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love and war
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Published: August 10, 2008
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Playing around with a color combination I don't usually use. There's really no point to this picture other than that I wanted to draw some elves. ^_^

The usual. Start to finish in photoshop. Used posemaniacs face ref for the guy's profile since he kept coming out too girly at first. He's still kinda girly, but not so much that I mind.
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Leasaurus12's avatar
Leasaurus12Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful colors!
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Arsynal16Hobbyist Writer
Magnificent...
LornaGrae's avatar
He's not girly! He's just angular, like I always imagine elves lol
I adore this. Gorgeous colors and I love the sense of, "this is war, it sucks, but at least I have you," going on. Am I the only one picking up on that?
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Arsynal16Hobbyist Writer
I don't know... I see it more like "Love always goes hand in hand with war" , the dark colours are bringing more "dead-end" situation. Like they have no other choice but to fight this battle, their faces are sad and resigned. The scenery is truly beautiful though.
LornaGrae's avatar
I just read the recent comments on the profile :(
truly a loss for the world...
ultimatede's avatar
That's awesome! I really love the color combination. It definitely worked out
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AmrasVeryanHobbyist Digital Artist
Nice Work! Fav!!
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KaytaraHobbyist Digital Artist
...You should read the recent comments on the artist's profile. :(
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WOOGA0325Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love the detail and coloring. :D Great job! :aww:
Marcrin's avatar
hmm now this is what i imagined the inheritance saga to be like (eragon books), top stuff lovin the elvish look and the colouring!
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DejavoooHobbyist General Artist
I love the splash of golden colors on the cloaks and the sky. Its amazing. Really!
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IndeneStudent Traditional Artist
Wow... it's so dramatic! And i love it!^^
arianasoligam's avatar
it's wonderful! nice work.
:meow: :meow: :meow:

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NehliraFalcon50Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow :o Amazing!
InhumanInfernalBrood's avatar
This is just beautiful. Perfect way to show what love is.
knight1128's avatar
wow this is so cool , did u make this pic?
Heartion's avatar
HeartionHobbyist General Artist
I like this. The "Girly guy" is fine. He's an elf. They both look like an attractive couple. And the war is illustrated well enough. gj
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ApeinHobbyist Digital Artist
marvelous work
LadyDeathDemon's avatar
it is sooo fantastic! love it! breathtaking work!
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soapybubbles3Student General Artist
Love this picture! Reminds me of Isabella of Castile and Ferdinand of Aragon because of when they were on campaign and deeply in love with each other… absolutely beautiful piece!
RIP I'm sorry I never got a chance to view your work and tell you how excellent it was before...
Immortal-hikari's avatar
So dramatic and gorgeous! Love it
Isla-16's avatar
holy shit that is amazing
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