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Monastery by the lava by beyond-time Monastery by the lava by beyond-time
So this one was supposed to be submitted for the weekly challenge of DA-Speedpaintgroup,
but one or two hours before the deadline I got ..err... distracted. (damn you, videogames!)

Nevertheless I finished the piece. On the one hand, I'm happy I painted the picture without
a direct reference (I looked up how lava looks lol and some pictures of monastarys) and
without any color-picking. On the other hand I'm not satisfied with the composition.

I know the theoretical stuff about what makes a good composition but it's difficult for
 me to transfer it to the painting .. (and meanwhile pay attention to color and light @,@)
The picture took about 2 hours? Maybe a bit more. Since I was past the deadline anyway
 I didn't pay that much attention to time.

The more I try to get better at digital painting the more I realize that it's almost impossible
to become as good as some great artists...
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saunterloft Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome stuff!!
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beyond-time Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
thanks!!
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sirmadjack Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
You would of had my vote I like your lava its got nice variety in it. I wouldn't worry about other artists skill compared to yours as just doing art will generally improve your skill. Try doing studies, I am doing practice with clouds at the moment and I try to focus the paintings on that element and the rest I just throw in there to help support it. 
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beyond-time Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
Thank you :hug: yeah I think you are rights, it's better to focus on a certain topic (like today I draw face expressions and so on..) :) But it's difficult to decide what topic for the studies
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johnesorge Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
cool;) (Wink) 
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beyond-time Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Professional Interface Designer
yeah danke :D
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