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Friday, January 11, 2008


This is another early piece out of a series of character development sketches. It's a pretty difficult task. It shapes well but there is room for improvement. Let's see, ...


  1. love the coat and kilt idea..nice design

  2. ohhhh ! An human... almost...

  3. Sweet belt, and awesome hands.

    You might want to check this guy's blog out


    The gun reminded me of his stuff for some reason.

  4. Jamaal, Olivier, Ramez! Thank you!! BTW Olivier, you're absolutely right, I'm rarely posting humans. I'll deal with this...