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    Concept art Speedpainting

    on June 8th, 2010, by Deevad

    Hello, I kept a lot of concept-art hidden since the pre-production in autumn to maintain few secrets and surprises about environments and creatures you will meet on the final movie.

    But I realized  -after the launching on Internet of the trailer- that few concept-art are not ‘top-secret’ anymore. So, it’s now the perfect time to reveal old ‘new’ concept-art. I will show more in few weeks.

    – David

    36 Responses to “Concept art Speedpainting”

    1. sir.tooby Says:

      Cool art 🙂 really liked the last one with the action.

      Best Regards

    2. Davis Says:

      These are impressive, don’t know what else to say.

    3. Alex Says:

      Nice art.
      Continue the “fine work”…

    4. iCandy Says:

      looks really good! too bad they are too small to use as a wallpaper 🙁

    5. iCandy Says:

      *never mind they fit perfectly ^^

    6. Kinhe Says:

      Really nice 😀

    7. panzi Says:

      I love speed paintings! I’d like to see a whole movie in this style with constant 25fps.

    8. Davis Says:

      Unrelated, but I’m sure I’m not the only one who would like to see an update from Jan.

    9. MiikaH Says:

      Nice concepts.

      And more Sintel related stuff plox! Keep us updated. 🙂

    10. Lasse R. Bruntse Says:

      Great! Thanks.

    11. Anereton Says:

      Hi guys, Great jog, amazing pics, i was wondering the absurd quality of the film, and a question… the time frame of premiere, any news?

    12. Christian Lehmann Says:

      These pictures are so great. I know how to build some stuff with 3D but never really managed to “paint / sketch” anything more than flow diagrams.

    13. D Says:

      Awesome, David! 😀 I know it’s old, but it’s new! 😀

      I don’t know how you come up with your city compositions, but I love the living vitality you give to the streets by way of framing. Well, maybe they’re all just cliches and I’m just not that well learned in depictions of cities. 😛

    14. patrox Says:


    15. kram1032 Says:

      Those look great 😀 Nice old new update 😀
      Or is it new old?

    16. kingcreole Says:

      coool i want to see the renders ^^

    17. Achim Luebbeke Says:

      Thanks for sharing these nice pieces!
      Did you build up some of the houses in blender before you draw it as you’ve shown in one of your painting examples, or did you draw all of them from scratch?
      Maybe, you can show more of them until the release of the final movie… 🙂
      Greetings to the team! Wish you a good progress!

    18. John R. Nyquist Says:

      Very nice! I especially like that last one!

    19. Omar_Ramirez Says:

      Really great art!

    20. dark blast Says:


      Can’t wait to see the movie! you have good skills on environment and creatures! keep it up good job man!

      Love the chicken run scene! haha

    21. Benjamin Bailey (Banor) Says:

      Cool. Nice work! 🙂

    22. Benjamin Bailey (Banor) Says:

      Great work on the baby dragon concept.

    23. FishB8 Says:

      I love this type of stylized look almost more than 3D. Perhaps once freestyle is incorporated, the BF might consider taking on a 2.5D animation project for a more stylized look using NPR and painted textures. I would love to see this type of look animated.

    24. yoff Says:

      Great art as always from you 🙂

      Davis, I second that, an update from Jan would be most interesting…

    25. Laura Lyle Says:

      Wonderful work. I’m looking forward to seeing how everything comes together. Artwork is something I love doing, and while totally a novice, I recognize through my aspirations of learning, all the work that’s involved in producing work like this.

      To everyone on the project,… thanks. The effort serves as inspiration, and of course I look forward to seeing the finished film.

    26. nawabz Says:

      thanks guys for all your encouraging comments. i am flattered. i have given the best of my attension for durian and i think it deservs much more attension and i will be posting more work, keep your comments comming in


    27. originalbbb Says:

      Speed painting? It would take me hours!!!

    28. Eemo Says:

      Wow Oo
      Toujours aussi impressionnant ^^

    29. Another Fellow Says:


      what now XD

    30. chimericidol Says:

      Great job. I love that they look like really good film shots. My favourite is the one that we can see Sintel from the top.

    31. jirms Says:

      Thank you David! I especially like the ziggurat. It seems to have elements of both ancient Mesopotamia and Machu Picchu.

    32. neo22 Says:

      Nice one !!!

    33. Riboshom Says:

      The third picture is just spoiling to me…
      “The big dragon is scales’ mother.

      It’s just too obvious!

    34. Luis Felipe Says:

      Excellent travaille David! j’aime beaucoup les deux dernières images.
      On voit comment le “mood” dans tes images est aussi dans le film, très intéressant

    35. Me Says:

      Speed painting.


    36. Ariel Says:

      I can’t wait to see the movie!!!