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Post Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:19 pm   Reply with quote         

Hi again i see you guys didnt comment on my crystal mage image , so u shall be punished for i called him through his number watch it Very Happy
today , i just finished one fast image because nearly all i wanted was there especially the background
even thought its cool yet i feel something is missing please guys let me know if you have any idea

pile of skulls :
Spear :
Head :
Gargoyle :
Fog 1 :
Fog 2 :
Forest :
and of course some brushes ^^
if you guys want to download this just let me know by comments


Location: California

Post Fri Aug 24, 2012 9:42 pm   Reply with quote         

2 thoughts after looking it over the forest in background seems really lite beneath the tree canopy.
Also have you ever thought of using some textures to add some more realism/believability to the image. The 2 places that stand out to me is the ground in the foreground as well as maybe some bark on the tree behind your focal point.

Suggestions only! Very Happy Very Happy


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Post Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:25 pm   Reply with quote         

I agree with Martrex. I think you have to emphasize your subject here. Apply the design principles. I think there are some breaking those design principles because every individual has its own taste of art. But mostly do follow it to keep their art pleasing to look at. Wink Wink

"There is none righteous, no not one." Romans 3:10; " Therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin." James 4:17

Post Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:42 am   Reply with quote         

@martrex thnx for the feed back always appreciated , well the trees are lite because of the idea that trees that are far are fair
as for the barks its a cool idea yet i cant apply it for every single tree , but i will try and same goes for the texture

Post Sat Aug 25, 2012 5:40 pm   Reply with quote         

ok some modification were made check out the image


Location: California

Post Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:12 pm   Reply with quote         

Yah but you still have that big billboard in the middle of the road who can see anything?? Laughing Laughing Laughing

Post Sat Aug 25, 2012 7:35 pm   Reply with quote         

idk whats billboard sorry
ps : made it even better


Location: Australia

Post Sat Aug 25, 2012 8:56 pm   Reply with quote         

With two different light sources you will have to re-think your shadows and more importantly your shading. Top right light source will be more powerful than the introduced light source....introduced ligth source bottom left will cause some mior shadows but will also effect the left hand wall.

Not going to tell you how to fix it, give it a go and we will see what happens.


Post Sun Aug 26, 2012 6:58 am   Reply with quote         

well now that you mentionned it , that is not a light source in the corner it is a way to say there is a path

the burning couch

Location: I don't know, but it sure is dark in here

Post Sun Aug 26, 2012 12:12 pm   Reply with quote         

A critique is rather difficult with the Deviant logo right in the center but I'll give it a go. Overall I feel it lacks "focus" and I mean that in more of a figurative sense. There is not enough to really pull my eyes in especially if I were to first come upon the image in thumbnail. Dont get me wrong...technique-wise it's pretty good but you need something for the viewer to want to "stay for a while". I do still feel it a rather unfair to critique with the darn logo in there.


Half of writing history is hiding the truth.~ Mal

Post Sun Aug 26, 2012 4:32 pm   Reply with quote         

no of course i am happy to hear your opinion , so i will use the focus idea next time
and the logo doesnt effect the image trust me

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