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Old 01 January 2008   #1
A strange case, Craig Sellars (2D)



Title: A strange case
Name: Craig Sellars
Country: Canada
Software: Photoshop

Attempted to create a moody, and slightly strange take on the classic detective genre. Comments are welcome and appreciated.

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Old 01 January 2008   #2
excellent image,

you have accomplished what you say you were aiming for. everything seems coherent.

good job!

4/5
 
Old 01 January 2008   #3
nice mood and lighting. and it has a very nice noir feel to it.

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Old 01 January 2008   #4
really nice concept. i would move the robot and doctor figures a bit closer to the center so that the doc isnt being cut off, but yea, aside that this image is kick butt.
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Old 01 January 2008   #5
Post I love the Dick Tracy style!

The composition and the mood are just great.
5* from me, cheers!
 
Old 01 January 2008   #6
Great retro style and concept
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Old 01 January 2008   #7
just awesome; you always know you`ve done a good job when one picture tells you the whole story
great genre mixture, 4 stras from me
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Old 01 January 2008   #8
Yes very well done and great mood. Maybe you can desaturate and contrast a little the picture to emphasize the "film noir" effect. Anyway, very good job ;-)
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Old 01 January 2008   #9
Very well done, beautiful picture...
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Old 01 January 2008   #10
Wow! Excellent job man .. your brushstrokes and lightning are incredible .. 5 stars from me
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Old 01 January 2008   #11
wow - this is brilliant - one of the more interesting pieces I've seen here lately - it reminds me of Edward Hopper's paintings, and the addition of the robot doesn't change it's legitimacy - some might liken it to sci-fi pulp novel cover art - but I think it's a stand-alone artistic piece!

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Old 01 January 2008   #12
I love it! A great idea executed perfectly. The angle of view and the character positions and body language all add up to create a smoky tension straight out of The Asphalt Jungle. I agree with Jim's point about the robot fitting in well. It's so cool! There's a great story in this somewhere. Top notch rendering too. 5*.

If you don't mind my asking, roughly how long did it take?
 
Old 01 January 2008   #13
Thanks for all the comments guys!

reviresco - I had been looking at old pulp illustrations and strived to acheive that feel.
As for Hopper..... well thanks very much!

agv - about an hour or two roughing it up, then an evening of finishing things off
and noodling.

Cheers all !
 
Old 01 January 2008   #14
looks great

love the artwork, and concept!
looks like a great idea
 
Old 01 January 2008   #15
great lighting, love the low angle. it definetely has tension
 
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