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12013
11-24-2017, 11:34 PM
so..this was brought up by myself in the CHIT CHAT area while reminiscing about my time here..

and a few others that took part suggested that maybe we could try again.

so for those who don't know or don't recall, starting back in 2014 we did a big group XMEN project here where the artists here created an xmen book. I cant recall exactly but the first issue was like 25 pages or something like that. about a year later we did part 2 coming in around the same pages..in all maybe 50 pages by some really great artists here.

I'm at my work computer right now and cant look up the past links to those threads. but anyway, it was quite a bit of fun.

it was suggested that we do another one. though this time we would choose a different subject matter. it was suggested that we leave the big 2 publishers behind this time and do a more indi character or two. it was also suggested that something like SPAWN/HELLBOY be the subject. that's good enough for me, tho I'm not a huge Spawn fan anymore. but it can still be fun. visually fun as hell to draw.

SO...would anyone be interested?

ill throw in my 2 cents based on my being the guy that managed the last 2 projects over several months each.

I think its best, and I again offer to be, having ONE guy be ultimately in charge of the story and coordinating the thing. the reason I suggest this is that with the first issue I let people do whatever they wanted story wise in the pages that they were following. that made for some fun ideas, but overall it left the story going off in all kinds of directions that were really hard to follow up on and wrap up. and I would like it to have SOME kind of narrative structure.
so basically, I would write the plot and hand out the pages needed to every artist that want to participate depending on how many pages they wanted to do.
my plan is to keep it visually easy to draw but fun to make exciting visuals. so no big cities or cars or crazy shit. this would be a kind of small self contained story with SPAWN/HELLBOY (if that's the route we chose to go) and maybe 2-3 supporting characters.

I already have a story/plot in mind. personally, I would maybe rather have someone different that SPAWN, like maybe SAVAGE DRAGON. tho spawn and hellboy would make a hell of an interesting combo that do kinda work together. I just like Dragon better than spawn. hell...maybe all 3 could be in the book.

I have ideas of dark magiks being done, summoning's, conjuring's, cemeteries, heavy shadows, maybe even set in winter as well.

the book could be written intended to be a silent book. like Frank Millers Silent Night one off book from years ago.

anyway...these are just my ideas. I think it could be fun AF.

I also had an idea of us creating a whole NEW character that is kinda a Digitalwebbing character we can all own/none of us own to use as we want. but maybe that's to much. I don't know...

I am open to ideas though. character suggestions. story suggestions. but in the end, ONE person has to kinda run the ship and others have to follow along to keep it flowing and making some kind of sense.

if someone ELSE would like to be the overall manager of this thing and run it, I will step aside if needed. but to see it through the end, there is a lot of emailing and communicating clearly and it could take 2-3 months. at best. so if someone else wants to take this on, be prepared to commit to it.

ANYWAY...that's a long explanation of...is anyone else interested? I know a few of you were/are.

so ...let me know guys. lets talk ideas.

sevans
11-25-2017, 02:57 AM
I personally love Hellboy.....but the idea of the an original character for DW is far more interesting to me.

Could easily go the horror/supernatural theme for the plot etc.
Too many people do the superhero schtick.

Should the artwork be kept b&w like last time, it would help make it abit more consistant.

Scribbly
11-25-2017, 08:31 AM
Hey, what about a story having the Fist Of Justice, FOJ, for a DW character?
It could be of use and included on DW projects afterwards. IMHO.

jeffchris50
11-25-2017, 02:44 PM
I would love to participate in a writing capacity of some sort, if possible.

12013
11-25-2017, 06:53 PM
Hey, what about a story having the Fist Of Justice, FOJ, for a DW character?
It could be of use and included on DW projects afterwards. IMHO.

I am not specifically interested in using FOJ specifically myself. He already exists here and my thought was to create a NEW guy. tho the more I think about it, I'm not sure how in the hell that would actually work...making a character with EVERYones input.
its almost like it would have to be just a visual design that has some element built in to him where the character can be written in various ways... like a multi-verse jumping guy that takes on different traits in the universe he jumps in to.
I don't know. that may not work exactly.

I personally am leaning to HELLBOY for sure in some capacity..he lends himself to lots of cool monsters to fight...

but I like that a few people are interested...lets keep the discussion going and see who else wants in and who can do what.

rob

12013
11-25-2017, 06:58 PM
I would love to participate in a writing capacity of some sort, if possible.


I think that would be great. never did we have anyone interested in a writing part.

so..depending on how this whole thing shakes out, we could use scripting help to put words in the mouths of the characters, BUT...best case scenario we could find a letterer to actually put the words on the pages, otherwise, having a writer put thought into good actual scripts kinda goes wasted if it cant be read on the final product.

which is why I suggested making the book a silent book, cause the chance of getting a letterer seems slim to none.
maybe if we nail down specifics, if we come up with a plot idea, you can write the script in some or all of the thing to hand out to artists.

we will have to figure out how it will work... but yeah..id love to see someone interested in writing help in some way.

rob

Scribbly
11-25-2017, 10:33 PM
Ok. Hellboy already exist. What powers the new guy should have? Let start from there.

