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iu_410209_9407620.webpI found this indie-game called Kindred Fates, that's supposed to come out. Really unique, a bit like a mixture of Digimon and Pokemon with branched evolution, kind of perma-death and realtime fights where you play as the monster itself plus pvp. I tried to imagine an evolution of this little acorn-dude into a kodama (japanese forest spirit).

He can summon multiple of his former self to fight as his minions and support him in battle.

I originally planned to do multiple evolutions aswell as alternative ones, where one evolution branch leads to an

oaktree-golem and another to a forest-fairy, but I underestimated how much time these things take and got overzealous.

Also it looks better without lineart somehow. So that's it for now.

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I personally prefer the one with the line art since it has their faces and the gaps in the colors cant be seen, but I feel if you were to clean up the lineless version it would look great. You have a good sense of depth and have a consistent light source on all the subjects in this piece so that really helps elevate its quality. The lines are a bit messy, which is not by itself a bad thing. I follow an artist on twitter who does fantastic sketchy looking art, but I feel if that is the style you want to go for a brush with some texture would help. I'm going to take a guess and say this is the "Darker Pencil" tool in Clip Studio with the brush density turned down a bit. The issue is that you'll end up with unintentional dark spots where the lines overlap and its transparency on every other line would make the silhouette hard to distinguish IF you had a background. Overall, very cute, great lighting, recommend textured, darker lines.

andi857 responds:

Thank you very much!

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Sep 5, 2021
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