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Very, very scenic artwork. However there's a lack of contrast between the background and the focus (which is the girl in the foreground) - if you can touch up by bringing both the Background color and line work into a more faded finish, you will definitely achieve a more stunning look..
I really like the costume details however and this is a very strong point of yours. Also, you may want to put stronger shadows on the foreground characters (sheep, and girls) as well as additional details on the floor tiles.
Other than this your scene is very well planned and pleasing to look at.
Stavri-SymeonidouProfessional Digital Artist
This is my second favorite from your artworks! I just love this scene! Your depiction of nature, the sheep and of course the main character. She is marvelous! The traditional somewhat ethnic clothing, her hut, the patterns on the clothes. It makes you feel that she is deep connected with culture and she is where she is suppose to be! Great artwork!
TsuchanProfessional General Artist
Lovely piece! I really enjoy the color palate you chose, and the background is nicely detailed, giving the viewer a lot to look at. The girl and black sheep looking on from the background are a nice touch. It makes the viewer wonder what their story is.
Hm, I'm not very good at critique, but I'll try. You've managed to keep the viewer focused quite well on the main subject of the picture despite a wealth of detail in the illustration. I think it works because of a few factors. 1. The white of the concrete and the sheep is very eye catching when the rest of the picture is mostly hues of green and gray. So your eye instantly focuses there. 2. The focal figure and her sheep are in sharp focus, while the background is just slightly blurred and diffuse, much like the focus of an actual photograph. I think this makes the picture work much better that if the background details had been just as crisp and in focus as the girl herself. Having her clothes colored an aqua blue shade with red details also help focus audience attention as they stand out very well compared to background colors. 3. Restricting your choice of colors to quiet harmonious ones in the background helps keep the picture from feeling cluttered. Anyway, I hope my comments aren't too stupid and are somewhat useful. By the way, I love seeing art with a shepherdess. I wish we had more art of things like dairy maids, farmers, and shepherds on Deviantart.