Sunday, April 23, 2006

Attack!


Hopefully, this one was worth the wait.

--Marcelo

64 Comments:

Blogger martin wittig said...

Excellent work here! Im inspired again!!:o)

11:12 PM  
Blogger keeevin said...

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11:44 PM  
Anonymous rob said...

You do some really excellent work here. I can't draw if my life depended on it. Do you work in this industry or are you an aspiring artist? Either way, you are great what this, so I hope you don't stop pursuing the dream.

1:34 AM  
Blogger amiamazing said...

I admire your work...very inspiring

2:34 AM  
Blogger Jonas Diego said...

Kewl! Hello there fellow comic blogger. :D

3:07 AM  
Blogger Tilleyjam said...

awesom, hey do you guys need a writer?

5:44 AM  
Blogger Tilleyjam said...

incredible, hey do you guys need a writer?
I'd love to send you some samples

5:44 AM  
Blogger Jack McGee said...

Great stuff guys. My hat is off to you. Question; are you drawing and scaning the work in or producing all on computer, or a little of both? Keep it up, very entertaining.

6:43 AM  
Anonymous Richie said...

Yargh... this be a good one... yargh

7:43 AM  
Blogger Catia said...

So many pirates!!

I've liked it!

=)

kisses

7:51 AM  
Blogger Hans said...

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8:23 AM  
Blogger Hans said...

This looks awesome! Love the style and coloring. Reminds me of European comic books I use to read growing up.

Hans

8:24 AM  
Blogger Nigel Vossap said...

Marcelo-
I may be interested in getting some animation for my blog. Do you ever work with any other bloggers? How would it work? My blosg is www.strangeplacesfaces.blogspot.com.

EEE

8:44 AM  
Blogger SF Photorama said...

Beautiful work!

1:28 PM  
Blogger Marcelo Vignali said...

Thanks for all the compliments!

Yep, all three of us are professionals working in the feature computer animation business. The idea for this improvisational comic started after seeing some vintage serial comic "funny papers" artwork. We thought, lets do something like that using Blogger.com.

So, we're doing a weekly, or bi-monthly installment that is purely improvisational. One artist sets up a direction, and the other artist follows it or takes it in a new direction. We are writing the story as it goes along. We have a general direction for the story and characters, but the rest of it is purely improvisational.

We started with the premise of, "Pirates," and we want to see where it leads. Lots of fun, excitement and action.

Some of the artwork is all done in the computer, but in my case all of it is drawn by hand, scanned and made digital, and then I add color using the computer.

FYI: If you are having trouble reading the comic, you can click on the images to make them larger.

Also...if you are interested in learning a little more about me, or if you are interested in seeing more of my work, click on my link. Or, cut and paste this address:
http://vignalistudio.blogspot.com

3:06 PM  
Blogger Manolito said...

Can you make some cartoons about camping world? Hmm, nice cartoon blogs.

4:53 PM  
Blogger Pedro Ferreira, Visconde de Cunhaú said...

Congratulations! Nice work...im a Corto Maltese fan so...

11:24 PM  
Blogger Philip said...

this is great keep it up

11:54 PM  
Anonymous whazoole said...

avast!

cool! u guys worked on disney stuff? came here thru the link on "featured blogs"! oh how do you "add colour using the computer"?

keep it up guys!

3:21 AM  
Blogger Marcelo Vignali said...

Brad,

Color is added with a computer program called Adobe Photoshop, but there are other programs you could use like Corel Painter.

5:46 AM  
Blogger Gabriel Ortega. said...

Hola, buen trabajo, soy mexicano y hablo español.

Good work, very good.

I wish that you read my first blog, thanks!

10:45 AM  
Blogger Ellen said...

nice work!!!!!

3:47 PM  
Blogger Leandro said...

Hahaha =)

5:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this wasnt as nicely drawb as the oters

6:30 PM  
Blogger rickart said...

Outstanding! Forget the theme park pirates... these guys are pirates! Real cut-throats!

7:56 PM  
Blogger P.D.C. said...

Tally-ho Marcelo!

This is very good!

I really like the era you've chosen.
YAAARGH!

Anyways. Just wanted to show my admiration.

cheers

~p

2:35 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great!!!

5:26 AM  
Blogger Alex said...

This is my first time visiting, and I must say that I really enjoy the collaboration and the story itself. I can't wait to see where this goes from here!

6:23 AM  
Anonymous kiltro said...

escribete algo mas cortito rechuchetumare

9:12 AM  
Blogger Nacho said...

wow
increible!!
me encanta el dibujo, es perfecto

buen trabajo artistas!!

11:58 AM  
Blogger Marcelo Vignali said...

