2D Artwork: Suits

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  1. TedimusPrime

    TedimusPrime Well-Known Member

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    Yea, my dad requested I do a carmax car for him so he could display it at work, so here it is.

    I need help doing a shadow, any suggestion or tips would be appreciated.

    ANY FORM OF CRITIQUE IS APPRECIATED :D 

    Anyway, here's Suits.

    Suits is the kind of bot whose intentions are rather hard to put a finger on. Decepticons recall bitterly about their business transactions with him while Autobots tend to openly recommend working with the sly salesman, though that may only reflect how trustworthy Suits thinks Decepticons are. Back before the war, he was a used chassis sales man, and once the war broke out he was successful enough to keep on doing what he had been for the last million years without siding with either faction. Now on earth, he continues his work to both Cybertronians and humans.

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  2. weeklyhero

    weeklyhero Prototytan

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    Very cool looking! I love the idea of a TF toting around a briefcase for business deals.
     
  3. The Madness

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    Great work as always TedimusPrime.
    The light seems soft and scattered, so I'd imagine a shadow would be the same and probably not hold much of a form anyway. So don't worry about it's shape too much since it won't have defined edges.

    The wheel-hub seems to stand out on the shaded side, but that's about all I can really add, besides the comment that it really is an interesting original character design.
     
  4. Algernon

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    Nice! I agree with The Madness, a soft light shadow seems right.
     
  5. B'Bantor

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    Very cool. He Reminds me a bit of Armada Sideswipe just much cooler.. especially the head & the briefcase can double as his sunroof in vehicle mode. That was nice of you to make this for your dad as he's obviously and rightfully proud of your talents.
     
  6. Crazy Ramjetty

    Crazy Ramjetty marvel's got it good

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    does his right leg read mad?
     
  7. TedimusPrime

    TedimusPrime Well-Known Member

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    It might.


    Anyways! Thank you all for the kind words, but I'm hoping to do a lot better next time.
     
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    Love how the red stripe down the chest looks like a tie. This bot reminds me of that Michael Douglas movie Falling Down.
     
  9. jonnyshaft

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    hi Ted
    I like what youre doing here. great design. I know youre serious about this, so I thought Id offer one suggestion- be very cognizant of your light source that falls on the figure. Id start out at one defined light source, and the way that ligt hits the object and the shjadows cast will unify your drawing that much more. I used to whip up quick clay models to see how light falls on things, after awhile it gets intuitive. I think youll see there are some areas illuminated in your piece that probably shouldnt be, and having them more in shadow will help to push those areas back in the space and give the bot more form and presence.
    Good luck, keep drawing!
    Jon
     
  10. moreprimeland

    moreprimeland Optimus told me to do it! Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    With a gun in his right hand and a briefcase in his left hand...you can't say no to CarMax salesbot. :D 

    Does the briefcase transform??

    Nice work!! Your dad should be proud! :thumb 
     
  11. TedimusPrime

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    Thanks for noticing it! I tried to make it look like he was wearing a business
    suit. He even has cuffs on his wrists (kinda).

    That's a really useful suggestion. I'm trying harder to focus on light sources, but as you've sited, I still have ways to go. Your suggestions help a lot.

    I imagine the briefcase works kinda like Animated swindles chest and transforms into a miniature space bridge.
     
  12. Shin Densetsu

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    I think bolder linework would do wonders because as is, the colors overpower your lines.
     
  13. TedimusPrime

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    I agree.
     
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    Wingnut Stayin' Alive!

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    Sweet! :D  :D  :D 
     

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