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I've got a flying machine

I'm really not sure if I like this.

It's been so long since I last uploaded something that I felt "anything would do" so long as I added something to my gallery. Still... I have this weird obsession that anything I upload should be "different". "Original". I've got plenty of drawings that I keep on my hard drive just because I feel I already have enough drawings of various characters standing around in my gallery.
I'm weird like that.

This has been way overdone. I mean... crazy goggled scientist, with a pipe that blows bubbles, on a winged flying bicycle? Jesus H. Christ, man! But, it just stuck in my head and I decided to go through with it. Call it "my rendition".
I like the fact that he stole a little girl's bike (see the basket? yeah, that's how you tell). And I like the color scheme.
Still, it's nice to know that I actually completed something, for a change.

Textures from Mayang's, by the way.
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Dahaka-II's avatar
pl kalh douleia!! :) tha phgaine pl an to tupwnes se mplouzaki (sth Dwra as poume tha tairiaze pl!):ahoy:
DukeOGlue's avatar
Heheh... arkei na mhn to typwsei katheta... ;P
MrSuSHi87's avatar
I like this piece.
DukeOGlue's avatar
Thank you, that's nice to know :)
rhianimated's avatar
Wonderful! His little basket is the best :) Nice work!
DukeOGlue's avatar
Thank ye kindly (for the fav as well)!
There are also little girly strings hanging off the edge of the handlebars, but those are harder to notice.
TorontoxSkyline's avatar
I love it!
Really cute!
Definately could tell a story off that picture...^^
Endelva's avatar
I agree with the dearest bunny, 'screw what you think'. That's one of your best pieces; it also satisfies my passion for the past - almost any era, really. So, yes, screw what you think, I'm adding it to my favs and I will pet it and love it. Warm, lovely colours, it smells of Jules Verne. :aww:
DukeOGlue's avatar
I'm not sure if I want this to be one of my best pieces :D
It just... isn't really "me".
Still, I guess it has more character than most (of my work), and so, in a way, I can't help but agree.

Ah... Jules Verne, that's real nice of you to say ;)
Endelva's avatar
OK, here's an idea.
If you like Jules Verne, you could illustrate some of his characters in this style.
Then, it might become more 'you' - since you do like him as a writer...
DukeOGlue's avatar
Even though I'd rather try something new, that's definitely not a bad idea...
I might, I might.
Endelva's avatar
I hope you do!
lordceleborn's avatar
Very nice colour pattern, I like duotone alot. The character is really something from 1920's or so. Great work Dim
DukeOGlue's avatar
Yeah, I like duo(dual?)tone, too. And that was the feeling I was going for, anyway, so 'sall good.
I would've played with the textures, more, if I went at it again. It's not like there was a lot of computer work involved, so I could've spent more time... I just wasn't able to find any cool-looking "old-movie" filters. You know, with dots, and lines running down the image.

bunnydee's avatar
Screw you and what you think, man, I'm putting this in my favs... I warned ya :P
Bluthan's avatar
When Dim showed to me I said "that's nice" and he got offended cause it wasn't a proper comment :P

So.. "exceptional work sir" is in order here.
No really, it is very nice, I just thought it's gonna have more details like gears n stuff.
DukeOGlue's avatar
"It's nice".
-You like that guy?
-Weeell... he's nice...

MMmmmnot so good :P
It's like saying "yeah, ok, I saw it".
Leaves you wanting more.
Kaylo's avatar
I love this.
I think it is a very neat drawing.

:+fav: from me :D
DukeOGlue's avatar
Heya! Thanks girly-girl! :D

Nice to see you're uploading stuff, again, too...! Way ta go!
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