Refined the background to not be quite so complex.
Things are difficult to read currently, especially with "The Veil" but thats due to my planning to layer the inks to have the veil parts be more translucent.
Will be a difficult effect to pull off in my style but should look pretty cool when its complete. ^_ ^
The refined pencils for the piece.
I ended up deciding that this background was a tad too complex and decided to "simplify" it a tad. :p
Sorry for not posting more, Been knocking out a complex commission for Doomy.
Their characters of his own creation but they find their home within the world of Crimson Dames.
I'll post more about them when I got a better understanding of their backgrounds. :p
The approach I was experimenting on for for the line art hurt the line weight here, and didn't really save me any time :\
Imma have to go back to the regular way of doing things. :\
This design tho would probably best be served by being rendered with some wire work and rod puppetry.
Sketch Reward for Ludwig Eldric!!!
Experimented with putting a blend layer with some alternative colors. Hows it feel?
I think it gives a tad more of a finished quality to it. Though maybe its distracting?