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Butterflies and Lace by AngelaSasser Butterflies and Lace by AngelaSasser
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Originally intended to be a journal header, but it came out too big. I enjoyed drawing this character again complete with her gorgeous hair:drool: No real deep meaning to this, I know, just an experiment with several things I've been wanting to try, lace, lingerie, celtic knotting, and art neauvou type inking. (I know I cant stpell neauvouXD). I will admit I used celtic knotting brushes in photoshop to accomplish the background but hey, it works! Don't worry, I WILL have something with some type of meaning in the future. Right now, I'm just enjoying having the time to experiment with mediums and subjects without having to worry about anything deeper.

I'm thinking I'll do a traditional color pencil version of this for you traditional art fans.:D

Aurora Adonai Angela Sasser aka. = ladydove7
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kittyq Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2005
thats a loverly image - she looks so deep in thought. (She's one with the butterfly!)
art neauvou is actually art nouveau, you were close.
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sugahcat Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2005
Looks lovely, really nice composition too.
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I3L4K-W0LF Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2005
WoW that looks wicked :D I love the coloring and the way her hair closes of her body :D Sooooooo badass !
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patentdragon Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2005
Experiment successful, by the look of things. Allow me to deliver a big :thumbsup:, and another to the idea of a pencil-coloured version. That I'd like to see!
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horribletak Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2005
that's quite lovely .. I enjoy the flying hair and the framing of the image, not to mention the pose. very nice work. ;3
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blazed4life Featured By Owner May 30, 2005
=D!! hot pic!! very cool! nicely done ^___^
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cythraul Featured By Owner May 29, 2005
My. o.o This is lovely. :)
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Kydret Featured By Owner May 28, 2005  Hobbyist
Really gorgeous job! I really love how her hair just flows and the bg really compliments the piece, it looks great but doesn't take away from the character.
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windfalcon Featured By Owner May 28, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
I...am...GOING to comment on something, goddammit! >_< I really like the hair and how it's all....floooowy. And red - Aurora's hair was always gorgeous. Her pensive look with that butterfly on her hand is lovely, and it almost has a tragic feel to it....almost as if she's speaking to that butterfly, or listening to it.

*pets the knotwork* mmmm *__*
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pv-chan Featured By Owner May 28, 2005
awesome dessign.
~PV
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Marker-Guru Featured By Owner May 28, 2005  Professional Traditional Artist
Its nice to see something without any meaning or intention aside from visuals. sometimes its refreshing to just loko and experience something simply because its a well done piece of art.

the celtic in the bg compliments it nicely, and i love how shes got her thumb against her forehead like that. its very natural, and very true to real body language =3
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AngelaSasser Featured By Owner May 28, 2005  Professional General Artist
Thanks Guruu, that's quite the compliment^^ Sometimes I worry about my art being crap because there's no deeper intention in some piecesXD Weee! *dances with color pencils*
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vaia Featured By Owner May 28, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Just gorgeous!! :heart:
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Tracinator05 Featured By Owner May 28, 2005
I like this, her hair is beautiful, and the colors go well together. I have to say, though, that the red on her face is a little distracting. But overall me like! Im just starting to use photoshop and coloring anime characters i still have yet to submit, but in a few weeks check it out sometime...Great job
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AngelaSasser Featured By Owner May 28, 2005  Professional General Artist
Hmm...yeaah it's part of her character design so it's something I can't get rid of. Perhaps if I toned down the red there a bit do ya think that'd make it less distracting? Ohhh I know a great tutorial for new people to photoshop! It's here:
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Good luck!
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cyrus-storm Featured By Owner May 28, 2005
Awesome, gosh darnit i wish i could colour like that XD
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Silver-Ravyn Featured By Owner May 28, 2005
Beautiful.
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