Dragon and Gryphon (color)

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Alon Rand

This is the final product which I got professionally printed and framed for My Love, Arren, as a Christmas present this past year. Its based on a hand-drawn picture, scanned into the computer and then used as a base for the digital painting. I painted it in Corel Painter, using my incredibly crappy tablet (I want a Wacom!). I'm very pleased with the result, especially considering its my first digital painting. I intend to make more in the future, though probably not until I get a decent tablet. I am deeply in debt to Ursula Vernon's tutorial in the FARP on digital painting. I had it open for reference in the background throughout the creation of this painting. Also, many thanks to Cara Jane Mitten, several of whose gryphon pictures I used as references to help me design the one in here. *Edit* figured out the problem on the colors. Also explains why I had so much trouble getting this thing uploaded in the first place. I still had it saved in CMYK color format, which can't be read by most browsers at all, although my browser can read them. However, the process of converting the CMYK to RGB messed with the colors on-screen for me, thus why it looked funny. Resaved and all better now.


Published More than a year ago

Category Fantasy



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