So here's an illustration I had started a long time ago, I decided to finish yesterday. So here it is, I must admit I'm not happy with the face I did for the runing guy, but I'm fedup of it. Hope you'll like... p.s: ref was used for the horses.
YOU have been viewing cryptcrawler. I think. I'd advise caution with regards to the way that he handles speculars; they can be overexaggerated. Also, don't be afraid to really refine the hands and feet. Hands are very expressive and should receive nearly as much attention as faces. Feet are what ground the viewer in the picture. One well rendered foot in this would give us a ground plane and put us that much further in the scene.
Hey thanks man, well actually I haven't been viewing cryptcrawler (I know him, but I personnaly don't like too much the way he's working ) I agree for the hands and feet, but to be honest I was fed up of working on this illustration But thanks a lot for taking the time to do some critics ! I appreciate it a lot, especially coming from you
The only reason I invoked cryptcrawler was because of your handling on the helmet and sword speculars. What tends to happen is the highlights all take on the same neutral hue and value. One thing that Dobsky always told us was to tier our highlights; figure out which one should be brightest and most saturated and step down from there.
Also, thanks for the crits on Vance, they're totally valid. I did him from the wee hours of 11:30 pm to 7 am the day before it was due, heh. I figured I'd just respond here to save paper
Yea man you're right I understand what you're saying. But as I am nearly entirely self though (except a year in an art school in belgium), I have many things that I have to learn, and comments like yours helps me to go further Thanks a lot !