Proportion and perspective-wise, the right leg seems too long and the foot too big. It sort of creates the optical illusion of being the left leg/foot. And the lighting seems off. The bottom of the back foot is bright but it doesn't follow through to the rest of the body as much.
I like the "cut-in's" but they're too inconsistent... most noticeably the overly large area on the right knee (that limb being one of the stronger areas of the piece, imo). I think if you'd gone as exaggerated on the other areas too... and added more (like to the wrist, neck, face), it would tie it together better. I also like the way you treated the right hand... but because it's the only thing like that, it seems out of place.
Not a fan of the blurred... movement lines? and I really don't get that sold bow-line across the shoulders. Is there some sort of symbolism I'm missing there?
The simple color palette is really nice and offsetting the shape was a good call... but the figure still hits too close on the right side (toe). Moving it left just a skosh will give it more air and balance it out. Right now it just seems uncomfortably squished over.
I know you said you were sick of working on this, but I think you should explore it a bit further (some day down the road, mayhaps) because it really has a lot of potential.
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yeah you are totally right on all counts... well maybe except for the movement lines but I'll put that down to taste.
As you already mentioned, I got quite tired of this thing, so even though I noticed the many inconsistencies; I just didn't give a crap. I'm really fairly sure I won't expand on this drawing any further, but will most likely revisit the motif some time. In fact I already kind of went there with my "dancer" drawing. Thanks for the review
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I got a nice piece of art!
Wow Such awesome movement in this one. Excellent job QB.
Simplistic and smooth
I really love how you have merged the background in with the main focus point, smooth and blended very well, I like the shading and coloured used, i feel it is lacking story somewhat, adding a ledge or a distant point he is leaping too might have helped... due to the nature of the size been wider and empty... due to the sweeping curves i do feel the one between his arms *the whitish one* could be more mechanic with a perfect circle line, rather then the organic hand drawn line... but very nice and clean cut... 9/10
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