Archive for December 1st, 2013

Challenge Complete – Links to all images

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#30.) That Thing

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30characters30If this creature likes you, it will silently follow and just stare at you. It is not aware that most people find this behavior creepy.

#29.) Spider Cat

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30characters29 Is it cute or terrifying?

#28.) Lira Abernath

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30characters28I’m determined to finish this!

Bianca Calvo – 30 Characters in 30 Days

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Everyone’s daily posts encouraged me to keep drawing even if I fell far behind, so thank you.  I got to experiment with color palettes and concepts I otherwise wouldn’t use this challenge.  These are precious seeds that can grow into something later.  Also, I’m happy to have talked to some new people and made some friends this year.  Congrats to everyone who completed the challenge!

‘Til next challenge, then! Meanwhile, I’ll keep posting on my sketchblog over here.

Post 30 Days Thumbnail Gallery for John Tompkins, aka captblitzdawg

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30 days challenge board

 

It wasn’t easy with the holidays, full-time job and full-time family and all kinds of computer issues, but I finished the challenge on time yesterday or the second year in a row. I didn’t get all the pics colored like I would want and I may go back and re-edit those posts. It was fun and I look forward to next year! Thanks.

Joyce Ann (InkGizmo) Martin 2013 Summary!

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If thumbnails aren’t your thing, you can check out the blog post archive of my entire run of 30 Characters in 30 Days 2013 here.

                             

I am happy to have succeeded in my first year as a challenger! I used 2013 as a month of no-pressure discovery by exploring subjects that I like while experimenting with my method. Along the way I ended up developing some good time-management habits for sure! It also left me anxious to start storytelling again, which was an interesting and encouraging feeling. It’ll be fun to look back on this set next year!

If you liked my work, more of my illustrations and visual musings can be found on my blog: http://blog.inkgizmo.com
You can connect with me on Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook.

Cheers and congratulations to all participants!

#27.) Lugger

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30characters27 Lugger is a minotaur. Unlike his more vicious brethren, though, he tends to be a lazy beast. He’s mostly content to lounge around in the center of his Labyrinth smoking his cigarettes and watching T.V. all day. In fact, most people are more likely to be killed by Lugger’s Labyrinth then they are to killed by Lugger himself.

#26.) Delilah the Dust Fairy

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30characters26 Delilah’s job in the fairy world is to spread dust to wherever it is needed. She is often annoyed that most people don’t appreciate her art of dust spreading.

#25.) Albert Albertson

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30characters25 Most people, upon hearing Albert Albertson’s name, laugh at how silly his name sounds. When they meet Albert face-to-face, though, the humor surrounding his name quickly becomes a non-issue.

#24.) The Business Lich

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30characters24 Grigoroff the Great and Terrible was a powerful sorcerer who had turned himself into a lich for the sake of immortality. Unfortunately with the advancement in technology over the years, Griforoff found that his power in arcane magic became less and less relevant in the modern world. He eventually resigned himself to being an accountant. He’s now known as Greg the Business Lich.

#23.) Minnow & Jiblet

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30characters23Gah! I’ve been caught up in Thanksgiving, Black Friday, doctor’s appointments and other art projects, so I’ve kind of lost track of this past week.

Anyway, Caleb “Minnow” Jimms is the son of renowned biologist George Caleb Jimms II.His best friend is a panther named Jiblet, who was rescued as a cub and hand-raised by George. The two often venture into the jungle and fight the evils of poaching.

30- Dumptruck

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30- Dumptruck

29- U-Skannit Unit

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29- USkannit

25 to 28- The Redfield Raccoons

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25 to 28- RedfieldRaccoons

24- The Crimson Crusader

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24- CrimsonCrusader

23- Ashton Maxwells

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23- AshtonMaxwells

22- Clifford Rogers

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22- CliffordRogers

21- Pauline McCrey

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20- Jebediah Stone

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20- Jebediah Stone

19- Hamborg 9000

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19- Hamborg9000

18- FlashClaw

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18- FlashClaw

17- Nyaang the LitterBender

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17- Nyaang Litterbender

15 and 16- Wildmouse and E-Ticket

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15 and 16- Wildmouse and E-ticket

14- Gene Rogers

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14- Gene Rogers

13- The Reckoner

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13- TheReckoner

day 25 – Jabbernowl

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day 25 - Jabbernowl 001

The Jabbernowl. as I see it, a cross between an owl and a donkey. Another term used in W.C. Field’s movie “The Bank Dick” (1940) and refers to a person who is a “blockhead”. The term seems to have been traced to Francois Rabelais’ “Gargantuan and Pantagruel” from 1532 and refers to a person with a large and misshapen head. The concertina? Well, he likes a funky polka beat. (dead computer = unfinished and uncolored – with this one I bow out say I am done after a long couple of days trying to get my computer fixed – the rest are all really rough sketches)

day 24 – Ukluk Hahn

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day 24 - Ukluk Hahn 001A Polar Bear shaman, Guardian of the Spirits whose souls are trapped between life and death in the realm of the Northern Lights. (dead computer = unfinished and uncolored)

day 23 – Fighter X

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day 23 - Fighter X RoboGames 001Fighter X of the Dyna League All Stars RoboTerra Games of 2057, 147 feet tall (dead computer = no coloring, unfinished character)

Day 22 – Elder Agamorph

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day 22 - Elder AgamorphAn Elder Librarian of the Agomorphs, a race of beings made of liquid rock and crystal. He is the keeper of his tribes role of ancestors, the Tomes of Aaz-Ur of the linage of Tyrek. (my computer with Photoshop died yesterday so I’m just scanning these last few characters in uncolored)

Day 21 – King Slugwort

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day 21 - King Slugwort 001King Slugwort of the Elanthi. on his throne of roots and twigs in his mud-encrusted underground palace.