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Dreams WIP by lithriel Dreams WIP by lithriel
A scrap I've been working on. I just can't seem to make it work. I might pick it up later. The goal was to create something softer than usual.

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EDIT:: Made some subtle changes
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legionofhope Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013
I am good with Characters, So some advice if you care to have it! In my opinion it's not working out cause she looks like a Mature Stalwart Strong type of woman' it seems like something she would never wear... I can hear her screaming inside..., i'd either make a new woman to wear this dress' face more innocent and fragile glossy cheeks and maybe younger...oh and blonde hair

if you can not be bothered to redo that lol. If not then add to this woman the element of white ribbons soft pink or sky blue trim' around her muscles in upper arms below shoulders aligning her breasts. White flowers intwined in her hair and she may need a nice soft silver necklace with a light colored Jewel or a white lace around her neck.

She feels the dress is to simple but in my opinion she looks gorgeous . Good Job.
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balletgeek123 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2013  Student Artist
wow this picture is kinda like me im a ballerina and thats my hair/eye/skin color... trippy. The  drawings beautiful I love your style ofdrawing
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clevernameuh Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2013
I see art like this (of your's/in your gallery), and coimpare it in my mind to master pieces I've seen that are hundreds of years old and wonder if tallent like what exists today ever has in history? Granted: Technology, availability of supplies, education, etc etc.. But still. You are rediculously good. I mean, if you where to go back in time a hundred years and paint stuff half this good, we'd be reading about you in college history books. Seriously.
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Alsii Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2013
very nice
Thank you!
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Michael7S Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2011   Interface Designer
;) :rose:
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AddyRae Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It seems like her neck and head are a little off center from her shoulders and torso? It might be that I'm seeing this in the build up of muscle on the left side (looking at her, not her left) not matching what is on the right, but her head doesn't line up where I would expect it to be... a little too high and to the right.

I see that it was pointed out that her right arm might do better with more contrast and sharpness; I would extend that to her side where it seems like her bodice blends seamlessly into her skirts. I agree that if your included her hands that would help as well. Right now I keep focusing on where her hands hit the skirts.

I love the pastels, and her face is gorgeous. Please don't think that I don't! I hope that you finish this piece. :)
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lady-bug-2004 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011
She's perfect. Her shoulders are incredibly gorgeous. Her expression is magnificent. I read you say you cant seem to make it work. If you allow me to say, I think the only thing that could make it better would be to give her balance by making her waist more vertical. It's just a thought. I don't mean to be rude. You're an inspiration =)
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lithriel Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! I appreciate the feedback.
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lady-bug-2004 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2011
She's perfect.. You say you cant seem to make it work.. She has beautiful majestic shoulders and chest.. If i were you, i'd support that with a slightly wider waist. To balance her body, i'd put her waist more vertical. the stripes of her dress are the verticallity reference.
It's just a thought.. I dont mean to be rude or anything.. You're an inspiration. =)
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mystical-desires Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2011
This is beyond gorgeous even though this isn't completed yet!
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AliciaMarieCreations Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2011   General Artist
Can't wait to see this finished. I like this a lot right now, the soft brushes and colors you used are beautiful.
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Ouchez Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow awesome. Just watched a movie about ballerinas and now I will never think of them the same way again however....
Love the picture though the colours are amazing. :)
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EVAVESTER Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010
Beautyful!!!:heart:
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jennime Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2010
so sweety
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lunarsparks Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2010  Professional General Artist
I love the haziness of the scene and your choice of light pinks and purplish blues. It has a very soft overall atmosphere that is definitely dreamlike. My eye is drawn down the arms and I half expect to see the hands at the end ... this may give it some extra interest if you were to include them. That's only a thought of course. I know what you mean about not being able to find the right route to take a work though. Maybe you'll end up loving it the way it is or all you'll need is some time away to see what has to be done. It has a lovely look to it as is.
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laucha95 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2010
She's so gorgeous, she looks like an angel ^^
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Shaera-Inverse Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010
So soft and real!! I love the details of her face ^^
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Rowena-Silver Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010
Beautifully soft
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PurpleCupcakes Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I second what Smolin said; following the advice he gave would be a great help.

I also think the placement of her head could use some tweaking. You have the head on very straight while the body is at an angle, which looks uncomfortable and maybe even broken. Try tilting the head further back to fix.

Other then that it's looking lovely.
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Smolin Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
What you have looks great, but there are a couple of issues I see that might be hurting it.

I agree that the hands should be visible. They would add a secondary focal point to the piece. Right now the arms lead my eye down the picture, and then just off the page: there's nothing there to stop me. Hands resting folded on her skirt would create a circular composition: head, down arm, across hands, back up arm, and back to head. Also her right arm could use more highlight/contrast/sharpness.
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Zina390 Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010
This looks amazing! Really, I'm speechless!
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Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010
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Maburoshi Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2010
Gorgeous. I really like the softness and the subtle colours :meow:
Please keep working on it! I'm looking forward to seeing the final piece.
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Andaelentari Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
so smooth, I love it! <3
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rooster82 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010   Digital Artist
Oh wow. Looking great. I love the dreamy colors, the softness and the sheen on her dress!

Hmm, maybe one of her hands could be resting on her dress? Right now it has a very strong downward diagonal pull making the pose a little rigid. Or perhaps her right arm could curve a little more?
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JECBrush Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very interesting. What do you think is wrong with this piece? :magnify:
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OpalInk Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
This is an amazing piece.. a hands down favorite of mine.
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The-Emard Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Don't give up ! It's so nice...
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jilliebee22 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think it looks beautiful. You should keep working on it.
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roylapost Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
If you were trying for soft, congratulations you got it.
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ahiru-ru Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
pretty, it definitely looks softer than usual
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SweetxMelody Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
I think she's wonderful. ♥ I love her face.
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SPQR-FR Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
She's an angel ;)
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aznmilton Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2010
very very pretty =)
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