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Syn-Thesis : 005 by fox-orian Syn-Thesis : 005 by fox-orian
Syn-Thesis was a project completed for my senior year at AIB. My goal was to create five highly finished comic pages based on the very early development of Synthesis. The pages have no bearing on the final Synthesis story.
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ArturoAlberto Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2012
This is so awesome, congratulations.
ForeignButterfly Featured By Owner May 28, 2011
I dont know if you'll ever get this but I just wanted to ask you how did you get your start on backgrounds? Yours are amazing and very nicely planned out. I still need alot of practice with buildings and backgrounds but have no clue where to start.
mangakashadowx Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Hobbyist
interesting :)
TheOnlyWarman Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011  Professional General Artist
great job on the whole thing, I love it :D, if I may ask where is the actual synthesis story ?
borisstephens Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2011
Fantastic stuff, I really like your work!
Dieman Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your architecture! It feels compact and comfortable and just awesome, I've always wanted to draw that sort of thing for my story's settings, but I'm still new to bg stuff... Great stuff, though!
hamilcar411 Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2010
Hey I love this comic! Fantastic work! If you're interested in my opinion...I find this page confusing it's not clear where she is, at first I thought she was at a pay phone, then in the last panel it looks like she is in a factory. That's just how I see it, maybe I'm the only one. The other pages look really strong! Keep up the great work!
DigimiChan Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I love this. O_O; Especially ALL the skyscrappers and such in the background! Awesome work <33 if this really starts out for real i'd definitely read x)!!! Keep rolling pages. xD
writingISmyART Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
It was blue originally, right?
Like... a light, bright blue.

Is it black now? Or brown?
Can't tell without any color, but I figure black.

Hey! Is Sonya going to be in this?
the-secret-monkey Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2010
Wait, any more? I WANT MOAR.
experimettle Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2010  Professional General Artist
5 pages in and i'm already hooked. i don't normally read manga either. camera angles, story, pacing, details are amazing.

any others coming soon? :eager:
xxTsubakis-Magicxx Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2010
HELLO, I'm incredibly sorry for faving all these pages I happen to come across at once. I just needed to. They're kind of fantastic.
Linx120 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2010  Professional Filmographer
Look forward to reading the rest, when you get around to it :)
xnoheart16 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2009
are you going to do some more? =P
marilynzelha Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2009
Add my vote to the voices wanting more. :) This is really first class all around.
DawnStarLightning Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2009
O.O Me likes; me likes. This looks amazing! And the storyline looks promising too! I'll definitely have to keep up with this comic!
Good job!!!
kross29 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009  Professional General Artist
so good!

have you read solanin by inio asano?

if not give a shot, you guys have similar storytelling styles.
fox-orian Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Solanin = why I did those pages
XD I can't wait for the movie they're making of it.
kross29 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2009  Professional General Artist
they're making a movie, FRIGGIN SWEET!
mem8 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009
so awesome... everything just looks so good, so much detail!
Izz-noxfox Featured By Owner May 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
for some reason I've the impression the black text boxes are a bit aside the rest of the design, maybe because of the font but I'm not sure. black panels like those can have a great graphic impact and your other panels are perfectly balanced so I tend to think it's because of the font.
about the story it looks like this world must be a kind of Japan :roll:
fox-orian Featured By Owner May 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
It's not Japan, though I have taken visual cues from asian architecture.

The world is a combination of a little tokyo, a little boston, a little Mirror's Edge, a little my own stuff.
Izz-noxfox Featured By Owner May 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
this sounds like a good architectural mix and honestly from what I've seen it is good indeed.
I thought about Japan more for the conformism there seems to be here, though. Japanese people mostly have black hair and if often happens that the ones who don't have natural black hair for this or thus reason, are asked to dye their hair to look more like true Japanese...
carlorozykomiks Featured By Owner May 5, 2009
this is so awesome.. XD

the drawing kinda look like blood + ... do you know that anime?
PaulVincent Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2009
Very nicely done! Just one question, what is the font you're using?
fox-orian Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
VTC Letterer Pro. [VCT letter pro...? I'm pretty sure its VTC.]

It's a freeware font, you can get it from [link]
FaeAmara Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009
Love your use of textures. I'm looking forward to updates.

What color was her hair before and what is it now?
fox-orian Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Ooo use of textures? I just flat painted it o_o

Ah and her hair was cyan before, [link] as seen there :)
FaeAmara Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009
Oh I meant um... Screen tones? Maybe it's just showing weird on my computer ^^;

Aw D: I like blue better. But yeah, I guess it would make her stick out a lot.
fox-orian Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
ah yeah, the halftones XD thats a better word :)
SpaceTurtleStudios Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2009  Professional General Artist
Hmm. Well, my interest is piqued. I think I'll have to watch you... see where this goes.
marimorimo Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2009
Wow, I wish you'd continue it. Really professional quality!
royalboiler Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009
I'm really into these pages.
Nice stuff.
smilie-terrorist Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2009
I'm enjoying this so far! Your art style is interesting, as is the plot so far. I hope you plan on continuing! :)
Knifeshadow Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
This story is pretty interesting so far, and I'd say that you've got me hooked big time. I love your art style and the flow of this comic. Wicked job, and I'll try to stay up to date if I can. ;P
hinatannaruto4ever Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2008
wow, this is really interesting. i will await more of your comic.
roxxie567 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2008
WHY IS SHE DIFFERENT! grrr you need to write more! I love the light and shadow contrast your using. It accentuates how Maia feels torn.
NightMargin Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
First. Panel. Is. GORGEOUS :love:
This is a quite interesting story! Can't wait to read more! :)
LifeIsTechnicolor Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
Ya, I really like this. Let's continue it!
MiyakoNekoi Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Student General Artist
Hope you go into the plot soon! I'm really getting addicted to this series!
okasha Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008
Wow, great style :D this really feels and looks like one of the stories I would read! hope you keep it up :nod:
ashwara Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2008   Filmographer
Nice, the profile in the fourth panel ended up coming out really well. I like the lips.
SJksn Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2008
This is a nice comic, has a good 'clean feel to it... keep up the great work!
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