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This seems to be the basic shape of Nightow's male characters: slim waist, long legs, long arms. The first one is "mortal" proportions, eight heads tall. The second one is "hero" height, nine heads, but if you take a look and compare the two, the extra head height is not distributed equally along the entire figure. The arms are the same length as the mortal proportions, but the legs are much much longer.

I am pretty sure sometimes Nightow draws his characters almost 10 heads tall... Every once in a while in the manga, Nightow will illustrate a kind of idealized version of Vash, like, the mythical version. One of those pictures has IMPOSSIBLY LONG LEGS. (Still looks cool, though...)

edit: FOUND IT. [link]

There's no doubt about it, folks. The extra height is in the legs. Even the character design for Vash on the anime is crazy disproportionate. If you look at the model sheet for the anime, you can see that out of 9 heads, 5 of them are LEG. If you compare this to the mortal proportions, it's only 4 heads tall. If you look at NORMAL hero proportions, the legs are still only 4.5 heads tall.

Vash character design probably belongs to either Yasuhiro Nightow or Madhouse Studio.
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This will be the beginning of my new coloring era. Hopefully I will improve with each color. I was surfing around and found this Naruto lineart. It just caught my eye. I hope it's an improvement over my other works, and I hope you enjoy it as well.

Line Art: Kishimoto Masashi
Colors: Me
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Aya from Tenjo Tenge done in blue pen. Took about 2 days.
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I saw this lineart created by the magnificent and I had to color it. Still going with the Cel-Shaded style for now. I hope I did his lines justice, and I hope you all enjoy.

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been a long time since I've been drawing some naruto fanart, so here is one cute Sakura . Don't know why I draw her kinda dancin'... ___;;;
this one's meeant to be colored, hope I'll get the time soon ...

edit: put a bigger size this morning with a watermark. the size is now waaaay bigger than the original, hope it won't affect your judgement ^^;
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Fooray busted out these sickass lines and I had to give them an attempt. Still trying to make a comeback here. Not exactly how I pictured it to look, but at least I'm trying to get back on the right track. I hope ya enjoy it, and I hope I didn't butcher Foo's lines.

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Wacom Graphire 3 Tablet
PSCS2
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, her lines are absolutely out of this world! I hope I did them justice with this color. Please if you've not checked out her gallery you must [link] . This was awesome to color. It was hard for me as well. I think I may have nit picked on to many things and not enough on some others but I think the overall outcome was good. I hope you all enjoy.

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Hmm , Saya from Blood+ - Prologue of the movie Blood! xD
o.o.. vector!
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Finally I've done it.
My main Sonic fanchara, my Mary-sue. Bwahaha.
Critiques requested for character as well.
Special thanks to :iconselena-the-dragon: for translation ;v;
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+Fullview or Hagi will jump out of a bush and smack you with his cello+

I just started watching BLOOD+ and I'm totally hooked. (( I downloaded and watched 43 episodes in 2 days..... ))

Otonashi Saya has just become one of my favorite female anime characters so this just had to be done.
... that and I didn't want to risk ruining Hagi, so I drew Saya instead.. ^^;

Oh, and I know this is her old sword, but I love it to death so I used it instead. I am chronologically impaired.


BLOOD+ © Aniplex, Production I.G
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