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Lego 4 Cash Art

Postby Peppermint Pig » Sat Jun 10, 2006 1:56 am

I had some fun in Painter today:

It's a Lego want-ad idea.

Here's a large shot of the character. Excuse my poor proportions, this was a quick illustration without any references.

And a little Bob Ross action going on. My brother said it reminds him of Basketball game fans with rainbow clown wigs on holding up John 3:16 or some other odd banner. Enjoy!
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Postby Fry_slayer » Sat Jun 10, 2006 3:24 am

Painter colored these... and it was a quick job? Great stuff

:twisted: Gotta check the software out, the endless possiblity of quality mayhem awaits
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Postby JoshWedin » Sat Jun 10, 2006 3:46 am

Those are pretty cool!

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Postby smcginnis » Sat Jun 10, 2006 4:35 am

These are really great, Pep! I like the LEGO bills, and the fig is cool too. Hil-hair-ious hair, too (yeah, I know, kinda dumb). I agree that the proportions are a little off, but they're still way better than I could do. I have to start using Painter again, I've been using Photoshop a lot more nowadays.

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Postby Sir Terrance » Fri Jun 16, 2006 12:57 am

Wow, very nice! Did you use a tablet?

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Postby Peppermint Pig » Fri Jun 16, 2006 2:49 am

Yes. I have a first generation Wacom Graphire tablet. About 100 USD and it came with a free version of Painter. I have Painter 8 now, but the free version is more than enough to do great art with.
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Postby Recluce » Fri Jun 16, 2006 3:57 am

I'm impressed with what you can do with a Wacom. I'm still struggling to get comfortable with it.
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Postby Peppermint Pig » Tue Aug 01, 2006 11:24 am

Well, just remember to practice! Actually, it helps that it is digital paint. You can always fix mistakes that way. I rely on simple tools, such as the Sable Tip, pencil (use dark gray instead of black, it improves the pencil lines), and either an airbrush or a just add water blurring tool. That's all I need to create MOST things... there are other techniques such as using pastels to create richer texture while blobbing a figure, THEN going back with airbrushes and pens to refine the edges and details.

New art. This outputted version is a little small...

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Postby Remyth » Tue Aug 01, 2006 5:17 pm

Nice pics. I have always wanted to try something like this, but when I did, my gut looked more like a monkey than a LEGO minifig :oops: .
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Postby Crazy Boy » Wed Aug 16, 2006 1:45 pm

Sweet, I've always wanted to get a tablet, also is this software corel painter?
or is it just something else?
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Postby dJOLe_sk8 » Wed Aug 16, 2006 1:56 pm

WOW,I must get that software...
I mainly work in Cinema 4D (animation,modeling and rendering)
Favourite part of mine here are those bills,too...
but,mate... those proportions are really horibble :wink: :lol:

Great artwork,I'm waiting for,perhapss,some medieval art...
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Postby g2 » Fri Jan 05, 2007 2:39 am

Crazy Boy wrote:...I've always wanted to get a tablet...

I think I will be getting myself a tablet also.....I am off to have a look on ebay.
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