View Full Version : Not as abominable as you thought...
02-02-2010, 07:13 PM
Hey everyone! I'm new on the forums, but what better way to get aquainted than join the fray. Here are the beginnings of my digital painting. I want to portray the snowman as a misunderstood being - perhaps just a collector, and as evil and brutal as any normal man who likes to hunt the wildlife that surrounds him.
Occasionally, an unfortunate mountain climber will climb a little too high, or a little too close to his den, and you know what happens next. Here's the base drawing.
02-02-2010, 07:34 PM
nice concept dude & welcome ;) I'm waiting to see...
02-02-2010, 09:41 PM
hehehe, he is an ellegant lord ^^
02-02-2010, 09:48 PM
good start, the result could get very funny and styled :)
03-02-2010, 01:03 AM
ow nice start great concept idea! its presented well! keep going, maybe add a glass of wine and maybe put the fireplace more lower it will be give the back light very good later.
gee.. I like his sarcastic expression!
03-02-2010, 03:57 AM
Thanks for the comments everyone! I appreciate the feedback!
@Darkblast - The fireplace is a bit high. Will lower it. I was thinking all the fire in the painting would be ice - giving the overall painting a cool tone, but I'd like there to be warmth as well to balance it. Maybe the fireplace could be ice and the candle could be real fire to create a well lit and warm foreground?
Glass of wine - good idea! : ) Thanks everyone.
03-02-2010, 10:59 PM
Cool! And good luck!
04-02-2010, 02:21 AM
Dude...this is Weece, i like it. Keep it swole. and keep posting.
04-02-2010, 02:55 AM
looool he seems to be some kind of billionaire of the Himalayas! Loved the idea of making him well dressed =D Perhaps you could make a closet with all the mountain climber's clothes behind him ;)
Great start, I want to see more =D
04-02-2010, 03:27 PM
nice concept :). cant wait to seem some color :P
08-02-2010, 08:47 PM
Behold...COLOR! Base color anyway. Opinions very welcome. Let me have it. I think there's a nice color harmony and balance to this scheme so far.
09-02-2010, 11:24 AM
That's awesome. I can totally see him giving an elaborate speech on what the best year is for mountain climbers.
"Hmm, this '37 tastes a bit old..."
10-02-2010, 01:32 PM
this is tight, i cannot wait to see him finished. i like your choice in lighting :D
11-02-2010, 01:26 AM
11-02-2010, 07:48 PM
One of my fav'
"Hmmm, taaasty, Andy could you bring some more champagne and the next one please?"
"Yes, my lord!"
11-02-2010, 07:51 PM
yep! great work, keep it up!
13-02-2010, 04:52 AM
Good work man !
I really like the mood.......want to see more update wrks.
25-02-2010, 06:53 AM
and probably the last one, too! Just a few more details to add here and there, snow blowing in through the open chimney in the back...Color tweaks, finalization etc. Let me know any crits soon, I'll probably be calling this bad boy slain after tomorrow.
Thanks guys for all your kind comments along the way! : )
25-02-2010, 02:12 PM
Wow! You even painted the patterns on the curtains. Very nice!
25-02-2010, 03:18 PM
me thinks it's rather smart, he's enjoying taking human's stuff, even the camera!! hence explained the portrait haha
maybe if u push the background abit darker would make the depth more apparent?
28-02-2010, 10:23 AM
Last update! : ) here's my final and my WIP sheet finished. I really enjoyed the challenge; Everyone did such a great job. All the entries were fun to see develop...Looking forward to doing more of these in the future.
28-02-2010, 10:43 AM
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