12013
11-25-2017, 11:00 PM
Ok. Hellboy already exist. What powers the new guy should have? Let start from there.

I'm just not..interested in doing FOJ for this. BUT if I'm out voted, I can go along with the group.

as far as the new guy theory...

I threw out an idea of a universe jumping guy. kinda like quantam leap. sorta...

time traveler/universe traveler investigating... eliminating...something..? time/universe jumpers? like JCVD in Time-cop.

MAYBE...hes a ROBOT. Robocop hunting down whatever monsters/criminals/bad guys. runs into hellboy?

or a human traveler. super human? regular dude? if hes regular dude, what can he do that makes him special? powers? gadgets? shapeshifter??? that would lend him to being able to take many forms for many different situations.

what is hes an OLD guy...like the enforcer guy Mike Ehrmantraut from breaking bad/better call saul. heres this small unassuming old guy that knows Everything and is afraid of nothing, but looks like nothing. BUT, he can do... what? shapeshifter? become big strong metal guy? become hot girl? become lizard monster? whatever he needs to do...

I'm just spitballin ideas here. thoughts anyone?

Bishop
11-26-2017, 02:08 AM
Iím in for some pages.

However, Iím not sure how the original character idea will work. Seems kind of difficult to wrangle everyone to a consensus on what that character should be.

sevans
11-26-2017, 02:38 AM
Artists don't get to plot the story, so artists shouldn't really have a say in the character.
There are no superstar artists here. LOL

PLUS more of a challenge to create something that might not be your natural preference/likes.

eDuke
11-26-2017, 10:17 AM
Do you want me to set up a separate forum area for this? Just say the word.
As far as FOJ is concerned, yeah, let's leave him out of this particular collaboration, mostly because Mike and I are working on a FOJ anthology series featuring writers and artists interested in showing us their take on the character. It'll be like our old anthology series "Digital Webbing Presents". Stay tuned.
/e

12013
11-26-2017, 02:02 PM
Do you want me to set up a separate forum area for this? Just say the word.
/e

Yeah if you could, that would be awesome. We are obviously very early stages but, considering the big turn out for the last 2 of these we did, im thinking others will join up soon enough.

Thanks Ed,

Rob

jeffchris50
11-26-2017, 05:34 PM
I guess I could wait for the dedicated thread (thanks, btw, Ed), but I'll go ahead and jump in.

I know these are the early days of development on this (exciting) project, but I wanted to toss into the pot that I've got a few ideas for original characters/groups that have been brewing in my head for several years without an outlet. These ideas range from straight superhero to sci-fi/action to mystery to horror/gothic.

If we can nail down an initial idea of what direction we want to go, I'd be happy to do some spit-n-polishing on these concepts and present them to you guys.

Thanks

Chris

PS: Is there somewhere on the site I can go to see the previous, collaborative projects?

Bishop
11-26-2017, 06:18 PM
Here's a link to the second one, but it looks like all the images are no longer available on rob's Deviant Art account.

http://digitalwebbing.com/forums/showthread.php?t=175863&highlight=group+project

Bishop
11-26-2017, 06:20 PM
And, here's the first. Same issue with images...

http://digitalwebbing.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173404&highlight=group+project

paul brian deberry
11-26-2017, 06:21 PM
Creating your own character for something like this would be more work than probably anyone would want to deal with.

Because this place is essential a fan site. A Spawn/Hellboy story would be cool and timely, both are expected to have movies within the next year and a half.

Perhaps a Spawn/Hellboy team up VS Krampus or even funnier Santa Claus.

I would love to help with the writing and lettering. Could probably bring in an artist or two to help with the art.

12013
11-26-2017, 09:14 PM
Here's a link to the second one, but it looks like all the images are no longer available on rob's Deviant Art account.

http://digitalwebbing.com/forums/showthread.php?t=175863&highlight=group+project


thanks for finding those BISHOP. yeah..my Deviantart got nuked when my life fell apart a year and a half ago so...those links are all dead. I do still have files of the original art tho.
I just went and re-read all the comments and relived the experience of doing those 2 projects. kinda got me excited to do this new one.
when ED gets an official sub-forum place for this, we can put up a "sign-up" thread to see whos still interested.

rob

Bishop
11-27-2017, 12:18 AM
I figured it was something like that. Glad youíre working things out, and that youíre back on DW.

Duane Korslund
11-27-2017, 08:22 AM
Im definitely in for whatever is decided.

on a side note: I think there are enough artists and writers to really draft out an entire original DW universe...do it old school Stan Lee style building up Marvel. Split up a few teams to cover 3 or 4 different books, have the writers interweave them in the same universe. But that's probably over reaching.

