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Icarus by driftwoodwolf Icarus by driftwoodwolf
I drew the lines for this several years ago, no kidding. I just never got around to coloring it.

My interpretation of Icarus.

Patterns/textures come from maxyvert, Jungshan, and some other places online.

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Pencil, Photoshop.



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:iconbarefootliam:
barefootliam Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2019
Ah poor Icarus!
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
TwT
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0NE-EYED-MAN-WH0RE Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
I FUCKING LOVE THIS


DAEDALUS IS MY NEW SSBU NICKNAME I LOVE GREEK MYTHOLOGY
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! :D
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0NE-EYED-MAN-WH0RE Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
NP
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SpectralClandestine1 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2019   Artist
Your works are stunning and amazing how well they hold up for keeping
them for a couple years. These would make amazing prints even.
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2019  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much! This one is actually available as a discounted print in my shop, I just forgot to link it in the description :'D
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:iconparablebox:
Parablebox Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Yes, this is what I was looking for. A modern version of early gothic artwork. Well done!
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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:iconparablebox:
Parablebox Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
No, I'm being serious. I really wish there were more of this type of artwork on here.
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I did have plans for another picture in this style, but it might be a while before I get around to finishing it :'D
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:iconparablebox:
Parablebox Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, take your time. It's worth it.
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:iconquintondeveraux:
QuintonDeveraux Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
The Legend of Icarus. Now this would make the most beautiful mosiac-tiled wall-art or even a stained-glass window. It also reminds me of a song I heard years ago,cannot translate it right now but the words for some are... Icarus, thought he could and you lost your proud wings....
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm glad you think so! :>
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:iconquintondeveraux:
QuintonDeveraux Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Ideas and thoughts can enrich people's thinking and sometimes people don't really know what other people think, when you share thoughts people can get inspired...
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:iconaztlanwayne:
aztlanwayne Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2018
Excellent concept and execution.
BTW, Fleet Foxes: wonderful band.
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
Ah yeah, they're so good!
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:iconzaloffshat:
Zaloffshat Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2018
A tragic, but one of my favorite Greek myths! I love the color scheme on this one and the style too!
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah, it's so sad. Thank you!
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:iconzaloffshat:
Zaloffshat Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2018
You're welcome!
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:iconalphabetsoup3376:
AlphabetSoup3376 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2018
This is amazing, I love all the texture 
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:icondanielaivanova:
DanielaIvanova Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2017
Really like the design of this <3
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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DanielaIvanova Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2017
You're very welcome, keep up the wonderful work!
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:iconhyneige:
hyneige Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful interpretation of the myth of Icarus.
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks!
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:iconpuh-gly:
puh-gly Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Breathtaking!
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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ShadowKiwi Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2016   Digital Artist
Your 3D/realism paintings are really good but I think your occasional 2D ones are killer
like this one fav.me/d6ket8p
When the Deviation/Art/Upload is Just Right (icon)  smouldery 2D boys mmn...
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! I like the flat stylized look too, if only digital lines weren't so tedious... even this one's just a pencil scan ;A;

I really need to get back into the traditional groove :eager:
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ShadowKiwi Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016   Digital Artist
^^

oh yes, me too.  Things are a lot easier to draft in paper
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:iconalexdama:
AlexDama Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's a very creative and interesting interpretation of the myth.
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! The wing contraption makes no sense at all but I thought it looked cool, so XD
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:iconalexdama:
AlexDama Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It does!
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WillowEscapee Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
God I love the shattery wings and the spiraly sun. so much fun movement and texture. being icarus is not fun but. ya know.
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driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank youuu~!
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Nel-Tu-Animoke Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing. The colors, the textures, the lines, everything about it is beautiful.
And the sun looks like a sunflower :heart:
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you very much! Haha, yeah it does XD
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:iconnel-tu-animoke:
Nel-Tu-Animoke Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No problem. :)
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:iconmaxyvert:
maxyvert Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Ahh, so pretty :D
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! ^^
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AnonTheDarkOne Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome texture usage dude :). This story always makes me sad though...
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:icondriftwoodwolf:
driftwoodwolf Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! Yeah, it's very tragic...
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AnonTheDarkOne Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yasvmw :). Agreed....:(
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