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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 18th, 2012 @ 12:24 PM Reply

At 9/18/12 11:59 AM, thdark wrote: Self-Portrait 2012
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http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thdark/self-portrait-2
Thoughts?

It's wonderful. Can't really speak for the likeness, not knowing what you look like and all, but the colours and the lighting are great. The facial expression is nice too. Like you're not just modelling for a portrait, it looks like you have something else entirely on your mind. Loving both the cartoony and the more painterly stuff. Awesome thread.


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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 18th, 2012 @ 12:39 PM Reply

At 9/18/12 11:59 AM, thdark wrote: Self-Portrait 2012
Art Portal link for full-view
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thdark/self-portrait-2
Thoughts?

The 2 moles (those brown dots) on your neck reminds me of a vampire bite mark lol ( I also notice a brown dot of the throat of the neck and one at the cast shadow of the neck).

Anywho, I have nothing much to say on the facial structure besides being iffy on the nose being not even (I don't have great grasp knowledge of noses, but I can't tell whether the shadow of the nostrils is bothering me or not or maybe the bridge of the nose).

How did you go about painting this, my guess was something taking a silhouette shape of your head and then you fill it in with your coloring which would explain the edginess of your ear and hair. I'm certain that you can easily smooth out those sharp edginess if you wanted to unless you either forgot about it or left it like that for the purpose of the portrait relating to the technique you used.

I like the color scheme, that dark grayish background works well with that tone of the skin you did there. Fits well for low lit places.


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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 18th, 2012 @ 12:54 PM Reply

@Sockembop : Thanks a lot! While doing a simple stoic expression would have been easier, it certainly wouldn't have been very fun.
@ZaneZansorrow : Someone else just made the vampire bite marks comparions, which is crazy since I've never heard that before in my life.
Yeah, they're moles, I have a straight line of em on my neck for whatever reason.
As for how I did, I just looked at my face in a tiny mirror on my desk, did a sketch to lock down proportions and everything, then started coloring. The sharp lines were on purpose, just liked the look of it at the time. (Also, thanks)

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 6th, 2012 @ 04:22 AM Reply

New little comic thing and my ineptitude at sleeping properly.

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    One of these I'll learn how to sleep properly.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 6th, 2012 @ 04:40 AM Reply

At 10/6/12 04:22 AM, thdark wrote: New little comic thing and my ineptitude at sleeping properly.
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thdark/sleep

lol.. Good one.. I love the opening pannel..


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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 16th, 2012 @ 10:19 PM Reply

Adventure Time fan-art

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Response to The Art of Thdark May. 9th, 2013 @ 09:51 PM Reply

Haven't posted in a while.
Moebius inspired drawing, "A king never dies, just sleeps"

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    A King Never Dies, Just Sleeps by thdark

    Drawn in response to a prompt (A king never dies, just sleeps) given by a friend. Definite Moebius influence with this.

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Response to The Art of Thdark May. 13th, 2013 @ 11:09 PM Reply

Don't wish to seem needy, but I'm really looking for ways to improve my work lately, so any help, critique, or comments would be greatly appreciated.

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Response to The Art of Thdark May. 27th, 2013 @ 08:08 PM Reply

Hard to crit what's pretty damned good already. With the above pic, the anatomy and lighting is weird but the style makes it function.


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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 11th, 2013 @ 10:43 PM Reply

Going to post a few pieces, bear with me since I can only seem to post one image per post.

