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Old 07-14-2005, 11:08 PM   #16
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No problem, nebezial!

Crankiest means: Meanest, most upset, angry, rude, unhappy and bad-tempered -
kind of like this:



This guy is cranky!

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Old 07-14-2005, 11:10 PM   #17
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Sorry Rudeone! My mistake... The avatar through me off a bit.

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Old 07-14-2005, 11:19 PM   #18
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GUYS / GALS!

PLEASE SEE THE NEWLY POSTED RULES HERE: #10

NOTE THAT ENTRIES MUST BE ORIGINAL FOR THIS CHALLENGE AND THAT YOU HAVE TWO WEEKS!!

GOOD LUCK!!!

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Old 07-15-2005, 07:33 AM   #19
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OK ... Rebecca threw me the gauntlet and smacked me in the face really hard. Ouch!

I don't need 2 weeks unless I want to add a background to this.
BRING IT ON REBECCA! WOOOOOOOT!!





Photoshop: 4 hours (maybe a bit longer ... lost track of time)
I started this with a quick gesture drawing I did in PS with the default charcoal flat brush. Then cleaned up my line drawing using a standard round brush. From there it was just paint, paint, paint. The shirt is actually a blown up photo of some guy's ugly shirt that I found on the net. I painted over this layer to add shadows that fit my character rather than the dorky guy in the pic that I used.

Eventually I dumped the line layer after I had all the colors down. Flipped the whole thing because it just looked better this way. Finally, because I kept the character's skin on a seperate layer I was able to easily desaturate him when I was done. Tada!

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Old 07-15-2005, 07:37 AM   #20
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hahah... nice one Kurt.... I like the poem. Is it the polynesian polyester that's making him so angry?

A little girl i once knew asked me "if everything used to be black and white in the olden days?". She'd watched some black and white films and it had confused her!
 
Old 07-15-2005, 10:29 AM   #21
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What could be meaner than burning a little girl's doll?

Great work everyone so far!!
 
Old 07-15-2005, 10:57 AM   #22
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Kirt,

I have a six pack now from laughing so hard. Thank you.

Ah, it is good indeed to know that there are others out in there in the digital community with a similarly twisted framework of mind. Rock on, my slightly off-kilter brother!

BTW:

Desaturated Grandpa Haiku
Like ripples outward
the sky
the lake
Nothingness
A pear
Bears!

paperclip,

At last! She emerges from the shadows! This piece rocks! Oh, I am having a most excellent morning. It is good to wake up to such cool dysfunctional funness! Desaturated Grandpas, Bonfire of the Dolls, oh my!

If you offer them a chance to express dysfunction...they will come... Thanks for joining the party, paperclip!

duddlebug,

Indeed it is fun to mess with little kids. J/K

Excellentage. This is going to be a good couple of weeks.

Kirt ~ I see your Desaturated Grandpa and I raise you *er, haven't thought of it yet*.

Ok, bye.



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Old 07-15-2005, 07:01 PM   #23
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Hmm. . . now we have two "twisted children's book illustration" threads.
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Quick sketch... cranky old guy at a restaurant complaing about his soup being cold (when indeed its not)...

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Old 07-16-2005, 10:04 AM   #25
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vegabros,

That is AWESOME!!! Your ability to depict cranky old men ASTOUNDS!!!

Rockin'.

Ilikesoup,

Indeed.

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He came out rather sleepy thank cranky... :/
 
Old 07-16-2005, 07:39 PM   #27
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Her0d,

lol!!! His t-shirt KILLS me! I can just picture him saying "Meh...donuts...beer...meh!" AWESOME!!

Thanks for posting this!

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Old 07-16-2005, 08:53 PM   #28
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my granny is still wip... but she knows KUNG FU
 
Old 07-16-2005, 09:28 PM   #29
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Thanks for inviting me for the chalenge Rebeccak. This is my first try. Maybe ill make another one later, its been very fun!
 
Old 07-17-2005, 02:27 AM   #30
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Can we post WIP's here or just our final entry?

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