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Damian Torn World
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Published: March 8, 2012
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This is a recent concept piece I did for Torn World - [link]

It's great to draw some men now and again or as I like to refer to them: "man-flesh". =p

Photoshop CS4 + Cintique Wacom Tablet
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Duck-Bot|Hobbyist Digital Artist
He looks incredible, man, especially the confidence I feel from his body language and expression. I am writing a story and I felt chills looking at your ranger, as he has the likeness of the father-figure of one of my heroines. Would it be okay if I used this character's likeness for him? Of course, credit would be given.
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nsohio44890|Hobbyist Photographer
awesome I could always use some help and inspiration check me out here [link]
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Nashidaran|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sweet! Love the detail; even his skin looks rugged. Very practical armour, too.

The only criticism I have is the fingers: he's got no grip: it looks like he's holding the khukris with his fingers almost flat, sort of like how how might carry a piece of paper.

Regarding the grip of one's hand on a weapon, here's some Miyamoto Musashi for you:
". . . the thumb and forefinger grip lightly, the middle finger grips neither tightly nor loosely, while the fourth and little fingers grip tightly. There should be no slackness in the hand."

He counted the thumb as a finger, so that's ring finger and pinky/little finger, respectively.

Cheers!
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theandro|Professional Traditional Artist
amazing sharpness
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Vasilis-Kun's avatar
remember me Benjen Stark from the series Game of Thrones!
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ZombieSandwich|Professional Digital Artist
MAN - FLESH!! ;D
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BATTLEFAIRIES's avatar
Not easy to render all black clothing! Well done - allow me to favourite this...!
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Alyizel's avatar
Makes me think about !lani Tupu as Crais in Farscape... XD
/OUT/ ...
Don't pay attention to me -.-

Anyway, I love it!
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Forsaken8|Hobbyist General Artist
awesome, looks like someone out of the 'Nights Watch'.
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DeepDark00-0|Hobbyist Photographer
I want me a pair of those boots :nod:
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He looks so real.
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Naay-Atsuara|Hobbyist Digital Artist
The clothes are amazing! The whole piece is amazing!
Great work!
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Galadnilien's avatar
Lol, man-flesh. *pulls invisible knife from leg and licks it like an uruk-hai*
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lithriel|Professional Digital Artist
*Gasps!* A Gal sighting... Quick grab the camera and snap a picture as evidence! *Throws a rabit*
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*Throws rabbit back* The subject of taters came up last night at dinner and no one remembered the Tater Stew song. I made a comment that Lith would know... boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew
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"Man-flesh" xDDDD
Nice work ;)
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merely-A|Professional Digital Artist
This looks awesome. I love his clothing and facial hair. Mm. Rugged.
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LasciviousSav|Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's precipitating males! Rejoice! :heart:

Excellent concept.
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