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This is a recent commission I did for Longship Armoury LLC. The resolution is huge and I really pushed the details on this one.

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Nashidaran Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool. Love the expression on her face. Wonderful perspective.

She's got no grip. See my comment on one of your other works, "Damian Torn World" for how a sword should be gripped. The fingers also should not be too tight together, as the flesh spreads a little when gripping a handle with strength.

Also, based on the shadows, it appears as though her feet are almost in-line with one another; this is a no-no. Keep the toes pointed in the same direction, but move the right foot to the character's right by one shoulder-width.

Her's a diagram for a virtually identical karate stance:
Nashidaran Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, and keep the thumb directly above the index finger on the grip, but not on top of it. The second knuckles of the fingers should point as close to the same direction of of the leading sharp edge as possible.
daxusflashlight Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2013
ahhhhhhhhhhhhOh yes! yes is wonderfull :woohoo: is this made tablet wacom?
Bad--Wolf--Bay Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2012
Thank you for letting :iconfantasy-universe: feature your work!
Ellofayne Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yes, I love the armor!
AutumnEmbers Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very cool. =) Are they going to use this on their site?
GreyAreaRK1 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012
Great piece. Nice perspective.
cinemajack Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
Hell yeah! That is freaking awesome! The kind of girl Aonghus could go for! ;)
hobojoe2013 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Love it :). But her right foot may be a little too twisted?
ceruleanvii Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
The face looks great, and all the detail work is very well done. The problem, I think, is one of perspective. You have her upper torso leaning back, yet her feet are the same size, denoting her legs are on the same plane, which would indicate she is upright/and/or the camera is looking straight at her, rather than looking UP at her as the torso suggests. Hope that makes sense! And the rear leg should have the knee bent slightly toward us to enhance the aggressive stance. Tough pose! Figures in severe perspective a a real pain to get right, especially without a reference. Have you seen Genzoman's work here on DA - much more stylized, but great perspective action poses.

Nice work!
philippeL Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow, what an heavy sword :D Very nice job!
emilei24 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Just a quick crit, it looks superb except for that back leg- what you have drawn is a possible position physically, although with the sword it would be an uncomfortable one, and it looks awkward. That back leg should be facing the viewer much more... Also the sword isn't exactly right in perspective- as shown here it would be partially in the ground.
nitegrafix Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing job!
Wonderful detail to this.
Yuen1 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Hands are on a bit of a weird angle, and its kind of an awkward looking pose.

Details/torso/face are fantastic, though.
sketchy208 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012
awesome perspective!
MatesLaurentiu Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
This is beautiful and detail work but I have a big problem with her legs which seem disproportionate and twisted in an abnormal position.
Hydropalika Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:omfg: OMG, this is awesome!! :D Love the dynamic in her pose and the shading! Also the coloration fits perfect! :la:
Love it :deviation:
Purple1980 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2012
Amazing attention to detail! Beautiful work!
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