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    Art of Pinkas - Updated [11/14/2012]

    Hello all,

    This thread was most recently updated on 11/14/2012

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    This is the first piece I've done in almost 2 years. The WIP thread for this piece can be found here.
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    I'm one of those guys who doesn't really do backgrounds/environments. I'm trying to change that. WIP thread can be found here.
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    After many months of painfully slow work, it's finished! The WIP thread for this piece can be found here.
    Last edited by Truepinkas; June 11th, 2011 at 09:43 PM.
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    Nice work, good to see it done. I really like the body language of the wolves.
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    A recent piece I did for CHOW 198. CA is a really great place for inspiration.
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    Hey dude nice paintings, keep at it!
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    This was my entry for the 2010 Blizzcon Fan Art Contest. Alas I did not win anything.

    This image depicts the last battle fought by the paladin Milabrega. After his untimely demise at the hands of the drowned carcasses of the Great Marsh his regalia was greedily pilfered by the forces of evil. It may yet find it's way into the hands of Sanctuary's would be saviors.

    It was inspired by the low level item set 'Milabrega's Regalia'.

    I put up a post hoc WIP of this piece showing a few in progress shots.
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    That is a beast of a painting. Flawless.
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    that last one is badass!
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    Wow. The finish on that last one is definitely an improvement from the other works I've seen from you. While there are always things to critique I think this is a good jumping point for you and I think you should start using this as an example of where you want your work to go.

    I'm not saying always go flashy and have a glowing shield with lightning in the sky (pretty metal, though). But what I mean is work towards that finish- that extra time spent to work out the areas and make them not only appealing to the eye, but also work in a composition. You're showing that more here, and I think this should be a standard for you.

    But you should also not neglect the earlier stages. I see some drawing errors here and a some size mis-matches that could have been solved. Pay attention to the sizes of thumbs and break down their structure a little bit more. Brush up even more on your human anatomy- look very critically at the sizes of things and the angles the angles muscle MASSES make. I think Hogarth is a great one to read from. I like his break down and simplification of form. If I'm not mistaken Bridgeman does the same kind of thing. Planar thinking!

    Keep doing it man.
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    Thanks Quigleyer. I am trying to make this my new level of polish as I was really pleased with how it came out (and it took less time overall than my orc man hunter!).

    You hit he nail on the head though, I need to spend more time on my pre-sketches and thumbs, and I need to spend more time learning and practicing my anatomy. I'll take a look at the books you mentioned.

    One of my current projects is actually an older project that I've picked back up and oh man am I finding issues with it left and right! hahaha.

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    Somehow I got the idea to create a hybrid Bride/Ninja character. I've been kicking the idea around for a while now, but here is the final result.

    The WIP thread for this piece can be found here.
    Last edited by Truepinkas; February 27th, 2011 at 10:42 AM.
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