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The Grim Angel - Concept Sheet
Concept sheet for the Cubebrush  #ARTWAR challenge. "The Grim Angel - against all odds."
The brief was to pick either Fantasy OR Sci Fi as contest topic and create a champion.

As can you see, key elements ( gifts of darkness ) were created for the Grim angel. Each of them having meaning to a certain extent... or more so ... imagination.

Final artwork : nevs28.deviantart.com/art/Agai…


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Against all odds
My entry for the Cubebrush  #ARTWAR challenge. "The Grim Angel - against all odds."
The brief was to pick either Fantasy OR Sci Fi as contest topic and create a champion.

As always .. painting becomes a little personal ... 

I wanted to come up with something that we could all relate to in some way. 
The main highlight of this piece ... The Grim Angel ; she could be us in the real world, totally away from the crowd, trying to fight our own personal demons every single day. There are some of us who remain silent about it, while the rest of us confide in our friends and family.
The important is.... it's up to us to try and stay strong till the end... and eventually become our very own champion.

Technical info :
After a lot of experimentation .. i settled down for : 5165 x 5677 px
This gave me an option for a portrait crop as well, not worrying about revealing more of the artwork.

I used Photoshop CC 2015, mouse; Pen tool for blocking shapes, then hard / soft smudge brushes for fog, mist effects, specially to pull wispy shapes and thin strands.

Then, for the shading process, the "Adjustment layers" :- "CURVES" , "LEVELS" , "COLOR BALANCE" etc ... were used A LOT!! 

For the first time in this piece, i used "FIELD BLUR". This allowed me to blur certain areas and keep the rest in focus.

Many thanks to some of the participants who helped me out. Most importantly my friends, Dhiraj, Samar, Dnyanesh, Rohit, Hannah for helping me bring this together. >:love:<


Concept sheet : nevs28.deviantart.com/art/The-…


 - - A NEW 4k version has been updated here, also check artwork progression : forums.cubebrush.co/t/art-war-… - - 

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gigi50 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
GiGi!! thank you so much!!!! 
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Lilyas Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Professional General Artist
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you so much Lily!!!!!! ^_^
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Lilyas Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
Welcome!
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roelifant Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017
Happy birthday! :D
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey ROel! thank you so much!! ^__^
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Unreal-Forever Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a million David!!!!!!
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Happy birthday! :hug:
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you so much my friend!! ^___^
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annewipf Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017
You're welcome :)
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Ozaj Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch and being a part of my supportive audience <3
I really appreciate it and hope you'll continue enjoy my art! ^-^
Have a nice day/ night where ever you are
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WhIppIng-b0y Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2016  Hobbyist
Aww, thanks for the watch! :aww:
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
=} most welcome
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BeBlueFeather Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2016  Student General Artist
Thanks for the watching! :meow: (Sorry for the looooooong time to thanking you :S) 
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you are most welcome  \m/ ^__^ \m/ 
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Thanks for the :+fav: :D
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nevs28 Featured By Owner May 16, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
most welcome!
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AngelGanev Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016
Stunning work Neville! ^_^
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Angel \m/ thank you bro .. means a lot :hugs: 
looking forward to your upcoming piece!
keep ROCKIN! \m/
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nevs28 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot David! :beer: =}
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