The legend of Ch'iao K'uo Fü Jën
is complete fiction. It doesn't exist.
The Setting in brief
Historical Fiction. Set off the coast of China some time around the 600 bce.
The Plot in brief
Ch'iao K'uo Fü Jën is the most feared woman and pirate of the time, ruling a naval armada of hundreds of ships and outsmarting the Imperial navy at every turn.*
*This round is a bit of a mix of the real historical figures of Ch'iao K'uo Fü Jën and Ching Yin Saou, who lived much later in the 1800's.
What you're supposed to do, in bullets.
- Action adventure on the high seas with a historical flavor.
- This is historical fiction, so keep it real, but with a touch of fantasy.
- Front Cover Only - psd template below.
- Working file can be any size you want, finals to be no wider than 1000 pixels (you can include detail shots if you want).
- Post FINAL image in FINALS THREAD (to be posted later).
- Cover design is up to the artist - you can use the template, or design your own. (Keep it the same dimensions, though).
- This is an open round - have fun, be imaginative.
Please don't keep everything secret, working on your image in private only to post it at the very last hour as a surprise. The point of sharing sketches and work in progress material is so everyone can learn from each other, receive crits, compliments and improve their skills in a classroom/workshop like environment. There are no teachers and no students per say, but try to offer help to others when possible. Please be open to receiving crits, and paint-overs or mock ups of your work, as we are all here to participate, have fun, learn, grow and enjoy what each week has to offer.
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