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Old July 27 2011, 10:23 PM   #136
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She's awesome! Anxious and clearly lost, as she should be.
That's exactly what I wanted to get across. "Lost" is a very good word.

The texture of the paper seems to work well with her dress of a lightly armour-like design.
Thanks. I wasn't even counting on that effect when I first started, since I haven't really worked with textured paper (successfully!) in the past, but it just worked out that way.

As for the design, it's definitely influenced by their armor, but I also had something kind of Victorian in mind, too.

And I hadn't noticed that earlier, but do I see a plait on the left (my left) side of her head? A plaited, falling apart bun, perhaps?
That's exactly what it is...a bun or coronet braid that has come undone.
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Old September 5 2011, 01:51 PM   #137
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Ok, here we go. On the first page of this thread you have Glinn Brenok. Brenok was promoted and now he's a gul.

This drawing/painting is my second attempt. His hair was painted with watercolour pencils and so were his eyes, though partially--only the green irises were painted. The pupils were drawn with a pencil.


(It's a thumbnail, please click for full size.)
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Old September 5 2011, 07:24 PM   #138
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As I've said elsewhere, I think you have the most natural ridge shading here that I've ever seen from you.
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Old September 6 2011, 12:45 AM   #139
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Thanks. As I said elsewhere my new drawing tools were helpful
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Old September 13 2011, 05:36 AM   #140
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Here's the artwork I made for the cover of my story Among the Dragons.

I used charcoal stick for black colour and coloured pencil for brown elements of the pylon. The paper is actually white, but I wanted a grey background, so I darkened it while scanning.

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Kapoor in her Cardassian armour and certainly irregular earrings

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