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Postby Troll-toll » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:11 pm

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Subject title: how can i make it pop more, or make it stronger in general

http://pre03.deviantart.net/1cec/th/pre/i/2017/201/2/2/art_fight_7_by_troll_toll-dbh3g33.png
the lines are a bit messy, thats something i'd improve next time

 

Postby Ironheart » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:34 pm

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Used the curves in photoshop and added a multiply layer to make the guy in the middle really pop out. Hope I could be of some help. ^^
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Postby Alpacamood » Fri Jul 21, 2017 9:44 pm

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i think its cute, maybe the shoulders/ chest area is a little under developed. also the lighting's a little confusing. i think the fireflies would soften up the shadows in the face a little more, but im not very good at lighting so maybe someone else can give you a better reason. i do like the glowy effects in the ears. the flowers are kinda messy, the arrangement of the pedals dont look very organic. overall i think it's a very nice piece and developing it would really help it out!

 

Postby Mandilor » Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:52 am

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It already pops quite a bit, don't think that needs to be changed but it does have a bunch of little flaws that add up.

She is cross eyed.
The flowers are flat.
Neck/shoulder anatomy is off.
The glow on the fireflies is week and looks barely done. I would've thought that would be one of the more interesting parts to paint but you haven't painted it at all.
The edges of the clouds could be better, softer.

 

Postby Alpacky » Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:42 am

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In terms of how to make it "pop" more. Lower the saturation of the backgroun abit, and fix the lighting.
Not only does it not really make sense, but the thing s that SHOOULD be highlighted arent, anf the things that SHOULDNT are.
I draw stuff sometimes and it looks like this: (Latest work on page 8)http://forum.sycra.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=76279


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