO SHOW YOU HOW THEY BEN AND LIVED.




CAN YOU THINK ON THIS….WE HAVE A GREAT CHANCE TO TELL THE WORLD THE TRUTH ABOUT THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS , who still continue coming to us to look at us, how we are growing and understanding….ARE YOU INTERESTING ON IT?




04 April 2008, 05:14 AM
weee!! :bounce: hello my friend! great to see you once again! :p very interesting concept! me looking forward to more cool stuff!! cheers to you! :beer: have fun! :bounce:

04 April 2008, 09:59 AM
Hi Axel nice to see you here with your colors . Good luck my friend

04 April 2008, 07:06 AM
Nice nice, lots of good textures to work with. I hope we'll see more soon!

Best lick with the DW too,:beer:

04 April 2008, 05:18 PM
Good luck with your entry, the colours are delightful :)

04 April 2008, 06:18 AM
Hi, it's going to be interesting to see what you going to come up with. Good luck to you.

04 April 2008, 03:08 AM
OMG ! :surprised ha-ha Sorry for the late replay , :blush: but I'd been bit occupied with work stuff! But enough of that! And let's keep going I am posting tomorrow the sketches and ideas! :arteest:

All your entries are Fantastic! Totally love them all! Each 1, has your style and unique approach to the theme! You guys are AWESOME!:thumbsup:

04 April 2008, 08:51 PM
Hey Axel, cool start my friend :) Your concept sounds really cool and cant wait for more updates!! ( y más chelas :D) Keep it going !! Cheers !! :beer:

04 April 2008, 01:27 AM (

Hi Everybody! This is some of my several concept sketches I have in mind for one unique idea! This will be about;

-Visiting other worlds (my main inspiration for doing uplift)

-Getting in touch or contact with a higher and more advanced species in the galaxy.

-Theory of technology with “Metaphysics” theories. (Don’t like to much all than metal and push the red button idea my self)

1-And the history will be about a girl (not so sure yet, if with a boy? It will be an Adam& Eve theme don’t you think?)

2-She will be in contact with the master of the elements. Since I really like that topic about balance, and harmony, witch I am sure it’s a 1sth rule in this universe or any other! And they will explain to her; she’s (or they, if there’s a boy) are the masters of Earth! Not only literal but also in the way the energy of our planet rules best this principle! Such as our body and our necessity to materialize all our thoughts! Were other elements doesn’t have any of this necessities!

So this means there will be 3 or 4 Alien masters if I include Ether or Light! Witch is the result of all 4 combine! ….they will do a trip in their ship and show their dimensional world.

And I am posting the 4 main concepts of the masters…and another idea I had were they look more close to the Fungus anatomy, since they grow in so many shapes and colors, they are in the classical window view, I am not happy with the camera yet, but if ther’s more to do that will happen this week period, hope to hear from you?

And THANKS SO MUCH for all the feedback and comments about anything you guys disagree or agree with the theme!

a better close resolution of the skecth!I know her arms are huge! haha!;)

04 April 2008, 01:31 AM (

This will be the 4th master for the ship not sure if I should include him or not?

04 April 2008, 01:36 AM
Here They re the other 3 Elements WATER (brother race of the Wind) WIND and FIRE reemember that Earth will be the human children, I will upload the concepts of them tomorrow....Thanks so much for the watch! and the feedback! ;)

O my! There's my cat's hair in there, a cookie if you can see it haha!:lightbulb:cool:

04 April 2008, 11:09 PM
Hey Axel! Cool sketches. Good luck!

04 April 2008, 11:30 PM
Hey Axel, really nice works, like a lot the designs on the elements and the sketch for the ship, cool! :thumbsup: Your approach to the challenge is really interesting :) Cheers my friend :beer: ( Muy bien Axel, se ve que le estas trabajando duro :D Va muy bien tu concepto y sigue fumandote el te verde, parece que te da buena inspiración :D)

04 April 2008, 04:43 AM
Hi Axel, good luck in this challenge. This should be interesting.:D

04 April 2008, 02:56 PM
Quite eloquent Axel... This is definately a piece to see :cool:

04 April 2008, 05:29 PM
Wow with so much things landed already I don't find much to add! I like them a lot, the concept is really solid,and the inclusion of the girl as the earth master makes a lot of sense.