12013
11-27-2017, 05:00 PM
Ok... but think its good to keep it not so complicated.

Im gonna say something with Hellboy and maybe Spawn. Does anyone have a different suggestion rather than spawn or is that good enough for everyone?

I also have an idea from a witch character to be an antagonist in the story. The one causing trouble.
This could be an original design.

So...my thought...all artists looking to participate...how about you all start doing some female evil witch designs and we can see what design we like best and use that? Is that an idea? Lets get some sketching going and create a villian type.

Anyone game..?

Rob

jeffchris50
11-27-2017, 07:11 PM
One of my aforementioned characters actually IS a witch who is a good guy, but I could easily see switching her over to a bad girl if you're interested. Or perhaps it could be a case of classic misunderstanding...?

sevans
11-28-2017, 01:03 AM
Hellboy and ..... Manthing

Hellboy and ..... Frankenstein's Monster

just brain storming.

jeffchris50
11-28-2017, 04:25 AM
Hellboy and ..... Manthing

Hellboy and ..... Frankenstein's Monster

just brain storming.


Good ideas, sevens. What about a story with Hellboy interwoven with several of the classic Universal monsters; Dracula, Frankensteinís Monster, The Mummy, The Wolfman, The Invisible Man and The Creature all while on a mission that transports him to different locales AND time periods giving each participating artist a chance to have their own particular arc depending on which monsters they dig. Heck we could even toss in a few of the more obscure UM, as well...

Duane Korslund
11-28-2017, 08:13 AM
Hellboy/Constantine for a weird dynamic

Hellboy/Angela for some duality.

Hellboy/Purgatory for....shizz and giggs.

Bishop
11-28-2017, 12:23 PM
Hellboy/Archie
Hellboy/Bone
Hellboy/Darth Vader
Hellboy/Casper
Hellboy/Maxx

jeffchris50
11-28-2017, 01:38 PM
Since we’re brainstorming....

Hellboy/Scooby Doo
Hellboy/Clifford, the “Big Red” Dog ;)

or, since Big Red has a penchant for cats,

Hellboy/Garfield (purely for yucks and yahoos)
Hellboy/Pink Panther (who never says a word)
Hellboy/Felix the Cat

12013
11-28-2017, 04:33 PM
Good ideas, sevens. What about a story with Hellboy interwoven with several of the classic Universal monsters; Dracula, Frankensteinís Monster, The Mummy, The Wolfman, The Invisible Man and The Creature all while on a mission that transports him to different locales AND time periods giving each participating artist a chance to have their own particular arc depending on which monsters they dig. Heck we could even toss in a few of the more obscure UM, as well...

this one.. so far..i think has the best potential. I had suggested some kind of universe jumping thing.. but him facing off against classic monsters could be fun.. as well as any other weird monsters we want. each artist could take a specific monster... and handle that part of the story for however many pages they wanted to make it.

we would need to start the story off on a foot that sets up the concept that keeps Hellboy jumping around from place to place. maybe hes being dragged without his control...like getting sucked thru a vortex? each jump takes him to the next creature he encounters..

being that I have experience with managing these things from the last 2, I would suggest that I can take the opening of the story, do a few pages where the story is set up and hellboy is set upon his adventure...setting up everyone else to do their portion.. this also gives the artist the ability to be creative where we can say...for example.."okay BISHOP, your story has hellboy meeting Frankensteins monster. the only must haves is that hellboy needs to emerge from some kind of portal...and goes BACK into one at the end of your pages so the NEXT part is set up".

this gives the artist freedom to write the encounter visually as the want...to be horror themed..or funny..or adventure, or whatever they want.

and when its all put together with the art, we can have the writers that have wanted to join up script the thing with collaboration with the artist and add whatever dialogue they want.

I like this concept. leaves it open to a lot of variety and fun. anyone else agree...?

ROB

Duane Korslund
11-28-2017, 04:43 PM
this one.. so far..i think has the best potential. I had suggested some kind of universe jumping thing.. but him facing off against classic monsters could be fun.. as well as any other weird monsters we want. each artist could take a specific monster... and handle that part of the story for however many pages they wanted to make it.

we would need to start the story off on a foot that sets up the concept that keeps Hellboy jumping around from place to place. maybe hes being dragged without his control...like getting sucked thru a vortex? each jump takes him to the next creature he encounters..

being that I have experience with managing these things from the last 2, I would suggest that I can take the opening of the story, do a few pages where the story is set up and hellboy is set upon his adventure...setting up everyone else to do their portion.. this also gives the artist the ability to be creative where we can say...for example.."okay BISHOP, your story has hellboy meeting Frankensteins monster. the only must haves is that hellboy needs to emerge from some kind of portal...and goes BACK into one at the end of your pages so the NEXT part is set up".

this gives the artist freedom to write the encounter visually as the want...to be horror themed..or funny..or adventure, or whatever they want.

and when its all put together with the art, we can have the writers that have wanted to join up script the thing with collaboration with the artist and add whatever dialogue they want.

