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Leave the ocean behind
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Published: April 11, 2012
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"I'll leave the ocean behind~"

This image has been on my mind lately and i've just been itching to draw it..really bad.
I drew this to just calm me down and relieve my stress (.. but i ended up getting more stressed, bah) and i needed to practice drawing animals and backgrounds anyway. I tried to capture the feeling in aquariums, y'know that wondrous, filled with awe feeling? Yeah, dunno how well that turned out.

There's just something about the ocean that fascinates me, maybe it's the fact that it may seem bland from the surface but deep down below it's filled so much life. I'm terrified with the concept of ever swimming there though, so i'll just happily stick to aquariums and drawing it.

... oh and i doubt a whale would ever swim that close to the corals and all, but let's just imagine lol

I thought this song kinda suited this image well ~ [link]
Took about 3 days, 6-7 hrs a day.
All done on Photoshop CS3
... i'm sorry, im bad at drawing animals ; u;/

EDIT;;; fixed the dome.. i don't know why the quality looks bad on DA T__T. So just full view it <3
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fillealisen's avatar
i have a recurring dream kinda like this picture. it was cool seeing it "in person" like that. and as an avid fan of whales and all ocean life; i think you did a wonderful job.
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Leocean143|Hobbyist Interface Designer
amazing!amazing!amaziiing!
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Lugia20711|Hobbyist Writer
Heart 
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EricLeo666's avatar
nice place and nice color....Love Love 
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just-Lis|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow...Fantastic work!
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Virus-Tormentor|Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work! :squee:
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umbatman|Professional General Artist
amazing, i wish i could critique this, it is an amazing work
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SinaWho's avatar
This whale is an angel.
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C-blaze21's avatar
Awesome!!!!!!!!
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HimitsuUK| Photographer
Whaley good.
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EligoDesign|Hobbyist Photographer
it is a beautiful work :)
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YagoMartins95|Hobbyist Digital Artist
wonderfull colors!! Amazing art
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MiniSteveK's avatar
This is breath-taking! I love the beautiful detail so much.
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JohnK222's avatar
I love the blue glowiness about it. Feels kind of mysterious too.
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FlameMar|Student Traditional Artist
gomen error! x_X

is very majestic scene Butterflies 
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AngelicArtCreations|Student General Artist
don't doubt yourself with your capabilities with art you are very good at animals. keep it up
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Almithy's avatar
Wowww... Emoji Set: Applause 
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jelloislife's avatar
you drew all my dreams together in one picture > . < :iconluvluvplz:
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plumita1's avatar
Amazing job! :love: :clap: :iconblakelord:
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SkimKimchi|Hobbyist General Artist
I love it!
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amayaangeline|Hobbyist Digital Artist
Woah cool!! > <
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scarfsNfrogs's avatar
This is beautiful :)
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HarmonieeBerry's avatar
Wow! This is so pretty :) it looks like the scene in Pony when the big jellyfish covers the senior home. I love this!
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