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Old 05 May 2002   #1
Enchanted Forest_2D_Character/Enviroment_Sleepless

I'm going to jump in here between assignments with an early sketch. Hansel and Gretel might meet this lady while lost in the forest. I hope to add to the bacis idea by the next post.

-This is in PS, the elements shown are painted in separate alpha channels for now. This is new for me as I always work in traditional techniques and I usually have to draw guys in business attire.....I'm sure I will learn a lot. Glad to be hear.

Sleepless
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Old 05 May 2002   #2
DA dA dA DADA DAAAAAAA
Welcome, I can't wait to see what you do.

Look out for this guy, people!
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Old 05 May 2002   #3
i saw your portfolio, i hoped i clicked the wrong site or we're doomed....


great work




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Old 05 May 2002   #4
Enchanted Forest_2D_Character/Enviroment_Sleepless

Thanks for the encouraging words.
A slight update - changed/stylized the trees, spent too much time reworking my masking layers (I'm trying to learn as I go).

I thinking she's going to pick up the daily mail. I believe I'll put a enchanted mailbox in the right foreground. We'll see what kinda packages she gets.

Sleepless
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Old 05 May 2002   #5
Later that night

Oh where, Oh where, did my midtones go?
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Old 05 May 2002   #6
oh we have a Cezanne fan here...
very nice work...
 
Old 05 May 2002   #7
I love the style! and the curly branches. I would hang that on my wall. Good job.
 
Old 05 May 2002   #8
Thanks guys.....

Here's an update. I'm been lazy and have not filled the corner with the mailbox yet. I'm just not sure if that's what I really want to do.
 
Old 05 May 2002   #9
oops.

-Sleepless
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Old 05 May 2002   #10
Hmm...
I wonder who will end in second place in this challenge.
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Old 05 May 2002   #11
This is a beautiful, bold, confident and very charming style.
Nice to see a little more variety in these challenges, this is my favourite so far.
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Old 05 May 2002   #12
I must agree. It is good to see the trace of a human hand, which is so often missing from computer art.....
 
Old 05 May 2002   #13
Really freaking cool work!

I like the atmosphere, don't take it as an offence but it makes me think of those scary children-book illustrations...
Truly a great job!

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Old 05 May 2002   #14
hhhmm! i was going to give you five stars but the rating system seems to have vanished!!! oh well, i still think yours is worthy of five stars anyway yours is an original.
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Old 05 May 2002   #15
Updated version.
I bagged the mailbox idea and went with less dominant image for the foreground. I don't know where this is going next.......I just want to be able to say in the end, that I actually "finished" a photoshop piece. That would be a first for me.

Thanks to all for the comments

- I like scary children's books
-I wish I could get a handle on this optimization thing, not satisfied with the results so far.
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