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Postby Bloodied Fox on Tue Jan 02, 2007 1:17 pm

Interesting. Sort of a toonier style. Looks rather dynamic
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Postby Karl Falcon on Tue Jan 02, 2007 1:53 pm

Indeed, especially the one in the lower left-hand corner. That face reminds me of Disney back when they didn't continually throw out schlock just to pay the bills (meaning sometime last century). Very expressive.
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Tue Jan 02, 2007 3:32 pm

Funny you mention that. That image is a study of the Sherrif of Nottingham from Robin Hood. Though it actually has more of a Don Karnage vibe to it. I'm basically trying to study how other people construct their faces since I basically designed my characters in a vacuum. I purposely didn't want my style to resemble an existing one at first inception. But now that I've more or less established my style, I want to try other things.
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Postby Gildedtongue on Tue Jan 02, 2007 7:24 pm

The Half-naked woofer is definately cute, like, "Nu-uh, you ain't getting any deeper."
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Postby Bloodied Fox on Tue Jan 02, 2007 9:27 pm

Gildedtongue wrote:The Half-naked woofer is definately cute, like, "Nu-uh, you ain't getting any deeper."


Don't we know it :P

And anything channeling Alan Rickman is automatically awesome. I shouldn't need to explain why...
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Tue Jan 02, 2007 9:50 pm

Oh, I meant the Disney one with the animals. But Alan Rickman rocks pretty hard.
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Postby Paul Escobar on Tue Jan 09, 2007 11:03 pm

Those sketches are made of win and awesome. Very lively and dynamic.
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Sun Jan 21, 2007 8:43 pm

Here's a sampler lage I'm working on. The first panel is going to be an overhead shot of teh building they're in with dialogue about going to dinner. Panel five is supposed to have ryan saying "be careful" or something like that. There will be a second page too.

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Postby Col on Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:20 pm

Looking good!
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Sun Jan 21, 2007 9:27 pm

Thanks. I'm really trying to pay attention to the eyes and give the characters different eye shapes. I'm still working on folds in clothing too. But I still suck at contrapposto because I don't practice enough.
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Postby Paul Escobar on Mon Jan 22, 2007 7:35 am

What Col said. Oh, not that this is new, but nice detail with the characters' ears reflecting their mood. They're like little emotion-thermometers.
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:19 am

Heh, yeah. I say if they have huge ears, may as well make use of them.
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Postby Paul Escobar on Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:27 am

Make that huge emotion-thermometers. Ears like that would make lying about how you feel pointless.

"You're angry with me."
"No I'm not!"
"I can see you're angry."
"Oh snap."
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:40 am

Ha! Though I don't really do it in my comic, tails can tell a lot about mood too.

Evan is a Coyote/ Border Collie hybrid, so I try to emphasize his enormous ears. Coyotes have massive ears relative to their body size.

Fun fact: Evan used to be named Ellis, and his ears were in a semi erect carriage. Long before that his name was Wendell.
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Mon Feb 19, 2007 11:58 pm

So Man in a Suit was magically in the area for a Magic Card Tournament, so he called me and we went over to the Scoop of Death (Baskin Robbins). While there, I drew this in his sketch book:

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I dunno, it just sort of happened. There are no feet because I ran out of paper.
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Postby Paul Escobar on Tue Feb 20, 2007 3:38 pm

Someone's feeling chipper! Good drawing, too. :)
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:42 pm

I was asked to make a scribbly drawing at work. Later I was told that it's going to be used in an ad and it's supposed to look like a small child drew it. If I had known that, I would've ignored my knowledge of perspective.

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Postby Col on Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:46 pm

Hah! Yeah, that's pretty advanced for a kid.
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Postby Paul Escobar on Wed Feb 21, 2007 6:58 pm

It's clearly drawn by a child prodigy. :wink:
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Postby TheSuburbanLetdown on Thu Mar 08, 2007 10:46 am

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A thread on endangered animals somehow led to this.
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