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Art Class by MDMartin Art Class by MDMartin
A demon model posing for three wizard students and an instructor in a Life Drawing class.
This is pretty well finished. Now I'll go about changing all the things that I do't particularly like about it. Feel free to offer critisism.

Photoshop and hand drawn scetches were used.
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Given 2004-08-29
Art Class by ~MDMartin demonstrates exceptional Photoshop work and vivid imagination. Be sure to see the rest of ~MDMartin's gallery as well. ( Featured by rmpaul )
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no1shero Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2013
I freakin fell in love with this lol I hope you don't mind I "MDMartin ~ DeviantArt.com" stamped it and made it my background.

There is just so much going on, it's like I'm a new student that just walked into class for the first time!!
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Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Haha this is great :D
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:iconskilly-n-duff:
Skilly-n-Duff Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2010  Student
SO TRUE. Just got back from a 6 hour night class and headed to another 5 hours tomorrow. I love your mix of the fantastic and mundane!
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:iconwynnesome:
wynnesome Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2010  Professional Photographer
:love: This deviation has been featured in :icondmgremlinstudios: "Love for Art" on Valentine's Day collection! :heart:
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:iconvioletdawson:
violetdawson Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2009
So my favorite part is the little bat resting on one of the art student's shoulders!
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:iconhiphopfarendo:
hiphopfarendo Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2009  Professional
Still such a fantastic take on an art class.
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:iconlunartoilet:
LunarToilet Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2009
wooow!!! i love it!!!!
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:iconxxsandyy:
xxsandyy Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008
I love the wings.
That, plus the maniacal smile, make it look like she just wants to grab you and pull you in.
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:iconcolorin-productions:
colorin-productions Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008  Student General Artist
OMG!! Gotta love the deteils, the expressions, the poses, the very creative concept... everything!!
But I especially love the demon's smile... it's just terribly mesmerizing! :D
:+fav:
xoxo,
-Malú-
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:iconcostumesbycourtney:
CostumesbyCourtney Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
Gorgeous, I spent a few minutes just looking at all the little details.
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:iconsevenofeleven:
sevenofeleven Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008
Its like a defense against the dark arts class.

