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Dragon Age 3: Inquisition Fanart by tekkoontan Dragon Age 3: Inquisition Fanart by tekkoontan
another crappy artwork that i worked very hard on but turned out shitty

*i updated this part below
the reasons why i hate this piece:
- it didnt turn out the way i wanted it, i wanted it to look realistic but it looked cartoony
- the hair sucked, if you look at it from afar, it looks ugly
- Shield was badly designed, because i couldnt paint a real dragon agey style shield
- i also spent alot of time painting her stocking, like 1 and a half day, then threw it away because it didnnt work
- the belt looks okay from a short distance, but if you look at it from afar, it does not look that good.
- the overall pose was ugly, if you try to do it in real life, you will feel pain.
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WritterInTheArtHat Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015
And wash your mouth out with soap! It's not shitty at all, it's gorgeous. And the details with the cuts and the armour and the lighting. SO MANY DETAILS! I LOVE DETAILS!!!!! XD
3TREY87 Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015
I wish I could draw as good as your shitty artwork:) (Smile) 
RedBlue101 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015
What!!! how is this at any level shitty! this is fab work!! love it :-)
ThePlumThief Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015
The one thing I learned from Dark Souls is, if you can dodge, there's no point in putting on pounds of armor. Hell most people went naked who were confident in their abilities, albeit they were mostly dudes in Hollow Soldier loin cloth haha. I like this piece.
Tirebay1 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015
You are to critical of your work I think it's book cover quality. Also I asked my wife to try this pose and she said it wasn't painful at all.
indv11 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm impressed.
KylaDragonfly Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
it's beautiful!*-*
YraelMogget Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ow, that leg wound...!
Belanna42 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014
This is beautiful... not shitty at all :D
simblrnow Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014
you don't fight wearing only your underwear
tekkoontan Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
really? i see a lot of video game character does.
mpz28 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014
Wow! very nice :) (Smile)  Love Clap 
colin6969 Featured By Owner May 29, 2014
Looks great !
Ninjagirl07021992 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student Writer
Its not shifty I love it
TheForceMaster Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
maker *-* if only i were a man...
Tirebay1 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
It would have been better with a smaller sword & shield set, and longer dark reddish hair. Otherwise pretty damn good artwork.
Stalker187 Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013
This artwork is so "crappy" that I have to fav it and watch you to show you how "crappy" your work is! Wink/Razz
VeteserusLupus Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013
It is incredible art!) My compliments)
0god02 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2013
nice work.
DAanimeME Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
are you kidding me!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! that's freaking BOSE!!!!!!! I watched you make It on YouTube and it was awesome.
6zwbob Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013
this is why chainmail bikinis are not combat effective :P
amazing piece 
nicart9 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Student General Artist
The detailing is awesome, but yeah, I agree with you on the pose. It looks very awkward. Some of the anatomy is off too for example the forearm holding the shield looks too long and the gap between her legs are too wide IMO. And I agree with PahlawanPerisai, the unprotected side of her arm/shoulder is where she should hold the shield. Lots of games make this mistake. 
Oldren Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013
Exlisbir Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
With a bad armor like that it's no surprise to see her bruised up. X'D
Natsumi494 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013
OMG I love it so much... Wonderful job !!!
Frostgravity Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013
hmmm well it looks great your colouring and the eyes are the only thing that sets it up for toon.. other than that its really really good take some pride in it
PahlawanPerisai Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
swap the sword and the shield she's already fully armoured on her left side she needs to protect unprotected side the right side with her shield =)
PahlawanPerisai Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013
swap the sword and the shield she's already fully armoured on her right side she needs to protect unprotected side the left side with her shield =)
GothCarnivore Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
I disagree with everything you said above Tekkoontan...
This is an amazing piece of art and you should be proud.
The only thing that bothers me is her sword...It's ready to shatter! (She must find a replacement at once)
tekkoontan Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
lol yea she should. thanks for the kind comment :)
neria10 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
"shitty?" Damn your to hard on yourself, she looks hot!!
tekkoontan Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hey man, thanks for the kind comment!!
Soror-x Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2013
simply amazing!
PhantomDragoness Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I'm no expert (really, I'm not), but if you don't mind I'll give my opinion. If you don't want it, go ahead and skip me, I won't be offended. And I hope I don't offend you.

The pose does bother me, but only a little. It looks like she is tired of carrying around such a heavy shield, but she refuses to hand it off to someone because she's such a determined person.

The armor itself isn't prudent for a warrior lass. Her chest and thighs are exposed - the chest contains the heart, and the thighs contain major arteries. So, armor which provides more coverage would be better. While DA is a fantasy setting, you'll notice in the games that most armor provides adequate protection for the wearer. But, this is just a pet peeve of mine, feel free to ignore.

Try not to hate the style too much. The DA series has always appeared somewhat "cartoony" in style, so I don't see a problem with that. It fits in the DA world. Though I understand not meeting a goal can be frustrating.

The style and textures is amazing. Really, they are. I love this drawing - it makes me even more excited for DAI. You can tell by looking at her that she is a force to be reckoned with.
tekkoontan Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hey, thanks for the comment, all kinds of comments are good. i always take them into account and use them to improve my future work. thanks alot man.
EyeCandyAddict Featured By Owner May 24, 2013
why would someone hate their own art when its this high quality i wish i could get stuff to turn out this polished and detailed
hotpeppers97 Featured By Owner May 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think it's beautifully bada**. :D
Acidbl00d Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awesome piece
Ysvyri Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I was one of the people that helped out out with this over at I didn't know you were on DA too!
tekkoontan Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hey thnx for helping, man. i might put somehting on soon. needed help
Naidath Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
wwwwwwwwwwwwooooowww perfect♥
Vorred Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I guess your reasons for disliking it are just because you drew it :D

I saw the speedpaint on YouTube and later found it here. All the detail and effects (like the rusty one at the armor, or the scars) looks so incredibly amazing! A really stunning piece of artwork :)
Neffin Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2013  Hobbyist
Amazing work! Love this pic
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Nolanie911 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2013
Saw this on Youtube. It was great to see the process you went through to create such an amazing piece of art!
NarakuNoDragon Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
To be honest I prefer it the way it looks because if this did turn out realistic it wouldn't give off the same feel.
Great work
A11e Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No emotions in her eyes. It's bad. She just standing and looking.
But I love how it's painted.
Wolfenberg Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It looks fine to me. Great work. ^2^
mindscapebd Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I think it turned out great, but then again i know how artist are about their own art! :) Still its great painting!!!
olivegbg Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You have to zoom in to see the true beauty of this piece, but it's so worth it!
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