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Tha BattleToads cuasi-Realist


Baste on one of the oldies Arcade games (BattleToads) I hitted a bit the "Referenced" technick in this attemp for a Cuasy-Realistic ilustration.
The bodie itself respects my usual technick of Shadowing a sketch as I did on previous works, but the Head is "Half referenced" work, and I say Half because I changed color, shape and exprexion of the original Toad Photograph.

Program used: Corel Photopaint 12
elapsed time: 25 hs.

(Notice NewGrounds Tattoo for LOLs)

As usual you can check the Sketch and shadowed sample on my profile to verify originality. plus, you can notice my logo on the Toad short and my signature sculpted on the mountain behind.

Why I puted shorts on a battleToad? I still don feel confident or confortable on drawing this spesifical body part, plus it would be weird for a toad.

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oh another version

ok so there are other versions of the toad aswell, glad i saw this then the head is coming along fine aswell as the deeper colors on the toad, anyways nice job i look forward to more

i would love to see more decals like what you did with the ng tank


Manuel-Dangelo responds:

yes, in facts seem like I'm not very good at colloring on reference images or coloring life form's surfices.

I'm trying to add the NG tank on almost every art wich is suitable for it.

It's quite nice!

But I think you should've drawn all of it yourself, instead of using an edited picture of a toad as a head. The way it is now, you can clearly see the difference between its body and its head. I think the end result will be loads better when you draw all the aspects yourself so that it looks more like a whole.
I like the way you coloured it by the way! Keep it up, there's room to improve but I have no doubt that you will!

Manuel-Dangelo responds:

This single one is just an experiment, If you check my previous art you'll finde that I usualy draw the whole thing on my one.

Check my "Sonic&Amy", "BanjoKazooie", "Toad Skater", "SwordFish", "wild Men" and "filosombrio" arts at my profile to corroborate this (and find out how it look)


BATTLETOADS FUCKING RULES BITCHES!!!! (well so does this art buut-...)


The head seems offcenter.

Manuel-Dangelo responds:

Yea, but I didn't find an acseptable pic with the proper angle, this was the best shot I could find. I'll try it better for the next time

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