View Full Version : CgTalk Daily Sketch 1401 NTL "ALIEN INVASION" FX CONCEPT ART

04 April 2008, 05:19 AM
Imagine you have been comisione to paint concept art for an upcoming film about a world wide Alien invasion.

Hwy guys, we need some concept art fo the next FXWARS visual fx challenge.
The art generated in this thread will be used by visual effects artists who participate in the challenge to inspire them...
So what kind of "ALIEN INVASION"
Well we mean Alien creatures from another world...
so we need things like:

ALIEN MOTHER SHIPS over the world capitals
WAR MACHINES doing what they do best..
From Flying Saucers of the 1950's to Alien Motherships (80. & 90,)

And for this challenge you may do photo manipulation...

Here are some world capitols....

New York (
Sidney (;_ylt=A0WTbx5N8v5H24YAb2mJzbkF?p=sidney&fr=sfp&ei=utf-8&js=1&x=wrt)
Paris (;_ylt=A0WTbx678v5HFYAA1CuJzbkF?p=paris&fr=sfp&ei=utf-8&js=1&x=wrt)

Ok now for the general rules:
You have No time limit for your sketch. IF you go beyond the assigned time limit , you have to post WHATEVER you have done after the time has expired, along with the FINAL drawing.

Post only your FINAL piece on this thread, based on the topic on the thread.
Only final pieces can be posted on the thread. They must have been done AFTER the topic has been announced.
RESOLUTION : The image can have any aspect ratio up to 800 x 600
They can be done on any medium.
If you wish, you can add a brief text description about your piece.
Only original compositions. No "tributes" or plagiarizing, unless is it an integral part of the challenge.
You can post an entry at anytime for the topic presented on this thead BEFORE the voting thread for THE WEEK has been posted.
The artist also has to post total length of time it took and program used.
Any piece caught breaking the rules will be taken off the thread.
The topics will be picked at random from the list on the TOPICS thread >>LINK<< (
(The author will be given credit). So guys keep them coming

04 April 2008, 04:36 PM
nice one man, i'll get working on one tonight. Also I was wondering if i could add an invasion to my city Toronto.

04 April 2008, 08:31 PM
nice one man, i'll get working on one tonight. Also I was wondering if i could add an invasion to my city Toronto.
Any city can be invaded...Even your hometown...
Have fun!

04 April 2008, 11:00 AM
about two hours in pscs2, some photomanip.

04 April 2008, 11:08 PM
this was quite fun I might have to do another, used a stock photo for the New York city scape thing.

Hour and a half Photoshop7

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