I have to say, its about time you shared this with the rest of the world. And boy is it worth sharing. I have always liked the creatures designs, but am pleasantly surprised at how you did the mist. It works really well.
Have you done any more album covers? I thought that bands would be leaping all over you after the Bloodbath ones.
I've had several bands contact me, but I think they expect a little bit cheaper work and haven't written me after I tell them my rates. I'm comfortable with that, though, as I don't feel that my rates are all that high.
There is one major black metal band that I have been talking to that tentatively wants to work with me, but no new album from them for another year or so...so it's the waiting game on that one.
Overall, I am eager to do more, but at the same time...I only have enough time for so many (which is why I keep my rates where they are at). The day job and wife time restrict me from being able to bang these out in a week, so my spare time is valuable.
so THIS is how it turned out! sweet, I think it whould have been better of with the background that u had in ur initial sketch though, it felt a lot more grounded, but are really good piece never the less, keep it up
Yeah, I changed that because I thought the trees were a bit too busy in the other one. They looked a little bit too "Spooky Old Tree with the Berenstain Bears" if you understand my reference (if not, google it)...and the foreground tuft of grass and whatnot just got in the way of the mist/breath that I was trying to accentuate.
Either way, though, I appreciate the crit...backgrounds are my weak spot still, so I like to know opinions on that stuff.
cmoreland: Haha, the lead designer for Doom 4 is actually a good friend of mine...unfortunately, I have no plans to move to Texas any time soon. I'm sure they've got the kickass design department quite covered, though.
SteevDragon: Thanks! He's a little obscure, so it's nice to see someone familiar with it. Glad I realized it well! I'm actually considering doing his brother, Pazuzu, next depending on whatever paid projects I have coming down the pike.