So after 13+ long hours of painting, I finally finished this painting! I'm pretty sure most of you guys already know who these characters are, but just in case you don't, from top to bottom, Leo Valdez, Frank Zhang, Hazel Levesque, Piper Mclean, Jason Grace, Annabeth Chase, and Percy Jackson from the Mark of Athena
by Rick Riordan.
I just finished the book today, and I loved it! I won't go into details because I don't want to spoil it for the people out there who haven't read it yet, but I gotta say I wanna strangle Rick for that awful cliff-hanger at the end. And now we have to wait for another year for the House of Hades
So anyway, I've been wanting to draw these 7 Demigods from last year, but I never got the chance or time. So I'm really happy that I got to finish this painting. Just for the record, this is the first time for me painting this much people in one drawing. I tried my best to capture each of their personality, and also the little details like Percy's and Annabeth's necklaces, Jason's scar, and Leo's tool belt. But please forgive me if I missed any details, I just got really tired and have decided to just leave it here. For the background I intentionally made the colors similar to the cover of the book just so it'll get the same mood or vibe.
So there you go, I do hope you guys will like it, and please do leave a comment, or better yet a critique. I would really really appreciate it you guys. I would love to hear feedback and know what I can improve on my drawings. Thanks a lot! EDIT
: A few months ago Disney Hyperion contacted me, and they said that they would like to use the image for a poster accompanying Rick's final novel 'Blood of Olympus' to be sold in certain stores. I was so surprised and I really couldn't believe it at first. It really is such an honour, and I'm just so ecstatic to take part in the Percy Jackson series. I've updated the painting because I felt that it had lots of flaws on it. I redid most of their faces, and repainted the clothes and water as well.
Computer : Mac OS X
Software : Adobe Photoshop CS5
Hardware : Wacom Intuos 4 Tablet
Time : 13 hours+
Reference : Not used
Percy Jackson, Annabeth Chase, Jason Grace, Piper Mclean, Hazel Levesque, Frank Zhang, Leo Valdez from from The Heroes of Olympus : The Mark of Athena © Rick Riordan
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