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Wow, sweet topic, I've wanted to do this for a while, ever since I heard Johnny Cash's 'When the man comes around', check it out really great song about the pale horseman! I think I'll be throwing all my Cash on and getting into it!!
PS Great start Parsakoira, love that armoured up horse!!
I actually designed the Four Horsemen for a client theatre earlier this year, and they specificly asked that I made them motorbikers. It was darn fun, but they were made in a very simplistic and funny style, so this time I'll go for epic and serious stuff. I think.
Or maybe I'll just go with the colourful almost-chibi style of mine again, so I have more of that in my portfolio. We shall see.
Sure! Go wild on this one , we don't want to limit it to skulls and horses. Also, I've read a post in the ChoW suggestion thread about The four horsement being four businessmen of today's world. That's also an interesting approach. They have to be riding something, but thats up to everyones imagionation!
You, Mr(Ms?) just gave me the most wonderful idea. But I won't spill until I've got a sketch for it! I WAS THE FIRST WITH THAT IDEA!!!!!!!!!Pretty sure it doesn't have to be horses. The horse is just the vehicle. That show Supernatural made them into cars. I mean the setting is supposed to be up to us and horses would look pretty weird in a deep space setting or something. Or under the sea.
Definitely jumping in on this one for my first CHOW
I'd also like to know if we could interpret conquest as pestilence. =/
Damn Parsakoira that is sweet!
Could I do one as a centaur, a literal interpretation of hourseman?
Here's my sketch for a centaur war
parsakoira amazing start! i especialy like what you did with the horse's face! scaaaaary!
i dont know if i am pointing out things you have already noticed, but the front leg that is bent, the part between the knee and the hoof which is called metacarpus i think, needs to be a little longer and the hind bent leg looks a bit off too. maybe it needs to be brought down a bit and some curvy muscles added... not sure.. hope that was helpfull
edit: oh you fixed the hind leg and added another marvelous idea for famine. in this one i think the legs need to be a bit larger and thicker, they look too frail to support such a massive horse. especially the front leg thats on the ground. other than that its gorgeous! keep it up. will you do all 4 riders?
Last edited by reginanegra; December 20th, 2010 at 08:36 AM.
unless the idea you actually came up with is space-ships or someting like that, i believe everyone who has seen supernatural, at the first mention of 4 horsemen, thinks of cars..... so you cant be the first
me on the other hand as much as i like that idea, i am going to go with the more traditional but epic horse.
I'm gonna go with Pestilence instead of Conquest. If that excludes me from the poll or anything so be it, but I think I can seperate War & Pestilence better theme-wise than War & Conquest and make 4 more distinct characters
Daaaamn im so excited i cant calm myself down to draw!
I have a question though seen as though its christmas! am i able to interpret the Conquest Horseman as Santa (seen as though he takes over an entire month anyway) also the horse would be Rudolph and undead n stuff? Is this too much stretching of the rules?
Oh gosh Parsakoira your horsemen are looking fantastic~ I love how confident Conquest looks, and Famine's horse kinda looks like it's melting ; u ; Famine in definitely my favorite so far of yours~
gloombunny~ loving the hair on your horseman xD
GEB~ that centaur is epic ; u ;
Looking amazing so far everyone, very inspiring~!!
Parsakoira: Really EPIC start!
I'm afraid I won't be able to start sketching anything out until finals are over (yeesh) but I promise to get at least ONE horseman done by the deadline.
Great challenge! I look forward to seeing more works in progress
Dana's HUNGRY LIKE A WOLF sketch blog
Just thought of it , if someone needs some inspiration to put himself in the right mood for an Apocalypse here are four killers albums to do so :
Dimmu Borgir - Abrahadabra
Darkened Nocturn Slaughtercult - Follow the calls for battle
Demonoid - Riders of the Apocalypse
Thyrane - Symphony of infernality
great start everyone.
rough of conquest
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Rules Scmules I say...
eeedward: You're too kind
parsakoira: Damn but you work fast!
Want to try and beef up the horse part as more of a charger warhorse. Lots of proportion issues to deal with too...
Good work so far... love the concept from you, Parsakoira. Nice ideas electric_sandal and GEB ... gloombunny, kewl start
Can`t wait for the next WIPs
so... ma first ideas to conquest...
Last edited by Gobi; December 20th, 2010 at 11:00 AM.
I have to do this one!
parsakoira - ur fast man! looking good!
"Art cannot be modern, art is eternal." Egon Schiele.
Parsakoira- Damn you getting yours done quick they're looking stunning i especially like how you gave the horses a unique feel.
Formic Acid- great start im interested to see how the far right figure looks, already looks like he means business!
KissorKill- dont forget to use reference if your struggling mate and the horse!
Gloombunny- Looking good, he's coming across as not at all impressed at the moment to me due to his stance, which could be a good way to go but maybe have his sword raised or something to show him more menacing and have more of a presence? but still early days ay
GEB- cool take on the horse+man haha looking forward to more, think you'll do all 4 ?
Electric_Sandall- good start and style hope the picture stays to the brief and portrays a horseman though as at the minute I find it hard to tell. hope this helps.
Gobi- Cool start reminds me of the judderman or lich king haha
So heres my sketch so far starting out with line work this time and enjoying the result more. Think i have rudolphs anatomy wrong need to beef him up more too and maybe santa needs the same treatment.
Help is always much needed!
Xabian - I strongly suggest looking for reference pictures for your horse's anatomy, and how horses move/run/walk! I like the character though, it would be more creepy if it didnt have any eyes. just suggesting
The Bible says that and it will be followed by many, which refers to Zechariah 10:3 -
5, where the prophet meets his "flock" and then after being "crowned", waging battles
against their enemies (preaching). This rider is thinking of deliveries ("Beasts of
land "), whose characteristic weapon was the bow, the terror of the Roman world in the first century
"And I looked, and behold a white horse, and he sat thereon had a bow;
and was given a crown, and he went forth conquering and to complete his victory. "
- Revelation 6:2
The Knight of the Red Horse, which has a Great Sword, symbol of war
bloody. It is believed that it represents the scourges, the means by which
"God punish them and overwhelm those who worship the beast and false prophet.
"Another came forth, a fiery red horse: and he that sat upon him was
granted to take peace from the earth, that they should kill one another, and was given
a great sword. "
- Revelation 6:4
The Knight of the Black Horse, carries a balance and brings with it the second
some, justice (the fair protection), according to others (most students) the
economic collapse and famine, because the balance would be a symbol of food and rationed
"And I looked, and behold a black horse, and sitting on it had a
balance on hand. And I heard a voice like that in the midst of the four living creatures
say: "A liter of wheat for a denarius, and three quarts of barley for a denarius, and
do not do damage to the olive oil and wine. "
- Revelation 6:6
The Knight Horse Baio (yellow-green: the color of the corpse decomposes)
brings death, deprivation of the earth plane, being the last rider.
The popular tradition has perpetuated the idea that this last animal was a mare
squalid and not a horse. The citation accompanying the Hell is
traditionally represented by the leviathan to swallow the victims, for the
"Then I heard the third creature:" Come, "and appeared a wild horse and the name of
rider was Death and Hell followed him closely. "
- Rev-6: 7
so here is my first (very rough) WIP of the King of all Kings ( or Conquest ) had to do it twice because my Photoshop crashed on me in the moment I`ll tried to save it ...
not yet to see is that I`ll plan to make a caparison that is covered with crowns ...the crowns he collected from the sovereigns of the doomed mankind
Partisan: Me likey!
Forgot to att... Doh!