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Himalaya Sunset

Another quick painting from last night but returning a bit to a more familiar subject, just with a fresh approach. The lighting isn't perfect I don't think but I wasn't aiming for perfection, just a more pronounced mood than is usual for my work. All done in ps, start to finish, no sketching for the snowy, just straight painting.

tools: PS cs2, wacom Bamboo
Size: 1300x2000 at 200dpi
time: 3-4 hours
Prints: same as with my other speedpaints, if requested C:
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jillcb's avatar
I think this is great, really sums up the isolation of the leopard. 
Louve--Blanche's avatar
Good job! This panther is very majestic!
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SilverTidalWave's avatar
This is so gorgeous!
xXForestMist's avatar
Great work, I love the expression on his/her face, almost like it's trying to decide something important. :)
ArdorFearless's avatar
This is visually enchanting! Just love the colors blend on the pelt. Snow leopards are the most beautiful of all the big cats.
BirdKatt's avatar
omg what? HIMALAYA? aah this is just like Diego in my own story! lol everything in my story happened in himalaya kinda!!! 
JillHoffman's avatar
So beautiful. I wish this was painted on my walls.
CorgiFoxi's avatar
such a pretty snow leopard, nice job.
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AnimaloftheNight's avatar
Ow, damn! O.o awesome!
Le-laa's avatar
i´m wordless
Mazdi's avatar
A "quick painting with poor lighing" for you is a stunning, breathtaking piece of art for me. Your work is at a calibre I can't even dream of. Thank you for sharing your art...this is very inspiring!
DarkElektra's avatar
Great artwork! well done! :clap: :hooray:
sirwatson's avatar
Really cool, thanks for posting!
Karinart8's avatar
really pretty! i luv it!
Hazey1988's avatar
really serene, nice work
heavenslight2012's avatar
Love this picture, just in every way, the way you transferred from the snow to light of the sun to the starlit sky, it really creates an alluring energy to it, which makes it one of my favorite pictures :)
Teliko-Pardus's avatar
It's simply amazing, if you think about the fact, that you did this piece in only 4 hours.....I totally love the scenery. The mountains in the far background with the last light of the day touching the peaks for a last time, before the night takes over. The stars look totally great above it all too and give the picture a kinda dreamy theme. And of course the snowleopard....Simply wow for the damn great anatomy again. Absolutely amazing picture again:D
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Aaronexalin's avatar
wow~ that's beautiful ^__^ i luv it
CorusTenebrae's avatar
beautiful work cx
The-Misfit's avatar
now i remember where i got the inspiration for my pic "A Change In The Wind". I drew it about 2 years ago and thought i lost it. i also forgot where the inspiration came from. Thanks for inspiring me, and i will add a link!
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