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Temescal Creek Samurai

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Dell Inspiron 1525 / Wacom Intuos 4 Tablet / Photoshop CS5

Life painting at Temescal Creek, Samurai added from photo reference afterwards 3.5hrs.

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  1. trey says:

    Alright. First of all, there’s no sense of depth in this. And you’re getting too caught up in your custom brush usage that you lost touch of what is necessary in a good composition. Stop relying on your custom brushes to try and make your concepts look “cool”. You used to be cool man, but you’re just a bitch.

  2. love this one shaddy. composition is really interesting. that’s a sexy samurai warrior, i think i recognize the model.


  3. shaddysafadi says:

    I agree Trey, the wall isn’t really coming at us as well as it could and some “concept fog” could have helped. And I also agree about the custom brush-a-thon… you’ll notice the next piece I tried to make more “painterly”… but that said I think I would like to capture what is cool about painting, which is the need to simplify, but at the same time utilize the things Photoshop does well which is detailed texture and shapes found through the mighty power of custom brushes:)