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08 August 2010, 03:42 PM
"Black Swan"

inpired by the Aronofsky's suspense flick BLACK SWAN
check the trailer here:

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08 August 2010, 08:42 PM
here's my drawing:

Sketch after 25mn:

Final picture after 45mn:

08 August 2010, 05:44 PM
3 hours 30 minutes


Artstudio on the Ipad. Pogo stylus.

You can click the image to get to Imageshack if you want to see it full size.

That movie trailer was pretty cool. Looks like it will be an interesting movie. ( (

08 August 2010, 11:22 AM
Around 35-40 minutes in Photoshop CS3. (

08 August 2010, 06:59 PM
Nice works, everyone.

Hey bro assembler, dont you want to try to paint with something different that the color pencils? The color areas are so uncovered...

I did a bit research and according to wiki the so called black swan event can also mean high-impact, hard-to-predict, and rare event that is beyond the realm of normal expectations in history, science, finance and technology.

So that is why i created this
Done in PS, in 1,3hour

08 August 2010, 07:01 PM
Nice sketches everyone.

Photoshop CS2, approx 45 minutes.

08 August 2010, 08:39 PM
wow, this is really beautiful nannaia :applause:

08 August 2010, 11:06 AM
Long time since my last DSF.

Took a different approach, sort of a 'legends of the guardians' inspired.
Was a black swan, but it seemed to work better white swan with black armor. Still counts :P

About 60mn

08 August 2010, 05:37 PM
Some awesome sketches here guys! Great job:thumbsup:

One quick from me, about 15 - 20 minutes using PS.

08 August 2010, 08:19 PM
Here´s my quick sketch. I went for a Phoenix like image.

20 min PS+Wacom Intuos 4 Medium

08 August 2010, 11:12 PM
CP, ~8mn

08 August 2010, 07:58 PM
Hey Creeto, really good concept, you´ve loads of imagination! congrats!

08 August 2010, 07:50 PM
thanx a lot jlmayen. this one came to me kinda natural :)

09 September 2010, 10:13 PM (
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Photoshop - Around one hour

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