The Second Apocalypse

Earwa => General Earwa => Topic started by: Crtha on August 01, 2014, 12:04:59 am

Title: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on August 01, 2014, 12:04:59 am
Lovely work once again, Somna.  You spoil us terribly.

I suspect Angrashael might have looked into the inverse flame and the story is derived from that.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 06, 2014, 04:59:10 am
Cheers, man.  (sigh)  You're probably right about the IF.  Fuckin' Bakker... is nothing simple and straight-forward in your world?  Is a spoon not just a spoon?  No, it's some devious Inchoroi obscenity we call a spoon.  I drool over the complexity, and yet find myself yearning for simplicity.  :-\
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on August 07, 2014, 03:32:50 am
Quote
"Simplicity. Symmetry. Beauty.  These are but the appearance of the holy - the gilding that deceives."

But seriously art should show things as described, I think. Just can't stop speculating. ;)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on August 07, 2014, 11:16:26 pm
I came across that Angeshrael piece when I happened to look him up on the PoN wiki. Awesome stuff dude! While Cure's idea of the "fire" in question being the IF has crossed my mind, I've always been more attracted to the idea that it was simply a "scrying fire", much like the one Kellhus shows to Proyas. Assuming that this story is NOT literal (and to an extent, I think most of the older tales of the Gods are indeed mostly true), then it would imply that an Inchoroi somehow posed as Husyelt (not all that unbelievable) and that the IF is something, well...mobile, for lack of a better word. An object that one can carry it around with them. For whatever reason, I do not have the impression that the IF is like that...it seems more like something that's stuck in the heart of the Ark, and thus one must travel to it. But if it is mobile, then it could have been a goad to make the Tribes of Men invade Earwa, except then we already know for a fact that they did this pretty satisfactorily with the Tusk itself.

It's an interesting question. The very early periods of Earwa are one of the most intriguing things in the series for me (mainly the origins of the Nonmen and their relation to humans, and where the Gods fit into all of this -- I don't think the Inchoroi were relevant to the origins of the peoples of Earwa). We already know the Inchoroi were tooling around and manipulating humans in Eanna, but then we also know that all these seemingly mythical stories about Gods and their abilities ended up being pretty literal. Just look at what Yatwer can do. As with many -- practically all -- mysteries in the series, it could really go at least two ways, if not more. 
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 15, 2014, 04:04:27 am
goddammit...  just wrote out a whole thing here and lost it all.   :-\  can't bring myself to rewrite it all.  did some ark sketches.  anyone have feedback, just for fun?  might do more if there's interest.

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Aural on August 15, 2014, 04:08:11 pm
goddammit...  just wrote out a whole thing here and lost it all.   :-\  can't bring myself to rewrite it all.  did some ark sketches.  anyone have feedback, just for fun?  might do more if there's interest.

Very nice. Love the idea of it looking like a living being.

Your art constantly makes me feel sad about how poor my imagination is, but of course you should make more, you are the (unofficially) official TSA artist after all. People are counting on you. ;)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on August 15, 2014, 05:58:35 pm
As usual Somnambulist, great stuff.


For some reason I am partial to the Squid rendering.  It would fit nicely with the Inchies having gills and the possibility that the Arc itself gave birth to the Inchoroi.


Keep it up!


Edit: Your "WTF" looks like a cobra.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: SilentRoamer on August 15, 2014, 08:05:51 pm
I like that Som,

Can you switch it to a purply red?

The whale with tails would look like a giant penis then in keeping with the Inchoroi theme of phallus worship.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 15, 2014, 09:55:20 pm
Yeah, blue is just the color I sketch in, but I get the joke.  I guess there's no escaping the giant flying penis analogies.  Maybe more like a monstrous sperm fertilizing a world-egg.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on August 16, 2014, 02:57:04 am
Awesome stuff Somm. I personally would  go with a mix between the cruiser and the squid. It should definitely look somewhat like a living thing, but I do like the front area of the cruiser a lot.

It would fit nicely with the Inchies having gills and the possibility that the Arc itself gave birth to the Inchoroi.

Wait, the Inchoroi had gills? I've never heard/noticed this before. Not trying to discredit you or anything, I'm just really curious because I've never heard this before. Do you happen to remember where and what book this is mentioned?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on August 16, 2014, 03:11:33 am
Don't remember that either, but their description does remind me of fish a bit - what with the transuclent grey skin and all.

I kind of imagined the ark as having a larger, perhaps more bulbous main section.  Space faring vessels do not require aerodynamics in my mind. :D
That said, all of those concept sketches are awesome.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 16, 2014, 03:35:22 am
Thanks guys.  The gill comment was from The False Sun, I believe.  The inchie's description mentioned "the fluting of gill tissue" on its neck.

FB, which one is the cruiser?  The Cricket?  I'll work up some more sketches based on all your comments.  Except for the purple penis maybe.   ;)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on August 16, 2014, 06:49:26 pm
Thanks guys.  The gill comment was from The False Sun, I believe.  The inchie's description mentioned "the fluting of gill tissue" on its neck.

FB, which one is the cruiser?  The Cricket?  I'll work up some more sketches based on all your comments.  Except for the purple penis maybe.   ;)

Ah yeah, the Cricket is what I meant, just misread the title there. Either way that one looks a bit more "space-shipey" to me, which I think is good (but again, an organic element definitely feel like a necessary presence in some fashion, and given what we know of the ship, a squid -- or other aquatic creature -- makes too much sense not to include).
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on August 18, 2014, 06:08:06 pm
They had gills, I think its mentioned more than once, TFS and TTT glossary maybe.

The first one makes me think of Zerg, but any giant space faring living thing does.

I like 2 the best, 3 the least. Less streamlined is a fair point. It is in space, after all. However, it did end up almost entirely buried so maybe it was pointy.

Thanks for the sperm - egg analogy. Very fitting.

Great stuff as always Som.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on August 19, 2014, 04:09:18 am
It was a many-chambered mountain, wrought in a gold-gleaming metal that could not be scored, let alone broken. A city rolled into the warped planes of some misbegotten fish. A ruin that the world could not stomach, that the ages could not digest.

More fish analogies.

