“Fades are Trolloc spawn, throwbacks almost to the human stock the Dreadlords used to make the Trollocs. Almost. But if the human strain is made stronger, so is the taint that twists the Trollocs. Halfmen have powers of a kind, the sort that stem from the Dark One.” —Lan Mandragoran
Copyright Robert Jordan, aka The Man. BAMF. Love the Wheel of Time series.
Photoshop and Wacom, around 7 hours.
Mostly, this was a practice in new techniques. Scratchin’ up armor, black matte armor, dual light sources in a dark environment. Badass swords, etc.
Yes, he is eyeless. Read the series and you won’t be confused
WIP! Get it!? anyway…
Here is a personal piece I’ve been working on. Most of the lines are done (except for Lan) but they’ll be painted over anyway.
Back to client work for a while!
So, I’m working on something pretty big with the Wheel of Time characters. Here are the lines for Mat, one of my most favorite characters. He needs more ‘face time’ in the Great Hunt, but I’m only halfway through so maybe he’ll get it.
My entry for the deviantArt contest! I had way too much fun painting dirt and grime.
I’ve come to realize that when I’m stuck on a project, I tend to resort to painting characters I know well, specifically Wheel of Time characters. Here’s yet another piece featuring one of our favorite ta’veren, Rand.
Here you can see the sort of process I’ve been using to paint a character. This one was a lot of fun and I feel like I made a lot of progress. It’s my first real background too, so that was cool.
al’Lan Mandragoran, Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan