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smoking fish by loish smoking fish by loish
drawing i made to put up on my own wall. i have a blue wall in my room and i spent ages looking for the perfect poster to put up, but nothing was really personal enough. i wanted an art nouveau poster but everyone has those by now... so i drew inspiration from this poster [link] to make my own version.

linework done with a mechanical pencil and scanned in; colored in photoshop 7 with a tablet. textures from [link] (mostly rust textures) and wallpaper pattern from a roll of wallpaper i have lying around haha. prints coming one of these days. for tips on how to apply textures check out [link]

and ignore the camera information haha. i drew the sketch on a photo of my wall to get an idea of what it would look like ( [link] ) and apparently the info is still in the file somewhere. it has like nothing to do with this picture though. :b
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Akcham Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
really nice x')
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ChaosArtstudio Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice 
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DaniZanskar Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so in love with this. Really awesome <3
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theillustrador01 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2016  Student Digital Artist
i really like your art, it´s ispiring
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Kim1331 Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2016
how many hours did you put in?
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:iconloish:
loish Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2016
no idea.. it's been a long time! probably like... over 20 hours or something. i was really pushing myself further than my comfort zone at the time!
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shadysause Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2016
absolutely love the colors used
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:iconrebellinglemming:
RebellingLemming Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great art!
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urzapw2000 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015
Delirium? is that you?
with the hair and the fish it looks like it could be her...
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:iconrockerroel:
RockerRoel Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
simply beautiful
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:iconjessi2012:
Jessi2012 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Wow the whole thing is awesome!
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Tatmione Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Professional General Artist
the hair is awesome!
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lmarcsaav Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
nice
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cassie-moon Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Artist
I love the concept-- the fish blend into the smoke so fluidly. Personally, I would have liked to see more of the smoke, since it took me a minute to realize they were coming from a cigarette. But you did this eight years ago, so it doesn't matter. I love how tight her curly ringlets are- they must have taken a while to shade.
My favorite part has to be the complementary color scheme (turquoise/red). It really completes the piece.  : )
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dojinphuntsok Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015
Awsome ..
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:iconmolxskin:
molxskin Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's probably one of my fav drawings in d.a !
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:iconkbmunford:
kbmunford Featured By Owner May 8, 2014
Well done!
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CODY97one Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice miss!!!
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:iconzingmagoo:
Zingmagoo Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful!
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:iconajinu-okami:
AJInu-Okami Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Student Artist
Love the hair.
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Ale-Clover Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hermoso trabajo!
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Magbana68 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
mmm... I think I'll buy it someday
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neko-buh Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That cool! ;)
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Chyme12 Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
Ha ha, I just started cultivating my own dreads, but I'll never look as cool as this babe! The easy smoke from the glowin' toke she's blowin' on materialising into the stuff of oceanic dreams, just like her hair and eyes she's a Piscean princess!
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juliangibson Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Gorgeous work, amazing colors!
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whianem Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hi! I used this drawing as a pattern here: whianem.deviantart.com/art/SM-…

Hope you don't mind! If you don't like it, I can change it, of course. But I hope you like it! T^T
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:iconloish:
loish Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014
it's no problem! thanks for letting me know :]
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:iconllizllee:
llizllee Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2013
i really like your style!
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FelixPerezJr Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013   Digital Artist
Beautiful!!
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Marcoaurelio79 Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Professional General Artist
I LOVE YOUR COLORS!!!
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sexyapplejack102 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist
oh gosh i love this so much
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RayRayBryson Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013
amazing work
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HardcoreDeadPrincess Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student General Artist
WOW!! I love her hair! XD
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KANDZI Featured By Owner May 29, 2013
SUPER !
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RapidEyeMovement-14 Featured By Owner May 29, 2013   Artist
Oh, this is beautiful. Rust texture with a fish motif is unusual, but it really works.
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KiilKannibble Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Amazingly 3D. Looks like the fish are coming right out of the picture. I really like the smoke/water... looks like I could touch it.
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zomby Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just got this print after wanting one for some time. For some reason I wasn't expecting a paper print - guess I ordered it without think about it too much - and was shocked at how gorgeous this print is when I unrolled it. The artwork and colors are stunning and the print does it justice by any means. Absolutely the best print I've ever seen.
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:iconloish:
loish Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
so happy you like it!! :)
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GirlTommy Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
this is such a cute idea so beautifully executed!!
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NarrTor Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013
Fantastic... All of my favorite colors congealed into one amazing drawing. Love the oddity of the idea for sure.
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