I like this concept. leaves it open to a lot of variety and fun. anyone else agree...?

ROB

Maybe some sort of Mcguffin he needs to assemble that has him jumping through different realms to get parts?

sevans
11-28-2017, 04:44 PM
Maybe Hellboy has been sucked into old classic monster movies, ie Last Action Hero and has to solve a mystery to get out?

You could even throw an old Scooby doo episode in, for a crazy interlude.

jeffchris50
11-28-2017, 05:25 PM
Perhaps have Hellboy and whomever he is set against being used in a big game of cosmic chess, checkers or RISK? Perhaps having big Hollywood studio heads (fictional, of course) as the gamesters using Hellboy and his various opponents as the pieces until their game has ended and someone is the winner, not realizing that their game pieces have minds and wills of their own and come to collect at the games' end. Just spit balling, but it would be a great excuse for having the "game pieces" being moved around and transported from place to place....

Scribbly
11-28-2017, 08:44 PM
Artists don't get to plot the story, so artists shouldn't really have a say in the character.
There are no superstar artists here. LOL.
Oppps... this is a good way to start going to nowhere.
Yeah, lets discriminate the artist's criteria for beginnings.

What about working w public domain characters? There are some old superheroes and villains out there that can be of use.

12013
11-28-2017, 09:23 PM
Oppps... this is a good way to start going to nowhere.
Yeah, lets discriminate the artist's criteria for beginnings.

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I feel I need to reiterate that the more complicated we try to make the story the harder it gets to keep it making sense.

that's why I like the idea of the character jumping around and each artist getting to have him kinda so whatever they want, but doesn't interfere with the next persons take on the adventure. this keeps it fun and interesting for the ARTIST as well like Scribbly here is talking about...giving them some creative control while still operating under some kind of rule that keep this thing making some kind of sense.

it NEEDS to be simple...or it starts falling apart. because its ALL of us doing something, it needs simplicity... not complicated story sets ups that people will get lost in.

rob

jeffchris50
11-28-2017, 09:46 PM
I feel I need to reiterate that the more complicated we try to make the story the harder it gets to keep it making sense.

that's why I like the idea of the character jumping around and each artist getting to have him kinda so whatever they want, but doesn't interfere with the next persons take on the adventure. this keeps it fun and interesting for the ARTIST as well like Scribbly here is talking about...giving them some creative control while still operating under some kind of rule that keep this thing making some kind of sense.

it NEEDS to be simple...or it starts falling apart. because its ALL of us doing something, it needs simplicity... not complicated story sets ups that people will get lost in.

rob

I have to agree with you, Rob. Half the problem with comics today is they're too darn complicated; too many "moving parts" to try and keep track of. Back in the day when I was writing my independent comic (and I mean waaaaaay back, LOL!) I made an effort to model my storytelling and plotting on early MARVEL because Stan Lee (and later writers/editors, as well) understood that you didn't have to have a complex story for it to be good. KISS----not just a band, but a good philosophy for a lot of life....

Morganza
11-28-2017, 10:09 PM
I love the Scooby Doo crossover Idea!

12013
11-28-2017, 10:20 PM
I love the Scooby Doo crossover Idea!

Well i think we just found your section sir. If u have the time. This is still very early stages...

my art in case anyone wants to see...
https://robnor101.deviantart.com/gallery/

Scribbly
11-28-2017, 11:13 PM
What about Dracula, Frankenstein or the Wolf man fighting against animated cartoons characters? In a very bloody way!

https://www.ranker.com/crowdranked-list/best-old-horror-movies

sevans
11-28-2017, 11:39 PM
Oppps... this is a good way to start going to nowhere.

What? I actually don't understand that statement or it's grammer. Again, what?

masked_ramen
11-29-2017, 12:05 AM
Welcome back Rob. Count me in.

12013
11-29-2017, 12:06 AM
Welcome back Rob. Count me in.

HELL YEAH..

and thanks man. much appreciated.

rob

Scribbly
11-29-2017, 12:49 AM
What? I actually don't understand that statement or it's grammer. Again, what?
What?
Artists don't get to plot the story, so artists shouldn't really have a say in the character. Really?

sevans
11-29-2017, 04:20 AM
Writers write, Artists illustrate.
They converse and swap some ideas....but they are seperate roles for a reason.

If you want to do both, then you can create it all.

12013
11-29-2017, 04:29 PM
I think the dimension hopping idea is the best route to take.

thinking of characters that would have been awesome to have him team up with or fight, I still would have liked to see Savage Dragon, but do you know who would have been an awesome guy for him to fight. Matt Wagners GRENDEL. either Hunter Rose or maybe even better Grendel Prime. that would be an awesome match up.

