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[wip] Evil thing

on: March 12, 2008, 12:21:22 am

wanted to do something with just the ms paint colors. mostly an irish elk i suppose.

right now my major concerns are the volumes--how am i doing on them? 
also, am i banding?

otherwise i'd call this done  :P

no seriously, this is a major work in progress. c+c please?
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Re: [wip] Evil thing

Reply #1 on: March 12, 2008, 04:19:43 pm
i like
i think the forelegs need some work :0
if it is meant to be like that then that elk has a weird figure ^^
« Last Edit: March 12, 2008, 04:22:12 pm by Elk »
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Re: [wip] Evil thing

Reply #2 on: March 13, 2008, 04:22:14 pm
To me it looks like he's slanting away from the viewer. He looks rather flat as well. I think that the main reason he looks like he's so thin is because the back legs are too close to the front legs. The 2-3 pixel gap would suggest that he is in fact 2-3 pixels thick. moving the back legs further up might also address some of the slanting issues.

The head suggests a different angle than the antlers do too. I believe that elk antlers grow outward from the head and not directly behind it.

Uhm...I thought it'd be quicker to just do an edit in the end. I may have butchered the head a little bit, because I didn't reference any elk images, but I have a fond visualization of an elk head that resides in my great uncle's living room.

Anyways, I hope this fragmented C and C helps.

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Re: [wip] Evil thing

Reply #3 on: March 14, 2008, 11:52:04 am
I would recommend you find some good references.

Looks like his right arm would have to be back more judgin by wiki skeleton. Also bigger neck might be in order.

Hue shifting to a bright blue and green on bottom is unrealistic.
« Last Edit: March 14, 2008, 11:56:12 am by sharprm »
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