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Yellow Ringed Tortoise

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Acrylics, pastel, charcoal and graphite pencil on canvas
11x14 inches

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Seth Fitts, 2012
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Image size
1030x792px 256.22 KB
Make
OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Model
SP600UZ
Shutter Speed
1/80 second
Aperture
F/4.4
Focal Length
14 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Sep 1, 2012, 2:56:46 AM
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Idina-0's avatar
What a beautiful illustration!
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porcelanita's avatar
It's how I imagine Cassiopeia from Momo, the novel by Michael Ende. :D!
SethFitts's avatar
Ha ha! Nice! Thank you!!
I have not read the book but I will look for it.
porcelanita's avatar
You read it! It's beautiful. And if you haven't, you should read The Neverending Story too (also by Michael Ende). The book is SO great!
RadishesLemons's avatar
This turtle is so fantastic!! I really like the odd circles on the shell.
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I am pleased you like it! Thank you!!
Oriantheblack's avatar
I have a soft spot in my heart for reptiles. I studied herpetology excessively in high school when I had more time for such things-- This piece makes me happy.

But a more artistic analysis: I really like the sketchiness of the under-drawing. The yellows on the shell are also nice.
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Thank you! Yes, I think the sketchy lines add a lot to the image.
shinelikestars00's avatar
So adorable. I love your artwork :)
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Shadowfangirl112's avatar
I love tortoises!!I Have a Russian land tortoise named tortilla!
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Ha, I like that name for the tortoise. We like them too. When we come across one in the roadway, we always make an effort to help it across. I met a snapping turtle on my road one day. He needed no help.
Shadowfangirl112's avatar
Lol I love reptiles especially tortoises
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Thank you much!
kosett's avatar
So much cuteness!
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LordCorvell's avatar
Something about your style is so interesting and new, even though the sketches themselves look like they took no more than 5 minutes... And that's a good thing :]
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