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Reviews for "The Most Noble Thing"

Good luck on the "Portrait of Man" contest.

BugsAndBooks responds:

Aye Cap'n
thank ye lad for your kind wishes and the navigational fix points!

Best wishes to ye and may the winds be in your favour
Rahel

Even the softer paint look that I usually don't like works really well here. I'm part of a pop art gallery in Asheville, and this looks like the kind of thing that sells like hotcakes over there. Beautiful.

I also 100% agree about the saturation, and your author's comment is the best I've seen on this site.

BugsAndBooks responds:

Hello Mr. Flash
and thank you very much for your review and the starry things.

Oh my, I have to consider moving to Asheville then ^^
Although I guess the gallery-folks wouldn't appreciate my weird social behavior as soon as there was a vernissage ;)

I'm very happy you like the painting even with the softer paint. Just you wait, I might make it one of my life goals to drag you to the soft side, muwahaha!
Also thanks a bunch for your kind words on my description. To be honest, I never planned on going on for so long but as it is with things you truly love, you tend to get carried away. But well, I don't mind getting swept along by great teachers and the marvelous things they help me understand.

Best wishes and may you have a glimpse at the milky way tonight
Rahel

Someone has been watching Cosmos. Really, this is great. Spectacular work with the light and contrast, as well as blending his figure into space. It's really unified. I knew who it was right away. That description was very profound, definitely boosts the piece.

BugsAndBooks responds:

Greetings fellow resident of earth
and thank you very much for your review and the celestial bodies!

I'm very glad I could do Bills wise face justice and don't have to rely entirely on his bow-tie (which of course is cool ;)) for recognition purposes ^^
I am however not really satisfied with him being blended well into the painting - Unifying the character with the background has been a problem for me a while now but alas, I'm getting there eventually.
I'm also very happy you liked my ramblings. I must admit, I got carried away but what better thing to be carried away with than the fascination for all things fantastic?

Best wishes and may you see some stars tonight
Rahel

Excellent work on the final of this! I like the increased saturation, really makes it pop more. :) You did a really swell job, I'm envious of your ability to do faces; like how you blend your colors so smoothly.

BugsAndBooks responds:

Heya there mate
and thanks a lot for your lovely feedback and the nommy stars :)
I myself like it better with the strong saturation, although I'm not sure if I went a bit too far (Bubblegum-Bill, aye ^^)
It's funny though you'd mention the blending, since I'm not very satisfied with the finish I did on this one. I didn't stick with it long enough to make it photo-realistic (by which I'm a bit bored at the moment) but I went a bit too far for it to be painterly. But oh well, you live and learn ^^

Fantastic work! :D

BugsAndBooks responds:

Thank you very much!
I tried my very best, which isn't much yet but behold, my infamous stubbornness will drive me further ;)