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JavieR

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« #240 : 01-13-2005 22:58 »
« : 01-13-2005 23:00 »

 
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Originally posted by Cap'n Skusting:
"...and now, something completely different..."

Bender after a bender of not drinking.

Very cool. A realistic version of Bender in a dumpster. That's what I call stay sober.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #241 : 01-16-2005 19:58 »

Dumpster Bender attempting to fuel up...


Canned Eggs at the same dumpster...


Pyrate Bender is underway and lookin' good!
Nasty Pasty

DOOP Secretary
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« #242 : 01-16-2005 20:10 »

Wow, awesome pics Capn.
Fryīs Lady

Bending Unit
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« #243 : 01-17-2005 15:54 »

Great pics Cap'n Skusting!!
Bender2.0

Bending Unit
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« #244 : 01-17-2005 16:26 »

That is soooo cool Cap'n Skusting!
Fryīs Lady

Bending Unit
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« #245 : 01-17-2005 16:35 »
« : 01-17-2005 16:35 »

The Leela on my avater is REALLY clapping for ya!    :rolleyes:   :laff:
swidzi

Bending Unit
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« #246 : 01-17-2005 17:06 »

I really like your photo-drawing cross-overs and of course the rest of the drawings

offtopic: Is that you on the "canned eggs" photo??
Nasty Pasty

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« #247 : 01-17-2005 20:24 »

 
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Originally posted by swidzi:
offtopic: Is that you on the "canned eggs" photo??

No, that's PEEL's own "Canned Eggs" another member and a friend of the Captain.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #248 : 01-17-2005 21:23 »

Self Portrait...
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #249 : 01-19-2005 20:45 »

Flee before the Bending One of the High Nebulas...

Spacedal11

Space Pope
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« #250 : 01-19-2005 20:53 »

Awesome! And Nurdbot was included. Funny! I love it.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #251 : 01-19-2005 20:59 »

 
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Originally posted by Spacedal11:
And Nurdbot was included.
Well, sort of. The intent to pay homage is definately there, though.

Spacedal11

Space Pope
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« #252 : 01-19-2005 21:01 »

Well let me say that he was sorta included. I still love it though.
DogDoo8

Liquid Emperor
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« #253 : 01-19-2005 22:41 »

Ahhhh. I love it, and I love it how he's holding the picture of  himself from The Deep South, GREAT.
Bender-is-Great

Bending Unit
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« #254 : 01-19-2005 23:20 »

Awesome pic!  Some nice subtle touches, like Bender holding  picture of himself.  What creativity!  (I do have one question though.  Where did you get that background picture from?  It kinda reminds me of an anti-matter core from Star Trek.) ;)
Nurdbot

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« #255 : 01-20-2005 01:06 »

Cap'n: I want to have your Pirates children. Yarrrgh.

Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #256 : 01-20-2005 07:31 »
« : 01-20-2005 07:31 »

Bender-is-Great:
I took the pic (using the shutter timer) at the Space Quest Casino at the Las Vegas Hilton. It is actaully connected to the Star Trek attraction and Quark's bar & Restaraunt at the same hotel. That be me in the pic.

Nurdy:
That's a tough job. You sure you're up for it?

Coming soon: Anatomy of a Fan Art...
Nasty Pasty

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« #257 : 01-20-2005 16:33 »

Haha, you never cease to amaze me with your pics Capn.
Zoidberg227

Space Pope
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« #258 : 01-20-2005 21:58 »

Teh mega-awesome, Cap'n!  I really like the Dumpster one ... it really struck a chord with me for some reason.  And of course Pirate Bender kicks shiny metal ass, as promised.  Keep up the good work!
hobojobo

Bending Unit
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« #259 : 01-20-2005 22:31 »

Yeah, I can't really think of anything to say that hasn't already been said, but the picture of Bender and his minions is to awesome for words. Seriously.
AsaB

Bending Unit
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« #260 : 01-21-2005 18:25 »

To use a common Futurama expression here: Awesome. Awesome to the max.
Simply brilliant work, I can't really think of any new adjectives that haven't been used already! Just fabulous.
hobojobo

Bending Unit
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« #261 : 01-22-2005 00:44 »
« : 01-22-2005 00:44 »

EDIT: Oops, my idiot friend is over, and he posted under my user name. Idiot.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #262 : 01-22-2005 13:19 »
« : 01-28-2005 23:00 »

Anatomy of a Fan Art

Where does it all come from? There are many ways to put together a piece of artwork. For my Futurama Pyrate pieces, I've been culling bits and pieces from various sources and cobbling them togther to suit the needs at hand. I may grab a few screen grabs and cut and paste parts into new poses, some stuff I just sketch in Photoshop using the Wacom Tablet and Stylus. With the exception of the Robot Devil and Zapp Brannigan, all the backgrounds are from photos that I took. I've never grabbed from other fan art. Yet. If I do, it will be soley with the reason of tributing the fan art in question.

When I did the Fry piece, I wanted to find a pose that I thought I remembered as a James Dean pose. (hinted at in the teaser pic with the blurry Amy in the foreground and Fry in the shadows). Appropos, as it is a well known fact that Fry's regular series clothes are actually what James Dean wore in Rebel Without a Cause. Well, I couldn't find the pose I was looking for, so I ended up using the pose from the promo picture for Giant.

