The Journey Begins Challenge (2D) Entry: Andrew Shcherbak

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Old 03 March 2006   #16
Coloring WIP: Wolf cub



the light over the mountings emphasizes the purpose of the path. the mammoths are leaving and the people have to follow them. grievous face of the child is smoothly lighted by a fading fire.
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Old 03 March 2006   #17
This looking wonderful. I really like your composition. Great work so far!

 
Old 03 March 2006   #18
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Old 03 March 2006   #19
Coloring WIP: Wolf cub

http://features.cgsociety.org/challenge/entries/12/10079/10079_1141681067_medium.jpg

first step modelling the character. what do you think about it?

Last edited by OZOZOZ : 03 March 2006 at 11:31 AM.
 
Old 03 March 2006   #20
I like her expression, but her shoulders are naked... at the ice age?

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Old 03 March 2006   #21
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Hi! It is pleasant to see fellow countrymen at this competition!
good luck!


privet! priyatno videt' zeml'akov na etom konkurse!
udachi!
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Old 03 March 2006   #22
compelling character!

I was browsing through the thumbnails of the challenge overview and was stared down by her...

*subscribes*
 
Old 03 March 2006   #23
It makes your intention more clear, Oz, but those people are still nomads travelling all their lives with no beginning and no end. They set up a camp for night, just to take it down the next morning.
You can make one cool picture out of it and i really like it, but in my eyes, it doesn't fit the theme.
I don't have to judge about it, but if you try to win a prize i guess you better have to face this problem.
I've seen a lot of people in here with real strong skills and also perfect fitting themes, so i guess somebody has to paint one scene you cannot misunderstand.

I know, its hard to throw this really cool picture away and start from sketch, just because there is one person don't think nomads are the right think to establish a "journey begins"-feeling. But in my eyes this would be the professional reaction.

Anyway, i don't care, i really like to see this one finished and for me it doesn't matter if you perfectly fit the challenge as long as the picture itself is good.
 
Old 03 March 2006   #24
Nice concept and i likethe composition because it focuses so heavily on the face whilst still showing the start of the journey behind her.

The palette works nicely too.

Good luck!
 
Old 03 March 2006   #25
the colors and the composition work fantasticly.awaiting for more
 
Old 03 March 2006   #26
Hy OZOZOZ

I like your concept. its a good start.
the kids heve a very expresive face.

good luck!
 
Old 03 March 2006   #27
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thank youl all for your comments! they are important for me!


[QUOTE=Duracel] It makes your intention more clear, Oz, but those people are still nomads travelling all their lives with no beginning and no end. They set up a camp for night, just to take it down the next morning.
You can make one cool picture out of it and i really like it, but in my eyes, it doesn't fit the theme.



Duracel, thank you for your very constructive explanation of your seeing my work! you are completely right! regular migration for a tribe of those period was a necessity, caused by circumstanses. but this is the background idea. the main purpose of my picture is to show the feeling of a child, for whom this journey is for the FIRST time!!! she doesn't know, even don't clearly understand what is waiting her there - over the mountings. here is her birthplace, her home, her only world. the only the thing she can take with her is her only friend - a wolf cub. and for him it is a first time leaving the homeplace. it is the very beginning of HER journey,to a new camp, to a new life - that is why only her fase is showed and her feeling is important. the start is not always funny, and not always the hero is ready for it, even in case something better is awaiting at the end.
if i'd show how the tribe prepares for the journey, the girl and her friend could lost in a composition, which could look not dramatically.anohter thing, if i could show my idea in an appropriate way!
wait for your next impressions!

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Old 03 March 2006   #28
Originally Posted by LexLe: Hi! It is pleasant to see fellow countrymen at this competition!
good luck!


privet! priyatno videt' zeml'akov na etom konkurse!
udachi!



hi! nice to meet you! can't wait to see your challenge submission! keep in touch! good luck!
 
Old 03 March 2006   #29
Originally Posted by Nigio: I like her expression, but her shoulders are naked... at the ice age?


Nigio, just imagine her happy face in luxurious furs ! mankind have not always been living in comfort ! nevertheless, thank you!
 
Old 03 March 2006   #30
Hi
I like your idea and style.
Good luck to you.
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