Initiation of the Baku-Rider
January 23, 2010 Leave a comment
And we’re done. Not sure about the texture on the dragon skin, but again it was a learning experience.
– Did a lot more work on the background, adding more detail.
– Defined the background dragons more.
– Tweaked the colour of the Flyer.
– Tweaked the shape of the Baku’s tongue.
And I think we’re done, here’s the final image:
But before they finally earn their wings, the five cadets must fly with the wild Baku out on the desert plains of Kram. If the succeed the earn their wings; if they fail, they become a juicy meal for the young Baku!”
I had orignally planned for this to be entered for the ImagineFX cover competition, but didn’t get it finished in time. Here’s how it would have looked as the cover:
This is the highest res image I’ve done yet, I think that’s why it took so long, it was quite hard on the computer getting it finished. It’s available as a print on my DeviantArt gallery (just in case anyone’s interested!