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Cowboy Bebop Wallpaper: Cowboy Bebop: Face//Off

Toshihiro Kawamoto, Sunrise (Studio), Cowboy Bebop, Spike Spiegel, Vincent Volaju Wallpaper
Toshihiro Kawamoto Mangaka Sunrise (Studio) Studio Cowboy Bebop Series Spike Spiegel Character Vincent Volaju Character

1600x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

I'm taking a short break from the Bishounen Invasion (the next wall in the set I'm working on is Spiral) - although one could argue that Spike qualifies as Bishounen. Basically, I like this image (I scanned it off of a promotional flyer for Knocking on Heaven's door that I bought for a few bucks) because of the positioning of the characters in a classic "face off" pose. Although the original image had typical cel-shading detailing, I wanted to do something different (don't I always?) and go for a shillouette with the light playing off of their shapes from the tower behind them. By the way, I hate vectoring buildings, even wireframe things like the tower. Urgh. Not doing that again anytime soon -_- The image went through several styles as I toyed with gradients in the background trying to get a final composition that worked. I added some textures and came into this sort of framed image with the tower aglow and all.
I've been doing a fair number of orange wallpapers lately. It's a nice change from my usual blue-greens.
All in all, about 5 hours work, 50megs.

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Comments

  1. miketo Jan 09, 2005

    Beautiful work, Tama. I usually don't groove on abstract, but this is so smooth and cohesive, adding detail without adding noise. Automatic fave!

  2. Sir-Boingal0t Jan 09, 2005

    i dun like hearing spikes name next to the word bishounen for some reason
    ......hes much too cool for that

    but anyway.....im likin this >xD
    nice vectored work as usual
    nicely reminds me of the movie =)!

  3. crapmonster Jan 09, 2005

    that image is really badass, almost looks straight out of a john woo flick (like you mentioned with faceoff). also a damn nice job on making the illumination of the chars and especially translating that into vectors. also the patterns you used on this are also splendid. just about every detail of this wall is worth taking note of. seriously, a perfect wall!

  4. jackalx66 Jan 09, 2005

    wohoho xD
    cowboy bebop ^^
    long time not see this category :)
    thumb is really suck btw >_<
    ppl should zoom it
    *zoom*
    nah
    the orangish bg is also nice too xD
    if u use same color ppl will bored ^^;;
    nice vector like always and the eifell tower is great
    doesn't know it vectored until i ask u xD
    nice texture u use
    the yelowish ray make me feel its dusk
    correct me if i'm wrong ^^;;
    another nice wall to comment on xD
    thx for ur effort and share it in here
    *9.5*

  5. meteorcloud Jan 09, 2005

    hmmzz when you see the tumbnail......it's a bit fake..but.....if you enlarge it....it would be great ^^
    really some awsome effects there =) the colours match well =)
    I've nothing to say XD...just great!!
    * add to favs *

  6. halo3 Jan 09, 2005

    cowboy bebop... isnt it? Great and sizeable wallpaper.
    i havent look the cowboy bebop movie, but i should in the next time...
    nice work and good result.

  7. UndyingShadow Jan 09, 2005

    woah thats a bad ass wall Tama! amazing job illuminating the characters and the vectoring! seriously, this is one awesome wall.

  8. Dikisbak Jan 10, 2005

    A face to face where only the shadows of the characters are visibles. Effects, Quality, great bg, to get the duel of Vincent and Spike in an awesome Wall.

  9. sammo Retired Moderator Jan 10, 2005

    wow...i love the atmostphere of this wall, it's very befitting for the series such as cowboy bebop. great wall as usual, tama!

  10. Saturn Jan 11, 2005

    I like it!
    Probably one of the best Bebop walls I've ever seen :)
    i like the background. Its the base of the Eiffel Tower isn't it??
    Great Job....two thumbs way up!

  11. euna Retired Moderator Jan 11, 2005

    wow.... awesome wall!
    I love the mood of this wall and the idea of using silhouettes... it's great!!
    absolutely great wall... loe the colours and everything. *fav*

  12. Noctum Jan 13, 2005

    Bloody hell!!
    This one looks great and fits my words above quite literally.
    Tama, you are delivering quality and originality once again. :)

  13. Kwadjo Jan 14, 2005

    Creative, Stylish, Calm whiles Intense, and relavant. Kick Ass man.

  14. darkwaterbunny Jan 18, 2005

    Whoa, really liking this, and well, the wallpapers don't have to be of bishos, just as long as its a guy *rethinks* wait, maybe your right. Anyway, I really like this! Cowboy bebop here ^_~ Really, you make the best wallies <3 I love the effects on this, really is all firey and stuff (great English). Really like it! fav!

  15. mauz Jan 19, 2005

    Woa really well done this one

  16. XVirus Jan 23, 2005

    Great work, thank you.
    I really loved those scenes, and I was looking for something to resemble them.
    Now all I need is to find some of those butterflies.

  17. tesarahmad Jan 30, 2005

    you shoot first......
    no, you first.......
    uh uh you first
    i don't minnd if you shoot me first........
    be my guest
    BAM...............

  18. harunoyume Feb 02, 2005

    beautiful work
    +fav!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    thx for sharing

  19. Pwnz Feb 04, 2005

    wooooooowww....realliy niice i kinda just watched the movie too so y'know the letters look really cool

  20. skywalker101 Mar 04, 2005

    wow! Awesome pic!! Reminds me of a particular movie.........Keep up the great work!!!!

  21. skywalker101 Mar 04, 2005

    wow! Awesome pic!! Reminds me of a particular movie.........Keep up the great work!!!!

  22. skywalker101 Mar 04, 2005

    wow! Awesome pic!! Reminds me of a particular movie.........Keep up the great work!!!!

  23. petekin Mar 30, 2005

    the arms to be confused, the condition of that to die.....
    ******************
    level up

  24. revolver Apr 21, 2005

    thats a good wall for CBB ad to fav... ;)

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