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03 September 2014 @ 06:31 pm
Avengers RBB 2014 - In Hearts We Leave Behind  
Avengers RBB 2014 - In Hearts We Leave Behind
Welcome to the Art Master Post of In Hearts We Leave Behind, a great fic by ratherastory written for the 2014 avengers_rbb.  If you want to read the story, just click HERE. (post to be unlocked in a couple of minutes)

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Acknowledgments:

A big hug to ratherastory for being awesome and for being a wonderful author ♥ I'm sorry I couldn't draw more things for this great story. Thank you for your hard work on this ♥ ♥ ♥

A big thank you to becc_j who took care of the English beta of the comic (and who supported me, even when I was constantly whinning ^^)
And of course, kudos to the avengers_rbb mods for organizing this challenge!

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THE ART



1) Comic page 1
2) Comic page 2
3) Comic page 3
4) Original prompt posted at the comm

Tools of the trade: Painter 12 - Photoshop CS6

That's it for this year! Thanks a lot ^o^
 
 
 
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petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 09:58 am (UTC)
Thank you for enjoying my Avengers RBB so much!
It's really kind of you ♥
i'm on a website where people fuck fruit: Avengers Bucky+Steve TWSgeckoholic on September 3rd, 2014 04:40 pm (UTC)
SO GORGEOUS. :D
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 09:59 am (UTC)
Hello! ^^
I'm really happy you liked it :)
Thanks a lot ♥
ratherastoryratherastory on September 3rd, 2014 04:46 pm (UTC)
*flails happily all over your art*

You were SO awesome to work with! Scarily talented and oh so very patient while my life went to hell in a handbasket. /o\

Your story jumped out at me when I was looking at the prompts. I know I'm not the only one to whom it screamed "WRITE ME! WRITE THIS STORY RIGHT NOW!" so I feel incredibly lucky and privileged to have been the one given the opportunity to put (extra) words to your images. I especially adored the contrast between the current timeline, all the dark blues and purples, and the less saturated sepia tones of the flashbacks to the thirties. Not to mention the blood-red of the Winter Soldier's thoughts and past experiences, which translated in my head to the Winter Soldier's music from the movie (that terrible shrieking sound you hear only when the Winter Soldier is around).

In short, this was brilliant I am the luckiest author alive. <3
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 11:35 am (UTC)
oh so very patient while my life went to hell in a handbasket.
No problem! In addition, it's not as of you vanished completely during two months, we talked a lot on Twitter and you asked me for my opinions on tons of stuff like for instance, the flashbacks or the role of Peggy.

I'm very happy you enjoyed how I drew the flashback. I tried to find a way to make them different from the rest but it was hard because the palette had to stay coherent.

that terrible shrieking sound you hear only when the Winter Soldier is around
I read a very interesting article where the composer explained that he wanted something very cold, very mechanic for the Winter Soldier and that the music when the WS was around, was inspired by experimental music and that it had to sound very messy and unstructured. :D

Anyway! It was a pleasure to collaborate with you and thank YOU for this great fic! ^o^
firesign10firesign10 on September 3rd, 2014 05:05 pm (UTC)
Beautiful, beautiful work!!!!
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 09:59 am (UTC)
Thank you so much! ♥
Glad you enjoyed my art post ^^
The indefatigable Mrs. Griffinquickreaver on September 3rd, 2014 05:20 pm (UTC)
JUST WOW. I don't know much about the universe, but the images, layout, fantastic colors are, well, FANTASTIC!
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:00 am (UTC)
I hope the prompt was understandable even for someone who don't know much about the Marvel movies.
I'm really happy you enjoyed this post :D
Thank you so much ♥
(no subject) - quickreaver on September 4th, 2014 08:50 pm (UTC) (Expand)
mangacat201: Co-dependentmangacat201 on September 3rd, 2014 06:02 pm (UTC)
OH holy fuck, i mean, your art is always just incredibly unattainable level of awesome, but dude, this is something else. That banner has such a visceral and gripping artistry in the concept and the execution both, I can't help staring at it. And the comic panels... you've captured their features in all states of emotion so perfectly, it's breath-taking. Can't wait to read the story!
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 11:01 am (UTC)
I'm sure you're gonna enjoy the story! Ratherastory did a great job and it follows my prompt very closely! ^^

