Ember by Deane ()
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Just found some free time after a brief spell in the US, taking in the sights of the snowy and wintry East Coast. So, a belated start to 2011 with a brief fantasy render, before having to move back onto other work again.
My ongoing thanks to all who view and support my work despite the recent infrequency of posts.
Poser 6, Postwork in Photoshop
DAZ Victoria 4
Characters: DAZ/Maelwenn - Vanessa V4
Clothes: DAZ/Val3Dart - Arkangel
Hair: DAZ/Quarker - Sapphire Fox Hair
Props: Vikike176 - Nike's BG: After the Fall
DAZ/Toxic Angel/Ravnheart - Dragon Bridge
DAZ/Lisa Buckalew - Lisas Botanicals Tall Grass
DAZ/Danie and Marfono - DM Brenin Patio
DAZ/Arki - Shadowcaster (Scoya)
Brushes: Splatter brushes -
Image Comments (36)
A vivid work, with your usual keen attention to detail. The hair/lighting effect is quite compelling, the splatters add a dimension of believability so often lacking in fantasy-themed images. One can't help but wonder what sort of creature she's just tangled with that bleeds green. All-in-all, a very well-composed image. Oh, I do love the fact that you've provided a link to that splatter-brush tutorial, brushes and the freebie links... thank you, Deane!
very impressive lighting and shading, great hair, and a striking composition. the only thing that seems a bit out of place is her soft and somewhat unfocused expression. the sword and green blood are a nice touch, and i really like the fires in the background. all in all, a very well done image.