Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Land Ahoy...

...still working on the previous pic and heres where i am so far. Still a few things to sort out obviously, but should be a fairly good indication of where i'm going with it

2 comments:

  1. looking good wilson. Going to give crit since you asked for it mate.
    Are you saving your darks for accents or are you about done tonally?
    I think you could play up the overall tonal pattern arrangement a bit more, it seems to have gotten a little watered down during the painting process. Maybe try and reiterate the original design of the tonal arrangement: seperate your tones out in to distinct areas. I think accents could also help pop some bits here and there although you are obviously going for a very diffuse feel i think a few on the siren herself where heavy occlusion is happening could help add some snap. Looking ace all round mate, lookingh forward to seeing how it comes out mate.

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  2. thanks jake - i'm trying to be as understated with the values on this as i can be, and stay away from popping out the speculars/highlights and digging in the shadows too much. Like you said, trying to get a very diffuse misty light, but i'll be playing around with things a bit still. For me its much easier to add contrast than take it away so we'll see where it ends up!

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