Concept Art: Bound
For quite a while now when she's not in her heavy armor, Tavlo has been running about in a custom leather getup full of straps and buckles. It just makes her feel... safe and loved. In-game, she most often wears the Dark Arctic set with some high boots, but it never really matched what I had in mind. I've been working on some concept art techniques in the meantime, so thought I'd take the opportunity to try to put down what Tavlo looks like in my head.
This is more or less how Tavlo appeared to Suldrae in the Sister, Sister blogs:
Process can be seen Here. Oddly enough, the drawing and linework were all done in Painter (finally made myself a very nice line-drawing brush!) and the shading, coloring and finishing in Photoshop. This is very much a "shortcut painting" - done with color adjustment layers on top of a grayscale painting - but it works well for getting a concept out quickly.