Thank you for enjoying my art in general and the banner in particular!
This banner was the easiest thing to draw, I wish everything was that easy xD (and the tentacles were a lot of fun)
togsostogsos on September 3rd, 2014 06:42 pm (UTC)
Wow, this art is stunning
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:00 am (UTC)
Thank you for enjoying my Avengers RBB so much!
It's really kind of you ♥
ღ Candy ❀ܓ: rainbow heart sheepcandream on September 3rd, 2014 07:44 pm (UTC)
This is soooooooooooooooo awesome. :33
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:01 am (UTC)
Thank you for enjoying my Avengers RBB so much!
It's really kind of you ♥
Your icon is SO cute ^o^
Amberamberdreams on September 3rd, 2014 07:47 pm (UTC)
It won't surprise you when I say I knew the prompt was yours... *grin*. Your use of colour just fascinates me, it's like you keep a rainbow in your pocket. Apart from loving the idea behind this comic (and I must read ratherastory's story now too dammit!), I just love what you've done to expand the concept, especially page two - the haunted look on Bucky's face in the penultimate panel on that page, then the gorgeous contrasting reds of the flashback scene below it - wonderful.
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 11:05 am (UTC)
It won't surprise you when I say I knew the prompt was yours... *grin*
I think I'll never manage to hide my style during Reverse Bangs. I presented half finished work for this one but Ratherastory recognized me immediately ^^;;

Your use of colour just fascinates me, it's like you keep a rainbow in your pocket
Awww this is so kind! I love this expression, it's very funny and poetic :3 I'm very happy you enjoyed how I drew the flashback. I tried to find a way to make them different from the rest but it was hard because the palette had to stay coherent.

Thank you so much ♥
Shadwrayvnshadwrayvn on September 3rd, 2014 07:54 pm (UTC)
Argg God how are you & your art real? So freaking pretty!
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:02 am (UTC)
how are you & your art real?
I'm not, I'm a cat, but don't repeat it ^^

Thank you for enjoying my Avengers RBB so much!
It's really kind of you ♥
becc_jbecc_j on September 3rd, 2014 08:09 pm (UTC)
These pieces are so wonderful to see all posted together with the great banner :D I've just been looking at it all again and I'm curious, did you draw everything then scan it in and add the colours etc? I'm in love with the textures and details how everything has a bit of grain to it - it all looks very beautiful <3 Also whining? What...there was no whining, I don't recall that, it was a huge honour and pleasure to be able to help in any way and thank you for the help on my own RBB prompt as well :)
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:58 am (UTC)
Also whining? What...there was no whining
Ah, so "gna gna gna it's hard", "gna gna gna I'm tired", "gna gna gna I'm not done" wasn't whinning? xD Oh good then! ^^

did you draw everything then scan it in and add the colours etc? I'm in love with the textures and details

I did it for the first page (scanning + redrawing) but I drew the rest directly in PS (page 2 and 3). Scanning + redrawing doesn't help a lot when I draw comics because I tend to add a lot of elements in the page, change the layout, sometimes change the pose or the reference pictures. I prefer working directly in PS.
For instance if you look at page 1, the bottom panel, I added the Winter Soldier walking near the KGB files (he wasn't there on the prompt I submitted but when I drew the page, there was clearly something missing on the left)

The grainy effect is obtained thanks to two things:
- I added just a bit of noise (Gaussian, monochromatic, 1 or 2 points)
- I added at a very low opacity a grainy texture on some part of the pic (soft light, I think the opacity was about 30%)

I hope I answered your questions ^^
Thank you so much for your help and your support Becc!
You are always so kind (AND PATIENT) with me.
(no subject) - becc_j on September 4th, 2014 11:05 am (UTC) (Expand)
Rachel: winter groggycatraeve on September 3rd, 2014 09:17 pm (UTC)
WOW! Everything is absolutely beautiful! *heart eyes* How do you do it?! HOW?! Loan me your powers, PM!!!

And that banner/logo OMG! Its so wonderful it actually made me cry.
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:46 am (UTC)
Loan me your powers, PM!!!
I can't, I need them for the Spn Reverse Bang xD I've just found an idea and I'm gonna start working on the idea from Monday ^^

Thank you so much! I'm very happy you enjoyed the comic so much ♥
The banner was the easiest thing to draw, I wish everything was that easy xD

I'm looking forward the next instrumental of your Winter Soldier comic ^^
Profiterole: Kings - Jack and David_profiterole_ on September 3rd, 2014 09:26 pm (UTC)
Whoa, c'est absolument magnifique et tellement émouvant ! <3
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:33 am (UTC)
Merci beaucoup! C'est vraiment sympa :D
Ne me demande pas pourquoi, mais ton nom d'utilisateur m'amuse follement. C'est tellement mignon et j'adore les profiteroles :3
eviljellybean88eviljellybean88 on September 3rd, 2014 09:30 pm (UTC)
holy wow, that art at the top is amazing! great work!!! :D
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:34 am (UTC)
The one where Bucky tears his skin? ^^
It was the easiest one to draw ^o^

Glad you enjoyed the post!
Thank you so much ♥
GRITS in Misery: My Muchagritsinmisery on September 3rd, 2014 10:36 pm (UTC)
This is astonishingly beautiful!
petite_madamepetite_madame on September 4th, 2014 10:37 am (UTC)
Thank you so much dancing groot! ^^
Glad you liked the art post :D