The calm before the storm by henning

The calm before the storm

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Added: Jun 10, 2006
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This is an illustration for the cover of a book by author Joe Lawson. More information and to purcase the book, please go here: http://www.lbfbooks.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=51&products_id=137

Painted from scratch in 4-6 evenings using Photoshop with a Wacom tablet.

For close-ups and step-by-step proces, please go here: http://www.henningludvigsen.com/wordpress/?page_id=204

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I like the glow effect. Many people overdo it. I think you got just the right amount of glowing, so it does not make the blades look like they are in another universe.

morganfae's picture

Very cool indeed. I really like the oufit the girl is wearing actually.

henning's picture

Thank you Matthew! Glad to hear that the step-by-step progress steps can be helpful Smile -Henning

mattbradbury's picture

As always it is a joy to see another one of your paintings. Whenever you post something new i always pop along to your website for a look at the step-by-step breakdown that you often do.
Actually my own technique is very similar and was based around what I saw on your website the first time I visited, so for that I will always be grateful. your openness in sharing your knowledge and techniques with others is very refreshing. Thanks Henning!!

rita's picture

It is fantastic, Henning!

thrax-1's picture

that is totally unreal!. What an amazing environment. another technical marvel, henning!.

Art at its best.