NG Sketchbook Tour 08

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This is the third year I ran this project, it basically consists of mailing out pages from a sketchbook tour to different users all over the globe. They provide the artwork and mail the page back.
Eventually the pages are brought back into the original sketchbook and you are left with a collaborative project done the old school way. This is the online rendition of the result of months and much legwork and stamp licking.

This one took a bit longer to put together than previous years, as this is the first time I dove into dealing with over 100 participants. All in all, it was great deal of fun seeing what people came up with and I hope you enjoy the result of it.

I do like that this sketchbook tour drew to a close at the end of 2008, i felt that it provides a nice time capsule/snapshot of each of these artists for that year. See Ya next year!!

Heres some links to the past sketchbook tours, if youre interested to see how they've evolved.

Sketchbook Tour 2007
http://www.newgrounds.com /portal/view/402884

Sketchbook Tour 2006
http://www.newgrounds.com /portal/view/328182



This years tour was amazing! It Just keeps getting better every year! My only complaint is if that you're gonna use Swain for voices, you should at least put him to good use. I preferred last year, which had amusing blockhead-like voices over this year's boring robotic sounding voice that could have been done by anyone.

Luis responds:

yea thats a contraversial choice. I originall had him do voices as the mastermind, but mastermind is such a strong personality that it started to take away from the actual point of the tour which was the art. So I made the concious decision to have the voice just play a lower role and concentrate efforts on the art and the custom animated name intros. I think next year it might be fun to have a new voice actor.. not based on a particular character personality. I dunno. we'll see.

Just gets better every year

Incredibly awesome.
Sadly I can only say this is the third best collab I've seen on here.
Awesome design and music.
And I love how Swain used his minion voice in this one.
Really awesome.

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That was actually...

Pretty amazing. It fit in so well, all the menus were perfect and the AS was great to string it all together. Must say though, I wish that block game had a better ending :(

Also to all the artists who participated... WOW I mean some of the art there was just so amazing, I can't imagine how you fit it onto that little sheet of paper. Especially loved the black hand one.

PS. Aww luis, I didn't know you still remembered that :P

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my name sounded so cool :P

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It's a shame you didn't send me a sheet...


But still this is a great mash-up of art, congratulations for putting this together Lu.

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