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Artwork by Biggles
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 4:47 pm    Post subject: Artwork by Biggles Reply with quote

Alright, here's my collection of Paul art so far. (There will most likely be more forthcoming, though!) As you can see, my style tends towards cartoony, Disney-esque art, for which I apologize. But since Paul didn't seem to mind, I suppose I shouldn't be embarrassed about it. Wink

Percy Toplis


Eugene Wrayburn (there was originally going to be a background, but I never got a chance to make it)


Random Marwood sketches


Liam Phelan, the drawing I gave to Paul


Don't know why I made the Doctor look so angry here...


Eight plushie! (Not exactly Paul art per se, but I just couldn't resist. Wink)


This one is hot off the presses. Laughing No seriously, I just finished it recently, so you're the first ones to see it. Please ignore my terrible rendering of the TARDIS control panel...
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elio



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:04 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

OMG! It's fantastic!Smile Very beautiful!Smile
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Swanee



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 5:10 pm    Post subject: Re: Artwork by Biggles Reply with quote

Wonderful pictures, Biggles!!! Your TARDIS desk is really amazing!
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2009 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the compliments! I'm flattered that you both like them. Smile
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elio



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PostPosted: Sat Dec 12, 2009 3:27 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Biggles, It's really good:) What about Mr.Bush?Wink
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scribble



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2009 11:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Biggles, I really like your style, so please don't apologize! Smile I like how 'clean' they are and your style is distinctive and consistent. I like all the paintings, it's hard to choose a favorite, although the Marwood ones are quite adorable. Smile And congrats that Paul liked the drawing you gave him, that one's really good, too.

Sorry, I was assuming that they are in fact paintings? What medium/tools do you use anyway?

Thanks for sharing your artwork, looking forward to seeing more. I just love that there are SO many wonderfully artistic librarians here! Great job everybody! Smile
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2009 5:05 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks scribble! It's not that I hate my style--lots of people tell me they like it, so I know it's not terrible. I just always feel bad that I can't draw as realistically as many artists can.

Actually they're all digital illustrations, done 100% on the computer using Photoshop and my tablet. I've never been overly fond of painting. Even when I do draw traditionally, I usually use markers or colored pencils.

elio, I haven't really drawn Bush much yet. (I know, shame on me!) The only picture I have at the moment is this group shot I did for a Napoleonic Wars/Age of Sail RPG that I'm involved in:

(Bush is obviously on the left. I just didn't post this one right off the bat because it's not a Paul-centric picture.)


The set-up of the RPG is sort of an alternate-reality plot scenario wherein characters from mulitple AoS fandoms can be involved. Meaning we've got characters from the Hornblower series along with characters from the Aubrey/Maturin series and the Sharpe series and so on, plus original characters. And yes, I do play as Bush, who is first lieutenant on our ship. I also play as Captain Bolitho (the one in the middle in the above picture).
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msandusky



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2009 8:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Biggles, every artist has his/her own style...often it changes over time. It's as unique as a fingerprint. (I like your stuff, by the way).

I used Photoshop and my Wacom tablet for my Menelaus one, and my Wacom and Corel Painter for the other one.

Painting digitally is fabulous! No brushes to wash...if you make a mistake, UNDO. Don't even get me started on how wonderful layers are. The digital age and tools are what got me drawing and painting again. I used to have a very tight, detailed style. I was tired of that, but couldn't break free of it fully until I discovered Painter. I wish I had time to do more--I love painting Paul because he has great bone structure.

Keep up the good work!
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thank you Michele. Yes, I realize that all artists' styles are unique. I just always end up being extremely self-conscious about mine. (Although that's probably due to the fact that I'm a very self-conscious person anyway...)

I love working digitally on my art, for all the reasons you mentioned. Layers are fabulous, there's no mess, and you can easily fix mistakes. I've got so used to using UNDO that more than once I've caught myself going "Where's the UNDO button?" while I'm drawing traditionally. Laughing

And yes, I will!
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elio



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 15, 2009 2:51 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, Biggles, thank you so much for mr.Bush! It's perfectly!Smile
I love him. Laughing
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 15, 2009 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hee hee, glad you like it!
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Tegan



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PostPosted: Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Do you draw these using a program or are they done with pens etc?

Very cute works of art. I like these a lot
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Wed Dec 16, 2009 4:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I draw them in Photoshop using my Wacom tablet.

Thanks, I'm glad you like them. Smile
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Biggles



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PostPosted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 4:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Latest Paul-related arts...

--Eight randomness

--Bush in his cabin
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elio



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, dear Biggles, I love your pics:) So wonderful!Smile
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