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MVDB
01 January 2010, 06:06 PM
Michael van den Bosch is entered in the "B-Movie" update: View Challenge Page (http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/b-movie/view_entries.php?challenger=18928)

Latest Update: Concept / pre-visualization: update soon
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264593568_medium.jpg (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?p=6323670#post6323670)

MVDB
01 January 2010, 06:10 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1263838234_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1263838234_medium.jpg)

B-Movie_pre-vis-001

gpepper
01 January 2010, 07:02 PM
Ok...
That's a start !
Nice to see you in ! Have fun !
I will love to see your art in action !

antone-m
01 January 2010, 07:58 PM
Good Luck mate :beer: wish you Lots of fun :cool:

Intervain
01 January 2010, 08:09 PM
awesome - will definitely keep my eye on this one :)

MartinNielsen
01 January 2010, 09:11 PM
Already started? :) Good luck with this one!

MVDB
01 January 2010, 09:34 AM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1263893639_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1263893639_medium.jpg)

pre-vis-002

LadyMedusa
01 January 2010, 09:42 AM
Aww, looks like someone's a little shy :p

Do you have a plan for a story?

authentic
01 January 2010, 10:55 AM
I like the idea of a shy monster. good luck michael

ranaazeem
01 January 2010, 11:12 AM
yeah very nice concept!
like it!
gud luck

antone-m
01 January 2010, 11:54 AM
great idea :bowdown: keep going :cool:

DimitrisLiatsos
01 January 2010, 01:45 PM
And there is no way i am staying away this one....Subscribed :D

MVDB
01 January 2010, 07:44 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264016667_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264016667_medium.jpg)

He was a clumsy friendly giant.

JsGuillemette
01 January 2010, 08:03 PM
lol amazing concept. I love the pose and expression!

csmallfield
01 January 2010, 08:05 PM
adorable! I've often thought about that. Stepping on cars and big objects, without shoes, might actually hurt. If you think about the difficulty a normal size human would have destroying a proportionally sized city, it would be pretty difficult with lots of sharp things.

NinjaA55N
01 January 2010, 09:12 PM
haha, awesome :D I love ur character work, really sweet monster :)) good luck with ur entry!

gpepper
01 January 2010, 09:20 PM
The latest is the idea !

PELENG
01 January 2010, 10:48 PM
hehe, it hurts! Did you think about Egyptian Pyramids?:)
Nice concept, good luck!

Intervain
01 January 2010, 10:51 PM
haha - ouch! Excellent :)

duddlebug
01 January 2010, 10:53 PM
i LOVE it!!

Great idea Michael!

"Attack of the Clumsy Friendly Giant"... Coming to a cinema near you!

paulius-st
01 January 2010, 11:18 PM
:bounce: lol. now thats a caracter. :D . made me laug for a while . cool design, cool idea, jus plain cool. hi five :D

JRGauthier
01 January 2010, 02:56 AM
Hehehe! Really nice.
I really like the one hiding behind buildings!

cheers!

LightSovereign
01 January 2010, 04:36 AM
I lol'd very hard when i saw the thumbnail for your thread..I'd imagine a sky scraper to be very painful in this manner.

adorable creature design, and sound composition, well done :).

Marley

notsocreative
01 January 2010, 06:11 AM
Very nice and cute concept.

All the best :beer:

sahayaramesh
01 January 2010, 07:46 AM
I love this character...

KIDI
01 January 2010, 09:22 AM
awesome, he is so cute
good luck

Dann-O
01 January 2010, 11:58 AM
Fun concept like where this one is going.

RageOfAges
01 January 2010, 12:10 PM
Lol this big guy rocks. I love this character.

I have a crit, though, and I hope you don't mind. I am having trouble seeing the "B Movie" about it, unless it is more along the lines of a tribute. Anyway, regardless, if you go through with it you will have one beautiful piece to showcase.

*subscribed

cheers

-rage

DimitrisLiatsos
01 January 2010, 01:57 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1263893639_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1263893639_medium.jpg)

pre-vis-002

i must say that this one is the most sweet IMHO. I really would love to see this come to life from you. :wavey:

jocz
01 January 2010, 02:03 PM
Looks fun !
Nice universe you have.

