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Quake pinup by MrTuke Quake pinup by MrTuke
Same as before. It started off as a loose sketch from a couple of years ago before i decided to finish the sketchbook to have something a bit more presentable. This was also a good opportunity to further practice with dip pens and indian ink.

Haven't played Quake or shooters for donkey years either. It's funnily enough about the 10 year anniversary since i not only started really getting into 1st person shooters (at the time) but also my first stab at modding and creating new characters and levels. Fond happy memories, that i currently don't give a toss about. :P

Still, keep Quaking to whoever it concerns.

Quake by Id software partly after Lovecraft. Art by me. Done with pencil, dip pen and photoshop. Background textures from my collection of photos.

Will probably make some changes to the colours in due time.
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Ashofthewilliams Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2018  Student General Artist
Nothing more badass then a soldier so grizzled and filled with spite, he'd go into the maddening realm of Shub-Niggurath to have his revenge. 
Also, liking the samurai feel of this.
MrTuke Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
Yup, he's a miffed Ranger this chap is. The forces of Quake picked the wrong Base to lay siege to, with an Axe wielding nutjob on the horizon. :E

Since I first inked this years ago, It's been quite rare for me to do Fanart by my own accord these days, but the surprising popularity of this one has had me considering a followup with this guy chopping away more minions.

Cheers for the :+fav: :thumbsup:
Ashofthewilliams Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2018  Student General Artist
no problem, you invoke 80's poster/cover art and I can respect that.
animeche Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2016
MrTuke Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Professional Traditional Artist
Many Cheers. :)
axecalibore Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's impressive. I wish the game looked like that. Good imagination.
MrTuke Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Cheers, mate, though I do think Quake takes a stylised approach worthy for its own worth, whereas this was just for poops and giggles in comparison. (in fact I'm still not sure on why this one has had such an impact myself. :P )

Thanks :thumbsup: 
GreatRogno Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Killing a shambler with only an axe should be a requirement to be president of any country.
Exellent work!
MrTuke Featured By Owner May 4, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
And to be king of the world you have to take out Chthon with your left testicle. :P

Cheers mate. :thumbsup:
Kaal979 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2013
How comes the creator of the coolest
Quake fanart made no similar great?
homestuckWizard Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013
Shambler just wanted a hug. ;n;
Jazon19 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2011
Dude! True honour to Quake 1!!! Have you seen this? [link]
MrTuke Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
I've gotta say I'm quite amazed this pic's turned out to be popular in my gallery. : o

And yup I've seen the new Quake series. I was reasonably chuffed seeing how Tritin gave up on the first Quake film. :)

Cheers mate. :thumbsup:
Jazon19 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011
Quake 1 pictures are pretty rare, and really well done ones even rarer, thatll explain it! XD
Most welcome man! series 2 looks to be amazing.
ChaosAlexander Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2011  Hobbyist
brutally cool sir!;)
ACE-Spark Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2011
I'm with Gaga, this is fantastic. Very 90's. I love the lineart in this.
MrTuke Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Cheers, ACE.
Zombie-Cakes Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hell yes...Quake. Ugh good child hood memories xD If I could I would totally buy this to put on my wall.
MrTuke Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Dang copyright to Idsoftware.

Cheers mate. :)
GagaMan Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
Wow that's fantastic. Great colour choices and the background is snazzy.
Only played this on the Saturn, on which it was rather fuzzy so hard to see what you were shooting at. Enjoyed the hell out of Quake III Arena on Dreamcast for some time though.
MrTuke Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Cheers, chief. Asides from being pretty good games i was digging, i remember Quake really getting me into computer art and animation, along with helping me get into my very first work experience within a graphic design studio doing stuff in photoshop.
All this coupled with Manga entertainment and early anime that i started digging at the time and i swear age 15 to 16 for me was practically a period of religious and artistic enlightenment. XP

Good times, but roll on a new golden age i say. :)
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