Twilight Princess

Posted Jun 8, 2008, 5:33:27 PM

So yesterday was Drawing Day! I spent most of the day working on this drawing of Link from The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess. This is my first TP fanart.

There are a few things that could be better. Mainly I could have worked some more layers of depth into the background like I did with my last illustration. But I was ready to be done with this. I also think I could have thought more about the composition earlier on. But truthfully, I think this came out very well compared to my past fanarts. I thought more about the composition than I usually do. But not as much as I would like to.

In case you're wondering, the hooded figure is princess Zelda in Twilight Princess. I didn't use reference for her so she doesn't look exactly as she does in the game. But I had a specific image in my mind for how I wanted her to look and I didn't want to be held down by reference.

This was drawn and painted 98% in Corel Painter on a Tablet PC laptop. The rest was some touchup work in PhotoShop. 8-10 hours of work.

All critique welcome here. I know this is a lame title for the artwork so if you have a suggestion for a better name, I'm open.

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Comments

  • Jun 8, 2008
    This is amazing! I love it!
  • Jun 9, 2008
    Very nicely done. Smile
  • Jun 9, 2008
    *Is momentarily lost in the pretty swirly-ness* [@_@]

    *Cough* Amazing work! [^^]

    I /thought/ that was Zelda! The sort of pointed chin was a good hint for me. ;)

    Honestly, I can't really find a critique. xD;
  • Jun 9, 2008
    Wow, I love it! I wish I could paint like that... Tongue

    I don't see anything wrong with it either. Smile
  • Jun 25, 2008
    Nicely done. Smile I dig the layout just fine.
  • Sep 3, 2008
    Nice. I like the sweeping background.
  • Apr 20, 2010
    Ohh, this is real cool. I love The Legend of Zelda, and I love this artwork (and your avator), 'tis real neat! ^_^
  • Apr 23, 2010
    The layout is just fine if you ask me, I like how action-filled and dramatic it is. Zelda's cape looks absolutely amazing, I love how well you made her seem to melt into the darkness!

    Though I kind of think it'd hang more together if Link was a little more dramatically shaded (this might just be a personal preference from my side Smile), maybe it'd look more like he jumped into the twilight abyss then.

    As for titles...how about "Into the Depth of Darkness", how cheesy is that? Laughing
  • May 29, 2010
    HOLY! This is amazing! I really REALLY like this!! *_* The way you have her coat blowing in the wind is awesome, and his pose and facial expression is sooo cool. Excellent job with the purple shadowy mist too. *claps*
    • Jun 6, 2010
      Thanks for the comment Jennizzle!
  • Dec 12, 2010
    Hey! So you're the creator Smile

    I wanted to say i love the looks of this site and hope to use the site for an extended period of time :)

    As far as the art, i'm quite impressed with the style you have here. I'm all about Corel, and though i'm still learning, i love to see what others do with it. I love the lighting and line work, and i'm pleased with the look of the cloak and background mixture. I can't seem to understand how you went and blended it all to look like individual gradient brush strokes...or are they individual (if so, then i'm stunned O_o)
    • Jan 21, 2011
      Thanks for the comments Big Smile
      it is individual brush strokes. I didn't use any sort of gradient tool. I think i was using the oil brushes.
    • Jan 21, 2011
      oh yeah and thanks for using PaperDemon!
  • Jan 23, 2011
    10 internetz to you my friend! This is just amazing!