Bog Marine
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Bog Marine

Author Comments

What a trip this was! I can tell you without a shadow of a doubt that I've been through more of a slog than this marine in his bog! This piece was particularly challenging for me as I skipped the whole traditional shindig and went straight to digital art when I started learning around four years ago. I feel that this artwork is a representation of that: a modern and sleek marine, my digital illustration abilities and knowledge, trudging through the rough landscape representing the more traditional approach to art.
The way I tackled this was to take a much more textured approach to the foreground and background, while making the marine himself much more refined with clean lines and bright highlights. One of the ways I accomplished this was by restricting myself to using entirely different brushes for the respective techniques to order to further represent the separation between them.

The WIP Image can be found here: http://www.newgrounds.com/art/view/phosphonian/bog-marine-wip

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Credits & Info

Phosphonian
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221
Votes
8
Score
4.38 / 5.00

Uploaded
Apr 21, 2017 | 2:20 AM EDT
Category
Illustration
File Info
3000 x 4800 px
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6.3 mb
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