Thursday, November 29, 2007

Star Belly - Finish

Here's the final. I fumbled around for awhile trying to find some sort of appropriate colour scheme. I wound up keeping the palette somewhat analagous, as a change of pace. The circle in the background is completely stolen from Leyendecker/Rockwell.


Blogger bog_art said...

It is so simple and so amazing!!.. the expression, the colors, the mood!!..

8:31 AM  
Blogger robert casumbal said...

holy sweetness... that's damn awesome!

11:39 AM  
Blogger Dillon Thompson said...

Nice finish. I realy like the lighting.

11:52 AM  
Blogger Mark Behm said...

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12:12 PM  
Blogger Mark Behm said...

Awesome! This was my fav DG this week. You did the drawing proud. I especially like the ambient lighting. Her face kinda flattens out on her left side, no?

12:13 PM  
Blogger marcobucci said...

Hey thanks guys!
Mark - good catch. I think you're right. I had a few problems with the head at this angle. I was determined not to use any reference on it though, to see where I would come up short. Now it's time to do some real studying of a head at this angle.

12:45 PM  
Blogger Mark Montague said...

Hey Marco,

This is an excellent picture.

I like the pose and character design, it reminds me of a Vaughin Bode style girl.

I like the loose feel to the colours and the great expression on the little dude in the romper suit.

Can't wait to see more of this type of work.

4:00 PM  
Blogger Dave said...

Turned out brilliant!

7:50 PM  
Blogger Jelter said...

cool stuff. i dont think something as simple as a circle can be "stolen" i mean plenty of people did that for hundreds of years before Leyendecker did it (and Rockwell copied it);)

8:46 PM  
Blogger HerbieCans said...

good choose of colors, they're soft and kind I think. good work

7:52 AM  
Blogger Ivana Lagartija said...


7:12 PM  
Blogger robi pena said...

hi marco!

Your works are top notch!
superb work!!

3:51 AM  
Blogger Jason Seiler said...

Nice job, especially with the pants.

2:09 PM  
Blogger Ramses said...

The color look's great!

8:58 PM  
Blogger adrian said...

Beautiful. I love the softness of it. It's funny, I've been seeing more and more Rockwell-esque paintings lately everywhere. I guess the greats just never die!!!

9:27 AM  
Blogger Jo Bling said...

Lovely artwork Marco, triffic stuff sir!


2:20 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

nice finish!

7:06 PM  
Blogger Kevin Keele said...

I like the yellow palette, very unique. And, as always, nicely rendered.

1:09 PM  
Blogger Nacho said...

I didnt visit you since months. I like your last updates... the sargent caricature in color is awesome. My congratulations.

3:55 PM  
Blogger Todd Harris said...

great job as always marco!

11:10 AM  
Blogger EVA said...

I am charmed with the expression of the eyes of the prominent figures...
I love your work

1:28 PM  
Blogger GhettoFab said...

doood this is slick!!!!!! Great piece Marco

10:38 AM  
Blogger Adam Ford said...

This is great! I immediately thought Rockwell when I saw it, before I read your comment. Brilliant as always.

11:00 PM  

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