"There are some," Achamian whispered, "who argue that the entire Ark is a thing of bone, that vein and skin once pulsed across these walls."
"You mean the Ark once lived?"
Achamian nodded, even as he swallowed for dread. "The Inchoroi called themselves Children of the Ark. The most ancient Nonmen lays refer to them as the Orphans."
"So this thing... this place... mothered them?"
Seswatha smiled. "Or fathered... The fact is, we haven't the words for such things. Even if we could pierce the shroud of millennia, I fear this place would remain beyond our understanding."
"But I understand full well," the young Prince said. "You're saying that Golgotterath is a dead womb."


Perhaps zombie green/blue/grey flesh-tones with golden spines?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 27, 2014, 04:17:06 am
Been a bit busy with life, but this is one I've wanted to do for a while.  A total flight of fantasy, but why the hell not?

The enigmatic Witch-King, Su'juroit.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Witch-King-478409638 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Witch-King-478409638)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: SilentRoamer on August 27, 2014, 08:11:39 am
As usual Som you have a flare for capturing the tone of the Gnostic sorcery.

Really like this - one of my favourite of yours yet.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Aural on August 27, 2014, 12:21:26 pm
Nice. This, the Fallen, and the False Sun are my favorites of yours yet.

One question though, was that an actual sword or a magical lightsaber?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Hirtius/Pansa on August 27, 2014, 07:10:07 pm
Christ, stop spoiling us Som  :P

Is that just supposed to be some war-paint aesthetic on his cheeks?

Also, if this is another rendering of the copper tree of Siol, I prefer this one much more than the one on the shield of Cujara Cinmoi.  The roots on this one make it look that much more gnarled.  Something more horrifying than regal.  Fitting for a Witch-King.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on August 27, 2014, 08:45:43 pm
I was also going to ask if that was the Copper Tree of Siol. 

Either way, another great entry.  I do wonder if we'll ever learn more about this obscure character or if it was just a way to let the reader know that Kellhus had asked an intelligent question about whether a 2nd inutteral was possible and had ever been attempted.  A Su-juroit Atrocity Tale would be fun.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on August 28, 2014, 02:00:48 am
This is awesome...
but, as a continuity buff, I must protest because his eyes and mouth aren't glowing.  He's clearly wielding sorcery.

Sorry.  I feel bad because I'm criticizing such a sublime piece.  :,(

eta; In the interests of disseminating Bakker and perhaps getting more exposure for yourself, have you considered sharing on r/fantasy?  They seem to love illustrations there.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on August 28, 2014, 01:29:50 pm
Haha Curethan, complaining about the eyes/mouth, but you're right.

Either way, looks great. Something about the face looks a bit too angular to be human (nice job).

Love the concentric circles around the hands/fingertips/head. I'm a sucker for complex geometries, and you renderings of the Gnosis make my brain happy.
Great job on the robes as well.

The whole thing exudes power.


As a potential defence of non-glowing eyes:
The eyes/mouth/forehead only glow when casting the sorcery. Holding the meaning in one's soul once it has been cast does not perpetually keep the eyes lit. Example: Surrilic point, Mim holds without glowy eyes. The circles may be some kind of ward or other spell that has lasting effects (thinking of Inrau's speed buffs), and this depicts  Su'juroit after the casting.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on August 28, 2014, 01:55:33 pm
Somnambulist,


Love it.  Really like the face and the accompanying youthful look, makes him seem more dangerous for some reason.


We need to start a disseminating Somnambulist thread and make it official!  (This thread is pretty much already doing so...)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 28, 2014, 02:18:43 pm
Thanks for all the great feedback, everyone.  Cheers, SilentRoamer and Garet Jax.  In answer to various questions:

Ashtinahgma:  Real sword, enhanced with sorcery, like the Nonman in TDTCB prologue whose sword seemed to reflect the light of another sun kinda thing.

Hirtius/Pansa:  Yes, just ritual-esque paint on the face.  I don't know if I meant it to be THE Copper Tree, but I see the correlation now.  I more had in mind the connection that witches seem to have to nature in Earwa.  The golden color was just an attempt to make it stand out against the background colors.  So, unintentionally intentional.

Triskele:  I agree.  I don't think Su'juroit will feature again, but a showdown between Kellhus and the Witch-King would be awesome.

Curethan:  You wouldn't believe how many times I went back and forth with the eye-glow/no-eye-glow thing.  Wilshire's defense on my part is accurate, and his example was exactly the one I was going to give.  The portrait is in that moment after the sorcery has been called.  That's where I ended up going because I wanted to show the face and eyes.

Wilshire:  Back to the face comment, thanks!  That's what I was trying to go for.  The inhumanness of Nonmen features, which is why I decided against the eye-glow.  Tried to show the 'beauty' of their faces, the differences between Man and Nonman.  Also, for this one specifically, I wanted to make the face androgynous.  Su'juroit's title is the Witch-King (female-male monikers), so he/she could have been either in my mind.

Anyway, thanks for listening!  Cheers.

Screenshot of eye-glow version below.

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on August 28, 2014, 03:26:54 pm
The eye glowing is a one of the great mechanics of Earwan sorcery, and I love seeing it added.

I thought the face looked strangely feminine, but still alien. You did a good job with it. And, you were right, the eye glow detracts from the facial structure. I think if the intent was to make the face a focus point, you made the right call leaving it out.

We need to start a disseminating Somnambulist thread and make it official!  (This thread is pretty much already doing so...)
Well we do have the curated art thread that pulls it all together. I wouldn't want to make too many stickies.
Maybe make Earwa Art its own subthread in General Earwa? Then we could have curated works for each artist, which madness/me would maintain, but then have individual topics per work (One sticky for, say, Somna, one for Q, one for Others)? That way the art would be easy to find via search or scrolling through (title of the topic would be title of the piece), the curated topics make it easy to find by author, and discussion are easy(er) to track...

Thoughts? May or may not be better than just having (I), (II,) (III), etc. topics.

As for actually dissemination... Not really sure. Maybe Penguin is interested in an "(un)official TSA artwork companion".?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on August 28, 2014, 03:42:47 pm
Curethan:  Sorry, missed the comment about r/fantasy before.  I'm not terribly familiar with reddit, so I didn't consider/know about that one.  Thanks for mentioning it, I'll probably look into it.  I uploaded to r/bakker for a while, but the last few times I tried, I kept getting errors, so I kind of gave up.  It was probably me just being a spaz, but I should try again, I suppose.

