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The Ballerina by KmyeChan The Ballerina by KmyeChan
A friend of mine, who is a dancer and an amazing artist, requested me to draw her a ballerina... so here it is! :D

My very first picture using my brand-new Pantone Tria markers!!!!
I'm sooooo happy I've finally bought them... I'm not perfect with them yet, but they're so incredibly easy and comfortable to use! (Though again, I've always been better with traditional media than with digital...). I love them to bits. Expect a lot of traditional art from me in the next few weeks.... :mwahaha:

I know that the hands suck badly, and I pretty screwed up the face coloring because I started there (yeah, I know, bad idea), and I wasn't having a very good grip on the markers yet, they bleeded and blended more than I expected. So yeah.
But overall, I'm pretty happy with how this came out! :giggle:


[EDIT] Sorry for the reposting. I was told that there were some white strokes left on the border of the picture, so I fixed that up. :)

[Made with Staedtler pigment liners, black marker, grey Pantone Tria markers, colour ink]
[DO NOT use, reproduce or redistribute. I'm planning to use this a a layout for my own website, so please do not use it at any costs. Thanks.]
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:iconskyler172:
Skyler172 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
I love it!
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:iconnataliebug2:
Nataliebug2 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2013
Lucky Pantone Tria markers! It looks amazing by the way. I love it!
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gothicprincess18 Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I don't really do ballet but I love writing about stuff like that (sometime ill post that story that I think was my best ever) and I must must must say that this looks great! And the face isn't un even it looks shaded juuuuust right :)
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nadia8705 Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have been getting more and more into the older type ballet with the longer tutus and I found this on my daily search and had to like a and comment. ^_^
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mandl732 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is my all time favorite, but it reminds me of a sad time in my life. i cant hang this on my wall, but i will always love it for super sentimental reasons. <3
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:iconladykalinaann:
ladykalinaann Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012
OMG! I finally have found you! Saw this picture eons ago somewhere and loved it, but never knew where it was from. So excited to have found it again!
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:iconyvettecartrette:
yvettecartrette Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2011  Hobbyist
This is a very beautiful and interesting piece of work. It reminds me of helena- my chemical romance...
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:iconxxflawlessxx:
xXFlawlessXx Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011
You are too amazing. I love ballet, so this is probably one of my favorites. You have to be one of the most amazing artists, I've ever encountered. You have an endless imagination.
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:iconasiapasek:
asiapasek Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
She's great!
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:iconavatar1234:
Avatar1234 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
... Oh gosh...
This is so pretty! 8D

I especially love the hair and the outfit. <3
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:iconlaurelynfaye:
LaurelynFaye Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2010
Cute, very dark, but cute.
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:iconblack-feather:
Black-Feather Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010  Professional Artisan Crafter
I love the pose and the line styles. Very nice composition.
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:iconrainbowxanimexloverx:
RainbowxAnimexloverx Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2010
i want that dress! haha
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:iconbookfan13:
Bookfan13 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2010
She's a adorable!!
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:iconsquirrelgirl15:
SquirrelGirl15 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
OOOhh so gorgeous!
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:iconphoenix-muse:
phoenix-muse Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2010  Professional General Artist
Amazing composition. Works to great effect. Would make an awesome shirt, or notebook cover.
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:iconlittlemissgloomy:
LittleMissGloomy Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I had to come back to it, I simply love her to bits!!!
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:iconautumn-fyre:
Autumn-Fyre Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow! This is fantastic!
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:iconlittlemissgloomy:
LittleMissGloomy Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Its gorgeous!!
Absolutley brilliant!!
I wish I had half the talent you do!!
(If youve seen my work youll know why!!)
Great job!!
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:iconall-these-kiwis:
All-These-Kiwis Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2009
beautiful.
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:iconsinclair-reid:
sinclair-reid Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2009  Student Digital Artist
pretty awsome work, especially as you are just getting your new markers.
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:iconrocker9317:
rocker9317 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2009
Lindo dibujo, lo que le da la originalidad son especificamente esos colores, tipo sombreados o opacos, a mi parecer le queda perfect!!
Saludos
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:icons3m0la:
S3m0la Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2009
wooow !!! very sweet :D beautiful !!!!
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KoriFaye Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2009
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i hope she'll give you credit. i can't stand it when people copy someone's art and claim it as theirs.
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the message! :)
I think it's been removed, though, because I can't access it.
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:iconkorifaye:
KoriFaye Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2009
good. it was just a crappy copy of your picture, but a very exact one, and i can't have that without seeing any credit to the original artist. >.> ^-^
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Atsuko-kun Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love it !! :heart: I love her dress design :eager: a lot of details *O^
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SweetnessSilver Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2009
This is amazing!
How do you get markers to do that xD
I love the colors
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
They're special art markers, not regular water-based markers you find in any shop, that's why. ;)
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SweetnessSilver Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2009
It's awesome:D
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:iconagnijith:
agnijith Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2009
WoW, she's beautiful
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:iconsolie25:
Solie25 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2009
Lovely! :D
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:iconsamaru-chan:
Samaru-chan Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
This is gorgeous!! I want to draw as well too! :D
:+fav:
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:iconmalditesque:
malditesque Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2009
love it!
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:iconmai-love:
Mai-Love Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2009   Artist
You have done a really nice job.
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:icondementedxdork:
dementedxdork Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2009
Really nice. I like all the layers!
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:iconamichan01:
amichan01 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2008   Writer
Beautiful and graceful!!
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:icont-tasha:
t-tasha Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008  Hobbyist
Amazingly adorable~
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:iconfowlest:
fowlest Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2008
its beautiful! i love the way the layering of the dress came out
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:iconhell-kaiser-jessi:
hell-kaiser-jessi Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2008
I figure I should -ask- before I do this, so -- ah, here goes. XD

Do you mind if I actually physically -make- that dress? It's a gorgeous design (and probably going to be the end of me) and I would love to try my hand at making it to wear.

Thanks! ♥
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Please do, no problem at all! :D
As long as you're not planning to mass-produce it or something, obviously!
I'd love to see some pictures once you're done!
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hell-kaiser-jessi Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2008
XD I don't have the motivation to mass-produce, I'd just like to wear it to like, cosplay masquerades and military formals and such like that.

Thank you so much for your permission!
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Marusya90 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2008
love it^-^
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:iconhippoinatutu:
hippoinatutu Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008
oh i love it!!!!!!!!!!! i'm a ballerina too!!! you can tell by my username...lolness....awesome job!!!!
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:icondream182:
Dream182 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008
sooo cute...!!! *__*
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:iconso0oltan:
So0oltan Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2008
Nice.......Very Nice
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:iconkdwright21:
kdwright21 Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2008
I always love all of your work, this is such a great piece
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:iconcher1946:
Cher1946 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008
Very Pretty!!
I'm Loving your work!!!
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:iconmishie-moo:
Mishie-Moo Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2008
I am just using this as a reference to what I woud like to do, enjoy the dress. Not sure if I will use the idea, but just so as you are aware. Thanks
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When-Zombies-DIE Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2008
All of the details on the top, the dress, the contrast, I love it all. This is one of my favorites by you. And at least you can draw hands >_< The hands that I draw probably don't even count as hands, they're so atrocious.
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