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pixiv5 (edited) by CharlotteXXI pixiv5 (edited) by CharlotteXXI
For Pixiv's 5th anniversary illustration contest

Took a lot of time finding a satisfactory composition.

Trivia:
- The flying papers are speedpaints of Temple of Heaven (China), One Pillar Pagoda (Vietnam), Brandenburg Gate (Germany), Harmandir Sahib (India), Chichen Itza (Mexico), Giza Necropolis (Egypt), Eiffel Tower (France), Statue of Liberty (USA), Sydney Opera House (Australia), Cristo Redentor (Brazil), Parthenon (Greece). Credit goes to Wikipedia for the references. I wanted to show that Pixiv is connecting with artists from all over the world and not just Japan, so I went with pictures of famous places from all continents.
- The binaries (if you can see it...) aren't random numbers.

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Tools: SAI, Photoshop.

EDIT: Improved coloring and lineart.
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I also post art on my anipan account
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:iconxrogue-angel-lunax:
Beautiful, just beautiful! I love the image of the girl, her face and the colors! so vibrant and fun and energetic! I must congratulate you, you've done a true anime masterpiece! I can't help but to stare that the beautiful details I know you spent countless hours trying to get just right. The fishes look so adorable, and beautiful. I personally like the shading done to this picture. Great Job, I say, no even better AWESOME JOB!
-clap, clap

Keep up the great work and can't wait to see more from you!
:heart: Great job! I tip my hat off to you now.
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lupalover101 Jul 23, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
[You submitted this to the group called Truly-Every-Art and i am here to critique]
This is a wonderful piece of art! its truly magestic and the colors quite literally drag you into the picture!
Your take on anatomy is impeccable, the foreshortening did a number on the image making it seem extremely lifelike and .. touchable XD
All of the fish and extra details like the flying paper, bag, and especially the hair are very well done. Now i added the hair because even some proffessionals have issues with the hair flow in any direction really, and your art seems to have been taken from a real life experience.
Again the colors are extroardinary making me wish to know how the holy nugget you did them! quite an original piece that is worthy of being called a true piece of art!

[Thank you for submitting this wonderful piece and i do apologize for the late critique!] Lupa
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:iconginryuzaki:
very pretty!! the colors are amazing!! :iconiloveyouplz:
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:iconnyiana-sama:
:wave: Hello! I’m here to let you know that this deviation has been featured in the news article Manga/Anime Monthly Features Vol. 39! Please be sure to check out and :+fav: the article, as well as support the other artists that were featured!
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Pandora-Valshe Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's... just amazing :iconiwantitplz:
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Werewolfe1 Nov 1, 2012  Student Digital Artist
It's so colorful! I love it it and all it's creative goodness!!
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kentnek Nov 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
cho phép mình share trên trang FB của #Vietnamese-Talent nhé :D

www.facebook.com/VietnameseTalent

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SilverChaim Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Featured here [link] :)
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kuroi97 Oct 21, 2012  Student General Artist
wow :clap:
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JustLynnWeav Oct 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your work has Been Featured :) [link]
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