As for further dissemination, I dusted off my old twitter account and started posting there lately, as well, but my whopping 11 followers is kinda anemic.   :D  Of course, the deviantart account gets a lot of traffic, and I've joined groups there to get the images in front of more eyes.  Facebook seems like a logical step, but I still rebel against that one for illogical reasons.  Anyway, thanks again, guys!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on August 28, 2014, 03:46:34 pm
I'd be sceptical about facebook. They have some pretty terrible usage agreements. Posting it there probably gives them permission, forever, to use it in any way they see fit.

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on August 29, 2014, 11:33:01 am
Curethan:  You wouldn't believe how many times I went back and forth with the eye-glow/no-eye-glow thing.  Wilshire's defense on my part is accurate, and his example was exactly the one I was going to give.  The portrait is in that moment after the sorcery has been called.  That's where I ended up going because I wanted to show the face and eyes.


Okay, I can roll with that :D
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on August 29, 2014, 09:50:01 pm
Fuck!  Every time Somnambulist!  Really get an eerie vibe and a sense that Witch-King is beyond comprehension  :)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on September 04, 2014, 05:27:18 pm
A.M., as Mallahet

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Mallahet-480242278 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Mallahet-480242278)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on September 04, 2014, 05:36:32 pm
Reminds me a bit too strongly of the Swayali, though the details on this one are great. The magic definitely echos of water, and the glow snake eyes are a nice touch. Great job, yet again.

Why don't you produce something mediocre so I can stop praising you? :P

btw I'd love 1 more god, idc which. I've got the 7 that you have done so far made into a wallpaper and could really use one more to even it out to 4 per screen. A selfish request though. Do what inspires you as it will be a superior work.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on September 05, 2014, 03:00:35 am
Another great one. 

But it raises a question for me that may be meaningless in the grand scheme of things.  Somn, your other random Cishaurim was also shaved-headed.  We don't actually get a detail that the Cishaurim all shave their heads do we?  I know that Moenghus does.  It's mentioned several times during the long final sequence with Kellhus.  But I just wondered what made you go with that look for the other Cish too. 
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on September 05, 2014, 04:30:26 am
Huh, I had to dig for it.  TTT, Chapter 16, Shimeh, the waterbearer in the tunnels is described as having a shaved pate.  Then later, Yalgrota had grabbed Fanfarokar (a Cishaurim primary) and "hammered the shaven skull into sopping ruin."  There might be more, but it's late and that's probably sufficient.   :)

Thanks for the comments, guys.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on September 05, 2014, 04:36:30 am
Oh, damn.  Well, that's more evidence than I remembered.  Thanks, Somn. 

But Meppa has hair as white as snow-capped mountains, so it's a bit unclear. 
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on September 05, 2014, 04:41:32 am
Yeah, Meppa...  when first reading he had long white hair, I was like 'Whaaaaaaaaaat....?  He's not Cishaurim!'  I guess it's not a sin to grow your hair out when there are no other Cish left to call you a hippie.  lol
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Crtha on September 05, 2014, 06:07:48 am
Maybe nobody has told Meppa that he is supposed to be bald.  He seems somewhat... forgetful, after all.

Thanks for the new wallpaper btw, Somna.  Bellisimo!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: SilentRoamer on September 05, 2014, 09:26:37 am
Som this is awesome! I really like the swirling on the cloak, seems to add a lot of depth to the image.

Really, really good work Som.

Yeah I always imagined the Cish as bald and was never sure why. I guess I read the "shaven" descriptions and mind filled in the blanks.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on September 18, 2014, 06:05:54 pm
Everyone's favorite homicidal maniac.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Cnaiur-483112523 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Cnaiur-483112523)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on September 18, 2014, 07:56:59 pm
Is that a heart in his hand? Gruesome.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on September 19, 2014, 03:48:05 am
Mature content is on!

ETA:  I wonder if it only put mature content on because of "most violent of all men" in the description.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on September 19, 2014, 12:09:28 pm
Right, forgot about that.  It's also on the PON wiki.

 http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140918180921/princeofnothing/images/9/98/Cnaiur.jpg  (http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20140918180921/princeofnothing/images/9/98/Cnaiur.jpg)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on September 28, 2014, 11:32:14 pm
All of FB's fan art collected on pinterest!

http://www.pinterest.com/bakkerfans/francis-buck-fan-art/

going to do a board for Somnambulist, Quinthane, Earwan Maps and what else?  TELL ME
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on September 30, 2014, 04:42:23 am
Concept sketch of the Ark.  Wanted to do some sci-fi.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Ark-of-the-Skies-485492606 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Ark-of-the-Skies-485492606)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on September 30, 2014, 12:19:17 pm
Looks good Somna. The little tendrils off the front, for whatever reason, make it seem alive.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 01, 2014, 03:54:48 am
Cnaiur

http://img1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20141001035130/2nd/images/thumb/b/b5/Cnai.png/640px-Cnai.png
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 01, 2014, 04:09:06 am
Wight in the Mountain

http://img2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20141001040659/princeofnothing/images/thumb/6/66/Wightinthemountain.png/640px-Wightinthemountain.png
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on October 01, 2014, 05:02:21 am
Hey, Quinthane!  Nice to see you around again.  Great portrait of Cnaiur.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 01, 2014, 10:17:07 am
hey Som. love your new stuff too.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 01, 2014, 12:33:37 pm
The return of Quinthane! An exciting occurrence.

Is the Cnaiur one new? I seem to recognize it, though maybe I'm just thinking of the other headshot you did.
Both are great, thanks for posting.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on October 01, 2014, 07:35:46 pm
Cnaiur

http://img1.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20141001035130/2nd/images/thumb/b/b5/Cnai.png/640px-Cnai.png

radiating hate!!!  the one track left!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 02, 2014, 04:37:01 pm
Maybe we should change the title of this topic to "unofficial official TSA artwork" and make another one of just "tsa related", like this below. MG mentioned it looked like Quya magic. Maybe an Inchoroi singing...

