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Leo (Steps)

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Hooray for saving iterations in the right places!

So this one started off a little wonky; I'd intended to go more stylized with it initially, but I found that just wasn't working for what I wanted, so it gradually moved towards just being a more realistic take on a lion. I used a bunch of different brushes at various stages for this, and my trusty blender from Kyle's brushpacks. Reference used was my own!

Toward the very end, I applied a quick layer adjustment (levels) because it was feeling slightly washed out!

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WildlifeBen's avatar
Sivaimp's avatar
GOD that last one looks REAL! :wow:
StarAmpharos's avatar
Masterpiece! So photorealistic!
VuBui91's avatar
wow! nice shapes and colors !
Konveekou's avatar
lovely rendering process!
Serial-Painter's avatar
It's fascinating to see the different stages. If you didn't see them you'd truly think this was magic.
RoroZoro09's avatar
So beautiful, luv your works :D
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Pootgato's avatar
hello! I love the painting what art program do you use?
kepperoni's avatar
Thanks! Adobe Photoshop CC.
JPZKisakae's avatar
It looks real! How?!
PeafowlArtist's avatar
I love those paintings of lions!!
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KittyKeera's avatar
That is amazing!
piecebypiece81's avatar
so majestic and beautiful
Mads2557's avatar
I would honestly be happy with drawing the first one!!
hard060's avatar
yeah me too!
but the last 1? No i would never xD
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