Holycow, look at the amount of details of it! Woa this is excellent.
Hey thanks a lot dem0lecule :)
Very nice:) It has a comicbook feel to it (Angel Medina's work on Spawn for example)
Also, I seem to detect a similarity between the bug and 'Magic: the Gathering' Phyrexians around the Invasion series, while the figure on top of it could almost pass for a compleated human phyrexian( such as Greven il-vec) though that may all be coincidence.
Overall a very moody athmospheric work, I find myself staring at the distant mountains and skies and all but ignoring the struggle going on right in front of me. I like the battlescene a lot but in my opinion it could use a little extra feel of movement.
Thank you for such a detailed review Ukrist. I think you're right on all counts. I was unaware of Phyrexians until the similarity was pointed out by yourself and other members here, but I certainly see it too. Good point about the movement- when my work has a percentage of the dynamism of Angel Medina's I'll be satisfied.
I find your coloring style very pleasing, great work. Although, I have to admit, it took a while to figure out what the slayer was doing on top of the creature. Perhaps a more dynamic pose would have made this great piece even better.
Thanks for the comment, and yes, I agree with what you're saying. As I've said in reply to another comment about this, I've been focusing on my poses and dynamism since I did this piece so improvements in those areas will hopefully be visable in my newer work.
creepy and awesome at the same time :D
Thanks man. Creepy and awesome are natural partners in my opinion :)
It looks like a planet filled with "fight". Fighting over and over, just a planet that only knows war. It seems like there is so much fighting going on that the ground doesn't even have time to absorb all of it. interesting world.
That's a very interesting interpretation- particularly that you would see the violence of the image on a planetary scale. My thinking, as I worked on the piece, was that this is an area of the planet that is a territory of these large creatures and hunting them is a dangerous business. The ground is littered with the bones of hunters who have tried and failed. It's certainly a harsh and cruel world, but I hadn't imagined that the whole planet would be one enormous battle. It's very cool to hear what reactions the image provokes in others, thanks for taking the time.