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    Well I think I'm doing the wrong aproach I'm compelled by the pose and the hair question is would you do thumbs with the pose + lighting or would u also abandon that and start off again ?
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    FUS RO DAH !

    I rly suck at making quick thumbs I rly gotta practice that. Would you still associate the right one with a sacrifice scene ?
    *edit* and i just realized i worked much toooo big again ^^
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    I prefer the first one. Now is the victim willing or reluctant?
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    did another one, I think I'll try to do even more thumbs just out of exercise since i didn t do those for a long time i definitly need to focus more on the planing part of my projects rather than rendering details. Thanks for the Input I'll be back with more ^^
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    keep playing. i like the one on the left in post 15. diagonals are good for action. try and turn her body slightly to add some depth, but i like the idea of the staff in intersecting the form, also try to balance the magic out on both sides, or design it through the composition.
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    Hey, you might have moved past the pit idea, and I think the thumbs are a good idea, but I just wanted to do a paintover to show what I was talking about with her direction towards the pit.

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    Those really are some very nice roughs. If you prefer to skip thumbs, and do those sweet roughs, that's ok, it's your time. But if you ever work for a studio, they sometimes expect finished work within hours.

    I really like post #17. I like the RIGHT rough on #15 lol. The left one still looks staged to me.
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    Heya everyone

    Thanks for the overpaint on the pit image, looks much better with the kennel in front of her.

    @ artfix since I used to work for a studio I tend to rush to the finished piece without going through the basics.
    Since I got time for this one I really like to take my time and explore even more thumbnails. I'm with you on the #15 right one, I think the last 2 thumbs of me add a sensual quality to the theme which I'd like to explore.

    Dunno the longer I work on the theme the less I like the frontal view.

    I think I should rename the thread to "WIP Sacrifice scene" =)

    Thans Guys
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    It's funny that you look at thumbnails as spending more time. And I was telling you to do thumbnails to save time.
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    Since it's a diablo fanart, why not check on the actual Witchdoctor skills and see if there is something that fits a little better than a sacrifice scene ?
    Maybe you have some other ideas in the process.
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    Hey Artfix !

    The studio i worked 7 years for they just needed figures in a square symbol and it always had to be placed in the centre. Whenever i had to make "compositions" i always had to place the figures in the same areas due technical specifications, so what happened is my skills in composing where never trained and i actually just spent time to get better at rendering details / anatomy ect.

    So doing thumbs right now is kinda new for me, I totally agree that doing thumbs saves time and i still got my problems there since you identifiered the things i did as "roughs". Meaning i worked too much on them again

    So what costing me "more time" right now is actually learning to do Thumbs
    To doodle around with loose quick sketches rather than doing 1 pose and rushing to the final product.
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    Hi Again !

    Did 2 more Roughs just for the ske of it and I think i'll work out 2 pieces since i can t decide which one

    I'd stick to 5 and 6 since i think they got both interesting compositions but yet different themes.

    What would be your oppinions .

    And does anyone know how to change subject title since this is far gone from it's original purpose of doin a d3 character =)

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    Sorry i forgot this first: THANKS to Grunler for overpainting, number 2 Props to him
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    Hey Zny,

    Loving your progress so far. From your last post I would definitely say that #6 is the most sacrificial one, but I know in the D3 universe, the witchdoctors do not have that kind of time.

    So for the sake of the game #3 is probably the best in my opinion in terms of "story" and "mood". It is seductive yet shows power.

    Or #4 is on equal footing because it really focuses on the magical side of her instead of the sacrificial.

    In my opinion I am loving #4 a lot more so I definitely would love to see this one roughed out.
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