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Belvrog
06-03-2009, 12:42 PM
Hi, here is my latest painting. Hope you like it. It's 100% Artrage, no references used. I added a smaller version and a somewhat bigger one ( the upper one). Hope you all are fine. :)

weembaman
06-03-2009, 01:16 PM
Very nice..love the paintings of the good old days...:)

Krondelo
06-03-2009, 01:53 PM
Question: The textures look really good, like on the foliage. Was this done all in AR.. if so, how are you achieving these textures, is it simply bits of black scattered within the color? Thats my best guess, lol.

Great painting!

Sketchism71
06-03-2009, 06:12 PM
This is FOTFHMHGTHGS (Fall on the floor hit my head go to the hospital get stitches) GOOD Belvrog! Wow!:eek::D:D:D

sabena
06-03-2009, 06:15 PM
hi Belgrov

Another fantastic painting:eek:wow Wonderful:D

coops
06-03-2009, 06:21 PM
Great painting Belvrog. I like it a lot, it has great textures. Well done

byroncallas
06-03-2009, 08:00 PM
Fantastic in every respect.

Mairzie Dotes
06-03-2009, 10:58 PM
Belvrog,
With only a sword and sheer power of will .... he stands steadfast before the mighty foe.
Only fate, wit's and the whimsey of the God's will make the determination on who will prevail.

Wow!!! What an amazingly powerful scene ... the dragon slayer verses the dark nemesis
of all things evil. Riveting and foreboding! The artistic integration of the dragon blending
ominously with it's unsettling surroundings creatively captures the gripping intensity of
the two mismatched forces at odds. So well very painted! :)

screenpainter
06-03-2009, 10:59 PM
Really stunning top notch work Belvrog!

radar
06-04-2009, 01:26 AM
Nicely done Belvrog. Love the style of this. It looks like a great oil painting.

foxytocin
06-04-2009, 02:22 AM
I am Sssoooooooo glad that I am not inside that storyline. Even Puddy should be daunted.
Wonderfully frightening and exceptionally well done. You are one of the posters here who really push this program to it's limits...

Bumble
06-04-2009, 02:49 AM
Amazing work Belvrog:eek::D:)

SCP
06-04-2009, 10:59 AM
Very nice painting mate,I'm going for the dragon!:DI always go for the dragons,pesky humans!:p
Really like the background too,well done Belvrog.:)

jbyrjbyr1
06-04-2009, 11:16 AM
Beautifully done, Belvrog, and artistically realized on a massively impressive scale (no "Puff the Magic Dragon" here, that's for sure!). The colors...the movement...the "breathing" dragon... I like this (and all your works) a great deal; as a matter of fact, your "Marching Shadows" serves as my current desktop background.

ScottF
06-05-2009, 03:41 AM
Belvrog, love the colors, and your textured brush work is great!

Belvrog
06-05-2009, 09:35 AM
:D:D:D thanks weemba.

Thanks Krondelo. Yes it's completely done in Artrage and done by hand. I think you are talking of the foreground? Didn't use stencils here to get it done, it's painted on a seperate layer, some areas corrected with the eraser and blended with the knife. I use most of the tools Artrage has, for this painting and used alot layers. The resolution of the original painting is quite high, that can give you the space you need for finer details. On a few of the greens in the background I used a grain as a stencil on the greens in the background and the dragonskin here and there to apply a speckled effect and some finer detail, but not much. You can also get a similar result without stencils by the use of chalk and different paper grains for the paper settings. Hope that helps.

Hi sketchism, :D:D:D:D, thanks mate. I was still unsure if it's done. Your generous approval really lifted my contentedness with it.:) Thank you and take care ;):D

Hi sabena. Thank you. :):)

Thanks Byron.

Thank you coops. Glad you like it :D

Mair, thanks for your flattering comments, I really enjoyed reading your creative episode you've written for the painting. Thanks alot.

Hi Albert, thanks alot. Really glad you like it.

Thank you radar for your nice comment.

Hi foxytocin, :o thanks for that.:):):)

Thank you Bumble. :D:D

Hehe thanks Scott. Glad you like it!

Wow thanks JB, that's really flattering. Thank you very much.

Thank you Scott.

Lima
06-05-2009, 12:06 PM
Fantastic paint. Realy beautiful and quite alive

RobertSWade
06-05-2009, 02:12 PM
Corr. I always love your stuff and this is no exception. :)

byroncallas
06-05-2009, 02:23 PM
Hi Belvrog. Stopped by for a second look - had dreams about this painting last night. Before going to bed was showing it to my wife (Rosy) and reviewing the accomplishment of so many fine touches throughout the painting. She was enchanted and I remain awestruck. The more I look the more I see - and the more want to see. Inspirational. And I'm with Scott, cheering for the Dragons. :):D:cool:;)

Belvrog
06-09-2009, 10:44 AM
Thanks alot orianelima.

