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This was fun.
I have never done an image with such bursts of colour. The original idea had no black details, those just happened. I wanted to work on it during my break but had no markers, so I decided to fart around with a black pen, adding in small details here and there until I was covering the page in black, adding in big and small bits.

I am very happy with this one,, though it is more vibrant in person :/

Done with Prisma markers on Bristol. Took about 20ish hours.
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This is a very beautiful and vibrant piece, I really enjoy looking at this piece.
I love the many different detailed and patterns in the background with the many different colours swirling around them. It brings the picture to life.
The intricate details that you think you would miss, is very outstanding, some look like lace type inking, other's look like it could belong on a stained glass window, while others look like it could be many other beautiful different things.:boing:

This is a very lovely piece of work.
While you coloured them very beautifully you also added them there own type of story with there own separate types of detail you don't see many of them with the exam type of detailing and I like that. :boing:

I love the way you also did the hair, I adore the beautiful symmetry of the woman's face, it is very lovely. The way you did her eye is very nice as well and I love the detailing to the eyelashes as well as the shape of the overall eye.:boing:

I do also like how you placed the nose, it is very well drawn, I feel that the lips are very well done as well, and could also use a little more curve at the bottom lip because it looks like it's cutting off and getting quite smaller, so that's pretty odd.

The neck while beautifully shaded giving lovely detailing to the neck itself, it feels like it was cut off to on the other side of the neck as well as the shoulder blades of the woman while one side is almost all drawn it looks like the half was cut off prematurely as well.

Other then that this is a very fine and beautifully constructed piece, here are some links for anatomy.:boing:

Keep up the good work! This was very lovely my dear.


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Vanessanon Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Professional Writer
I love the black details, it really just 'makes' it :D
Shades-ofGray Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
:D Thank you!
bear48 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Professional
nice job
Shades-ofGray Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks :)
Polkavata Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student General Artist
Woh, the vibrancy of the colours is beautiful, I like how dispite the wide range of colour pallete it is still harmonious, and you seem to have such control the line weight.
Shades-ofGray Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
:) Thank you kindly
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September 12, 2012
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