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flyashy
01-22-2010, 07:53 AM
Okay,
This one is an unofficial WIP.
That means I might work on it further, might not.
For the fans of the character here is my sketch of Terry Pratchett's Cohen The Barbarian !!

:)

Evart
01-22-2010, 08:25 AM
Wow, this is totally awesome. He looks stunningly real :D

fraser_paice
01-22-2010, 08:50 AM
Shooopa! Matey! I nearly wet myself when I read the line "Wholesale destruction"

flyashy
01-22-2010, 08:57 AM
haha, thanks so much fraiser!

@eavart, thanks. glad you enjoyed it :)

L Skylar Brown
01-22-2010, 09:31 AM
Wonderful Character!

flyashy
01-22-2010, 09:38 AM
thanks LSB
:)

Valerie
01-22-2010, 10:16 AM
Wow terriifc work flyashy

mannafig
01-22-2010, 10:17 AM
Great work he looks fantastic:):)

justjean
01-22-2010, 10:23 AM
WOW, this is great :D

SCP
01-22-2010, 10:36 AM
Hey flyashy! The details look good.Awesome mate,great character!:):):)

Alexandra
01-22-2010, 01:09 PM
What talent! Well done Fly!:):):):):)

RobertSWade
01-22-2010, 02:55 PM
Just the mention of Terry Pratchett makes me chuckle.
How much better could this get? Fantastic image Fly. :)

flyashy
01-22-2010, 07:25 PM
@ valarie, mannafig, justjean. Thank you so much :)
@SCP, thanks, of course the character credit goes to Mr.Pratchett :) btw, i missed seeing the painting you have in your avatar, is it there in any thread/gallery? It looks great and deserves to be looked at in detail..:)
@Robert, Thanks so much & totally agree with you on TP :)

Sketchism71
01-22-2010, 07:30 PM
You snuck this one by me today Fly! (to busy painting today I guess!) Fantastic sketch! I would call this done but I love sketches! You have a wonderful technique as well. I like the way you line your shadows instead of blend them with a tool. Almost a pen and ink technique with the pencil. That's real sketching my friend and not easy to do!!! Awesome post and great concept!

flyashy
01-22-2010, 07:40 PM
Hey Sketch,


You snuck this one by me today Fly! (to busy painting today I guess!) Great painting that turned out to be I must say!!!

Thanks a lot man! I love sketching too, I guess it's my education in architecture that does it! I love the pen&ink sketching and I suppose it manifests itself in any medium I use. LOL. Probably that's why I have such a hard time with oils :) in fact I've never even painted with oils or acrylic in real media.
& yes for the time being this is done, I'm trying to do more of the characters from the TP books. maybe it'll get revived at some later date :)


thanks again for checking this out!

coops
01-22-2010, 10:25 PM
Thats brilliant Flyashy, great painting:)

PWQuack
01-22-2010, 10:28 PM
I'm not sure that it needs much more work... sometimes less is more. This is a fantastic piece.

pai
01-23-2010, 05:56 AM
Very great sketch, flyashy. I like it. :)

flyashy
01-23-2010, 10:54 AM
Thank you so much Coops, PWquack & Pai.
:)

coops
01-23-2010, 11:24 AM
Awwww poor chap he looks so sad. Great picture though Flyashy:)

flyashy
01-23-2010, 11:31 AM
thanks Coops :)