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The Trials And Tribulations Of Screen Tearing.

Bramblewood A5 Notebook - Page 32

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There is a perspective error in this piece, which I did not notice at the time of drawing it. The base of the monitor is 3 dimensional, while the desk is 2 dimensional.  ^o^

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Vintage Visuals & Traditional Trimmings.

Bramblewood A5 Notebook - Page 33

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The circular shapes at the ends of the street light's horizontal bar are inspired by circular bumpers in Carnival Night Zone.

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Branches of foliage.

Bramblewood A5 Notebook - Page 34

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This piece has various sources of inspiration.

One source of inspiration comes from my desire to do a more full-fledged take on drawing plant life. I quite liked what I did in my previous piece, called "Chunk of nature.", and was eager to expand upon that.

Another source of inspiration comes from the Unravel video game, and all of the stunning detail its level environments have. This piece was particularly influenced by the plant life from the Berry mire level. Additionally, the rope on the middle branch references the similar type of material that Unravel's playable character Yarny is made of, and also references trees in reality which have had ropes hung on or wrapped around their branches.

This piece also has a little bit of influence from Sonic The Hedgehog 3 & Knuckles. The tendril coil on the middle branch, and the large spotted mushroom on the bottom branch, are inspired by gimmicks in Mushroom Hill Zone.

Edited by Naean

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MentumAuris Feline Hybrid.

Bramblewood A5 Notebook - Page 36

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There are quite a large range of inspirations behind this piece!

One of the biggest inspirations behind this piece was the fact that my previous animal-based piece, called "Friendly Fins.", turned out much better than I had anticipated. As a result of that, I was eager to try drawing another animal-based piece.

Another large inspiration behind this piece, and the starting point for it, was to draw a cat body, as they are one of my favourite animals. One of my family member's cats, who had black and white markings, and is sadly no longer alive, was lying down on my lap for a significant amount of time while I was drawing this. As such, this drawing has quite a bit of sentimental value to me.

As the drawing progressed, I incorporated visuals inspired by various other sources...

The size and styling of the spikes on top of the head are inspired by spikes on top of the Zomom character's head, from the Sonic Lost World video games.

The eyebrows and fur tuft on top of the head are inspired by the eyebrows and fur tuft on top of the Crash Bandicoot character's head.

The fur curls at both sides of the head are inspired by curls at both sides of the Classic Miles "Tails" Prower character's head.

The muzzle area is inspired by the muzzle area of the Sonic The Hedgehog character's head.

The size of the ears, the ears' inner fur tuft, and the spacing between the ears, are inspired by the ears of the Braixen character from the Pokémon series.

The outer tufts of fur on the bottom tips of the ears are inspired by the ear tufts of the Sticks The Badger character from the Sonic The Hedgehog series.

The tuft of fur on the bottom of the head, inbetween the ears, is inspired by goatee style beards.

The accented tip of the tail is inspired by the tips of tails seen on foxes.

The fur patterns themselves are inspired by those seen on black and white cats, however the smoothness of those patterns are inspired by markings seen on cows.

Mentum is the Latin word for chin. Auris is the Latin word for ear.

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Gloopincerig.

Bramblewood A5 Notebook - Page 37

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The pincer is inspired by the pincer on the front of house robot Dead Metal from the Robot Wars television shows.

The gloop is inspired by gooey elements of the Goodra character from the Pokémon series.

The satellite dish styled element is inspired by some similar elements from one of my previous pieces, called "Aquatic Architecture.".

The name Gloopincerig is a portmanteau of three words: gloop, pincer, rig. These words represent the main items in this piece, with the word rig referring to the overall mechanical structure.

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The Rusty Ruins Of Richard Jacques

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A drawing that I have done on an individual A4 sheet.

I drew this piece while listening to this YouTube video on loop: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXubvSgn-KA.

Most of the elements in this drawing are inspired by Rusty Ruin Zone from Sonic 3D Blast: Flickies' Island. (Specifically the SEGA Saturn iteration.)

The lamp post is inspired by lamp posts in White Park Zone from Sonic 4: Episode II.

BIC blue médium biro pen on regular paper.

Edited by Naean

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Ill Conceived Illustration.

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A drawing that I have done on an individual A4 sheet.

While I was feeling a bit under the weather, I wanted to distract myself by drawing, so I created this concoction, and titled it accordingly.  :-3

BIC black médium biro pen on regular paper.

Edited by Naean

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Rustic Tribal Cyclops Insignia

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This is my first attempt at creating some kind of art piece entirely digitally. It took me approximately 45 to 60 minutes to create most of it, and I made some minor adjustments afterwards.

I have wanted to try my hand at doing digital art for at least a year, but I put it off several times. This is partially because I'm primarily comfortable with doing paper-based drawings, but also due to me simply lacking confidence that I would ever pull off a digital art piece that I am satisfied with...

