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breathe by loish breathe by loish
a new piece i've been working on, on and off, since january.
forgot to mention when i posted this: i used some pictures as 'texture' on this image, especially for the lake and  a bit for the sky as well! the photos are from my personal canada vacation collection :)

Detail1 by loish  Detail2 by loish Detail4 by loishDetail3 by loish 

drawn in photoshop cs5 with an intuos4 and cintiq 24HD. for more info on my artwork please visit…

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throughfingers Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
there is something about this that always reminded me of the swan princess when she transforms, but then I noticed the red-eyed reflection, and suddenly the mood of this piece became much darker and much deeper
CryssiCYS Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is so beautiful!!!
hulisketch Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2017   General Artist
I saw your work being used on this site without crediting you…
RayneYukimura16 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Oh many emotions...

I do love this! It would make me unbelievably happy if I could write a short story from this! I'd love for people in the writing community to get a look at your work! It conveys so many emotions (oops, already said that lol) and I think it would be great practice for me as well!

Sorry, when I find pieces like this, I can't help but get inspired to write! If you were possibly okay with my request, I'd credit you of course!

*fangirl giggle* I LOVE THIS! (already said that too haha)
loish Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017
i'm totally ok with that!
RayneYukimura16 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
So, I FINALLY finished the story! The link's below and I credited you - and included a link and the picture!

I hope you like it! It was really fun to write!

***Let me know if you can't read it all for some reason and I'll send it to you! Thanks again!***
RayneYukimura16 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Really? Awesome! I'll post a link to it when I'm done!
skateqe Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Its awesome 
cmkind Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2017
Love this! Your work is so beautiful :)
hulisketch Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2016   General Artist
love it :happybounce: 
lavaowl6983 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2016  Student General Artist
I didn't notice the colour of the eyes in the reflection at first. this is so beautiful and yet so terrifying.
apheexwave Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2016
Beautiful. Nice colours!
ToastOfTheBurnt527 Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2016
so beautiful.
Amberdreams1960 Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016
I just love the subtle yet glowing colouring of this one. Beautiful.
DubiousTemp Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016
The juxtaposition is really nice. I did not notice the dark reflection at first but I think that contributes to the painting's overall atmosphere :)
volker03 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sereida-Arts Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2016  Student General Artist
This is so beautiful! Love the colors, and the trees in the back!
RearmedDreamer Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Red-eye reflection, nice touch. I thought this was pretty, now its scary. :)
sk2mars Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DLTmuss Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
love the texture) very soft
PolyFacets Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2016   General Artist
Love the colours, textures, swirls in this. Just love it.
Torapan Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2016   Digital Artist
Beautiful artwork, love the colours and the idea. :)
SparkfromEmber Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks like a cool time-traveler girl or something
nalmas Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful. Reminds me of when Jean Grey came out of that lake in x-men.
MischievousMiss Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great job on the background!
shes so cool looking!
MisakiDrawings Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016  Student General Artist
Octogonizm Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
her reflection tho...
the evil within haha! i adore it <3
JDW9812 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2015
Absolutely stunning, great work! :D
CherryRarityDollFace Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Breath taking.
Vifdor Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amaizing work
You play with the light !
Dontbelievefool Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2015
Nice drawing! I love it!
c-orpseprince Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I remember this aaa
AceAlmansoori Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
incredible !!
PabloPilgrim Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015  Student General Artist
i feel the desperate need to read all of your tutorials now
oscaribanez Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2015
Sencillamente increíble
graypersona Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2015
producing emotion right here!
MyPhotographsOfLife Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Very lovely work! :heart: 
WiseKarasu Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2015
Lovely, yet ominous at the same time. Very well done. :)
Lilly7854 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Reminds me of Hel from smite...
KittyCupcakeO3O Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Everything you draw is so beautiful! This picture has a wonderful background and a very cool effect. Well done!
Nagrom5 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Wow ! what a marvelous effect 
mushroommudkip Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015
Ooooh i really love this 😍
Shinseinasenshi Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful...  :heart:

I know that Aura. ^^
I got the rotten end of one.
JmC07 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Really cool!
0someone0 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
AWESOME!!! ♥♥♥
Monochrome-Telegram Featured By Owner May 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
wow. that. is. AWSOME! I love how the reflection has red eyes, very cool! :)
HardWearJunkie Featured By Owner May 15, 2015
I wanted to comment on this piece for the longest time. I didn't want to comment on first blush because that was shooting from the hip; that rarely goes well. On the other hand I waited far too long to say anything because I kept thinking I could add something better to my comment. That was the lie I kept telling myself.

So here is my critique, for better or worse.

Initially I thought she was floating over the lake. Then I saw the nearly imperceptible ripples: she's walking on water. Not only that but there is the cloak of smoke wrapping around her as a warm blanket. I also cannot reconcile the light within the vortex with anything else. All these details contribute to the other worldly impressions that the picture gives. Her glowing eyes are just big enough to impart her with a ghastly image. All these elements blend into a superb composition on their own.

Then I looked at her "reflection" in the water. It's not an image but her demonic twin. The fact that her only detail are those tiny red eyes suggests something hidden and sinister. You did that using suggestion. That is the most powerful effect when imparting horror. Yes, I feel horror when I look at that demon.

I don't want to breathe. I want to RUN!

Your use of colors is spectacular. The trees actually remind me of leaves, especially of the ones Benjamin Franklin used in making the first US bank notes. And the sky does not look overcast or dusk or dawn. Again that other worldly feeling seeps through.

This is a piece well done. Thank you.
Tanukid Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
wow I didn't notice the ripples until you mentioned it, thank you good sir!
loish Featured By Owner May 15, 2015
thank you for your comment! i'm glad you like it!!
HardWearJunkie Featured By Owner May 16, 2015
You're welcome!
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