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    HE-MAN Redux...

    I finally got my ass back on this one...it's been soooooo long!!!
    Can't wait to hear your thoughts...


    HE-MAN Redux...

    Ok, I just saw that it looks too pale at my work comp so here it is as I intended it...My monitor @ home is dark...

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    nice coloring, the only thing that bothered me was that he fades away to much on his right, i think it should be more clearer than is since that side isnt really far away.

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    yeah, I like the costume and feel of the piece. I agree w/ phlem117...some more clarity on the right side would really add to it...and in my oppinion the leg closest to the viewer...it's not so much that it's in shadow that is detracting...it's the blurriness...

    great job

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    whoa, hawt stuff my friend. i really like that misty sorta look to him and the scene. the thing that most bothers me about this is the sword. it looks like a piece of cardboard with silver plating. :p
    beef that thing up! keep up the good work.

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    Pimpin, a different direction than Marko took it, and it is good. The sword seems a bit flat near his thigh, though.

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    NICE!!! alot better than before, i really like the armor and the texture you have added there, it looks like its very strong and maby even heavy, its definitely the best part of the pic. the shade on the right side doesnt really disturb me, i think you wanted to bring out the right side of the body and the sword?
    good job.

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    I´m only nit-picking, cause this is an amazing artwork.
    His hair should have a warmer tone...more to yellow-orange.

    I also think you really should post this to
    www.he-man.org´s Discussion Boards Fan-Art Section (people there might like it).
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    Don't mean to be picky.
    from the "H" on his chest the armour appers to be shorter, at least at the bottom,

    awsome suit, If I had one I would wear it everywhere.

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    apeers to be shorter on the right than on the left,

    sorry

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    to take nothing away from the image but whats the point of wearing armor that leaves your abdomen exposed?

    Im not bothered by the fading/blur and I disagree with the sword thing.. to me it reads as a thin metal blade..

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    Ken: he has abs of steel...no need for armor there..and besides, definition like that is intimidating/distracting to his apponents.

    I kind of wish his left arm was doing something interesting, although changing anything on that side of the picture may lead to difficulties. I just think the stance looks a little noncommital.

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    Very cool dude. I love the lighting in this piece.

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    Thanks for taking the time to reply, guys, it feels really good to get some solid feedback.

    phlem117:
    Thanks man, like Fut said, I wanted the composition to showcase his one side only, so that it leaves some room for assumption as to the other side. I always enjoy leaving some abstraction in the piece so that it's not over-done and yet it shows elaborate detail at some places. If I kept going, maybe it would loose some energy.

    plsangel:
    Thanks dude, ...as I said above...

    Odds:
    Really? I thought the sword worked out pretty well. But hey it can always be better...thanks a lot.

    klinesmoker:
    Yeah, to tell you the truth, I didn't like Marko's version at all...nothing "re-designed" about it, it felt sorta like a chewing gum. When his painting skills get to the point of his pencils, things will be great. I guess the sword should be flat, at least that's what I was going for...Thanks!

    FuT:
    Thanks, glad you liked it...

    Jukka:
    Yeah, i could warm up the hair a bit...it's an easy fix. Thanks very much!
    Thanks also for your suggestion to post it at he-man.org...I got a lotta love there.

    onionface:
    That part I painted completely dark(as it is now)...so I didn't really pay too much attention to perfect perspective...but yeah...nice catch...thanks!

    KenDeathwalker:
    Definately! Still...he is "HE-MAN" so he's gotta show some skin & style and also...attract the ladies(they seem to like six-packs, hehe). Good stuff...thanks!

    Sim:
    You're right on, man, thanks for clearing it out for me and others.

    oICEMANo:
    Thanks dude, glad you like the piece...

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