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The second piece in the “copperbot” series, this was an attempt to ape the digital painting technique of master illustrator Dave Rapoza, with general success. He has a very unique “push-pull” method of picking a color, brushing in against the contrasting color, then using the eyedropper tool to sample back and forth as the colors blend together, creating very interesting blends while slowly building up volume and detail. The end result is a truly amazing rending with striking contrasts and a grotesque level of detail.
To an extent, I think this was a good first try. Always push yourself.