I find the simple angle of the picture good, with so much detail to show, you don't want to mess with crazy shoots, hehehehe..... if any you should make your canvas wider so it doesn't get too crowded.

kee it comming Axel, it's going great!

04 April 2008, 06:17 AM
Marco-Thanks for the support and the warm comments! I like a lot the wedding idea and design!

Fer- AMIGOOOO GRACIAS! Thanks my friend I am so happy you like the concept, I am a bit far to catch up, but no worries I will do it! Even if that means to put “Chanel and Edea” to help in, by cleaning up all my line work hahaha! Y seguire fumando! Verde es vida!

Jacob-Thanks a lot for the visit I am still waiting to see what going on in your galaxy my friend!

KYKhalil- I am happy to see you here my friend always glad to hear all your feed back!

Gabriel- so I am saving you at last coz you are special (jajaja) you know its all lies right? Well my friend , I am very glad that the composition wont have to change that much coz with all the details I always like to do , my concern was really the what to do with the comp! So thanks! And I agree the girl from earth has to make sense in this! If not ….Well at least I did for us hahaha!

04 April 2008, 06:32 AM
cool stuff, ill keep an eye out for more! keep up the good work.

04 April 2008, 09:00 AM (

Well Here it is Tera, the girl from the human world, witch also represent the earth element She will be in the ship were all the other element's master are showing the galaxy and some far away word!

I am working my lines to show the comp.. and still not sure of I should include the robot pets, the cat "gat001" can do communication (like a high tech cellphone) and also can deliver any message, the dog called "Chan-bot" can do all as a high tech laptop will do ... and also can transport the girl when she use him as a skate board....maybe I am not to sure if to include them or not in case it's 2 many characters already hmmmm?

what you guys thik? pets not pets?

04 April 2008, 09:06 AM
Slav- Thanks so much for drop by my galaxy! I like a lot yours since the begining! I am glad to have your support :D

04 April 2008, 06:54 AM
Axel! :)

Really nice sketches and concepts. Looks like it's going to be a very imaginitive and colourfull composition. Can't wait to see more.

Keep up the great work!


04 April 2008, 07:07 AM
Hey Axel you did a lot of nice sketches for the character .I want to see more .

04 April 2008, 07:31 AM
Awww what a cutey! I like her, About the pets, there's two ways to go:

You can use them to show she's a regular girl with attachment for nice kiddie things, so she doesn't look too mature in her position as an elemntal.

You can also use them as a contrasting element in the picture, and a little bit disturbing out of pure cuteness, like some surrealist artists do these days, not so much as Mark Ryden, but in that direction.

Or you can dump them later on if you don't like them, just make sure where ever you place them they can be removed without leaving a hole in the composition.

Or you can do the aliens cute too... hehehe .. no wait!! please don't do that.

04 April 2008, 06:16 PM
Dimitrij- Thank so much for keeping on eye well 2 hehe in here! I am also really glad that you like the colourful enthusiastic composition I am leaning forward to! Wait for more fun haha! :bounce:

Eric- Hey ! Wow Thanks for that warm feed back, I really try to do something a bit more my way in this designs so I am gad you like them so far! ;)

Gabriel- You’re right! They shall be not that cute haha! I really appreciate the comments and feed back they help me a lot I am doing as you said so in getting the pets just to assume that if they don’t work, I can easily get rid of them as you mentioned, since what I want its to get the message clearly and not just make it harder to understand! Thanks for than good input! And so very glad you find her, as cute as I did!:D yay!

