Haccan Wallpaper: Because Life is not a Spectator Sport

Haccan, Japanese Comickers 2 Wallpaper
Haccan Mangaka Japanese Comickers 2 Artbook

1920x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

Last of my W?W - Commercial Sellout entries.

As you can see this wall has a lot of empty space. That's because I designed it to go with the large Reebok logo and slogan, and I like asymmetry and empty space so I don't feel any great need to go in and do a lot more redesigning on it to fill up the space where the logo was.

This wall was completely random. My only plan when I was working out what to do was that it would be my first wall that was completely vectored in any detail. [Obviously I didn't end up sticking to that...] I chose the first scan that seemed to go with one the advertising slogans on my list, which was this scan from the Japanese Comickers 2 artbook on aethereality.net

Turning a painting into an anime style vector was extremely time-consuming but very addictive. I was trying out big chunky lines and was very happy with them but that detail was lost when I shrunk the vector down to fit in the wall. I was keeping to 'complete vector' very well until the end when I had to put in the cliff in the background. I was too tired to make up an entire cliff out of me head by vectoring it, so I freehanded with my tablet and then couldn't resist adding some gradients...

I changed it from 1600x1200 to widescreen because the busy detail on one side is somewhat balanced by having a LARGE are of empty space. Also because there is so much detail on the girls that it feels wrong to have anything distracting elsewhere on the wall.

Version with text - HERE

EDIT - Link fixed - Thanks for pointing that out Fawna-chan. ^_^


Chosen by MapleRose and Chloe

You'll need to full-view this wallpaper to get the complete effect. Fabulous attention to detail and a wonderful choice of colors paired with a simple background make this some real eye-candy. Excellent job, Piccolobear!

Proposed by MapleRose and highlighted by Chloe.

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  1. MapleRose Retired Moderator Aug 13, 2007

    the only one of yours that I guessed right...

    WOW... you're crazy to vector it from that! the details.. *-* how long did it take you? And I'm glad you made it with a true vector and not succumb to brushes and gradients.

    I like the empty space, gives room for icons ^__^ and did you paint those clouds in the background? 'cause I don't remember them being there before.

  2. Chloe Retired Moderator Aug 23, 2007

    Can't believe I missed this!
    I love the colors and the details are crazy *_* Excellent job!

  3. yuujin Aug 23, 2007

    wow! beautiful wallie! good work!

  4. DarthTofu Aug 23, 2007

    Wow, that's crazy.

  5. fawna-chan Aug 24, 2007

    Whoa...That's one good vector!
    Opps! Your link to the text version is the same as the one without text.

  6. exoluc247 Aug 24, 2007

    Beautiful color scheme...it's very soothing, and easy on the eyes. This is definitely a high-quality wallpaper, and--look!--room for my icons! :) Nice job.

  7. ninasun100 Aug 24, 2007

    Very nicely done! I like the blend of colors. ^^ Keep it up!

  8. AngelKate Aug 24, 2007

    I love the details in the rocks, very well done. The simple background does a great job of setting off the characters rather than overwhelming them and leaves space for icons. Great wall and congrats on the highlight. :)

  9. woodelf Aug 27, 2007

    verynicecool :D

  10. BadMoonDemonHowL Aug 27, 2007

    OMG, the DETAILS! <3
    You're a vectoring machine, not human! Admit it! XD
    Wow, I'm really amazed by this one - and I almost missed it!

  11. HiragiiKagami Sep 08, 2007

    Wow its really big! They are like RPG characters hehe (a strange RPG game but wEll... hehe XD)

  12. sy423170610 Sep 09, 2007

    Very serious

  13. Jember880314 Sep 16, 2007

    Good art & nice drawing too

  14. toesy Sep 27, 2007

    wow... it's really nice :D

  15. kmpvp1 Oct 29, 2007

    i love the details you added. i really makes it a great piece of art =]

  16. momo88 Oct 27, 2009

    Great colors, great vector, great job! ^^

  17. lolalola May 16, 2010

    Wow, the color is so detail. a very nice one. Great Job

  18. DiEs2882 Sep 26, 2010

    love the artwork...:D...

    thanks for sharing here...:D

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