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this was one of the five special paintings that I made for Christmas, I made one painting for color, this was the red one.


watercolor and ink on watercolor paper (300g)
30cm x 23cm



; red
; pink
; blue
; green
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:iconnathanleesmith:
Great Work!The eyes capture great traumatized look almost a dead stare.I like the nose an mouth you illustrated the mouth damage perfectly.The paleness of the face/Skin emphasizes the drained feeling.The bags under the eyes convey the pain endured.I would have liked to see some runny mascara.That's always a personal favorite of mine.I notice you leave some of your designs open on one side or the other of the face or head.That's great,Im not such a fan of the full outline and detail of every part of the design.Although this one did kinda cut off at the top a little to abruptly,I am conflicted on whether or not that adds or takes away from the overall design.I do like the white cracks you do here and there.That's unique.Overall as with all your work it's GREAT!!! and Im a fan.I myself have 0 watercolor skills/training,so I probably have no right to critique your work,but neway that's my 2 cents.Keep up the Good Work!!!!! In the words of the great Corey Taylor "Stay sick and take care of yourself"
Thx,
NS
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:iconisabell93:
This is beautiful.
The eyes fit well and the colourings of the cracks on the screen and the blood was a well concept. The watercolour hair looks amazing! I just love the textures. I think this was one of the best bloody portraits I have ever seen even if others think it's creepy I love it. I should watch your art more often, and I mustiths add this to my favourites list because it is simply beautiful in many many ways. I will enjoy to watch your art often and post comments, favourite, etc,
Thanks!
All 5/5 because it is so amazing :)
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OscarTylerFitsgerald Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
This is amazing. the shading and the detail really bring life to this marvelous painting. great job.
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AmandaDarko Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2018  Professional Traditional Artist
This is immaculate!
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:iconnymerii:
Nymerii Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so... captivating :o amazing work <3
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:iconjoshuabarbour:
joshuabarbour Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2018
Is this done digitally?
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:iconandromeva:
Andromeva Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2018  Student Interface Designer
No, like said in the description:
"watercolor and ink on watercolor paper (300g)
30cm x 23cm"
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:iconsuvi-iloa:
Suvi-Iloa Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Very nice! Reminds me a bit of the Manics´ album cover for Journal of plague lovers :) 
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:iconludmillaart:
ludmillaart Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2017  Professional General Artist
this is so amazing 
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:iconqhostb0y:
QHOSTB0Y Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
in love with this
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:iconbrandoch-daha:
Brandoch-Daha Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Kind of freaky, kind of cool. Good art.
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:iconchristyharris:
ChristyHarris Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2017
Ohhh wow.
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:iconmusgrave221:
musgrave221 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2017
 tremen!!
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YOKOKY Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2017  Professional General Artist
JOIN MY FROUP AND CONTEST-DEAR :iconcrazyasmyart: CRAZYasmyart
CREAZYLIKE MY ART-I am KAY the founder!
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:iconlune-artsy:
lune-artsy Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The eyes really captured me! The blood and the lightning add such an amazing effect too!
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:iconnomaxart:
NomaxArt Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
love it
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:iconmacabredoodle:
MacabreDoodle Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
This is exactly the sort of art style I always admired.
Great work. :)
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MalariaArt Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2017
Cool !
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:iconcassyallsworth:
CassyAllsworth Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2017   Traditional Artist
Like it very much :D
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:iconfrancescaci:
francescaci Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2017
un po' più di blu sugli occhi e l'avrei adorato...
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:iconparanoid-periwinkle:
paranoid-periwinkle Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful work
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AmbergrisComics Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
The stare is so intense, I also like the contrast between the dark hair and pale face.
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Jweaver7 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2017
This painting is absolutely stunning! I would love to feature it on the first session of the Weekend Garage Show. WGS is hosted through my youtube channel (LeSpooke), it's a weekly segment that will run for about 2 hours every week. On it I'll be pretty much playing DJ with a whole bunch of music from various rock/punk genres. There won't be any video of me since it's just audio, but in place of video, I'd like to feature artists' work in a slideshow format while the music is playing and I'm hosting. All artists will be credited in the slideshow as well as the description with a link to the artist's website/deviant art link. I haven't uploaded any of these WGS sessions yet as I'm just getting started, but if you're interested in having your work be a part of it, I would be thrilled.

