#1 Edited by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Due to a not so popular demand im putting these up anyway! and since i already said a lot in my blog post, i'll repeat it all here:

So lately i've been spending my spare time (which i have a lot of) on drawing members of the GiantBomb Staff, that would include Ryan, Vinny, Jeff and Brad. Drawing is something that im good at, but simply not that good at, you get me?

For the drawings i simply look at a screenshot or whatever and transfer what i see to paper the best i can, sadly, most screen shots and paused videos are low enough of quality that it's very troublesome to draw eyes...thats right, eyes...So instead!! i simply draw Ben Coello style eyes, simply because drawing blurry eyes is very diffcult, think of it as an homage to Ben's style (he's got a good style) Now these aint pro grade, you're not going to see this on a limted edition T-shirt any time soon! but for what its worth, they're cute little drawings taking no less than 15 minutes to make.

Another note to make...im not using drawing pencils here, much to my demise too, because these are thick assed HB office pencils and in turn, drawing with them is F'n awful, and to make it even worse im not even bothering to find my drawing pencils, i'm that damn lazy.

So here is my Odd little drawings of the crew, these drawings are not exact matches, which is what makes them original. Speaking of original, i would like to say to the better artists here, please dont go away for a bit and then come back with a better drawing, thats not exactly fair, and dont take shits on my work either! i take it badly. If you're gunna say something bad about it, don't say anything, cheers!

Enlarging the picture is a good idea ;) but be warned, the detail shows the messy nature of my Office Pencils. Yeah these dont have any colour, nor have been photoshopped, these a raw cuts dawg, bad lighting and all, and they'll stay that way for the time being.

As to why i did these? well, it was largely because i was bored but also, i wanted to contribute to the community here in some way, something i haven't managed to succeed in doing so far. The idea was to create human/toon hybrids outta these guys.

Vinny Needs YOU!

The quickest to draw, this one had no problems other than the hand and the expression...oh hey wait, those the hardest parts, so i guess it was very difficult...but it turned out great!






Those Doppelganger Shades Again.

Jeff in particular was the hardest to draw, hes got a difficult mouth feel...uhh...wait...mouth draw! also to note, the mic is way too long, this one was filled with problems, it turned out ok in the end.








Brad...Enough Said?
Similar to jeff, the hardest part with Brad was the face, and of course, those burns! with the most cartoon-ish face of the drawings, i say i got away with it lightly, it looks like brad enough to make the final cut.








Jeff, Keeping It Gangsta.


This was a lot of fun to draw, and features probably the best profile shot of Ryan i've ever done (then again i've only done that one so, there you go) However, once again Jeffs difficult mouth draw got the better of me, so i slapped a face bandana on there, adding somewhat comical value.






BONUS!


He Certainly Does Not Approve Of This Thread.


By far the easiest of them all, Rich K. Gallup turned out great, the expression, taken from the wizards vs cyborgs video, seemed daunting, but once again, borrowing Ben's Style, and many other styles for that matter, made it easier. Though now here, he looks hella pissed instead...
#2 Posted by CitizenKane (10508 posts) -

Nice work!

#3 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Thankyou!

#4 Posted by tekmojo (2302 posts) -

lol sweet

#5 Posted by bekern (563 posts) -

great stuff! love gangsta Jeff :)

#6 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

haha thanks

#7 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -

holy crap.... brad.... singing.... I need to see that.

nice work.
#8 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Well...he's just talking but...hey...whats the difference!? am i right!? ha...

#9 Posted by RandomHero666 (3182 posts) -

great job, i could see this thread becomin epic if people can do their own

#10 Posted by HistoryInRust (6380 posts) -

Haha, I love the style.  Feels very Sunday-morning-comic-pagey. 

#11 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Yeah i totally get you there.

#12 Posted by Andrew (125 posts) -

I think these are very rad! great style!!

#13 Posted by samcotts (2258 posts) -

I love your work. Ryan looks perfect.

#14 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Haha thankyou!

#15 Posted by lilarchie232 (728 posts) -

Very clever, nice work.
Too Human MOFO!

#16 Posted by TEAMHOLT (437 posts) -

A line has definitely been crossed here.

#17 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

Nice drawings there, pretty cool.

#18 Posted by CoolDrMoney (1978 posts) -

Wow, that Ryan looks a helluva lot like Ryan

#19 Posted by Absurd (2934 posts) -

Looks pretty cool

#20 Posted by LiquidPrince (16119 posts) -

Heh. Pretty funny =)

#21 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Thanks for the kind words people.

#22 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
TEAMHOLT said:
"A line has definitely been crossed here.
"
you're probably right!
#23 Posted by brukaoru (5079 posts) -

Nice work! I think doing the eyes that way is neat. :D

#24 Posted by MattBodega (1907 posts) -

These are great! The Rich Gallup pic is particularly classy.
 

