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Kuro-E Challenge - Ryo by marendins Kuro-E Challenge - Ryo by marendins
Introducing grumpy, irascible Ryō, the character I created for Kuro-E Challenge artbook!

He is a temple guardian who manipulates origami to make things burn and explode. I changed him so many times he has nothing to do with the original idea, but I like the final result best. He also ended up having four extra outfits based on Japanese seasons.

I'll upload the rest of artwork little by little (=

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cottonpuffs Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014
Okay now I'm jealous. ;; You should definitely design more characters! You clearly have an eye for that. All the colours match extremely well and just buy looking at him I can imagine a whole story and personality. You also gave him seasonal outfits, which is awesome (hi characters running around in miniskirt in the snow) and must have taken a lot of time! I also love the concept of exploding origami, I think I have never seen this before. If you don't mind me suggesting, you should consider making adopts! I know I would buy from you. 8D
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marendins Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2014
Coming from you, with such killer designer, concept and colour scheme skills, I am not going to accept that unfounded jealousy. Look at your gallery miss! It radiates, gleams, shines with beautiful and interesting designs! Spectators watch in awe as you take one spectacular design after another out of your hat Photoshop. No joking.

But it makes me extremely happy that you liked this design, because I have your tastes and style in high consideration, and admire a lot the artwork you are doing. Needless to say, you are one of my most important references, so thank you so much for the praise and kind words, really. I had terrible fun with this character and it was great to have the freedom to expand his wardrobe as much as I wanted. I've always had a thing against characters dressing the same for 75836 chapters, or dressing inappropriately considering the circumstances.

I've considered drawing adopts before, but don't seem to find enough time for it ^^' However, in your case you wouldn't be allowed to pay, whatever you want is for free, you just have to ask for it ò___ó
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IreneRoga Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
Me encanta tu personaje (:
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marendins Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
Muchas gracias! >///<
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TanukiMonday Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
És una passada!!!!
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marendins Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
Moltes gràcies! :hug:
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Mintonia Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
¡Té un bon "fondo de armario" aquest personatge teu! M'ha fet gràcia el detall de col·locar la paleta de colors seguint el model de quadrats que has escollit per la tela i els estampats.
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marendins Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
Si fos per mi n'afegiria algun més... això de que un personatge porti la mateixa roba durant 65148 capítols no em convenç, i m'agrada fer conjunts i més conjunts XD

He vist a diferents fitxes que alguns artistes posen la paleta de colors al costat del disseny en sí, i volia provar alguna cosa semblant ^^
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