04 April 2008, 08:37 PM
Hey Axel, nice sketch so far ! :thumbsup: Really cute girl. I like the "innocent" look on her :D The robot cat looks great! The addition of the pets must agree with the idea you want to transmit, either as a complement, emphasis on some point on your concept or as part of the personality of Tera. I think it might be interesting to show some technological elements (such as a robot) against "mystical" aliens, I dont know ..... :D Great work ! Cheers my friend! :beer:

04 April 2008, 04:32 PM
Hi Axel

i took some time to read your thread today
i'm really impressed by the story ... very nice concept!
i imagined myself having this meeting .... it's so excinting thinking about that!
and very nice concepts to the masters .... they seem to be so wise ... a race you look at and respect, and know that they'll add so much to our life experience!
the girl is very cute ... i personally prefer the scene without pets ... they are really cute but i think a more natural contact is best seen in this composition

nice work mate!

04 April 2008, 11:17 AM
Hi, Axel!!

Good to see you here!

Amazing sketches!


05 May 2008, 11:59 AM
Hey, your work is full of character and life, very energetic! I really like the robot cat too... best of luck to you in this competition, I look forward to seeing your image come together!

05 May 2008, 09:02 PM (

HI everybody!
Sorry for the lack of presence on the uplift universe, but work has been a bit tough this days!

Now I am posting the line work I am in the present working with all of them are in the final composition witch I am hoping I can post that tomorrow in color ! Thanks so much for all the good feedback! and comments of all kind!

05 May 2008, 09:07 PM (

Here's Tera the kid from earth, she will be looking toward the Big Master of Ether! not sure yet of the robo-pets get the right mood for her , one (Bunny-bot)its her transportation's gadget,and the (kitty-pot)cat will be her communication and task assistant , witch I am going to make him do an small hologram of our planet!

05 May 2008, 09:56 PM
Fer- Thanks Amigo! jaja! :scream: Hey I think I need more café buddy, I hope I can catch up to you!:banghead: And I agree about the element of technology in this I think the robot pets might add something here, if not, Maybe just keep her sit?:surprised

Filipe- I am taking all your input into this theme, I am greatly thankful for all the good points,:) I hope also the pets in this concept won’t take off the nature contact that I am willing to do in here as well!:wise:

Carlos- Thanks so much! Good to see you in here my friend what news are cooking with your work? In this, Or for later projects, hope I can see them soon.:thumbsup:

Kenneth- Love your avatar! hehe...Well I am very glad for the nice feed back, :)I hope this style will do to transmit the best of my idea, please drop by anytime, your comments are very much welcome!

Thanks Again! :wavey:

05 May 2008, 10:07 PM (

This is the element of Fire {she-he} will be in the back of the ship looking at her from the back.....

Then again composition in color its on the Paint Lab already :D

05 May 2008, 10:11 PM (

He will be besides the Ether master, and the Fire Master, inside a Bubble aura that will float so he can move freely any where, in this case he will use it to contemplate the explanation of the birth of this new master!

05 May 2008, 10:14 PM (

The last master, he will be in the front camera since he is the smallest of them all! haha...and He will take part in the comp. by the left front corner...again looking at the event.

05 May 2008, 12:46 AM (

Hi this is my 1sth steps on the color composition ...I have some advances in all of them , Although I think this is a best post image for making a clear idea of what's going on in the ship.....I had some difficulties on posting a 150 kb image in here (even saving it for web dev. )so maybe I am doing the same as always and I am adding to much detail for the size of the canvas? what you guys think?

05 May 2008, 05:21 AM
Hola Sir Axel! :)

I've been quite busy with work for a while but now I'm back :)

I really like your new composition and the sketches are wonderfull! You don't have much time - so I hope that you get everything done!!!

As for the 150 Kb - you just have to lower the quality of the JPEG compression - maybe to around 80 percent - it worked for me.

