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my bb Veloce :> I can't tell what is it about it that I don't like! maybe she needs to be CRYING YEAH

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I think this design suits her more than the red one I've drawn before, that one looks too serious/high class/extravagant/old on her and I want to keep a little youthfulness and restlessness to her. Obviously she's always serious and boring but beyond her demeanors she's not a very well grounded person.

I still haven't done much with this design so it's really unbalanced and that's probably why I don't like it. The most important part of this design is the yellow waist sash and is the only reason I made this generic design LOL. It came from the pope's attire, and I really like it as a religious symbol, I don't really know who gets to wear it irl or what it represents (I don't even know what it's called if it has a name LOL) but I want to incorporate this as something worn by high ranking clergymen, or people respected by/looked up to by the religious order in my world.




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:iconr-r-eco:
R-R-Eco Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
I don't know if you've explained it elsewhere, but why did you call her Veloce? (I suppose you know it's Italian for "fast").

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shilin Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
I studied music and at the time I just wanted any word that looks nice to the eye for her name, and I thought veloce looks nice (: I mean for it to be read like vel-loss as if it's not Italian at all haha
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R-R-Eco Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
I supposed it was related to music, you also used "toccato" for your artbook, which is a musical technicality (and also an Italian wordItalian Icon).

In my mind, I'll continue to call her Veloce XD.
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REDs33sALL Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very pretty
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LenaCobral Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2016  Hobbyist
I love her boots, and her hair, and the way you do her clothes is so perfect.  
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CaloF Featured By Owner Edited Oct 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
I saw your art some months back, but had only learned that there was a comic just today. Cool characters, settings and plot; I like it! Too bad I'm already up to speed with your latest chapter in one sitting :| (Blank Stare)
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shilin Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
hahaha i'm glad you enjoyed it, but yes it's like watching paint dry u_u
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:iconcalof:
CaloF Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2015  Professional General Artist
Whacks in the head to forget and re-read was never my thing, so I'll just gaze at the horizon for a couple of weeks while you do the magic shimmy :D

See you around!
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JoannaHashim Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Student Filmographer
This is beautiful!
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UnchainedInk Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Mind blowing! That's how awesome your work is!
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Sorceress555 Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Student General Artist
dem boots aww yea 8D

Maybe it's that it would be more romanticized if she were wounded as though in battle?  I dunno, I like it as is...
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AbaddonArtwork Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, I love her. :D Her expression is awesome!
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HectorMcreyes Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing
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:iconqhfreddy:
qhfreddy Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
These eyes *-*
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:iconversionstudio:
versionstudio Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
feel like wanna cosplay this XD
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Lucy101 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow! I love her expression and the colouring! And I really like the way you drew her legs :)
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xelianthought Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2014
Great design! 
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ShizuneAyakari Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really do like the picture, and also the new design of her clother, it does fit her better than the old on ^^
The first time when i saw this picture, i really starred at it for abaout 30 minutes >.< it does look so real in
proportion and the how the light and the shadows are drawed, looks so smooth and fine. And all those details^^ I really do love this character
maybe one day i want to cosplay her ^^

keep up your good work^^
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YuukoDreams Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014
A fantastic artwork. The perspective, colouring, cut (i dont know the english word for it... the head or the feet arent fully seen), look, anatomy and curving of her body make this piece simply astonishing. i absolutly love it.
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milietav Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
You mean that you don't like it? For me it is amazing! well, i don't know this character yet, so i can't say if it is nice on her^^ But soon, I will buy carciphona so that I should be able to understand your point^^
Anyway, your work is just fabulous!
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kagamyn Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Student Digital Artist
you have a great works!!
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MohanABK Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2013  Student Filmographer
That shoulder.
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JonathanDZero Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
ikr if not for the face style I would have thought this was a photo at glance.
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geliqueguerra Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
inspiring!♥
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CharlottCarrot Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2013
luv it <3 such a great work - like the pose and the colours :D
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MrsCallaghan Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
... Oh My God <3
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Jessica3green Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
omg, love the colour combi and the clothes!
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twinwaddle Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is so beautiful I don't know whether to laugh or cry
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xelianthought Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
Fantastic! 
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marcus024 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013

Beautiful drawing! Great work especially her emerald-coloured eyes and fascinating choice of clothes' style. After looking at this wonderful picture I will, no HAVE to look up your comic. The few pictures I seen already in your gallery all look amazing! You have a good imagination, keep up with it. :)

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Ultragoldenfez Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Maybe she needs her ... buddy, Blackbird ;p
Great art, great detail, as always. :iconlove:
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Ariana-Olds Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013   Traditional Artist
That could be a poster :)
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BladeWithin Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
She looks like a goddess here!!~ I love how sweet and tender she looks!!~

Incredible details!!~ I looked at the details in the description box...wow!!!

This is one of the reasons I love Veloce~ She looks just beautiful wearing such clothing like this! :D
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sleeperXx Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Student Photographer
So beautiful. 
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Ayahne Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Student
Can i use your draw as a paint in one of my draw ? (Be credited, for sure ;)
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:iconshilin:
shilin Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
no, please don't, thank you (:
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Ayahne Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2013  Student
Okay.
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MellodyDoll Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love your characters! Beautiful picture! I have added this to my July Features here: mellodydoll.deviantart.com/jou... :heart:
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Wolfsnape Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013
I read the beginning of your webcomic and Veloce is really a wonderful character !! Shown on this picture !
Fantastic!! ^^
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teenWolfDerekFan Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist Interface Designer
OMG this is so realistic looking
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KuHeilah Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2013
I love your working.
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Seojinni Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm sorry if this is kinda dumb but how do you pronounce Veloce's name?
Is it like the American pronunciation where it sounds like the beginning of velocity or the Italian, in which this case it would sound like vehloche?
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shilin Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I intend it to be read as how it might sound in english, something like vel loss (:
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boborly713 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2013
wow
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JayCrest Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013   Digital Artist
the most amazing thing just happened to me... I spent my weekend looking, reading, listening to almost all that the great Shilin had done... now I'm a fan of hers!!!!!

I bow to her greatness <3
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shilin Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thank you :heart:
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NovaYatsen Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
It's beatiful!:)
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shinuXIII Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Student General Artist
I don't why, but I want to imagine her voice as Lightning's from Final Fantasy 13.
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shinisaya1997 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
You are so good and you make me cry ( because you make me feel so USELESS )
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wallaceART Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013
beautiful!
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