And my first anime drawing... I draw anime a longer time, but I never painted drawing. I have only sketches... And guess what was the hardest thing to paint... yeap. This drops in background, on clothe...everywhere. I had to draw every single detail. It was so hard... I wanted that this looks like he is melting.
Something about him: His name is Rai and when he was little he wished and dreamed that he had magic power. Everybody told him that this can't be real and that magic doesn't exist. When he was older, weird things started to happen. No one believed him and they thought that he is insane... till one day, when his dream become real.
Maybe you don't know why I add this tittle "if you believe is possible...". If you believe in magic it is possible that it will become true (if you read description about my character you will understand).
Other info: He have short brown "fluffy" hair and light blue eyes. He have sword and he likes to wear more fantasy costumes. He wears gloves, boots and longer jackets. He also have a small yellow earrings in both of his ears.
Adobe Photoshop CS5
tablet Genius G-pen M609X...Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch Special Edititon M
original size is 7100 x 4007 px
I had 82 layers...with sketch
I draw this 25 hours
Work in progress screen shot you can see here.
You can see him on this drawing too.
I hope you like it and comments are welcome.
EDIT: I fixed his nose and right hand... I hope that it looks better now. And I needed around 30 minutes to fix that. And I add description about my character.
EDIT 2: And I edited it again... I didn't change nose but the face I made a little lighter. Because the nose isn't big... If you remember of optical illusion that white circle on black background will look bigger than black circle on white background. The same was with that nose... because the nose was lighter than the face around it looked like the nose was really big... so, the nose isn't big.
EDIT 3: I edited this drawing so much... and this is the last edit (I promise). This time I made his both hands a little larger and that's all. I hope that it looks OK now.
And here you can see differences between second and third edit.
2011...EDIT: Well, now I repainted whole painting. I didn't like it at all, so in September I decided to change it. I painted over .jpg file...a little with colors, then I changed it to black and white...and then I switched to colored drawing again. Here you can compare how this drawing looked before and now, after one year, when I fixed it. I changed the light on his hair, repainted his clothes, changed his face totally...ah everything. I hope it looks better now. I needed 3 hours to repaint this...
Drawing by Valentina Remenar | © Copyrighted | 2010-2011 | our official website tincek-marincek.com
You definitely have skills. I like how you didn't seem to rely on photoshop tricks to get the effects you want. You relied more on your drawing skills.
The skin hues, even with the lack of textures and imperfections, convinces me that it's flesh. Although the soft skin shading looks lovely his face doesn't show any personality. He's just this pretty boy with beautiful skin that would make girls jealous posing with a photogenic stance.
I think you should've worked more on the sun that silohuettes his head but it looks fine the way it is.
The "melting" clothes are the main point of interest for me partly because I'ts kinda unique. It's the best part of this picture but unfortunately it's also what makes this confusing. It's probably just me but it doesn't make sense why they're "melting". It does provide this sense of surreal beauty but without it, it would have made more sense. But then again without it, it would make this piece less unique and less interesting.
So maybe you should've put more thought into integrating that "melting" into the composition so that it feels necessary that you decided to include these effects.
Still the colors, the technique and the textures are enough to make this a wonderful work. great job.
The background! The textures are so intense at the bottom and then becomes smoother at the top, I like this variation. The colors seem to flow beautifully into a firy theme.
The sword and jacket. Great idea how at the tups they both have the same theme as the background, yet their colors are easily seen over the background. So amazing and original!
The hair! Perfectly shaded, texture, flow, ect. Very nicely done and shadded.
Not as awesome points (but you're too good for them to be called bad haha):
The nose I think is shaded a little to pinkish hued. Seems like he's a little under the weather? Stuffed up? Ach-oo?
A little girly? I mean the he's amazingly done, but the face has just something female like in it. I can't put my finger on it, but I think you'll understand what I mean.
Still one amazing piece of art! Awesome job, keep it up(:
It's Beautiful. I love all of the natural warm colors. The softness and color texture is incredible. The flow of the color is eye capturing. I feel that the lower body is a little awkward though, if you had followed the diagonal of the main body down it would have given the impression of forward movement in the man. But perhaps the triangular effect in the body was intentional. I like your use of Diagonal composition with in the painting. The bursting colors gives flare to an exceptional picture.
the blue eyes and black hair looks awesome too! (so good looking on guys)
you are a beautiful artist
It's incredible... if I try do draw a self invented character it always is awful... hehe ^.^;