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April 8th, 2009 #1
Concept input desired.
Not very complicated, just a face that should show kindness and strangeness of alien fantasy world. Thoughts? Yes it was a quick photoshop drawing.
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aww its really sweet in that slightly creepy grandma kind of way. I keep on staring at her upper lip, and I'm not sure why it bothers me. I guess it looks much more menacing than the rest of her expression.
April 8th, 2009 #3
The eyebrows are furrowed in a classic expression of anger, which throws off the gentle expression you were going for. It may help if you softened the crease between the brow and the nose.
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April 8th, 2009 #4
It has a good sculptural quality to it.
I think you successfully captured the qualities that you described.
My favorite parts are the brainlike chin texture which provides a nice variation to the rest of the skin texture and the bump/mole under one eye which provides a bit of pleasing asymmetry.
maybe consider crisper specular highlights on the eyes to make them look wetter and smoother.
also it looks a little like a floating head because I don't notice any suggestion of neck or shoulders.
April 11th, 2009 #5
Thanks for the input. You're seeing all the right things. the sweet yet menacing look. Yes the eyes and body are unfinished since it was just the face I was working on in the sketch. Thanks for the comments all. You all rock!
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just to make the details look better i would filter>sharpen it once
April 14th, 2009 #7
take a hard brush with high opacity and use it to make the whole pic sharper - it's kinda blurry now
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April 14th, 2009 #8
You could make grandma snotty and sticky looking ontop of that warm homely feeling.
All else seems well, just some more finishing work.
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