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    a wood elf

    This is a work I started out of boredom and which ended up better than I expected. Tell me what you think, every feedback appreciated.

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    I can't quite tell what I'm looking at with the scenery. From the backdrop (I like the soft light coming through, by the way) I'm guessing the figures are in a clearing and there are bushes in the foreground, but without the visual cue of the backdrop it would look as though they're standing at one end of a rock bridge over an abyss. The bushes need more green and more volume.

    Push the shading on the tiger some more; it's very bright.

    Is the elf male or female? I can't tell if s/he has boobs or pecs. What's happening in the picture? The elf has his/her sword out and seems to be telling the tiger to wait for an order -- are they about to fight?

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    I think there might be too strong an incongruency between the figures and the background. The effect of light is quite lovely.

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    The background is beautiful, but you only see the elf as a disembodied head because his or her outfit blends too well with the trees. (Good for hiding I guess) I think you need to do something to seperate the figures from the background.

    The tiger is a little too bright and you need to work on it's anatomy a bit. As it is right now, it will make a nice portrait piece.

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    The soft light coming from the clearing beyond is really nice.

    The figures in that dark of an area would have darker light areas on them. The lightest light color would be a middle value. So the tiger is wayyy too light and so's the face on that dude.

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    developing well, but figures need desperate improvement

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