Bishop
11-29-2017, 04:37 PM
I think the dimension hopping idea is the best route to take.

thinking of characters that would have been awesome to have him team up with or fight, I still would have liked to see Savage Dragon, but do you know who would have been an awesome guy for him to fight. Matt Wagners GRENDEL. either Hunter Rose or maybe even better Grendel Prime. that would be an awesome match up.

Agreed. Grendel would be great!

sevans
11-29-2017, 05:25 PM
So, who is going to lay up the rough script/plot?
text can probably be adjusted as you see the final pages.

I'm in for drawing some pages, and not completely fussed on characters etc...as I want a challenge.

12013
11-29-2017, 05:39 PM
So, who is going to lay up the rough script/plot?
text can probably be adjusted as you see the final pages.

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like I was saying..( I think I was saying) I have an idea to kick off the story. but basically, with hellboy being carried thru portals to whatever universe the artist ends up in..it gives each artist the chance to draw him meeting whoever they want for however many pages they want.. who do YOU want to have him meet?
im gonna talk to Jeffchris50, who has expressed interest in doing some writing/plotting and see if we can come up with some kind of end story element...

but..to all artists... start thinking of who/how you would like hellboy to run across. I liked the idea of various monsters/creatures. but if you want him to meet Garfield, that's up to you.
for me...if I was doing a part where I had him meet..like..say Dracula.. I know for ME, I would have him meet the Gary Oldman version, as that's MY fav. that would be fun interesting for a small quick story.
anyway..lots of possibilities

rob

DavidNH
11-30-2017, 03:00 AM
Let me draw some Hellboy/Frankenstein monster bro XD.

12013
12-03-2017, 02:29 AM
Ya know, ive never actually tried to draw hellboy before i dont think. Figured i better start sketching him for once...



https://pre00.deviantart.net/433d/th/pre/i/2017/336/3/c/hellboy_sketch_by_robnor101-dbvle5s.jpg

https://img00.deviantart.net/c9bb/i/2017/336/7/d/hellboy_2_by_robnor101-dbvlf3e.jpg

Scribbly
12-03-2017, 07:29 AM
So, why Hellboy as main character for this project?

Morganza
12-03-2017, 08:14 AM
Not a Hellboy fan but I'm looking forward to the creative side of this, these type of projects are always fun.

12013
12-03-2017, 01:32 PM
So, why Hellboy as main character for this project?

well...it boils down to this...

why not?

Scribbly
12-03-2017, 01:52 PM
well...it boils down to this...

Why not?
Oh... Ok.

https://i.imgur.com/6YWDqZx.jpg

SSTiger
12-05-2017, 11:17 AM
Didn't anyone save the X-men images somewhere? Kind of intrigued to see this.

Also, while I'm not sure how I can help since there's already a writer on board, I'm here if you need any scribing-related stuff.

12013
12-05-2017, 01:21 PM
Didn't anyone save the X-men images somewhere? Kind of intrigued to see this.

Also, while I'm not sure how I can help since there's already a writer on board, I'm here if you need any scribing-related stuff.

Hey man. I have all the pages from the family first 2 projects but not online anywhere. I dont mind showing them again, but it takes so long to upload. Does anyone know a fast easy uploading image hosting site where i could post them and link them here...emphasis on fast? Its like 70 pages for both books and deviantart is SO Slow. Anyway...any suggestions?

SSTiger
12-05-2017, 01:31 PM
Who not just use Google Drive/Google Photos? You can opt to change resolution as you upload so it gets done faster.

12013
12-05-2017, 02:51 PM
Who not just use Google Drive/Google Photos? You can opt to change resolution as you upload so it gets done faster.

I dont know...never tried it. Never knew about it. I can try. Just want fast and easy and can show the images HERE.

Duane Korslund
12-05-2017, 03:13 PM
I dont know...never tried it. Never knew about it. I can try. Just want fast and easy and can show the images HERE.

if you can get it to work let me know...i tried Drive a few times and it didnt work for posting here.

paul brian deberry
12-05-2017, 06:38 PM
Dropbox
OneDrive
Fakebook
Google Drive all work for hosting images.

Instagram and Twitter work, too.

You can also use Imgur.com like Scribbly used or put them back on Deviantart.

image below is a google hosted image...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-J1rSN602HCI/WiayCkHgAQI/AAAAAAAAB8E/ltBSvzMWEK831L9VSde0Kky8xFLNt8EngCL0BGAYYCw/h2000/2017-12-05.jpg

Scribbly
12-05-2017, 07:26 PM
Hey man. I have all the pages from the family first 2 projects but not online anywhere. I dont mind showing them again, but it takes so long to upload. Does anyone know a fast easy uploading image hosting site where i could post them and link them here...emphasis on fast? Its like 70 pages for both books and deviantart is SO Slow. Anyway...any suggestions?

