Belated Christmas artwork and an end-of-the-year comparison!

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Just finished some Christmas art and thought it would be fun to do a comparison. So I found a pic I did last December, show off how far I've come, feel good about myself for a few minutes before I notice all my recent mistakes and realize how far I still have to go. XD

Anyway, enjoy!

December 2013
December 2013
December 2014 You can see I got a little bored by the time I got around to rendering the cape and background. :P
December 2014 You can see I got a little bored by the time I got around to rendering the cape and background. :P

And though it may be a bit late, Merry Christmas, everyone!

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They are both really good!

Well done!

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#3  Edited By fiodestromus

Niiiiice,lol I am going to steal your style XD jkjk

I can really see the progression though,this really pushes me to try stuff like this

If you dont mind me asking, whats your strategy on color.Do you paint real life stuff first ?

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@battle_forum_junkie:

YaY more incredible art from you, it's always a pleasure checking it out.

You are very talented, keep up the good work =)

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@fiodestromus said:

Niiiiice,lol I am going to steal your style XD jkjk

I can really see the progression though,this really pushes me to try stuff like this

If you dont mind me asking, whats your strategy on color.Do you paint real life stuff first ?

Well, I don't think it's worth stealing just yet. :P

As for my strategy, I haven't really developed one yet. I just got back into digital painting, so I'm still trying out different approaches to my art. I do try to use reference images whenever possible, though. Not really copying from them, but using them to help me with proportion, lighting and whatnot.

And thanks for the feedback.

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These art look even better when you stare at it long enough.

I just love this artist showoff forums ^_^