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Keepers of the Sun

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This is one of those artworks that make me wonder how was the creative process behind the image.

It always amazes me how an artist can look at a white sheet (or canvas, marble stone or whatever they are using) and imagine something in there. Always seems as if they go improvising along the way, and it just breaks my brain.

When writing I always think about how everything is going to match up together before I get to work.

This one is amazing, super creative, loved it.

MLeth responds:

Hehe thanks! I actually have a very early screenshot from the process: https://i.gyazo.com/40d0126895edea995203ccb909782f6a.png
Normaly I would improvise to see where the shapes takes me but this one was a bit more thought out!

awesome

That is one KILLER of a color scheme. Seriously, it's beautiful. The statues, I'm guessing, were inspired by Lord of the Rings. The little blue dots scattered around add something a little different to the picture, like a little magic stuff. The sun is definitely prominent here, the title makes sense. I'm guessing this is supposed to be some sort of empire, it might be cool if you added some sort of palace or city in the background, that would be cool. Maybe also some houses by the shore that those boats could have come from. The Ronin dude is awesome with the classic flowy thing. The distant mountains look pretty cool too. You do some pretty nice environment pieces, and this color scheme is seriously awesome. Just, like I said, a city or something and some houses would be nice.

MLeth responds:

Thank you!
Yeah I just kinda added things as I went which is usually the case when I do these kinds of paintings. I just had the general shape of the mountains from the get-go so the guardians were an afterthought I just went with!

yea

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