I have just started to practice illustrations and just joined SVS for 3days .This is such a great website and I am taking some classes too to improve my skill. Can you please give me some comments and advice about my composition, lighting and technique. Thank you so much for your words!!!!! :'') .Sincerely.
Jiří Kůs last edited by
Hi and welcome!
I would suggest to have a clear focal point. Also zoom out a lot. Your image must work when you minimize it to a stamp. I quickly tried to make the focal point more clear:
@Jiří-Kůs : thank you so muchhh. These thumbnails are so helpful . I will definitely try to work again :''D
Bobby Aquitania last edited by
Hope you don't mind the paint over.
In your first example, since the rocks were going diagonally off to the left, I thought the creature's perfectly straight form was kind of too simple, and I wondered if a curve to him wouldn't be a little more interesting. Also the boy's horn was just touching the edge of the rocks, and didn't feel right, so I moved him closer past them...
In the second example, I thought the teepee should face towards the boy instead of away from him, so I flipped it. And again the back teepee was touching the edge of the tree, as was the boy's foot and headdress, so I moved them over and made a space...
My point being is, you have to watch your tangents, sometimes as we draw, we forget to design simultaneously. Overlapping creates a lot of depth, and you already had tons of it. Just a little smidge here and there to fix a few that got away. I put them side by side, so you could compare.
Hope that helps...
@Bobby-Aquitania thank you for your super helpful advice. I will keep in mind about tangent from now on . Thank you so much :'')