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Art Nouveau, featuring my OC, Eterna.

Doing a Raffle today at 1:30 pm US Eastern, for a similar picture!!!! read my journal for details!! This picture will be finished today during the stream while we select the winner...

And the winner was *drumroll* :iconfirstfruits:!!!!!!!!!!!!! <3 :party::party: congratulationssssss :D :party::party:

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Art Nouveau Border by ~Tigers-stock
Splatter Brushes by ~fudgegraphics
Texture by `cloaks
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This made me go "Ooohhh..." I checked out the lineart for this and it's amazing as well. You have so much talent with anatomy and realism, and injecting your own style into it. :) I adore the colors and the theme, it's a modern twist on nouveau.

I do have a few ideas that might be constructive for you. I think it might have been cool to add a touch of blue or purple to her skin. It would look really cool in some places, and connect her with the background. But I do like the clean look you have with her now.

The way you added texture to the nouveau ring is a great touch. I think I'd like to see a more gritty texture there. By that I mean, sandpapery or rocky, something with some noise (the art term, not the sound :dummy:). The smoothness of the glass texture feels too contrasted with your gritty paint splats. I can roll with it though.

To continue my nitpickity streak... I would erase a few paint splatters in the right hand area. The other splats are placed so they look like they are literally on her - and since I love that so much, removing the splats that go on the background too might keep this idea in mind. She also has some miniscule blue splats around her lip area, not sure if it was intentional. Too much OCD. :fear:

As you can see I end up nitpicking details when I'm confronted with something I think is perfect already, so take my comments with a grain of salt. And I am very tempted to just go on for hours at all the great things about this. You know when someone dances so well they make it look easy? Your art is like that. It's so smooth and your creative decisions are meritorious (that's a new word for me, I'm excited!).
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Zhaanman Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Breath Taking style and color very dramatic look almost a kindred spirit to Lucy Lawless!!
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AHussein Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Professional
i dont see the resemblance lmao and i did this without any reference for the face :p thanks anyways
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Zhaanman Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh I figured this Beauty was of your own creation its just in the eyes and shape of the cheekbones and the look of the hair that made me think of her I'm using my Blackberry so not sure if the link address will work properly but this was the look that I was referring to that made me think of it. [link] Merry Christmas!:D
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JESLAB Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011
Love this piece! I like how you composited al the elements together, it feels balanced. Great work on the hair, line weight, very nice work.
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Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2011
Dear AngryKoalas
Your artwork is featured in
:iconart-portraits: ...and...:iconaction-portraits:
become ART-PORTRAITS's member you are welcome!!! ...:heart:
regards
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maxevry Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2011
Love the paint splatters! Brilliant addition to the nouveau look.
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AHussein Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2011  Professional
thankyou very much :D :heart:
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monstee Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Koa you're a devil! Dev il because your shading is so amazing. Great work as always my dear and I like on this one the colors, very interesting choose of them.
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AHussein Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011  Professional
no, you madame! are super smexy devil! thankyou very much :)
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Wandering-Heartbeat Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning

Are you going to do another raffle?

tell me when you do, have to go read journal now.
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