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    Rick Blair
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    This is Captain Solar. He travels the space-ways thwarting evil and injustice as he goes. He is known all across the universe and beyond as a mighty hero for all species and races. He has super strength, energy beams and bolts he can fire from his eyes and hands, and he has the power of telekinesis.

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    Rick Blair
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    This is Tighera from the world of Thundera. He is a fierce warrior who has the ability to channel his ancestors’ strength and wisdom and add it to his own. Few can best him in hand to hand combat.

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    #144997

    Herr D
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    Love Mako’s background.

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    Rick Blair
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    My version of Imperial Eagle for this week’s contest.

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    Rick Blair
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    White Witch of the North

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    #145336

    Michael Chiarcos
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    Rick,

    You are definitely more artistic than I am but I don’t think you have fully realized all the tools available to you in HM3. I think you should begin really experimenting with layers and notice the difference it can make. When I have a concept in mind I always begin with a nude and put in as much detail as possible. It doesn’t matter that it will be covered up by a shirt, an insignia, a tattoo, or an aura. Details that I never imagined would show through, peek through the final image adding realism I missed.

    If you look at my Amazon Princess, get a close look at her face. I chose one of the generic faces because of the expression it had fit my view. I then took a closer look and decided I didn’t want the face to have all one colour. I wanted a different colour for the eyes and the lips and the eyebrows didn’t match the hair, etc…

    So I carefully layered the eyes I wanted over the existing ones. Now I could change the colour. I did the same with the lips and the eyebrows. It’s a small enough change, but it makes a big difference. The tattoo on her lower belly is mostly hidden by her loincloth but what does show adds dimension to her appearance.

    A few Old Ideas, a Few New Ideas

    Necros IX is another example. His face is probably about 9 layers with bits and pieces that didn’t really belong on his face maneuvered in to make him look horrific even though he is an Anti-Hero, not a true villain.

    Behemouth is nothing but layers on layers on layers, look how he turned out

    Just some ideas to think about.

    Malachi

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