Escalus' Art

Discussion in 'Art Gallery' started by Escalus, Aug 19, 2012.

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  1. Cerberuspaw

    Cerberuspaw Senior Member Senior Member Indiegogo Backer

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  2. Krescent

    Krescent Well-Known Member Senior Member

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    Ahh man that made me LOL so hard! xD
  3. kotakoni

    kotakoni Active Member

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    You are good at drawing but I recommend using more colors in your art and not having so much blank space. Not to be rude but too much blank space can make your work look tacky.
  4. DAF

    DAF DAF-inator Senior Member

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    I disagree. I think it simplifies the drawing and makes for a stronger silhouette. If this was going to be in a museum, sure, maybe a bit more should be in to beef up the structure of the illustration, though this isn't particularly a purposeful drawing meant to invoke deep thought. I don't think this picture is something more than showing off the character. So the lack of a background only adds to the the character's benefit and helps her stand out. A background would have no point for this peculator drawing in my opinion. I'm glad there isn't one.

    But I'm curious, what kind of back ground you see her putting in. Or what kind of background do you see?
  5. Escalus

    Escalus Active Member Senior Member

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    Note to self: Do not put so much emphasis on female gluteus maximas

    The blank space is purposeful. She is an Assassin *no pun intended*, if I were to place her in any setting (even in such a pose) that would throw the focus on her off significantly (And her butt), now if you were to recreate this with a background (With no changes to her pose whatsoever) than what I intended for the work to be, then you are more than welcome to try.
  6. Taltiana

    Taltiana Well-Known Member Senior Member Backer

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    Dang I'm sooooo jelly :(
  7. ragexbeat

    ragexbeat Well-Known Member Senior Member

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    I fixed that for you. :p
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  8. kotakoni

    kotakoni Active Member

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    well i can't really say because i'm not the artist, though there were a number of things that could have been added without taking the focus off of her. there's a ton of art on pixiv that do that.
  9. DAF

    DAF DAF-inator Senior Member

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    An opinion is just an opinion, I just want to know what you'd do. I don't really see people as "artists" or "not an artists," there's a lost of things to consider when labeling people, and I just don't like it. It'd rather encourage people to use their imagination pro-actively.
  10. kotakoni

    kotakoni Active Member

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    It didn't have to be a complex background. Just something simple to get rid of a bit of the blank space. I understand she's supposed to be an assassin and supposed to be in the dark, but Escalus could have also done something as if she were hiding in an area where she had to be in that position, and a small crack of light on her face. That would have accentuated the fact that she was hiding perfectly. I'm not very good at explaining scenes so I'm not sure if you get the image in your head or not.
  11. DAF

    DAF DAF-inator Senior Member

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    No, I get it, and regardless of Escalus, I wanted to know what you would have done.
  12. Escalus

    Escalus Active Member Senior Member

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    Been years since I've actually been to this place, glad to see things still up and running. :3
    ART UPDATES!

    An OC of mine.

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    Character Designs for a game that never got off the ground, and thus, a waste.
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  13. Keyastor

    Keyastor Active Member Senior Member

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    Wow is all I have to say. My favorite out of the set you've posted has to be the beast man above. Very awesome looking.
  14. Shadowtim3

    Shadowtim3 New Member

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    I'm totally jealous of the artistic ability. My own artwork sucks in comparison.
  15. Mattimao1239

    Mattimao1239 Chicken Chaser Senior Member

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    Practice make permanent, perfect practice makes perfect.

    Practice as much as possible but be strict to yourself, don't make yourself depressed with your criticism of course.

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