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Doodlebomb by Cryptcrawler Doodlebomb by Cryptcrawler
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Alrighty, i've finally caved in.

As a lot of you know ive had this hangup about posting WIP's and concept pieces.

Hang-up as in I dont want to post them, heh!

Personally id rather not see someones process; I think it ruins the magic and mystery. I like to look at someones art and ask "how the hell does he or she do that?", and then struggle to figure it out for myself.

In that struggle great things can sometimes happen, if you allow yourself to be frustrated.

But enough of my soapbox sermoning!

Im extremely fortunate to have others interested in what I do and I frequently get asked about my process. So ive gone ahead and slapped together this "doodlebomb", so you can get some ideas about what goes on behind the scenes.
Most of these will more than likely never be completed because there wasnt enough of a story for me to stay interested, or were simply practices and brainstorms.

Ive numbered them in case anyone wanted to know about a specific title. I also numbered them so people can vote on which is thier favorite, if one is a clear winner ill finish it.

Please keep in mind that these are all works in progress, in a lot of cases anatomy and backgrounds havent been finalized, so theres probably a ton of mistakes.
Most of these took me about 3 hours to do, the bulk of my work takes place after the sketch.

Thanks so much for all the great comments and interest, it really means a lot to me.
All the best to you all.

Titles:

1) The Stranger
2) Watery Grave
3) Oathbearer
4) Untitled Conan the Barbarian concept
5) Sorceress concept
6) Slum
7) Future Ruin
8) Kingdom of Darkness
9) Nightstalker
10) Enemy of the State
11) Chase
12) Hubba Hubba
13) Mirror
14) Untitled Nude
15) "They said to never come down here you know"
16) "Timmy!...NO!"
17) The Accursed of Hun-Nal-Ye
18) Where Dead Gods Dream
19) Shamanfire
20) "Then you will die"
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:iconpallora:
PAllora Mar 10, 2011  Professional Filmographer
It's like you are there. Really in there with the subjects!
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SaturnoArg Feb 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
There are so many cool ideas here!, planning on taking some to final illustrations?, awesome work! cheers!
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:iconspexel:
8,9 and 20 are my favourites!
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:iconthetrueobelus:
Just awesome. Really
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:iconcryptcrawler:
Thanks so much!
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:iconantomio:
thanks a lot for sharing, you ve got a strong art and generosity.
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:iconcryptcrawler:
I wish I had more opportunity to be generous; my time is floored lately as soon as my feet hit the ground.
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:iconzenx007:
HUBBA HUBBA for "Hubba Hubba"!:iconultimateplz:

Was, "Then You Will Die" the cover for a story?:lol:
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:iconcryptcrawler:
Nope, just an idea.
Thanks for the funny icons hehe!
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Phobos-Romulus Oct 1, 2010  Student General Artist
I just noticed, #3 looks strikingly similar to Dimentio from Rich Corben's Mutant World?

I can definitely tell that he's influenced you most. I've probably compared you to Corben at least 10 times in other comments I've made. :P
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