Around the midst of May I decided to work on something that would make me think of summer. Something warm, cozy, nostalgic even, and this came to mind.
However, after a while I began to feel like the mountains afar were simply making the piece seem flat and boring. I didn’t even know where the main focus was. I got a bit bored of it and since I wasn’t sure what I could do to improve it, I left it on the dust for about a month.
Then I decided to clear what was taking away a feel of distance.
Notice that I changed Soul’s position to better direct a person’s view. The pic before was making your eyes look right, away from the characters.
The idea was there, but I wasn’t so sure color-wise. The clouds were still very sketchy at this point and its full outline and shape were still contributing for it to feel a bit flat…
Varied a bit on the color, seeing how light came from the horizon I began to darken it subtly form there.
Proceeded to add farther away clouds (bright orange to contrast with the main, darker cloud to better give an idea of distance)
Some more details were then added (red-ish brown layer on overlay over characters and closest end of the cloud and then a brighter red for horizon light)
And it’s done.
Liking how it's coming along so far! Did I manage to pull off a rainy/ spring-ish feel?
I doubt it!
I might not even be halfway through.
..and I just don't feel like drawing much as of late.
Hopefully I'll get it done next week :1
Yet another day, yet another attempt at making this blog seem interesting, yet another attempt at digital art…
Not entirely happy with it, it just seems flat but I don’t really know what else to do.
Ah… well, at least Dera seems to be enjoying himself..
Related to a almost-one-year-old post https://drilltheskys.wordpress.com/2012/07/19/experimentuuu-15/
…I’m not proud of my laziness
I seem to keep forgetting to update this thing… granted, I haven’t been up to much lately (until now, huehe) .
Here’s something I did a long while ago (somewhere around January)
And a much recent one, for the sake of comparison ( and updates)
Eruka, the worst excuse for a semi-villain ever!
…I’m kidding, she’s alright.
Extremely glad by how it turned out. I’d say it’s safe to say that I’m finally catching on a fixed style (of painting, that is).