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DARK SIDE SoS Promo Poster

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I feel bittersweet with this piece. Why you ask?

Well for starters I wanted to have a contrasting BG with the Sonic squares (RED was not possible when making colour balance adjustments to the layer - ORANGE was the closest I can get).

Secondly I want to do a NIGHT theme but it was too time-consuming at this stage of time and I really need to catch up with my TGAF cartoon works this month. I even tried a trial version of a NIGHT setting but it didn't look as good as I wanted it to be. Maybe next time? ^^

I guess it is still a sweet deal to keep it DAY because it will keep consistency on the setting with the BLUE SIDE poster. ^^ In addition to that doing a NIGHT setting significantly reduces the appealing colours that were ever present in day time. The background colours perfectly fits in with the rich and diverse colours that are seen with the characters in the foreground.

So yeah I guess it was all right after. = )

Nevertheless thanks for your wonderful feedback on my SoS Promo Posters! Please don't forget to visit the Summer of Sonic official website on how you can get involved even if you are not able to attend physically on the day of the event! *thumbs up*

Take care everyone and I shall catch you all on the flip side with new comic pages and more awesome goodies of TGAF! Very exciting times indeed. ;)


P.S. One thing I had forgotten to mention I'm quite proud of the fact that I've been able to maintain the real life setting of London on each of the posters, which is where the SoS event is being held on 9th August 2008. :)

Both posters share a unique architectural setting of contemporary and historical London and on top of that each have a unique iconic attraction in the far background. On BLUE SIDE you can see the BIG BEN and on DARK SIDE you can see the LONDON EYE.

All backgrounds were photo manipulation of my original photos taken in London city during my World Tour in 2007. ;)


P.P.S. A special shout out to the brilliant and dedicated Sonic fan Turbo from Scotland (he too will be attending SoS and I look forward to meeting him in person! ^^) who has accomplished an amazing long running series of radio shows at SEGA Sonic Radio. His show is called TurboDriveLive and be sure to tune in when you get the chance! For more details head over to the 'schedule page', and for downloads head over here.

Turbo's persona is a character that is rarely appreciated in the Sonic fan community. This character appears in Europe's Sonic the Comic series and in honour of Turbo's long time contributions to the community I've added his favourite character in the SoS DARK SIDE poster to mark something rather special out of it! Hope you like that buddy, you deserve it! :D *thumbs up*

P.P.P.S. Sonic 17th Anniversary Logo was made by :iconprofessor-j: [link] All credit goes to his fantastic edition of the Sonic anniversary logo series! = )

P.P.P.P.S. SoS logo design (C) Joanne 'Jemnezmy' Wheatley! = ) Fantastic job on that buddy!

P.P.P.P.P.S All Sonic fan site banners have been used for promotional purposes and I have kept in touch with the site owners to gain permission for using their banners on the poster.


:bulletblue: [BLUE SIDE SoS Poster Challenge Edition] :bulletblue:

:bulletred: [DARK SIDE SoS Poster Challenge Edition] :bulletred:
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