Looks great.
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:iconangelic-artist:
Angelic-Artist Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2008   Traditional Artist
o.o Wow....All the detail you put into this picture is crazy scary...it is utterly magnificent, I love it. The Demon is beautifully done, I love her eyes, and her wings. I also like the familars, on the shoulder of the middle student, is that a bat? It's cute. XD And so is the cat. The female student looks a little board, I wonder why? XD And I like how the teacher is poking at her wing and stuff. *applauds* Beautiful.
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:iconstory:
story Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2008  Professional Photographer
What a great idea. :)
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:iconx-thirteenth-moon-x:
X-Thirteenth-Moon-X Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this!
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:icondeborah-valentine:
Deborah-Valentine Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
i think it is very cute! love her large derriere!
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:iconsheblackdragon:
Sheblackdragon Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Wow!! :clap: This is so cool!!
I like the bat on the artists shoulder. ;)
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:iconfedhanyuni:
FedhaNyuni Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
The details in this are absolutely amazing...this is really a well thought-out world. It's very inspiring to me...as an artist and as a writer. Well done! :clap:
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:iconaakr:
Aakr Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2006
A very cool and interesting idea! and very well executed as well!
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:icontavaron:
tavaron Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2006
i love the lil bat on his shoulder...! :heart:
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:iconsighter:
Sighter Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2006   Traditional Artist
:rofl:
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:iconreplicant:
replicant Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2006  Professional General Artist
Nice work
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:iconverwildert:
Verwildert Featured By Owner May 21, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That is so awesome. The colour and the detail alone make the picture, but there's just so much life and personality in it as well. Really excellent... and that cheesy grin on her face just makes me laugh.
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IceyArticuno Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2006
Absolutely incredible job and mildly humorous as well. Lovely detail and style, great job!
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hwrig22 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2006   Photographer
hi i was wondering if i could use your pic as a base or simply use the pose cause im only just learing to draw. so may i plz have your permission.if you allow me to use the pic as a base or pose giude then i will remember to give credit to you. if you dont wish to allow me to use your picture as a base or a pose giude then could you plz leave me some tips on drawing any type of fantasy animals or anime or medievil style clothing thank you
hwrig22
ps. i luv the cheesey grin!
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MDMartin Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2006
Sure, You can use it as a pose guide... Um... But I wouldn't use my stuff as an anatomy guide. I'm always finding things that aren't quite right. Try to double check your stuff against one of those "anatomy for artists" books. Of course the best guide would be to get somebody to attempt the pose and then draw them from life. You may have better luck getting people to pose for you than I do. :)
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hwrig22 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2006   Photographer
thanks:D
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Doom-Princess Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2006
love the bat detail on the shoulder, soooo squishy!
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:iconvivitheheiwa:
VIVItheHeiwa Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
imagination of lots!!!beautiful!
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:iconindylicious:
Indylicious Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
I really like this piece. Its neat to see an artist's illustration of an art class. I also like the slightly exagerated style of the human figures, especially the boys, it reminds me of Normal Rockwell's work.
The Demon posing as a Life Drawing Class model is a really interesting, it brings out the fact that in this world,demons are commanplace, as are of course, wizards.
It is an all-around great piece, congratulations, you r-a-w-k.
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oifrango Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2005
awesome skills.
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titania658 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2005
this is soooo good. very very unique and creative idea!!!
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Pinocchio-Liez Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2005
Oh wow....I now see the full scope of your Nude Muse...this is amazing! Your work is beyond genius! Very much The Hobbit...ya know...the old animated movie they made before the whole The Lord of the Rings phenomenon!! I remember seeing that animated movie as a child...and as a child...it was the most mystical and amazig thing I'd seen...this piece and your others take me back to that. Masterful!!
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:iconstull:
stull Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2005
you know. that is exactly what I imagine a demon would look like xD Lovely work. She has such an adorable face yet you can see the evil there. Awesome <3
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:iconmikeweasel:
MikeWeasel Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2005  Hobbyist
Flaws? I see none. This is a wonderful concept. I wish I was in that class!
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s0fus-snk Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2005
i really like this picture. i've seen it before, not sure if i have commented on it though. Like the way how you made her wings sort of an extention of the collar bones. I must say, it's the cutest demon i've ever seen :D
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SkippyJr Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2005  Hobbyist Filmographer
Very good work,
I liked that.
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:iconzilla774:
zilla774 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
wow, thats a lot happening in there. excellent!
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TimothyPincushion Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
amazing
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Ingwaz Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
I remember when you had posted sketches of this--the full final finished work--wow , that's a mouthful--is beautiful! congrats on your DD, too, I am so happy for you!!

This--this is the reason i watch you--you have such skill! skouwee. great work
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lockstock Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
That's delightful! I love the facial expression on the lovely model, and the look of concentration on the redhead. The instructor is adorable. Is he modelled off of someone you know?
Great composition, especially the artist front and center with his paper held sideways. His hand positions are spot-on. Very real.
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:iconaoede:
Aoede Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2005
Ha ha! It's great. Wonderful idea. Your works are SO original. That's what makes them so brilliant ^.^
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:iconwilfenstein:
Wilfenstein Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
amazing :worship:

well deserved of a DD
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:icon3vil-bunny:
3vil-Bunny Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2005
Excellent piece, full-view is stunning, the detail is marvelous... Had enough of praise ;) ?
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:iconmadenigma:
MADenigma Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2005   Digital Artist
the idea is very nice :'D harry potter !
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:iconnorthernflower:
northernflower Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2005
I think all I can manage to say is WOW. Your talent is amazing. Sorry I can not be more critical...
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:iconvebelfetzer:
vebelfetzer Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
Do you think we could get this as a print? I really really would like to hang it on my wall. I can afford it right now too, so hurry! ;)
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KreepingSpawn Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
fantstic! love her expression and how they're all totoally nonplussed. more with her?
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