Fox Lu - Artist
"DoomMaster-Satrath (http://dxthpu4318olx.cloudfront.net/assets/images/images/000/160/085/large/90c74b232272bc40cd3ca94e854c8cb33db51dee.jpg?1408031098)"

Inchoroi Space tentacles in the back sky, giant bashrag wrecking ships in the sea in the back, Wracu clouding the skies, and an Inchoroi Singing? Or a Quya.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on October 02, 2014, 05:01:49 pm
Fox Lu - Artist
"DoomMaster-Satrath (http://dxthpu4318olx.cloudfront.net/assets/images/images/000/160/085/large/90c74b232272bc40cd3ca94e854c8cb33db51dee.jpg?1408031098)"


That is fkn boss.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 04, 2014, 05:01:05 am
...the judging eye had opened...


http://fav.me/d81ic2r
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on October 04, 2014, 05:08:46 pm
The artists of TSA are wonderful, but I thought you guys might get a kick out of this snarky thing from the Onion:

http://www.theonion.com/articles/archaeologists-discover-cave-where-ancient-humans,37088/
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 06, 2014, 02:21:38 pm
Quinthane, that is a terrifying piece. So much pain.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 07, 2014, 11:01:49 am
"Your father bids me tell you...."

http://fav.me/d81x53b
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 07, 2014, 11:16:54 am
Iyokas

http://fav.me/d81x611
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 07, 2014, 12:34:13 pm
Great stuff as always. Glad to see some new stuff. Is that NonmanMadness one new as well?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 08, 2014, 04:11:23 pm
no, nonman madness isn't new. it was drawn back in....in.......um.......YOU WILL HEAR MY SERMON!!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on October 11, 2014, 04:07:37 pm
Loving it Quinthane!!!

can i make requests to the artists of tsa?  i have no idea how hard or feasible any of this would be, but they looks neat in my mind-eye:

- sarcellus' closed face with the silvery lines from the burn
- the yatwer/dead-sranc before posparian and sorweel
- kellhus in the kyudean mansion, holding the lamp, looking up at the scroll racks stretching up out of vision
- psatma at the struck table with the red gelatinous eyes
- sranc crawling on their bellies towards the great ordeal
- young kellhus in the unmasking room, examining the opened faces of defectives
- an anasurimbor family portrait (including both moes!)
- cnauir 'inside' serwe's face
- xerius on the andiamine throne in silhouette
- mallahet with skaurus' face overlaid
- inrau praying before onkis
- inrau punching out a skin-spy heart
- xinemus 'wearing' iyokus' eyes
- xinemus and akka walking the shadow way, cishaurim watching
- a flying nonman chariot
- the grasping ritual
- at the battle of mengedda, the first shrial knight with chorae to kill a cishaurim
- saubon holding kellhus from falling, "the whore will be kind"
- kusalt dying "i would have you know..."
- moenghus fists of blue kung fu
- wlw plunging knife into maithanet
- sorweel to eskeles "you have to do something with light!"
- sorweel to serwa "then drop me"
- kosoter killing mysunsai sorcerer
- child conversing with synthese
- inchoroi doctors ministering to nonwomen
- inchoroi clad in corpses

EDIT: also wanted to add:
- dunyain children trying to touch the knee of the sword pragma
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on October 12, 2014, 12:03:25 am
Loving the new stuff Quin and Somm. Keep it up!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 12, 2014, 02:22:03 am
give it my best shot. stay tuned.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Aural on October 12, 2014, 12:40:46 pm
Grimdark Magazine, which is publishing a new Atrocity Tale in the near future, is looking for art submissions for its covers. Just thought I'd let you know in case there is interest.

http://grimdarkmagazine.com/pages/artist-submission-guidelines
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 13, 2014, 11:27:45 pm
blue flashing hands (in progress)

http://fav.me/d82qlem
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on October 14, 2014, 11:29:16 am
blue flashing hands (in progress)

http://fav.me/d82qlem

MAGIC HANDS!

Quinthane, is the Kyudean mansion part your overall favorite?  It is awesome--I suspect we'll be rereading it a lot after TUC comes out.  So much of the nonman history is suggestive but not revelatory...
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 15, 2014, 03:42:09 am
yes it is. i think it invokes the feelings i had reading LoTR when trekking through Moria.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on October 15, 2014, 04:37:57 am
Akka, like a boss.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Akka-488568007 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Akka-488568007)

Also, the animated steps, my first one, don't know if anyone cares:

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Animation-Akka-488568281 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Animation-Akka-488568281)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 15, 2014, 05:09:21 am
"I WILL REMEMBER!"

http://fav.me/d82vsdj
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 15, 2014, 12:52:44 pm
Somna that animation is really cool. I think it adds something to the final piece. Helps me notice some of the details I might have otherwise missed. Great job.


Quinthane, that's a great depiction of that scene.

Thank you both for filling in the gabs of my own imagination :).
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 16, 2014, 01:22:57 am
Cnaiur crossing the Carathay

http://fav.me/d82zpyk
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on October 16, 2014, 04:47:47 am
Amazing stuff, fellas. 

Quinth - I think those are your best yet.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 16, 2014, 07:13:56 am
Proyas, "I see no army."
Conphas, "Ah, but you do."


http://fav.me/d830anh
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on October 16, 2014, 08:20:38 pm
Grimdark Magazine, which is publishing a new Atrocity Tale in the near future, is looking for art submissions for its covers. Just thought I'd let you know in case there is interest.

http://grimdarkmagazine.com/pages/artist-submission-guidelines

THIS IS PERFECT FOR Q AND S!!!!  PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 18, 2014, 01:17:23 am
above Sauglish

http://fav.me/d837h9u
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on October 18, 2014, 02:02:52 pm
above Sauglish

http://fav.me/d837h9u

This one is I amazing Quinthane.  Keep up the good work!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 18, 2014, 10:08:11 pm
heathen

http://fav.me/d83beyt

skarus

http://fav.me/d83bfgd
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 18, 2014, 10:19:30 pm
walking the shadow way.

http://fav.me/d83bh5z

seal

http://fav.me/d83bhjd
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 18, 2014, 10:26:46 pm
dragon fight redux


http://fav.me/d83bii4

the queue

http://fav.me/d83birh

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on October 18, 2014, 11:10:42 pm
Heathen, Seal, and The Queue are fantastic. I've attempted doing that Seal of Hell thing before but I never could figure out where to go with it.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 18, 2014, 11:57:13 pm
tranquil

http://fav.me/d83bvxm
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 20, 2014, 08:48:52 pm
King Saubon

http://fav.me/d83kbqe
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Aural on October 20, 2014, 09:22:10 pm
King Saubon

http://fav.me/d83kbqe

Nice, this has to be among my favorites of yours yet.

