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Spirit of the Forest
By arisuonpaa   |   Watch
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Published: December 28, 2015
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Had a chance to finish the painting during the holidays. What do you think?

Painted digitally in Corel Painter with color adjustments and final unsharp mask filter done in Photoshop CS. A few different forest photos were loosely referenced, and my 5yo son was kind enough to pose as the troll :).

Already thinking of the next painting: should I this time record the painting process and do a time lapse video of it?

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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
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I-Am-A-Flying-Bird's avatar
I-Am-A-Flying-Bird|Hobbyist General Artist
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CMAvenger1|Student Digital Artist
Amazing drawing, good job!
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centrifugalstories|Professional Writer
Superb lighting, excellent sense of depth, beautiful color palette.
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Tul-lile|Student Digital Artist
Very beautiful! The light in the background gives this piece a very warm atmosphere.
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Nirozozo's avatar
Amazing!! Love the setting~
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MerakiandMangoes|Hobbyist General Artist
This is really a lovely piece! I love the sense of magic and mystery, and the lighting is perfect!
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alexiafelix|Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg this lights are so dreamful <3 love this art so much
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KinimiHucashi|Student General Artist
It has such a warm aura too, great job :D
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Kirasel's avatar
Oh wow.  Yeah, this is pretty beautiful, I really love the colors here, it's very serene.

Yes, please do a time lapse video, I'd be fairly interested to see the process.
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frenchfox's avatar
Gorgeous ! :clap:
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monochom's avatar
.. mysterious but somehow heavy.. your trees have bums and distorted branches.. they give a vibe of an aged but serene forest by the virtues of morning light..
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DragonMatterGames's avatar
watch for a watch?  This is really good also.
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iaolmu|Hobbyist General Artist
Hieno tunnelma.
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AstralChrist|Hobbyist General Artist
this is absolutely gorgeous 
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Marcusrafaelft|Student General Artist
Nice work! Love the colors and the lightning, very well done!
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kupieckorzenny|Student Digital Artist
Beautiful work! I love the brush strokes, they're very expressive. The lighting and color palette are lovely too.
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Angel-Lynne|Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is beautiful! I really like the colors and the overall scene.
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TychyTamara|Professional Digital Artist
I love it! Nice lighting
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rce-ordinary| Digital Artist
this is so stunning. i like the colors and the scene
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Avefebris|Student Digital Artist
Pretty cool
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LottaLiberta| Traditional Artist
I love the painterly feel and your color palette. The warm light and the scene in general are great! :)
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AmbergrisElement|Student Traditional Artist
I like the mysterious atmosphere of the whole scenery,especially the sunrays between the trees are captured very well here.Lovely work!
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ZoevanRumt|Hobbyist Photographer
that looks cute and cool! great work!
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