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    @ calyx
    Thanks man! I guess the golem is the more popular one of the 3.

    @ Iridyse
    Thank you! The golem pic is not supposed to be realism or in a painterly style, i wanted the kids more stylized, the first version of the image was a lot simpler...

    @zimfin
    Thanks man!
    I think the age does not matter much. Tho i beleave that an artist needs some minimum age to be able to find interest innother topics than chicks in horny poses.
    Most of the years i think i leaned how to learn before i actually started learning at all.
    Today i truly believe that it has very little to do with hand eye coordination and how well people can handle a pencil.
    To cut it short, i think people can learn painting in a relatively short time, rest is all about motivation, taste and a good sense for design.

    @ Kuren
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    @LillyCat
    Thank you! Just checked your final entrie earlier today, the image turned our really well, good job.
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    daammmn.....you make me cry ;_;

    3 awesome entry


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    I think my face melted off... these entries are ALL top notch. Every single one.
    BRAVO!

    PS: you should drop these into the FF section, CA would adore them, and not everyone knows to look in here for the awesome sauce...

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    @ Oni Rem
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    I will post them in FF sometimes later when i make a new dump with new work.

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    If this is what not sleeping does maybe I should try it. The diver so needs to get the IFX cover ^_^

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    @ Kitten Poker.
    Thanks! Tho i don't recommend not to sleep, you will work more effectively when you are fit.

    Cover? come on people, you have not even seen all the entries, i am sure there are some more kick ass submissions from people who didn't bother posting and there are some real awesome submissions that has been posted already.
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    Randis you killed me , you are too good!

    Can I ask you which brushed you are using for your Artworks?

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    Incredible work! Love all three, especially the diver. Would look amazing on the cover of IFX if I may say so.

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    @ Riddik
    Man thanks! You did a great job too!
    I only use 1 brush for everything, its a custom round brush that did set up very similar to the basic brush in open canvas 1. The brush is slightly smeary and has almost sharp edges and i control the opacity with pen pressure.

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    I should have made a poll, curious now what pic does the best impression.
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    randis you beast! when i saw your vampire entry a wave of emotion poured over my soul. partially because i fucking LOVE it and partially because i was crushed that you totally outdid my idea. i posted in the final entry thread if you want to check it out. like android said, i dont know how you found the time to pull off 3 mind blowing entries but glad you did. they reminded me of my aspirations. you gotta win this.

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    AWESOME !
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    Dood, your entry along with cryptcrawler's is in the top 1% of this contest...

    man, you guys sure do come up with some mind blowing stuff ^_^

    I love all of em...

    but as much as I dig vampire chicks...The golem picture just struck a note...

    It's playful and a bit serious at the same time...

    and the way you painted the girl's face in the turning...man, jaw's still lying on the floor with my tongue rolled out...lol

    btw, when are you getting higher res images in your website?

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    @Apichart
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    @Tommy Applesauce

    Thanks Tommy for all the nice compliments!
    That is a very friendly avatar you have there...

    I will have a new website soon, need to redesign the old one...
    i guess i will have higher res images again with comment function...

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    You pretty much won me over with the toy robot coming out of the alchemy circle there. I'd love to see your process on that. But the image itself is particularly striking, especially in the colors. It's also a bit of a lighter tone in contrast to some of the others.

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    Wow, these are something else! Pretty damn impressive, best of luck!

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    @ Extollere

    Thanks, glad you like the golem.
    I will post some wip steps later in my new big dump.

    @Muttonhead

    Thank you man! Love your pic too! great job!
    Cheers and best luck!
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    Quote Originally Posted by R a n d i s View Post
    The Vampire will no longer participate here, i will not submit the image.
    Have to work on some jobs but will update the baby image sometimes next week.
    Sad I got it right off the bat. People just need to think out of the box.

    probably a stupid question, but Im assuming you use human refs. they are near perfect. Do you shoot them yourself? Pose them in 3d, or pull refs off the internet? Im very impressed by your works. Makes me want to get better

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    @ Art-n-Coffee

    Thanks man!
    The type of ref i use really depends on the type of image i make.