While working on the piece, I kept thinking to myself  "Why does that house look so familiar?" Then I happened to catch the episode Where the Buggalo Roam on AS, and it hit me. - That's Amy's parent's house.

Yet another James Dean connection. I had wanted to include the house in the Fry Pyrate pic as a painting on the wall or something, but it just wasn't woking out, so I dropped the idea.
I do the pics in Photoshop using layers.
One layer is the background, then I have a "construction" layer where I assemble all the poses and sketch work, then over that is a solid white layer that I make transpartent to use to fade out the sketch layer. Then a top layer that I use for the final "Inking". When the black line work is done, I go back to the white layer, make it solid again (not transparent) and do all my coloring, shading, and maybe some lighting effects on that layer. (Erasing all the extra white from around the outside of the figure being done.) All this is done at 200 dpi.
When the piece is finished, I flatten the layers and resize the piece to the dimmensions I want, and reduce the dpi to 72 and save as a JPEG.

Here's a breakdown of the layers.
The sketch layer gets trashed.
The white areas seen below are actully transparent or clear when working in layers.
Shown is, the final "inked" or black line layer, then the color layer, then the color layer with lighting effects added, then the final image.


Thanks everybody for the kind words and appreciation of my work.
Nasty Pasty

DOOP Secretary
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« #263 : 01-22-2005 14:41 »

Hmmm, interesting progression Capn. Takes alot of work to make an awesome fanart...
JavieR

Starship Captain
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« #264 : 01-22-2005 21:35 »

Nice Bender cap'n. I wish I could post earlier here but I'm kinda busy. I like the detail of the Metal Skull and the fact that his sober.
canned eggs

Space Pope
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« #265 : 01-22-2005 21:38 »

 
Quote
Originally posted by swidzi:
I really like your photo-drawing cross-overs and of course the rest of the drawings

offtopic: Is that you on the "canned eggs" photo??

That's me, jerk.

Awesome work, Cap'n.  Did you cut out that picture of you by hand and paste it into Quark's bar?
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #266 : 01-23-2005 09:08 »
« : 01-23-2005 09:08 »

No. I really am in that picture, along with the Mrs. (she's behind Bender).
We were very dark in the original pic , so I used the dodge tool to lighten myself up a bit.
Funny, now that I think about it, the dodge tool in Photoshop is shaped like a...like a...
dare I say it?
A ball joint.
canned eggs

Space Pope
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« #267 : 01-23-2005 09:55 »

...you stuck your wife behind Bender?
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #268 : 01-23-2005 10:07 »
« : 01-23-2005 10:07 »

She saw me do it!
She generally doesn't like me posting pix of her anyways
 And the actual bar pic is pretty dark.
swidzi

Bending Unit
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« #269 : 01-23-2005 11:35 »

 
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Originally posted by canned eggs:
 That's me, jerk.

Sorry master * bows to canned eggs *
canned eggs

Space Pope
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« #270 : 01-23-2005 11:50 »

And how come I didn't get anything photoshopped into my pic?  No Bender, no pirate robots, not even a balljoint!

Did the Durango ever make it home, by the way?  I read an article about the recall entitled "Chrysler In No Hurry to Fix Durango Ball Joint Problem."  That's fer sure.

And did you ever find that basket, or has Bender made off with your champagne glasses?
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #271 : 01-23-2005 14:50 »

 
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Originally posted by canned eggs:
And how come I didn't get anything photoshopped into my pic?
Ummm...Uhh...homina homina homina..
Working on it now?
The Durango made it home.
The basket with the glasses never turned up.
The owner of Rope remembered seeing us with it and said he'd keep an eye out for it.
We just haven't had a chance to get back over there yet.
(Yeah, I know it's practically just around the corner, but I am extremely lazy.)

newhook_1

Urban Legend
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« #272 : 01-23-2005 15:29 »
« : 01-23-2005 15:29 »

*Picture removed*

Great art, Cap'n.   :D

canned eggs

Space Pope
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« #273 : 01-23-2005 15:36 »

...you bastard.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #274 : 01-23-2005 16:33 »

canned eggs

Space Pope
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« #275 : 01-23-2005 16:42 »

Much better. 

Newfie scum.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #276 : 01-23-2005 17:26 »
« : 01-23-2005 17:26 »

The secret is to make it look like it's really there.
Now if somebody would kindly remove the juvenille
and poorly Photoshopped "I like penis", I'd be much obliged.
newhook_1

Urban Legend
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« #277 : 01-23-2005 17:38 »
« : 01-23-2005 17:38 »

Ok, ok. Consider it gone.   :p

Twas just a joke.
Capīn Skusting

Liquid Emperor
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« #278 : 01-23-2005 18:25 »

Thanks for removing it. I appreciate it.
newhook_1

Urban Legend
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« #279 : 01-23-2005 18:29 »
« : 01-23-2005 18:29 »

That's fine, I just don't want there to be any hard feelings because of me spamming your thread with a joke that probably wasn't even funny. The important thing is eggs saw it.

I'll stop with the talk of it now.
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