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Lulu FFX by lithriel Lulu FFX by lithriel
My husband commenting while I was working on the jewelery: "Hey, her necklace isn't connected"
Me being smart: "Maybe it's magic..."
My husband: "You mean like how she uses magic to keep her dress on?"

ROFL!!!

This is my tribute to Lulu from FFX, one of my favorite characters from that game. She does look like she's always about to fall out of her dress, especially when she bends over after every battle. O_o
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:iconfreeza-frost:
freeza-frost Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
looks awesome!

only prob is her mole is on the wrong side. ^^;
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MrOtterson Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What a beautiful portrait of Lulu. The textures are so real.
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DarkSchneider62 Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2015
More that beautiful !
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ArtySpartyGirl Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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Norsalam Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Very nice work of Lulu, the art is wonderful! The complexion is very good!
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Pirgopolinice Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2015
astonishing work
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:iconchibi-jennifer:
Chibi-Jennifer Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2015
Gorgeous <3 You captured her perfectly :)
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StoryTellingChoir Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Lulu is such an intense character when you look at her, and I'm grateful that you captured that, especially with her eyes. 

I do agree, it is absolute bogus she can keep that dress on anytime a day... It's a mix between a push-up dress and something so loosely fitted she ought to drop it... 

I know it is a while ago you posted this piece, but I do have one suggestion. The drawing looks great, but my eye caught something which really bothers me. The entire thing is so neatly detailed and seems to have been drawn thoroughly. Then, all the way out to the right by her dress, it's as if the details kind of... die. I miss the dress hugging her shoulder being smoothed like it has been on the left side. That's all, though xD The rest is gorgeous to say the least. 
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fugimoto Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015
your husband is a brilliant wise@$$ lol that had me ROFL too though i like your initial explanation of it being magic lol works for me anyways!
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Mettaminx Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is soo beautiful
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restrainher Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014
This would have to be the most realistic portrait of Lulu I have ever seen.
Simply astounding beyond words..
.. it would be nice if she looked a little more happy or just simply less mean.. but regardless this is still in a class all by itself!

BTW I did commission an artwork over a month ago starring Lulu.
It also features Yuna and some sensual bondage.
If you would care to have a look:

fav.me/d7pupen

Though it is alright if you would rather not.. but I hope you enjoy :)
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EditWizardCanvas Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
its gorgeous :D
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Goldenhorns2332 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
nice realistic painting.
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staniken Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014
Very nice.
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PaolaMariela Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Best Lulu fanart ever!! La la la la 
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Prone24get Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Student Digital Artist
This is my all time favorite picture of lulu from everywhere. The shading perfectly suits lulu's personalityClap . Very well done
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:iconantictra:
Antictra Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2014
Spectacular Lulu! Beautiful portrait, she looks radiant!
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seimeisamarian Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2013
Magnificent...
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ErisOnWheels Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013
Love Lulu, love this. I quite like her jewelry! You made a gorgeous portrait.
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:iconmt-artwork:
MT-Artwork Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning <3
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Sasha1378 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013
The best Lulu portrait around :)
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DippyWerewolf Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013   Digital Artist
This is beautiful! I especially love her hair. Excellent work!
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RobbieBr Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2013
Meu pau ficou duro!
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HaruKazuhira Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Stunning. Love the eyes, they're perfect.
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ChelseaHantken Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Soo beautiful! I completely agree... she's such a slappa! :XD:
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DrXPS Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
NICE!!
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A7xshadowgirl Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
This is gorgeous! :)
I love how smooth the coloring and effects are! :clap:
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dreamingdays Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012
beautiful ^^
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oO-Monkey-Oo Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist
Wow! Absolutely gorgeous work :)
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Ehzoterik Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012
Wow. This is really good!
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inkdeathLJlover Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
This is AMAZING!! What brushes did you use? :)
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:iconlithriel:
lithriel Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
The default round and hard brushes.
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pureverve Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2012   Digital Artist
FFX is my favorite game of ALL TIME! and thats totally true about her dress, lol.
very good job on painting her, you did her justice :D
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ZellyKat Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012  Professional General Artist
Your husband is funny. Very pretty Lulu painting. I love it.
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ArtbroSean Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
That's really great. Really well done and very realistic.
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Pockaru Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work! I love this character so much, and you did awesome on this!
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Julie-Tr Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
So perfect! looks real! That lightining on her face is fantastic! :clap:

(forgive my english)
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lightning-13 Featured By Owner May 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You MUST tell me how you managed to draw her so damn perfectly, which tools did you use?? especially her skin.. I'm really bad at it!
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lithriel Featured By Owner May 21, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Sorry I am just getting back to you. I used the hard round brush and soft round brush set to pressure sensitivity with a tablet in photoshop. Paint like you would in real life building up the color.

There is no secret brush or tool when it comes to painting anything- whether skin or what have you. It's more about knowing about how light reacts to the surface you are painting. Realism comes with many hours of drawing from life with traditional medium and in my case an art degree on top of that. Reference helps in most cases especially if you are a beginner. In this case I did use a loose ref which helped me as a starting point to know where the light source is but it is unrecognizable from the source. Hope that helps!
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LostOddity Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2012
Wow, this is just exquisite, she looks real! I love the textures/colours/etc. Definitely one for the favourites.
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Bethasaur Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow this is fantastic :D I love Lulu! And this has just made me love her more!
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Niege Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2012
Stunning. She's my fave too :)
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Fantasy-Fashionista Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gorgeous...
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DustyFrames Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
Definitley one of my favorite FF characters.


I still have beef with Wakka >__<.



Excellent EXCELLENT picture!!
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Fenriswoelfin Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I should grab out my old PlayStation2 to see her again. Love LuLu for looking like a real hot black witch. Thanks for remember me. This Picture is so damn amazing! Great Work!
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ShiningPirate Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Right? I always wondered why they let her bend over xD Like she is a total slut :C
Lulu was my favorite character with fighting, until I discovered how strong yuna and tidus were xD
And then I neglected her ;_; Oh well, union knight is way too hard to get anyway :dummy:(I CANT DODGE THAT MUCH LIGHTNING :C)

ANYWAY, nice art :3
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lithriel Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I was jittery for hours after dodging the lightning... Seriously, I was so stressed. Wakka's was the one I never bothered getting. Blitzball was zero fun for me.
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ShiningPirate Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Blitzball sucks xD I never win, and Wakka is my weakest char anyway.
I think I only have yuna's celestial at full power xD Maybe Tidus his weapon too.. I can't remember. I guess I'm too lazy :>
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2195Razielim Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:love:
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TheLandoBros Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Really cool, I really like this one, seeing there's so much pretty crappy Lulu art circling around on DA. I reckon she's a great character, and deserve more than that : (
But this one's amazing~ Instant fav.

Speaking of Lulu and falling out, I actually colored a Lulu-fanart a friend made not long ago. If you're a Lulu fan, you might like it :)
[link] Check it out~
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