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Anry
12-05-2003, 04:32 PM
http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/46084/brown_silence_medium.jpg (http://www.cgnetworks.com/galleryimages/46084/brown_silence.jpg)

Hi. Illustration for fantasy game "Sacred".



50% fragment - 1191 X 3946 (px.) (http://www.anry.ru/gallery/brown_silence/brown_silence_fragment.jpg)

(c) 2003, Procreate Painter 7, Original Size: 7000 x 10369 (px.)

MartinNH
12-05-2003, 04:47 PM
Very, very nice work! You must have some pretty impressive hardware to be able to work at a resolution like that?

I hate when I can't find anything to criticise :)

Man
12-05-2003, 05:20 PM
nice

one of the best dragons i've ever seen!

BeaverFlens
12-05-2003, 07:00 PM
im loving it!
front page material :thumbsup:

The Don
12-05-2003, 10:11 PM
did shadow of the beast on the amiga inspire you?

shadowstalker
12-05-2003, 10:55 PM
Awesome stuff! The hand of the dragon is amazing!
plug plug plug!

Agent D
12-06-2003, 12:02 AM
Yes I hope they plug it, this is front page material. Simply incredible.

I love the reflective quality of the dragon skin, and the whole scene is great.

phoenix
12-06-2003, 06:40 AM
very impressive... i love the monster... especially its skin and the chain very stylish

lestdog
12-06-2003, 09:57 AM
Very cool, the dragon almost has a feel sort of like from Alien, I have never seen it come off in a dragon b4, One thing I would like to see is a little more of an interesting poze for the female character, and her elf ear is a little weird to me, too long or something. Her hair could be more wavey and her and some how the neck ummm I don't know, It just doesn't look as refined as the dragon. Also I think it would be cool to see more arrows in the flesh of the dragon, It's kind of dishearting that this great beast was brought down with only one arrow. Other than that you should be proud of yourself, very nice work.

ceql
12-06-2003, 10:19 AM
Whoa, beautiful image! :applause: I don't what to say, except I love your work, Anry! :beer:

AgentX
12-06-2003, 08:56 PM
Woah! Simply amazing! I am so stunned by this artwork. I love the skin of the beast, and the mood of the whole scene!

I don't agree at all with "lestdog":

I think the pose is fantastic. A subtle, yet respectful pose. She may have just slain this incredible beast, but can't help but respect it's raw power.

I think the one arrow wound is a great statement. "The bigger the are, the harder they fall" I think this is a great depiction of such a proverb.

Overal, Fantastic work! I am amazed this is not on the front page yet. Keep up the good work, and please keep posting!

lildragon
12-06-2003, 09:12 PM
Awespiring work, I love it in every which way, you've done a great job framing this scene, and it's a pleasure to see other genre of works from you as well.

Masterpiece

[Plugged]

salud!

XYZRGB
12-06-2003, 09:28 PM
Originally posted by Man
nice

one of the best dragons i've ever seen!

Same here. Very nice indeed. The clenched fist is fantastic.
Totally awesome :buttrock:

TedTerranova
12-06-2003, 09:49 PM
Sweet! The composition with the wing wrapping around the elf is just great. I also love the arrow in the dragon's eye showing how it died, in one of it's unarmored weak spots. The armor on the dragon, and the dragon itself is really unique. The detail in the scales and how they wrap around the beast is well executed. Fantastic piece of work.

ShinChanPu
12-06-2003, 10:06 PM
Wooow!
I love this picture, Anry.... I like the light, the colours, the composition. The best for me is the dragon, full of strenght in its surface treatment. The worse is the archer.... the pose isn´t good at all.... very rigid and weightless.

infidel
12-06-2003, 10:45 PM
Anry your work is perfect!
Im biggest fan of your art.
But.
Why you don't post your work on the russian forums???

NickBFTD
12-06-2003, 11:20 PM
WOW!! simply awsome work on this piece ,stunning :bowdown:

EricUNSL
12-07-2003, 01:35 AM
You are my favorite digital illustrator. How long does it usually take you to complete something like this?

l3d_davi
12-07-2003, 01:54 AM
great paint work ! cool man :thumbsup:

Raven117
12-07-2003, 01:54 AM
wow, that looks great, but i agree with what was said above, the pose seems a bit unnatural, she is supposed to be leaning foreward on this dragon yet all of her weight is centered, she should have some sort of weight shift in her hips to balance herself. other than that it looks great.

