Literally ... the 11th hour. Hopefully, they get it in time for it to qualify.
So, for some reason while taking a bath I randomly felt like entering the design contest again! It's that simple.
I think I've just been having some bad luck lately and wanted to challenge myself and do something fun. At the same time, I had wanted to do an "actual" art nouveau piece and so blending the two ideas lead us here.
I didn't go overly in your face Canada on this one as I usually do or as people usually do, though her bouquet is made of trilliums, the background is intentionally Canadian, and she's got a few maple leafs here and there because I not only love maple trees and their leaves I'm also quite fond of the idea that they represent our country. :3 Additionally, skirt is meant to and hopefully looks like waves of silver. I also incorporated the convention logo into the moon, so overall I'm very happy with the balance of things! I believe it's neither too much nor too little.
I started this picture before Christmas, but kind of lost the energy to do it. But my partner kept pestering me to finish her. I think this is most likely been inspired by the film "Steam Boy" since i only watched it days before i started this.
The background texture was actually edited from a photo a took -> [link] I took this in the art gallery in Manchester UK. They are old Victorian posters from Manchester UK.
Bazooka Reference: [link] I especailly liked this one since it was labelled what things where, which was useful when drawing it with the girl.
Those weeks I'm in professional training and I miss this much my cat that I drew this little draw during the class... (I also training work sometimes, and I only drew pencil art, the rest is infographic, I didnt spread all art equipment on the table ^^)
Thats an awkward truth said here : "sometimes I wish I'm as small as my cat for him to hug me"...and so true truth... (cat's owners understand me ?)
Drawing done traditionally with graphite pencils on 7"x10" sketchbook paper, then colored in photoshop cs4.
"Good news? I found the problem. Bad news? I made it worse."
It started out with just a mechanic staring up at her handiwork, or the work ahead of her. But upon finishing drawing and coloring her it ended up being a mechanic who's about to get into some trouble for her handiwork, LMAO!
Still forcing myself to put my characters in some kind of BG. They're baby steps, but the environment looks...passable I think, lol! Of course if anyone has any suggestions, I'm all ears ^_^
I'm so happy to have this one finished. It was alot of fun to work on and experiment with.
Well, seeing as I did a picture of Sakura, I thought I'd do a picture of Sasuke. While doing this, I was thinking how dangerous I made Sakura look. Here I am painting master ninja, Sasuke, and I'm making him look sort of soft and pretty. <sigh> But I wanted him in a peaceful moment since, you know, he doesn't have any peace. That's why his eyes look so tired here.
Corel Painter 12 mixed media -- pencil, chalk, chalk pastel, airbrush, and marker.