Yes. I am using https://imgur.com/ right now.
The Hellboy image you see up there was saved on imgur, free image storage. After photobucket went greedy and crazy.


https://www.lifewire.com/free-image-hosting-sites-3486329

https://thenextweb.com/apps/2017/07/05/photobuckets-ransom-demand-is-a-masterclass-in-how-not-to-treat-your-users/

SSTiger
12-05-2017, 07:47 PM
Photobucket stinks. I didn't even use them when they were free and popular.

imgbb.com and imgur.com are the simplest image hosts out there at the moment in my opinion, but since Rob was talking about 70 images (especially if they're in high-res large files) that could still take a while.

Google Drive/Photos is the only place I know that lets you choose a whole bunch of images at once and set a single preference to change all of them into lower file size as you upload, which saves on both bandwidth and time.

(I might be a bit biased because I use - and recommend - Google Drive to help out with pretty much everything these days, since it can sync all your devices together to create auto-backups.)

Duane Korslund
12-06-2017, 09:47 AM
i must be doing Google Drive wrong, I've never been able to post images in here with it :/

SSTiger
12-06-2017, 10:32 AM
What seems to be the problem? You just upload the file and hit "Get Shareable Link" just like with any other upload.

Changing the res can't be done directly in the Drive though and you'll need to visit Google Photos -> Settings.

Duane Korslund
12-06-2017, 12:03 PM
hmm...i dunno, i'll try it again when i upload my new comic page next week. Probably user error...I think I was doing it by right clicking and getting the link that way...dont think that works...my genius self didnt think about using the actual share link.... /facepalm.

12013
12-06-2017, 04:37 PM
something ive started working on. still trying to get the feel of him. its harder than I thought...

https://pre00.deviantart.net/4c04/th/pre/i/2017/339/f/5/hellboy_rough_pencils_by_robnor101-dbvw63p.jpg

https://pre00.deviantart.net/ee93/th/pre/i/2017/339/d/f/hb_started_inks_by_robnor101-dbvw69u.jpg

SSTiger
12-06-2017, 05:40 PM
Looks pretty good! The legs kind of look like he's wearing pantyhose, but I'm guessing that'll get fixed up in detailing since you haven't inked that part yet.

Only suggestion I'd make is that the Good Samaritan's holster does not look very safe...

Bishop
12-07-2017, 12:28 PM
That link is intended to be shared via email/text/etc. and will drive people bak to your Drive to view the image. It won't embed.

Duane Korslund
12-07-2017, 01:06 PM
That link is intended to be shared via email/text/etc. and will drive people bak to your Drive to view the image. It won't embed.

Thats what I thought, but someone told me othewise...i knew I wasnt crazy...well...not about that anyway. Ah well...Google + seems to work...as far as I know.

SSTiger
12-07-2017, 01:34 PM
That's weird; let me try:


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/qd7fSNdQA75HEWUTo_2TTe239Kk9EBf6hZ6OjKq9bJAmLt1hep mvF6oX8y2h5fm3LMfkzIdiuEfZ4wm1YcGV=w1366-h647-rw


EDIT: ^ Works fine. Are you using the share link or the image link? (Those are two different things) You need to be using the image link from the share link.

Duane Korslund
12-07-2017, 02:39 PM
That's weird; let me try:


https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/qd7fSNdQA75HEWUTo_2TTe239Kk9EBf6hZ6OjKq9bJAmLt1hep mvF6oX8y2h5fm3LMfkzIdiuEfZ4wm1YcGV=w1366-h647-rw


EDIT: ^ Works fine. Are you using the share link or the image link? (Those are two different things) You need to be using the image link from the share link.

hahahaha, ok...I got it to work...I had to copy the share link into a new browser tab, open it, and then get the image link from it....is that what you did, or do you have a faster way of getting it?


EDIT: Nevermind...if you just open the file in a new window it opens up the share link version. That'll work

sevans
12-07-2017, 06:49 PM
I see an X

jeffchris50
12-07-2017, 11:42 PM
Yep. Black Polaroid with a white X in the middle. Sad face....

jeffchris50
12-07-2017, 11:44 PM
something ive started working on. still trying to get the feel of him. its harder than I thought...

https://pre00.deviantart.net/4c04/th/pre/i/2017/339/f/5/hellboy_rough_pencils_by_robnor101-dbvw63p.jpg

https://pre00.deviantart.net/ee93/th/pre/i/2017/339/d/f/hb_started_inks_by_robnor101-dbvw69u.jpg

Rob, I'm digging what you're laying down on Hellboy. He looks pretty good. Looks like you're keeping his physique more human and less Hulky, like a lot of people do, not that there's anything wrong with Hulky. LOL.

SSTiger
12-07-2017, 11:57 PM
I see an X

Hmmm... seems it'll only show the image if I'm signed in to google...so I got nothing then. I give up.

Duane Korslund
12-08-2017, 10:41 AM
Lets try this again...trying a different host, let me know if it shows up.


