2D Artwork: Devcon Cover

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  1. Josh

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    So i bought some comic boards from eon prod not too long ago

    my first ones evah

    so the reason i bought them was to try some real sequentials. give it a real go. Not long ago i wrote myself a 5 paged script which centers on the Autobot Bounty Hunter named Devcon

    so anyways, after a bit of concepting [giving Devcon a new alt mode, sketching some page layouts for when i draw the sequentials] i decided to break in the boards and give it a try

    so earlier today i sketchd a rough layout of a mock cover for my sequentials, then i put pencil to paper and pic to photoshop and ended up with this

    didnt turn out too bad i dont think
    [and its so weird drawing on such big paper xD im so used to 8.5x11 :p ]


    so yeah. and as a disclaimer, no this aint a real IDW book comin out [tho how sweet would a devcon one shot be? xD]

    all art by me ;) 
     
  2. RobotMaster

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    Cool! I'd love to see a Devcon one-shot! He's way too underused...
     
  3. Wreckie

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    Looks moody, doesn't he? :D 

    Gobsmackingly good.
     
  4. Lonewolf

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    I agree.

    Great stuff Josh :thumb 
     
  5. nkelsch

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    We gonna see sleeezardo?

    I would love to see a comic in your style.
     
  6. Bluestreak420

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    Nice one Josh...and I know what you mean about big paper takes a little getting used to but if you're like me once you get a feel for it 8.5 x 11 will feel like a post it note to you :p  My only crit would be the lack of detail in his face. With that much of a close-up there should be some more detail you normally wouldn't see at a normal distance IMO, especially being a cover

    slightly off topic question for BW fans out there...did anyone else think Depthcharge was a reincarnation of Devcon? I always did but never shared the thought just curious to what others thought
     
  7. nkelsch

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    He might have gone to "Devcon's school of whacked-out bounty hunting" but they were not the same.

    After the great TF reformating into the more energy efficiant modes (maximal/vehicon upgrades) Devcon was upgraded and exists within the beast machines universe in the Botcon comics.

    So he exists as Devcon after Depthcharge in BW so they are different characters.

    http://www.custommasters.com/Devcon.htm

    PS: More sleezardo...
     
  8. alphie

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    Very cool. :thumb 
     
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    It's a great piece of art. But I don't think it would work well for a cover. And for the following reasons:

    1) Devcon isn't an estabilished Transfomers character. That cover wouldn't sell to the masses who don't read Transformers regularly or haven't been Transformers fans in ages. And I doubt they'd ever remember him from the show OR from the latter comics.

    2) You can't really tell who it is! I mean, we know it's Devcon because of the lettering and those of us who follow Transformers religiously. A better cover would have probably been a pin-up shot in some striking pose.

    3) Too many little bolts. You give the impression that he's HUGE ... that those are ENORMOUS bolts holding together his face, etc. But in reality, an average sized human is taller than his head, leading to the thought that either Devcon is human created, or that the picture is over-detailed.

    I'm not trying to rain on the parade, but with all this glaring praise, SOMEONE had to come out and say it ;) 

    Good work overall though bro.
     
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    I like it. :thumb 
     
  11. Josh

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    nah man i appreciate the crits much

    like i said, its bigger paper so itll take some getting used to, in regards to what kind of details would work and what wouldnt so i appreciate you sharing your thoughts man
     
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    Sweet cover man.:thumb 
     
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    love it man awsome work
     
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    Hey Josh, fancy bumping into you here :)  you know i Luv your stash
     
  15. Runamuck

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    I love it! Defcon gets his time to shine!
     

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