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ES - Dark Forest by GloomyLavv ES - Dark Forest by GloomyLavv
Hey guys! Just a little something new for both you AND me!

Based this VERY HEAVILY off of Mike Mignola's AMAZING art. I normally don't LOVE that kind of dark, heavily-shaded style, but his stuff just captivates me. Decided to play around with it, and seeing as Kiirsatr is my go-to subject for experimentation, I decided to draw him in the style.

Used comic pages, covers, and sketches for reference. This combines a few different ideas from his pieces(the soft lighting on the leaves isn't ALWAYS used in his art, but it was in the comic page I used as ref soooo), but most of it was based off his beautiful covers.

This was a VERY fun experiment, and I'm definitely gonna do more if people like it enough.
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:iconrollingpinkstone:
Reminds me of hellboy, I love it! :heart:
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SquareZer0 Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The second I saw this, I thought of Mignola. I love it! Great impression!
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:iconmercenarynox:
This is amazing.
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:iconryst-airasee:
Wow, phenomenal style experimentation here! Leaving his eyes visible and vacant makes this whole thing really eerie, like you've just stumbled upon him traveling through the forest--a brief glimpse before the mysterious figure vanishes again. Great work.
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Uryalgreycut Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know why, but it reminds me of the cover of a book called "the name of the wind".
Appart from that, this looks amazing. Good job!
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:icongloomylavv:
Looked up the cover of said book, and yes, it kind of does! It must be because the whole "person wearing hood framed by trees" thing isn't terribly original.

XD
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Uryalgreycut Oct 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Lol.
But it's awesome, thought.
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:iconthe-argonian:
This is excellent!
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Mediziner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Ooh I likes!! :D
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not-really-living Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Putting the gloomy back in GloomyLavv.
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