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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #600 on: June 25, 2012, 03:33:09 PM »
This is great, Lith. I was hoping someone would color Chich. Sweet Alison looks dead on and I like that you kept them white. I think it keeps her simple, which works with her design and her character.

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #601 on: June 25, 2012, 03:51:30 PM »
So cute! I love that light peridot green you used, it really suits her.

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #602 on: June 25, 2012, 04:07:13 PM »
Nice stuff, Lith!
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« Reply #603 on: June 25, 2012, 04:09:39 PM »
Looks really good !

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #604 on: June 25, 2012, 04:36:44 PM »
Thanks guys!   :serpico:

Here's a little one from 339.  Not too big so I guess I'll just inline it full size.  The flowers reminded me of Sweet Alison, which comes in a ton of colors but most usually white as a wildflower so that's what I went with here.
http://www.guenther-blaich.de/pflseite.php?par=Lobularia+maritima
Very nice, Lith. What a cutie she is  :casca:

 I think I'll add that for her character entry in the Encyclopedia, as long as you're okay with it. Thanks so much for looking up the genus of the flower! I was curious myself, but never took the time to look it up.
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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #605 on: June 25, 2012, 04:44:10 PM »
Very nice one, Lith. I think puella's going to use it as her avatar, if that's Ok with you. :void:

peridot green

Man, I think it's been about 15 years since I last saw that word. :ganishka:

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #606 on: June 25, 2012, 06:00:29 PM »
Bravo Lith, very well done!!  :ubik:

Though rather than being completely green, from seeing her the first time I kinda imagined Chich's hair being blonde (especially around the roots), fading into green the further away it goes. But great work nevertheless  :guts:
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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #607 on: June 25, 2012, 09:19:35 PM »
Thanks for the compliments folks!   :carcus:  
Rodrigo, I like that idea!  Gave it a shot, think it does look nice.



As for use in avatar/encyclopedia, of course, please do.   :slan:

And cause I am OCD, here's a link to one with the blonde hair but with the same dark background as the first one since I can't decide which I like better.  http://img196.imageshack.us/img196/2716/berserkch329p033b.jpg
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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #608 on: June 26, 2012, 12:41:30 AM »
WAAAHHHHH poor li'l thing! Very lively color there, Lith. Nice and springy. I like the little bit of blonde in there. Reminds me of blades of grass.

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« Reply #609 on: June 26, 2012, 02:14:52 AM »
Thanks for the compliments folks!   :carcus:  
Rodrigo, I like that idea!  Gave it a shot, think it does look nice.




Ah yes, indeed it does. Even better now, actually  ;D

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #610 on: October 04, 2013, 08:20:54 PM »
Man it's been a while!  I've been puttering a little bit.  Right now I'm working on a few colors inspired by the TCG.  I've got Grunbeld almost finished, but just since I haven't posted anything in yonks, here, have this Lisa Frank abomination that is Amethyst Grunbeld  :troll:



Oh, and I remember someone figured out exactly what flower Chich is, but I can't seem to find the post now - does anyone remember or have a link?
« Last Edit: October 07, 2014, 02:49:07 PM by Lithrael »

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #611 on: October 05, 2013, 02:59:20 AM »
Only a true badass can pull off Trapper Keeper Lisa Frank's Hot Pink.  :daiba:

As for the flower, Aaz correctly identified it after Volume 37 spelled it out in the liner notes: http://www.skullknight.net/forum/index.php?topic=13547.msg220631#msg220631

"And it turns out it's a "Shepherd's purse" (薺), the formal name of which is Capsella bursa-pastoris. "
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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #612 on: October 05, 2013, 03:09:23 AM »
Ah great!  Thank you Walter.   :serpico:

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #613 on: October 05, 2013, 07:05:59 PM »
Wow, very cool as usual, Lith! The Lisa Frank reference went right over my head for a minute there, and then I realized that I had a bunch of folders with her designs... Simpler times. :ganishka: For the record, I'm down with a purple Grunbeld. :troll:

Anyway, it's always great to see new work from you!

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #614 on: October 07, 2013, 02:32:53 PM »
Thanks Grail! 

Arright, Grunbeld's finally done!



foooomsh  *huge blazing fire noises*
« Last Edit: October 07, 2014, 02:50:56 PM by Lithrael »

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #615 on: October 07, 2013, 05:06:27 PM »
Very nice!

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #616 on: October 07, 2013, 08:30:41 PM »
Lith you magnificent maniac, these are so cool! I love Amethyst Grunbeld.

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« Reply #617 on: October 11, 2013, 05:11:53 PM »
Gorgeous, as always.

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #618 on: October 07, 2014, 03:17:58 PM »
ONE YEAR LATER!!!   Thanks you guys.  <3

OK, my gallery died again a little while ago when the raid array it was on violently exploded, but I've just got it mostly working again (lithrael.com/ig) AND uploaded a couple new colors!

First I revised an old color of Grunbeld's group of great big apostles stomping on burnt Ganishka gore flower monsters:



And here's a new one, the Merrows rescuing Guts.  I ended up with two versions and I can't seem to decide which I like better.

« Last Edit: October 07, 2014, 04:05:13 PM by Lithrael »

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #619 on: October 07, 2014, 05:13:47 PM »
Those look great. Can't decide either for the merrows, I like both treatments. Not much help, I know. :iva:

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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #620 on: October 08, 2014, 01:55:59 PM »
Love the colors for Grunbeld's group, Miura's attention to detail is fantastic. I like the right merrow colors because it's warmer/ less crisp looking ... maybe accounting for sea water around the Sea God not being as clear.
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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #621 on: October 08, 2014, 02:38:58 PM »
Wow! That Grunbeld piece is striking. The color tone is what does it. You picked the darkest, most fiery colors across that full spectrum.

Similar to Aaz, I don't have a preference on the merrow coloring. There are aspects I like of each iteration. The darker the better though, I think. Given the light source in that scene.
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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #622 on: October 08, 2014, 04:02:32 PM »
Thanks guys!  Yeah, I had a lot of fun digging back into Grunbeld.  It's a really dense scene and I was so happy when it started looking like I imagined it sounding.  The glowing embers really made it pop.

You guys are right about the darker one being in better continuity with the story and tone.  I think I like the lighter one better on its own, but it's more sort of the Weeki Wachee Springs version. 


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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #623 on: October 08, 2014, 06:30:51 PM »

Great job    Lithrael , the Grunbeld and Co. coloring is already my wallpaper. :)
I really like how the fire stirs up ! The shading is perfect !

As for the Mermaid one , the darker version is in my opinion more fitting for the scene.




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Re: Lith's colors & tutorials
« Reply #624 on: October 11, 2014, 08:17:09 PM »
Lith, you gotta rename this thread "McDonalds," cause I'm loving it. :carcus: I actually hadn't thought much about the merrows' possible hair colors or how their bodies transitions from one half to the other. I like your approach in both cases!