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4.41 / 5.00

Date
04/05/2014
Category
Illustration
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2002 x 950 px
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meat
happyharry
starbarians
  • Frontpaged April 7, 2014

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background drawn by happyharry, colored by myself
this was taken from Starbarians episode 2:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gpb1q2fmpag&list=UUir4goG7LBQCh5rc3frkHuA

i'm always keen to do backgrounds that are fairly monochromatic, its quicker of course to get basic shading and swatching done, but then i feel like it gives me more time and playing room to finalize things like highlights, whereas more varied details mean i can get inundated and forget. Harry did have to cut me down by saying it all has to look "tasty" and therefore i had to make it all earth-colored. boo.

i know the lighting isn't perfectly symmetrical, that may have been the more logical route, but i did offset the ship shadows slightly so the frame didn't look too wildly jilted in one direction.

as always, open to requests if people want to see particular ones

Reviews


cook3hcook3h

Rated 5 / 5 stars

DATS NEAT



LongLongCatLongLongCat

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

I think you did a good job with the background. But if you look at it from a distance, the backgroud is more prominent than the subject of the illustration. No comment on your drawings since you are rather proficient in this aspect.


sucho responds:

no, i get what you mean. composition is definitely not my strongest suit, and i tend to color everything with very flat even values early on. that hurts the process i think, i'm trying nowadays to predict the lighting it will be in the final product so things are highlighted properly.

also though, i am uploading these pictures without the inclusion of Harry's vignettes, he will often put soft black halos around the cartoon to draw focus to the center as well as other embellishments- if people are wondering if these don't look as good as the cartoon :X


CarnieVorexCarnieVorex

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Mmmm... yummy!



shizzle44shizzle44

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Nom nom.



SirDannySirDanny

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Oh, I'm in desperate need of some meat now...