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Made by me.
I'm curious to know how this is done, though. I won't try and guess, my art terminology is quite frankly shocking.
I like it, though. He looks like a sad Magma Man. Sad (only a little) but ANGRY!
The idea for this one sprung to mind while looking at pictures of modelled flames and magma in this forum. More specifically, the abdominal muscles of the Forgeworld version of the Eldar Avatar was the main inspiration. I started to wonder what it would look like, having an entire man-like creature covered in dark blocks, hot magma glowing from underneath the cracks. Sort of like the Thing of the legendary Fantastic Four... But magma.
As my mind wandered on, having already touched upon the topic of Marvel, I started to reminisce how blocks of flame-coloured magma had been depicted in my ancient X-Men magazines. And all of a sudden I had this vision - of a magma version of the Thing, smashing the Earth in anger, cracks spreading like ripples on a pond surface beneath his huge clenched fist. Seen from a perspective quite close to the very point of impact.
I've seen a similar drawing before, but with another character - the Hulk, if I remember correctly. I find the combination of that pose and that angle extremely impressive.
The painting is made with acrylic colours painted over a rough pencil drawing. Initiallt my "vision" included fire flaming through the air in an arc from his right fist, but that turned out to be too impractical. My pencils weren't very good, for starters. Not thin enough, hairs pointing in all different directions.
I asked how it was done because my first impression was that you'd cut up tiny bits of black card and glued them in to place to make the Magma Man! Didn't think anyone would have the patience to do that, though!