The thing with the hair color was done on purpose right?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 20, 2014, 09:35:57 pm
if you like the effect, yes.

if not, then no. color typo.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 20, 2014, 09:36:40 pm
Cleric and the Father of Wracu

http://fav.me/d83kitd
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on October 20, 2014, 11:42:52 pm
i'm berry behind on tweeting the art, so sorry!  so buzzy, will catch up :(
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 21, 2014, 02:07:53 am
Sohonc library battle

http://fav.me/d83lkx7
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 21, 2014, 03:57:38 am
Skafra

http://fav.me/d83ly35
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on October 21, 2014, 02:39:28 pm
Quinthane, awesome work as usual!


I am getting accustomed to logging in every morning to new artwork, so keep it up!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 22, 2014, 02:28:52 am
skin-spy (redux)

http://fav.me/d83penu
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 22, 2014, 05:18:45 am
barrow

http://fav.me/d83q1do
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 22, 2014, 07:16:30 am
swyall witch

http://fav.me/d83q8d7
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 23, 2014, 02:08:39 pm
for a thousand years



http://fav.me/d83urft
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 23, 2014, 05:24:19 pm
the wall (in progress)

http://fav.me/d83vaja
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 23, 2014, 05:25:24 pm
That makes me think it seen through the eyes of a dreamer.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 24, 2014, 12:23:28 am
vista

http://fav.me/d83wqq8
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 24, 2014, 04:11:50 am
esmi's mask

http://fav.me/d83xieq
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on October 24, 2014, 12:01:03 pm
Why mature content on that one?

I always pictured that as a very smooth and expressionless mask.

Also, lots of stuff lately, what inspired you?

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Madness on October 24, 2014, 02:56:23 pm
Amazing stuff, as per usual, Quinthane. The Wall was particularly creepy.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 24, 2014, 03:51:32 pm
i couldn't remember how much of Esmi's boobs were showing so i went with 'mature' just in case.

what's inspired me lately? Esmi's boob.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 24, 2014, 08:54:56 pm
aging akka


http://fav.me/d83zva0
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 24, 2014, 09:36:29 pm
...and some more

http://fav.me/d8401oy
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 25, 2014, 04:55:59 am
study guide

http://fav.me/d841lwt
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 25, 2014, 08:24:07 pm
sarcellus

http://fav.me/d8448wq
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on October 25, 2014, 09:47:19 pm
That second Akka is awesome dude, really like it.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 30, 2014, 07:18:47 am
further study.

http://fav.me/d84n6in
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 30, 2014, 07:28:28 am
heathen

http://fav.me/d84n72o
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on October 30, 2014, 11:45:52 am
Inrau

http://fav.me/d84nkmh
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 04, 2014, 02:08:13 am
Nonman Embassy (this one still needs lots of work)

http://fav.me/d8577r0
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on November 04, 2014, 11:10:26 am
Quinthane, you are rockin!  It's awesome that you do so much on the Kyudean mansion.  I didn't think of it as a Moria thing, but now I want to go reread it.  I think Moria might be the Great Meat Hook that Tolkien seizes his audience with.  The flight from the Nazgul is good, but Moria o Moria!

How can i compliment your latest explosion?  i cannot!  but i will say

Sarcellus - i'm really getting the 'clenched' intensity vibe from his face
Inrau - so torn and chosen!
The Shadow Way - love the way they move through the 'blood of night'!
For 1000 Years - those dark eye cavities are drawing me and the whole picture in
Swayali - so bright, so damned!

:)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 06, 2014, 05:31:34 am
conriyan knight

http://fav.me/d85fpwp
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 06, 2014, 08:50:33 am
nonman

http://fav.me/d85g2es
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: SilentRoamer on November 06, 2014, 12:05:42 pm
Quinthane, I really like your Nonman Embassy - easily my favourite of your work. I also disagree with you - I don't think it needs any more work! Its ethereal and barely realised, much like the Nonman consciousness.

Great work
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 07, 2014, 12:43:30 am
behold

http://fav.me/d85ikhg
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 07, 2014, 12:38:50 pm
fight in the dark


http://fav.me/d85k80e
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 08, 2014, 11:20:00 pm
which do you prefer?

http://fav.me/d85qlv3

or
http://fav.me/d85qm30

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 08, 2014, 11:40:46 pm
fight in the dark (updated)

http://fav.me/d85qp01
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Bolivar on November 09, 2014, 12:14:17 am
I liked the first of the no god ones better for some reason, even though the second captures more of what's going on with the stars.

Amazing stuff all around!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on November 09, 2014, 02:15:04 am
First one
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on November 09, 2014, 09:23:49 pm
Cjara-Cinmoi

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Ancient-Glory-493565577 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Ancient-Glory-493565577)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Hirtius/Pansa on November 10, 2014, 01:11:36 am
*Picks jaw off of the floor*
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on November 10, 2014, 05:19:18 am
Damnit, I think you gave him all the majesty he was meant to have.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 10, 2014, 05:28:59 pm
aspect e

http://fav.me/d85y5wu

akka does yard work

http://fav.me/d85y622

earlier version
http://fav.me/d85y6ht

father and son (updated)

http://fav.me/d85y6nh
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 10, 2014, 05:40:33 pm
a-warring we have come.


http://fav.me/d85y7yu
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on November 10, 2014, 05:40:48 pm
"The Tusk", as drawn by David Rankine (artist of the original PoN covers). Never ended up being published.

EDIT
Framed it finally:
http://imgur.com/gallery/0C5yQmp
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 10, 2014, 05:43:51 pm
mo' wracu

http://fav.me/d85y8az
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 10, 2014, 05:56:47 pm
even mo' wracu

http://fav.me/d85y9sk
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on November 11, 2014, 03:32:42 pm
I really like those wracu. All the ones you have most recently posted are amazing.

Somna, now that is an nonman hero.

Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 11, 2014, 10:19:04 pm
what do you see?

http://fav.me/d863hfz
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on November 12, 2014, 03:44:20 am
These are looking really good, Quinth.  I agree with an earlier poster that your chariot was awesome as it was.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 12, 2014, 04:10:50 am
Ciphrang

http://fav.me/d864uar
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 12, 2014, 08:23:49 am
Cironji Marine

http://fav.me/d865db9
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 15, 2014, 12:31:31 pm
Eli

http://fav.me/d86h34u
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 15, 2014, 12:32:51 pm
Fane

http://fav.me/d86h3bv
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 15, 2014, 12:34:29 pm
Mimara

http://fav.me/d86h3h0
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 15, 2014, 01:47:52 pm
Tryse knight

http://fav.me/d86h9gh
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 15, 2014, 01:49:08 pm
WhiteLuck

http://fav.me/d86h9gh
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 15, 2014, 01:50:56 pm
the reaver

http://fav.me/d86ha31
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Madness on November 15, 2014, 03:45:10 pm
Whiteluck links to Tryse knight?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on November 15, 2014, 11:02:59 pm
Straight from The Coffers (http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/prophet-of-the-past/#comment-38611):

A map, penned by Bakker, some 30 years ago, unearthed today as he was cleaning out "the barn":

https://rsbakker.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/original-map.png

(https://rsbakker.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/original-map.png)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 16, 2014, 12:30:26 am
righteous.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 16, 2014, 12:32:48 am
very good, young madness. your kung fu is strong.

white luck

http://fav.me/d86h9vw
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on November 16, 2014, 01:00:28 am
Straight from The Coffers (http://rsbakker.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/prophet-of-the-past/#comment-38611):

A map, penned by Bakker, some 30 years ago, unearthed today as he was cleaning out "the barn":

https://rsbakker.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/original-map.png

(https://rsbakker.files.wordpress.com/2014/11/original-map.png)

Bad. Ass.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 16, 2014, 01:40:29 am
Zioz

http://fav.me/d86k0jg
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Hirtius/Pansa on November 16, 2014, 04:10:45 am
The names for regions and polities on that proto-map really fuck with my mind.  But is it weird that I actually prefer the physical geography on that one than the canon map?  The proto-map looks... not as cut and clean.  A bit more haphazard and random.  I don't know.  I dig it.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 17, 2014, 02:50:59 am
Conphas

http://fav.me/d86oier
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 17, 2014, 03:03:52 pm
war

http://fav.me/d86q4w2
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 18, 2014, 12:14:35 pm
Zin 'seeing'.

http://fav.me/d86tohm
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Madness on November 18, 2014, 01:26:51 pm
Lol, ask and you may receive, MG.

[sarcasm]Yeah, I'd totally give up on that ability to create art at a moment's notice.[/sarcasm] If that's you were actually talking about in Quorum, Quinthane (wicked alliteration, that).
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on November 18, 2014, 10:20:45 pm
Zin 'seeing'.

http://fav.me/d86tohm

OH GOD I LOVE IT, THIS IS BROADCASTING NAO! IT'S ZIN'S MADNESS THAT I'M SEEING AND HE'S NOT
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 19, 2014, 10:05:20 am
witch

http://fav.me/d86xanz
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 20, 2014, 02:58:50 am
CopperTree

http://fav.me/d8702be
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 20, 2014, 09:25:20 am
AE

http://fav.me/d870zyt

or

http://fav.me/d870zyt
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on November 20, 2014, 01:45:02 pm
Those are the same? But I really like that one.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Triskele on November 22, 2014, 03:49:43 am
Quinth and Somn - You guys are unreal.  I cannot believe that I'm getting these obscure books that I love brought to life like this. 
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 22, 2014, 04:01:36 am
blasting

http://fav.me/d877wdv
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 22, 2014, 10:45:59 pm
thanks Trisk. that's great to hear. hope you continue to like the stuff you see. (WHAT DO YOU SEE?!!!)

truth shines
q
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 23, 2014, 12:06:32 am
Whelming ceremony of Kelmomas

http://fav.me/d87bfnb
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 24, 2014, 04:19:54 am
Mog

http://fav.me/d87gy7a
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on November 24, 2014, 04:21:15 am
Dread Sil

http://fav.me/d87gydy
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on January 05, 2015, 06:34:06 pm
it's not art, but look at this Bakker thingy!
http://i.imgur.com/vwumICv.jpg
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 05, 2015, 07:12:33 pm
It is indeed art! Nice find and/or creation.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 14, 2015, 06:33:43 am
So, as some of you may know, I started doing daily sketches, not necessarily anything to do with TSA, just trying to improve my art.  This allows me a lot of freedom to do whatever comes to mind, trying out different styles, etc.  Subsequently, I received a comment on my deviantArt page asking what "all these images are from, and it looks like I moved on from PON art" (to paraphrase). After explaining the sketch thing, I answered that I have certainly not moved on from TSA art, quite the opposite.  As one of you knows, I've been working on a lot of illustrations for a TSA project, but won't be posting those until such time as this 'other thing' is completed and drops.  No real news on when that might actually be, but hopefully before The Unholy Consult hits the shelves.  Anyway, I think this thing could be really cool, so here's hoping it'll help spur sales of Scott's books (when it's done).

In the meantime, it's been a while since I did something that I could share here, so I did this one tonight.  Shauriatas:

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Shauriatas-506972732 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Shauriatas-506972732)

Thanks to everyone for being cool and supportive.  Much appreciation.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 14, 2015, 12:38:53 pm
Other thing... you are a tease. I'm excited.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 14, 2015, 06:30:27 pm
Iyokus, part of my sketch thing.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/14-365-507055363 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/14-365-507055363)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Aural on January 14, 2015, 07:07:39 pm
Iyokus, part of my sketch thing.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/14-365-507055363 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/14-365-507055363)

So good. This, with the False Sun and the Fallen are probably my favorites of yours. But then, it seems like I have a new favorite every time I see a new sketch.

Also, that Shaenanra is creepy as fuck.

Other thing... you are a tease. I'm excited.

+1
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 14, 2015, 08:57:08 pm
Iyokus, part of my sketch thing.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/14-365-507055363 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/14-365-507055363)

Awesome
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 15, 2015, 03:42:12 pm
Thanks, guys.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on January 15, 2015, 07:16:58 pm
Damn, Iyokus is boss as shit. Love the floaty things. Ironically I was just reading the Saretoic Library sequence. I actually have come to kind of like Iyokus. I mean he's not the nicest guy in the world but he's very pragmatic (which means he'll probably end up joining the Consult).
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Hirtius/Pansa on January 16, 2015, 12:56:33 am
Very nice Som.  Never have I imagined Iyokus bearded, even though he's an Eastern Ketyai. 
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Inshallabel on January 16, 2015, 07:59:34 pm
http://fc05.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2015/016/4/3/nil_giccas_by_countconkula-d8e50h0.jpg
A painting of Nil'Giccas, last Nonman King of Ishterebinth...

