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.....Thanos the Mad Titan..... by thelearningcurv .....Thanos the Mad Titan..... by thelearningcurv
Thanos, the Mad Titan..... He destroyed everyone on his planet, took on the Avengers and beat them as well..... He had to be turned to stone in order to stop his murderous rampage....

In rebirth, he became infatuated with Death. So much so that he sought out to destroy half of the Universe to please her. This lead him on the quest for the Infinity Gems. Placed within his Gauntlet, he was master of all, yet still weakened by his love for Death. This love eventually was his undoing and he lost the gems, scattered to keep the universe from being destroyed.

All of that was inspiration for this image. Done traditionally, I used watercolor paint to tonally paint this after the penciling and inking was done. I hope to one day be able to paint like this, entirely by hand. Jim Chueng is a heavy influence for me right now, so you may see some of him in this work. This was a really tough image to pull together but I am continuing to learn, and this being done is extremely satisfying.

I hope you dig=]

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First and foremost, I want to say good job on Thanos. Also this is based of my opinion.

I first thing I noticed is the gold top plate of Thanos (upper body). His right side looks more edge and rounded, while his left looks more curvy.

Second is his physique. To me, Thanos has more of a brute body. In your drawing, he's more slimmer. Perhaps its because of his pose, or your showing more of his trapezius at that angle. Overall, its your interpretation of Thanos. I respect it.

Third is his right arm. Although its a shadow, its a bit dark to notice whether its his arm or part of the background. At first I didn't know where it was, until I started to analyze the whole illustration.

Last is the aura (light) of his gems. Looks good, keep at it. I have a personal techniques that may help, if not then keep experimenting. If used Photoshop, try using the smudge tool or wave filter.

Overall you did a good job man. Thanos is one of my fav villians. :)
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Pryce14 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Awesome! Great job on the rendering of this. Definitely feels like a complete piece. Love the background as well. I feel like Thanos is a bit flat, and could be bulked up and rounded out a bit more, but otherwise you did a great job on rendering him. I especially like the rendering on his gold armor.
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thelearningcurv Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
thanks so much... after I finished this i did feel the same way and that he wasn't bulky enough=] Next piece will have that rectified=]
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Chadfuller Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
looks great!!
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thelearningcurv Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2012
thanks=]
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Chadfuller Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2012  Professional General Artist
your welcome!!
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Davidbatmanfan Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I saw this on your page trying to hide it from us.Great stuff dude!:woohoo:
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thelearningcurv Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
if you're talking about facebook, i wanna poke facebook in the eye for not displaying it.... stoopid program! glad you're enjoying the art man=]
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Davidbatmanfan Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My art is on Facebook but not as an add.Try these sights:ebay,comicspriceguide.com,comicartfans.com.I think yardsellr.com.Good luck buddy.:woohoo:
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MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
Aweosme one of thanos
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thelearningcurv Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2012
thanks man=]
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