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« on: February 11, 2014 07:32:19 PM »

soooooo if you haven't seen the sixth season of futurama, the last episode (called "reincarnation") is split into three segments, each of which spoofs a different animation style. the third segment, "action delivery force" spoofs anime, and features a couple of split-scene cuts (a la old-school voltron and whatnot) with the characters making hilariously dramatic faces.

as a birthday present for my boyfriend, i painted each individual onto their own piece of craft wood using regular old acrylic paints (oooh, faaancyyy), like so:


this is what the pieces looked like pre-paint, just penciled on:


you may have noticed that there is a penciled version of hermes, but no painted version. well, there was one. but my dog ate it. literally. no joke. he must have looked delicious.

some of the colors are slightly off (namely yellows, cuz i didn't have yellow), but whatevs. first thing i've ever successfully painted, so i'm pretty pleased with myself.

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« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2014 12:30:26 AM »

so creative! very cool!
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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2014 04:16:21 AM »

he must have looked delicious.

Spicy!

These are great.  Keep painting!  Smiley

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« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2014 03:19:00 PM »

HAHA! I never saw it but I can see it, in my head. These are great. I'm sure he was a very excited little boy when he got these. He could have been. If he wasn't then he should be in trouble because these are awesome.
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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2014 03:49:50 PM »

So, so awesome. Great work!
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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2014 04:15:13 PM »

Oooh, love these!  Very well done, sorry to hear about Hermes...
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2014 02:36:54 AM »

yeah...hermes was pretty pissed too. the shards left of him were looking up at me from the hearth so accusingly...

lol, thanks for all the kind words you guys! painting has always terrified me, so this was nice for a first try.  Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2014 08:40:55 AM »

these are great Grin  I really like your choice of base, change up from the usual square "canvas"
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