Loyalist Portrait Series

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Re: Loyalist Portrait Series

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Glass Pearl Player wrote:
catwhowalksbyhimself wrote:Besides that, why would he be holding a big, heaving lance when he's talking not fighting? He's likely got it stashed somewhere, but there's no reason why he HAS to be holding it. It actually makes more sense that way it's originally drawn.
Maybe he is receiving last orders right before the attack? Reporting back from battle or scouting? It is his one and only weapon and his raison d'etre, why would he not have it at hand? Soldiers do a lot of talking while holding their weapon. Also, he does not necessarily support the weight of the lance with his hand, its rear end might actually rest in some kind of lance stirrup, or it is tied to the saddle.
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I said enough. Listen next time.

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I'll have my say on this, if you allow.

There was a lance planned at some point. There really was. However, the cropping limits lead me to a choice between either a grip that would have seemed uneasy, or a posture unsuited for dialog. There wasn't a clear solution, so I delayed and went on with the rest of the portrait. By the time I was done, the portrait looked just as fine without a lance.

So now here it is without a lance and I'm happy with it, so it's not getting one. Period.
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Committed the Grand Knight alternate portrait and Lancer. Congratulations, LordBob, on a job outstandingly well done. I'll put this thread to bed in Art Dev for easier archiving and less chance of needless noise attachment, as you suggest.
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The Pikeman is wearing plate armour,while his portrait is uses a leather armour.
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The art is all done, and the art does not have to match the sprite, there is leeway in the designs.

To an art dev/mod/etc: you should probably move this to the Art Dev thread to make sure to limit additional comments. (btw GJ LordBob on completion)
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Damn, knew i forgot something.
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