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G.I. Joe Renegades Characters by dusty-abell G.I. Joe Renegades Characters by dusty-abell
This collection of character designs represents a pretty broad overview of the work i had the good fortune to do while helping out on the Hasbro animated TV show G.I. Joe Renegades last year. If the animation industry has a real life equivalent of the Mighty Thor's pal in The Warriors Three, Fandral the Dashing..... it's Steve Jones [link] who invited me along on what turned out to be an incredible opportunity to work with one of my biggest artistic inspirations, Lead Character Designer Clement Sauve [link]
I learned so much working with Clem, it was an invaluable experience. It makes me sad to think the world won't be seeing anymore work from this phenomenally talented artist, there was no limit to what he may have done if he were still with us. His design theories regarding this show were amazingly thought out, everything had a purpose for the way it was done, his shadow guide theory was something incredible to see, as is evidenced in the all to few Joe designs that he was able to post before he passed. Clem was an incredibly giving person, kind, sincere, passionate and hugely talented..... i'll miss him for all those reasons and more.

Clem designed all the main Joe and Cobra characters I worked with him on, i did turns and redresses from his designs, attempting to keep them on model, in his style...... the secondary characters and incidentals shown here were me with Clem passing along his notes.....which incidentally....... I LOVED getting! It was fascinating for me to see my drawings analyzed through his eyes, they were always very minimal, but incredibly illuminating.

I would recommend hitting the "DOWNLOAD" button over on the right to Imbiggify the image.........
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Superthug3000 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012
Looks fantastic! And I miss this show,really great takes on classic joe characters and a nice new premise.Was very disappointed that this ended when it did.
StephenBJones Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2012  Professional Filmographer
hey man, i totally missed this!! last year i was pretty MIA on DA. man, i cant believe its been just over a year. i am so thankful we got to work with him, and am supremely proud of the team i put together under clem. me, you, matt humphries, shane all under clem! that a pretty eclectic team! boy, i miss the guy, so much power and skill in such a humble, funny,generous, down to earth package. wish we still had him here and wish we were all still working together.
anyhoo, i laughed out loud and got a big smile from the fandrall comparison! :)
hope, u, romey and phil are still havin fun on YJ!
see u soon, i hope!
greenestreet Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2011
You need to do an artbook!!!!!
DanaksZoul Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2011
You do some awesome reptiles! I love the gator. (I also love seeing the turn-arounds and costume designs, I'm just a big fan of alligators, I guess...)

The art on this show has been absolutely fabulous.
darrenrawlings Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
wow! Quite a line up!! Nice work my friend!
MikeValiquette Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Impressive Dusty! Always love seeing your design work. Do you work digitally or traditionally?
gwdill Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Hobbyist
Douglasbot Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing line up! Great work!
mightybuck Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011
incredible work all around. i especially like all the animals.
Medallion2012 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, that's a big piece of paper. :) Very cool work!
MatthewRHumphreys Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Gorgeous stuff man. Makes me miss Clem all over again too.
Chemsem Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011
Great! I'm sorry for his passing. Could you give us a hint at least to what his shadow guide theory was? I am so interested. Plus, did you have to do any animation or were you just doing designs?
Skoga Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Hobbyist
Who ! Amazing !
SpiderGuile Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Downloaded!! It's damn powerful!!! Thanks for sharing with us! :D
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