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SSX3 Big Group Shot illo by AdamWarren SSX3 Big Group Shot illo by AdamWarren
Just to add a little color to a B&W dominated gallery, here's one of the illustrations that Ryan Kinnaird and I did for EA's snowboarding videogame SSX3.

I did the line art on linen-finish cardstock (I'll dump that scan over in "scraps"), and Ryan did masterful work on the color art. Far and away my favorite piece out of all the ones that we did for the job.

Wallpapers of some of our pieces for the game (though not THIS one) are prolly still available at this link, in the "anime(!) wallpapers" section:

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Dyceman Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014
SSX 3 by far had the best cast...I just wish it was a little bigger...cause unlike most other games it was only 10 characters not 12...they should have brought back JP and Marisol too IMO (that way we have a bit more of a mixture nationality wise), so it would have been:

Elise: Vancouver, Canada
Mac: New York, USA
Kaori: Tokyo, Japan
Moby: Brixton, London, England
Zoe: Unknown, USA
Psymon: Squamish, Canada
JP: Lyon, France
Marisol: Caracas, Venezuela
Nate: Colorado, USA
Allegra: San Francisco, USA
Viggo: Stockholm, Sweden
Griff: San Diego, USA

i'm pretty certain those are all correct, I have done a lot of research into the background of SSX characters
eskimodude812 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
So I finally found the person who made those awesome illustrations. All I have to say is, you stuffs pretty good!
TheRegularNonsense Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work for this game brings back so many memories and just seeing you here on DA is making me emotional, like I'm meeting a celeb.
TrueGamer206 Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2013
I love it!
CasH5 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Mr Warren u r the best
Kergonan Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Bravo !
CynderWulf2100 Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I loved this game, I wish my PS2 still worked.
damonx99 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Nicely done. Your lineart was a joy for him to color I bet. You detail it in such a simply way that comes out fantastic.
sonic500 Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
Holy frick.#You did yhe art for SSX3?
man that's one of my Fav games, i still play it ^_^
JetFlower22 Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010  Student Digital Artist
please may I use this for a google homepage?
ShadowZer Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2010
Sweet... thats is so cool man
El-Rado Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2010
Aww man this brings back memories. This was my favorite game on ps2. Then of course I got a ps3 and it doesn't work on it :( Can someone tell me if they ever made a ps3 SSX game?
Moby is looking frikin' badass, as usual. He was always my favorite character even back in SSX1.
FromDeathAbove Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010
kissjelly Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol i luv this game
monkeypoke Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010  Hobbyist Artist
loved the game and a big fan of the art.
IzzyWinkle Featured By Owner May 10, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I cant tell you how much I fell in love with your style, and especially this picture, in mangaka. >u< and now i found you here on dA, very nice. :] and i love this game, so you did a great job on it.
FerreTrip Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2010
The art you guys did for this game is awesome. Love this shot. (And not just 'cuz Griff's there.)
darkey86 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2009
these are the beest! :D
Jkid4 Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Loved SSX3, I actually bought it because of Griff Simmons alone.
StillFrozen Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2009
love sxx3!!! :D
Ryuu901 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
holy snap! This is the pic in Mangaka! TT___TT its so pretty, your such an inspiration adam!!!
envronmetal-hazard Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2008
this is great! i'ed love to know what the profesionals (or you) use to coloar your drawings. My pencil sketches have a vary similar shading to yours but when i add color with adobe photoshop or any other media i tend to lose allot of that detail.
slitthroat666 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2007
i mean fave it grrrr
slitthroat666 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2007
dude i luv ssx i especially luv this picture im so going to add it
Manjaro-Wolf Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2007  Student General Artist
awesome picture automatic fav
Ziggurat24 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2007
Nice. I like that game.
Ziggurat24 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2007
Nice. I like that game.
Vixanna Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2007
The two chicas in the middle of the pic are real eye catchers ^-^
sonofhim Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2007
O.o Dude I loved this in the SSX game!

You rock to no end!
KalikaMarie Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
Best game ever! I always wondered who was doing the artwork, as I completely loved the style! And then today I accidently stumble across your gallery and Ryan's at the same time...What are the chances?
Meat-Shield Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2007
SSX 3 is one of my favourite games of all time, and the art that you did for it was all amazing. Basically, I can't stress how much I love your artwork.

What would be the chances of you uploading a Hi-Res version of this picture, or making it a print? Both would be greatly appreciated, and I'd willingly pay money for this.
AdamWarren Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2007  Professional General Artist
I don't have any high-res versions of the files, unfortunately, and I've no intention of screwing with EA in regards to making a print available. Many of the pieces were once available as wallpapers, off the official SSX3 site--


--but the download links are no longer operative, alas. Sorry!
Meat-Shield Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2007
That's perfectly understandable. EA is a huge company, and they probably wouldn't be too happy with you making money from their characters. Thanks for taking the time to answer the comment though.
Kashikoi Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2007
I remember seeing this picture. Freaking sweet, this is classic.
artofshuenalogy Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2007
Rarely do I fav drawings. But this one is simply awesome =) Lovely vibrant colours
LightBombMike Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2007  Professional Filmographer
one of my favorite games of all time. Your art it in only made it better.
Tiny-terry Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2007
hey man, i luv dis pic ur elise 1 is my keep it up
DENuntld Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2007
yo this is the rare one, y wasnt it on the site, copyrights issues, non the less i love this pic and now i have them all even the NIGHTCLUB 1...awesome
bitwize Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2007
Sweeter than candy!
hoppopngo Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2007
the-kid36 Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2007  Hobbyist
this is tight!!
Retro7 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2007   General Artist
OOOOH! I knew I seen more of your work somewhere before, this was it right here! Excellent group pic, dude. I loved it then and I still love it.
Weatherstone Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2007  Professional Photographer
Ex-EAC'er here :)

Always loved your artwork. I have two of the SSX3 prints ea was selling on my walls, the party one and the solo of elise.

I'm sticking you on watch and looking forward to seeing more of your work.
OhAnneli Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2007  Professional General Artist
yayy awesome job! :heart: I played that game even... like... once... cuz I suck at it... but I love the design in it :flirty:
stabartist Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007  Student General Artist
awesome!! :w00t: i luv your SSX art a lot!!! fantatic work!

btw folks, heres one of the wallpaper links, it of kaori :D.
danielhdr Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
cool composition :)
Adimus-Prime Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
Twinsnake-Coatl Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
Aww man, they're no longer available. :(
tankgirl09601 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
Dmasterman Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
Was a fan of hte original but never played this one

nice work!
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