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Africa Comic - Promotional Poster by ARVEN92 Africa Comic - Promotional Poster by ARVEN92

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FIIIIIINALLY I get to post this! :faint:

It's been done for AGES, and right when I finish it, BANG, DeviantART decides to glitch up and won't let me load ;_;

Did the same thing happen to you guys?
DA being off limits for the past three hours?

Oh well...

Anywho, here is a promotional poster for a new comic I'm planning to make :)


NO

, I ABSOLUTELY WON'T give up on Chakra.


NO

, this comic is NOT STARTING STRAIGHT AWAY, I still need to finish the plot first XD

But as you can see, wolves won't be the main characters anymore - A female leopard called Africa will.

The story will focus on Africa's lifestyle as a solitary leopard, her struggles with other predators and her rivarly with the male leopard Chui.

I hope you enjoy the comic, but meanwhile, enjoy this promotional poster^^
More will come soon! :)

Feel free to post critique on this piece. I particularly appreciate tips on anatomy, lighting and overall composition

Thank you!

Character and comic (c) :iconarven92:

Q:Arven! Arven! When is the comic going to start?
A: Please refer to my FAQ section, question 4-8.). Thank you!

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Okay. First of all, this caught my eye--which means your preview accomplished your goal. The font is skilfully combined with the image. The background doesn't detract at all from the focus. It is simple enough to not be distracting but detailed enough to fit.
As for the anatomy, this is pretty awesome. I always find drawing from angles like these pretty hard. However, you managed to draw her in a tricky position without it looking weird. In fact, it's very well done. Nice job on that!
Love the tail.
The lighting fits well. One tip for that--the shadows should be tinted. Not just grey. Usually, natural light creates blue or brown shadows. The highlights naturally would usually be light yellow, but the white works for the glare and the way you set up the light.
Honestly, I don't see how I can give you less than 5s though.
Can't wait to see what comes of this! Love your art!
-Riza
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You wanted a critique, and i shall give you one ^^

Vision: The overall picture is just gorgeous! The light and shading is marvelous and I see no flaws in that. I love the effect you give with making the perspective look as if you are a bug on the ground looking at your beautiful character! The mountains are gorgeous in the background and the fading looks great! The grass looks great, how it covers her paws and over distance makes it harder to see her front paws. I love the sun and the color and the deepening of it away from the sun and how you can just slightly see the rays of the sun. But one thing is, if it is possible for you to just blend the sky the tiniest bit then it would look like the rest of the poster ^^

Originality: I would say in this category, it is not as original as they come but in the perspective, it seems new :) I have seen many scenes where the perspective is from straight behind or up above the characters looking out towards a beautiful horizon, usually mountains.

Technique: Your technique is always spot on! I see nothing wrong in this category :)

Impact: Overall again, this piece is just marvelous! I always loved your art and you can only get closer to the height of your abilities, which has definitely shown! :heart:
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twins6292 Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013
your work is just beautiful.  i love your blends and colors.  awesome perspective too
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ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My, thank you so much! :D I'm happy you like it! :D
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twins6292 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2013

you're welcome ^^

I didn't get to read too much of the comic because I was in class and needed to get to work rofl, but what I read so far is really good and so beautiful.  keep up the great work

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ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hoho it's alright XD
I'm so happy you like it so far! thanks a lot again!
*And sorry for the late reply^^;*
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twins6292 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013
lol i'm not worried about late replies ^^
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ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks goodness^^
I'm really slow at replying ;_;
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twins6292 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013
XD no worries :)
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ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
^^
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SagwaX89 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
omg this is B.E.A.UTIFUL! I love the prospective...point of view...position..? whatever you know what I mean right? also I love the coloring, not just in this but with all your art. do you think you can give me a lesson on coloring:D? like a video on youtube or something? I really suck at it:[ anyways, love your art and stories!:)
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ARVEN92 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Whoa, thank you a lot! I'm very happy you like this picture!
And sure, I'll be happy to help^^

As for Youtube videos, you can find some speedpaints on my channel :D www.youtube.com/playlist?list=…
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