onsdag den 28. oktober 2009

Armored Ascension

This is one more of my illustrations for Magic the Gathering 2010. The fist sketch I did was kind of ok but even when it got approved I still felt it I could do better. To me it was seen too much from the side, the knight was too relaxed and even a little goofy. So I tried to pump up the action. It resulted in the next sketch that i really felt had all the first one lacked. Jeremy agreed and I painted the illustration. I have seen so many digital artist using the burn tool to make it look like a light source is burning away at the edge of things and I wanted to do the same but with paint. I am not sure the result is all I aimed for. Next time I will do the effect first in computer on a color study and then copy it directly in acrylic.

Damn; I like the sketch better than the final. The horse should have been white.

6 kommentarer:

Cacodaemonia sagde ...

I think the "burned" area looks great! I almost want to shield my eyes while looking at this painting. :)

Ola Larsson sagde ...

Great stuff - I can see what you mean by the horse, although its a damn good pice of art.

Mathew Mossman sagde ...

I like it! Funny how digital art is influencing the traditional. I love the lines in your thumbnails also, very fun to look at.

Anonym sagde ...

Great story you got here. I'd like to read more about this matter.
By the way look at the design I've made myself A level escorts

Johan sagde ...

Hey. Stor fan av stilen din. My kult!

I came here through a link at Paul Bonners site. And I'm glad I followed it, cause first of all, your art is really cool (I like your palette alot, vary saturated and bold), secondly, I like the design of your homepage, and thirdly, I appreciate how you share your work in quite high resolutions (which is unusual for established artists such as yourself).

Anyways, thanks for sharing, and I look forward to continuing following this blog.

Kredepops sagde ...

That is one brave horse!! Nice action. The bloom burning area looks reaaaaally great. I cannot help but marvel that you can do this stuff with paint.