Quick and dirty sketch i did for my idea....
I was not able to get the link to work with Google Drive. I clicked "get sharable link" I copied the link, and pasted it into the insert image box here...and when I preview post, its just the link...no pic dont know what i'm doing wrong.

Edit: I finally got this posted on Devianart...but it took FOREVER! I usually post my pics at work, and DA is blocked on my browser, so I had to 1. upload the pic to my drive...download it on my iphone...upload it to DA...then it took a million years to get a good link...not sure why...iphones arent exactly easy to work with when it comes to getting image links...ugh...


https://img00.deviantart.net/8974/i/2017/342/3/f/hellboy_sketch_attempt_2_by_korslund-dbw3run.jpg

Effess
12-09-2017, 12:15 AM
Hey Rob. Thanks for contacting me. I will for sure like to help you out. Just let me know what you need.

12013
12-09-2017, 04:10 PM
Hey Rob. Thanks for contacting me. I will for sure like to help you out. Just let me know what you need.

AWESOME!!! so glad you got my message. your 2 pages were my absolute favorite in the second part of the xmen stuff back when. so glad to have you onboard.
if you got to read over what this project is shaping up to be...let me know what you are interested in doing. like do you have an idea of your own you want to do (like everyone else doing a "hellboy meets someone/something) or would you like me to provide a story element to draw? either way is awesome sir...

rob

12013
12-09-2017, 08:30 PM
Rob, I'm digging what you're laying down on Hellboy. He looks pretty good. Looks like you're keeping his physique more human and less Hulky, like a lot of people do, not that there's anything wrong with Hulky. LOL.

thanks man. ive never done him before and I'm not sure whats the best way. want to stay on model, but ..mignolas style is so specific, its hard to make it my own. I don't know.. it will be something..

12013
12-11-2017, 04:37 PM
just randomly... this was what I drew for what was intended to the the COVER for issue 3 of the group XMEN project back when that was stull gonna be a thing. (maybe it still will...who knows...I have some thoughts.)
anyway..its not great...but I still kinda like Cable there..and the fire pattern that I ripped of of Silvestri.

https://pre00.deviantart.net/e26c/th/pre/i/2017/147/6/8/xmenphoenix_by_robnor101-dbakvk0.png

Bishop
12-11-2017, 04:43 PM
Nice! Was the hiding of the feet an homage to Liefeld?

12013
12-11-2017, 05:11 PM
Nice! Was the hiding of the feet an homage to Liefeld?

Clearly...plus..lazy..

sevans
12-11-2017, 07:31 PM
'Plus lazy" .... or just ? LOL

12013
12-11-2017, 08:37 PM
'Plus lazy" .... or just ? LOL

for real...its "just".

no...I actually had this idea of having them standing in flames (because it was all about fighting dark phoenix in the book to follow) and I had this neat visual of flames everywhere leaping up in front of them as well..but I couldn't figure it out. couldn't find a way to make it look neat like I envisioned it.. then I got lazy...figures started sucking more than I mean to.. like shatterstar and crooked colossus there...and I just kinda half assed it in the end. I spent so much time doing my version of hyper detailing Cable there that I let everything else fail. I liked it at the time..but all I see is whats wrong. oh well...it was still fun and part of something that I find incredibly satisfying to have been part of.

jeffchris50
12-12-2017, 04:39 AM
Not too shabby, Rob. I get a little Arthur Adams vibe off some of the characters, definitely NOT a bad vibe to have for sure!

12013
12-12-2017, 09:03 PM
Not too shabby, Rob. I get a little Arthur Adams vibe off some of the characters, definitely NOT a bad vibe to have for sure!

I love Arthur Adams. I follow him on Instagram and he is a WORKHORSE. man he puts out a lot of work. and its so good. and he makes it look easy. but its so NOT easy.

Scribbly
12-13-2017, 11:42 AM
I'm back on studying the character's design.
From my first hasty attempt to a new revisited version based on Mignola's original sketches. Trying to get closer.
After doing some research, I must agree Hellboy is a really great choice for a DW group's project.

https://i.imgur.com/tSjMPTN.jpg

SSTiger
12-13-2017, 01:04 PM
Much more Mignola-esque than the first version, nice!

12013
12-13-2017, 04:47 PM
hey guys...
so...as some of you may remember, back when we did the last 2 group projects.. the covers were a kinda a big deal, in that we wanted them to look the best we could make them.
for issue 1, my pal (and former DW member) Izik Bell did the lines to a big double splash page cover that he and I paid a great colorist Jesse Heagy to finish. it came out awesome.

then on issue 2, I reached out to professional artist and DW member Renae De Liz and she offered to pencil a cover to issue two, which I inked and had several colorists put finishing touches on. it came out AMAZING.

so...now..for this new project, I reached out to DW member and professional artist Matt Triano, and offered the cover to him. and he said he would be willing to do that.

