CGTalk > WIP > WIP/Critique: 2D
Login register
Thread Closed share thread « Previous Thread | Next Thread »  
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-09-2013, 02:49 AM   #1
New Member
ericpaints's Avatar
Eric Prout
Los%2BAngeles, United%2BStates
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 28

I'm looking to build a portfolio to get into the industry. I added the character and birds because it felt boring. I'm a little stuck, it still doesn't feel right. I'm looking for that epic feeling that a lot of concept arts have. Any comments/suggestions are appreciated.

Old 03-09-2013, 10:00 AM   #2
jorgepozo's Avatar
Jorge Pozo
Animator/Illustrator/Game Artist
Tampere, Finland
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 77
Hi Rinthe,
here my first thoughs:
The overall impression is good.
The general feeling is of some place some how sad or abandonned, more like an ancient utopia really.
The building has some parts much more detailed than others. You can see the grass and the ground line but none other detail in the structure or windows.
The background has the same level of detail or has none: There isn't a smooth change of detail as you progress from the closer to the farest.
Not sure about the perspective, it looks like you have two different camera settings, one for the bg and another for the building.

I don't know about making things look epic, but maybe you should look for strong or clear feeling or story background to transmit to the audience instead of something too vague or general as utopia. Maybe that will help you to go on a more defined path.
Hope this will help,

Nice work,

thanks for sharing,
Old 03-09-2013, 04:49 PM   #3
New Member
ericpaints's Avatar
Eric Prout
Los%2BAngeles, United%2BStates
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 28
thank you Jorge! I think you hit all the important points. This was very helpful, I will work on it!
Old 03-09-2013, 04:49 PM   #4
CGTalk Moderation
CGTalk Forum Leader
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 1,066,478
Thread automatically closed

This thread has been automatically closed as it remained inactive for 12 months. If you wish to continue the discussion, please create a new thread in the appropriate forum.
CGTalk Policy/Legalities
Note that as CGTalk Members, you agree to the terms and conditions of using this website.
Thread Closed share thread

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Society of Digital Artists

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright 2000 - 2006,
Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Minimize Ads
Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 02:35 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.