Keep it up, Amigo :)



05 May 2008, 06:31 PM
-Dimitrij- Thanks so much for the tip! Help lots in these times of awful deadlines! :argh: And am in rush madness time here with the tablet, so far I think I can pull it off!:lightbulb Pray for good art ideas in my process meantime haha! Thanks so much again! :D

LOVE your entry!:drool:

05 May 2008, 08:46 PM
Hey Axel, great sketches my friend, like a lot the design on the "masters", really great. Love the expression for the master of water, and cool pose. The whole composition looks really nice, working well. I like a lot the robo-cat pet, I think that the robot highlights the dependence of the human in technological development and think it's a great contrast with the masters. :D Maybe you need to take out the bunny transporter, or put on other site, now cuts a bit the nice silhouette of Tera :) Again relly great work my friend! Cheers!! :beer: ( le tienes que meter velocidad a esto! otra vez estamos a límite :D vamos Axel, dale duro al te verde y a la brocha :D)

05 May 2008, 03:18 AM
Hey buddy! Gracias Fer! ...

Sooo no bunny bot! awww! But I wont it! hahahaha!:wip:

alright I will post tonight the color shades in all the comp and you let me know ....since the time wont allow me to do much editing in composition right now...and I think her pose needs that sit on the back? dont you think?;)

05 May 2008, 06:33 AM
Axel come on there 's not that much time . Good luck you gonna sleep after .

05 May 2008, 11:48 AM
yup yup axel!! :bounce: seeing all your characters sketches, pleeeeze finish this quickly!!
i wish you good luck!! :thumbsup:

05 May 2008, 07:50 PM (

Alright I change the composition a bit! just to shake up my brain in a different way! and add some more negative space to my main character "Tera" the girl from earth! I think I will keep the whole thing like its is time to fix up more things here but just to paint! ANY COMMENTS Are sooo much welcome though!

05 May 2008, 10:12 AM (

I am tired! LOL :D

So here's some more contrast on each character's colors and I still need to work in all the ship reflective material, and casting shadows! and I will smooth up everything till the end almost ! hahah so like in 1 day I guess that it !
Thanks sooo much for all the comments and feed back! I will replay later on with some more time!

05 May 2008, 10:23 AM
Axel you are on the speed Way Great !

05 May 2008, 05:54 PM
hey axel, now that image is uplifting!

i like that effect of having the galaxy on the background. i alsonoticed that the quality of your work is improving :thumbsup:

goodluck to you

05 May 2008, 06:27 PM
Hey Axel, really cool ! Like a lot the colors on the image :thumbsup: . The background looks great, cool touch for the atmosphere on the image. Maybe you need more light on the nebula and the planet and gain a great back lighting for your scene :) Again, great work my friend!! Cheers!! :beer: ( vamos Axel ya queda poco :D)

05 May 2008, 05:07 AM
Buddy! It's sweet to see you are so far in the process now! Overall it's looking real good!

It's awesome the difference of size and mass of the purple guy and the little wind master, I can't tell which's my favorite :D
hey, I have to bother you with a couple things about colors getting mixed up, First, the girl's hair is way to dark and is mostly lost against the space BG, you could make her a red head or something and save yourself some further trouble. Then, the water master is right in front of the earth, which is blue too, I love the water halo but it is just the same hue as the master, maybe if you change the halo to more of a turquoise, y' know a bit more green, it would stand up better against the earth and frame the master too. also I think he could use some more highlights on his body to make his wavy contours clearer.

I also had trouble telling the cat robot appart from the girl's body, It's probably just me, but right now he is way too dark for the rest of the scene and his gray-greens seem quite similar to those in some parts of the girl's suit.

Sorry for being such a hassle, but since I've been out for so long I thought that was the best I could do to make up for it :D :D :D

Doin' great Axel. Keep it up.

time for toast oh yeah...