Muchas gracias Nacho! Me alegro que te guste.

12:52 PM  
Blogger Sugar VS Sleep said...

hell yeah! pirates are the shit. nice work man. keep it up.

1:39 PM  
Blogger LuLu said...

alo, hi, seriously, u'all doin this for work or interest? pretty nice.like it

5:05 PM  
Blogger Henry Elmo Bawden said...

Nice action. Armand said he was starting the action, but this is really getting into it. Good job Marcelo.

3:54 PM  
Blogger Chavat said...

cool blog! keep it up!

http://www.bewickstudios.com

6:14 AM  
Blogger EDUARDO TURLAJ said...

WONDERFUL!AMAZING!CONGRATULATIONS.IT'S A EXCELLENT JOB.I WISH TOO LOT "LIGHT" TO YOU.
EDUARDO SCHÜTZ TURLAJ.
EDU@BLOG.COM

9:07 AM  
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12:14 PM  
Blogger Ana said...

Wow... ¡me encanta! y más aún el hecho de que sean piratas... [fascinaciones desde niña]

Tienen mucho talento, espero sigan adelante.

Besos,


Ana

12:37 PM  
Blogger Ambigramas Alberto Portacio said...

Hola
Te invito a vitar mi blog

8:02 PM  
Blogger R2K said...

: )

8:04 PM  
Blogger buuu (valeritagg) said...

i like your blog, are you using photoshop?

greetings

8:36 PM  
Blogger Marcelo Vignali said...

Thanks again for all your interest and kind words. Yep, is just for fun. After hauling in an entire work week, we tinker with this comic blog for the shear fun of it.

The reality is that this endeavor takes a lot of time and work, and the guys and I are in agreement that we may curtail our comic exercise back down to a couple of tears (two strips of three panels-six panels total), instead of a full page.

I think Marcos may do a full page, but then after that we'll do what we can. Whether that's a couple tears, or a full page.

(By the way, Marcos and I use Photoshop to add color to our hand-drawn line work, but Armand has been doing his entire work in the computer.)

9:49 PM  
Blogger La más guapa said...

Hello this is a beautifull blog. Im from spain and i have my own blog. Yo can visit me because a im beautifull too

12:56 AM  
Blogger Oberon said...

......what is the most important thing?

8:51 AM  
Blogger Mob said...

Great work!

2:23 PM  
Blogger Jeff Durham said...

What a great project! It looks fantastic!

6:50 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

///Punk Rockers Unite\\\

:)

10:42 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

if you could make some cartoons about music that would be awesome! thanks!

10:43 PM  
Blogger Antisthenese said...

Well done guys !
good quality stuff all over .

4:53 AM  
Blogger Antisthenese said...

Well done guys !
good quality stuff all over .

4:53 AM  
Blogger R2K said...

Id say so, really great! :)

Rockets

7:25 AM  
Blogger droz said...

it was worth the wait.

11:29 PM  
Blogger KAHNEHTEH said...

marcelo, marco, and armand -

these are some seriously KNOCKOUT images on this blog! as i kept scrolling down i was floored by each one thereafter - just really amazing stuff. i stumbled my way here somehow and i'm sure lucky that i did. bookmarked the page and will be visiting as much as i can to look for updates. keep up the brilliant work and thanks for sharing, gents!

6:53 AM  
Blogger Pirate Club said...

Kahnehteh, thanks for your comments !
You got a pretty cool blog yourself I have to say.
-Marcos.

7:33 AM  
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12:54 PM  
Blogger drfloyd said...

clap-clap-clap!! bravo! es una grata sorpresa vuestro trabajo; los invito a visitar el sitio water-neon.blogspot.com ligado a la foto (soy fotografo amateur y escritor profesional) y a la leseras literarias.
si pueden dejarme un mensaje pa explicarme como se hace para que el blog aparezca en google se agradeceria bastante.

8:17 AM  
Blogger c.m.p. said...

Fascinating.

11:38 PM  
Blogger Online Degree said...

Very nice! I wish I had a talent like this...

12:08 PM  
Blogger Matt said...

Very impressive.
Who are your best authors of comics?

http://coachkatrovsky.blogspot.com/

1:15 PM  
Blogger Marcelo Vignali said...

Matt,

I was never into the superhero stuff, so I'd have to say I like the European comics and American underground comics best.

2:34 PM  
Blogger Raj said...

Always fantastic. Always.

12:46 AM  
Anonymous jonas said...

go to www.diario16.blogspot.com

2:12 AM  
Blogger Skribbl said...

Awesome work guys! Always inspiring and humbling at the same time. Glad to be working with you!!

5:36 PM  
Blogger ken said...

pirates are amazing.... as is this work!

5:01 AM  

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