Very good. I might advise you in the future to work on edge quality (like softening up certain edges and hardening others to create a clear focal point). That way it won't seem so busy to look at. Great attention to detail though, good job :)
I'll keep that in mind! Thank you so much for the advice, glad you like it! :)
Your work is nothing short of impressive and articulate, and I'm glad to see that you used the color of the paper as a pleasant mid-tone for the entire work.
May I asked how you managed to scan this piece? Clearly this is a huge sheet of charcoal paper.
Thank you! I feel as though the piece does look a bit crooked, but I'm really glad you like it! Its actually not that big, though I did originally plan to do a huge piece for it. Its about the size of an A4 paper--but just a teeny tiny bit smaller--which explains how I got to scan it.
If you're curious as to how other people upload big sized works I know most just take a high quality picture of it in good lighting. Hope that helps!
Brutal, just... brutal.
glad you like it mate :)
As some of the others have mentioned, there is a certain crookedness to the piece.
Something I like a lot though, is the rugged detail you were able to place in the face. I think that the same pattern of detail could be used to craft a very interesting looking Ent / Treant (Tree creature) if you were ever interested in doing a more fantasy based piece in the same medium.
Indeed, it looks really awkward haha xD
I'm glad you like the detail of it though, its something I've been striving to work on, and I was actually thinking of making him an Ent! A colleague of mine actually suggested the idea of an old wizard too. I stuck with the original though, since I was still just practicing getting the jist of the face details.
I would say adjust the temples and the light play thereon and you will get a much more interesting thing going on than adjusting the nose. Great work overall.
I will keep that advice in mind, thank you so much for the review! Greatly appreciated! And I'm glad you enjoyed it!
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