This was a quick sketch/painting that I made as concept art for Tamriel Rebuilt and some related mod projects. Though there’s nothing really special about this scene (it’s pretty generic for fantasy wood elves), I used it to exercise my landscape techniques.
This one stretched my abilities. I had an image in my head of a dragonhawk rising out of the fire the like a bunch of orange-tinged smoke, and though it didn’t really turn out like that picture, I think it did…well, alright. Not only is the perspective strange on his beak, but the painting involved a lot of use of contrasts to show shadows and shininess better. If I were to redo him, I think I’d use more gray on his body so his wings and tail pop out more, and there’s a few lines in the inking and silhouette that I’d go over again.
But yes, this is once again Sky Darkener, Keelath’s dragonhawk. Rawr.
So first, I love that we’re getting some of the older world battlegrounds (BGs) back as epic battlegrounds. Continue reading “How to Improve Epic Battlegrounds”
Continue reading “A Meeting in the Legerdemain”
A slightly different take here, now. The next few posts to this plotline will be based on roleplay sessions held on both the official forums and an instant messaging program between myself and a few friends. Because there was no easy way to convert hundreds of lines of text into one narrative, I instead chose to preserve the forum-like format by sketching avatars for each character and roughly dividing the paragraphs between them. As this first part took up multiple posts on the official forums, I also broke it into several page breaks to make it easier on your scrolling buttons.
What do you think? Is this format easy on the eyes? Are there any tweaks you’d suggest to make it so? Please comment below, and in the meantime, enjoy!Author’s Note
When I get better at backgrounds, I’ll probably come back to this one and add something behind them. In the meantime, here is a painting of Keelath and his dragonhawk, Sky Darkener. It’s another hybrid, where the lines are done like I would a comic’s, and then the coloring is put in with a watercolor brush.
As always, you can click on the picture for a bigger image–and I hope you do! It’s better that way!
I can’t comprehend how some of these things passed testing because basic math…? But at any rate, we’re going to be constructive here, so here’s some ideas to correct the problems with crafting.
Background of This Article
Every so often I’ve been known to post suggestions for improved gameplay on the official World of Warcraft forums. While I have some downtime in light of the coronavirus epidemic (don’t worry, I’m more than safe where I’m at, just stuck at home for a while!), I decided to repost a few of these on my blog here. Continue reading “How to Improve Warcraft Crafting”
A bigger image can be obtained by clicking on the picture. Continue reading “Sky Darkener”
Today I wanted to paint a Rosen. So I did.
As always, you can click on the picture for a bigger image.
The 7th panel of this one is how it all started. Continue reading “The Many Minions of Keelath”