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Aureus by Canis-ferox Aureus by Canis-ferox
jkhsdf. Was supposed to just be a quick study in grayscale painting with some color thrown on afterwards. I don't really think it was successful at all as what I wanted it to be, but I turned it into a whole thing because otherwise I just wasted way too much time on this. x'D That glove probably doesn't look nearly enough like it has a skeleton-like metal hand under it. But then I wasn't really sure what that would look like (not sure enough to draw it anyway). I could name a lot of things I should have done differently.... definitely not looking for critique here, ha. I have mixed feelings on the outcome of this to be honest; there's something I like about it but then all the mistakes agh. Failed (?) experiments are worth sharing too though, right? : D
Either way, it was nice to draw Aureus again.
The background is completely just a blurred-out photo with some slight color modification. I did want to do a series of character images based on or including photos I've taken in various places for practice, so I guess this could count as a start?
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Red-IzaK Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks awesome!
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Canis-ferox Featured By Owner May 21, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you! ^^
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Songdog-StrayFang Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Student Writer
Aureus in a modern day big city. I think he'd last a good three minutes before getting hit by a car. How do street signals?
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Canis-ferox Featured By Owner May 13, 2014  Student General Artist
Haha oh gosh. Even if he managed to not get himself run over, he would be so completely lost. The picture I used for the background is from a smallish city, so I might give him... five minutes, maybe.
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KindCritc Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love that fear/anxiety look he has. Very nice.
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Canis-ferox Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks! His expressions are always fun to draw.
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Diretooth Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014
Aureus is a very interesting character, it would be cool to read some more adventures featuring him.
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Canis-ferox Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Student General Artist
Thank you, very glad to hear that~ ^^ Writing is a tricky thing (full stories especially), but maybe someday! I did really enjoy writing him.
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Diretooth Featured By Owner May 1, 2014
I know what you mean. I write by the seat of my pants, but it's making sure the stories are coherent and flows well is the trouble. I'm actually working to self-publish soon, if I can figure out how to do that.
Reading your stories, as well as stories made by other people, reminds me that there are a lot of people better than I am, and yet, somehow that inspires me to do the best I can.
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AstaraBriarart Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
way too cool!! :D
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