We Are Daydreamers

Show off all of your Marathon-related art and music here.

We Are Daydreamers

Post Jun 17th '13, 23:57

Here's a little sketch I made in Sketchbook Pro a while back, of the SO day-dreaming. It's not great, but I thought it turned out at least okay:

Screen shot 2013-06-07 at 7.49.15 PM.png


Feel free to comment on it.
User avatar

PerseusSpartacus
Somewhere in the 19th Century...

Post Jun 18th '13, 07:20

Interesting. It says right in the M1 manual that the player has always been a daydreamer, but I usually liken the security officer's dreaming more to nightmares. He tends to dream of dark places, full of fire & brimstone, and nonsensical monsters he can't see that attack him.

In my mental picture of the security officer dreaming, he's standing upright, seemingly lifeless in a tiny metal stasis chamber. Cables plugged into his body monitor his vitals and connect him to the ship's computer. As a battleroid, his mind is a tortured, fragmented mess of grey matter and electronics containing the half-remembered horrors of war going back the equivalent of many generations, yet all experienced firsthand. This is his fate between the brief periods of action when he's needed. Perhaps some day I'll have a chance to express this scene artistically.
User avatar

Crater Creator

Post Jun 18th '13, 08:12

Crater Creator wrote:Interesting. It says right in the M1 manual that the player has always been a daydreamer, but I usually liken the security officer's dreaming more to nightmares. He tends to dream of dark places, full of fire & brimstone, and nonsensical monsters he can't see that attack him.

In my mental picture of the security officer dreaming, he's standing upright, seemingly lifeless in a tiny metal stasis chamber. Cables plugged into his body monitor his vitals and connect him to the ship's computer. As a battleroid, his mind is a tortured, fragmented mess of grey matter and electronics containing the half-remembered horrors of war going back the equivalent of many generations, yet all experienced firsthand. This is his fate between the brief periods of action when he's needed. Perhaps some day I'll have a chance to express this scene artistically.


What an interesting idea. Personally, I don't think I could do justice to that kind of image (my focus is more on sketchy, up-tempo stuff, and I don't have that much skill with Photoshop or making realistic images), but I would like to see it done.
User avatar

PerseusSpartacus
Somewhere in the 19th Century...

Post Jun 18th '13, 12:15

Crater Creator wrote:In my mental picture of the security officer dreaming, he's standing upright, seemingly lifeless in a tiny metal stasis chamber. Cables plugged into his body monitor his vitals and connect him to the ship's computer. As a battleroid, his mind is a tortured, fragmented mess of grey matter and electronics containing the half-remembered horrors of war going back the equivalent of many generations, yet all experienced firsthand. This is his fate between the brief periods of action when he's needed.

An apt description of an Aleph One developer!
User avatar

treellama
Pittsburgh

Post Jun 18th '13, 14:25

It's nice work! I like it.
User avatar

SylithSenjak

Post Jun 18th '13, 19:07

SylithSenjak wrote:It's nice work! I like it.


Thanks. Glad you enjoy it! I think it turned out reasonably well, at least compared to some of my other attempts at drawing a human figure. As of yet, I haven't really used many guides, if any, so it's pretty much all freehand. All in all, I'm glad this turned out even half-good.
User avatar

PerseusSpartacus
Somewhere in the 19th Century...


Return to Artwork and Music



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users