Join 500,000+ Artists
Its' free and it takes less than 10 seconds!
Recently I've been going back and revisiting old works, and decided to give some attention to this. The concept behind it is a world where magic-possessing humans inhabit, and their powers naturally distort the land around them. Or something like that.
I think I've just been looking at it too long and could use a second opinion. I've been trying to flex my from-imagination muscles but not opposed to reference.
Thanks for your time!
"A drawing is not necessarily academic because it is thorough, but only because it is dead. Neither is a drawing necessarily academic because it is done in what is called a conventional style, any more than it is good because it is done in an unconventional style. The test is whether it has life and conveys genuine feeling."- Harold Speed
Also values and tangents are making it confusing - whether things are floating or balanced on the landscape.
Pay attention more to the planes of the landscape and the light/values. Right now you have an essentially flat foreground plane...with a blue sky...in a snowy/arctic environment...and you painted it black.
It reads pretty well as a thumbnail (it's what caught my eye as I was scrolling down); the water/reflection looks nice as well.
As Jeff mentioned, that foreground is pretty confusing.
-I often post from my phone; so please excuse the typosSketchbook