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Jill Johansen

"Kentauroi - Jˇarr" by Jill Johansen

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A character design sketch for Kentauroi that got out of control.... was just going to be a quick sketch to make sure I remembered what I wanted the markings to look like. Next thing I knew, it was all shaded and stuff.  so yeah,t here are a couple problems with the anatomy, since I wasn't using any reference or anything, just a doodle that ended up becoming more.


This is Brom's cousin, a minor character who was only going to appear for a few pages, but his part has since snowballed a bit. :p He's a brown/white splash overo pinto, he's got one blue eye one brown. I figure the white masking that goes on with pintos could spread to the human bits too. no reason other than i think it looks cool with the white streak in his hair and it was a  way to get an odd-eyed character.

28 Sep 2008:-) Jeanette marie neff
this is really nice, i like the way you did his muscles (not to big) makes him look like he has a solid stance.
24 Dec 200845 Coppermare
very nice!!! i really like this piece. centaurs should have the lower half of their body different in these ways, shorter, (tall and long ways) the hooves should be bigger, and the tail has to match somewhat to the hair. very nice!! he looks convincing!!!

:-) Jill Johansen replies: "hm. guess you wont like my other centaur character, then, with a more ’racehorse’ type body. long legs, long body, small feet."
18 Apr 200945 Greenpeace
this is very nice!!!!!!1
25 Apr 2009:-) Chelsea L Pennelly
I’m so jealious. I want to draw a centaur, but I can’t draw a horse body.
2 Jun 201045 Anon.
Just a thought, but I think that with Centaurs that the "horse" color should be carried up the body, I find the color seperation in the mid-section a little awkward.

:-) Jill Johansen replies: "He actually *sorta* does, but I’m treating it as bare skin vs. fur in the waist line separation. There is no fur above the waist. But in this particular case, he does have pigment-less skin on his face and lower arms. He also has one blue eye, one brown, where the ’white’ passes over one eye, like happens with some horses with ’bald’ faces.

I do need to keep the skin relatively normal coloured though, for story purposes. They actually did start out as humans and elves who were magically transformed, so I’d like to keep their faces the same as before they changed. Though this guy was born this way. "
15 Nov 201245 Anon.
when was this image drawn?
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'Kentauroi - Jˇarr':
 • Created by: :-) Jill Johansen
 • Copyright: ©Jill Johansen. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Centaur, Character, Kentauroi, Pinto, Sketch
 • Categories: Man, Men, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Submitted: 2008-09-27 13:33:02
 • Views: 10759
 • Resolution: 749x1000

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