2D Artwork: Lil Formers - Mirage

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  1. MattMoylan

    MattMoylan Well-Known Member

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  2. Primus

    Primus Beware, the modelers. Veteran

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    Awesome! One question though.... WHERE IS COSMOS?!?!?!? :D 
     
  3. MattMoylan

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    Hah, I do actually really want to do a Cosmos, I just haven't thought up a good gag for him yet. Dont' worry, he'll get his kick in the teeth ( or faceplate) eventually....

    I do have a little poll up on allspark to pick who I'll do next though. these are guys I already have some ideas for:

    http://www.allspark.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=16777
     
  4. CdnShockwave

    CdnShockwave The Prince of Poses TFW2005 Supporter

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    :lol  good one!
     
  5. Venksta

    Venksta Render Project Creations TFW2005 Supporter

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    If Ratchet cared, he could just upgrade Mirage to his classics version. :D  Great job dude. :thumb 
     
  6. Supreme Prime

    Supreme Prime Supreme Cosmic Being

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    They are all just so funny. :lolol 
     
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    OMG! Another one! These ahve me LoL everytime!

    btw, the link to your citybots.jpg does not go there, mebbe you can fix that.

    iDD
     
  8. $5HotRod

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    These are really good! May I request a funny Trailbreaker one?
     
  9. MattMoylan

    MattMoylan Well-Known Member

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    Oops! Thanks, Fixed it.

    All depends on if one comes to me. But I can't promise it'll be funny....perhaps funny-esque. ;) 
     
  10. Sy-Rein

    Sy-Rein Rogue Stunticon

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    Ya these are great, keep up the awesome work!
     
  11. nkelsch

    nkelsch Do you know this Icon? TFW2005 Supporter

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    What do you make these in? How long do they take to do one?

    Are they drawn by hand then scanned or are they done digitally?

    What program do you make the outlines in?

    I love drawing SD transformers, but they take forever to draw for me.

    I would be interested to hear any advice or experience you have. I love the flexible SD robots style you have going on... My SDs are so stiff, like SD gundam models.
     
  12. Gears

    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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  13. MattMoylan

    MattMoylan Well-Known Member

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    Dude, your sprites kick so much ass! :)  I'll try to answer everything...

    How I make them... I draw em by hand, then scan them, and ink & colour them in photoshop. It takes me maybe 45 mins to draw a strip, and about 3 hours to ink, colour, & letter. Though I don't usually do it all at once, I work on them a bit at a time when I can. The Mirage one I actually drew a week and a half ago but only got to inks/colours last night due to a massvie hard drvie failure crossed with canadian thanksgiving heh..

    I started off doing all the varied lineweights in the original drawing, but now I draw em more simply. I wait until I'm inking to add teh extra line weights. I've also started to rely on photoshop to fix mistakes too , like if the neck is too long, or like here how I redid the head in this Fort Max pic:

    http://i87.photobucket.com/albums/k142/wulfferine/citysketch.jpg

    I dont' know if this makes me lazy or crafty ;) 

    But yeah, the only tools are a sketchbook, phtoshop, and a wacom tablet. (saving up for a Cintiq, it WILL be mine!)
     
  14. Sheba

    Sheba FF 1 Badman=Cyclonus

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    :lol  :lolol  :lol  :lolol 
     
  15. nkelsch

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    Thanks dude... I envy people who can draw with pad and pencil. How your sketches can end up as such cool digital art is amazing. I never can seem to handle drawing a wireframe or the circles on paper and the drawing over them on the paper.

    I think that little bit of 'drawing' gives a picture soul which I can't get.

    I was inspired by you to make an SD drawing but I still can't seem to get things to my liking. This was done in Photoshop with 'teh mouse' as I can't seem to draw robots on paper.

    [​IMG]

    Well, anywho... keep it up. I want to buy a t-shirt with a comic panel on it :) 
     
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    excellent job to both matt and nick.

    Such a cute prime eheh
     
  17. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    o_O 

    sorry, no offense nick, but i did a double take on that XD
     
  18. nOObiE do0

    nOObiE do0 noobious maximus

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    Man I love your work....<cracks whip>Now get in the kitchen and make more!!
    hehe
     
  19. MattMoylan

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    Looks sweet!

    Well, I think the way I keep a little life in my guys is that I use a pressure sensitive tablet rather than a mouse. That way I can have 'imperfect' lines rather than the perfect consistent lines you get with the mouse.
     
  20. Viper_486

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    Mr Moylan, your work is fantastic, and easily one of my all time fav TF cartoon strips.
    Do you, by any chance sell signed prints?
     

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