NightStroke's Sketchbook

Discussion in 'Fan art, Fanfic, and other Fan creations!' started by NightStroke, Aug 2, 2016.

  1. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

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    Newest art!

    Whenever I get excited about a game and the ideas behind it, I usually draw stuff from either concept or notion. My first entry is my design of the omniframe, based on Kern's description of the mini-mech that Kern describes it as in the discord channel.
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    The idea is that the omniframe is similar to Shirow Masamune's mecha designs. I probably made mine too tall but I didn't want the pilot's legs showing(seemed odd to me), so I designed the thighs such that an entire human leg could fit. Also I still don't really know what the art style of ember is so that's why it may look kinda firefall-esque
     
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  2. Ronyn

    Ronyn DEEPSTRIKER Community Manager

    Pretty darn cool
     
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  3. Fryepod

    Fryepod Active Member

  4. I mean if that was in the game I'd certainly love it, That picture is really, really good.

    Do you sketch often or only when it comes to a new game that you want to play?
     
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  5. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

    Mood-based, really. Usually I draw out of inspiration(e.g. when BvS came out I was drawing batman everywhere) but I doodle often, in school notebooks and stuff.
     
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  6. Pandagnome

    Pandagnome Well-Known Member

    looking forward to the next inspirational doodles :cool:
     
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  7. Not going to lie, it's really nice. I would love to see more of your doodles, I don't know if you have a Deviant Art or something like to view them
     
  8. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

    This is the first sketch I have uploaded to anything :p. The only other thing I have uploaded(to discord) were designs for movement gear.
     
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  9. Ronyn

    Ronyn DEEPSTRIKER Community Manager

    Oh? Can you post that here as well?
     
  10. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

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    You asked.
    It's not as good in quality or in art-style as my first post. Those were quick drawings to visualize what the core movement abilities/styles I'd like to see. Also this was from early July so I assumed the omniframe would simply be an exosuit, not a mini-mech as it is in the first post.
     
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  11. Pandagnome

    Pandagnome Well-Known Member

    Neat ideas especially like the grappling shoulder cannon reminds me of bionic commando but on the shoulder :p

    An idea Ejector pod or seat that can be activated just before the mech blows up
    otherwise pilot is vaporized :eek:
     
  12. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

    Omniframe art is out! It has a LOT of details that would take a while to replicate with pencil and paper, so I will probably start off piece by piece, designing different heads and arms and stuff, before drawing a full mech. Once I have that done, I will try to design stuff into which the whole mech can sit/attach for flight, vehicular ground movement, underwater movement, etc.(e.g. a giant attachment that mounts on the mech)
     
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  13. Beerdog6

    Beerdog6 Gatestrider

    Looks like you were on the right track. Can't wait to see it
     
  14. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

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    Drew some alternate versions of the meka head! Give me some suggestions on different styles you want to see, or which designs you like and I will try to make a full meka in that style
     
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  15. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

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    Quick Tikimek sketch I made on a hotel notepad. Enjoy!
     
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  16. Joe Solo

    Joe Solo Well-Known Member Ember Dev

    Tiki mask version is awesome haha
     
  17. DARKB1KE

    DARKB1KE Well-Known Member

    Soaring afterburner confirmed. Spotted it in the art writing!
     
  18. AODSpagex

    AODSpagex New Member

    that's talent, right there :)
     
  19. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

    Might as well update this with whatever art I'm doing related to Ember.

    I made an edit of the omnimek such that is has more lighted textures(and consequently looks cooler in the dark, like firefall frames did)

    Here is my current/most updated edit(Purposefully darker image to accentuate the lights)
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  20. NightStroke

    NightStroke Active Member

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    Have a crappy edit of a Tsihumek!
     
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