Cantoris, Ken Barthelmey (2D)

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  01 January 2013
Cantoris, Ken Barthelmey (2D)

Title: Cantoris
Name: Ken Barthelmey
Country: Luxembourg
Software: Photoshop

This tropic creature lives high in the trees and feed on insects. Because they make beautiful sounds, they are also called 'the singers of the forest'.

Watch the working process:

Creature Design for a personal project.
copyright Ken Barthelmey. All right reserved.
  01 January 2013
the hands and arms touching the tree are very well done, feels realistic and something that could actually exist
  01 January 2013
Lovely rendering and lighting. The skin textures are just fantastic. Nicely done!
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  01 January 2013
Wow, this is a great painting. I love the creature design and the soft focus effect in the background.
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  01 January 2013

Wow, beautiful alien creature concept. I particularly like the color scheme for it (especially the teal colors) and it's reptile-like features (like the tail). It's hands remind me of an ai ai (tiny primate with big eyes and long fingers) and I bet you used several animal references (is that tail based off of a chameleon?). The head and face are interesting, alien and well done/ rendered. It's skin texture is kind of like a cross between human and reptilian skin. I do like that you added a bit of fur/hair on the back of the head and neck.

I'd probably would like to see a bit more of the hair on, say, the hind parts of the legs or something, just to add continuity so that it didn't seem like there was only fur on that one part (more my opinion than anything else). I'm having fun going through this piece, because you obviously have some strong foundations in animals and anatomy, and you did a great job in creating this critter in a way that makes it seem like it could actually exist. I'm paying so much attention to the creature that I don't really notice the rough vagueness of the background, so I'll skip it. Overall, it turned out really well. Keep it up. Great job.
  01 January 2013
Great creature and great painting as always!
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  01 January 2013
Thank you people for your comments! Especially linainverse23, you studied my painting very detailed

I attached the pencil-sketch.
You can find some working steps here.

  01 January 2013
Amazing piece. I love the hands.
  01 January 2013
Very good work as always!
  01 January 2013
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