#57 – “Not Gone, Just Fishing”


Alright, a little late an update I know. I’d intended to get this page done last night, but I spent the time making a Hallow’s End themed Wallpaper instead. Embrace creativity when it comes and all.

So, more fun with Murlocs. At this rate they’ll end up being Tiny’s arch nemesii, or somesuch. As with all pages that are very Tiny-centric, one of the key things to play with is scale; just how small she is compared to most other things we come across. Of course, it also helps that she’s a complete and utter snarker.

I’ve been experimenting with rendering shadows differently again – this time keeping the character shadows raytraced and making the ground shadows Shadowmap to make them softer but darker. It worked great on the aforementioned wallpaper, so it’s something to test around with and see how it goes.


5 Responses to “#57 – “Not Gone, Just Fishing””

  1. 1 TC
    October 19, 2008 at 12:48

    heeeh always makes me laugh, keep up the good work, I check in here every day, your story just saves my day with a smile:)

  2. 2 Raukangren
    October 19, 2008 at 13:49

    never go fishing with no bait, eh? :)

  3. 3 Moltrazahn
    October 20, 2008 at 04:59

    <3 Tiny ^^, great page. And one were we dont see her on Hani’s shoulder. Also, its nice to see a good translation of Murloc atlast..

    BLRGL..? = Wtf..?

    Very good page ^^ love it as allways.

  4. 4 Arafor
    October 20, 2008 at 08:42

    Such sweet humor ^^

    I see that you’ve had a bit of fun with the shadows again. Personally I think it would have worked splendidly in a savanna or in another very open space with the sun beating down on everything standing. But in a really thick forest such as Ashenvale? You can’t even see the sun through the tree tops (the nightelves don’t like to take part in sunbathing for some reason.)

    It might be a nice thing to remember for a later page, a more sunny page.

  5. 5 bbr
    October 22, 2008 at 14:38

    Heheh, good point.

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