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August 30, 2011
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Gift Art for :icondevlant:~!

He was so kind to gift me a subscription so I promised to paint him a little something in return :heart:

I know you wanted something similar to [link] with a bird, but I realise it's quite a bit different. I started out trying to, I swear! But my brain had other plans. And it turned out greener too. I hope you aren't too disappointed! D:

Skippable Rant

I have to stop relying on heavy contrasts to keep saving my hide and what are otherwise dull compositions/subjects. I realize now they are my comfort zone and my work may become repetitive fast if I keep this up. The whole, dark background, light subject deal. I do have several paintings lying around where I tried to break away from this, but I've found they were difficult to finish. I guess this means I just have to keep practicing! It might also do me good to try and use less saturated colours. Enough about that though! Less ranting, more painting, haha.

Next on my to-do list: Cerberus. A proper one this time. Hopefully. Anyway, just throwing it out there so I don't have any more excuses not to finish it.


Time Taken: 10-ish hours
Tools Used: Corel Painter Essentials 3, Photoshop CS3, Wacom Intuos 2
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Zazzine Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So amazing!! I wish my dreams looked like this.
Vyrilien Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! So do I, actually :) Unfortunately most of my dreams are of the weird, confusing sort haha.
TheGirlArtLover Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2013  Student General Artist
Its really majestic and a hard work!!! (Ten hours of life XD) i love the dither technique used with electric blue contrasting with the clouds. Really amazing work!!! (reverence) Thanks also for putting the tools used, so i will try using the Wacom Intuos, i never heard of that before
mangasockattack Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very beautiful~
oOFloraNatureOo Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
Cristiana-The-Raposa Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very beautiful, epic, and gracefully thrilling. :fav+:
Vyrilien Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What beautiful words; thank you so very much! :heart:
stebev Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
superb work
Vyrilien Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :)
IrianWhitefox Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
Wonderful work! Love the color and technique.
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