I gotta say...that's really really awesome. if we can find a really good colorist to finish his work when we get it... this will REALLY start to look like an actual comic book. and Ed Dukeshire offered to do some lettering as well... seriously guys...

this is getting VERY exciting for me. I hope it is for all of you as well.

I have the opening scene layed out that sets up the whole book and I'm ready to start drawing the damn thing as soon as I can find some time to get going.

very excited guys..

rob

sevans
12-13-2017, 04:52 PM
SeanE - where are you? Hint hint.

12013
12-13-2017, 06:40 PM
seane - where are you? Hint hint.

seriously

jeffchris50
12-13-2017, 09:39 PM
Yeah, Sean would be a GREAT choice!

12013
12-18-2017, 07:02 PM
So i have 3 pages done. Going to end around 5-6. Excited to see this thing get going

RobertS
12-18-2017, 07:44 PM
So i have never drawn either character before and thought i would give it a shot
Hellboy vs Pumpkinhead.
http://i1379.photobucket.com/albums/ah152/roberts61/hellboy2_zps99ueemry.jpg (http://s1379.photobucket.com/user/roberts61/media/hellboy2_zps99ueemry.jpg.html)

12013
12-18-2017, 08:47 PM
That looks awesome. Hellboy is a tricky guy to get a hold of visually i think...

SSTiger
12-20-2017, 11:59 AM
That - and I say this as a compliment on how well the art captures the scene - is creepy as fuck.

12013
12-29-2017, 11:18 PM
for what its worth guys, I have officially finished the art to my pages. 8 in all. just have to scan them and clean them up...finalize a script, and hopefully get mr EDUKE to letter them MAYBE hopefully fingers crossed if he will since he said he could chip in... :har:

but part 1. yeah.. drawn.


ROB

Bishop
12-30-2017, 12:10 AM
Awesome!

I just finished page 5. I hope to have two more done by end of the long weekend.

I'm enjoying this way more than I thought I would considering I've never drawn Hellboy or Alien before.

12013
12-30-2017, 01:37 AM
Awesome!

I just finished page 5. I hope to have two more done by end of the long weekend.

I'm enjoying this way more than I thought I would considering I've never drawn Hellboy or Alien before.

I just might be most excited to see what your story is than any others. The idea is so awesome and i love that you are setting it right in the aliens movie setting. So awesome.

Bishop
12-30-2017, 03:05 PM
Careful not to build it up too much. I donít want to disappoint!

12013
12-30-2017, 04:25 PM
Careful not to build it up too much. I donít want to disappoint!

to late. its all built.


but for realz...I feel the same way. here I am all "hey lets do this. by the way I'm gonna do the opening scene".

set myself up for embarrassment if I completely fuck it up.

but..i THINK ive made something interesting. AND...I threw in a thing that participants of the last projects will like. I think. I hope. maybe. some people may be confused or wonder "why". but..i like it.

excited to see what people do though.

rob

Bishop
12-31-2017, 02:21 PM
Rob- What size do you want the pages to be sent to you as so they will all look uniform when you post?

12013
12-31-2017, 02:44 PM
Rob- What size do you want the pages to be sent to you as so they will all look uniform when you post?

Just a good high res at least 300 dpi. If this turns out as good as im thinkin it might, it might be fun to make a downloadable pdf we can have on dropbox to share around. With a nice colored cover and a credits page and fun art from all of us, maybe thats a thing to do.

12013
01-05-2018, 09:17 PM
ya know..if w can put this all together as well as it seems it will be.. (pro looking cover with color, lettered, good completed stories)... I would really like to share this around on some Mike Mignola forums if there are any.. cause how awesome would it be to get him to actually SEE this thing... maybe even comment on it?

it could happen...

Bishop
01-05-2018, 09:39 PM
Yeah I was thinking about seeing if I can message him on Facebook once we all have something to show. I gotta believe he'll get a kick out of it.

12013
01-06-2018, 11:43 PM
so I may or may not have had the opportunity to see Bishops pages and I gotta tell ya...its looking friggin amazing. so far everyone has brought their "A" game and I think this is gonna look so great. hope everyone is having success with their stories...

rob

sevans
01-07-2018, 02:45 AM
Thanks Bishop....no pressure. Geez!

SSTiger
01-07-2018, 04:09 AM
If we're pdf-ing it up, yeah, I think Mignola would get a kick out of it.

It'd be nice to add a small note on behalf of the forum, like, "From a whole bunch of Big Red Fans, with all our support for 2019!"

The exposure would be great for DW, too.

Bishop
01-07-2018, 07:51 PM
Thanks Bishop....no pressure. Geez!

LOL... I think Rob is being a bit generous considering I'm just doing an experimental stick figure story.:nyah:

Scribbly
01-07-2018, 11:48 PM
Mignola? Ops. Got shy. Feeling cold feet right now...