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  08 August 2004
CgTalk Daily Sketch 74: "The Way of the Samurai"

"The way of the Samurai"
By Cyanid

Posted Aug 11 6:30 EST

Welcome to the cgtalk sketch group.

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  08 August 2004
The way of the Samurai

1 hour, pencil & paper, wacom, painter and ps

  08 August 2004
nice topic
PSP7 Wacom
  08 August 2004
Pen & Paper / Photoshop CS / Wacom / 1hr - 1.5hrs

The Way of the Samurai

SalamanderCoral: Awesome. Love your samurai.

Cyanid: Great Picture, I like the way it flows.

Last edited by MustardWash : 08 August 2004 at 10:21 PM.
  08 August 2004
Not really sure what kind of weapon that is...I kind of had this like stick thing and then I used a distortion tool and made it look really sharp. Anyways, Here's mine.
1 hour/painter and a bit of photoshop

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I used a pic of Jet Li from "HERO" as a reference pic.

Last edited by majofo : 08 August 2004 at 01:25 AM.
  08 August 2004
About an hour. Pencil & Paper, wacom, PS CS, Painter

W I L L S W E A T dot C O M
  08 August 2004
SalamanderCoral: I like this style
MustardWash & Cyanid: nice sense of movement
majofo: weird weapon indeed
WillSweat: hehe

Here's mine, 2h15, photoshop.
Spent too much time on lineart, shouldn't have done it.. bad habit..

My graphic design portfolio:
My illustration portfolio:
  08 August 2004
2 hours pencil & paper, 0.5 hour PShop.

Maybe I should've used some refs. , 'cos I struggled with the poses.
Still not happy, but I've to go to bed...

Oh yeah, sorry for size, samurai's must hold some distance when they duel

  08 August 2004
one,about 1h photoshop,
the other : one whole confused night, photoshop
cool, Art2!
powerfull pose, cyanid.

where the way ends...

couldn't resist.
  08 August 2004
lonely . ..

90mins painter

shoque: first thought: whoa .. .
Drumwhore: very clean - the extra time paid off
Cyanid: powerful
Art2: really like the warrior with the hat

great work everyone as always.
  08 August 2004
PS, 2 hours - really need to get better with this painting stuff (and drawing as well), so here goes:

And yeah I know, it looks like he's got an oversized kitchen knife in has hands instead of a real samurai blade
  08 August 2004

Pretty cool group u got here! i'll be giving it a try.
Before that, anyone can tell me how to post the sketch?
  08 August 2004
Shoque, Awesome work! I love the dress(?) of the warrior on the second image.
Art2, Beautiful, and the poses are fine. Nice.
Drumwhore, coool I like the style much.
Mustardwash, Great samurai on the foreground really great. Maybe you should remove the blood on the background.

all others: nice work keep it up

daily sketch really makes you better!
  08 August 2004
Talking the way of the samurai

wow!! great work guys...

salamander: i like your sketch man... its awesome!!..
drumwhore: super neat!!
shoque: i like the dojo feel.... great sketches...i envy your lighting...

here's mine
i thought of giving up... but my spirit won't let me...

Last edited by TheUnkind : 08 August 2004 at 11:02 AM.
  08 August 2004
Well, a little late, but here it is:

paper, pen, photoshop, 1.5 hr


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