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Badfunk Triptych by FabianMonk Badfunk Triptych by FabianMonk
BIG SIZE IS BIG!
At least moderately.


Alright, it doesn't not really work as a triptych to be honest, because the center piece is the weakest of the three, in my opinion, but I couldn't really find a better name.

Anyway. This is a class assignment, a postcard project. We were given three themes, and three deadlines. What we had to do was make draw an image relating to each theme, onto a postcard, and post it anonymously to our teacher. The whole point was basically that a whole lot of different people would see the work (everyone involved in the post office, people at Uni walking by the postcards mounted on the wall, as well as the people from our own class, etc.) without knowing whose work they were looking at.
I guess that defeats the point of the exposure, but at the same time I really dug the concept, because it was definitely something new for me.

The first theme was Dreams, the second was Confessions, and the third one was Psychological Fears and I guess I did it backwards. I mean I submitted each postcard in the right order, but the actual order of viewing them is the opposite. Just for fun.
The back of the first one (aka the last one in this set) read "never underestimate a child's imagination". The back of the second read "at least 1000 skeletons in my closet, none of which are mine". And the third one will probably read "you can't stop time, the sooner you learn it the better", or something to that effect. The deadline for the third one hasn't arrived yet, but I figured I would make the card now, so I can get back to my other projects sooner.

Also, each of these cards had to have some kind of factor that linked them all together, and as you can probably see, I got multiple (also I was really pressed for time so I was happy to take some shortcuts).
And the character depicted in each card is the Chairman Badfunk, of Satellite Soda.

I think that covers all of the necessary information!

Software: Photoshop CS.

Lastly, I totally plan on making the one with the old Badfunk into a full blown painting. I hope I can find the time.
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AndresPerezdelgado Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
this is epic 
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Who are you?im the friky :D
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Kantiki Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2010  Professional General Artist
The super-large view is very, very worth it. So much detail and excellent work. Gotta love the badfunk!
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AElfrics-Cat Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
this is just brilliant... will have to check out the rest of your gallery! Looks amazing...
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meanmechanics Featured By Owner May 14, 2010  Professional Writer
I've always find a strange attraction to your triptych. Had it for wallpaper for a long but couldn't remember where I downloaded. I think now to pay tribute! WOW! LOVE IT!!
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner May 16, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thank you!
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filly4585 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2010  Professional Interface Designer
Wow, the concept is phenomenal and you pulled off the idea very effectively. I really enjoy the color scheme and would love to have this as a mural in my office/studio. Totally kick ass!
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FabianMonk Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Thanks dude!
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Logikan Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010
Wow, man... I'm just stuned. Great work and really cool concept!
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Bikti Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2009
so cool!!!!Love your style!
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guillegarcia Featured By Owner May 15, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
I couldn't imagine how do you did that and neither the process

Great Man
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