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July 27th, 2008 #1
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July 29th, 2008 #4
Glad to see you got this thing up and running!
Something I've recently started doing that helps a ton- measuring the figure via the head size. I wrote it off after I initially practiced and implemented the technique back in high school (a decade ago. EEK), but after going through my old sketches and measuring, I was way off. Half my figures were like 5 heads tall.
You did one of my favorite digital cheap tricks, copying the head from a portrait for the full figure. What a time saver :P
July 29th, 2008 #5
I need to write all that measuring stuff down. And oddly, once I started tweaking the anatomy, I was second-guessing everything. And losing, it apparently. I had some stuff right to begin with.
Actually, it isn't the same head cut-and-paste-style, if that's what you mean. I copied it from the other, though. I had them side by side and did it that way, which was really fun, actually.
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I think you could use some more work on anatomy. Posemaniacs is a great place to practice. Maybe pick up a pad of bristol board to draw on. Also try painting on a 25% gray background to better see values.
Welcome to CA keep posting away plz! And keep up the good work!
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This is looking pretty cool. I'd take the black between the ribs and either fill it with more magic dust and sparkles or make it nice and gory
I love the horns but my favorite part is the highlights on the dress. Nice and crisp.
What's the plan for the background? It looks like she is sitting in a cave, peering out into the night.
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July 31st, 2008 #13
Oooh, love the gory idea! I want to go more creepy and less cute, pixie, etc. Thanks about the dress, I'd love more clean smooth lines but I think it's starting to work.
I played with the background last night but wasn't feeling it yet. My inclination is to go magical forest on her but maybe something a little more...hellish?
August 1st, 2008 #14
oo, that girl with the exposed vertibrae really makes me cringe. That is a good thing . I noticed you must be right near me. I saw the ac state which is a good chance that is sac state. so Howdy neighbor! also a better example of more recent tattoo wrk can be found here.
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August 1st, 2008 #15
Hellish is always good, especially around these forums.
If you want inspiration, check this out:
Lots of good hellish stuff in there for color scheme and texture ideas. How cool would she be with a gory mix of blood/bone/tissue combined with fire/stone?
That post I linked is full of completely amazing artwork. Here is some more:
Makes my head hurt ;P
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