...


Or Cu'Jara Cinmoi or Ciogli or Ingalira or Nin'Sariccas, who knows they all look the same them Nonmen.

As well as a generalized sketch of a cunuroi.
http://fc03.deviantart.net/fs70/i/2014/138/3/6/ji_cunu_roi_by_countconkula-d7ithl3.png
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 16, 2015, 08:38:46 pm
Are those yours? Pretty cool. Love it when we get new TSA artists.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Inshallabel on January 16, 2015, 09:18:54 pm
Yep.  And I do as well I am glad to see the series finally gaining more artistic traction. 
Maybe an HBO series or feature length film isn't too far off {perhaps a decade or so}, I think there being art around would facilitate the desire for a producer to pick it up as a project...
http://fc06.deviantart.net/fs70/f/2015/016/c/d/drusas_achamian_by_countconkula-d8e5fq0.png
Here is another one I recently did of Drusas Achamian {during the events of White-Luck Warrior}.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on January 16, 2015, 09:23:39 pm
Wicked. 


Thanks for sharing, Inshallabel.  Please don't be shy about sharing, I eat TSA related art up like it is a drug.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 16, 2015, 10:41:15 pm
More art!  Yay!  Post away, Ishallabel.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Madness on January 16, 2015, 10:45:11 pm
That painting is too cool, Inshallabel.

I really enjoy the different feelings shaped, from medium to medium.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on January 17, 2015, 11:36:15 pm
Good stuff Inshallabel. Great to see another artist joining in!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Inshallabel on January 22, 2015, 03:46:55 am
Thanks everyone!  :D

http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2014/121/e/c/cnaiur_colored_by_countconkula-d7gs1wl.png
Here is an older pic I did of Cnaiur although now that I think of it do the Scylvendi have beards and such? 
It seems like they would since their ancestral enemy, the Nansur, do not.
I'm pretty sure the Scythians and Sarmatians kept beards, but for some reason I never pictured Cnaiur with a beard.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 22, 2015, 06:16:53 am
No, I don't believe Scylvendi have beards.  Cnaiur, relating the story of Moenghus to Kellhus, states that before Moe left the Utemot, he dyed his hair and shaved his face.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: SilentRoamer on January 22, 2015, 11:42:21 am
Nice work Inshallabel - particularly like your nonman painting.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 22, 2015, 02:03:59 pm
I really like Cnaiur's face, looks very real.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on January 22, 2015, 08:32:44 pm
Yeah I really like the Cnaiur. It's not very far off from my own imagining of him (though I always imagined him with a long, Conan the Barbarian style mane.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 23, 2015, 03:00:17 pm
Found a cool Akka drawing on deviantArt.

http://zulwe.deviantart.com/art/Drusus-Achamian-432503943 (http://zulwe.deviantart.com/art/Drusus-Achamian-432503943)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 23, 2015, 03:15:23 pm
That is a great depiction of Akka. This is pretty close to what I imagine he looked like somewhere midway through Judging Eye. Old, and generally melancholy.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 26, 2015, 03:37:57 pm
The No-God walks...

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/26-365-509734181 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/26-365-509734181)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 26, 2015, 03:42:01 pm
Are you sure this isn't TSA:
http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/18-365-507984212

Its the spirit of Mim's sword...

(or if Redwall was grimdark)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 26, 2015, 04:30:40 pm
Are you sure this isn't TSA:
http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/18-365-507984212

Its the spirit of Mim's sword...

(or if Redwall was grimdark)

Ha!  Or sometimes the dead bounce... into squirrels.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 26, 2015, 07:48:48 pm
Looks like I'm on a No-God kick...  Concept of the Carapace.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Carapace-509777974 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/Carapace-509777974)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Inshallabel on January 27, 2015, 09:14:11 am
Really love the spirit of Mimara's sword... 
I would love to read a Grimdark Redwall... Squirrels versus the NoSquirrels and the like... haha. 
Also, that is a really cool concept of the Carapace, Som.
Here is a quick sketch of Cu'Jara Cinmoi I did today.
http://fc00.deviantart.net/fs71/i/2015/026/e/8/cu_jara_cinmoi_by_countconkula-d8fjd2o.png
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on January 27, 2015, 01:47:26 pm
Why do you link it like that? I can't easily backtrack to your gallery that way :P

Looks good, though the smile creeps me out.
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Post by: Simas Polchias on January 27, 2015, 03:34:13 pm
WOW, Somnambulist , just WOW. My consult sense is tingling, your arts are awesome.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Francis Buck on January 27, 2015, 10:05:27 pm
Great stuff as always Somm. I like the newest No-God piece a lot, especially the glowing golden parts. Even though it's never described in the text whatsoever, for some reason I've always imagined the Carapace glowed in some fashion, and the light would pulse in sequence with it speaking.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on January 29, 2015, 04:22:32 pm
Cheers, guys.  Much appreciated.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on February 02, 2015, 06:32:50 pm
Just thought of some two interesting juxtaposed scenes.