05 May 2008, 06:53 AM
Eric-THANKS BUDDY! I love your entry! Love that evil free drugs Queen!:wip:

Manny-Thanks so much! Sorry about the bad presence in the thread a bit too busy on time lately, and thank for the watch and time to make your self in here …always glad to see your work! Great game you are doing!:lightbulb

Fer-AMIGOOOO I can't possibly say I did this by my own with out your help I wouldn’t just finish right:beer:

Gabriel- o man! You just tell me the best way to save time every time you say what's to fix! Thanks so much! When I grow up I want to be just like you hahahaha ! We want toast!;)

05 May 2008, 06:55 AM (

ooh ! I post the wrong oneee! heres the good one!So I need to know what do you guys see that should be improved? since I am really tired and I need those details to take them off! and submit! hope you guys see it on time?

05 May 2008, 06:59 AM
grrr why Tera's color look so saturated! I hate that hahaha! my PS does not shows that way! I have to fiz that and a bit less to the Cat's color as well!

Here's a better file size!:D

05 May 2008, 10:05 PM (

ALright Thanks for the help Gabriel and Fernando ! I did what I think looks better? although any comments I'll wait till 5 pm to post the final! hahaha!

05 May 2008, 10:21 PM
HEY AXEL! LOVED THE IMPROVEMENTS!! the fire guy is sharper now, and those purple shines on the kitty robot are nice too.
To be honest I still have trouble finding the purple guy's face, but maybe it's just me hehehehe, Aaaaaaaanyway I think you landed it pretty well in despite of the crazy schedules you carry :D

Cheers buddy! great work. I just love the little wind master, the more I zoom it the more I like the details and crazy design! :scream:

05 May 2008, 02:20 AM (

Tera the New Master of Earth

In the time of the earth when the human race used to fear the sky, there was trouble in their world, there was fear to knowledge and fir this reason ignorance to the universe gifts.
Then one girl in her planet earth, was curious about this knowledge she felt in some way incomplete and part of her left alone in the universe, her name was “Tera”.
She alone was a genius; able to invent and to create magnificent science objects, able to help her kind to get a better understanding of working in a better planet! She even did her best assistant for her every day challenges; a robot cat called “Kit-Bot” and her transportation assistant “Cone-Bot”
Then one day while looking at the stars with her robot friends, she saw an strange change of color in the sky a green cloud of stars and since she first saw it she didn’t felt fear, although respect as if watching an enormous ocean depth from a ship. The cloud all by the sudden emit a pillar of bright turquoise light at her and she saw a tunnel in it, with not a visible end even so she get in it, with the hope to find the answers she seek along her friends.

While walking in the pillar’s tunnel, alone in the sound of perfect quite silence and harmony in it, after realising them self’s that they were standing on top of a bright platform…and as if she were a star she saw the earth, her planet and home from a big eye shaped window.
All by the sudden she heard fire flames appear as it hearing the sun flames, and yet with not a violent and harmful heat…she felt peace at the moment the being causing the flame dance around him turn him self into a notable shape….Then a big wind blow her hair to realize there was lights of yellow bright light as fireflies around this wind…and all by the sudden the wind take form into a beautiful and joyful and little being , compared to a fairy he could be the reasons why the exists….full of energy and with graceful movements he dance in the wind while he watch her face admire the lights…by the precise moment; a zoom was heard and at her back was a platform taking form from the ship’s wall and at the same time emitting a bright blue light and she heard bubbles and splashes from this light…it was as if water have gone mad with out gravity….then a being appear from it… around a big bubbliest aura of light and bright blue shades, the sound and echo of water was every where….he appear 1sth a big blue frog , although his eyes were more kinds than anything she ever saw before…and he moved a long tale full of different fish textures in a very graceful way inside his bright water cocoon…

She could not believe all that was happening at the moment her breath was full of joy , and at the same time her heart was in a strange place were fear was not a possibility of any reason…Like this was not enough around this wonderful elemental beings

She saw them looking at her and at her back…..she turn around

Something else was creating …something that could be an small representation of the cloud of stars she saw before…in purple, violet and deep bright pink shades of light…He took form and was an enormous being compared to the rest of them he had small bright eyes and mouth and his body was inside a bright violet aura….

