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This was something for me to learn more. Much like killing 10 birds with 1 stone, I wanted to hit one areas that I have not painted before or not worked on much to learn new things and study a little more closely. I still have alot to learn and I think this really helped. I started this to be a speed painting...so much for that lol


Time: 1 week +
Photoshop CS3/ Wacom Graphire 4

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Xerces's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-empty: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
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beautifully done! The sky and clouds look so wonderful! and nicely realistic too. you've put so much effort into the water as well, which looks great with the difference in colours and texture to the water- especially the crests riding their way to the shore. The rocks are looking rather realistic as well- even though I study the damn things, I know they're ridiculously hard to draw and texture right, so hats off to you.
Lastly, the girl looks fantastic. her hair looks so perfect, and the detail in her dress is wonderful. it never ceases to amaze me the way people can drawn and texture fabric so well.
All in all, a breath-taking piece.
projektDREAM's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
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Once again another amazing piece of art.
The color scheme is absolutely fantastic. I enjoy the way they blend together on a natural scale. The way you can still determine the line between sky and sea. And the great fog rolls that are coming in. The waves down by the rocks and the ones crashing into them are a great touch.
The sky is great as well with the moon still high in the sky whilst the sun breaks the horizon. Looks to me like there is a hidden dragon or something of the sort coming in as well.
Great details on the cliffs as well, you can really feel that they are indeed jagged cliffs not just a straight drop.
Last but not least is the lady. Absolutely stunning. The way you have portrayed her. And the way she has portrayed how she feels. Is great.
My one and only real discretion would be that the highlight on the clouds is a little to bright with the angle of the sun where it is. So they are a little outlined. But nothing too big of a deal.
Fantastic work my friend.
bear48's avatar
I agree

well written
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Dystatic-Studio's avatar
You, good sir, have told all of my though and rating of her art! :love:
LindaLisa's avatar
...Wonderful and well written!! That makes me so happy and touching ^^ You have a great eye seeing the little hidden things :heart:

You are so kind and sweet and I thank you deeply :glomp:
projektDREAM's avatar
Just throwing the truth out there. Great work :)
Children7's avatar
Breath taking! 
profutur1971's avatar
Beautiful image! Beauty, Charmed and more ! Good job ![link]
Maarel's avatar
Hi! :hug: I hope that your day is very nice and I want to tell yiu, that your wonderful work has been featured here: [link]

:heart: Good luck! and have a nice weekend!!! :heart:
LindaLisa's avatar
Thank you very much! You have a GREAT weekend too!
Zumea's avatar
wow, dramatic and beautiful
allycat265's avatar
This is simply amazing. The colors you used, the detail incorporated, just amazing.
LindaLisa's avatar
Thank you very much Allycat! :D
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KuroYaoi's avatar
That's amazing. o.o
PhoenixOfLegend's avatar
Absolutely beautiful.
LindaLisa's avatar
awww thank you!
CptnEdge's avatar
Truly beautiful..what more can I say I think it is perfect.
MirandaPavelle's avatar
excellent clouds :wow: sorry i am a huge fan of clouds :)
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