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The Golden Cage

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By Devinian   |   Watch
Published: October 9, 2014
© 2014 - 2020 Devinian
I really wanted to try something new again not knowing what I'm signing to. This one solidified my conviction that painting straight lines on PC is just awful. If I ever were to make another interior I will stick with the art-nouveau style, which will narrow straight lines to the necessary minimum (and will fitt ponies more).
This was definitely an interesting learning experience, but I'm still not completely sure how the composition in the interior works. If any of you have any tips on how to improve at the interrior painting, feel free to share.
Thank you all for the continous support, even during my complete absence!

Yes, this was a long break, but I'm back again and eager to do some new stuff. If you asked about the commision, please contact me again...!
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5255x3026px 3.07 MB
Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
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UH this picture is gorgeous.
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No matter how beautiful it is, a prison is still a prison.
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Twilight1FanMLPHobbyist Artist
That is truly bootiful!!
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JoeMavroHobbyist General Artist
Impressive! If MLP had a bigger budget, maybe Celestia's chamber WOULD have looked somethng like this. I'd love to see Luna's chamber in you style some time. 
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Incredibly stunning and amazing!
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LittleSlimyHobbyist General Artist
Truly a magnificent Golden Cage for the ageless Princess of the Sun.
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kaciekkHobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely stunning. Love the colors, the details, the composition. 
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Woah... Awesome.
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doll-zenStudent General Artist
This is insane and simply stunning 
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GermanIdolGodHobbyist Photographer
THis is honestly one of the most incredible things I've seen all year. Truly fantastic and amazing.
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DadPool9902Student Filmographer
I think Lazy Nezumi Pro has a perspective tool that help you make straight lines in perspective. Do you have a Graphic tablet or something more similar to the no display accessories? I've found some good old plastic drafting equipment and some French Curves work wonders on my 27QHD Touch.
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AmirShinobiHobbyist General Artist
Wow!!! This is marvellous!!!
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Soulapple1031Student Digital Artist
I love Celestia's dress!
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JojoDaggerbackHobbyist Traditional Artist
Ah,so that is art-nouveau!! That explain why this remind me so much of Kaladesh! I'm really in awe at this one Clap Clap

I'm quite curious of how you balanced your color wheel, can you give any insight on that?  Bunny Emoji-70 (Please to meet you) [V4] 
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This is beautiful! I love it!Raven: *GASP!* Awesome 
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BBBHueyHobbyist General Artist
Really love the detail and texture. This is amazing work :D
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This is really, really beautiful. I do feel the style, layout and overall feel of the imagery stand out. It seems to accentuate around Celestia nicely and the added bonus of her regalness yet, she doesn't come off as overly encompassing. I have to say despite your criticism (as artists or even writers we are sometimes our own worst critics) that this piece is better then expected. Simply put, it's quite stunning and gorgeous.
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