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Thread: Monkey King's pal: Pig

  1. #1
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    Monkey King's pal: Pig

    He's sort of a stylized boar-pig beast. Its not a very dramatic pose. The painting started off as a B&W concept doodle that I just started painting for fun. It was more an exercise in painting and lighting. Crits and comments welcome.
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    I think this is very good, but I think if you had some harder brush strokes for some lumps on his skin or maybe a texture overlay it would help the realism a great deal.

    And on a side note I can't help but think of the old school teenage mutant ninja turtles villain 'Bebop'.

    Monkey King's pal: Pig
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    I was about to type this exact same thing, but then I scrolled down and their he was. Good call Harkins

    I never read far enough along in the comic books, to find out if Bebop had a whole race and backstory like the Rocksteady aliens, but this guy could definitely be in his biker gang. I like the idea anyway.

    Maybe just a little more grizzled with the skin, to really take it over the top.
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    It’s a bit blurred overall except the tips of his tusk and his belt. I’d like to see it brought more into focus. Pigs are a bit hairy in places around the ears and chin. Good, strong expression.
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    Hmm nice expression, but please watch your secondary lightsource, in some places it's far too strong (Like under the fang, a more definite cast shadow from the first LS might work out the form better) and sometimes it's hard to make out at all (Likethe ear's)
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