Bartkira StarTwo style! Vol 5

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Hello everyone!★★
Today we bring you the page we did for the Bartkira project – Vol.5. (in addition to the ones we did for Vol.4! Check the post about it ►here◄ )
For those who are not familiar with the project, here’s the description on the Bartkira Roadshow youtube channel:

Bartkira is an animated parody mash-up of The Simpsons and Akira. Based on an idea by Ryan Humphrey articulated through comics, the concept was expanded with the Bartkira project, a comic collaboration of Simpsons fans, curated by James Harvey. In association with the comic, Moon Animate Make-Up producer Kaitlin Sullivan pitched the idea of an animated trailer to match and with the work of over fifty artists, produced the Bartkira animated trailer.

We had a lot of fun once again, as expected, but there was more work involved due to the different characters and rhythm of the action.
Despite the slow pace, this gave us an opportunity to turn what could be considered a “boring” page into something more into the Simpsons’ Universe, but not without being worried on how to translate “Akira” into “Simpsons”.

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Squidnapping! Squid smack!

In the end we decided to bring a story within a story, hence the “squidnapping”, making this our favourite page from the ones we made. Well, besides the one with the appearance of Sideshow Bob, because… It’s Sideshow Bob.

Here are some of the stages of the page and also some character studies we did to get a better grip of each one of them.

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Preliminary layout

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ink stage

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We hope you enjoy them just as much as we enjoyed being part of this project!
Take care, everyone!★★

Demon Love at Deviantart Return

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♥Be it Beasts, Angels or Creatures, we hope you love and be loved the same♥

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Since we’re going back to submitting recent works to Deviantart (an art community online), we thought it would be a nice cross posting opportunity, since we’ve been wanting to post this fiery couple for quite a while.

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In case you’re curious and haven’t had the opportunity, we invite you to check out our gallery page right ►here◄

 

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We hope you like it!★★

WIP time (again)

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Simple study of a much fiery love

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Hey everyone! We’re sharing another snipet of a study for an illustration.

 

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You might remember her from a previous post, but if you don’t- fret not! Here’s the link: Hardcandy bite

 

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And now, back to work!!

Quick pinup to be study

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This might not correspond to the final product… teehee ♥

Hi there everybody! Here’s the Cat and the Fox together at long last to start bringing you posts more often! This marks the beginning of a true team-ness feeling for this blog! Woohoo!!!

 

Truth be told, it always saddened us that there was no true way to show that these posts are actually written by two people/pests so we hope the adding of our avatars will change that!

 

Yep, this feels a lot better! So today we’re dropping this quick concept art for a future pinup. We usually discuss an idea, then we do a quick character study until we’re satisfied and then we add a bit of colours.

 

We might tweak the colours when we get closer to the final product but what matters is getting a feel for the character first.

 

This is it for now! If you have any questions for us don’t be shy! We’ll be more than happy to reply the best we can. And now back to celebrating this success and more to come soon! Bye everyone!

Zelda longings

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Zelda’s Breath of the Wild is out and we got no chance of playing it 😥
Nevertheless, we’ll lust after the character designs whenever we can. This one was made months ago when the first images of Zelda got released. Her design is so adorable and we wonder if you can keep her following you around forever and ever, like Marin did in Link’s Awakening.

At least for now we got A Link Between Worlds to keep us going and one day, someday, we’ll join the BOTW hype! *hopeful sighs issue*

All this to say we wished we could play more games but we can’t ahaha…. hah… that’s life for ya, right?

Hibernation Over & Dia do Japão 2017

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Oh… Hey there!

What warm light is this? Is the weather warming up?
Hah, as if the reason for our silence was sweet rested hibernation, no, not at all… How did the saying go… No rest for the weary?(no, not the wicked…) Rightly so, but we are far from complaining as health is finally being recovered, the new place is very comfy and sunny and we are happily busy since the beginning of this year!

We just returned from an event, Dia do Japão (Japan’s Day) organized by the Liga de Estudos Asiáticos at Faculdade de Letras da Universidade de Lisboa (Faculty of Humanities of the University of Lisbon) We loved the day and met wonderful people, some don’t know how close they were of being hugged to death unconsciousness, stuck on our pocket and taken home♥ we want to thank everyone at the lovely organization for all the attention and care they provided us!

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We didn’t get the chance to take many pictures but here’s at least one of them♥

 
We hope everyone has been treated well by 2017 up to now and if not, we hope things start getting better from here on.
Have a great week and take care!★★