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by Zubby
Sat Dec 30, 2006 12:56 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Experimenting Over The Break
Replies: 3
Views: 2221

Experimenting Over The Break

I've been using the holiday break to draw for myself, trying to solidify ideas for stories and experiment with some styles and designs to see if I can find something that clicks for me. So... what do you guys and gals think of this experiment I put together tonight? http://www.makeshiftmiracle.com/A...
by Zubby
Mon Nov 13, 2006 6:37 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Makeshift Book Launch Image
Replies: 6
Views: 2688

Makeshift Book Launch Image

Tying in to my livejournal post about my book launch party , here's an image I illustrated to help promote the event: http://www.makeshiftmiracle.com/Artwork/MakeshiftLaunch-Color.jpg It was fun taking the things I've been learning about Photoshop and revisiting the character, especially since there...
by Zubby
Fri Oct 20, 2006 8:49 am
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Painting Class - 50's Punk
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

HERE'S THE STEP-BY-STEP PROCESS OF THE PIC Rather than starting off with a tight piece of line art (which is how I normally work) I tried to build up forms almost entirely with tone. As hard as it is to do when you're starting with blobs of paint you have to trust yourself at each stage even when t...
by Zubby
Thu Oct 19, 2006 11:49 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Painting Class - 50's Punk
Replies: 2
Views: 1461

Painting Class - 50's Punk

Even though my schedule is kind of crazy I've been taking a weekly digital painting class to improve my skills with Photoshop and try to increase my understanding of color and rendering. Several of the classes have been useful, but tonight's was the first one where I felt like I had a real Eureka ki...
by Zubby
Sun Oct 01, 2006 1:33 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Monolith and Friend
Replies: 12
Views: 3807

Latest sketch for myself... playing with line and texture:

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by Zubby
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:22 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Monolith and Friend
Replies: 12
Views: 3807

Actually, the twist is that Monolith is the name of the bird. :)
by Zubby
Sat Sep 30, 2006 5:14 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Meet the Doctor
Replies: 5
Views: 2702

Now we need a Leon VS Mr. T combo. :)
by Zubby
Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:35 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Video game design
Replies: 8
Views: 2549

Nice mood in all 3 pieces.

Try using Color and Overlay layers in Photoshop for the main tones and occasionally a Screen with the opacity turned down quite a bit for glows... all 3 types can be quite effective.
by Zubby
Fri Sep 29, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Monolith and Friend
Replies: 12
Views: 3807

Monolith and Friend

Searching for character ideas. I like the way this one turned out:

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Drawn and colored in Photoshop.
by Zubby
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: one thursday morning
Replies: 9
Views: 2521

The simplicity of the concept gives way to some really nice interplay of the light and dark patterning overtop of each other.

Kick ass.
by Zubby
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:25 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Turtle
Replies: 21
Views: 6066

I like the subtle rendering across its skin. Fun proportions and expression.

Really nice stuff.
by Zubby
Thu Sep 28, 2006 9:24 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Glurglee...
Replies: 3
Views: 1483

Glurglee...

Sketch done for myself today in Photoshop CS2:

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Yes, one-armed goblin mystics say "Glurglee...".
by Zubby
Mon Sep 18, 2006 8:45 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Zubby Summer Art Dump
Replies: 12
Views: 3847

Thanks so much for the positive feedback.

I will post in other threads and stuff too, I've just been busy as all get out here lately.
by Zubby
Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:52 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Zubby Summer Art Dump
Replies: 12
Views: 3847

I was on an Invader Zim fan art kick for a bit during the summer too:

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by Zubby
Sun Sep 17, 2006 8:51 pm
Forum: Illustration/Animation/Design Lounge
Topic: Zubby Summer Art Dump
Replies: 12
Views: 3847

Zubby Summer Art Dump

I've been meaning to start posting on this forum for a while, but am finally getting around to it now. Oh well, better late than never. Anyways, below are some digital illustration experiments from the summer. I'll post new artwork from time to time as I work towards creating a new comic story for m...