FranciscoAlvarezDelgado
01 January 2010, 03:24 PM
Awesome style, I like the big clumsy innocent looking monster. And the fact the he is surprised he smashed a building is pretty funny as well... Are you going for 3d or 2d image? either way good work man. Good luck!

ranaazeem
01 January 2010, 03:40 PM
hahahaha
thats very cute!
very nice going
but i wanted to point a thing that i can not figure out if the monster is scared or whether he is like crying because of the pain in his foot?
gud luck anyway!

raultabajara
01 January 2010, 05:22 PM
Monstrous accident!!!

Very fun!!!

Russell-Nash
01 January 2010, 10:51 PM
The last two concepts made me lol. :scream:

Looking forward for more.

Good luck with the challenge.

MVDB
01 January 2010, 07:13 AM
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I'm thinking of leaving the city and planning a (mountain) valley vilage with a church on which he'll hurt himself. Ofcourse I hope I don't offend anobody with him damaging a church.

Yongkiat
01 January 2010, 07:52 AM
I kind of like the idea of him walking in the city...but in the valley area might work well too :D Still like the look of his expression.

NJA3d
01 January 2010, 01:12 PM
hey michael! :)

love the idea!
and as far as i see it's going really really well.
i like the change of scenery too, little valley village instead of a big town ...
maybe throw in a couple of more monsters behind him that have face expressions like "ok, so we're not messing with this village"!!! :P

i'll be watching you,
Vanja

ranaazeem
01 January 2010, 02:34 PM
I think this is very interesting
like the environment change!
gud luck!

Renderspud
01 January 2010, 03:16 PM
Love this one! Very funny!:cool:

NinjaA55N
01 January 2010, 03:22 PM
I think if u'll go with a village instead of a city, u should group those houses and other architecture closer together.. just here and there it doesn't work so well in my opinion. Or if u stuck with the city, u dont need to make the monster so big that he hurts himself on a rooftop of some skyscraper. Make him walking down the streets.. streets have soooo much junk on them, that there shouldnt be a problem for the monster to step on something.. not being able to avoid that coz of its huge feet. Just my two cents :)

raultabajara
01 January 2010, 03:25 PM
A little village, much better!!!

I will looking all you work.

carlinha
01 January 2010, 07:36 PM
i love the character and face expression.... by the way nice idea.

i wish you good luck!

MVDB
01 January 2010, 12:17 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264249055_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264249055_medium.jpg)

sketching the first idea for monster, Next: reproportioning and shaping, resizing various bodyparts.

Thx guys for all comments, appreciate it! ;)

Intervain
01 January 2010, 01:10 PM
wow he's cute :) I love the concept

ranaazeem
01 January 2010, 01:17 PM
very nice
i like it
i think its working out well
lets see wts come up after you are done working on proportions and things

mahamb
01 January 2010, 01:41 PM
very cool but i think nipples must be blue or gray or between these

Yongkiat
01 January 2010, 01:43 PM
Very cute design especially with the color usage you have.

MVDB
01 January 2010, 02:14 PM
http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264256063_medium.jpg (http://assets.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/26/18928/18928_1264256063_medium.jpg)

To give him that more goofy kind of look, I created some small proportion changes and some parts with hair on it's skin. The skin will have more of such areas where there will be these pieces/clumbs of hair and ofcourse there will be parts with just plain skin.

Good call, maham.. thx!

LadyMedusa
01 January 2010, 02:22 PM
really like how you fast you work, and I love the design of the creature :)

I'm looking forwart do the final piece

antone-m
01 January 2010, 02:38 PM
looking great :bowdown: keep us amused please :beer:

KIDI
01 January 2010, 04:14 PM
The old looks like an old fat lady, i prefer the new .

raultabajara
01 January 2010, 05:25 PM
just a Question:
you dont think that the teeth maybe could have a arc shape, in perspective to the inside the mouth, like your avatar character? :curious:

good job! (i like of the old version :wise: )

FranciscoAlvarezDelgado
01 January 2010, 12:21 AM
awesome progress Michael. I liked the "old" version, maybe if you add the hair and details of the new one to the old one. But either way its looking great so far... keep it up !

huan80
01 January 2010, 12:27 AM
I think the new design will portray scale a little better. Something about the proportions before left me thinking it was a little monster stepping on an even smaller town.

