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« on: June 17, 2008 12:03:09 PM »

hello! this is my first post here, however i have been a lurker for quite some time! Smiley anyways i was bored today and then i found this great picture and decided to paint it, just for funsies
BUTT i need some advice as i have no clue what to do for the background...and i still have to finish the jacket... Undecided
anyways here it is.


oh dear the quality isnt that great, sorry
please plleeasse give constructive criticism or general comments, both are welcomed!
thankyou for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2008 03:01:38 PM »

 Grin I think it is perfect the way it is! Great job.... Roll Eyes
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« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2008 06:07:14 PM »

Give it a black background with white/grey surrounding the dude, kind of as if he had a glowy aura. I did this with all of my subtractive charcoal paintings and it really helped fill it out. You could also make the black background messy, kind of like raw edges.

Also that is a really good painting.
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