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Sparrow Assault by Sakalah Sparrow Assault by Sakalah
The Walter robots are out on a stroll (with human supervision of course) to show GG around in beautiful Balboa Park one sunny afternoon. The Spine is having a trip down memory lane by himself; talking about World's Fairs and such while the others are enjoying the local wildlife.

My contribution to the third round of the "Let's draw SPG" project on Tumblr. This is just too much fun to pass up! :la:
Photo reference provided by: Trekkiebeth | GeekShot Photography

I wanted to place the robots in a familiar and nostalgically important location - Balboa Park in San Diego, California. IRL, this place is where the band started busking as their robot characters and built the very foundation to the act we see today.

I have discovered that I don't like to rely too much on photo references when making backgrounds. It's much more rewarding to simply use my imagination, and that's why I like the previous group picture better. But I had fun nevertheless with this outdoor scene; figuring out daylight, textures, expressions... and generally messing up their daytrip.
All characters © Steam Powered Giraffe LLC
Old Photoshop 7.0 | Wacom Bamboo A6 tablet.

:megaphone: Find it on Tumblr.
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CG-288 Featured By Owner May 28, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
GG's face is priceless.
Scorchyz Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
PiuPiu-Littlebird Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Stunning :iconclapplz:
Mirror-Draco Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aw The Spine looks just so freakin happy! Good for him! People are always drawing such depressing stuff with him! He deserves some more happy~!
CreativeAfro Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2014
duuuuude, are you even real? This is incredible!
LauraBev Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013  Student General Artist
Is that a bird poo on Rabbit's jacket? Haha!
This is amazing though, it looks so realistic!
PurpleKiwee-137 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Student General Artist
mein gott.....THIS IS INCREDIBLE. I...I can't even make words for describing...this... :heart:
HabitualFlippancy Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're basically one of the best artists on DA. Good jorb. My pancreas quivers with joy at your work.
automatonic-harmonic Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow wow wow wow this is really gorgeous
kayanne21 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing. The way you managed to managed to make them actually look like real life robots while still keeping the appearance of the actors is incredible. Not to mention all the little character quirks here and there.
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