Gunilla
01 January 2010, 08:01 AM
awww... that is the cutest monster! I love the style already - this is going to be fun to follow.

mdavid
01 January 2010, 08:59 AM
Once again, you amaze us with your superb character design. I love watching your challenges develop and I'm glad to see you in this one.

JoergPatrias
01 January 2010, 09:24 AM
To take the scene in the valley is a nice change. But i liked the old proportions of your monster way better. it felt so cute and clumsy.

DeeVad
01 January 2010, 10:00 PM
Hey ,
Nice sketch, you gather "spectacular" / "strange behavior" and the "b-movie" actual challenge with the same piece ;) Good luck for the contest

StompTheGlomp
01 January 2010, 10:03 PM
Your monsters are so stinking cute. I love them. :D I really dig the thorn in the foot. I laughed pretty hard at that one. I think he just needs a monster sized band aid. :)

Xion-Cajou
01 January 2010, 11:17 PM
Very cool style and cute giant monster! Keep it up :thumbsup:

obzerv
01 January 2010, 01:38 AM
I can't wait to see the final image, it's looking awesome and each time i visit you never fail to put a smile on my face :applause:

AJ
01 January 2010, 07:55 AM
I love your concept(s).

I know it's the still image category but I can really picture this moving... The monster screaming, hopping backwards, causing more damage, which hurts him more. Then, bursting into floods of tears, which wash away the remaining part of the village, before he finally realises that he's inadvertantly destroyed the whole town & looking up to his Dad monster for approval...

I am getting carried slightly carried away. Sorry! :D

INIX
01 January 2010, 01:20 PM
hey tht creature is awesome:D :thumbsup: i love the second character concept , it gives a nice cutely stupid feel to the monster :D

DimitrisLiatsos
01 January 2010, 02:49 PM
New beast seems more funny and stupid...and the wierd is that ..it is already "alive?!?"

:)

ScottMc
01 January 2010, 03:23 AM
I love the pink belly- nice stuff

makaron
01 January 2010, 04:42 AM
how cute :) and funny too..

maxspider3000
01 January 2010, 08:58 AM
hehehehehe ... man, I liked all of this sketches

and the one you choose , is just so brilliant, keep going :D

Aven99
01 January 2010, 11:27 AM
Wow! I just love your concept!

Characters are simple yet dynamic.

Just a question did you use photoshop to make those drawings?

PS: can't wait to see the final on this :D

MVDB
01 January 2010, 11:59 AM
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sorry guys, I'm getting older ;), not that fast anymore. haha, update coming soon!

OZ
01 January 2010, 09:56 AM
First of all!...GREAT STUFF! the cute creature is ....CUTE! one of the most innocent monster ever! About if is better the old or the new ....ummm...i fell a blend is needed...umm...starting from the new one....something with a bit less hair and a bit less tall. Anyway just an opinion...i like both at last!!

-OZ-

RageOfAges
01 January 2010, 10:09 AM
Hehe. I don't know if it was your intention, but he reminds me of the perv from Family Guy.

-rage

antone-m
01 January 2010, 05:09 PM
lol Looks hilarious :beer: keep going mate doing amazing job indeed :arteest:

rattlesnake
01 January 2010, 04:34 AM
haha..awesome start!!..like way more the village idea, very cool thread :bounce:

bloodbathsuck
02 February 2010, 12:25 AM
the monster is so cute!! love it!!

Ferx
02 February 2010, 08:58 PM
Hey Michael,

Great concept for sure :D Like a lot the idea of a shy monster, really cool. The character design for the monster is fantastic. Your pre viz in a night city puts a cool touch to the concept.

Great work and looking forward for more updates. Cheers!! :beer:

antone-m
03 March 2010, 09:41 AM
heeyyy it`s been tooooooo long since your last update we want updates :bounce: we want updates :bounce: we want updates :bounce:

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