Response to Lundsfryd's showcase 2010-11-04 16:37:03
At 11/4/10 02:36 PM, Lundsfryd wrote: This may also be of interest of somebody..
OOoh, likey. Not exactly what im used to seeing from you (not that I dont like your other stuff ;))
Im not entirely happy with that background; I like it, and I love how it works on the kaiser himself, but at some places it is distractingly messy. You used really concentrated ecoline, but couldve wet the paper so as to ease it all up a bit. Of course I dont know if you did this intentionally, but either way I would have liked it a bit smoother.
The actual drawing I love very mucho great work on the head and neck, I like his right arm. His left hand (especially his thumb) seems a bit huge, especially compared to his right one. I guess you had a go at perspective but I think you overdid it; his right hand shouldnt actually be that much farther away than his left.
Another point of critique is on the cloth that is draped on his right arm; we are basically looking at it from the side, so it should look a lot more folded. The part nearest his elbow is quite clean, which makes it look like we are looking at it straight on instead of from the side. You did do this right on the cloth over his left shoulder.
All in all great work man! Im really happy that your back