ArtRage 5 Product PageArtRage Lite Product PageArtRage for iOS Product PageArtRage for Android Product PageArtRage  Android Oil Painter Free Product PageArtRage  Free Demos Page

Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: ~Astral Night~

  1. ~Astral Night~

    adadsazdsadsasdadsas
    Last edited by DebDeeDawn; 06-28-2017 at 09:34 AM.

  2. [I]...........no way to delete an accidental comment?
    Last edited by DebDeeDawn; 06-04-2015 at 12:48 PM.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Rome (Italy)
    Posts
    24,113
    This alien seems to have the skin camouflage and mirroring talent. The game is to spot her correctly on the rocky landscape, I guess ...
    Panta rei (everything flows)!

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    300
    Excellent work!

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Lynda.com author, Digital Tutors instructor
    Posts
    443
    Critique? What do you think about dropping the background ladies back a bit more or blend them into the background more. I keep wanting to have my eyes focus on the foreground figure first and foremost. As it is above I feel like I don't have a focal point. Or crop off an inch from the top. Maybe my eyes are being pulled upwards by the negative space. As lovely as it is.

    ArtRage4.5.9 MACPRO (El Capitan), Wacom Cintiq 13HD, iPad3, Note 4, Wacom Intous & Nomad Brush Compose.
    ArtRage Courses: Intro to AR, Materials in AR, Portraits in AR (http://tinyurl.com/j6cyvwx)



  6. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    300
    Quote Originally Posted by Victor Osaka View Post
    Critique? What do you think about dropping the background ladies back a bit more or blend them into the background more. I keep wanting to have my eyes focus on the foreground figure first and foremost. As it is above I feel like I don't have a focal point. Or crop off an inch from the top. Maybe my eyes are being pulled upwards by the negative space. As lovely as it is.
    Your eyes are being pulled upwards in the same direction as the journey of her "astral" body. The ride you experience might be the very one you stepped onto!

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    Lynda.com author, Digital Tutors instructor
    Posts
    443
    Quote Originally Posted by DarkOwnt View Post
    Your eyes are being pulled upwards in the same direction as the journey of her "astral" body. The ride you experience might be the very one you stepped onto!
    Very cool.

    ArtRage4.5.9 MACPRO (El Capitan), Wacom Cintiq 13HD, iPad3, Note 4, Wacom Intous & Nomad Brush Compose.
    ArtRage Courses: Intro to AR, Materials in AR, Portraits in AR (http://tinyurl.com/j6cyvwx)



  8. #8
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    300
    I have a few comments as a mere observer of the work... they may be wrong.

    The work is directed to "astral travel". A mystical journey from reality into the (fictional) supernatural. Notice how the progression is from the bottom to the top.. symbolic of mysticisms "ascent" from the base solid physical realm into the ideal ethereal mystical realm. This choice of direction in the 2D space mirrors the theme.

    Note also the physical realm being represented by the textured rock, it is the most solid of things, it has identity, it is inescapably what it is, material, and physical. Note that in the midfield we have clouds which reverberate with the texture of the rock, but here things are less solid, they are in motion, they are soft, they are untouchable, semi-transparent, ineffable. Finally the stars are beyond our reach, beyond our realm entirely.

    Observe her "body". On the rock she is textured to echo its solidity, its identity, a concreteness of its being. Her midfield body (dream? astral spirit?) is similar but now it is semi transparent, and the edge of her form is slightly distorted like a mirage or like reflections or refractions from water, she is becoming insubstantial, she is becoming unreal, mystical, astral.

    Her final form is more of the same, untouchable, unreal, not of this world.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •