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02 February 2002, 03:35 AM
borowd a old wacom from a friend.
Made this picture of a futuristic matador/gladiator with photoshop.
I picture this guy standing fearless and proud before a vicious bio-enhanced futuristic killer beast.
The reason i made this was that i had some thought of entering the 3d p-a challenge with this as a concept scetch.
But seing all those brilliant 3d-artists competing made me think twice.
But wanted to post it for coments and critics anyways. hope you like it guys.
02 February 2002, 03:47 AM
Hallå nicgo. Jag hann först :)
I really love the style of this one. Not too many details but I think more detailing would ruin it.
All you have to do now is paint the beast :)
02 February 2002, 07:05 AM
That is excellent. Man, I got to get me a tablet.
02 February 2002, 07:33 AM
That's an interesting impression. A lot of concept artists forget to include mood or emotion as part of their idea, and they end up with a boring diagram.
Here's a tip for getting a character's pose right: flip the piece horizontally as you draw, every five or ten minutes . . . work for a while, flip the image, work some more, flip it back, et cetera . . . your poses will look more balanced and your anatomy will be better proportioned.
02 February 2002, 09:57 PM
Thanks for the comments people.
Balistic that's really a good pice of advice, thanx.
I can certainly see how it would help improve proportions, poses etc. by working on a picture from two 'angles'.
I will try that right away.
I feel inspiration rushing over me. Time to boot up the borrowed wacom tablet.
02 February 2002, 07:01 PM
Mindmatter you comment on painting the beast resulted in this picture. Its still a work in progress. Im not really happy with the poses in someway it apers to static. It lacks motion.
Anyways here goes.
comments, sugestions please let me know. thanx
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