|07 July 2008||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2006
The Princess and the Frog, Jon Bonebrake (2D)
Title: The Princess and the Frog
Name: Jon Bonebrake
I was inspired by the Brothers Grimm tale to create a scene from the "Frog Prince". The princess has been in the fields and forests collecting flowers and putting them in her hair when she came across a large and strange looking frog. I wanted it to be 'in her imagination' more so the frog just looks like a frog and no crown or anything silly.
Painted over the course of about 3 weeks, all in Photoshop using a variety of brushes and textures. Used lots and lots of layers and the original is very large. Hand took me awhile and looked in a little mirror beside my desk a lot. Used a friend as reference for woman's pose. C & C welcome!
|07 July 2008||#3|
Join Date: Sep 2004
Stunning work on the fabric, specially the shawl!
Massive update to my site, tons of new art!
”I've seen things you people wouldn't believe.”
Roy Batty, replicant.
|07 July 2008||#10|
Join Date: Feb 2007
Hey, nice to see another fairy tale illustration!
Beautiful portrait, very soft and nice values and excellent textures on the fabric.
I would prefer a more defined background, or at least a "middle"-ground that provides some sort of identifiable shapes and objects. I think with a bit more attention to the backdrop, this could be my favourite this week
|07 July 2008||#11|
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Garnet Valley, USA
Join Date: Jul 2004
Beautiful work. The concept, lighting, and rendering are excellent. The only thing I wonder about in terms of crits is the proportion and angle of here hand/arm. Something looks off to me. Otherwise, it is still a great piece. I really like the rendering of her face and hair. Details are really good too!
|07 July 2008||#12|
Join Date: May 2007
you did an awesome job on the lighting and her clothing, and the flowers, and her face looks just beautiful.
i love the mood and all around feel of this painting, it draws me in and makes me want to know the characters.
5 stars from me, good work
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