Heir to the Throne: Portraits

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Shinobody » December 20th, 2011, 12:48 am

Off-Topic:

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Guest » December 20th, 2011, 1:26 am

Shinobody wrote:
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Yikes. That is not good.
shadowmaster wrote:As for the lack of helmets, I guess you could assume they just don’t wear them while talking. It’s not easy to convey emotions with a fully-covered face, after all.
Yeah, that's the other thing. It's hard to relate to just another faceless guy swinging a sword and talking in Batman voice. Not many games pull it off.

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by cachorrin » December 26th, 2011, 7:22 pm

I think that in the start Konrad would wear an elvish armor because... ¡Konrad lived with the elves! soon i will upload a sketch.

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Ceres » December 26th, 2011, 7:34 pm

There is already an elvish-like armored Konrad (the two lower pictures):
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Drakefriend » December 26th, 2011, 9:21 pm

Guest wrote:
shadowmaster wrote:As for the lack of helmets, I guess you could assume they just don’t wear them while talking. It’s not easy to convey emotions with a fully-covered face, after all.
Yeah, that's the other thing. It's hard to relate to just another faceless guy swinging a sword and talking in Batman voice. Not many games pull it off.
Why would you take your helmet of on battlefield, except for lack of a helmet, ritualistic reasons or suicide? (Although of course, who can talk over the battle field, regardless of the position of the partner?)
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by TheCripple » December 27th, 2011, 9:04 am

Drakefriend wrote:
Guest wrote:Yeah, that's the other thing. It's hard to relate to just another faceless guy swinging a sword and talking in Batman voice. Not many games pull it off.
Why would you take your helmet of on battlefield, except for lack of a helmet, ritualistic reasons or suicide? (Although of course, who can talk over the battle field, regardless of the position of the partner?)
Which seems to suggest that they are talking while not on the battlefield, and as such don't actually need to be wearing their helmets. It all fits together.

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Thrawn » December 27th, 2011, 5:07 pm

Can we please not a conversation that isn't directly related to the art presented in this thread. If we had wanted to present the heroes as helmeted, I'm sure Kitty would have. Please make a new thread for further discussion of this side topic.
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by kitty » May 13th, 2012, 5:57 pm

So... It has been some months but I still plan to finish this series! :D

I made some minor revisions on Konrad's and Lisar's Portraits and call all 14 of them finished. Next will be two versions of Delfador and a revision of my old Kalenz portrait.


Since I want to keep this efficient I'd appreciate it if a moderator could move this to the art development form - thanks!
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by orangebox » May 13th, 2012, 7:04 pm

There's a little inconsistency in the facial structure among all the portraits. In some, he has a longer chin, some shorter, some has chubby cheeks and some a little chiselled. Not considering the peppered bits of budding 'stache, nearly all of these portraits look as if depicting a different person.

Which makes me think that I personally prefer his 'Confused' facial characteristics more XD IMO, the rest aren't anywhere near 'handsome' or, well, 'princely-looking'. Iunno, might be me alone with the idea that a generic protagonist prince is a handsome prince. XD (I blame disney)

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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Crendgrim » May 13th, 2012, 8:14 pm

kitty wrote:Since I want to keep this efficient I'd appreciate it if a moderator could move this to the art development form - thanks!
Moved.
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by beetlenaut » May 13th, 2012, 9:58 pm

It may not be efficient, but somebody needs to say: Fantastic!
I love the little touches, particularly the fact that the scepter has a slightly different character depending on who is holding it. When you finish, I will definitely replay the campaign to enjoy the new artwork in place.
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by Sapient » May 14th, 2012, 4:29 am

Unfortunately one peanut gallery critique slipped in before it got moved here, but I'd just like to counter it by saying how I am fully supportive of kitty's decision to avoid extreme fantasy cliché appearance. These are very, very nice.
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by LordBob » May 14th, 2012, 8:45 am

it's great to have you back, Kitty ! And great to see these finished portraits ! Theyll definitely add a lot of character to the campaign.
Do I need to say that I'm impatient to see your take on Delfador ? :D
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Re: Heir to the Throne: Portraits

Post by kitty » May 20th, 2012, 4:59 pm

So, I started on Delfador...

I can't remeber if Delf had a staff with some kind of special story/appearance or if it should just be a general elder mage kind of staff – I left it blank for this reason just yet. Any input on this question?

Zookeper, we only talked about mentoring and mad versions of Delfador, do you really think we won't need an additional neutral one?
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