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Discussion in 'Fan Art' started by I_AM_GEEK, Apr 3, 2009.

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  1. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I don't think this is fan art, more me playing with photoshop but I had an idea for something I wanted to try and after scouring the net for a pic I settled on this one:

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/ANH-Ben_Kenobi-05919-1600.jpg]

    Then proceeded to cut out obiwan and then using the pen tool to trace sections over him and fill them with colour until I got this:

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/ANH-Ben_Kenobicopy.png]

    Now I'm quite happy with all of this except his mouth, beard and eye, I don't think they look quite right especially the mouth.

    So if anyone has got any suggestions I'd love to hear them. Each shape is on its own layer so I can change any part of it.

    Also this was me playing about with [link=http://www.photoshopstar.com/graphics/poster-from-the-words/]this[/link] photoshop tutorial.

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/stormtrooperposter.png]

    The stormtrooper mask I got off the net, and the text is from wookipedia,
    so I cant claim credit for it but it looks ok.

    So any suggestions on Obi's giant lips would be much appreciated:)
     
  2. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    I know about the lip problem when I paint stuff with acrylic paint or water colours. But actually I do not consider Obi´s lips as too big. Due to their soft pink colour they blend in nicely with the rest of his face. [face_love]

    As for the stormtropper helmet: great stuff! Reminds me of the various painted Vader masks that I saw during the SW exhibition in Brussels/ Belgium last summer with my Dutch husband and members of the GFFG. :D
     
  3. Cheveyo

    Cheveyo Jedi Master star 5

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    Great work. I think Ben's lips look big because of his upper lip. Without shading, the flattened color of his upper lip makes it look bigger than it really is, maybe? If you're not happy without, one suggestion might be to modify the upper lip so that it implies the small size it really is.
     
  4. Qui-Gon_Reborn

    Qui-Gon_Reborn Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I think both of them are perfect!! [face_laugh]
     
  5. FalconFan

    FalconFan Jedi Master star 4

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    Hi there, I_AM_GEEK, and welcome to Fan Art! PS is a perfectly acceptable medium here--lots of our members use it--so of course it qualifies as fan art! As to helping you out with PS...I'm a stuffy old graphite jockey who refuses to try new things (like PS!) so I can't help you out there; Cheveyo, one of our premier artists here, has some great suggestions that I won't repeat (he's awesome--check out his art thread here in the forum!).
    We'll look forward to seeing your Obi Wan piece progress--thanks for sharing it, and again--welcome! :D

    FF
     
  6. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Something I'm working on for the April fan art Comp "Villains".

    Its Darth Sion

    First version
    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/darthsion3.png]


    Version With lighting
    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/darthsion3C.png]

    I don't know which one I will submit so I thought I'd post it here first before I decide.
     
  7. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/darthsionfinal.png]

    Heres the final version my Darth Sion pic for the Villains challenge.

    I've been working on another pic that is a bit Work in Progress at the moment but I might post it
    for some comments soon.

    :)

     
  8. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Here's a couple of things I've been playing about with.

    I tend to look through photoshop tutorial sites until I see something that interests me then I decide on a star wars theme.


    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/leiablue.png]


    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/han.png]


    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/hannodots.png]

    I uploaded Han with and without the halftone effect as I quite like both.
     
  9. Serena-Kenobi

    Serena-Kenobi Jedi Youngling

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    Wow, Han and Leia are fantastic! Well done!
     
  10. NYCitygurl

    NYCitygurl Manager Emeritus star 9 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Very interesting!
     
  11. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    Han and Leia are great, but I like the gloomy touch the Darth Sion one.

    :D
     
  12. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thanks for the comments guys.:)

    Thnaks, then you should hopefully like this one which is my entry for the June Challenge.
    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/thisisnocave.png]
     
  13. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Here's a wallpaper of Padme that I've been working on.

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/padmewallpaper.jpg]

    I thought I'd put it on here for a few comments and suggestions.

    If you like it feel free to use it.

     
  14. LittleMissNightsaber

    LittleMissNightsaber Jedi Youngling star 3

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  15. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thanks

    This is my submission for this months challenge

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/bastilassacrifce.png]

    "Bastila's Sacrifice" from KOTOR
     
  16. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Heres a couple of things I've been playing around with.

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/leiawatercolour.jpg]

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/tatooinedeams.jpg]
     
  17. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Here's another one.

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/smallplanethoth.jpg]
     
  18. TheMacUnleashed

    TheMacUnleashed Jedi Knight star 4

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    =D= Those are beautiful! I love the "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi" one; the writing on it looks fantastic.
     
  19. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thanks, the font is Floyd from [link=http://www.typenow.net/themed.htm]here[/link], based on Pink Floyd's logo.

    I chose it because I liked it and it wasn't immediately obvious where it was from.
     
  20. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    Wow, I missed a lot since I checked here last time.

    I like your Leia experiments a big deal. And the Padmé wallpaper.
     
  21. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Since Darth Real Life has sucked up most of my free time recently I have not had much time to do any photophop stuff, so heres a bunch of Work In Progress pics that are in various states. Some are nearly finished others are not so finished.


    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/twilek3.png]

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/talapicture.png]

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/Jarynfatgran2.png]

    These are OC characters from a fanfic that I decided to start, as I wanted to give writing a go. It remains about 1/4 finished and I think I spent longer on these pics that writing the story. The first is pretty much done, the others still have a lot to do on them.


    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/femalerevanstarforgerobes9.png]
    Female Revan in Starforge robes. Bits of the robes are unfinished as is the background


    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/droidslastview.png]
    Last Thing a Droid Sees. Needs more stuff in the background that I will probably never get round to adding in.
     
  22. LittleMissNightsaber

    LittleMissNightsaber Jedi Youngling star 3

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    I like the Fem Revan and The Last Thing. =D=
    @};-
     
  23. I_AM_GEEK

    I_AM_GEEK Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Thanks :)


    I've just got a new camera for my birthday so heres a couple of Star Wars Related pics I took when I was trying it out.

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/IMG_0153.jpg]

    [image=http://i216.photobucket.com/albums/cc70/Geektechboy/IMG_0156.jpg]
     
  24. AzureAngel2

    AzureAngel2 Force Ghost star 6

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    A jolly good birthday present!

    And also a jolly good way using it!

    =D=

    I like the Vader the most, being ´caught in the act´.
     
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