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MGC - Fireflies by Neomae MGC - Fireflies by Neomae
My entry for this month's MGC.

I chose the topic of February 2007: Canon Romance.
The scene was inspired by the song "Fireflies" by Owl City.

This piece took pretty much time and I found the light effects and the background really difficult. I'm thankfull for every hint! =)

Brooklyn, Katana (c) Greg W.

EDIT: OMG, I can't believe it! This picture won Most Artistic in the last MGC!! I'm so happy!! :boogie:
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KaijuDuke Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
awww, so romantic!
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WolfUrameshi Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010
Absolutely gorgeous and wonderful.
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BeckyRider1485 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2010
Lovely work as always Neomae. You do make the best drawings of Brooklyn and you do a great job on Katana as well. They do make a cute couple. But I am still don't know what their relationship was like before they became mates. They couldn't stand each other at first is that it and than gradually began to fall in love with each other?
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pinkgargess Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Honestly, nobody knows, Greg hasn't gotten to that part of the story unfortunately. That hate in the beginning and love later was Brooklyn and Sata, his mate in the TGS saga.
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BeckyRider1485 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
Thanks Pinkgargess, I remember Sata, I didn't like her at first when I read the TGS saga, I don't know why I just didn't. But after I saw Katana in her cannon design I started to like Sata a bit. Weird huh? I actually found something on AskGreg where he once described their relationship as Sam & Diane-esque (cheers of course) So that would have really been interesting to see if it did go in that direction at first. I must admit I was surprised when I first saw her too, but always figured that Greg would have pulled something to have her getting some unusal features.
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kitsuneopal Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2010
I really like this! :D
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Haroka Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010
there aren't that many who remember the good ol' Gargs now is there, i love this piccy
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Kaoru-Himura-chan Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
Beautiful :)
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Waifine Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is breathtaking in every single way. Please draw more of these two. You are just... amazing The art is beautiful, and the scene it self is lovely.
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Hardwing Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2010
Such a great example for love lasting through century!

These fireflies illuminate the scene perfectly! I love the expression on their faces.

Great art!
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chaosdestine Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
wow, they are really beautiful together.
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garella27 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
Oh my god!!!! its so gorgeous and lovely!!! it's the one of the best pictures of romance!!=D great drawing for christmas and new year...xD
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dattebayo22 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010
best katana/brooklyn picture i've seen so far!
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ghostlymarionette Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
so beautiful
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nesilverwing Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
Aww, it's lovely. ^_^
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0LunaJane0 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is beautiful :D better than wot i can do xx
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myuutsuCMCE Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
Impresive art!
Your style really makes it look as a beautiful piece. Anatomy drawn quite good, as shadows and pose are stunning.
As a detail if you allow me; Brooklyn's face looks really well done and his eye/glance possess a very lifelike and interesting look.
The whole picture has a very natural touch that I love.
:+fav:ed again because your works are always of quality.

PS: Their feet/toes has something little weird but no matter
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valaheri Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2009
Lovely drawing, I'm so glad you found the time to draw for this last MGC! I'm looking forward to see the others' entries too, but yours is something special: wonderful pose, expression and coloring!shadows! This pic would be a fantastic screen capt
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NinjaMisha Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
Aww, Katana looks so cute here! And I love how you drew Brooklyn ^_~
The coloring is very impressive! Fantastic job on this :D
I love it! :meow:
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Whimsy-Floof Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
That's so beautiful. :aww:
I'm so in love with this couple.
They're my new favorite canon couple. =3
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MisterWho Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
Awww, mit dem jetzigen Ende von MGC hat es mich eher an "Die letzten Glühwürmchen" erinnert.

Schön wie die Glühwürmchen beide in Licht tauchen. (Brooklyns Flügel scheint beim Lichtfleck ein paar zu missen ?)

11 Jahre MGC und Station8 seit 1996...wie die Zeit vergeht. :(
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DTaina Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
Looks very nice, but their wing "arms" are almost as tall as they are. That's my only criticism.

Good luck with this month's MGC!
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PawsOfSharpClaw Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
hawooo!! ^^

Very cool artwork, as always ;)
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RockyGargoyle Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
mhhh sehr gut gelungen =) mit so ne Lichteffekte hab ich auch so meine Probleme aber ich finde du hast das sehr toll umgesetzt :hug: und vor allem mag ich wieder die Outlines die sind sehr schön dynamisch
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BOBSZY Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
DAMN! That is sweet! Good luck Neo, glad your back for this last MGC.
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supinternets Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009
This is wonderful! I really love your take on the gargoyles too, you really have your own style for them.
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coda-leia Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
wow ! this is just... awesome !
Love the fireflies, very romantic feeling :) Go Brooklyn go !
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Avathae-Mangaka Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
damn I wish I was good at art, you are a master
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Epantiras Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome :D I can see you've developed a personal style of drawing gargoyles too.
I think the background works well, especially in "small view" because I can see the whole pic and how the whole composition works. I'd expect to see the usual "spotted" light/shadows you see when people are under trees but it could distract the viewer's attention from the light of fireflies, so I don't know.
My only complaint is that I wished I had enough time to draw something as awesome as this for MGC, but that's not your fault ;-)
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Silvolf Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Aww that's so romantic!
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