CgTalk Daily Sketch 1953 55mn "Tesla"



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40 minutes in photoshop
10 on paper
Whenever I think Tesla I think Scifi stuff and directed energy weaponry. Tried a bit of a different style then I’m used to.


CP + PS, ~110mn final. + ~10mn for brush creation. made 3 brushes just for this


~55mn shot




GIMP, 55 mins. Ref was a screen from the movie “The Prestige”, featuring David Bowie as Nicola Tesla.


hey creeto, fantastic sketch!


Painter 55m


cs4; 55 minutes.


Hello everyone! Things have finally slowed down a bit for me, so I have time to sketch with you all again. Sadly I’m already feeling a bit rusty.

Anyway, Photoshop, around 50 min, and based off photo reference:



i don’t know what the hell a tesla is, so i sketched this. i call it tesla

30 min PS


40 min in PS.


Google is helpful about these things. :slight_smile:


Brilliant idea vfxart. Tesla definitely deserved to be the Tony Stark of his day.


Great sketches all!
I had the same idea as mecos …some kind of deepsea creature.
went a bit over the time limit…about 1h20m


PS. about 45 mins. Photo of Tesla used as reference.


photoshop 20 minutes


many thanx pearblossom! :slight_smile:


Yes, brilliant sketch you got there, Creeto :thumbsup:


oh, huge thanx daniel! :slight_smile:


42 min in GIMP


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