    If i aim for a realistic portrait or something more classic like the vampire image i use real human reference. I build the settings, direct the models and shoot the photos myself.
    Using 3d models for such scenes makes no sense because it would take to much time and effort to set up a realistic scene.

    In other cases if you pain something from mind and get a bit stuck at one point because you fail to paint the right effect or need to look up some anatomy for a weird pose or a difficult head perspective then you can look up some photos or pose a 3d model.
    Certain things are simply impossible to paint without a reference, no artist can do that, no matter how good he is.
    For example, lets say you want to paint some specific animal or a car engine, you simply will need reference. It does not have to be the same pose or angle, but it should help you understanding the forms and materials.

    For some images i use a lot of 3d too, simply because i can and because it saves time. I use 3d to save time, thats reason Nr1.
    You cans spend 2 hours with a ruler drawing the perspective line work for a complex building or you make a rough 3D model in 15 min, do the math.
    2d apps or 3d apps, does not matter what, those are art tools and if you can make a good use of em, do it!
    The only 2 things i care about are: 1) Result 2) the time i need to spend to get the result.
    They key is using 3d for things that would save you time and not for things that you can not make in 2d.
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    You make some great points there about use of 3D. Everyone should take note.

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    Thank you, glad if the info was of any help.

    I think most artists develop their own workflow naturally, but its always good to experiment and try out new things.
    Over the years i observed that most of the artists who are active in art communities are experimenting and changing styles a lot more than the older and more traditional artist. I am sure if you take a closer look at the older generations, even after 10-15 years their style and quality of work often does not change much or at all.
    I understand tho that some of the styles are like a trademark for some artists and they have no interest changing it once they become established and successful.
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    Amazing work all round. Three authentic takes on a concept that were developed in a true display of artistic talent. I was very impressed when I saw these. Good luck to you and God bless.
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    Thanks man! cheers
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    Hello Randis!
    Im here to congratulate on the contest win and wish you all the best in what is comming to you as an artist!
    One thing that keeps bothering me about most of your works Ive seen:
    Your paintings are something between the perfection of phototrealistic 3d renders like Vray or Maya, and flexibility of hand painting... but they really seam to be neither.
    Doesnt that bother you in a way?
    I mean, taking the Golem for example, the image could be done in 3dmax with better and greater results when it comes to light quality, and then again, it could be more stylish and "human" when it wouldnt be rendered with digital tablet, in That hard edge fashion. I dont know if Im making my self clear here.. its like if you aim at so much detail and light rendering perfection, why dont you go full 3d? or shoot a photo?
    When I saw your works the first time I was like "photo overpaint or 3dsmax overpaint". It was only I came here and read about your workflow I realised its mostly handmade.
    So, knowing I wasnt the only one I can safely presume that its more common impression.
    As to the 3d time saving argument, I fully agree, I use 3d references very often, for perspective issues, although Iam still learning to paint.


    Taking the time while Im here Id love to express my admiration to the vampire embrace painting. The color pallette used and the light is just pure win. Love the face expression.
    Only thing I would change would be the blue eye glow, since they stick out of the color set used in the image. Too much saturation imo in there. Otherwise its one of my favorite vampire related pictures EVER seen.

    Best of luck, and keep making the world a nicer place to be with your art

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    Nice artworks.... Im just starting to discover my CG skills i've always practicing tecniques then I discover your works it really inspire me to go on and improve more... If you wouldn't mind will you visit my gallery here and leave a comment I want to hear a comment from a master... have a nice day Randis!

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    Thank you! Cheers!

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    Randis, I never saw this until now, amazing work here!!!

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    Thanks everyone!

    Thank you!

    You can see them all and manymore in my FF thread
    http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=166776

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