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Oooo, A dark theme.

Vision: 3.5

The visual representation of banette was well thought out. Especially with the perspective of how you drew this with the raindrops falling into the point of perspective. However, I mistaken the ground to be a shadow instead of puddles. Maybe add a bit of texture to the puddles. In addition to the raindrops, they are a bit distracting as well.

Originality: 4

The perspective you chose is something new, which is a good thing. Also choosing banette as the character to draw was a good idea as well. The raindrops also seems to be something new. Nothing needs work here.

Technique: 4.5

To generalize, your technique is astounding for three reasons. The theme of using a dark type pokemon in a dark environment was a great choice; the way banette interacting with the rain increases the purpose of the theme, and the way you made banette stand out from the ground by giving him a lot of detail.

Impact: 4

Your technique pretty much assisted the purpose of the drawing. In addition to banette looking at the rain gives the drawing a sad feeling to it. However, banette doesn't seem to show much of an emotion towards the rain. I'm guessing the perspective may have changed the way I view it.

Overall, it’s a pretty good drawing. My recommendation is to continue with this type of theme and work on making a less distracting foreground.
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Hmm... Let me be the first to say that I'm not so sure about this one. I guess I'll just break it up into chunks.

Vision - 4/5
I can see what you were going for: A shout in the rain, dark and dramatic. The Banette seems to be well thought out, and the perspective has been executed well. However, a setting isn't quite there for me. It's just a bit of brown and some puddles. I would try adding some sort of texture, be it a little grass or something.

Originality - 3/5
I know it's a low score but, let's be honest here; a dramatic shout in the rain is not the most original idea. I've seen it done many a time beforehand, in movies and artwork. However, this is the first time I've seen something like this with Pokemon involved.

Technique - 3.5/5
The main reason technique is a three and a half out of five is because I wasn't sure where the main problem I had with the picture would go. I decided to put it here. That problem it the focus of the picture, the Banette. The problem, since it made such a large impact on me as well as the score, is my confusion as to the emotion. I honestly cannot even tell what's going on. I realize it's supposed to be a face full of rage, but for some reason I am having trouble seeing it. I look at one part and then another, and for some reason they just don't add up. Perhaps it's just me, though.

Impact - 4/5
It's a very dramatic drawing. Dark and foreboding, and the red glow around the Banette gives it a sort of 'rage' quality. The perspective is well done, and the shading seems fine too. I just don't seem to be getting enough of an angry vibe form it. I was expecting something that would make me feel like the Banette is utterly livid, but it just falls short. Overall, a well done drawing that just needs a touch more emotion.


Wooo... first critique.

I feel like I'm going to get bashed for this...
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bee-bee69483 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
that's a angry face?I think it's adorable
la in love
 
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Crystaldrakon Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Dramatic.
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Exodus-Drake Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
nnooooooo!~!~!~! LOL
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s0nicsilver Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
If you were going for rage,you should've slanted the inside of the brow down toward where the nose should've been.
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Shinigami-shisan Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Hmm...the bandette has it's zipper open...strange
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kirstenes Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice detail the shading in the mouth is awesome plus the bg is too, well every thing is awesome!
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Meruetta Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
<3
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DeBlob-hatena Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Student General Artist
not to correct but i have pokedex 3d and banette doesn't un-zip her mouth exactly as you think... she only has a top row of 'teeth' just wanted to let you know :)
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EpicGuitar Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Having only one row of teeth looks really weird when I draw it, so yeah...
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DeBlob-hatena Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Student General Artist
well i mean i understand your O.C. and all... and the personalty.... IDK still drwan really well though :)
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