Drakaran
12-07-2003, 04:44 AM
very nice use of color minimalism to keep focus on woman, and the dragon is pretty cool. only thing that is a bit quirky is the reflective surface the dragon is laying on. there is no refs to show it's ice or rock or anything.

it's very good work *big thumbs up*

EricUNSL
12-07-2003, 04:51 AM
Um.. Drakaran,

That reflective surface the dragon is laying on is the pool of it's own blood. That alone made this piece 10 times cooler!!:buttrock: Sadly I just discovered that Anry almost never responds to questions, comments/critiques after posting work. We'll all have to guess at the how's and why's.

Drakaran
12-07-2003, 05:38 AM
Eric: no, the reflective surface is there outside the blood pool area, so the surface of the ground is reflective for some reason. IF somehow that's a light trick and the blood pool is supposed to cover the entire surface, it would work better then to make an edge to the pool of blood so that would define the reflective surface.

CG.p
12-07-2003, 05:48 AM
Originally posted by Man
one of the best dragons i've ever seen!

Anry's stuff is always great.

facial
12-07-2003, 06:46 AM
Nice work, :applause:

CptObvious
12-07-2003, 09:17 AM
Great sense of perspective, wonderfull image!!:applause:

Anry
12-07-2003, 09:32 AM
Excuse, I do not answer, because I badly speak in English. I understand the most part that write. But to answer to me while it is difficult.

I very attentively read the comments. Thx. :)

igorsandman
12-07-2003, 10:38 AM
Cool
Very Elric-like design. love the mood
-IS-

SangHanArt
12-07-2003, 10:57 AM
I thought the character was standing on a rocky mountain but when I scrolled down more, I saw the dragon which was a nice surprise. I love the composition.

Garma
12-07-2003, 12:01 PM
awesome job on the dragon. The arrows are also very stunning. The character reminds me of legolas :) both his pose and face/hair.

keep it coming

PedramK
12-07-2003, 12:58 PM
my monitor is screaming for an 1600x1200 version :)

lestdog
12-07-2003, 01:03 PM
I think the one arrow wound is a great statement. "The bigger the are, the harder they fall" I think this is a great depiction of such a proverb.

I have to disagree with that statement totally! He may fall hard having just one arrow shot at him or a thousand? But think of the phrase "die hard". This dragon did not fall hard or even give evidence that he even put up a fight, I get the feeling it was more of an assination. I'm not saying any of this is bad or not the artists intention but thats the feeling it gives in my opinion. One thing another person here wrote that I thought was cool was that the one arrow in the eye shows the one weak spot of a dragon. Now I do find that interesting, however unless you are hardcore dragon fan, most people are not going to know that. So I really believe this piece could use perhaps some arrows in other parts of the body maybe a couple lying on the ground (the elf fans are going to complain about arrows on the ground so maybe thats asking too much) but anyway emphasize on the arrow to the eye.
By the way, I would have given this much thought to the piece if I didn't think it was as fantastic as it truely is.

inkyspot
12-07-2003, 01:53 PM
Excellent piece, beautiful use of color. The Resolution, wow. I wish my computer can handle that.
I have a few comments. The color scheme although beautiful, seems a bit too warm for what has happened, bu then again their are no real rules in art, and breaking the rules is sometimes one of the best techniques.
Another, very superfical: One arrow to kill that thing, I expected more blood, maybe more arrows. (but then again I don't know the power of an elf and their weapons).
Your work always blows my mind. The art is amazing. The elf is cool, and that dragon... Wicked, too bad it's dead.

You talented people are my teachers. I watch, I learn, I impliment. Your work is inspiring.
:bowdown:

AndHolzmeister
12-07-2003, 02:03 PM
awesome! I loved the way the wing contour the elf! Very nice composition!!!

Kel Solaar
12-07-2003, 02:40 PM
Amazing composition. it's very well painted.

