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evening glow

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this was sort of an exercise in using reference. i decided to push towards a more realistic result by observing photos of sunsets, perspective from below (for the face), jellyfish, and hands. i think that i focused on this too much and the picture turned out too static, but it was good practice.

drawn in photoshop CS3 with an intuos3 tablet. textures from cgtextures.com , tips on how to use textures can be found here - [link] and for other tips check out my f.a.q - [link]

EDIT: resubmitting, because apparently it did not show up in poeple's message centers. wtf?? sorry to those who commented and faved on the other version.
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SQUEEE!!1  just bought myself a large tote with this on it, also a print of one of your other pieces through Society6  so excited!!
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arturpicassoHobbyist Traditional Artist
cool stuff
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AnonymousnessAnomalyHobbyist Traditional Artist
The lighting is so warm! :D
She's a jellyfish whisperer! :D
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JaggieArtProfessional General Artist
Teach me jelly master!
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hello do u plan on making this an mouse pad option again as id like to re-buy this one as i loved it but is getting a bit worn plz let me know thanks. 
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hey! i actually stopped selling mouse pads because i wasn't sure of the quality. I can offer this one as a mouse pad temporarily so you can purchase one though, that's no problem :) could you send a pic of your old one to loishh@gmail.com? 
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sorry forgot the link to get back to this pag took awhile ill upload a pic when i get home along side a ruler to show thickness as its hard to find manufacture that acutely still use this thickness. 
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G-6-5-5Hobbyist General Artist
I Want to get good at drawing dreadlocks!!!
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hannajosmithHobbyist General Artist
I love that you draw people with dreadlocks. As a dreadie myself, it's pretty rare that I see them depicted in the artistic world.
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Huh. Jellyfish and telekinesis. Not a combination I've seen before. XD
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I love this; I've been looking for a reference for sort of a looking-up perspective of someone and this is perfect. I love the colors as well.
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MenziesiiHobbyist Traditional Artist
Really Lovely! Beautiful lighting and colors!
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You've thrown rastas AND a hellyfish into ONE picture!!! *o*

I love it!!!

And I think, your exercies had turned out well. ^^
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SoraLoveStudent Traditional Artist
Wow! The practice was worth it, great picture! ;P
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Oh my goodness I wish I was this good
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kuriraStudent Traditional Artist
It's very interesting concept you've done here. :D I love it!
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oh, it's me!
dreadlocks and medusa (o:

I recomend film: "meduzot" (en: "jellyfish") :heart:
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armyofgnomesHobbyist General Artist
Really cool! I love the angle and colors, and the personality her dreads give her.
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kampollo Filmographer
I love this
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Very beautiful and inspiring. Thank you for sharing.
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i would help
but sadly i am of no help
it infuriates me when people steal the work of others
so yeah sorry that all i can offer is my condolences
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