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    Lily

    Heres a piece I've been fiddling with for a month or so after work.
    It was inspired by trips to the Washington Arboretum in Seattle, and by model Sara Barrett.

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    wow this one look realy awesome and the idea is just great! the only thing i dont like is that the water seems to be very high... or not that deep... u know what i mean i think there should be more room for shadow under the fish

    but i realy like the female and details in this pic ... realy great work!

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    The reflections and shadows on the water are great. I always have problems with water reflections/shadows. Maybe you can give me some tips ?

    Great picture

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    The colors are Brilliant, really nice idea too, thanks for sharing with us, hope to see more of your work

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    Cool...thanks!

    Vaejoun...the best tip I can give is to keep your reflections simple and observe nature very closely. Its easy to get carried away.

    Jizu...there are things about the pond bed that I don't like too. I may still change how it looks. As far as depth goes, I've seen Koi swimming in water that is extremely shallow. Thanks for the comments!

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    Steven how are you doing man?!!

    I remember your stuff from a while back ( not to date anything, but…….). A good friend of mine runs a comic book shop and I sometimes go in there and see what’s what. Your name has popped up a lot on the artwork I enjoys viewing. Glad to see that you’re still producing that fabulous artwork that I enjoy so much.


    Now on to this piece of beautiful renditioning. Excellent work!!! Everything looks very cool. I love the way you have the reflections in the water and the way you can even see the bottom undergrowth in the pool. There are things in this piece of work that I am just flabbergasted at how you even thought about doing it. I’m blown away by all the little things…….!! Just great!

    Anywho, thanks for sharing this fine work. “Lily” is beautiful and a inspiration.

    Bruce

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    That is just a stunning piece- the finish is top notch.

    My only nitpick (which isn't really important) is that the water is so damn clear. I have never seen such a clean pond.

    my sketches here... http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=92997

    www.sevans.co.nz , visit them or a puppy dies!
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    it's a beautiful piece and its really apparent that you've been really patient with the outcome. I think you could give more impact to the face though, you've got all these brilliant colors surrounding, on her body, the fish, but then the face and hair look very bland in comparison. if you changed that I think it would make it a stronger piece.

    great one though

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    Thanks Bruce!

    Sevans...Other people have made the same comment about the water clarity.
    At some point I may come back and break up the surface more and obscure the bottom of the pond.

    Kvick...I've gotten similar critiques from other people. I'm not sure how to resolve the issue but its definitely something I will be trying to work out.

    Thanks for the good comments!

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    I love the super clarity of this - its beautiful.. yes the water is clean, but there's no plant decay either, so I think it all works.
    Only thing I don't like is her foot dipping in the water - considering how much effort you've put into detailing the other things, her foot still looks like that wooden drawing model that I have on my desk lol which generalises shapes.

    Wonderful stuff

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    A suggestion for the face thing I mentioned, I was thinking you may be able to keep everything but add some of that orange from her body into her face with some kind of design, just more prominent than on the body. Or you could add some red steaks into the hair pulling out some compliments. Just ideas.

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    great rendering ! you colored a lot of my favorite comics !

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