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Here's a commissioned header for a friend's blog.


sweet dude

it definently looks like comic book art. like the dark colors and his yellow eyes really pop out. since your profile pic is a space marine from warhammer 40k i was wondering if that was a techpriest. i might be completely mistakem but i was really curious. over all good job and if u practice this style you could have a future in comic books....u never know

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XavierH responds:

Thanks =] I'm glad you like it. Yeah, my profile is an image from Warhammer, although I can't recall which type.

its good

I like the colors and the artwork of this piece but there are very small imperfections. Beginning with his hands. The left hand isn't a big deal since it is concealed but the right one looks terrible.I think you should have removed it completely and covered it somehow or had his hand in a complete fist, covering up the fingers. I think the smoke could have been a little better and less dense. It seems to completely take away from the character itself. Lastly, his bicep looks ridiculous. It looks as if you placed a large pack of smokes or a square on his upper arm instead of a muscle. To fix that I think you should get rid of the hard lines and dark shading around it, especially near the top.

After all this issues though, this piece is very cool and I love the comic book style.

One last note, I can accept that his leg disappears behind him because of the perspective but his left shoulder looks too bulky and unnecessary after further inspection. I think you should have just left the shoulder plate on the left arm to match the right one. Great job though, keep it up.

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XavierH responds:

Thanks for this. I'm still very new with using a tablet and learning comic style so the nitpicking does help me very much.


I love everything about it haha. figure id give it a review lol. keep it up ;)

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4.47 / 5.00

Jul 7, 2009
12:52 PM EDT
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