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Re: Ghosts!

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The claws are very drakish/wolverineish again - I'd seen the nightgaunt with more freddy kreuger claws. But eh, if it looks cool.
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Wow. That's an awesome pose (and not just the idea, but the fact that you managed so well with perspective too). :shock:
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mirion--the faceless mask was a direct desire of Jetrel...I doubt that will change. I do think it looks less substantial (not just in body) than the wraith image, but I like the impressive pose ^_^
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Yes, this I knew. However I thought it different from the sprite because of the size and shear...confusion.

I just don't think I would be more afraid of that than say, the shadow portrait. But my opinion doesn't matter much so it's all good.
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I'm not in love with the face myself, but since it was a specific design request from the lead art guy I doubt its going to change.

Minor quibbles aside, these are looking great!
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kitty wrote:And lines/flats for the Nightgaunt
to complet the mass of posts that actually show that we all enjoy your work: My 2 pence: I love it! You give the undead-faction a face, just as if its a cakewalk. But we all know it's not! A lot of artists have failed trying the undead before! Hurrray
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kitty wrote:And lines/flats for the Nightgaunt - I'm not as far as I planned for tonight, I'll have to make up for that tomorrow...
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uh.....just wow....and you apparently did that in just 1 day....it's really impressive :shock:
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kitty wrote:Yep, getting less and less corporeal. Plus more motion/wind this time.
Ah I see. Less weakling flesh. More ectoplasm.
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LOVE the dynamic pose! :D

Not as happy about the gauntlets interacting with the wolverine style claws. Shading will probably make them look less like they're running together though.
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D'oh, I had missed the Nightgaunt lines. I like it a lot, but still have a few nitpicks :
- The bits of steel / spikes (?) protubering from his front fist visually interact with the claws in a funny way, making the whole fist difficult to read.
- While the sleeves are simply perfect wind-wise, I think you overdid the front tail of his coat. It partly looks like a vertical drawing that has been rotated, instead of cloth caught in the wind. I think this is because the major lines are angled compared to those of the sleeves. Both sleeves and front ought to have the same direction for their leading lines.
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Woha - lots of comments! Thanks!
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oh yeah the green glow sure does the job
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This will surely give the undead a new creepy dimension in-game. Awesome. :D
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The knuckle on the closer hand gives the impression of a fourth claw. It's kinda confusing. Maybe if you get rid of the ridge in the middle it will remove that impression.
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Thank you for the advise Neoskel!

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