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Early attempt by yethro Early attempt by yethro
This was done about the same period as " redemption" which is about 8 yrs ago. I was still learning to draw in vector using adobe illustrator then. I didn't know how to do blends then that's why this is very flat.

Anyway i submitted it for nostalgia's sake, and as a tribute to gella - who i had a major crush on back then. :)
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AmyVanDenBerg Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2008  Professional Photographer
beautiful
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Tyleka Featured By Owner May 23, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
curses, these are all so amazing. Wah, I want to be able to color my pictures.
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auj-podge Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2004
wow i like the contrast of colors... makes it stand out even more.
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Gopeystar Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2004   Writer
I love the way you color your art, this is my fav done by you :)
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snowgum2 Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2003
One thing for sure leila, everyone would lose it by now ^^
Yethro, that's a really great ART.. And to think it was from 8 years ago, are you sure?
I can't do it right now.. how could you do it 8 years ago! amazing. :D
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yethro Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2003
unfortunately, i don't have the original illustrator file anymore (sigh) i would have wanted to finish it. But then again... i may not be able to, since my i don't feel the same way about the subject anymore. :D

anyway, thanks.

ohh and yes... i'm really, really old.
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snowgum2 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2003
Really, really old, ehh? I can only point on one thing that told me that..
*Points at the icon of yethro*
You don't have musteche, but you have something instead under your head! (and I don't mean the neck) Yeah doesn't look too young, though. you can't be older than 40! ;]
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Leila-nine Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2003
8 years ago?! wow, and you still have it? i would deffinitely have lost the file by now.... anyway, on to the drawing....

well the first thing that struck me by this picture is the contrasting black and white, its not particularly easy to balance pictures like this but you seem to have managed it :) i think i'd like the plain background more than a more detailed lighter one, the way the background is it keeps the focus on the subject rather than losing in in background, so good job :)

the whole picture is a bit flat, but it's not the kind of flatness that you see the picture and think "woah, that is WAY too flat, it looks pancake-ish..." its just the style of this picture, which is not bad or good, just how it is.

i love the position shes in, makes her seem free, almost like shes flying. I also like the expression of her face, i'm not sure weather its the angle, or if i'm making things up ;) but its kind of dreamy, like shes looking at something that isn't there, like shes imagining it...

i'm not being particularly coherent at the moment so this probably doesn;t make sense, but i do have a point. That is, this is a really good picture and that i love your work :D

plz excuse my ramblings...

-Leila
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yethro Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2003
no need to excuse yourself, i love reading your ramblings. :)

i can't actually remember what i was trying to draw here. it was really long ago. i know the wind was suppossed to be coming up behind her.

as i noted in an earlier response, the black was suppossed to be a temporary thing.

although i try to have more focus in my current works, i think i was trying for the opposite back then. i was going for something that you have to have a second look if not a deeper one, to see the details.

i guess i wasn't successful back then, and decided to quit.

anyway, thanks hon for taking time to look and comment on it.

:)
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silentbackground Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2003
I like it (reminds me of those ninja girls on tenchu 3, lol, slash)
wham:: +fav
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