... As it happens, I am in fact much more happy with this piece than I expected to be. It turned out looking a lot nicer than I had anticipated. With this being my first proper go at digital art, a lot of the creation process involved experimentation, and exploring how different brushes look amongst one another within the same canvas.

Overall, I am fairly satisfied with the finished piece. I am glad that I took a plunge outside of my comfort zone, and as a result of this piece's outcome, I now look forward to doing more digital art endeavours in the future!  😄

The pink highlights around the edges of the eye's white area, are inspired by pink areas in eyes of the Primarina character from the Pokémon series.

Created in Serif DrawPlus X6 using various brushes, some transparency styles, a couple of altered QuickShapes, and a couple of Filter Effects. Brush strokes drawn entirely using a Microsoft Comfort Optical Mouse 1000.

Edited by Naean

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Aquatic Splatter Splash

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This is my second attempt at creating some kind of art piece entirely digitally.

I'm still getting used to using digital mediums and editing techniques. A lot of exploring and experimenting of different effects, patterns, brush styles and such went into this piece.

Unlike my previous digital art piece, I wanted this one to take up the full space of the canvas. I wasn't too bothered by "Rustic Tribal Cyclops Insignia" having significant blank spaces, due to it being a 'symbol' piece of sorts. However, with Aquatic Splatter Splash, I felt it was more important to use the full canvas due to it being more of a 'scene' piece. That's my take on those differences, anyway.  :-3

Another big focal point for this piece was to use colours which compliment (rather than contrast heavily against) each other, and stick to variations of blues and purples to hone in on the aquatic theme.

While I have used a larger variety of visuals in this piece, I think that I prefer my previous digital art piece, "Rustic Tribal Cyclops Insignia", just a little bit more. I do really like how this one turned out as well, though.  😄

Created in Serif DrawPlus X6 using various brushes, transparency styles and a couple of altered QuickShapes. Brush strokes drawn entirely using a Microsoft Comfort Optical Mouse 1000.

Edited by Naean

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Tropical Feathered Flourish.

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A drawing that I have done on page 1 in my Daler-Rowney A4 Optima Spiral Pad.

Derwent Academy Watercolour Pencils on cartridge paper.

Super special thanks to colleagues at one of my previous jobs, for kindly giving me the Daler-Rowney A4 Optima Spiral Pad, along with some Derwent Academy Watercolour Pencils, as birthday gifts.  😄

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All-seeing Tassles Totem.

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A drawing that I have done on page 2 in my Daler-Rowney A4 Optima Spiral Pad.

My main inspirations behind this piece are totem poles in Green Hill levels from the Sonic Generations video game, and in particular, the totem poles and tribal elements in various levels from the classic Crash Bandicoot video games.

Derwent Academy Watercolour Pencils on cartridge paper.

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Rural decadence.

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A drawing that I have done on page 3 in my Daler-Rowney A4 Optima Spiral Pad.

My main inspirations behind this piece come from the various nature oriented pieces that were painted by Bob Ross in his television show The Joy of Painting. In fact, this piece was drawn entirely while watching and listening to episodes of the show on Twitch's website. The page for this can be found here: https://www.twitch.tv/bobross.

The blue and purple colouring at the bottom portion of this piece is supposed to represent the sea, while the blue colouring at the top of this piece is supposed to represent the sky. My attempt at drawing the sea and sky didn't come out nearly as obvious as I would have liked, but I still am very fond of this piece overall nonetheless.  🙂

Led pencil and Derwent Academy Watercolour Pencils on cartridge paper.

Edited by Naean

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Glass Stained Abstract Pane.

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A drawing that I have done on page 4 in my Daler-Rowney A4 Optima Spiral Pad.

There are two main inspirations behind this piece: One is blocky abstract art, and the other is some stained glass that I have seen on some buildings in my city's town area. I thought that it would be interesting to combine these two elements together.

Additionally, the shape of the encompassing black frame is inspired by the shape of the Microsoft Windows 8 operating system logo.

Led pencil, Derwent Academy Watercolour Pencils, Berol Colourfine and Berol Colourbroad Fibre tipped pens on cartridge paper.

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On 10/12/2018 at 7:38 PM, Naean said:

Robotic emotions of uncertainty.

Bramblewood A5 Notebook - Page 39

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The ears are inspired by the top of one of the flowers from Green Hill Zone.

The fingers (Excluding the thumbs.) are inspired by the fingers of Metal Sonic.

This is probably one of my favorite pieces of yours so far. It has such detail and precision but with a fun expressive character. The various elements of it kinda remind me of a elements from Sonic zones in a general way.

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19 hours ago, Monkey Destruction Switch said:

This is probably one of my favorite pieces of yours so far. It has such detail and precision but with a fun expressive character. The various elements of it kinda remind me of a elements from Sonic zones in a general way.

Somebody over on Sonic Retro Forums stated that they love this drawing, so it seems that there may be a common likening to this piece in particular.  🙂

This is also certainly among my top 10 in terms of favourite drawings that I have done. I'm rather fond of this character design, I'm delighted that you like the character too!  ^_^

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