A few notes to consider:
-This would be another way to get your work out there for people to enjoy as well as your name as an artist
-Getting your name/work out there could help you network with other artists, mentors, etc. 
-I do not support hate of any kind and so will not feature any art or music that is racist, sexist, homophobic, etc.
-There is a chance that the upload will get taken down due to music copyright issues. Hopefully, youtube will just slap some ads on it and let it fly since I'm not making any money off of it. So worst case scenario, it gets taken down and I can't do it anymore.
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Realmetshow Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2017  Student Filmographer
Amazing!
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:iconkestovaari:
kestovaari Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is unbelievable, i cant stop staring at this. great job! perfection. now i said what i wanted ha! :)
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:iconeisenprinz:
Eisenprinz Featured By Owner May 28, 2017
This makes me cringe, but I really like it ; U ;
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:iconsapriandy:
SapriAndy Featured By Owner May 13, 2017  Professional Traditional Artist
this all nice artwork..very magigk..
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:iconambergriselement:
AmbergrisElement Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
I like the intense stare, amazing work!
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:iconprojectanne:
ProjectAnne Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2017
Creepy but beautiful
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:iconsonjasorgenkind:
SonjaSorgenkind Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Wow, this is deeply disturbing, yet so beautiful 
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:iconaugustine-rc:
Augustine-RC Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2016  Student General Artist
There's just something chaotic in her eyes, like there are tidal waves and earthquakes right beneath her skin... It's breathtaking. The white lines across her face and neck look like water reflecting light, and it's gorgeous. Stay awesome
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:icondisturbinggreen:
DisturbingGreen Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2016   Artist
THE EYES ARE SO PIERCING HELP ME
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:iconartbyfieldsofsage:
artbyfieldsofsage Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your work never ceases to amaze me.  Thanks for making the world a more beautiful place.
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:iconhelenarelativity:
Helenarelativity Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Incredible
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:iconmeonics:
meonics Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
watched your videos on youtube thought you might be on DA. your art is inspiring
 really creative stuff
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valenciaCheng Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014
it's the eyes that do it for me. they are really striking because of their intensity and their color and their shape! i also love the lips. i really get a strong feeling by looking at her lips because my lips get really cracked and inflamed sometimes... amazing picture O__O (sorry for the over-used adjective, i hope you still appreciate!)
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bitemylipsss Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2013
creepy -.-
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:iconkraving:
kraving Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2013
amazing, definitely looks like she is facing the reality of a long bender
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:iconmelancholy-winter:
Melancholy-winter Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My favorite work from you. It reminds me of the heroine of the book "Geisha" by Arthur Golden. 
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:iconenterthetaiga:
enterthetaiga Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
is this uma thurman from pulp fiction?
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:iconslipmaskin:
Slipmaskin Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Mesmerizing!
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savianty Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Professional Interface Designer
Amazing work
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:iconheartisice:
HeartIsIce Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Those thin white lines...? Are those also waterpaint or something else? Love it.
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:iconmasodistic:
Masodistic Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absolutely gorgeous... Those eyes. I feel like they stare straight through me.
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khondjii Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013
I had to prove that I could amount to something I was so lucky to have found this now nobody disrespects me you can have a chance too
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Richie303 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I had to prove that I could amount to something I was so lucky to have found this now nobody disrespects me you can have a chance too
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johnfboslet2001 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Superb...Super...a pleasure to visit your works again!
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confuzzledMia Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
intense.
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