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Claire & Theresa


Lol, I got this effect by accident (hit the wrong hotkey) and I... actually liked what it did.
Spend a week or two sketching and working out the drawing, the last stage mainly during class, but that's of no matter.

Anyway, I hope you enjoy, the statue is not in the middle, I know; it's on purpose.

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Just came to see this drawing again and noticed that I didn't review it! And I do want to review this one because I really like it. Especially your accident, I like black :3.
But really, the black really does it, in my humble opinion. I like the drawing, the statue is very very neat and symmetrical (I hate things that have to be symmetrical, and they hate me), plus the folds, if they are folds, look really nice and are well-placed.
The guy, or girl, standing in front of the statue looks really nice as well, I remember you telling about it but I'm terribly sorry to say I forgot who it was. The claymore is pwetty too, although you could have coloured the sheath a bit more thoroughly, it looks a bit rushed now. To many roughness visible, if you get what I mean.
Also, the wings are indeed very impressive, and actually look like wings. Unlike my creations, maybe you've happened to have caught a glance of my failures in the wings-subject?

Anyway, hmm, maybe I should have divided the pros and cons a bit more, I don't see the structure in my comment any more.. Ah well, now a few cons then, to justify why I didn't gave you the last half star :P. Yeah, the houses, they look a bit like they could be houses made of jelly for little gummibears. Nah, maybe that's a bit exaggerating, but the lines do look rather wobbly and skewed :P. So that's half a star, because the blackness that really makes the stars stand out and really give you that night-feeling, make it alright again.
As a little detail I would like to add that you did well on the stars, you haven't drawn too many nor have you drawn too few. Maybe it's just me, but I think a starry sky can quickly look like a with snow covered black hole. A black hole in space, don't get me wrong xD.

So it's a 4.5/5 for you! Congratulations, and may I also add that I was happy to follow it's part of the process of making which happened during class? Great job!

MaartenC responds:

Oh, so you're into black, eh?

Anyway, thanks for the review! I have found that the houses are a bit... rushed, indeed. I will improve them next time.
The wings and the cloth took a shitload of effort, so thanks for noticing that! And I'm not supposed to tell you who it is, since that's a surprise for a whole chapter (wayoo).

Anyway, I'll see you tomorrow again. Later dude.

Great art-work you've done here. I'm shitty at art, thus here's a review:

So yeah, let's get to the good sides first. First of all, I actually like the effect you've used here (some sort of black and white). As opposed to your other drawings, this one includes much more background. Second thing is the statue and the wings (how the fuck did you manage to make both sides almost identical?). Last of all, the 'stars' in the sky. =P

However, this doesn't make your drawing perfect. First I see a bit of non-full lines...thus in my opinion you should make all the white lines a bit more in depth (ha ha, my eye-sight sucks). Another is the guy with the blade: his back seems quite messy since the figure of the guy seems to get mixed by the building behind. Last of all: inaccurate lines. The door at the bottom-left corner, for example, has unbalanced lines (get it?). The same goes for the window above the door and the few windows at the right side of the pic.

Overall, 3.5/5. Nice try on the effect and creativity, but not accurate enough to become a masterpiece. Good luck on your future projects!


MaartenC responds:

The dude's back is messy, because of the cloak he's wearing.
Other than that, you're right, the buildings need a lot of attention indeed.

Thanks for the review!

Nice :D
The wings are impressive.

MaartenC responds:


Wow! This one is much better than your last submission! I like the fact that the colors are inverted. It's not necessarily something that you see something everyday. I think what makes this piece work as a whole is the statue of the angels. The cloth hanging from it looks well done. The next thing that catches my eye in this piece is the background. I like the details in the background. It gives me the sense of an old world, perhaps in the renaissance? Another thing that this picture reminds me of is the old Devil May Cry games on the Playstation 2, which makes this piece kind of nostalgic for me.

Things that you could improve on are straightening your lines in the background, and giving your character in the left hand corner some more depth. It is hard to make this character out at first because it seems as though he the same height as the clock tower he is near. Overall this piece is a big improvement from the last drawing and you can tell that you put thought into this piece. 4/5, no doubt!

MaartenC responds:

Always great to hear such a praise, thank you very much!

The cloth and the wings were a bitch to do, but I believe they worked out the way I wanted them to.
The series are in the (late?) Medieval eras, so that's why the houses are so idyllic, I really like them too, though I could have given them a bit more attention, yes.

Thank you again for the review, much appreciated!

Credits & Info

4.63 / 5.00

May 31, 2012
1:26 PM EDT
File Info
1900 x 2105 px
5.6 MB

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