He had a crystal in his hands or they appear to be their hands….and then He spoke…

“I am ETHERIAN…master and guardian of the universe’s element called Ether, and among us are my brothers “FIERI” guardian and master of the flame, “OPLET” of the water, and “AVEIAN” of the wind……

And we have come to you and we salute you…….. Our new sister of the planet Earth and our new Master and Guardian of EARTH “TERA”
This crystal symbolizes our 1sth union to create a better alliance of harmony in our planets and our Universe……..May this be a day of days…. And from then she didn’t felt alone anymore…..

Hope you guys read it hahaha! I enjoy all my little histories in all this colourful friends I create for you and of course for me!

05 May 2008, 02:28 AM

AND THIS IS IT! all the fun on my colors in the universeeee haha!

05 May 2008, 02:51 AM
here they are I finish I like them hahaha!

The master of Water "Oplet"

and Wind for my good buddy Gabriel Here's "Aveian"

05 May 2008, 02:55 AM
u you want more? Here's moreeee hahaha!

So here its Master of Ether and Fire " Etherian" & "Fieri"

05 May 2008, 02:58 AM
and Last..... TERA and her good friends "Kit-Bot " and Cone-Bot"

I love her facee!;)

05 May 2008, 08:29 AM
Hey Axel, really incredible image! Love the designs of the masters, Tera and the kit-bot, cool!! The expression for "Oplet" is fantastic, liked a lot that character :D Great details on the whole image, and like a lot the enviroment on it! The background is amazing and puts a great space feeling on your image. The colors describe really well each character. I enjoy reading the story for the illustration, cool story !! you are a nice writer! Congratulations for this great artwork! A great pleasure to see the development of your image my friend :thumbsup: Cheers!! :beer:
( Te la rifaste Axel!! :D me late mucho el concepto y los diseños de los "masteros del universo" :D están de poca :D y el gato robot esta genial! Te has ganado una semana de dormir temprano y de dejar el té verde fumado :D)

05 May 2008, 03:26 PM
Hey Axel congratulations for your final image!
Intriguing and colorful as always!!!

(thank you also for your nice comment in my guestbook...)

wish you the best


05 May 2008, 04:33 PM
Congratulations my Friend! Great image, very colourfull and imaginative! :):cool:



05 May 2008, 12:36 AM
:bounce: ( MaRia y JoSe! :eek: ESTA GENIAL!:applause: (

Looks amezing Axel I like so mcuh every detail on each of them, like I cant's say witch I like more every one has somethng cool about them, your desings are soo good! well I always like the way you draw but now the way you paint its great !:arteest: ( the style its so yours already not an easy thing to say in here ! If you know what I mean?:curious:

Congratulations Axel ! It's like X-mas with you ever time I come to see what's going on here!:thumbsup: (

05 May 2008, 02:49 AM
Hey Axel

i'm happy you could finish it! =)
Very good image ... it has a great concept! .... the colors are so vibrant .... very nice!
i like the close-ups a lot.
congratulations! :applause:

see you around! =)

05 May 2008, 03:30 AM
you made it my friend! :bounce: congratulations! :bounce: sorry for late reply :( .. was busy at our new work place ..
your work is always filled with humor, color and obviously without a doubt ... cuteness! :love:
best wishes Axel! :thumbsup: god bless!

06 June 2008, 09:07 AM
hey Axel long time no see! Congrats on your final man, I love this image. It`s always great to see more of your crazy characters. Nice colors and I like the surreal environment. It breaks the SciFi mood a little and adds a Daliesque touch to the illustration. Can`t wait to paint with you guys again...


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