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January 21, 2010
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:iconiloveitmoreplz:If you want the song, the artwork or this animation as a screensaver, visit my website: :iconiloveitmoreplz:

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I like very much the concept for the character and I love to do this painting, hope you enjoy it too.

Programs Used:

3D Studio Max (Magical Dagger)
Photoshop (Character)
After Effects (Video Effects)
Combustion (3D Effects)
Reason (Music)
Reaper (Sound Edition)
Flash (Animation and Composition)

Other works with effects:
Kaliza by MichelVictor Akina by MichelVictor Sonhos by MichelVictor Emily by MichelVictor Anne Marie by MichelVictor Sekai Hana by MichelVictor
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Given 2011-11-01
Alacrity by *MichelVictor ( Featured by nasakii )
As usual your artwork is in a league of it's own, these animated images are an absolute joy to sit and take in. This one isn't, I think, your best work to date but it's a different direction to your previous Asian inspired pieces and a worthy experiment.

First of all the figure. It very much depends on what you were attempting to create because the character (for me) is just a little bit too muscular to be sexy. The costume design is good, but perhaps a little less original than some of your previous works - though it does create a very comic book style to it. The face feels like it's a little oddly proportioned, but that isn't likely to be a mistake - but rather a combination of the angle the viewer takes against the lighting and hair across her face. Going to black so quickly from left to right certainly creates a dramatic look to the piece, but a small amount of bounced or secondary light on the right side of her face may help to fill in the missing eye and balance the face up. (please don't take as me suggesting you can't paint faces, in all your previous works the faces are both exotic and have hidden beauty).

As for the background and other elements, the flares on the dagger are particularly stunning, the dagger itself is unique and provides an excellect focus for the piece. It took me a long time of looking to notice the glint in her eye between blinks and the gentle breathing motion of her chest. This combined with the gentle green background lighting effect and the flame really impresses me with the subtle nature of what could easily have been overly animated and distracting. The only effect that could perhaps have done with further work is the small globes of white light that spark from the dagger's tip, they are just a little too simple and obvious.

I greatly look forwards to your next piece, these animated images are so inspiring and fantastic that at some point I hope to produce a sci-fi inspired piece of my own - which I intend to credit you for the inspiration.
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Naelii Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014
these would be awesome as title screens!
MichelVictor Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
For games right? I agree hehe
Naelii Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
that would be an awesome thing to commission for companies and such! Have you ever considered doing it?
MichelVictor Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Sure, I am opened for comission, so everyone who wants something like that can have it hehe
Naelii Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014
Oh! I never noticed. I hope that you make a decent profit from it? You bring a very interesting form of art to the table, it definitely deserves a lot of appreciation and a high price tag!
MichelVictor Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I charge around 650$ for one character animation.
FFF13 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow awesome ^^
Karl-Filip Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
followed you allong but this is one of my fav... the music the character. so much from the game Never winter! :)
MichelVictor Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! =D
AlexSkullUterna Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
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