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Joe's Soundwave Mah colors by dyemooch Joe's Soundwave Mah colors by dyemooch
Joe's wonderful lineart savagely destroyed by my horrid colors and my inability to color clouds.

DETAILS? Sure! FIRRIB thought, just like ~1DB. The tineart is, of course, from *NgBoy.

so yeah...FIRST! Things I know didn't turn out too well:
BACKGROUND. I can't color clouds, and I did a crappy job of pushing those seekers back... This was because I do what I always do with pictures I do "for fun"- I see that I'm done with most of it, so I figure "I can rush now!" and I do...and it looks like crap.
Those clouds...those DAMN clouds! I remember the FIRST thing Graham told me when I was with DW- "It looks great- but you gotta work on your clouds!". Ironically, I have NO problem with smoke...but every bit of a problem with clouds.
I followed the Lineart for the cloud shapes, but then went on my own after that...bad choice.
AS for what I liked? This isn't how I generally do my digi-paints. This is slightly inspired by a coloring style I ran across in the Genesis art book(which is hated by a lot of TF artists XD). I think the name was Jun-Ichi Nakamura...or was it Nakumura...or ...nevermind.
ANYWHO! I based the colors off the toys first(switched Rumble and Frenzy), then went to the cartoon for subtle things. For those that don't know, yes, the eyes on Ravage, Laserbeak, and Soundwave ARE YELLOW on the toys. Rumble and Frenzy just had gray, so I put some blue in.......
Light source is a little confused...but OH WELL! I DON'T CARE! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHhaha...aaaaahaha...h ah.....ah.....

Meh. Enjoy or don't.
And sorry, Joe! XD I didn't get on this until, like...just now...

Characters (c) Hasbro/Takara
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Mecenatos Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Great job on the colors CURSE YOU!.The straight line clouds seem slightly misplaced.
ActorzInc Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2009   General Artist
You think you don't like making clouds? I got so fed up once, I went outside, took a photograph of the sky... and stuck it behind the lineart... Buahahaha!!!
TeiOuja Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2009  Student Digital Artist
If you're horrible, i'm a horse's arse. This is :iconbrilliantplz:
transformer-wannabe Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WHOA! That's amazing!!!!
Miapet Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Are you kidding? This is WONDERFUL!!!
FenixDagger Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2008
*gasp* *wheeze* *dies* This is so amazing! I love the colors and the poses and ... and ... everything!!!
Aku-kun Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2008
tubageek101 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2007
starshotseeker Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2007
wow, that's amazing! and so cool!

great job with the colors!
Taiya001 Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Raxadian Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2007
This is better than most Transformers comics I have seen, congratulations^_-
Shellsweet Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007
It looks awesome!!!!!!
dyemooch Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Your icon is full of win XD! I likes it.
Shellsweet Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2007
Thanks! a friend Made it for me! :iconkawaiikittee88:

I have a fan charater to TMNT a little turtle tot named Kevin :3
a-loft-on-cybertron Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007
a great one. Your clouds are quite good. Especially when the seekers go through them.
Where can we see the lineart all alone?
dyemooch Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
The original was over on Joe's deviantArt page, but I guess he took it down? I'm not sure. He has a lot of works on his page, but for some reason I can only see the first half of what he's got.
Evolutionarystep Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2006  Student General Artist
Oh man, Sound wave, he was one of my all time favorites. He still is, him and starscream, those are the best transformers ever concieved. I cant stand Megatron, i cant wait until Starscream finally grows some balls and bitch slaps that punk.
ONB-6 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2005
Pretty good.

I always thought Soundwave was a cool character, even though I despise that size changing gimmick they always used in the 80s.

I wonder what they're planning to do with him & the Casseticons in the movie?
blacksignal Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2005
*Full views it ;u;*

T_T You are my hero.
ice-kat Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2005
OMGAREUCRAZY?! those clouds are soo good! they look awesome. ur colouring is just excellent. lol
keep up the great work! ^^
juuhanna Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
:O ... the details! There's so many of them!
Damn I need to learn how to color metal-surfaces, 'cause all you... other people (!!!) seem to know how to do it well. If I color metal, it's ultra-shiny and stuff but you know how to color sort of... non-ultra-shiney metal that has paint on it.
And what the hell are you babbling? The clouds look good to me! Soft, cottoncandy-like clouds. Aww~ :aww:
Kanzenryuu Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2005
Im......just.......lost for words right first ever transformer was Soundwave, going back over 10 years now, I wanted the Autobot version so damn much (cant remember his name) but when I got soundwave, I just fell inlove with it rofl, Ive still got it, right here infront of me, no guns or swords, no tapes, but everything else is intact, gotta love it, awesome picture, Dyed00d, brings back some seriously happy memories.
Thank you for your time,

