This week features the topic pick of our 3rd Place Winner of the TLDB Scavenger Hunt, Adam Laarsen! Adam's pick: Lord of the Rings Villains.

Sunday, March 10, 2013

"Black Dagger"

My orc piece for the Timberline Draw Blog is entitled "Black Dagger". I did this with a Pentel Pocket Brush Pen and some Pitt artist pens on 8"x10" illustration board. Hope you enjoy it!

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  1. Love your inking mang! Awesome atmosphere on this. Almost Orc Noir lol. Great piece.

    1. Thanks, my man! I darkened it up a bit in the scanner. The grays are all cool grays. I probably should have used the warm grays instead. Ah well. You can't tell now, right? LOL

      I was tempted to outline the character with a white pen but decided he has enough contrast. His axe could use a little more, however. Maybe a highlight somewhere would have been helpful. Live and learn.