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Post by Mr. Author » Sat May 03, 2003 9:53 am

Her legs should actually be about half a head height longer. The lower legs would be the ones getting lengthened.

Check the midpoint of the body (also known as the crotch). Note how it seems to be too low. The length of the legs from the midpoint down should be precisely the legnth from the midpoint up, otherwise you're dealing with some sort of midget.

I'm not using my computer at this moment, so I don't have access to my vast database of body studies, otherwise I could show you
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The One Who is Not Whole

Post by Mr. Author » Mon May 12, 2003 4:14 pm

This is an image for a prestige class, one far more serious than my last two outings. It is the 'Psychopomp,' a psionic mediator between the realm of the living and the dead.

I worked out the coloring in almost no time at all; the speed at which it emerged surprised me. Still, it came out looking really good.

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And the dreams begin......

Post by Mr. Author » Mon May 12, 2003 4:21 pm

Stage One: After handling infested pieces of meteorites or drinking exposed water, the victim contracts the bacterium. Over the next several days, the xenobacteria extracts genetic material from throughout the body. It is during this time that the victim experiences audio and visual hallucinations, in addition to tentacular dreams, due to the settling of the bacterium in the spinal fluid and bone marrow.. These dreams do not pass until stage five of the infection, and only become more vivid as the infection spreads.

Drawn in illustration class.

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I got a new toy!

Post by Mr. Author » Fri May 16, 2003 8:00 am

And that toy is Adobe Illustrator.

This here is my first attempt at doing anything with it.

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Here's the newest batch.

Post by Mr. Author » Tue Jun 17, 2003 1:11 am

(previous image didn't wanna appear)

This is the zen buddhist machine. In a world where robots try to become human, it seeks to become more than human, since it already has the perfect body. It thus seeks the perfect mind, one of having no mind.
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Re: Here's the newest batch.

Post by goodmangames » Tue Jun 17, 2003 4:43 am

Mr. Author wrote:This is the zen buddhist machine. In a world where robots try to become human, it seeks to become more than human, since it already has the perfect body. It thus seeks the perfect mind, one of having no mind.
That's a great image. I love the combination of techno/anime and meditative bliss. For some reason the style reminds me of something Moebius would do -- maybe it's the clean, decisive lines on her upper body. Have you ever read the Incal series? It reminds me of that.
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Post by Mr. Author » Tue Aug 12, 2003 4:14 am

I've been working very hard on machines lately, so I've put out some ideas for the "Seraphim" mecha series from my writing. The tail fin opens up and the wings unfold into giant feathery-looking flapping wings. The idea seems sound to me, I just can't draw it any better.

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I hate drawing machines!

I've also been working on my novel lately, too. I finally got someone interested - but I don't know if that's a good thing.

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Post by Mr. Author » Sat Aug 23, 2003 3:02 pm

New artwork for a friend's campaign setting. The thing that went through my head at the time? "Clive Barker's Wizard of Oz."

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New! It's new!

Post by Mr. Author » Mon Oct 13, 2003 8:21 am

Kali the Barracuda, from Friday's Shadowrun game....

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She's a wasteland ganger. What do you want?
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Post by Mr. Author » Mon Dec 01, 2003 4:50 am

Boredom during Shadowrun = Teratomorphic Queen
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Other bits and sketchies....

Ryoko vs. Gregory, no holds barred!
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Ryoko's head:
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After the fight:
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And Gregory's new and improved look:
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Post by goodmangames » Mon Dec 01, 2003 3:37 pm

Those are some great pics! I love the teratomorpohic queen and the Ryoko pics.
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Post by Mr. Author » Thu Dec 11, 2003 11:12 pm

Got bored while my computer was being repaired....

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Close up of the eye, showing off the serial number of the cybernetic parts:
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Post by goodmangames » Tue Dec 16, 2003 10:44 am

Mr. Author wrote:Got bored while my computer was being repaired....
Very nice! I love the head... all the proportions are perfect, and quite elegnat. It reminds me of Princess Di.
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Post by Mr. Author » Tue Dec 16, 2003 2:50 pm

Cool! Glad it's working out....

I have two more pics, one in an olderstyle with techniques gealned form my recent practice, and another in the newer style I'm trying to develop:

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I was playing around with Ryoko's dreams and the transformation.....

And the Beatrice "Hood" Margot:

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Post by Mr. Author » Wed Dec 17, 2003 3:22 pm

Slow day.

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Post by Mr. Author » Mon Dec 22, 2003 8:14 pm

Two more!

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An unifinished new picture of Ryoko.

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And a new sketchy of Wasted Zero. The last thing a cattle rustler sees!

Imagine, it's 1867. Night at a saloon...suddenly, that thing comes bursting through the wall, grabs one of the patrons, a known bounty head, drags him into the street, kicking and screaming, tears off his head, wraps it in newspaper, and stalks of into the night, its back puffing steam that seems to dance and contort with the screaming faces of the damned. What do you do?
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Post by Mr. Author » Thu Jan 08, 2004 2:19 pm

My computer, it works again!

Finally, I have artwork of Lisa the 50s beatnik android that doesn't suck!

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Ah, and someone's requested Shadowrun character....
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Post by goodmangames » Thu Jan 08, 2004 6:36 pm

Mr. Author wrote:My computer, it works again!

Finally, I have artwork of Lisa the 50s beatnik android that doesn't suck!

Ah, and someone's requested Shadowrun character....
Interesting how the noses affect these! Lisa look great. I think it's her nose that gives her a sense of depth. The Shadowrun character also looks good, but seems more flat -- I think because the nose isn't as 3-D as Lisa's somehow...
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Post by Mr. Author » Thu Jan 08, 2004 9:40 pm

Of course he looks flat. He's a Shadowrun character.

Lisa has been the bane of my existence to draw.
"Her face and neck were covered in costume plastic, the rest of her covered in a sleeveless black leotard. Her bare arms were adorned in black trim and elbow-length silk gloves. She looked much like a highly mobile mannequin with stiff, short hair."

I want to draw the right arm properly, with floral patterns. But I have only the cloth, and no model, for I am poor.

I'm about to just go to the mall, find someone, and just say, "You! You're gorgeous! I need you to stand in my living room and hold this cloth over your right arm, you know, so I can draw you!"

But I doubt that would work.
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Post by Mr. Author » Thu Jan 29, 2004 12:12 am

Got those floral patterns just right!

Lisa redux:
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