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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #20 on: September 03, 2006, 09:30:34 pm
same here :D, it looks great so far man. The sunset is kinda bothering me.  Its dispersed over the sky as if the sky were water which is kinda confusing looking. I really Love the kraken cure : D

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #21 on: September 04, 2006, 01:46:22 am

removed the sunset
started making the water choppier and adding details there.
added lighting effects on clouds due to lightning.
added a 13th color (changed the darkest blue into two shades, one lighter, one darker).
« Last Edit: October 03, 2006, 05:54:13 pm by ptoing »

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #22 on: September 05, 2006, 03:14:33 am
That newest one is delicious. The only thing that's been bugging me through these are the two brightest spots on the Kraken.

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #23 on: September 05, 2006, 03:45:47 am
this is shaping up very nicely.  Personally, id like to see the sky a more greenish colour though.

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #24 on: September 05, 2006, 08:03:17 am
The storm comes across better in the new one, the palette is superb. I must comment of how detailed the sea looks.  :)

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #25 on: September 20, 2006, 05:29:52 pm
My apologies for the long gaps between updates.  I blame school.
Anyway, I've finished/almost finished the sea, and tried out a sail, as well as replacing the previous yellow with a brighter one.
« Last Edit: October 03, 2006, 05:54:27 pm by ptoing »

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #26 on: September 21, 2006, 01:08:30 am
At that perspective, a bit of the other side of the boat should be visible. I didn't notice it before but this is becoming such a mix between detail and simplicity that you have to make sure everything fits together.

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #27 on: September 21, 2006, 03:33:27 am
I like that you keep going back to your work and tweaking/adding to get as much out of a piece as you can. I respect it and your dedication shows in your art.

I don't have any crits, but there's a playful quality to this that I really like. This looks like more a of a general piece than a mockup, but it shares many of the qualities of a good mockup.

you also did a long zombie mockup/strip a while back, right? I see a lot of improvement with your use of black and outlines here over the older piece. A lot of improvement too with your composition, shading and other elements.

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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #28 on: September 21, 2006, 09:27:44 pm
The sea is choppy, and yet the water around the squid is strangly calm and flat. I'd add a wave or two around him. Also, a darker color in the clouds would give them more depth and broodiness. Is that a word? :yay:
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Re: Feature 01 - Kraken Vs. Vikings

Reply #29 on: September 21, 2006, 10:26:59 pm
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