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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Duckmarine: Rough Process Final Version

This is a follow up to the last post. It took me quite some time to know the right way of going about this design...

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  1. Can you PLEASE clean this up and make a print out of this one! I would buy this in an instant!

  2. This is a really wonderful design. I enjoy that propeller so much!

  3. I have been watching your blog for a long time now and I can surely say that it was worth each post that you made.

  4. Patrick Moore said it best, This is really wonderful design.You have such a great imagination and the great skills to bring these fun appealing designs to life.

  5. Derek :) Thanks! I indeed would like to make a print of it... have to see what can be done :) Cheers!

    Patrick! Big thanks for the kind feedback!

    Logan! :) Cheers!

    Cosmin, that's a wonderful compliment, thanks a bunch!

    Tony, BIG THANKS for stopping by and leaving such a beautiful feedback, it's most appreciated.

  6. The machines and vehicles you create are awesome. Do you rough your stuff out in pencil and take it into Photoshop or is it all created in Photoshop?

  7. It's really nice of you to share your sketches and your process on here and on the Art Center, it's really helpful and interesting to see how you work.

  8. I love this. I wanna go for a ride in it!