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Old 03-11-2015, 11:57 PM   #101
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So, I wanted to ask, on this one, I See some awesome color blending, expecially on the clouds, parts of her cloak, and on the rocks on the lower left. How do you do that? Do you manually blend them with the brush? Do you use the smudge brush? Is it sorcery? It's sorcery, isn't it?
Also, how did you get that sexy, sexy texture on the upper edge of the cloak?
Basically, how do you do the things, and can I do it, too?
I hate to be vague with advice but the color choices were based heavily on feel. It's important to be sensitive to the feel of colors while picking them I think. I colored it by trying loads of different color combinations with the rough idea of what I wanted, and what color temperature of light was coming from where. So all the cool highlights faced one way and all the warms faced the other. Nope no smudge brush, just painterly brushes and a lot of patience haha. The edge of her cloak is based on the idea of edge variation, I aimed to have all 4 types of edges (hard, firm, soft, lost) present in the picture and it suited the cloak to have some lost edges made with textures, and also making love with photoshop.
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Old 03-12-2015, 07:53 AM   #102
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It was sorcery all along.
I knew it.
Thanks for sharing. I would very much like to try that texture on the cloak. Will you share it with me?
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Old 03-12-2015, 09:47 AM   #103
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I knew it.
Thanks for sharing. I would very much like to try that texture on the cloak. Will you share it with me?
Jolly cooperation!

http://digitalbrushes.tumblr.com/pos...-download-here

He has really some nice painterly brushes.

Whew. Study for tonight, continuing tomorrow. Soo sleepy.
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Old 03-12-2015, 11:27 AM   #104
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Jolly cooperation!

Thanks for the brushes. They look hella fun.
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Old 03-12-2015, 12:22 PM   #105
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have funzies



this reminds me of my long overdue reply for our SE...... hmm...
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Old 03-12-2015, 01:08 PM   #106
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DUDE, dude, dude, DUDE, dude!

...Dark Souls sketch exchange....

duuuuuude
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Old 03-16-2015, 08:32 AM   #107
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heehee you're on. I'll shoot you with something soon. B)

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Knight hasn't been abandoned, I just suddenly really really like frogs... they're so cute
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Old 03-16-2015, 10:12 AM   #108
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Nice photo of a frog ;P
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:07 AM   #109
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Thanks lamb ;P This was a feisty one...had to dangle many crickets in front of it to get it to stay still!

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darn metal :( Think I'll take some time to rework that awful segmenty bit.

edits: attempting various solutions to the suck

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Old 03-26-2015, 09:21 AM   #110
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More things... Do drop some CnC!

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Old 03-26-2015, 07:38 PM   #111
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Hmm this one isn't as strong as the last anubis guy.

Maybe it needs some stronger shapes on the front and some bolder colours?
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Old 03-27-2015, 11:24 AM   #112
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@Muzz: Hmm I see what you mean. Thanks, I'll try it

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Color test for the more difficult picture I wanted to attempt. Oh god this is gonna be hard lol. values are a bit burnt... can't trust my photoshop display. >->

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Old 03-27-2015, 06:43 PM   #113
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A bit burnt... but dramatic all the same for it. I think it's fine, unless there'll be some important background detail element.
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Old 04-09-2015, 09:11 AM   #114
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This took waay longer than I expected hahahaha. Still a wip. CnC very welcome!



and also an update on the ram sphinx



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Old 04-13-2015, 09:57 AM   #115
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quick 45 min painting copy of one of Espen's paintings found here: https://www.artstation.com/artwork/ingentibus-flower

Was trying to figure out how he made that composition work exactly. Fascinating...

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Old 04-14-2015, 11:22 AM   #116
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Aw, he looks like he is waiting to lead me up a mountain or something.
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Old 04-16-2015, 11:13 AM   #118
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Omg you make it sound so suspicious in a way xD

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WIP. story of me trying to play dark souls with my friend....I'm planning to give this to him as his bday present lolol CnC welcome.

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Old 04-17-2015, 11:38 AM   #119
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Omg you make it sound so suspicious in a way xD

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WIP. story of me trying to play dark souls with my friend....I'm planning to give this to him as his bday present lolol CnC welcome.
Hunstman's Copse?
As a fellow Souls player, I know that feel, bro.
What console do you play in? I'm on PS3. We should totes play sometime.
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