"a Forest Giant", Michal Matczak (2D)

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  02 February 2006
"a Forest Giant", Michal Matczak (2D)

Title: "a Forest Giant"
Name: Michal Matczak
Country: Poland
Software: Painter, Photoshop

Done in 4 days, a couple of hours each day. Tried to follow Neville Page's workflow and his attention to details from his Gnomon DVD on rendering Wildebeast. It's really hard, I did my best, though... :(
I tried to keep it sketchy look, yet kinda finished, not to overbalance it with too much details, too.
Any comments and/or advices would be much appreciated. :)

EDIT: Added some textures, a background and some retouching, tried to make it look more finished. Hope you like it.
  02 February 2006

hello there mike...this is good.... i like how u treated this.

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  02 February 2006
wow~so cool~great forest giant u got!I like it ,so powerful! keep it up
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  02 February 2006
Waheed, TR.HaDEs - thanks for commentsand appreciation.

As I look at it today, I think I'll need to imrpove it, some changes to hair and the background is emtpy. I think I'll add some jungle to it... I'm off to work!
  02 February 2006
Very nice character and style
  02 February 2006
nice, but i think his head is too small compared with the rest of his body. And as you said a jungle background would probably be good too...
  02 February 2006

BlinCk - thanks

packinpah - you're right, I overdid it. I wanted to add the scale to it, so he would look enormous. I'll be corrected in the update. Thanks.
  02 February 2006

I've edited the thread, see the first post.
  02 February 2006
Cool, to see u finish, this piece! I would work on the ape more though, try to get the anatomy right, but it seems convincing, I like the treatment of the background, overall compo is really good, Nice!
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  02 February 2006

Thanks, beelow.Yah, the right leg is a bit off, maybe I'll correct it sometime. Thanks for good words!
  02 February 2006
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