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  • Title: Magpie Melody
  • Artist: Melem
  • Description: My computer is a real dinosaur; but, before I replace it there are a few pictures on it I'd like to finish, this is one of them. I liked the dynamic going on between the characters in this pic so I kicked it around for a while. Magpie's are common around my neighbourhood; they're vicious and opportunistic but they're very nice to look at - I hope that doesn't reflect badly on Ibis, I do have a sneaking suspicion there is a nasty side to him though. Ibis is an OC created by Sarah Stone.
  • Date: 03/16/2009
  • Tags: magpie melody ibis piano
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Comments (7 Comments)
  • VaughnTophat - 03/16/2009
  • be lighter than the rest of the art near the top, but then darker than anything else just a few (In drawing) inches from the top of the leg.
    That would fix my irk. But as I said it might be a stylistic choice
  • VaughnTophat - 03/16/2009
  • I've realized why I don't like the far limbs. The problem is it conflicts with my sense of shading. The far limbs are closer to the light source, so they should be lighter. But the problem is they're not casting their own shadow. As if the pants are in its self a light source. They should
  • VaughnTophat - 03/16/2009
  • The stark contrast between the detailing in the near and far limbs is irking. Other than that stylistic choice which conflict what I would have done, everything else is top notch.
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