Monday, April 16, 2007
Steve, your composition is stronger this time around. However, your forms still feel flat in certain areas. Be more careful, since this will greatly effect how you render them when you paint. If you have to, set up some simple objects around you to observe (example: a table in play for the rock cliff). Draw contour lines on the form if you have to.
Pay attention to perspective and form. Take a look at the star symbol on the warrior’s weapon. It should NOT be perfectly even and parallel to the camera like the way you’ve drawn it. Remember that it rest on a plain and has vanishing points.
Also clarify the things laying on the ground. Are they bodies? Plus your overall composition lacks any strong overlapping elements. This kills your illusion of depth. Try to find a way to remedy this. May the spider’s legs over lap more things?