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Published: January 10, 2012
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Something that started as something more humble but decided to grow a bit in scale C:. This is my half of a trade with the very patient and lovely hawaiianstile who made me a beautiful and extremely dangerous sharktooth pendant (and there's really no safe way of storing it, I discovered =D!). Since Keone loves to dive, I knew I wanted to depict his character under water from the start but I just never knew what I wanted to do. As always this started with a bunch of waffling about in photoshop..I got a bit carried away with this piece, but I hope you enjoy it ^_^. I am habitually slow with art trades and hence why I usually don't take them, or if I do, request that the other party finish their half after I finish mine ;D!. The fish are Teardrop Butterflyfish which can be found in the waters around Hawaii.

size:4320x2700 at 300dpi
tools:Photoshop and wacom intuos 3
time taken:? broken up over a few days between other things
Prints: Find prints in my store at [link]
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Curious about seeing works in progress or random doodles or other silly artsy stuff I don't think to post elsewhere?

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Sproo-the-Wolfdeer's avatar
Sproo-the-Wolfdeer|Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love how natural EVERYTHING looks!
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Zunar|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing work!
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BulbaFriend|Student Traditional Artist
Here fishy!
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Snake557|Hobbyist Digital Artist
so beautiful!!
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LadySerpent|Professional Artist
People must love this one; I've seen various copies of it all over the place lately.


Hope you're well.
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penelloppe|Hobbyist Photographer
This is one of the most beautiful pieces of art I've ever seen! Congrats!
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PhotosCrystalJones|Hobbyist Photographer
Great work !!!  =^-^=
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JasonODonnovich|Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful!
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W17's avatar
Lovely ^_^
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J-P-S|Hobbyist Digital Artist
You is Expert Congratulations!
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No words to describe  how incredible this is!!
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Oceandepth|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, this is AWESOME. I LOVE the light reflections!!
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PukingrainbowsArts|Professional General Artist
Superb details & beautifully rendered too, this is absolutely magnificent :clap: !! 
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Rozh-Fox's avatar
Holy piece!!!
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RNDave|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love all your deviations, but this is my fav :+fav: :clap:
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SeekingWater|Hobbyist General Artist
this is... oh my god this is absolutely gorgeous!
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Manocat|Hobbyist Digital Artist
FAV PHOTO EVA! i have as a wallpaper EVERYWHERE!
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wow ! It's so pretty :D
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