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Re: [Adonthell-artwork] Character portraits

From: Kai Sterker
Subject: Re: [Adonthell-artwork] Character portraits
Date: Thu, 8 Jan 2009 13:44:35 +0100

On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Andrew Phillips <address@hidden> wrote:

First of all, thanks for the work you did so far, Ingo. Is it okay if
I post links to the portraits here, or add them to our Wiki?

Second, what would be the license for the images?

Third, some more comments:

> Given the difficulty of the last two decades before the story on Ella,
> premature age and a permanent sadness would be appropriate for her look. At
> the same time, I think you have a good point on there being something a bit
> Elvish or Half-Elvish about her. That might come out as mostly grey-white
> hair with Yellow or Red highlights, if we want to be obvious; or hints of a
> light brown if we want to make her simultaneously old and young, but still
> essentially Human.

I think the hairstyle as you had it in your sketch did a very good job
at capturing that simultanous old and young look. Maybe you could
change the final version a little bit to look more like the sketch.

As for the hair color; I like how you did it. Not sure how it would
look like with a bit of yellow or red ... might be a bit too much in
my view.

As for Risartus and consorts: done very well :-). Although I am
wondering if they are too close to the originals. Maybe a slight
change to the hair or beard to look more medieval might be in order,
but I'd rather hear some more opinions first.


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