2D Artwork: Wheee! ... (lie)

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  1. wannabeGeorge

    wannabeGeorge Art Mercenary

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    Wheee! ... (lie) (Updated!)

    Heh, what a way to get back into drawing TFs: drawing Wheelie, the crummiest of toys and characters to come from the franchise. But I feel the compulsion to draw him. This is for the boxart I'm designing for the current Takara reissue (I'll have none of that pseudo G1 boxart, thank you). Up next: Kup ... then colors ... then the world!
     

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  2. Josh

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    you somehow managed to make him cool lookin o____o


    actually, in all honesty, i have no real idea why everybody hates him. Granted i've never seen much after season 2/Movie so maybe i missed out on his idiocy. Though i will give you that he had a pretty annoying voice in the movie
     
  3. cromagnus

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    wheelie rules

    You know doing wheelies are cool. All the way down the street on one tire.
    Clean and compact with a cracker smile to boot!
    I think that's awesome. nice work.
    -amitabah :dj 
     
  4. Acid Wing

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    Very clean lines and love how you made Wheelie look more mature.
     
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    I'm loving that 'back to basics but still light years ahead of the cartoon' look you've got going there. You even managed to make Wheelie look heroic!
     
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    I don't like Wheelie but I have to admit that your concept is great. Looks like a regular happy kid, kinda he is playing soccer or something.
    Just Megatron! :thumbs2: 
     
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    Rattrap587 Maximal Ground Operations

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    Me likes! :D 
     
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    ... what he's not giving an anime girl a wedge then getting his clock cleaned :p 

    Nice pic:thumb 
     
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    Wow, great job! That would make great boxart
     
  10. wannabeGeorge

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    Thanks for the comments guys :)  I've been comparing it to DW and Studio Ox stuff and it still seems inferior by far ... someday I'll be that good ... someday :) 
     
  11. wannabeGeorge

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    I tried to incorporate a bunch of feedback into my revised version. Hope y'all like :) 
     
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    LagunaL8 It's MOVIN'!! いざトイレへ!!

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    Interesting : D
     
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    I don't know. The character doesn't look like Wheelie. I may write an 18 page essay to explain why, but I'm too lazy :p 



    Actually it looks great. I like your use of perspective when it comes to the limbs. The rubs sign is a definite plus and the facial expression kind of evokes the 'happy go lucky' look he had in the cartoon. The only thing that kind of bothers me is the way his head is positioned. It just seems unnaturall. Still, those are some great lines.
     
  14. wannabeGeorge

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    I have to agree ... I've started putting colors on him, and I'm realizing that my efforts to include toy and cartoon elements have resulted in his not looking like either. That'll teach me :p 
     
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    Hmmm, doesn't look pathetically lame enough for be Wheelie.
     
  16. wannabeGeorge

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    Updated with flats :) 
     
  17. wannabeGeorge

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    And those're the colors :) 
     
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    I used to hate Wheelie but, thanks to your excellent art, I want to marry him.

    Thankyou for these feelings of confusion.

    I don't suppose you'd consider doing a Binaltech/Alternator character, would you? :) 
     
  19. wannabeGeorge

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    I'd love to ... if/when I get a chance. I have Kup to finish and a project to complete before Botcon ... after that I might have the time.
     
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    Wow, you made Wheelie look good! Great stuff!
     

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