tojisuzuhara Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
Soundwave is simply the best Transformer ever. Who doesn't like a reconnaissance tape deck? Show me a man who says "no" and I'll show you a liar! < 3
Dekinut Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2005
!!! :D
teatea Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2005
Ajasdfklsdf *radom drooling*. It has robots, jets, cool angle and great coloring. To me it's a-we-so-me, great job both of you.
I love that coloring style too, especially how you put the highlights. Just sweet *saves to use as wallpaper*.
FurJay Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2005

Anywhose. LOLZ. This piece is the rocks! GOOD ON YA DUDEEEEE~!
DarkRavage Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2005
JohnnyFavorite Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2005
JohnnyFavorite Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2005
Oh, yeah. You SO fucked up the clouds *sarcastic smirk* ...jackass :XD: Give yourself more credit.
VegaSailor Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2005
*jaw drops in awe* Wow......
invaderjes Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Student Filmographer
Ya know...I think the clouds are pretty good. They look especially fluffy and a little hazy, which makes Soundy and the gang all the more sharp and ... I dunno... hard. I'm computer coloring illiterate, so maybe my praise isn't worth much, but I like it. I'd buy the poster!
wolfgangh Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
...oh my dear god... I think saying this rocks at this point would just be redundent :D Man I always wanted that casset playing transformer, if you think about it the idea just wouldn't work with a discman robot would it. I mean whats a CD gunna transform into?
Heatheru Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
I don't know anything about the technicalities but that looks freaking awesome.
vern-argh Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional Filmographer
Teach me to do clooooouds.... ;^;
NgBoy Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional General Artist
is it wrong for me to fave something that i drew? :X

bee.. this is hawt!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
dyemooch Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Hahaha! Isn't that, like, masturbation? XD lol
NgBoy Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional General Artist
no, YOU'RE like masturbation...

dyemooch Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
you DO care!
AcidWing Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
LOL. I just now realized dyemooch, you are z INSANE Bumblebee XP

Awesome colors here man, definitely sets a different tone and mood from 1DB's version. Although the clouds seem different than his version, I seem to lean toward yours as it gives the nice "ethereal" cloud effect.

Weee, painty colors as opposed to the traditional cel shading are getting some love.:)
yunni Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
Very nice job buddeh (I am aloud to call you buddy because I am a scary girl-stalker thinger). Beautifuly colours...

The only thing that taints it is the line art isn't as cleaned up as it should be, I can see a few ink sbloge around Ravage - which leads me to another crit...



Why isn't Ravage ceremonisously thwapping Bumblebee?

dyemooch Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Ravage isn't thwapping Bumbles because Bumbles rocks too much! O o O!!! *rides away in Bumblebee*
yunni Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
well erm.. erm.. *tries to think of come-back*


pandami Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
Oh my god, this is incredibly impressive. :D You did draw clouds really well, at least, better than what I can do. ;(

I NEVER see Voltron fan art, and since Voltron was one of my favourite series as a kid, this picture brings back so many memories for me. :D *pats dyemooch* Kekeke... You could always do some more Voltron stuff...

Anyways awesome line art! and really great colors XD!
dyemooch Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Haha! I will make a note to draw a Voltron picture at least once or twice every once-in-a-while XD
beamer Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
bee - u-t-ful!
get it? bee? *ah hem*
the clouds turned out wonderful! the highlights look much better now that they're not so chalky.
Kit-Manga-Kun Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005
~it's alright XD
RBillustrations Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stop whining about the clouds me boy! XD Their fine......better yet....their superb. :D
Love the colouring job you've done..........I really need to play around with Photoshop to get the whole painty effect working. >.< Thumbs up on the glowing....really nice effect of it beaming out of the bots leases.
Phat pigeon all round! XD
tankroll Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2005
Oh my gosh... It's the coolest pic! I'm jealous to your skill, because I'm weak in drawing mechanical things...
Anyhow, I'll add it to my fav! XD
dyemooch Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
haha! cool- but I only colored it! : D
*NgBoy, who was kick-ass enough to let me color it, was the one who is responsible for the awesome artwork : D
spookydoom Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2005
Holy hole-in-a-doughnut!! 0_0 No wonder you want it full-viewed.
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