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The Keymaster

This weeks CHoW was to design a Keymaster, the rules were as follows:

  • Can be male or female
  • Can be any age
  • Does not have to be human - This could be an alien planet!
  • Must carry seven 'keys' on a golden chain - each representing a different element
  • They are not a king but hold the highest position of power
  • Must have white eyes
  • The style, time and genre is entirely up to you.
At first I had came up with the idea of creating an old man, his designs based loosely on the phoenix since he story was that of someone who dies and passes the mantle onto another.

The keys were supposed to be represented by children each pertaining to one of the elements.

After re-reading the rules however I came to realise this wouldn't fit the brief, the  children weren't on a gold chain and I wasn't about to lock children up to an old man :P

I decided to overhaul the design, still wanting to keep the avian theme. I searched up holy icons and finally found a sect of designs I liked. The Hindu holy men.

Time to clean up and sort out the value.

Colour


Now the final image was created I just add the turnaround and leave it at that.


This is probably one of my best pieces so far. We'll see if the rendering turns our as good on the following pieces as it did for this one :)

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