Shift the Ape

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Shift the Ape

Postby 7chronicles » Jun 30, 2012 8:03 pm

So I was trying to think of a character from the books that I haven't drawn yet, and I decided to draw Shift the Ape from The Last Battle.
The picture scanned sort of weird (I'm trying to find a better program to scan with) but I hope it still turned out ok. :)
Hope you guys like it! :)

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Re: Shift the Ape

Postby Meltintalle » Jul 02, 2012 6:58 pm

I really like your shading on the trees. But then, I love a well-drawn and gnarled tree no matter the context. ;)) The composition and color contrast in the whole piece are excellent :)
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Re: Shift the Ape

Postby Aslanisthebest » Jul 07, 2012 10:18 am

Oh my goodness. You have such skill! :O

The focal point of the piece, Shift, is really excellently drawn. He looks so real! I love the basket of thread by him and the detail you put into his actions.
The tree is a really fantastic background. The roots are really smoothly done, and the tree itself is really amazing.
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Re: Shift the Ape

Postby CSLewisNarnia » Jul 08, 2012 3:37 pm

Wow that looks great!! It's done so beautifully! You really captured the fur and the tree very well. The shading is marvelous! (Hey, it could totally be a book cover or something ;)) ) Bravo, for such excellent work!
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