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The Fastest DJ: MC Sonic by GagaMan The Fastest DJ: MC Sonic by GagaMan
Just got the e-mail from Sega...I'm one of the 50 winners of the UK side of the Sonic CD fan art contest! Yeaaaah.

So here it is! Based on one of my favourite discoveries as a kid with this game: the hidden artwork in the sound test. It's mainly a re-creation of the MC Sonic art, but also has little elements from some of the other ones (all but the tails "See you next game" one).

Characters drawn in Illustrator, coloured in photoshop. Really wanted to give this a 90's dance scene vibe as that was the feel the game (at least the Euro/Japanese one I grew up with) had in it's soundtrack and in some ways in the art style. Huge influence on me as a kid.

EDIT: fixed a major mistake I hadn't noticed all this time. If Sega posts it on their blog it'll still have the mistake, doh!
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:iconthegoku7729:
TheGoku7729 Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
OMG i saw the batman sonic on Eggman's thing
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rainbowdashsonicfan Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Eggman, stop being a DJ. In Sonic CD you we're a terrible DJ. XD
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shyguy37 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014
This is cool, I especially love the little "fun is infinite" in the corner. Good job!
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TheGreyGhost12-21-12 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
The hidden Sonic CD stuff on there- :XD: I LURVE IT

nice job on it all, too
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MrCoolDD Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I remember this...
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:icon621chopsuey:
621Chopsuey Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
MC 5onic
DJ Metal S0N1C
Doc Robeatnix
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:iconviluvector:
ViluVector Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Ahaha nice pic! Gotta love Jamaican Robotnik(?
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:iconalice-of-africa:
Alice-of-Africa Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Since when was Robotnik jamaican? :D
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CrazyRainbowKitty Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2012
AWWWWWWWWW!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconbakuflint:
Bakuflint Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Professional Artist
So epic.
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:iconblueamnesiac:
BLUEamnesiac Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nicely done! :thumbsup: It sure brings back fond memories.
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RaidenSnake Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2012
I see how you snuck Demon Sonic and Batman Sonic in this pic. Great job at capturing the look of the original pic made by Sega.
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:iconace-spark:
ACE-Spark Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
Looks like Sonic's gotta work that sucka to death, come on now.

That Robotnik pose is bitchin'.
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SpongeDudeCoolPants Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
LOL at Meatal Sonic! Btw do you have to buy illustrator? I'm looking for some drawing software.
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Mushmeister67 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2011  Student Filmographer
Love Robotnik's look here.
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Frobman Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011   Filmographer
Nice! Don't think I ever came across this image long ago, but hey!

Congrats, man!
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DCLeadboot Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Heh, heh... they sure got the beat! :giggle:
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:iconrogerregorroger:
Rogerregorroger Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist Filmographer
Figures itīs robotnik of all people doing the instrumentals. Yo!
Just proves again that Sonic rather hangs out with everyone who wants to kill him rather then Tails/Amy and the like.
Heh.

Anyway, great rendition of the classic artwork.
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NamoDyn Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Word!
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MontyEggman Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011
This was always my favorite of the hidden artworks in Sonic CD (evident due to the fact that I drew a pic based on it way back in the past). Glad to hear that you were one of the winners.

Keep up the good work, as always.
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GagaMan Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Oh man long time to see man!

Yeah I recall that pic you did now that I looked for it, hehe :D
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:iconmontyeggman:
MontyEggman Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011
Yeah, it has been a while, hasn't it.

Glad that you haven't forgotten me. :)
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Luke-the-F0x Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh yeah i remember seeing this as one of the hidden artworks in the game along with cute Chibi Sonic and Sonic with a weird human face. I really like the style, lighting and D.J Eggman.
Great job mate, and congratulations.
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Psyguy Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Interface Designer
Congrats! Great entry!
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:icongagaman:
GagaMan Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Thanks man! :)
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ChibiBeckyG Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Haha! I thought about this one but opted out as I wasn't sure if it would technically count (even if it is in the game, its one of the more obscure aspects of it)

...For some reason I want to stick bling on metal too with maybe a bandanna on his head in that pose, whyyyy

Congrats on your win all the same : )
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GagaMan Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Yeah, I took a bit of a risk picking this scene. Wasn't even sure if it was gonna be in the re-release, though turns out it is, and there's even an animated version of Robotmik from this in the soundtrack option!
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gsilverfish Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011
Heh, risky indeed! When they say in the rules about possibly receiving entries that closely resemble the original materials, this is the sort of thing they're talking about, I think! xD

I do like your spin on the characters, especially Eggman--that little brow detail adds a ton of expression! The Batman Sonic needs to be bigger or featured differently, I could barely spot him! :)
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GagaMan Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Was considering putting batsonic looming over the whole picture, but thought that might be a bit weird looking and didn't really wanna draw him for ages, so I just did a small doodle of him instead. Maybe I could make it lighter or bluer though.
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EUAN-THE-ECHIDHOG Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi there

Hehehe, great pic there Gaga and congrats on being the top 50 winners ^^ Shall be posting mine up very soon

Euan
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GagaMan Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Look forward to seeing it! :D
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