Two Battle Scenes: one in ink and pastel, one in acrylic

Here’s a fantasy battle scene from the Silmarillion¬† Fingon, on the left is charging into battle, and Maedhros, Amrod and Amras are chasing an army of orcs with the support of some Dwarf allies.¬† This was drawn in pencil and inked with black and white ink.¬† I added pastels for a note of colour.
I liked this scene, but I felt that all the complicated lines and lighting made it hard to see quite what was going on, so I decided to try a more Baroque style with Dramatic Lighting: