Black Spot - Thanks!
Leonor - Hope so Yes, the lighting is a bit weird on neck and hand but I'll stick with that now. Cheers.
Delmar - Thanks!
great work! i like the style and the concept.
hueyyeng - Thanks, posting WIPs helps me learn, I think, so it's a win-win
Irawan - Cheers
wow all your entries so far blow me away, such commitment to the image is really awesome to see... only thing i think could help the last one is to make the seat a little less the same color of the background. your character really punches out (perhaps a little too much even?) yet the seat really fades back into it... very subjective but just a thought. good luck! i think youre a huge inspiration! great job : )
Way to kick ass, Baron. I know this is a massive retrospective, but I loved your Thunderdome entries, too.
NicHolS - Thanks, appreciated. Yep, with the seat I was trying to get it so it didn't compete with the guy but at the same time didn't fade into the background. I agree it could use a bit of value tweaking. Thanks again!
cognition.sb - Cheers! Great to know you remembered my entries in Thunderdome LMS - you've a better memory than me!
DefiledVisions - thanks, appreciated
Two cool pieces Simon, and both finished already!! I will have to get skates on skates!
Cheers, Bill. Plenty of time left yet, though, no rush
awasome work this contest is going to be great lots of great works we have here
And we have a winner. Seriously, this is great already!
oren90 - Thanks. Yep, should be a good contest
Studio Colrouphobia - Thanks Yep, I love ArtRage. v3.0 coming out soon, with watercolours, so I'm looking forward to that.
Silverene - Heh, if only Thanks v much
Hi again, just looked through your homepage. Great stuff you have there, I hope I get as good as that too. I quite like my pics as well, but I have the feeling that they still miss something.
By the way, how did you make your page ? It seems you can make updates really quickly. Did you use a programm like Dreamweaver or golive ? Or just html and that stuff ?
Vaejoun - Thanks! Well, it's all just practice really and you're certainly on the right path.
I programmed my site in PHP using Dreamweaver, linking to a couple of MySQL databases where all the content is held. It has an admin control panel behind the scenes so I never need to load anything via FTP, I update images, news, new pages, etc. through the panel, plus alter the gallery layouts, turn certain areas on / off, etc. I actually intended to market the software bundled with a hosted web solution for a monthly charge but I couldn't be bothered in the end, so it's kind of overkill for my own use but it was fun to programme!
wow, amazing works. Can't wait to see the final images!
Phill99 - thanks, glad you like them
those paintings are exceptional... but they're not conveying 'newborn' to me so much...
maybe if you showed something emerging from that pupa/cacoon there?
harris-ejaz - glad you like them, thanks. I've not submitted the first one, it was just a trial run, really. I didn't go too obvious on the second one so I hope the judges can figure it out, fingers crossed
Awesome work! good luck
Hey Baron, that's just plain awesome. Great work and good luck!
Simply masterful! You have my greatest respect for being able to tackle everything in Artrage, wow!
Sorry I want to offer crit, but think it would just be too subjective... I do agree that the face is one of the areas that could be taken to another level, maybe adding a little more fantasy characteristics...?
Love how you added the birds to direct the viewer towards the creature as a 2nd read.
tengu nz - Thanks
Artboy - Cheers!
Chupacabra - Thanks, mate, yep I think you're right about the face. Too late now, already submitted, but I need to work harder on the faces next time.
Hideyoshi - Thanks v much. I agree completely about the face, and don't be sorry about giving crits - that's part of how I improve.