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SSX3's ELISE, less egregious by AdamWarren SSX3's ELISE, less egregious by AdamWarren
The final, revised version of another illo that Ryan Kinnaird and I did for EA's snowboarding game SSX3. The original Elise pose at the bottom of the illo was judged to be a bit saucy for a game rated "E For Everyone," so I replaced the earlier iteration with this somewhat less egregious pose... which I actually like better, as it turns out.

Anyhoo, when I get a chance, I'll dump some of the roughs for the "Elise pose revisions" over in the scraps section.

Pencils and inks by me, colors by Ryan.
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:iconmitsis:
mitsis Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Professional
Beautiful work!
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:iconarjay9975:
Arjay9975 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2012
Knew I recognized this pic of Elise. I saw it in the Russian pilot's chopper in the newest SSX.
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Kergonan Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
You're right, this one is better.
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:iconsikho:
Sikho Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Looking at this picture reminds me of the La La La Lock step, and her top "Canadian pride".
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:iconhierojux:
hierojux Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011
I totally spotted this pic of Elise in the trailer for the new SSX on gametrailers tv just now. A testament to your awesomeness.
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:icontecnajessie:
tecnajessie Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Student General Artist
snow bunny or snow flower? :heart:
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:iconreviewpoint:
ReviewPoint Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2010
Elise is beautiful :D
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:iconcaptlasoul:
CaptLaSoul Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2010   Traditional Artist
Dude! This was the one I like so much! Elise is my favorite character and I live this illustration so much. Great work!
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:icongosteoner:
GosteOner Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yo is this like the ligit art from the game? on the bonus posters?
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:iconcandiedritalin:
candiedritalin Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2009
Absolutely stunning!
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:iconrianvanu:
rianvanu Featured By Owner May 5, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice job.
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:iconvixanna:
Vixanna Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2007
Her pose ish absolutely execelent ^w^
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:icongunneryuna:
GunnerYuna Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2007
Pwned! XDDDDD
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s-c-fowlie Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2007
This is nice, but the little things kill it.

Her hips and boobs look too big compared to her waist [even in cartoon standards] I expected there to be a panel of her snapping in half after that first one. Itís most noticeable in the large panel of her lying down.

Her lips look really big, and swollen in that same panel, like they were stung by bees, while her lips are really thin in the rest of the image. She is looking a lot like Anna Nicole Smith in that laying down panel. Even if she is pouting, the upper lip is far too big. Larger upper lips is a trait black people tend to have, and she looks very white to me. Try looking in the mirror and pouting yourself to get the look right.

Her mouth in the middle panel is really weird. Itís very long, and it just dips over her chin ever so slightly that it looks really awkward and unattractive. Not to mention the one giant tooth on the top of her mouth, it reminds me of those bad American cartoons that try to copy Anime. It is way to big, and looks strange and fake when the other teeth in her mouth are so finely detailed. You need to make it less long, or add a gum line and some detail lines to show itís not one giant monster tooth!
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thelearningcurv Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2007
you always do great work, but i think this is the first one that made me want to star at it for a while ..... I love the storytelling element of the character design..... great work=]
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weremole Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
I actually think this one is SEXYER than the other.

Its all in the head really but I guess the people who has stakes in making money on the game wants to be darn sure they aren't offending anyone.

Keep up the great work. =)
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JoniGodoy Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2007  Professional General Artist
Beautifull blonde girl and beautifull mouth!
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Yuffie1972 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2007  Professional General Artist
very sexthy :)
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UnforgetableMemory Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2007
Awesome!
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lz3broc Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
how many girlies would be frolicking in the snow with their tummies hanging out in the snow like that?

none that I know of... wild...lol ...chilly....willy
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jekylnhyde Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
I like both versions but this one is cuter and seems more sporty.
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:iconkrashark:
krashark Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
Very cute!
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angelidollinda16 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
I like this pose, too. It adds a contrast to the action scenes behind her that I think balances out nicely; plus it makes it seem like she's taking a break. Tell Ryan the colors are great! ^^
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smokeART Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
I spent all my money on those when I could have seen them here?
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:iconariakitty:
ariakitty Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think I like this one better too, her expression is really cute. I love the background as well, there's so much action and stuff going on, it really makes you want to stare at the picture for a very long time! <3
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jbwarner86 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
Actually, you're right - this pose does look a bit nicer. It's a little more sophisticated, and the anatomy seems more naturalistic and less twisty. Plus, I can add this one to my favorites without my mother getting the wrong idea.
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:iconmiyusuke:
miyusuke Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
Pfffft! Too saucy!? Nonsense!
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:iconno26:
no26 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
shes still hot though! :D
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tankgirl09601 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
Fuckin' awesome man!
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NoughtySpankbottom Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
Awesome layout and colours, cool stuff.
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:iconmiridi:
miridi Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007  Professional General Artist
Cool! I like the sence of movement and the background effects :D
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b1evrc13 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
Wicked Fun :D
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:iconraapack:
Raapack Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
WOOW Nice dude !!!here in the Brazil we lose many that is published in U.S.A.. taste
very of its work, and my only update and saw InterNet.

Jheremy Raapack
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TriforceWarrior Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
love both versions, but I gotta say this one I like better, something about her expression is more playfull
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:icontankcop2:
TankCop2 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2007
Mmmmm Snow Bunny! ^_^
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:iconneilsama:
Neilsama Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I never thought snowboarding could make me feel warm.
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:iconherrhoff:
HerrHoff Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2007
E for everyone, but triple hot for hip fiends.
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:iconclikc:
ClikC Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
This is all rather much to wake up too on a monday morning...
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