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#1 2008-06-16 14:56:07

xadrian
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New Reader - New Art

Greetings all.  Thought I'd introduce myself to the TadLands with a few drawings.  I just finished M,S&T and am sad I have no more of it to read.  I'm not a fast reader, I started with Dragonbone Chair in October of 07.  Seriously, that's 9 months of my life.  What an impact.

Anyway, it moved me to draw, though these are just sketches as I'm waiting for my finger to heal.  Hope you like them.  I want to do one for as many characters as I can remember, but render them much more than they are here.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xadrian/2573234904/

Cheers!

 

#2 2008-06-17 00:26:13

Sahi
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Re: New Reader - New Art

Wow! Those are absolutely awesome! I can't wait till your finger is healed and to see how much more awesome the finished work would be.


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#3 2008-06-17 07:07:39

ettelewen
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Re: New Reader - New Art

welcome!

nice work on the sketches, it's a very impressive set of images.
thanks for sharing them.


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#4 2008-06-17 09:39:26

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Re: New Reader - New Art

Ww, those are great indeed! Thanks for sharing! And welcome aboard!


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#5 2008-06-17 10:19:23

Outsider
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Re: New Reader - New Art

I love the Binibik and Quantaqa sketch. Perfect imagery.


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#6 2008-06-17 16:05:06

subphonic
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Re: New Reader - New Art

Some great sketches ther look forward to the finished drawings. Binabik is my favourite fictional  character...ever, so great to see a rendition of him.

Keep it up, (and good luck with the finger!)

Tim.

 

#7 2008-06-18 14:08:36

xadrian
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Re: New Reader - New Art

Thanks all.

These are really interesting to do because there's so little visual media tied to the characters that there's nothing to distract from whatever you imagine them to look like while reading.

 

#8 2008-06-20 09:09:23

xadrian
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Re: New Reader - New Art

Did four more.  Got a road trip coming up, hope to get more sketched out.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xadrian/2594775863/

 

#9 2008-06-20 13:26:37

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Re: New Reader - New Art

They're wonderful! Geloe reminds me of someone, but I can't figure out who.


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#10 2008-06-22 03:38:10

Sahi
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Re: New Reader - New Art

I never picture things in books very clearly, but your sketches are eerily matching the feel of the book!


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#11 2008-06-22 09:50:33

Wolfshade
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Re: New Reader - New Art

nice job!!


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