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Jeroen Admiraal

"Dwarven mountainking" by Jeroen Admiraal

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A dwarf. Big moustache, big belly, big hammer, as we like to draw them. A little inspired by the conceptart of Blizzard Entertainment.

31 Mar 2004:-) Marie ŽdreamerŽ Chapa
awww, i love his face and toes! they are so...big and cute! great shading, and unique clothes! Congrats on Mod's Choice!

2 Jeroen Admiraal replies: "Thank you Mary."
31 Mar 2004:-) Krista L. Cagg
He's got such life in his eyes! Loving, welcoming, tender....yet...that hammer. heh Well done and congrats on MC!
27 Apr 200445 Anonymous
What a great drawling and the shading behind the clothes are excellent
31 May 2004:-) Bharath Haridas
Hey thanx for dropping by!! YEAh warcraft rocks..the cinematics in ww3 is always a source of inspiration! i Love this picture creative proportios..and the detailed wardrobe..KUDos..man me still craving to get the attention of a mod "he he"

1 Jeroen Admiraal replies: "Tnx dude! Yes I was very surprised when I got the mod."
26 Jun 200445 Xeek13
I LOVE the detail and shading on this one....The only problem I had with it is he only has FOUR toes on each foot! LOL

2 Jeroen Admiraal replies: "Hehe I thought that 4 big toes would fit better in the picture than 5 little ones."
26 Jun 2004:-)
Man.. I really Wish I could draw like that... Actually I wish I could draw more then stick figures.. But I guess thats why I'm a writer.. I like dwarves.. Dwarves are good.
7 Dec 200445 Michelle 'dragonmajik' Mayo
Everything is big about dwarves, everything except their height XD I love the costume for this Dwarf Mountainking, such marvelous textures! It gives him a personality apart from other dwarves I've seen. There are some things I think you could do to improve on this piece regarding the values used to describe each part of the costume. As it stands, the clarity of the piece is achieved by outlining everything, and while effective, I don't think the values are as strong as they could be.

Try thinking of objects in terms of their base value - some things we see are naturally darker than others, like someone who has blonde hair versus someone who has very dark brown or black hair. In order to show the viewer that one person has light hair and the other has dark, we would usually adjust the values in the drawing accordingly, right? Now apply that concept to the whole drawing - the Dwarf's skin might be lighter than his sleeves, and his beard might be lighter than his skin, and the straps on his sandals and his belt might be the darkest parts of his ensemble. By giving the viewer more values, you can give the viewer a more accurate view of this character and give yourself a LOT of power over the composition and leading the viewer's eyes around the image - not that that's a problem with an isolated character drawing like this one, but it's something that can be applied throughout the whole of a picture 2

... hope that comes across as a recommendation and not a lecture... Sometimes I get a little carried away with art-speak XD

3 Jeroen Admiraal replies: "Another helpful tip! Thank you! Yes now I see what you're trying to say. I think that I was slowly working to this idea in my latest pictures, but I did not realised that I was actually trying to do what you just described. I will keep it in mind, thank you!"
25 Sep 200545 Line
Very impressive work here Admiraal, you've got a childish style, sort of, like a kind to the eye style if you know what I mean. very good. 2 You could live off of this! for sure!
1 Jul 2007:-) Jeroen ChristianCreature Vercruysse
Da vind ik iere ook nog ne zotte stijl dadae gebruikt .De mantel de hamer zotte dwerg .Hoewel dak daar nie ceht voor benne vinnek et een prachtig werkje een van uw beste vind ik zelf
9 Jan 2008:-) Thomas Anlauf
Another good one! That one looks funny.
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'Dwarven mountainking':
 • Created by: :-) Jeroen Admiraal
 • Copyright: ©Jeroen Admiraal. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Armour, Beard, Dwarf, Hammer, King, Pencil
 • Categories: Royalty, Kings, Princes, Princesses, etc, Dwarf, Dwarves
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Inspirations: Other Artist
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2004-03-30 10:27:59
 • Submitted: 2004-03-29 09:23:05
 • Views: 2565
 • Resolution: 654x703

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