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Fall of Midnight by ZeitgeistDragon Fall of Midnight by ZeitgeistDragon
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I've been needing to practice seriously, some perspective art, so i planned this one out carefully. But god knows it still has some flaws, so any tips would be appreciated. I am familiar with foreshortening, but the thing i have most trouble with, is getting everything proportionate...in perspective.

Now as for coloring and shading, iv'e been getting a lot better at that too. This piece is mostly crayola color pencil, but the shaded areas on the dragon were enhanced with ball point pens and the highlighted areas...I touched up with white gel pen.(sigh) The original is still more vivid than this, but this will have to do. All and all, i'm pretty happy with this piece.
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Critique by Ryuu-Heartdragon Jul 19, 2012, 8:05:30 AM
I fall in love with pretty much any dragon I find, so it's harder than usual for me to decide which ones to "favorite" as well as critique. But you asked for a bit of help with perspective, and I'm no expert on that subject, but allow me to try.

The way you've pointed his wings makes him look like he's trying to stop, which is perfectly fine if that was the intent. However, I think I would face the wings just a bit more back, to show the top of the wing instead of the underside, to make him look more like he's diving.

He's one of the prettiest dragon's I've come across. I love the color choice andthe design of the horns. Very well done!
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dragonkiss114 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the colors you used.
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earthwar-jim Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
pretty cool
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Buhaaghule Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
O_O I love how you colored this.
And the composition in general.
<3
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JackJack71 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012  Student Artist
awesome! beautiful night colors FTW! :3
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ZeitgeistDragon Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you.:)
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Gamerdragon1992 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student
Fantastic^^
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CrimsonArk Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very elegant!
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ZeitgeistDragon Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012   Traditional Artist
Thank you!:)
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CrimsonArk Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome. C:
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silver-moonwolf Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2012  Student General Artist
That is really great perspective dude!!! ^^ <333
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