Bluesrat's avatar

Don't Get Et colored

11 8 717 (1 Today)
By Bluesrat   |   Watch
Published: June 17, 2009
© 2009 - 2019 Bluesrat
And he's colored!

Gave me fits. It was going great, then suddenly it wasn't, and I got hung up because it felt like the color scheme was *almost* right but something was out of place, so I spent a while tinkering with it to try to figure out what. Finally I put a purple tint to the shading, and it seemed to like that (like I said, this picture has a mind of its own).

I still don't know if this is actually what it "ought" to look like. But for now, I'm finished. I'll start tearing my hair out if I keep messing with it.

Edit: Okay, so not *completely* finished. No one liked the background, which--yes, I'll admit it was lame. And I wasn't happy with the way the black lines looked, so when madmousemedia suggested I turn them a different color, I couldn't resist.

Both excellent suggestions, and thanks to everyone who made them!
Image size
1200x1200px 816.85 KB
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Sign In
Murasaki99's avatar
Murasaki99Student Traditional Artist
Heh-heh-heh, I love the title, it goes with the pose so perfectly. I think the toothy creature is going to have a bit of a bellyache soon. I like this version with the dark background - it makes the magical fire pop out nicely. Really well done!
Bluesrat's avatar
Yes, it came with the title, along with everything else. You can tell, because the title doesn't suck! :D

I swear, I've never drawn anything that was so...opinionated!

Thanks for the compliments!
Murasaki99's avatar
Murasaki99Student Traditional Artist
You're welcome! Keep on with opinionated art! :D
tearra's avatar
Oh, this change makes it *pop* all the more! GREAT job!
mutequacky's avatar
mutequackyHobbyist Digital Artist
That would really suck if he fell in though.
Bluesrat's avatar
*laugh* It surely would!
Jagash's avatar
JagashHobbyist Digital Artist
That fire is beautifully done, thank you.
anonymous's avatar
Join the community to add your comment. Already a deviant? Sign In