Sounds like a fun topic so I guess I'll have to join in this time. And hopefully finish it.
Not sure about the arms and the feet so they will probably change.
Fun topic, lots of neat entries already! Here is a quick sketch.
Does this filter make me look fat?
GEB Excellent departure from the whimsical path.
jPerols I'm REALLY digging that head and spectacular horn array.
Will design for food, provided that we all agree that money is edible.
Jesus JPerols, you should do COWs more often. I totally recall your name from somewhere else on the site, but my memory fails me. But quick note, the dragon's right foot is waaaaay too high. You have to pull it a few notches down so it's on the same perspective lines created by the left foot.
tylerbsr7 : nice entry, reminds me of the fat croc/alligator in The Frog Princess movie for some reason. Composition note though, the two rock spires on the left of the image are like cockblockers to me. I'm serious, it's like a sexy dynamic lighting scheme, and then my eye is stopped by the random broken column it forms. I also don't see other spires around the cave, so my advice is to get rid of the spires. It flattens out the image a bit and I like where the atmospheric perspective is going in the background.
DPFX: great sketch! Can't wait to see the colour scheme. God all that sagging fat. @.@
triangular: what a cutie!! It's like pudding! Ohnomnomnom. Nom. Can't wait to see it finished (With the background). I think you can add a bit more colour on the dragon because of the background.
GEB: oh jesus. I'm afraid to see it coloured. @.@ I think you can push the contrast a little bit, but that's probably going to come with the colour,ja?
Great entries guys! (eventhoughtheyareallfatties<--- NOW THAT'S NOT NICE AT ALL. cough.)
jPerols: awesome stuff man. great detail work
decided to give this topic a go as well....here's where I'm at, with some crappy head variations...not sure I'm really happy with any of them at the moment...
My fat dragon is floating in the sky filled with some kind of helium - like a balloon. Still thinking about making him more fat, hope i will make it on time.
Heres my start might have him in a village attacking villagers
tsabu: loving your idea and design!
Rob Powell: Nice! I can imagine his lumbering walk. I like the first variation
jPerols: Wow! Not much else to say
DPFX: Cool design, looking forward to see where you take it from here
Triangular: Great design, very different to the others
This is my first post on c.a.; I've been looking for some ideas for digital painting. I'm just getting started with it and i'm trying to get in some good practice. The c.o.w. seems like fun so i thought i'd start here. Hit me up with some critiques, don't hold back I really want to improve.
Trying to add color. I'm planing on having a fire in the bottom left; I'm just hoping I can get the lighting to look right. Let me know what you think of it.
Thanks for the comment Shimpmonk. I'm adding some more details in and trying to darken it up and not make it pop so much like Shimpmonk says. This whole c.o.w. thing is really fun so far!
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