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You know about James Gurney and his books, I didn't really think It helped a lot. It just seems that his books are for the more advanced rather than beginner. Mostly talking about the second book,...
The "cat girl" proportion and anatomy is bothering me a lot. The legs don't look right at all, her foot is too small and is not grounded, it doesn't look like it's supporting her body and the gesture...
A really good starter for composition is Drawing Scenery by Jack Hamm. First part of the book demonstrates really solid composition principles and development.
I don't know many books myself but here are some websites:
http://www.huevaluechroma.com is a good place to start learning about the concepts of colors and how we see colors. ...
Work from life to learn color. Gurneys book will help but isn't a substitute for life studies. Arthur Wesley Dow's book composition is a great book too and will teach you the basic concepts behind...
James Gurney's color and light book is the best resource I've found for color, composition however I haven't delved into as much. I think it was Jason Manley that made a huge video all about...
lemur: nice colors! but yup, something in the picture wants to be the focal point.
@adrian: lots of bright colours, and high contrast everywhere. try to limit high contrast to the focal...
Hey guys, deadline is extended 3 days so we can fall in line with an IDW crossover.
Stay tuned :bounce:
Throwin' my hat into the ring. Still working on refining as well as adding a more detail.
@Tchuk- I'm liking your rough concept so far :)
@no87- I really like your pose for "D" but I also really like the way the circle frames the pose in "A"
I've got the basic pose down I...
Of course we mind! >[ now get off our.. nah it's cool Splinter. Feel free to join the fray :)
As for my take on this I went through a few sketches, but I had a pretty solid idea of what I wanted...
didnt get to finish this :/
still a bunch of things i need to work out, namely the design haha. was also gonna have one of the doors behind him. oh well...
good work guys!
Thanks for all the comments, guys! Wholewheat_keyboard, I'm really glad if I'm able to inspire you!
This might be finished now. But then again I might sleep on it.
hey this is my final front view lineart, I'm not sure if I'm going with this one for the final illustration or if I make a whole new one, I might not make it in time =/. This lineart took me soooo...
Lewis: Thanks man, looking forward to yours as well! And don't worry, the whole character is gonna get spruced up some more. :P
Another update. Working out that keychain.
nice topic :)
Here's my entry for the Keymaster. want to place "keys" on her shoulder but still not sure how to do that)
Just another update:
I think I'll make the keys more ethereal than physical. They seem to distract from the image right now rather than enhance it.
still working on it :)
Hey Eristhe. I like the direction you're going with your design. It's a cool idea.
Bopx welcome. I hope you get a chance to finish. Your sketch is looking pretty nice so far.
Tchuck. Thanks so...
hey guys, there's definitely some awesome stuff around here!
Well today I kinda tightened up the lines and started designing the masks(feeling a bit overwhelmed right now like I always do to...
Hi Everyone. I had a doodle for this one. Went for a buddist thing what with the reincarnation stuff.
this is a fun a topic. I hope I have time to finish it. (its supposed to be a kid, not a guy with huge head )
6/18 : added ink and color initial pass
Character of the Week #293
:medusachow: The Keymaster :medusachow:
Design the great Keymaster of the Seven Halls!!
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