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kiriban - d r e a m b r i n g e r {single}
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Published: October 31, 2012
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I strongly recommend you view the quad - it has this and 3 other EPIC versions you really HAVE to see!


Woo, another one finished! About 3/4 of this was made during join.mes. :P

Fairly overdue kiriban for ~16Jasmine16 of her character Stella :D

I'm really happy with this one... last time I was truly happy with a manip was back in 2010, so it's an awesome feeling. :D I am so happy with myself for a ton of stuff here:
- removed white stockings - I couldn't find a tutorial on dA about how to do this so I just made it up XD,
- turning a horse from practically no muscle structure to one with quite a bit of definition (thanks to *devils-horizon's way),
- awesome hair - especially the tail! :D And I was fretting over that earlier, haha. The mane isn't as good as it was when it was shorter (too short), but such is life. XD I've been struggling a ton with HAIR FLOW ISSUES apparently, so I think this is a massive improvement,
- my first reflection - woo!, and
- blending 3 pieces together for the background. :P How'd I do? (BTW, thanks to ~saftkeks13 for the idea of a "huge-ass" moon :P)

Not too happy with the ends of the mane or the grounding but eh, they're not that bad.

:bulletblue:Info:
Layers: 33 visible + 106 not visible = 139 total layers
Time taken: About 12 hours over a little over 2 days.
WIPs: None this time since I pretty much just join.me'd the whole way through. XD

:bulletred:Stock:
Horse: [link] by *fillyrox (:iconfillyrox:)
Background: [link] by ~greenleaf-stock (:icongreenleaf-stock:)
Sky: [link] by ~Nalia-Te-Agashoine (:iconnalia-te-agashoine:)
Moon: [link] by ~AMOY-si (:iconamoy-si:)
Star Brushes: [link] by ~Faeth-design (:iconfaeth-design:)
Action: High Pass Sharpen in Finishing Touches Action Set by `night-fate (:iconnight-fate:)


And thanks very much for the tutorials used as well:
[link] by ~Peace-of-Art/*kayceeus
[link] by =Printed-Shadows - this tutorial filled in all the gaps in my knowledge about hair painting... it's magical.
[link] by *ladynaevia

And thank you so much to everyone who stopped into my join.me and especially to those who stayed around to chat and/or give advice! :heart:

edit;;
11/04/12 - Finally added the missing brindle markings. Also changed text, added more tutorials, darkened stockings, made the overlay color a little more teal-ish, and... I think that's about it. XD

Not going to redo the quad images since I'm lazy and my computer is being slow. XD So you can still view the original there.

As usual, ALL comments, critiques, and :+fav:s appreciated! :heart:
Thank you so much for viewing, commenting, and/or :+fav:ing! :heart:
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glitchHPStudent Digital Artist
I really do admire the details, lluv. Great job. :)
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
Thanks so much, Glitch! :heart:
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AraylenStudent Filmographer
Wow. :o Nice work.
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Thank you so much! :heart:
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StarlitStablesHobbyist General Artist
i love the lighting!
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
Thank you so much! :heart: :heart:
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StarlitStablesHobbyist General Artist
welcome!
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:heart:
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duskbeguileProfessional Digital Artist
Gorgeous, my dear. c:
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
Thank you so much! :heart: It means a lot. :D
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duskbeguileProfessional Digital Artist
D'aww. :D
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
:heart:
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saftkeks13Hobbyist Digital Artist
Turned out so pretty (= Btw, my favorites are the first and the third one :D :heart:
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
Thanks so much! :heart:
Okay. XD Yeah, the third seems to be a favorite. XD
BTW, thanks for the "huge-ass" moon idea :D
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saftkeks13Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, you're welcome.^^ If you want to enter my mentorship program also as a student, I'd certainly take you :D :heart:
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
I guess I can, then. XD
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saftkeks13Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D :hug:
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
:huggle:
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16Jasmine16Hobbyist Digital Artist
omygosh lluvia. this is so beautiful! you went all out! i love the hair and the markings.. i just noticed. i think you forgot the brindle markings on her legs. lol! anyway, i was so floored to read that this was your first reflection. *dies* it's amazing! gonna have to say the third, teal, version of this is my favorite. :giggle: btw, do you think i could have the (teal) version without the 'dreambringer' to use on a sim?
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
Yeah, I noticed that last night that I forgot the brindling. :/ I wrote that on your page, too, LOL... do you want me to fix it? XD It's gonna take a while since my detailing layer is like...all the way at the bottom of the merged stuff :/

And yup, haha.

And sure, of course! :D Do you want me to put any text on it?

Thank you so much! :heart:
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16Jasmine16Hobbyist Digital Artist
it would be nice if you added it in. xD she doesn't isn't stella without the markings. C; and no, you don't have to add any text. keep the credits tho. :la:

have i mentioned how sweet and amazing and great of an artist you are? :hug:
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
Okay.
I'll add it in either late tonight or... something. XD

And awww :hug: Thank you! :D
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BailanduSiluetaHobbyist Interface Designer
absolutely stunning lluvia <33 the hair is gorgeous, as is the lighting and detailing, and you're definitely improving (:
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letrainfalldownStudent General Artist
:o Thank you so much! :heart: :heart: It means a lot - especially the hair. XD Somehow the hair totally worked out this time, haha...
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