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Unspoken. by vinegar Unspoken. by vinegar
*EDIT* I've been willing to do it for AGES. Terribly sorry for spamming your message boxes, I've never done it before as I never really repaint my older pieces, but I finally managed to fix stuff that's been bugging me in this portrait.

Here you can see for yourself what's changed: [link]

I think the change is rather big and for good. Also it shows my progress after around a year. Hope you'll agree! :heart:

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something new finally. Her name is Marie, same as the person who commissioned this piece (although the only directive i got was to paint a redhead). there's some bigger idea behind this piece to be frank :)

it was a technical nightmare for me, spent way too many days on it. anyway - no direct reference used except for the birds. i don't know what kind of birds are these to be frank, i just googled "little flying birds" (seriously) and tried to paint something similar. i have to say i'm quite proud of many elements in this piece and i hope you'll like it too..

i hope it doesn't look weird. on my monitor it looks ok, but i checked it on other ones and it looked too bright and without enough contrast.. oh well. new monitor, new problems.

done in painter 7 + photoshop 7 for some additional textures on a pencil sketch as usual.

close up's [link]
wip's coming soon or in a tutorial.
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WickedPuppetNation Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The changes are def for the best! Her eyes especially...they look more seductive! Beautiful work! I'd love to learn how to draw using PC.
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Feluche Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2012  Professional Photographer
Your painting has been featured: [link]
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OriginofGemini Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Goooooorgeous work. ;) LOVE love it all.
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mewmewnya1 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2011
This reminds me of florence from the band florence and the machines...they have nice songs btw if you don't know who they are! love it
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Nina210616 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow...
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AshesMadness Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2010
Beautiful! If only I could buy it and honestly I would... Your really talented! I love all your concept artwork. :)
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DarkendRaven Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2010
it kind of has a medevil or dark age sense to it...its awsome
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nine9nine9 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
Wonderful work -- love the classic style!

Featured in my Journal, Spread Some DA Love, Part XIV -- [link]
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marshmellowbrains Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2009  Student Digital Artist
Oh, gosh, I love her hair. And the lips are really good too. ^^
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Alyrah Featured By Owner May 8, 2009
I LOVE her posture... her hair is amazing, wow, I wish I could do so much detail. BEAUTIFUL. You're really talented :):heart:
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