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Commission -KiDra by GaiasAngel Commission -KiDra by GaiasAngel
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Commissioned by KiDra

This is his first character drawing he every commissioned. It's really nice that he choosed me to do that artwork. KiDra is a librarian so he like to read hehe
I tried some new technique in this background - how you might noticed ;D
Photopainting is fun <3 I build that background out of abou 25 photos and painted it. =)

Hope you like it <3
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:icondigi-fish:
This is my first critique, so I'll try to make it a good one.

Firstly, you've inspired me to try photopainting. I like the effect of combining of the drawn dragon with a realistic background. It makes it look like a cartoon character drawn into a live action scene. I like how you've made it so the light source of the background is the same for the dragon, making it "agree" with the photopainted scene.

Your choice of color makes the dragon look kind of shiny. I'm not sure if this was intentional, but it makes the dragon and his book kind of stand out from the background, immediately leading the viewer's eye towards it. The book he's holding looks a little "faded" though, as if the colors are muted. This could be intentional, but I think the colors on the book should be a little more saturated (just a little) to bring it further into the foreground.

Overall I like this picture and I hope my critique was helpful.
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:iconaleynaa:
awesomely cute ^^
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:icongodzilla98:
godzilla98 Nov 6, 2010
I love the majestic creatures, it is a beautiful dragon................... I love it
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:iconjack-the-wolf1986:
Jack-the-Wolf1986 Jul 17, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
wow das sieht echt irre cool aus!
Und lese ich das richtig? Den Hintergrund hast du aus 25 Fotos zusammen gestellt, und selber gemalt?
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:icongaiasangel:
GaiasAngel Jul 17, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
jops. geschummelt- ein bisschen aber es ist gemalt
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:iconadoobibulltwin4:
This is amazing! The details are incredible and I love the colors!
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:icongaiasangel:
GaiasAngel Jun 29, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
thank you =D
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:icongalidor-dragon:
Galidor-Dragon Apr 25, 2010  Student Digital Artist
This is gorgeous! I love the background so much <3
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:iconmizuka:
der hintergrund sieht einfach nur irre abgefahren aus. abgezeichnet habe ich richtig verstanden: photomontage abgemalt? nicht übergemalt? das klingt ja so aufwendig
und sieht sooo hammer aus
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:icongaiasangel:
GaiasAngel Apr 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
aufwendig war es. aber es lohnt sich ja, wie man sieht. =)
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:iconmizuka:
definitiv ^^
nicht schlecht
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