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A Short Intro

Post by grubbug » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:25 pm

The intro to a collection of short strips I am working on/hope to complete one day. I would be interested in hearing any criticism andyone has. Thanks!





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Post by jcaffoe » Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:41 pm

Wow, absolutely gorgeous work, and a really well told story. I love the whiteboard page.

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Post by nateomedia » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:51 am

I love your art. Your line art and coloring are fantastic. You admit to a tendency towards realism and I would go with that -- it is by far the strongest stuff. Maybe when you want to go "cartoony" you should compromise with characters that have a little more volume/3d-ishness to them? Kind of like you did with the "piranahs."

I'm surprised you didn't get into grad school. You definitely have the talent to work professionally.

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Post by RentAHero » Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:33 pm

very cool work!

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Post by thirdeyeh » Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:12 pm

Very, very nice work my friend.

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Post by Josh-Ulrich » Sat Jan 31, 2009 9:58 pm

Wow man, I love this. The work is pro, and I can relate to quite a bit of it.

I'm also pretty surprised that you didn't get into grad school. If you've got a heart for comics you could probably get into SCAD's sequential art Masters program with this kind of work. Kind of expensive though, but they do have an online program for it as well.

Either way, don't give up, you've got a lot of talent.

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Post by thedeafguy » Mon Feb 02, 2009 11:44 pm

really good stuff. I work realistic comics as well.

I am also a substitute teacher for 30 different schools. I'm surprised you don't like elementary school. Those kids are alot of fun. Middle school, thats where you can inspire students. high schools, easy as stealing candy from your grandma.

Keep it up. Good luck.

Thinking, maybe we could collaborate on a comic, some day. Hmm..

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Post by Josh Mauser » Sun Feb 08, 2009 9:41 pm

seeing this guy's stuff actually reminded me of yours, deafguy...

but yeah, I agree, this story is really great. And I like the idea of changing styles to reflect the story like you did here. Each work fine within their own right so it's not really distracting to me.

Awesome! Yeah, if you can't get into SCAD with this kind of thing, it would surprise me very much.

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Post by mr cow » Mon Feb 09, 2009 8:36 am

this is amazing work.

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Post by Eduardo Medeiros » Mon Feb 09, 2009 9:28 am

really amazyng work dude!

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Post by MG » Tue Feb 10, 2009 8:05 pm

Whoa, this is very nice.

I can understand not wanting to teach jr. high, when middle schoolers get in big groups they can skelotonize a cow in two minutes.

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Post by inverce » Fri Feb 13, 2009 6:59 pm

I want to see more! Do you have a blog or website?

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Post by elara » Sat Feb 14, 2009 12:35 pm

wow this was fantastic. Thanks for sharing.
I teach Middle School art and I fell out of my chair laughing at that page. So true, but yeah

I'm crazy and they are crazy and some how it works out.

I hope things work out for you as well. You have some skillz !!!
~~ Elara

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Post by Steve LeCouilliard » Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:37 pm

Nice work! Do you paint from photos?

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