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King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Wed 10, 2018 8:55 am

Hello everyone..... so the first WIP for the year !

So I started with my base outline...not really too many images to go with..so found this b/w image and have used this as my initial base.


After composite render...not sure how this is going to pan out...but let's see..


What it could possibly look like on a cover..not really happy with the current original TT...so im gonna work on that later...but here's just a preview
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what do you guys think  :-?
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby topmeasure » Jan Wed 10, 2018 11:01 am

Great start Jam.
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Wed 10, 2018 2:17 pm

Maybe make him a little smaller and move the title to the top behind his head :)
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby stampe » Jan Wed 10, 2018 2:36 pm

Good start buddy :)

- charlie looks squashed to me in the preview pic.
- i think the blue on the sword doesn't look right.

my 02 for now. keep at it :D
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby chouette » Jan Wed 10, 2018 5:37 pm

Nice start Jam! I loved it before I saw the comments, lol
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Thu 11, 2018 9:29 am

Thank you everyone !!
ctaulbee wrote:Maybe make him a little smaller and move the title to the top behind his head :)

CT - point noted..

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stampe wrote:Good start buddy :)
- charlie looks squashed to me in the preview pic.
- i think the blue on the sword doesn't look right.
my 02 for now. keep at it :D


Yup, sorry was a bit over zealous to get it out.....

Anyway... so a bit of tweaking here and there.... and a new update


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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby Arkflip » Jan Thu 11, 2018 9:48 am

Good start so far! Is there any reason to have him not centered?

I also think you need to rework the title, that texture mixed with the background doesn't work imo. If you're planning to keep the background color, then you should consider having a lighter or darker title. You can also increase the b/g saturation and then a lighter title will work better.

Also, keep in mind that Charlie's image is too dark when compared with the b/g. Perhaps you could work the skin tones and the clothes, adding a white layer with low opacity above the image? This or, like I said before, dark a bit more the b/g.

One more thing related with the light. The b/g is foggy but then you have Charlie's image with a few light flares on his clothes. Don't forget to work that.

Please don't be offended with my post, I'm just trying to help giving you my 2 cents on your topic.
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Thu 11, 2018 9:53 am

thanks Arkflip! Not at all, please more inputs the better.
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby ctaulbee » Jan Thu 11, 2018 1:14 pm

I agree with Ark, the title is better at the top though :D
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby sauron » Jan Thu 11, 2018 1:29 pm

I like it but before I read Arkflips comments I was going to say that Charlie is very dark compared to the background, this is what is making the composite not look right at the moment I think, try lowering the opacity of Charlie between 90-100 this will bring in some colours from the background to try and blend him in a bit more.
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby chefjoe » Jan Thu 11, 2018 8:01 pm

Looks like a fine start my friend, although Charlie seem somewhat desaturated compared to the backround, bit that could well be my mmonitor versus yors, great start!...
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby wysmommy » Jan Fri 12, 2018 8:51 am

I don't have anything to add that hasn't already been mentioned, sorry. I do think you are off to a great start.  :)
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Fri 26, 2018 1:37 am

Thanks everyone !! SO been working on this in the background..
changed things around.... new update version... lets hear your thoughts

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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby VincentLupo » Jan Fri 26, 2018 3:04 am

Like the new update. I do find that the title blends in a bit too much in a few areas.
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby alienmem » Jan Fri 26, 2018 7:09 am

Looks fine to me
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby wysmommy » Jan Fri 26, 2018 8:11 am

I love the update.  <3
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby bankska22 » Jan Fri 26, 2018 10:53 am

Good start!!!
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby chouette » Jan Fri 26, 2018 2:27 pm

I like the new updates better. I tend to agree with Vince, but keep at it. You're on to a really good start (or somewhat re-start really, lol)!
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby sauron » Jan Fri 26, 2018 2:32 pm

Looking good, I do still think Charlie is a bit too dark though.

How about moving Charlie up (if you can) and then have the title over the top of him as the title is a bit hard to read at the moment.
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby chefjoe » Jan Fri 26, 2018 5:41 pm

Loving the update....
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Mon 29, 2018 10:10 am

so a bit of an update....
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby topmeasure » Jan Mon 29, 2018 10:42 am

I liked the original spine a lot better. ;)
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Mon 29, 2018 11:32 am

topmeasure wrote:I liked the original spine a lot better. ;)

I would have to agree  ;) . trying things out  :roll
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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby jamshedt » Jan Mon 29, 2018 1:12 pm

so changed things around.... playing with the text placements at the moment..

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Re: King Arthur - legend of the Sword

Postby chouette » Jan Mon 29, 2018 6:44 pm

So you don't want to give us back the original spine huh? lol - I like the back so far! <3
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