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    EVIL SCREAMING MONKEY BRAIN!!!! - Need Some Color Advice

    Literally, that's how the title is spelled.

    I did this based on a dream I had... something told me to draw the image like this and the colors I saw were very specific; Neon Purple but with Neon Green wings. I kid you not. So I sat at my board today, drew it, inked it, sat back and enjoyed my handy work, and scanned it in.

    After cleaning it up a bit, I realize a problem; That color thing did not seem like a very good idea. So I started working on one with a more varied pallet... and now I'm stuck.

    So, any comments and crits appreciated!

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    i'm actually liking the second image a lot more than the first.

    when treated with such an absurd dichotomy of color in a flat graphik manner it seems more intentional. i loathe to use the word 'pop', but the treatment of flatness and saturation of color lends itself heavily to an almost iconic representation of color.

    a crisp shadow layer would help define the forms a bit more.

    hmmm just looked through your portfolio on your website. you really have a thing for heavy use of flat saturated color.

    does the inside of your brain look like this?

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    i would say referencing, but somthing that sticks out to me, is that the inside of the wings where the wings flap over should be shadowed, or at least grayed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grief View Post
    i'm actually liking the second image a lot more than the first.

    when treated with such an absurd dichotomy of color in a flat graphik manner it seems more intentional. i loathe to use the word 'pop', but the treatment of flatness and saturation of color lends itself heavily to an almost iconic representation of color.

    a crisp shadow layer would help define the forms a bit more.

    hmmm just looked through your portfolio on your website. you really have a thing for heavy use of flat saturated color.

    does the inside of your brain look like this?
    That was EXACTLY what I was thinking when I was thinking! I think some shading should just about be it...

    Also, yeah, I tend to use a lot of flat color. I used to do a lot of shading and such, but it rarely complimented the line work, which is what I want more and more these days. I really miss when the line work of a good inker was just as important as the coloring and it's a bit of a return to it.

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