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Sketch 002 by memod Sketch 002 by memod
Time for some new work. This is a fairly recent drawing that I did. The foreground is actually based on a photo which I took in the beautiful town of Quedlinburg, where you have tons of old buildings like that. But from the mid-ground on I made it up to create a more interesting composition.
The piece was done with ink pens and markers, and then toned digitally.
Hope you guys enjoy, critiques are welcome as usual!


Daniel :heart:
www.dancakes.com
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Wow, new work! It's been a while.

I have to tell you, I like your traditional medium artwork almost more than I like your digital art, and that's saying something because I really like everything you've done so far. You have a great talent for shading and textures, which make this image work. There's a chance that if you hadn't done the shadow from the house on the left well, it would have looked a little awkward, but the shading is done perfectly.

The gate in the background is very well done, especially the addition of the half-lowered metal grate. I also particularly like the way that the buildings at the edge aren't quite finished, which just adds to the aesthetic of the piece.

On the whole, there's nothing I can think of that I'd like to see changed here. This is just altogether a wonderful drawing. Well done!
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:iconjaninesmith54:
janinesmith54 Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the perspective and scene that you have chosen. Great work.
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celexana Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice work !
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:iconmemod:
memod Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Professional
Thank you, I'm glad you like it :aww:
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:iconcelexana:
celexana Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome. =)
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AngelsAthena Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
Reminds me of an old German village. I like it!
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:iconmemod:
memod Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2010  Professional
Well, it...is :D As I wrote in the description, the forground is based on a photo which I took in Quedlinburg, a beautiful medieval German town...from miground onwards it is made up, but obviously in a way that fits the style of architecture :D
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AngelsAthena Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
That's cool, I love it.
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AndersrednA Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Cool! looks like one of those in game loading screens! :D
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memod Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2010  Professional
Hehe yeah I guess for some games that could fit as a theme :nod:
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ZuluSplitter Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2010
GEEEIIILLLLL, mensch und gerade aus Quedlinburg :D
Da komm ich her xD
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