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Artist Challenges Himself To Add One Character To Fight Scene A Day Until It Gets Too Big To Upload On Twitter
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Artist Challenges Himself To Add One Character To Fight Scene A Day Until It Gets Too Big To Upload On Twitter

To improve, artists need to step out of their comfort zones, to balance on the edge of failure. Bafta-winning writer, director, and animator Tom Gran has set out to do just that – he has been creating a fight scene since the beginning of 2018 by drawing one character per day, and it’s already massive!

He announced the challenge on the 1st of January and has been delivering ever since. Gran hasn’t given himself a time frame or anything like that. Instead, he claimed he’ll be expanding the scene until it gets so big, he probably won’t even be able to upload it to Twitter anymore. “I saw a bunch of other artists like Anthony Clark (@nedroid) doing drawing-a-day challenges over the last couple of years and wanted to try it myself,” Tom told Bored Panda. He also admitted that there were a few times when he forgot to draw a new character and had to cram them in seconds before midnight.

“It’s getting seriously hard to not repeat ideas and poses,” Gran wrote. His piece already features wizards, ghosts, dinosaurs, snake-men, and quite a few different guns. “My favourites are the baby ghosts holding up the sign at the top of the picture. They’re cool.” Scroll down to check out the gradually escalating process and let us know which character you’re rooting for in the comments!

More info: spinkickbros.com | Twitter

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…now fast forward to his latest piece, Day 72

To follow the process, visit Tom on Twitter

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stellermatt
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this will never end, one day you'll be walking down the street and there'll be some paper hanging out of an office window, on it will be a small corner of this fight, still going, still growing.

Nadine Ducca
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Absolutely LOVE this and LOVE how out of control it's getting! Just a little bit shocked at the dismemberment happening so early on... Thought it would be a more "wholesome" sort of fight, if that's possible (sort of like the ones in Where's Waldo/Wally), lol!

Mai Calapardo
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4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Can somebody make a gif out of it? :)

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stellermatt
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

this will never end, one day you'll be walking down the street and there'll be some paper hanging out of an office window, on it will be a small corner of this fight, still going, still growing.

Nadine Ducca
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Absolutely LOVE this and LOVE how out of control it's getting! Just a little bit shocked at the dismemberment happening so early on... Thought it would be a more "wholesome" sort of fight, if that's possible (sort of like the ones in Where's Waldo/Wally), lol!

Mai Calapardo
Community Member
4 years ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Can somebody make a gif out of it? :)

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