Akka cradling Zin's head in the dungeons, eyes burned and blackened, and Elazarus holding Iyokus when he stumbles back from Akka, sockets gouged and bleeding.
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Post by: Sekti on February 03, 2015, 02:02:19 am
Beeeaaaaaassssseee!!!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on February 06, 2015, 10:51:53 pm
Barrow

http://fav.me/d8gxidv

(miss me?)

q
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on February 06, 2015, 11:19:14 pm
Barrow

http://fav.me/d8gxidv

(miss me?)

q

awesome!  reminds me of your 2 No-God designs...
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: anasurimbor moenghus on February 10, 2015, 06:55:49 pm
hate is fickle prex and corny rubber tubing.
prex is missionary style sex with wabidash.

wabidash is a word for when your friends
cant tell whether or not they want to save your life.

fear is frigid feeling rapping on the shield of sil.
we cannot go where they cannot break us. nah.

free love is dying for we are a spear that is a bird.
and i cannot give you what i do not have. so take up your torch, holy one.

but really i see the figures gathering in the road.
one thousand years of lampstands burning wicks.

dogs that eat circuses for tricks.
clock nithtock and clock nithtick.

thats scary right, the overthrow.
well, go into the whole and entire to die.

it cannot matter if you never forget it. yes?
she is more holy than all your gods combined, christian.

so sam some fix and guard your nix with plenty of planes.
no one knows. they wail and scream. go home again, little kite freakradio.

for we are not samson. yet.
i cannot write in english if I am to live nor survive. do it right.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on February 13, 2015, 10:33:37 pm
A Galeoth warrior.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/44-365-513725130 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/44-365-513725130)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on February 15, 2015, 10:29:37 pm
most excellent.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on February 16, 2015, 08:54:58 pm
MG found this gem:
http://imgur.com/a/s7zX1
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Hirtius/Pansa on February 16, 2015, 09:42:31 pm
Oh.  Such ecstasy.  Much beautiful.  I'm trying to remember the other sigils in the series.  Is the insignia of House Biaxi ever described? 
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on February 16, 2015, 10:08:00 pm
There should be several others, not sure about Biaxi.
Cnaiur may describe several when he views various battlefields.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Hirtius/Pansa on February 17, 2015, 09:23:24 pm
Was ogling that heraldry again. Some pedantry. Atrempus(sic) seems to misspelled.  And surely, shouldn't it be House Krijates rather than House Attrempus?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on February 17, 2015, 10:10:20 pm
Athjeari waving that standard striking fear into the hearts and souls of the Fanim... Too cool.

Is there a description of when he would, if he did, switch his standard?
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on March 02, 2015, 03:56:45 am
cnaiur

http://fav.me/d8k393c
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on March 02, 2015, 04:02:26 am
this one, rather;

http://fav.me/d8k3a2c
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on March 02, 2015, 05:12:26 am
this is what i'm working on:

"A child of the same Fathers...and they deny you this path."

http://fav.me/d8k3ixt
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: The Sharmat on March 02, 2015, 06:39:26 am
I like it. We need more Consult art.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on March 03, 2015, 12:10:31 am
just working on some sranc.

http://fav.me/d8k6ukk
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on March 04, 2015, 07:46:30 am
Bloodmane

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/62-365-517914884 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/62-365-517914884)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: The Sharmat on March 04, 2015, 02:11:25 pm
My only criticism is the Sranc looks a little more human below the neck than I'd imagined them.
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Post by: Quinthane on March 04, 2015, 08:38:57 pm
aspect gnosis

http://fav.me/d8kel8j
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Wilshire on March 05, 2015, 02:29:24 am
Somna, I really like that sranc, especially the face/mouth.

Quinthane, awesome gnosis.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on March 06, 2015, 02:32:30 am
Thanks, Wilshire.  Fane, the First Cishaurim.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/64-365-518281134 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/64-365-518281134)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Garet Jax on March 06, 2015, 03:39:39 am
Thanks, Wilshire.  Fane, the First Cishaurim.

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/64-365-518281134 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/64-365-518281134)

Wicked, Somnabulist. 

Also really digging your sketch a day going on at deviantART, refreshingly easy to get my art fix in ;)

Keep it up!

Cheers.
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Post by: Francis Buck on March 06, 2015, 07:12:52 pm
Good stuff all around. Bloodmane looks GREAT. I like the Sranc as well -- it's not far off from I imagine them at all. Only major difference for me is the hind legs (I imagined them being more human), though for a creature that can supposedly outrun a horse, I think your version makes a bit more anatomical sense.
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Post by: Somnambulist on March 06, 2015, 08:05:17 pm
Cheers, GJ and FB!  Much appreciated.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on March 07, 2015, 07:47:27 pm
just working on some sranc.

http://fav.me/d8k6ukk

Catching up with tweeting TSA art!!! Q, pardon my stupidity, but i don't understand the hand/handthing mr sranc is pointing at the viewer - please enlighten!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on March 08, 2015, 04:22:38 am
took a minute to get what you were referring to. he's holding a shield that's in the style of a skull. it's one of the first sketches i did and as i recall i started with the skull and it later became a shield.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: MG on March 08, 2015, 08:53:36 pm
took a minute to get what you were referring to. he's holding a shield that's in the style of a skull. it's one of the first sketches i did and as i recall i started with the skull and it later became a shield.

derp--i see it now!  awesome!
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Somnambulist on March 08, 2015, 09:38:23 pm
a Sranc study

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/67-365-518919542 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/67-365-518919542)
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: Quinthane on March 09, 2015, 03:14:02 am
nice stuff, Som. these little bastards frustrate me in that the journey from my mind's eye to the page inevitably leaves something behind. much like the family vacations of my childhood. where i'm pretty sure sranc first appeared.
Title: Re: TSA related art and stuff. (IV)
Post by: SilentRoamer on March 09, 2015, 09:30:46 am
I really like everyone's Sranc, the only complaint I have (using the term lightly) is they do not seem inhumanly beautiful enough for me. I think they should be prettier.

I love the body Som, that's pretty much how I envision them. The faces are tough thought because they have to be sort of "Nonman" based because of their origins.

Anyway great work guys.
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Post by: Somnambulist on March 09, 2015, 02:05:51 pm
lol, Quinthane.  Family vacations... each one it's own special little slog.

SR: I agree with you.  Inhumanly beautiful is (not surprisingly) difficult to achieve.  I had a couple of face-front sketches going but I didn't include them for that very reason.  They just looked silly or too feminine.  Still working on it!
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Post by: The Sharmat on March 09, 2015, 07:39:12 pm
a Sranc study

http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/67-365-518919542 (http://spiralhorizon.deviantart.com/art/67-365-518919542)
I love it. That torso fits the "dog-deep" description of the chest while still being vaguely humanoid.

SR: I agree with you.  Inhumanly beautiful is (not surprisingly) difficult to achieve.  I had a couple of face-front sketches going but I didn't include them for that very reason.  They just looked silly or too feminine.  Still working on it!
I'd argue that silly and feminine isn't actually bad in this case. I think the Sranc are deliberately supposed to provoke a huge cognitive dissonance in observers. They're a perverse Inchoroi joke, after all. Not just a bioweapon.