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LotR speedpaints by evelmiina LotR speedpaints by evelmiina
Referenced from screenshots.

Speedpaint, fair enough, if Sam's head and Legolas's face wouldn't have been so frustratingly difficult to get right they at least doubled the time I spent on these :D

I'm sorry if they're kind of boring, I just personally like to test my skills like this, it feels like I always learn something new.
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:iconhyamei:
lovely speedpaints! they're so readable and refined that they actually looked like finished pieces to me. you captured the mood and the colors quite well in each (I especially love the one with frodo and sam) and love how the farther view has much abstract shapes. as for the faces I think you drew them spot on!

as for critique there's nothing really particular that bothers me, I think speedpaints are naturally "messy" and loose as long as it gets the idea across. but maybe you could add something atmospheric depth around the mountains in the bottom pic? something like this [link] other than that I'm fine. (sorry if I'm not much help! :( )

it's good you're trying out and testing you skills. I think you're doing great! <3
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Zzombieluv Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Typically i feel that copying screen shots can be too literal but it seems like you have a nice, fresh interpretation here! I enjoy the way you broke up the brush strokes.
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evelmiina Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2013  Professional
Thanks! Glad to hear there's still something interesting going on, despite being heavily referenced.
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Igneusdegar Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I like the nazgul!
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Kvasii Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013
Ooh these are great! i love screenshot speedpaints, you could do hundreds more and I'd be here to appreciate them mmmmhm.
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aggielexi Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh jeez, these are really awesome, like especially legolas like man oh man. And I like sams hair, its very shiny and bright.
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atarashii-kashi Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
I truly love all of them but that second one is so good. You seriously nailed that likeness of Frodo.
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ZEBES Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist
The way you solved those city shapes... genius! <3

Great, great quality overall, too.
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evelmiina Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013  Professional
aaa thank you! My perspectives are so awkward, better just go for abstract :D although, square selection and polygonal lasso are awesome tools, so that too.
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3rdclover Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Love the approach. Especialy the first one.


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kabomaru Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013
mä aina oon ihmetelly sitä miten speedpaint eroo normaalista kuvasta johon on käytetty aikaa. Ku jotkut speedpaintit näyttää siltä että niihin ois käytettynä verrattaen paljon aikaa ja vaivaa
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