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by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:02 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

Matt Quinn wrote:
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:54 am
Fabulous. Where's Benedikt? Matt
Ha! He is in that dark cave behind the spider, wrapped tightly in silk, waiting for his lover to return!!
by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 26, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

Excellent concept Piet !!! From the beginning I had no preference to color choice. Knowing that what you came up with would be acceptable. Benedikt & Shield Maiden could be the perfect match for one another. I'm sure you have some future plans for the two? Dave thanks Dave - if only I could draw!! ...
by PietFrancke
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

thanks Min, Since it is a fantasy piece, I took the liberty of adding some fog and mood and playing with color a little... this is where it ends up!
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by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 25, 2018 2:08 am
Forum: Things Critique
Topic: Two kettles
Replies: 11
Views: 37

Re: Two kettles

is awesome, love the rich, dark, B/W and like the composition very much too. .
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:47 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

thanks Frank and Matt - I have to figure out how to finish this.. I will get away for a couple of day, clean up more skin, and figure out how to add a sense of circular motion around the conch shell.
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Hoddie
Replies: 6
Views: 23

Re: Hoddie

the eyes and wild hair too. This kid could wear a hood on star wars and run around a desert and ride wild motorcycle things.
by PietFrancke
Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

Thank you Min, it was nothing special, some of it got painted, I colored things with color - sometimes I would take it and do a multiply on it (like the darker around her waist). I touched a couple of highlights with screen and drew in some dark lines. Played with Nik a little, I think I did "soft a...
by PietFrancke
Mon Sep 24, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

Psjunkie wrote:
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:50 am
Strictly her I see......
LOL - thanks Frank, this is what I ended up with..
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by PietFrancke
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:27 pm
Forum: Project 52
Topic: Minnie's 52
Replies: 282
Views: 7404

Re: Minnie's 52

looks like success to me, you captured a sense of madness - as if the driver is saying "let's scoop something up with the cow catcher".. This image would be a good target for a bunch of birds flying away, and a dog running fast to get out of the way.
by PietFrancke
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: ― Artistic Expression Showcase
Topic: Shield Maiden
Replies: 32
Views: 127

Re: Shield Maiden

and a little more coloring
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