Hi there! I didn’t get to make a daily post today, but I recently saw Beyond the Mask, and decided to create some fan art for it. It took me pretty much the whole day to complete, and unfortunately, after exporting everything, I accidentally deleted the file with all the separate layers. 😦 Total bummer. I could probably edit the pic decently if I ever needed to, and I saved a couple different versions, but it still isn’t fun to have hours and hours of work flattened accidentally. So yeah… I have two versions here, you can click on either one of them to make them bigger. The one above is the original, and below is one for use as a desktop background. And yes, he doesn’t have a mouth, this is for a few reasons: I didn’t really know how to execute it without messing the pic up, it looks cool… to me and I’m too lazy to try.
As for the process, I made the orange, out-of-focus explosion-thing behind him by downloading an explosion pic and putting it in blender. In Blender, I used a defocus node with the heptagon type set (Which is the same kind they used in the movie, yes… I counted the corners of the unfocused light while in the theater. 🙂 ). Then I exported the result, put it in sketchbook and used a custom brush I made to make more, clear heptagons. That was the explosion. I’m not sure how long it took me to paint Will (The man), I tried keeping track, but between work and small breaks, I gave up. I like how most of it came out, the hat, his cloths (particularly the crease in the back of his right elbow, his blowing coat and the buttons). I know all the clothing isn’t completely accurate, I used miscellaneous pics from the site, and snapshots I took from the trailer. There are some parts of him I didn’t like after, but I can live with it. Iv’e only just started trying this style of art, so I’m sure there is some improvement to be made. But all in all, I like it.
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