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Conan Poster.

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Conan the Barbarian(1983) Poster for a Uni assignment
this took ages...trial and error haha

i watched this movie like 10 times, i hope i encapsulated the narrative and feeling in this poster

Pencil lines with Digital colour

you can see the final poster here with text:
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cheers guys!
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fugimoto's avatar
"conan the anime".......ok im convinced!! :squee:
Geeksmithy's avatar
I'm lifelong Conan fan and tend to cringe at modern stylizations of the film franchise but I gotta say, I do like this.  The layout soars.  Brilliantly symmetrical with each character represented with relevant placement.  It shows that you watched the movie 10 times. Very respective details! My only criticism: the negative space.  It doesn't work in your favor with upper 2/3 of the poster so lavish.  The winter scenes in the opening of the film would work well there.  But back to the point, brilliant job! Awesome work! I'd love to see more of your "style" Conan.  All the best.
machinegunkicks's avatar
Awesome! Thanks for your feedback man, I'm big fan of the movie and Arnie in general. 
I do need to draw more Conan!
tyvadi's avatar
Cool. Just showed this to my D&D group. I was shocked none of them had seen it.
tyvadi's avatar
The movie I mean.
spartanforever2000's avatar
you are most welcome
Bubblegumdove's avatar
Damn this is awesome. Shoulda been the poster.
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Emerson-Fialho's avatar
Trabalho fantástico, parabéns!!!
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Mc-Johnstable's avatar
Soooooo friggen choice
amethrym's avatar
woah~! cool poster~ really like the composition ^^
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amethrym's avatar
you're welcome :3
k0di's avatar
really, REALLY awesome bro!
i think it looks even better with text.
you're great.
machinegunkicks's avatar
hah thanks man, reckon? i hope the placement doesn't look awkward, i didn't want to slap it over the image

ps. your Gambit sketch is still in the pipeline, i haven't forgotten..honest!
k0di's avatar
ahah, i'm not an expert on design myself, so judging just by the looks of it, i think the placemente is great! plus the texture on the letters is top notch.
i think you did a great job fitting them to the illustration.
really inspiring!! :D

thanks! i believe you didnt
we college students have a lot of work on our hands 24/7 i know the feel ahah so no worries. just take your time :]
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