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Well, I'm finally out of school, one last day tomorrow (which is for senior grad ceremony practice). I wanted to start a painting to celebrate! So, I went off the wall and drew a dragon (hah! Original for me(/sarcasm))! Left my thumbdrive at vo-tech, so all I have right now is my line work (I don't actually have all my line work, I just realized this *sigh*).
Tell me how it is guys! Don't hold back!
Ha! Got my files, but to no avail on the thumbdrive yet. Anyway, here's an update.
I'll hold judgment until it gets further along. At this point I was much happier with just the line art.
I will say that I do like how he's coming out of the ground. Like some beast coming out of hell. Also, he looks really mad. I think I just peed my pants.
What exactly makes you like the line art more?
Sorry I was in a rush for work when I posted that.
The line art was much cleaner and more defined. I'd like to wait and see once you're further along with the painting and see how it turns out. Right now I like the scene and I think the base paint distracted me from seeing the whole image and what it will become. Keep working on it and post the progress and I'll let you know more.
I do think that the wings could be bigger seeing the size of the creature.
looking good so far I think, I will check back later
Insert very insightful quotes here ...
- get back to work!
Here's an update:
I'm still fairly new to this, and very much a novice, so I work slow. However, I value quality, so I think it's worth taking it slow.
I concur. The mouth muscles look excellent. I'm with you on the idea of taking your time. Clearly it has paid off. I'm now suddenly very excited to see more of your progress. Don't feel rushed though, you've done a heck of a job so far.
My suggestion would be to add more (big) teeth, but that is completely subjective. It looks great the way it is.
I'm a little concerned on his scale sections. I'm not quite sure how to go about them necessarily with color. Usually, when it comes to edge translations I goof something up. I'd rather not do that this time. Any tips or images, anything really, that can help me with this?
Image is mostly related. A little old, but it shows what I mean I think.
This is a very Jurassic look or like a suit of plate armour. Here's some references to work from (these actually took me a while to find and none of them are exactly what I wanted, but may help):
I never even thought about it, but when I saw the "armadillo breadbin" I decided to look up some armadillo armor plates. Those weren't very helpful, but I came across an interesting little lizard though that was perfect.This is a very Jurassic look or like a suit of plate armour. Here's some references to work from (these actually took me a while to find and none of them are exactly what I wanted, but may help):
Also, I just noticed the lower section scales are brighter than the top ones. The lava at the moment may not be a permanent addition. It's not complete whether I keep it or not, but I plan to make another layer of that section in Photoshop to see what I might be able to do.
That reference photo couldn't be more perfect! That thing look crazy. Scales look great. It's really coming together. (I still think the wings are too small.)