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Matthew
07-19-2005, 07:52 AM
Bwah ha ha!!!

Alright... Diclaimer right now... I DID NOT DRAW THIS PICTURE!!! I merely colored it. All the color is my own work. Here is a link to the original drawing:

http://www.nocturnalsoldier.org/Tealin/diary.jpg

and a link to the actual gallery (as per the request of the original artist):

http://www.nocturnalsoldier.org/Tealin/artindex.html

And here, is the coloring I did... I was trying a new technique that I have not done before... using bright, brilliant colors and dulling it down with layerstyles to add a dark, sinister feel to it... I removed all lines and merely soft shaded... and I quite like the outcome... what do ya'll think?

http://img264.imageshack.us/img264/83/ginny1ag.png

As you have guessed, it is Ginny Weasley writting in Tom Riddle's Diary.

I like the hair the best =P

Sorry if it appears dark to anyone... it looked better in my Photoshop... I guess the .png darkened it... meh... oh well =P That... or it is my browser.

Omis
07-19-2005, 08:14 AM
Thats awesome Matt. The hair is great :biggrin: The shading looks really well. And the shadows are perfect.

Doesn't look dark to me.

Thats an awesome recoloring.

Dragon Lover
07-19-2005, 03:02 PM
The shading is cool, the hair is perfect, the colours are nice. To me the nose spoils it :tongue: but then again it was Tealin who drew it... doesn't look dark to me...

~DL~

Ionem
07-21-2005, 05:12 AM
Looks really neat, but I'd say it needs to keep the outlines to clean it up.

Jack of Clovers
07-22-2005, 03:41 AM
wow, that's a difference from drawing to colored. :eek:

I think the background looks weird because it's mostly one color except for the shadow. maybe some different shadows....
and maybe the face is a little plain. a little darker on the right side because of shadow from the candle.

good experimenting. :wink:

~Jack~

Dragon Lover
07-22-2005, 08:15 AM
Yes, I wonder what is the background...? I know its the wall but still kind of makes it look techno :P

Are you going to do some more?


~DL~