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Old 25-02-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
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andreasrocha - Abominable Snowman

A bit late but I will try and finish it. Trying to improve my character work.
I started off very small. I will then add a background and colour, although I will attempt to concentrate on the rendering of the creature.

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Old 25-02-2010, 05:36 PM   #2
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Wow! Crazy! Mr. Rocha...much respect. I know it's going to turn out great!
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Old 25-02-2010, 06:09 PM   #3
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Thanks, Seale...
Another update.
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Old 25-02-2010, 11:59 PM   #4
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Old 26-02-2010, 12:08 AM   #5
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this is going to be interesting to see how it will look when it is finish. I've seen your art works in imaginefx art magazine so I know you are pretty good. good luck
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Old 26-02-2010, 05:59 AM   #6
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excellent character buddy..........but i think ur composition size is some different I hope u ll do.......... but wonderful job.....keep it up man
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Old 26-02-2010, 07:01 AM   #7
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andreasrocha, you have AWESOME gallery!!! With your skillset I'm sure you can complete this in no time. And I can't wait for the final.
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Old 26-02-2010, 11:52 AM   #8
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Creepy! Very good character design
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Old 26-02-2010, 05:41 PM   #9
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Thanks guys...but the truth is that the above image was really crap. Now that I look at it, I hate it...looks like Jack Frost (look it up!).
I started over with a more mass oriented approach. It is inspired by the technique of the great Jaime Jones.
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Old 26-02-2010, 10:35 PM   #10
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i like the painterly look to the 2nd painting but i love your 1st painting. good work
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Old 27-02-2010, 12:39 AM   #11
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WOW! MAN!

Can you tell more about the mass oriented approach? I love Jaime's paintings.
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Old 27-02-2010, 12:54 AM   #12
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I use a really textured brush. I think I found it from Mathias Verhasselt brush set. I star with large dabs of colour and try to establish big masses first. The most important thing is working out lighting and colour. Details start to emerge slowly aftwerwards. Well, this is my attempt...I'm still working on it.
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Old 27-02-2010, 12:24 PM   #13
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damn I really love that vibrant color of that hero, would never thought of using that color. Tell me how you go about picking that colors?
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Awesome! Although I do prefer the previous one, the horns and the angry/evil look in his eyes in the last WIP would suggest that he is way more aggressive and that he would've already attacked the samurai (?) way before he could get so close.

But the style is brilliant! Love it. (And bookmarked the Jamie Jones site also)
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Old 27-02-2010, 01:14 PM   #15
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Thanks guys.
Randize - about the colors they just appeared...I thought about those Tibetan tapestries and since the Yeti is supposedly from Nepal...it's something more subjective...it was not a conscious choice, I think.
snwbrdr - you're absolutley right...I tried to correct the posture towards the warrior in this update. In this one he looked like he was eating a chicken thigh or something.

I think that now everything is more or less settled and I will start to detail and polish the main areas. Let's see how it goes.

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