I have to observe the Player's Gallery decision with a critical eye. While each piece is truly genuine and fantastic, respective to the artists, I cannot say that the first place piece, Praise the Sun! is a ''captivating illustration.'' It's a digital painting , and the style is abstract, similar to impressionism, but the strokes are smudged, bold and lacking detail. To me, this work has the feel of a digital sketch, not a complete work cheap runescape gold, especially when you compare it to Beyond the Horizon.
The colors may not be particularly vibrant, but the strokes were well blended and there is a tremendous amount of detail. Beyond the Horizon is beyond captivating, it is spell-binding, alluring, breath-taking. I am utterly shocked that Beyond the Horizon
was not even considered for a runner-up. It paid the most attention to
detail, shading, blending and you can see that the artist spent hours
working on that project, whereas Praise the Sun looks like it took no more than two hours, and it buy runescape
gold certainly has potential for a captivating piece, it is really just a sketch.
could go into more about each piece, but I think I've made my point. I
really do not see how, or who, could choose a sketch over a complete
artwork. I mean no disrespect to the artist, but I am an art critic, and
one of the most essential aspects of a great artist is to be able to
take feedback and use it, and I am not being so critical of the artists
as I am of the rs money Jagex team members who choose the artwork. While I'm
certainly no maestro artist, you do not have to be a published author to
review a book, and in the same sense, I do not have to be Monet to
Again, I mean no disrespect to artists or Jagex
developers, but I really think they should reconsider how they choose
the winning artists. Perhaps the Player's Gallery can decide via a
player poll and let the players choose.