artwork

The place to share your artwork.

Moderators: VR7, Heretic, EZero8, Draco Starcloud

Post Reply
Xadu
Mecha Flunky
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:41 am

artwork

Post by Xadu » Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:43 am

hello all, i figured i should post my gallery, witch mainly contains FSS mecha, hope you like.
http://xadu.deviantart.com/

assault gundam
Newtype Emo Guy
Posts: 259
Joined: Sat Dec 02, 2006 9:21 am
Location: PEI, Canada

Post by assault gundam » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:03 am

:shock:

those....are....AMAZING. Very well made. No real design flaw i can see
"The person who said the pen is mightier than the sword obviously never encountered automatic weapons"

Xadu
Mecha Flunky
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:41 am

Post by Xadu » Fri Feb 15, 2008 10:56 am

Thank you sir, i'm still improving. Also I would like to do a Gundam, however I do not watch the series, is there a specific type of gundam that is more popular/liked? Thanks.

Hyakushiki
Okawara x Katoki Love Child
Posts: 1241
Joined: Mon Mar 05, 2007 8:07 pm

Post by Hyakushiki » Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:02 pm

Just look over some Mobile Suit designs for reference, most Gundams share similar design elements experiment to see which might be the most interesting for you to draw. Get a feel for a Gundam's look and proportions first and work from there, I'm sure with your skills you can make most any MS look awesome.
Don't send a coordinator to do a newtype's job!

User avatar
Draco Starcloud
Traitor Villain
Posts: 1364
Joined: Sun Mar 05, 2006 7:21 pm
Contact:

Post by Draco Starcloud » Fri Feb 15, 2008 12:51 pm

Your mechs look great and you do a great job of shading the colors too!
Chris wrote:IMMA CHARGIN MAH MAHQ @_@
Draco's Lair - Latest Update: 1/9/10

User avatar
Nightwing03
OMG Doomsday Laser
Posts: 1266
Joined: Sat Jan 06, 2007 12:14 am
Location: I'm to your left! No your other left!
Contact:

Post by Nightwing03 » Fri Feb 15, 2008 4:52 pm

Ahh! Very Good hand drawn mechs you got there! I just had a quick look at a few of em and i gotta say that they are indeed awesome! Btw, the deviation "Untouchable" <---That is hot.
♣♦♠♥

User avatar
Seraphic
OMG Doomsday Laser
Posts: 1433
Joined: Fri Jun 22, 2007 1:56 am
Location: Inside the barrel of Wing Zero's left Buster Rifle.
Contact:

Post by Seraphic » Sat Feb 16, 2008 11:20 pm

Xadu, if you want to try a Gundam, I can only honestly recommend just finding one that you feel in tune with. Yeah, it sounds kind of weird, but find a subject that fits your aesthetic tastes. You can try drawing a Gundam because you like its story, or maybe you just love the design of its frame. I hope you find one that suits you.

And it's also my opinion that maybe you should try to work on one that doesn't appear very often in artwork. Seeing the same Gundam over and over isn't much fun, either. Maybe something rare like the F-95, but that's only if you like boxes and geometry. You seem to lean towards the whole organic look. =p

Heck, if anything, make up your own Gundam. That'd be better than anything. You probably haven't studied enough frames to know what you're doing though, but it'll make the frame come out very unique. Give that a shot if you want. Have fun with it.
"Red particles are bad, they mutate you into... dead? But green/blue particles are good, apparently, for reasons and for purposes yet to be determined. Isn't science sometimes nicely color-coded?"
-Antares

GW: The Sword . Sera's Art . Gameplay . The Lost Citadel

User avatar
crashlegacy14
Mysterious Masked Dude
Posts: 511
Joined: Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:38 am
Location: In the Zaku's cockpit. Yes, the one that just exploded.
Contact:

Post by crashlegacy14 » Wed Feb 20, 2008 3:28 pm

...wow. that's the only thing I can say right off the top of my head.
considering your background and eye for detail I'd say start off with the strike gundam from see, it's got a very "human" proportion set to it and while decently armored the limbs aren't every thick compared previous gundam series, plus the strike has an ass load of details for you to have fun with.
Crash's Mecha Design Works
Crash's Mecha Based RPG
-----------------//-----------
ShadowCell wrote: Perspective. It's great.
CrashLegacy14 wrote: my immortal enemy: Perspective.

User avatar
Ascension
HE IS NOT A CHAR!
Posts: 1474
Joined: Wed May 31, 2006 11:50 pm

Post by Ascension » Wed Feb 20, 2008 4:01 pm

*on topic*

Your mechanical design is great, especially that one sketch with the internal leg framework. I <3 internals.

*off topic*

Now that I've got the mecha-related stuff out of the way... your various Rogue fanart is amazing. :D The mechs are all well and good, but please, don't neglect the humans. :!:
Don't call it a comeback...
...in fact, it's best if you forget I was ever here before.

Xadu
Mecha Flunky
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:41 am

Post by Xadu » Wed Mar 12, 2008 7:47 am

Thank you all so much! lately i have experimented witch different drawing styles since I'm a detail freak, i can spend up to one hour on a leg part so I switched to ink for a bit. I kind of like the rough unfinished lines and the entire 'sketch' look of it, beauty is in imperfection so to speak. But I really want your opinion on this.

http://xadu.deviantart.com/art/Fighter-Pilot-79700005

http://xadu.deviantart.com/art/Rodjavor-79712852

http://xadu.deviantart.com/art/Femma-79713671

compared to my usual drawing style...?

User avatar
OddlucK
Newtype Emo Guy
Posts: 278
Joined: Sat Jun 16, 2007 4:11 pm
Location: Over there... No, there...

Post by OddlucK » Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:54 pm

I love it! Compared to your usual style? I don't know. I like them both quite a lot. :)

Xadu
Mecha Flunky
Posts: 9
Joined: Fri Feb 15, 2008 6:41 am

Post by Xadu » Mon Mar 17, 2008 2:33 pm


Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests