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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:14 pm

A picture of Milhouse from my THOH fic The Lisa Simpsons. He writes poems about a Dark Angel that haunts his life and corrupts his emotions. This is unrelated to why he is still a bachelor at twenty-five.

One of the few times I've felt sorry for a fictional character I've written, and it's an AU 19th century Milhouse.

EDIT: Reuploaded with some clean-up.
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The noose draws tighter;
This is the end;
I'm a good fighter
But a bad friend;
I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby gkscotty » Tue Oct 02, 2018 11:13 pm

Ah, is this the first time I've seen you drawing a scene? Nice. I think proportions could use some work, his legs seem too short for a start, but it's excellent progress.

Excellent Mihouse nose.
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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:09 am

You're totally right about his proportions. I rather winged it drawing his pose (I used a reference for his face). Will think about that in the future.

Thank you for your kind words!
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This is the end;
I'm a good fighter
But a bad friend;
I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby SirMustapha » Thu Oct 04, 2018 4:59 pm

Dang, I forgot to comment earlier, but that pic is very well done, Chris. His pose and expression are well executed, despite the proportion issues. I do like it a lot.
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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Thu Oct 04, 2018 7:11 pm

Thank you so much!

I'm happy with the way it came out. Milhouse was what I enjoyed most about writing that fic; I was unsure about the story at first, but the moment I figured out Milhouse's part, I knew I would have to write it.
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I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Sun Oct 07, 2018 9:33 pm

An illustration for my Venture Brothers fic Raven Must Die. Hidden for spoilers (though not massive ones). Click the image for a full view.

EDIT: Reuploaded to make Raven's mum's leg look a bit better.

EDIT EDIT: In case people are confused, the girl in the robes is Triana, the older woman is supposed to be the mother of her boyfriend Raven (note that she's never been seen on the show).

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I'm a good fighter
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I've played the traitor
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I'm a good hater
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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:08 pm

Sgt. Barukhiel and Warboy Gargunz are the best of bros.
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This is the end;
I'm a good fighter
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I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby Nidotamer » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:40 pm

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[21:32] <Chris> The red Snifit!
[21:32] <Chris> My life is now complete.
[21:32] <Chris> MAY: *kills him*
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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Sun Oct 21, 2018 9:48 pm

This is very good, May! The dress is simple but very stylish, and her hair and face are great, too.
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This is the end;
I'm a good fighter
But a bad friend;
I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Sun Oct 28, 2018 6:28 pm

A heads-up: due to connection-related troubles, I may or may not be able to be in chat tonight. I'll still try to get something done for creativity, though!
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I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:27 pm

Decided to draw another of my Warhammer 40k chapter members, Sister Monitrix.

Backstory: She likes killing heretics and filthy aliens, who are by their nature also heretics.
Bio: When you love your work, you'll never work a day in your life.

Con-crit welcome as always (I know about the sketchy missile launcher and armour).

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The noose draws tighter;
This is the end;
I'm a good fighter
But a bad friend;
I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby Meteorite » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:36 pm

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<gkscotty|drawing> most people play Pokemon games with GameFAQs or a Pokéwiki open
<gkscotty|drawing> you seem to have TVTRopes :P


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby gkscotty » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:07 pm

Both great work. I like Monitrix's shades, and the pony fic is very timely and funny.
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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby c_nordlander » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:29 pm

Thanks, Steve!

@Alex: good story for such a short timeframe. The excerpt has some brilliantly bad writing, and the ending punchline is very funny.
The noose draws tighter;
This is the end;
I'm a good fighter
But a bad friend;
I've played the traitor
Over and over;
I'm a good hater
But a bad lover.


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Re: Creativity Hour works thread

Postby Meteorite » Sun Nov 04, 2018 10:19 pm

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<gkscotty|drawing> most people play Pokemon games with GameFAQs or a Pokéwiki open
<gkscotty|drawing> you seem to have TVTRopes :P


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