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Beyond the Black Light

  • by Mr Rocks
  • posted Jun 25, 2012
  • 76 Comments

This design was originally intended to be a part of the failed 'art direct' each other theme. I paired with Sweet n Sour, and was to interpret his 666 Degrees Celsius submission. But this never happened, and with 60% of the artwork done, I decided to finish the piece off. I added some new content to take it further away from James's original sub and make it more my own.


Inspired by 80's Black Light posters and Heavy Metal magazine, I inked up the final artwork. But it needed more...some sort of trippy colour sense and background, so I called on Speedy Joe's crazy brilliance. He sent me back an awesome background and a vivid palette of flat colours. I in turn spun these on their head and added some highlights and shadows, and so here we have it.


6 colours on Black, i hope you all like it. And, as always, thanks to Phil Tseng for the presentation magic.

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Mr Rocks
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This design was originally intended to be a part of the failed 'art direct' each other theme. I paired with Sweet n Sour, and was to interpret his 666 Degrees Celsius submission. But this never happened, and with 60% of the artwork done, I decided to finish the piece off. I added some new content to take it further away from James's original sub and make it more my own.

Inspired by 80's Black Light posters and Heavy Metal magazine, I inked up the final artwork. But it needed more...some sort of trippy colour sense and background, so I called on Speedy Joe's crazy brilliance. He sent me back an awesome background and a vivid palette of flat colours. I in turn spun these on their head and added some highlights and shadows, and so here we have it.

6 colours on Black, i hope you all like it. And, as always, thanks to Phil Tseng for the presentation magic.

alexmdc
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3 designs submitted - Score now!

wholy hell, this is amazing!

ssphinx

fucking awesome

fathi
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Amazing! $5

Raulio
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Awesome work!

Torakamikaze
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Well done gentleman. Super rad.

$5

Travegan

Holy $#!% this is fraking awesome!!!! 5$

speedyjvw
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Color!

WEAREYAWN

Awesome!!!!

EN AJUSTES

So damn rad! Those colors are out of this world

nickv47
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hell. yes.

m w bowen

Great color, great comp, shit...even the swf is great!

BubuSam
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WOW

skindapple

sick and slick!

speakerine
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2 designs submitted - Score now!

wowow I can't stop clicking!

L-M-N-O-P
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BADASS!!!!

xiaobaosg
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oh yeah! love it! $$$$

ben chen
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cool

Mr Rocks
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Thanks all, and again, thanks Joe.

There's a couple of progress shots on my profile blog in you want to check it out. :)

DRO72
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f**k yeah!!! 5$$$$$

lunchboxbrain
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1 design submitted -

bad to the bone. 5

dandingeroz
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SO GOOD SIR $5

jublin
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awesome i want to see it as an actual blacklight poster too!

jeffreyg
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this is freakin amazing. i love everything about this 5$

thechild
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epic!

FRICKINAWESOME
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I have always been drawn to the phosphorescent glow of the properly lit blacklight poster like a stoned moth to a flame, and I can practically hear the Sabbath blasting away in the college dorm room where this is front and center.

jublin on Jun 27 '12 awesome i want to see it as an actual blacklight poster too!

I'd actually prefer to buy it as one :)

soloyo
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So glad you finished it, Looks Super Cool

chobotjox

wow ..very coool :)$5

BeanePod
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1 design submitted -

cover my windows with carpet batman, that's awesome!

Mr Rocks
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wow, thanks everyone. A great first days response. Joe and I love you all. :)

Daviisilva

Always 5$$$$$$$!

agerstrand

i gots bonerzzzzzz

Mr Rocks
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easy Josh...she just a drawing dude.

TELP

this rules

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