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Old 05-26-2006, 01:38 PM   #1
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Black Bashi-Bazouk - Master Copy/Reference Work, Dan Silverman (2D)



Title: Black Bashi-Bazouk - Master Copy/Reference Work
Name: Dan Silverman
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This was a master copy for Open Figure Drawing Workshop 017 (http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=360025). I chose this image by Jean-Léon Gérôme for a master copy because of the amazing details and the wonderful colors. Having never had any formal training and having never really worked on a full-scale digital painting, I believe this workshop taught me a lot!
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Old 05-26-2006, 03:49 PM   #2
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hey, great work!
The mood is amazing, the colors also match the original!

Only things i have to crit are the low contrast andthe blur
Try adding a Brightness/Contrast layer

Anyway, good painting (4 stars) !
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Old 05-26-2006, 03:51 PM   #3
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DanSilverman,

You did such a fantastic job in record time, and it was great to have you in the Workshop! I also greatly appreciated the Tutorial you took the time to put together, here:

Tutorial - Master Copy for OFDW 017 - By Dan Silverman
http://forums.cgsociety.org/showthread.php?t=361567



A very well~written and informative Tutorial, thanks!

Cheers,

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Old 05-26-2006, 03:59 PM   #4
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Thanks for the feedback! The blur reveals a major problem with this work. I tend to work entirely too small and this may come from the fact that when I normally paint I am creating skins for low-poly models. Often these skins (textures) are only 512 x 512 pixels or 1024 at the most. When I went to do this workshop, frankly, I did not know how this was going to turn out. The original image size was MUCH smaller than the one displayed here. I resized it larger for this thread, but the end result was some blurring. I will just have to learn to work with a larger canvas the next time .

Rebeccak,

Thanks for the plug on the tutorial! I hope it is useful to some people.
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Old 05-26-2006, 04:21 PM   #5
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Well done! This is a great painting.I liked the colors and lighting very much!
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Old 05-27-2006, 07:36 AM   #6
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nice work man!...I very like the color palette!...
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Old 05-29-2006, 07:02 AM   #7
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Really nice work! Respect!
 
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