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Hey guys! I apologize for the delay in getting the results posted....I was thinking there might be more art to throw into the pot as a prize. Unfortunately, the page couldn't be found.
Firstly, I want to thank DerekRodenbeck for letting me ink his lines and use them for the coloring contest.
A huge thanks for everyone that took the time to color and entering this year! I appreciate every skill level...and there were quite a few great entries.

I changed things up a bit this year, and wanted to have the prizes allotted by best color, rather than a random draw. So to do this, I asked SeanE to be the guest judge to help me choose the winners.

A big thanks to you, Sean, for your help! :)

So without further waiting, here are the results!

1st place:
Lady Mechanika By Derek and Devgear by Kristherion
Christian's colors are bold and rich. Very nice rendering of depth with the color.
I will be sending the original inked page.
Also, I will make a small limited print run of this to share with Christian and Derek.

2nd place:
Lady Mechanika colors by nahp75
Stephan used his unique style and talent to make this one look great. Adding the BG elements and Logo really set this apart.
A years DA membership or DA points matching the same amount.

3rd place:
Lady Mechanika Colors by roncolors
Ron made a very cool color and the lighting element looks pretty sweet.
A years DA membership or DA points matching the same amount.

This was a great contest and was great to see all the colored entries! I really wish I could give everyone a prize. Thank you all very much for participating and I will most likely make another giveaway this Christmas :)

See all the color entries in my previous journal
Color Conest 2015A huge heartfelt thanks to all of you that participated in my latest Birthday Color Contest :D
I love to see colors to finish my inks and every year I like to give something back as a way of showing my appreciation. This year was a Steampunk theme and I chose the great lines of Lady Mechanika made by DerekRodenbeck 
The following list are the colored entries in no particular order:
citybuilder     MarcBourcier  royhobbitz

nahp75   MattJamesComicArts Jessica-Prando 
carol-colors  Edjnr            Destinyfall 
Lady Mechanika Birthday color Content 2015 by Destinyfall
  • Mood: Love
  • Listening to: Dutch Bleeps!
  • Reading: GFT
  • Playing: RS Vegas 2


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Hi there! Haven't updated this bio since I joined, lol!
My name is James Goodwin and am a self taught inker. I've been at it since 2008.
Currently am inking cover art for Zenescope Entertainment.
My love for the craft and almost daily practice has brought me to the level that I am at now...still learning everyday.
Check out my older inks in my gallery to see how bad I was, lol ;) But, as I mentioned, a desire to better myself and practice definitely helped!
Through my growing process, I have always made hi-res inks available for colorists to practice on. If you find my inking something you wish to use for color practice, please do :D Just be sure to see my Terms of Use below. Crediting the artist involved is very important.

Current Residence: Canada
Favourite genre of music: Bhangra beats
Favourite photographer: me....
Favourite style of art: Comic
Operating System: A quad4
MP3 player of choice: i-pod touch
Wallpaper of choice: my creations! U must see them;P


Trinity Blood Inks by devgear
Trinity Blood Inks
Was in Calgary for the Con yesterday and had a chance to meet the very talented Stanley Lau Artgerm! Was very cool :)
I had inked this one last fall and never imagined I would meet brought it along and had him sign it!
Vanessa from Trinity Blood. I found the image in his gallery and found the pencils on his blog/livestream channel. Worked this pretty fast and simple.
He said it was ok to upload for colorists here:D
Download for 300dpi to color *Please read and follow my terms of use* Thanks!

Stanley's art
Vanessa Commission by Artgerm
Sub-Mariner wip by devgear
Sub-Mariner wip
Hey guys! Been finding time to ink a bit scarce these days! This is one that I am really excited to get on tho...
Found the source image as an Michael Turner prelim of a cover on sale via EBay. I did a bit of detective work and deduced that it was an unused prelim of Sub-Mariner Revolutions.
So...asked my good friend Jay Harpokrates if he could find time to finish up the pencils for me...and he did! A huge thanks Jay! 
Being a huge Turner fan I am really enjoying this :)
Published Revolutions cover Left. Prelim Center. Ink wip Right ;)
Finishing soon....I hope!
Marinade Inks by devgear
Marinade Inks
Franchesco is awesome! I have been following his work here on DA since I joined :)
I will have the pleasure of meeting him at the Calgary Expo in a few weeks, so thought it would be cool to go way back in his gallery to his first uploaded deviation!
Not really sure who the character is, but as always, she is beautiful.
I did have a chance to ink his lines way back in 2010 on a two page spread:
Battlecry Inks by devgear
So am thinking I have improved much since then :D
 Download for 300dpi *Please read and follow my terms of use* Thanks!

Original lines:
Marinade by Franchesco
Franchesco inks wip by devgear
Franchesco inks wip
**Hey has been keeping me busy this past little while. Just about finished on this one :) A bit more to, where is my ruler?? Missing again, lol ;)**

Getting ramped up for the Calgary Con this coming April..... Very excited to have a chance to meet Franchesco ! Love his personality and his art...So thought I would dig deep in his gallery for something to ink :)

Terms of use regarding my Inks

Just a note to all viewing and downloading my inking.

Most of it is available for colourists...just hit the download for a hi-res file.
Please link back to the original artist as well as myself, the inker. Also note me or leave a message on the piece regarding the colouring.

I do not authorize any other use of my inks other than for colour here on DA.




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Jeardawg Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015
hey have you ever seen this guys gallery?…
devgear Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015
Yes, he is awesome :) I do believe he and Diana mechangel2002  team up on quite a bit of stuff...
mechangel2002 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Yeah we do :D
mechangel2002 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
Indeed we do :D
devgear Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015
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