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Critiques would be really loved!!
Only took 7 hours! It's nice when a picture goes quickly, but it makes me worry I'm doing something wrong.....

Pencil sketch from observation while I was in Hawaii + PS colors from imagination (and obligatory animu kid added in)
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micfin Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2015
Fabulous!
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ScaleyScribe Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Professional Artist
subtly reminds me of the Lilo and Stitch coloring style of Chris Sanders (but not so vibrant or stylized). It feels in a way more antique, like vintage Pan Am ads.
So here's a challenge. looking at old Pan Am travel posters and Lilo and Stitch watercolor "art of" work, make a "poster" that combines evoking the antique feel but of an exotic and unexpected subject, like, I don't know, Pele the goddess of volcanos reaching up to snatch a Pan Am clipper plane before it leaves the page, or some Tiki- exotica jungle girl surrounded by tiki warriors but at first it looks like a beach scene at night, or how the whole beach cliff and waterfall actually resembles a woman lounging on the beach looking at the plane.
All your work is very complex, scenic, perspective and compositional- show me what or who lives in that setting using those beautiful strengths!
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Randamu-Chan Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
all alone, huh?
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NehanNoNiji Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
cool! I got the feeling.. :D
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LeeDorovan Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Wow.
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PonponPL Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014
ksajhkdhhwkdhkw oh my~ It's really really gorgeous and I absolutely love it! It's perfect! The colours, the details, the perspective, aaaaahhhh everything! Amazing and inspiring work!
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Reluin Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014
ahh thank you so much! I'm glad you like it! <3
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ultimatede Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013
love it, great work! seems very sad
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Paulinho-RMT Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
muito bonito!
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Akimiya Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013
I really love your use of colour!
The only thing I would suggest would be to sharply define the things that you want the viewer to focus on more? I like the sketchy quality but I think it would be nice if you could emphasis points of interest using that method?
Keep up the great work. 8D
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Reluin Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
Oh good idea, I'll try that. thanks for the help!
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xxwingxx Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013  Student General Artist
this is really nice! just a suggestion as you said critiques would be good.. i thought that maybe you could put more detail near the girl, and blur it away the further away you get from the girl, if that makes sense?

also maybe make the shadowed area towards the front more shadowy.. not darker, but less colour? - more dull? if this makes sense...

love the piece though! your work is really inspiring :)
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Reluin Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Oh thank you for the help, that's a good thought, I do need more soft edges here (: I understand what you mean for the shadowed area, I'll try it out!
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lordoffog Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
As always, it's a really great work we have here!!! i think the thing i like the most in your paintings are the colours *__* the way they interact together, the ambicance they create, i just love it!! some parts of this one make me think about the impressionism !!! i've probably already asked, but, did you studied art in a school or by yourself?
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Reluin Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Colors are always what I struggle with the most, thanks very much ;v; This was a really bright place and I didn't think photo-realistic colors suited it, so it's kind of a silly color scheme. Impressionism is such an amazing style, I really want to do some pieces inspired by it! Thanks so much.
Nope it's self-study, I wish I had a chance to study art in school! (I have art classes, but it's not a class like I'm being taught, but that I have a place to sit where I can work on my projects like I do at home.) Hopefully I get into a good art school though and I can go next year.
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Killcow Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
It's beautiful !
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duesterheit Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
wow!
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jazzlamb Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013  Student Filmographer
LOVE LOVE LOVE your work!
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Reluin Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
Glad you like it, thanks very much! ^^
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anakalivas Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013   General Artist
excellent, beautiful scene!
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Morhawkee Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
can't critique. just love it.
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Reluin Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2013
ha that's ok, thanks very much!
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frozensoulghost Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
really nice. love the trees
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Beatriz13 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013
wooow so awesome!!
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