Hi Robert thank you so much my friend.:)

Hi Byron, thanks again for your nice comment mate. I hope it was no nightmare.:D Glad you like it.

FrankLoewy
06-09-2009, 05:08 PM
Reminds me of good old quality paintings. Very well done. :)

Rowena
06-09-2009, 08:27 PM
Crikey!...thats awesome work Belvrog!
I love the fantastic landscape behind the dragon too :D

Caesar
06-09-2009, 08:50 PM
A fantasy masterpiece, dear Belvrog! :):):)
How could I have missed ii up to now?:confused:

Selby
06-10-2009, 02:08 AM
whoo hoo love it:) what a great adventure you take us on.

Nika
06-10-2009, 07:31 AM
Masterfully painted fantasy scene :)

Lee
06-10-2009, 09:10 AM
Dear Belvrog, so beautifully paintied!!! the sharper one i like best,,, reminds me of an old SciFi movie, Mothra,,, can still hear that thing screeching!!!!!!!! good job! :)

billbonds
06-10-2009, 06:37 PM
Great painting - masterful, rich, full.

waheednasir
06-11-2009, 09:06 PM
dramatic i say, very well done...:).

Belvrog
06-12-2009, 03:47 AM
Thank you Frank!

:):) Hi Rowena, nice to hear from you. Thanks for the nice compliments my friend.

Thanks alot Caesar for these really nice words.

Hi Selby, thanks for dropping by. Glad you like it. :)

Wow, thank you Nika.

Hi Lee, thank you. Never saw that giant moth before, thanks for letting me know. Took a look at it on youtube. :D

Hey thank you billbonds.

Thanks alot waheed. Pleased you like it.

Lee
06-12-2009, 04:31 AM
Dear Belvrog,, thank you! and thank you for the youTube reminder,,and now that is see Mothra, excuse please, but it was "Rodan" that reminded me of your painting, again, as you found, the trailer is on youtube,,,aren't those old sci-fi movies wonderful, no digital help,, just imagination,,, have fun!:)

blurymind
06-12-2009, 06:55 AM
this is a fantastic fantasy picture.Well done!

irishrose
06-12-2009, 07:02 AM
WOW! Very cool!!! I love both versions...

Sketch.. that's some acronym, I don't think I could remember it!

The colors here are absolutely wonderful. You should be a graphics designer for Blizzard.. your landscapes are out of this world, they are so terrific!

Belvrog
06-12-2009, 11:12 AM
Thanks Lee, yep i agree with you, I like these old movies too.. Just took a look at "rodan preview".
Hahaha, great for sure. - " This could be your city" :D:D:D:D:D:D:D

Hey thanks Blurymind.

Hi Rose. Wow you are too kind. Thank you so much.

sandyg
11-14-2009, 01:40 PM
Gotta love the Dragon, beautiful fantasy scene Belvrog. Well done.
Sandyg.

Belvrog
12-12-2009, 10:42 AM
Hey thanks Sandy. Glad you like it.

mannafig
12-12-2009, 11:24 AM
A stunning picture I just love it wonderful work:):)

Belvrog
12-12-2009, 11:55 AM
Thank you Amanda!!!

Rowena
12-12-2009, 08:40 PM
Awesome work Belvrog!
I like the added contrast in the first version but both are great :D

Belvrog
12-13-2009, 11:48 PM
Thank you Rowena !!! :)

Caicedo
12-15-2009, 03:31 PM
It is really impressive....almost like itīs coming out of the screen.

Great color combinations and textures.

Congrats

Julio Caicedo

Belvrog
12-24-2009, 02:43 AM
Hey thank you Julio and Matthew for your nice comments. Glad you like it. Merry Christmas !!!

krtt
02-18-2010, 12:05 AM
Very impressive!!!!! :eek:
Really nice work.

Belvrog
02-24-2010, 06:46 AM
Hey thank you krtt and welcome to the forum. :)

ENCHANTER
02-24-2010, 12:20 PM
wow wow wow, i love this, the painterly background, the spiraling clouds and mountains...and ur dragon design( i see we both have an affinity for these creatures ):D

Belvrog
03-01-2010, 05:09 AM
wow wow wow, i love this, the painterly background, the spiraling clouds and mountains...and ur dragon design( i see we both have an affinity for these creatures ):D

We certainly have. :D Thanks for your nice comment mate. :)