#25 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
brukaoru said:
"Nice work! I think doing the eyes that way is neat. :D"
I would agree! well...i would...haha, but thankyou.

MattBodega said:
"These are great! The Rich Gallup pic is particularly classy.
 "
I must say, the Rich one is the best one i've ever done, so im proud of that one.
#26 Posted by Pkshields (811 posts) -

Amazing work! they are amazing pictures

#27 Edited by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

wow, thanks!

#28 Posted by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

Dude, Jeff is holding the biggest microphone I think I've ever seen. I applaud your efforts. Good job, good sir!

#29 Posted by TheGTAvaccine (2884 posts) -

Yeah, I actually really like these. Good work.

#30 Posted by Otacon (2209 posts) -

Nice sketches!

#31 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
TheGreatGuero said:
"Dude, Jeff is holding the biggest microphone I think I've ever seen. I applaud your efforts. Good job, good sir!"
Haha i know! i was halfway through and i totally messed up the mic, and went "well im not doing all that again" and kept on trucking, but then that bit me in the ass making the mouth position impossible...oh well.
#32 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Ha...i wonder if the staff saw these, they probably distanced themselves away from it...slowly!

#33 Posted by Manks (836 posts) -

Nice job.

#34 Posted by Win (541 posts) -

Dude you forgot Rich's eyebrow mark!!

Other then that, nice job. 

#35 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
Win said:
"Dude you forgot Rich's eyebrow mark!!

Other then that, nice job. "
I didn't forget actually, there is a little white part in that eyebrow, to the far right of the left brow
#36 Posted by TEAMHOLT (437 posts) -
Death_Burnout said:
"TEAMHOLT said:
"A line has definitely been crossed here."
you're probably right!"
Ahahaha, God bless you and your unnatural urge to draw men from the internet.
#37 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
TEAMHOLT said:
"Death_Burnout said:
"TEAMHOLT said:
"A line has definitely been crossed here."
you're probably right!"
Ahahaha, God bless you and your unnatural urge to draw men from the internet."
Hey now, Don't hate me cus you ain't me!

Err no seriously, this is just me making a contribution about 4 dudes that i respect.
#38 Posted by Player1 (3891 posts) -

cool stuff. 

#39 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Why, thank's Player 1.

#40 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Yeah im gunna try and milk this one, to the last drop!

#41 Posted by pirate_republic (1117 posts) -

Nice job, I love the style. It looks unprofessional at first, but it's grown on me.

#42 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -

Ha, unprofessional...well i did say its not pro grade afterall! they've grown on me too...otherwise i wouldn't of bothered posting them, the more i look at them, the better they get.

#43 Posted by kajankua (273 posts) -

give link to reference photos, i wanna try to draw jeff/ryan/brad etc

#44 Posted by AndrewGaspar (2419 posts) -
Death_Burnout said:
"This was a lot of fun to draw, and features probably the best profile shot of Ryan i've ever done "
That really creeped me out.
#45 Posted by William (441 posts) -

they were good, but the one u drew of jeff and ryan in the same picture was really good! i made it my desktop.

#46 Edited by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
AndrewGaspar said:
"Death_Burnout said:
"This was a lot of fun to draw, and features probably the best profile shot of Ryan i've ever done "
That really creeped me out."
Haha it was meant to i assure you.

William said:
"they were good, but the one u drew of jeff and ryan in the same picture was really good! i made it my desktop."

Wow!! really!? you know i should put my signature on these drawings...

kajankua said:
"give link to reference photos, i wanna try to draw jeff/ryan/brad etc"

Err...no dice!
#47 Posted by Willy105 (4691 posts) -

The Keeping it Gangsta one is the best.

Surely better than what I do:

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#48 Edited by BlackWaterCO (1574 posts) -

This is creepy

Dude, do you have a girlfriend? actaully, I guess I should ask have you HAD one?

What would your father say?

#49 Posted by Death_Burnout (3800 posts) -
Willy105 said:
"The Keeping it Gangsta one is the best.

Surely better than what I do:

caption
"
Haha thats very awesome! im loving the fan-fiction on...y'know

BlackWaterCO said:
"This is creepy

Dude, do you have a girlfriend? actaully, I guess I should ask have you HAD one?
"
Hmph, like i said, if you haven't got anything nice to say don't say it at all.

In all honesty, what the hell is wrong with sharing your talent with people? i did these, because i was bored dude.
#50 Posted by Willy105 (4691 posts) -
BlackWaterCO said:
"This is creepy

Dude, do you have a girlfriend? actaully, I guess I should ask have you HAD one?

What would your father say?"
He has talent.

You actually get more girls with talent.