  • Puhoy!
    Puhoy! by thdark

    This drawing is a few months old now, neglected to post it.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 11th, 2013 @ 10:45 PM Reply

Didn't want to make a Portal submission for this one.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 11th, 2013 @ 10:47 PM Reply

Some OC for a story I probably will never do.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 11th, 2013 @ 10:52 PM Reply

  • Agent Kruger
    Agent Kruger by thdark

    Sharlto Copley's character in Elysium was just great, had to draw a bit of fan-art.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 12th, 2013 @ 03:08 AM Reply

  • Dragonball Zine
    Dragonball Zine by thdark

    My submission to a Dragonball Zine going on over at Tumblr.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 12th, 2013 @ 03:11 AM Reply

Studies from my sketchbook.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 12th, 2013 @ 07:49 AM Reply

At 9/11/13 10:52 PM, thdark wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thdark/agent-kruger

Man, your stuff is just wonderful

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Response to The Art of Thdark Sep. 14th, 2013 @ 07:15 AM Reply

At 9/12/13 07:49 AM, bigjonny13 wrote:
At 9/11/13 10:52 PM, thdark wrote: http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thdark/agent-kruger
Man, your stuff is just wonderful

Thanks man, I appreciate it!

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 15th, 2013 @ 09:02 PM Reply

Working on a new drawing, not sure how this will look in the forum though.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 24th, 2013 @ 08:21 AM Reply

Drawing based on a reference I got from 4chan's art board.

  • Great Schema Monk
    Great Schema Monk by thdark

    Based on a reference received on 4chan's art board. Hadn't heard of the Great Schema Monks before, but they sure look pretty ...

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 24th, 2013 @ 10:30 AM Reply

Pretty much everything in your tread amazes me. I'm especially digging the adventure time pieces.

Your latest piece is very well drawn as well, though the subject and composition are a bit less IN YOUR FACE AWESOME then I'm used from your work. Must be that 4chan influence.
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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 25th, 2013 @ 02:50 PM Reply

It is too late for me friend, the 4chan has already gotten to me, I've been there for too long.

But yeah, that monk thing was just a quick thing for fun and practice, wasn't breaking any grounds with it.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 25th, 2013 @ 05:49 PM Reply

Everything you produce is godly!!


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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 26th, 2013 @ 12:54 PM Reply

Hm, at first I was surprised by the lack of comments, but it's just there is nothing anyone can do but say how amazing it looks, this quality no matter the style seems perfect, way to perfect, is there a way to comment on perfection beyond staring in awe?

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 27th, 2013 @ 11:17 AM Reply

Hate to pour on more flattery with no constructive criticism, but your work is consistently great and you've been one of my favorite artists for awhile now. As much as I like the illustrations you've been doing lately, I would like to see some more paintings from you.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 31st, 2013 @ 03:47 PM Reply

@Spac3case916 & Zolen : Thanks guys, though I think you're being way too overzealous with your compliments.

@Jester : I tend to get quite discouraged when doing paintings, but I definitely should do some. Doing a study now that will require some painting.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Oct. 31st, 2013 @ 03:56 PM Reply

At 5/9/13 09:51 PM, thdark wrote: Haven't posted in a while.
Moebius inspired drawing, "A king never dies, just sleeps"
http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/thdark/a-king-never-dies-just-sleeps

This reminds me of Darksouls, really great vibrant colors. Moebius is god.


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Response to The Art of Thdark Nov. 1st, 2013 @ 03:26 AM Reply

Don't stahp, kty. I hope to be as good as you with coloursszssfdgf someday. Well done!

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Response to The Art of Thdark Nov. 8th, 2013 @ 01:56 AM Reply

Here's a fun little drawing.
@Carrion : Thanks, and Moebius is definitely god.

@stnkjuc : Shouldn't take too long to get where I am, I'm pretty mediocre haha.

  • Pugsman
    Pugsman by thdark

    A quick drawing for fun.

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Response to The Art of Thdark Nov. 22nd, 2013 @ 02:51 AM Reply

Finally finished this! Full view in the portal:

  • Mecha & Pilot
    Mecha & Pilot by thdark

    Drawing of a pilot and his mecha, which took me a while to finish but was really fun!

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Response to The Art of Thdark Nov. 22nd, 2013 @ 04:29 AM Reply

At 11/22/13 02:51 AM, thdark wrote: Finally finished this! Full view in the portal!

Fantastic stuff as always, I was surprised to see there was not more of your stuff featured on front page... anyway i am just going to shut up and let the art talk for itself.


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