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This is a commission for atelierv   Created with Photoshop CS2, Paint Tool Sai, and Wacom Intuos3 tablet.

The commission details I was given was to draw a pinup of any character of my choosing. Plan A got scrapped due to a corrupted psd file (dont ask), so I opted for Plan B, a Manga/Sailor Moon Crystal Version of Princess Serenity.

Awhile back I saw some images online of backlit dresses (light behind the person or at the right angle) that reveal the figure underneath. So I decided to give it a try, but make a moonlit version. Back-lighting kinda drove me crazy for a number of hours, but eventually I got it right. Water is still kinda meh, but I wanted it transparent enough to see some of her dress yet. Also butts are hard to draw. D:

This was an artist judgment call, but I did not add the "butt bow". Since this was a commission especially for pinup art, I felt the bow would have taken more away from the figure in the image.

Anyway, I hope y'all like it. :)
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moonlitinuyasha1985 Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2018
I'm not going to lie, I am in no way a fan of SMC. :(


Though, it is always nice to see Princess Serenity's cute bum.
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MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2017
Beautiful  work on her 
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Moon-Shadow-1985 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017
Reminds me of something I read about in from the "Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon" 1st Arc Artbook, & the "Bishōjo Senshi Sailor Moon" Materials Collection Artbook: 
* ai-no-senshi.net/gallery/artbo… & ai-no-senshi.net/media/image-g…
* gallery.missdream.org/albums/s… & missdream.org/sailor-moon-scan…
* mangastyle.net/images/material… & mangastyle.net/sailormoon-mate…
&
* mangastyle.net/images/artbook1… & mangastyle.net/sailormoon-artb… & mangastyle.net/

Liner Notes: 
"Title page of the October 1992 Nakayoshi -- Media: Color ink, tone -- Paper: Canson": 

~~“This is a work I love, which I drew using only my favourite colours. I really wanted to draw this princess pose. This is the sacred fountain of the moon sanctuary. The blue thing floating in the distance is Earth. This is the first image I got of Princess Serenity and the castle ruins on the moon.”~~

:)
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017  Professional General Artist
Yeah I kinda had in mind this chapter page from the first arc of sailor moon (I think thats what you were getting at): mangastyle.net/images/artbook1…

However I wanted it at a different angle. ^^;;
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Moon-Shadow-1985 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2017
What do you have planned next?  A family portrait?  Three generations of the Lunar Matriarchy? 

:)
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2017  Professional General Artist
Sailor moon wise? Nothing at the moment. I tend to draw whatever comes to mind when it's sailor moon...lol. Right now I'm trying to get some commissions done before April 8th, and redraw 2 months worth of art lost, due to a malfunctioning usb drive. Blarg....

At least most of the art lost was inking and not full colors. Inking takes me maybe an hour and coloring takes waaay longer.
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Moon-Shadow-1985 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2017
Best of luck. 

:)
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bhsdesk Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Gorgeous.
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks! C:
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mayuralover Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
oh wow, she's beautiful!
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thankies~
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Supremechaos918 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Hobbyist Interface Designer
This is seriously gorgeous!!
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks! :D
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LETMESEEBEUTY Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017
Beautiful and fun 
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks! :D
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MagicalCrystalWings Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Aaaah! This turned out so lovely! I love how you can see through the fabric due to it being wet and in the light. The water looks great and the sky looks fantastic!
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Delight046 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Professional General Artist
Thanks! I worked many long hours on this picture. C:
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MagicalCrystalWings Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can tell! Really shows too. :)
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