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Story Sketches Dump by The-Ez Story Sketches Dump by The-Ez
Just the last of the 2012 batch. :meow: Only the top two were drawn in 2013—this week, in fact! :D Might be the last sketch post for a good while. Lectures start for me again tomorrow, which is my cue to get back into the campus library and continue with my research about Victorian era stuff. :B Don't worry, though. I enjoy it! :D

RIGHT! :D So here we got some story sketches and concepts. I like to try out ideas in a visual format. If it looks cool on paper, that's a good indication that I should write it into the story. :nod: DO NOT QUESTION MY LOGIC, MORTAL!!! :la: :XD: ;P

I dunno if I'm allowed to say this as the artist, but I'm absolutely NUTS about the group picture of the grave-robbing guys with their shovels!! :iconashloveitplz: It was so super fun drawing each character's reaction to the prospect of desecrating a grave! :D Gangfield actually has the cheek to try and look dashing! :giggle: Love how it turned out!! :heart: (Seriously, am I allowed to say that? :XD:)

Will pop in my Scraps later. :D
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Darlingeek Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
These drawings are amazing 
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hiroshiparadox Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013
Wheee!

I like the pic of Ruth and Byron! I like Byron's design...he's big and bulky, but he still seems warm and friendly. I like that he's a big dude but he's got that kinda...insecure expression on his face. And Ruth looks SOOO pretty in that pic. Her smile shines through, even in profile like that. : )

And then the pic of her, hunched up crying in the bed... ;__; You do such a good job of conveying the mood and emotions of a scene. Poor Miss Ruth!

Then there's the boys! Their expressions are SO. MUCH. FUN. Like you said, it's awesome to see each of their reactions to grave-robbing. XD I love how Theodore is TERRIFIED, and I love Adam's excited, determined look even more. And Dennis! He's super excited! XD And then there's Gangfield...*sigh* XD He's such a drama queen, striking a pose and trying to look all awesome and manly. And with the pipe, no less. The pipe cracks me up because he's trying to look so dashing, but he doesn't have enough hair on his chest to pull the pipe off. XD

I think what I like about that pic of the boys is their EYES. They're eyes are so alive. Adam is usually so bored and unexcited, but he's got a spark in his eyes here that brings him to life. And Theodore's eyes are about to pop out of his head! XD And then Gangfield is all like, "ha-HA! I'm Zap Brannigan!" or something. XDD But yeah, I love that pic. :3

Truth be told, the pic of Gangfield with his book open succeeds at actually looking dashing much better. XD Mostly because he looks less over the top, and more serious and focused. The one step up pose and a fluttering cape doesn't hurt, either. XP

The one of blind Gangfield(?) is a great sketch. You can really feel how much slower he's moving, how much more wary and tentative he is to move forward and take a step. That pic, like the sad Ruth one, feels "quieter," more somber. I like that about your art, how when there's a serious, dramatic scene, the mood feels like it's slowed down so you can really breathe it in and feel it.

Awesome sketches! :+fav:
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ninsennansen Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing :)
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LeLittleLuna Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Student Filmographer
can I just take Gangfield home with me? And Dennis? please? God, i would love to go grave robbing with those guys ;D
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Frantwerp Featured By Owner May 17, 2013
omg, i never realized that was Byron at the top right!:ohmygod: he's really kind of cute for such a big guy C: and haha, gotta love dennis :D that sneaky bastard!
and did i mention how awesome the shovel picture is?? seriously, waaay too much awesomeness :D and you <i<nailed</i> their expressions!!
and love Gangfield being totally cape flapping badass (ooow yessss)
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The-Ez Featured By Owner May 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, there are a lot of pics in this dump I'd LOVE to redraw now that I've improved a little. The characters seem a little inexpressive now that I've been practising drawing expressions. :giggle:

And I definitely wanna draw Byron even BIGGER! The way I describe him in the text is actually that he's comically big, and what better way to show comical bigness than in a CARTOON DRAWING? ;P

Thanks so much for everything!!! :glomp: :heart:
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Frantwerp Featured By Owner May 19, 2013
haha, yes! you should totally go for it!!:D :D :D
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potterjacksonsharp Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love your art! :iconilavplz: and don't worry, I sketch out my ideas to help myself come up with my story (p.s: I love the group picture of the boys too! Gangfield really seems like he's trying to be dashing...) :iconhurrhurrplz:
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peblezQ Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I can see this becoming a very popular animation movie! I would watch it cuz I enjoy 2D animation! :D (And these characters look very interesting!)
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shisleya Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist
Totally love your pencil sketches. The characters are so lively and expressive, and you made me curious to know them better! Are you planning to do a comic about them, or a novel maybe?
Your style is awesome too! :love:
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