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Backgrounds :|

Journal Entry: Thu Aug 14, 2014, 8:28 AM
  • Mood: Frustrated
I want NEED to get better at doing backgrounds. I want so badly to be able to create beautiful backgrounds for my artwork, but when I sit down and try, I get frustrated because I can't produce what I want to see. This is where my aspirations are:

Treehouse Concept by Victor-Lam-art Badal Castle Concept by Jessada-Art concept art by MrLeeCarter John Carter - Thoat Concept Art by michaelkutsche

And this is what I'm producing:

.:RoK:. Ylva by xValkyrja Your Tokota Here! -SOLD- by xValkyrja Suspension by xValkyrja A Little Bit of the Tropics by xValkyrja


I realize that learning a new skill takes time and often years of practice, but I'm finding more and more that this frustration comes because I don't really know where to start to begin that process.


So I'm asking everyone here for help.



If anyone has any tips on how go from what I'm doing to a more matte-painting-ish style/concept art style, please tell me about how to do this; if you know of or have made any tutorials on this, please share! Critique my artwork, tell me what I need to change or do better or differently.

I'm sick of settling for 'good enough' and I need to move forward.


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xValkyrja
Synthe
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:iconinstantcoyote:
InstantCoyote Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
Thank you very much for watching me! It means a lot to me. :)
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hankakusagi Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student General Artist
ah, thank you for the watch : ) :hug:
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yuuva Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks so much for watching me! also your horses are wonderous keep it up <3
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Rosenwood-Stables Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  New member
Hi there :D (Big Grin) You are a wonderful artist <3
I have just opened a new horse breed! rosenwood-stables.deviantart.c… I'd love to see the breed in your style, if you are interested I currently have some open imports here : rosenwood-warmblood.deviantart… . Customs are also availible at 30 points :) (Smile)Sorry if I have bothered you.
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xValkyrja Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the offer! Unfortunately, I'm not looking for any additional horses right now. I already have too many to keep up with. :XD: But good luck finding homes for them. :aww:
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splatpixel Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks so much for the DevWatch!
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DoctorCritical Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
 thanks for the watch man! <3
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xValkyrja Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course! :aww:
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Paardjee Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you very much for the watch! :hug:
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InsaneAlbino Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Wow! I also will be watching you! *z*
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