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    DUNE by:Frank Herbert illustrated by:SC -commentary

    Postby Simon » 10 Feb 2008 01:00

    This is thread is here to keep the main fan comic thread clear and easily readable and is also for feedback, suggestions, constructive critisim and four letter words. :)
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    Postby Omphalos » 10 Feb 2008 01:13

    That's a good idea. Ill move any comments that accidentally get posted there to here.
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    Postby Simon » 10 Feb 2008 01:17

    Thankyousir! :)
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    Postby SandChigger » 10 Feb 2008 01:36

    Maybe you could put in a disclaimer with a link to this thread?

    Something like, "Please don't comment here but HERE(linked)"?

    I've said it before, but I do like your work. Keep at it! :)
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    Postby Simon » 10 Feb 2008 16:32

    I forgot to do that. I'd already posted most of the pages and was like "ah crap, I should have put a heads up first thing". Is their any way to insert one or would I have to go through bump every post down once and repost everything?
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    Postby Omphalos » 10 Feb 2008 18:06

    Ill keep my eye on it. Dont worry. Just get them put up and Ill keep it clean for you.
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    Postby SandChigger » 10 Feb 2008 22:12

    You could maybe go in with a database tool and insert a new original post, but I've never tried it and I wouldn't really advise it...it might screw things up boardwide...which we definitely don't want.

    How about posting the disclaimer before the first image in the OP (you can go back and edit it) and the first comment at the top of each new page? That shouldn't be too much trouble. ;)


    (Edit: imagine? That was a weird typo, what? :shock: )
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    Postby Crysknife » 11 Feb 2008 00:17

    You have some talent, brah. Truth.
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    Postby inhuien » 11 Feb 2008 05:09

    Wow simon that's some very good work. I'm not much of a comic reader these days but when I was most of the work published was black and white, 2000AD prog 1-700, so I can relate to what you're doing. Are you intending to work purely in B&W? Is it pencil and pen you use, will you be introducing any charcoal perhaps.

    Much respect (i can't draw a straight line).
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    Postby Simon » 11 Feb 2008 06:27

    SandChigger wrote:You could maybe go in with a database tool and insert a new original post, but I've never tried it and I wouldn't really advise it...it might screw things up boardwide...which we definitely don't want.

    How about posting the disclaimer before the first image in the OP (you can go back and edit it) and the first comment at the top of each new page? That shouldn't be too much trouble. ;)


    (Edit: imagine? That was a weird typo, what? :shock: )


    DURR!! :lol: good idea! (I are retarded!!)
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    Postby Simon » 11 Feb 2008 06:28

    Crysknife wrote:You have some talent, brah. Truth.


    Thanks Crys!
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    Postby Simon » 11 Feb 2008 06:37

    inhuien wrote:Wow simon that's some very good work. I'm not much of a comic reader these days but when I was most of the work published was black and white, 2000AD prog 1-700, so I can relate to what you're doing. Are you intending to work purely in B&W? Is it pencil and pen you use, will you be introducing any charcoal perhaps.

    Much respect (i can't draw a straight line).


    It is pencil then pen. I'm actually going to introduce some watercolor,black and white for now at least. Then at some point (many moons from now) I want to digitize it and paint it with color using the adobe program. Charcoal is an idea though. I have the strangest feeling that before the end of this thing the whole look will be a bit different than these early chapters. I'm always figuring out new stuff as far as my "comic panel flow" goes. Also with the introduction of water color and potentially charcoal, it could drasticlly effect the look. All for the better I hope :wink:
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    Postby Tleilax Master B » 12 Feb 2008 15:17

    You do some great work Simon. I'm always impressed with your stuff!

    Got any Tleilaxu drawings?
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    Postby Simon » 13 Feb 2008 03:47

    I actually have an unfinished Waff pic I did in ink (it's just his upper chest shoulders and head). I'll start a "Sketches" thread here soon and I'll post it in there.
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    Postby Tleilax Master B » 13 Feb 2008 13:32

    Simon wrote:I actually have an unfinished Waff pic I did in ink (it's just his upper chest shoulders and head). I'll start a "Sketches" thread here soon and I'll post it in there.


    Cool, I would be interested in seeing your take on how they look.
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    Postby Tleilax Master B » 17 Feb 2008 10:34

    Hey Simon, nice Waff sketch. Different than how I picture him but very cool.

    do you want to keep your sketches thread free of commentary also? Let me know and I will move Ihuen's comment over here.
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    Postby inhuien » 17 Feb 2008 13:34

    Yes of course, move away.:)
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    Postby Simon » 17 Feb 2008 16:25

    Nah, you guys are fine in the sketches thread. It'd probably be best to leave them there as they'd be closer to the picture the comment is relevant to :)
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    Postby Simon » 17 Feb 2008 16:40

    As for Waff, that picture (as conceived) is of him going to Sietch Tabar with Darwi and Sheena, hence his "Haj wear" and disheveled look :mrgreen:
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    Postby valys » 21 Feb 2008 08:43

    No comments yet, I just wanna say you're doing a great job.
    Bad things (if any) - later :mrgreen:
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    Postby Simon » 24 Feb 2008 17:31

    Thanks man, input welcome! :)
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    Postby Simon » 24 Feb 2008 19:14

    Oh yeazz, update! Finished Chapter three's pencil work, on to the inking!
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    Postby inhuien » 07 Mar 2008 07:22

    Oh you're such a tease, Just a preview of Chapter 3. :( :wink: :lol:

    It looks like some of your most detailed work yet, how long have you been drawing? Do you have any interest in making it your career?
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    Postby orald » 07 Mar 2008 09:15

    Nice! Am I correct in assuming you draw alot of the design style from the Lynch movie?
    Some of the designs are really not what I've imagined, but no one imagines the same anyway.

    But I think something like this is more suitable for 'thopters.
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    Don't know who made this, I think I got it from 'Keen a long time ago, but I think it's a very good interpentation of 'thopters(I'd rather have it a bit more rectangularish though, to make it look less smooth and advanced, grittier).
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    Postby valys » 07 Mar 2008 13:03

    This is great, very close to how I imagined a thopter ever since first reading Dune. Although I pictured it in another colour :)
    Like I said before, I never repeat myself.
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