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Score
4.76 / 5.00

Date
01/08/2011
Category
Illustration
File Info
1668 x 1000 px
JPG
1.1 mb
Tags
animals
girl
train
underwater

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Author Comments

I wanted to create something in which every element didn't belong with the others - the heavy shading in the dog, the paper-like cutout white birds, the colours of the outside world and the muted colours of the girl and her books. It appears incomplete but when I went further with it, I realised that the less colours and shadings I added, the more finished it actually felt. I'm happy with it, although if I was to draw this again, I would be more careful with the dog. I would have made him flatter instead of so dense. I might return to this or draw another one.

I drew inspiration from 'The Night Train' by RYE-BREAD on deviantart ( a beautiful and charming piece of work) but attempted a different sense of whimsy.

Reviews


redminusredminus

Rated 5 / 5 stars Jan 29, 2011

wow

The tones, textures, line weight, palette... everything. Your choices in your approaches to rendering the girl and each of the animals are well thought out and very appropriate. Amazing work.


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qweckieqweckie

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars Jan 9, 2011

really like it

It has a very nice feel to it, makes me think of spirited away (I don't know why). I admit that the dog is a bit excentric but i really like it. it has a mysterious feel.


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DonaldWhite16DonaldWhite16

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars Feb 3, 2014

very nice. The style is amazing. I like it. :D



VicariousEVicariousE

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars Jan 8, 2011

sup

I think this picture sums up the progress you've made since you got to NG! I've rarely seen so many changes in technique, come out so successfully over the time you've posted here. The Tron portrait is especially good. Happy New Year!


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Morgadeshou responds:

That's a really nice compliment (which I am responding to half a year later, haha....) - thanks so much!