A Work in Progress: The Draconian firestone Clock



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orginal dorky sketch w/ gradient for start oc clock face

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changed canvas size, and more sketching. Another graidient to start the first dragon stone.

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start of ground... and here I'm messing around w/ fonts for the clock (only to totally change everything later)

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blocking in background landscape, and gradient for sky

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painting

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clouds

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rotating the clock graident to match new light source

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started to block in the shapes for the pillars and pedestal, I changed my mind about what I wanted the whole thing to look like at this phase (obviously)

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painted the start of the right pillar

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sketching waterfall and water

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adding color, copied left fire stone and placed it for the right firestone

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painted glow and smoke

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started to shade the pedestal

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vines on pedestal

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messing with fonts, changed the color of the clock sphere. (only to change my mind again later)

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shading the firestones, more painting in on the landscape

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landscape painting

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more painting, and I added a gradient to change the color of the sky.

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changed the color of the sphere AGAIN.

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vines

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vines shading and shadows, more work on sphere.

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sketched for other vines, and more painting

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I decided that the vines were too think, and looked like snakes, so I thinned them out

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more water falls, and painting in of sky/clouds

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more water falls painted

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vine work

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more waterfalls and stars painted

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more painting and created the moon phase spheres. All started as the same ball gradients, and then I made a selection and moved it to shade for the cresents, and just a straight selections for the 1/2's

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Brought them in smaller, and change blending mode, so they're more part of the clock

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top, top jewel, and gold. -graidents, layer styles, then collapsing and painting on top of that.

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dragon wings... for the dragon clock.

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underpart for dragon wings

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leaves

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under of dragon wings more

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adding in secondary colors for reflections of sky etc...

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painting plants (lower left)

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highlight, shading, blending etc... between this and the final

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Final result

Creation of The Draconian firestone Clock: Final Result

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avatar CorneliaMladenova

Great, detailed and above all very useful sbs!

(5 years and 1592 days ago)