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Sanctuary by Raayzel Sanctuary by Raayzel
Somewhere to escape from all the disappointments, worries and fears.

Hello! I've finally finished all my exams and graduated highschool, yay!! This piece is pretty much based on getting away from all the disappointments i've experienced this busy year. I was going to do something angsty, but i'm not really good at that heh. Tried to make it less messy, but i think i've still got a long way to go.

And um she's painting butterflies?

Photoshop, SAI, 1wk (on and off)
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Given 2017-05-11
Sanctuary by Raayzel ( Suggested by Kida-neechan and Featured by cinyu )
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NeverwinterCitizen Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2018
So detailed and so beautiful. Straight out of a particularly wonderful fairy tale
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:iconleabda:
leabda Featured By Owner May 13, 2017
I love the atmoshpere from this just amazing it slays 😍😍😍🔥
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:iconrheyankaj:
rheyankaj Featured By Owner May 12, 2017  Hobbyist Interface Designer
goooooooooooooooddd
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:iconnikila1968:
nikila1968 Featured By Owner May 12, 2017
So cute..🐇🐇🐇
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:icon27melody:
27melody Featured By Owner May 12, 2017
Amazingly beautiful!
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:iconururuty:
Ururuty Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
Congrats
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:iconplatinum-wings201:
platinum-wings201 Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student Artist
It is very pretty, it reminds me that the child is visiting a land of fairytales. Pretty cool picture.
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:iconhannibus42:
hannibus42 Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student Writer
Uh oh... someone got the locution brush.
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:iconndartaa:
ndartaa Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it ♡ so beautiful 😍
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:iconstella-draws:
Stella-Draws Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student General Artist
What a lovely place to sit in... Everything is so lively and I love how you drew the girl... She makes me want to jump in and play... Lol ^^
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:iconandreealupsanl:
AndreeaLupsaNL Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Wow
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:iconthe-last-phantom:
The-Last-Phantom Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome!!!

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:iconfluffballcharlie:
FluffballCharlie Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So lovely!!! I love the background details~
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:icondarkwarriorcursehero:
darkwarriorcursehero Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student General Artist
Looks beautiful
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:iconkiaratiger:
Kiaratiger Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
Wow what a beautiful picture. I've seen your others they are amazing. Your so talented
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:iconalisterlebeau:
Alisterlebeau Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful I love IT.
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:iconsamrader:
samrader Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student General Artist
That is amazing. I love how the trees shadow and the lighting
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Sofokle0310 Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
Beautiful... 
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samrader Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Student General Artist
I know!!
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Kida-neechan Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Congratulations on the well-deserved daily deviation, dear~ :love:
Have a fabulous day~ ☆ :iconfabulousplz:
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Grace-Zed Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:wow: Amazing work! love the background! 

Congrats on the well deserved DD~!!! :clap: 
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salyssong Featured By Owner May 11, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This is awsome. wait you made this amaizing artwork but you just finished high school. you earned my respect. Here's a watch and I hope to see even more of your amaizing artwok in the future as well!
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Wolfguard22 Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
Beautiful piece, congrats on the DD.
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:iconakikawadaioh:
AkikawaDaioh Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2017
Done
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:iconbyjin-d:
BYjin-D Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016
- I love it so much >< I can use it ?
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:iconakiochan5302:
akiochan5302 Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2016  Student Interface Designer
Love it ><
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:iconpixies-poke:
Pixies-poke Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That background is amazing! wow
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:iconmidnightsun100:
midnightsun100 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
if she had a note book in her hand and meeseyr hair i would probably say this i s me when i write fiction
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:iconrubyrosegloom:
RubyRoseGloom Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Reminds me of the Secret Garden. :heart:
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:iconultimatefangirl1234:
UltimateFangirl1234 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2014
omg me too :D. :heart:
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:iconjohnk222:
JohnK222 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2014
Magical and beautiful! I sometimes wish I had a little sanctuary to escape to. :-)
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:iconraayzel:
Raayzel Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2014
Thank you! And don't we all haha, if only it was easier said than done //wistfulsigh
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Kami-Chan123 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
You should make a background tutorial, this is so cool!
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:iconahrrhd:
Ahrrhd Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The background is simply stunning and so beautiful!!
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:iconsoralove:
SoraLove Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Beautiful!!!! And congratulations on graduating! :hug:
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:iconraayzel:
Raayzel Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2013
Thank you! :hug:
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bluesea88 Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
sooo beautiful; it gives me a sense of peace and hope :3 
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MujakiKid Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2013  Student General Artist
This is super beautiful! I hope I can have that much patience with art someday. I think my suggestion is if you are trying to make it less 'messy', maybe if you removed the two trees in the center of the image way in the background above the butterflies and just had that yellow light shining back there it might open up more breathing room, but the way you color and texture is epic!
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:iconphoonty:
Phoonty Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
omg amazing. sooo amazing! I wish I had a garden like this to relax in <33
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:iconraayzel:
Raayzel Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2013
hehe thank you so much!! :hug:
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:iconclarign:
clarign Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013  Hobbyist
truly awesome :O
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Yamuii Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dat background *-*
Respect,,
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:iconjay-the-punk:
Jay-The-Punk Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
Heya your back!!

I love the bright colours which are added in small bits it works so well!
Love the idea of painting butterflies.
As always love the amount of detail in your picture and the backgrounds
I suppose the only thing i can critique is the blurred detail in the foreground in the background wouldn't make much difference.
I know you said your guna make it less messy so i suppose you've identified that :)
I think it's great you didn't go with angst that's kinda cliche so yeah :)
As for my little get away from the world i just listen to music or play it on me guitar and sing my heart out.

How have you been anyway?
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:iconraayzel:
Raayzel Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
Haha yes im finally free from school!

Thank you! I've been meaning to cut down with the rainbow on this one. What do you mean by the blurred detail? O:

That sounds like a good get away plan! I'd prob do that too, if i could play an instrument ahah.

And i've been lazing around lately, hopefully i can churn out alot of art in my break ^u^
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Jay-The-Punk Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
WOOO!

Haha well aslonG as you don't get rid of the rainbow! XD

The blurred detail i meant to the right of the picture the flowers or is that meant to be like that the tree detail at the fronts seems a lil blurred?
Haha yes most def is it's a bugger though when someone walks in the room and breaks that meditation. Well i could teach you guitar or the basics of bass if ya like? i could do it through a few different ways over the net.

Ah ok cool sounds good so what's the next step for you school wise?
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:iconraayzel:
Raayzel Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
hm i guess the rainbow seems rly popular with my watchers haha, def will keep it.

Oh it's prob just something that i didn't get to render properly //orz
And oh no it's fine! I tried learning the guitar once and completely gave up in less than a week. I guess if there's something I lack in patience, its the will to learn instruments. Haha, its just not my forte.

And university! ^u^
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Jay-The-Punk Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
Well not every artist uses it in their artwork it's sort of your signature but the way you do it it works. I suppose it's just putting it into every picture in different ways which you do mostly i think even if you can't put it in like on the eyes or the light maybe put it in as a rainbow in the sky or as a piece of jewellery or on a t shirt in the picture to still have it in there.

Ahhh ok

Haha ok well the way i teach you learn fast and well cause i give you all the info you need and you can pick it up quick so if ya ever get the hankering just lemme know and i'll set ya up :)

Uni wooo to do something medical wasn't it?
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Kirimimi Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
wow this is simply stunning *__*
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:iconraayzel:
Raayzel Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013
hehe thank you! :iconmoeblushplz:
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