Boone
12-07-2003, 04:34 PM
I agree that the pose of the Elf-lady isn't quite good as it could be. She just appears to be standing on the Dragon rather than "interacting" with it - she's just killed the bloody thing and then decides to pose for Kay's Catalogue!

Other than that - a fantastic job!:thumbsup:

Imperial
12-07-2003, 06:15 PM
i happen to think the pose of the elf is quite good. first thing i thought of was, this elf "assassin" ( i concur with the person who made that statement) is merely looking outwards towards the sky at the many dragons left in the air. it just seems to me like she has just killed one of many, and realizes that there is still much to do, and many dragons to be brought down. So perhaps the reason she does not look like she is interacting, is because she isn't. Perhaps this is just "one more" on her long list of dragons she has brought down. Just my take. It just gives me that "warring races" feel. I happen to love this piece and almost all of anry's pieces i have had the fortune of seeing. Excellent Work!

carnera
12-07-2003, 06:23 PM
very cool image!

i like it a lot! have you made more motives for "sacred"?

btw. we have worked on the cinematics for the game.

Ghostever
12-08-2003, 05:37 AM
:eek: amazing work!!:bowdown:

FootFace
12-08-2003, 11:47 PM
This is wonderful! That bow is almost as sexy as the woman in the painting! Awesome!

RealmDesigner
12-11-2003, 11:22 AM
Anry, your artwork has inspired me more than any other artist. Thankyou.

chippy
12-12-2003, 04:31 PM
I agree with the elf pose, it's a little static. But the dragon is excellent . . . the whole piece has a nice epic feel to it aswell.

JRBRAZ
12-16-2003, 02:44 AM
Awesome work. Very nice composition :bowdown:

ACantarel
12-16-2003, 08:08 AM
Very impressive scene! :eek:

Cheers
André

very very
12-17-2003, 04:13 AM
nice very nice keep it:thumbsup:

DJ Scorchio
12-18-2003, 01:51 PM
hey anry, i just saw the hl2 image on your website, just thought id say its really good!
http://www.anry.ru/gallery/gordon_freeman/gordon_freeman_eng.htm <- so others know what im talking about :)

DoLeeP
12-28-2003, 04:09 PM
:thumbsup:

ibeliveicanfly
12-30-2003, 08:35 AM
I love your work,like this girl too!!!:blush: :buttrock: :buttrock: :buttrock:

karabe
01-18-2004, 09:40 PM
Hi Anry,

I just want to know, and I'm not the only one, how u get ur color "smoothy"... for exemple, in ur joker, u paint quickly the glove, then in the next image it's totally smoothy...
how exactly do u do that?... many people tried to answer to that, but they don't really seem to know... just tell how u do that please... thx

GARA
01-19-2004, 11:27 AM
wow, amazing piece, the way the colourwork sets the mood of the scene as well the composition is fab

:beer:

graybay5
01-19-2004, 06:12 PM
Awsome dragon!!!:eek:

slightly reminiscent of bahamut.

beautiful work:applause:

DoLeeP
02-12-2004, 11:21 PM
keep up the good work:thumbsup:

Rider
08-13-2004, 10:07 PM
sweet, this is awsome. one thing i would suggest, a little more contraposto in the pose would make her a little less stiff

techart
08-14-2004, 11:40 AM
nice work dude...realy like it...nice dragon

Decadence
08-15-2004, 04:31 PM
Nice. Somewhat unusual dragon, but nice. Cheers~!

Spirock
08-15-2004, 11:14 PM
i like this picture alot, the dark colors are great

Inkaru
08-16-2004, 05:06 AM
Wow good job! I like the mood of the scene and the dragon is done really well. Not much to crit. here! :D

Tilstrom
08-16-2004, 05:39 AM
great job, well done!

PeterSanitra
08-16-2004, 11:39 AM
I Like It I Like It! I Like It!!

SteelPixel
11-02-2004, 06:00 AM
Great job of composition, I like the way the wing wraps around to point at the archer, I also like the way the dragon's jaw is a bit offset as it would be if such a heavy head was resting on the chin like that, I do agree with another poster who said that the archer is a bit stiff though, I'd prefer a little more dynamic pose but beyond that nothing to critique

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