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Calla Lily and Narcissus by amandalafrenais Calla Lily and Narcissus by amandalafrenais
Well, I started working on this when I decided not to add those pages onto the mini comic. I was sad, because I really wanted to show off Carolina finished look. So I started drawing her, then I inked it, then I kept going, added Claire in the back there, and attacked it with markers.

Also, comparison, remember this?: [link]

I had to do some Photoshop tweaking, like fix Carolina's eyes, which were trying to escape from her face, and adjust her knee and Claire's oddly undersized boob.

The liquefy tool is your friend when you use it appropriately.

also oh no, flower sybmolism, that's not TERRIBLY GIRLY you girl go play with your dolls and your ribbons and your sticker album and all those things girls do

Anyhoo, aside from OH LOOK AT SOME CAROLINA, THERE SHE IS ... I also just wanted to use my markers to their full potential. At the end of the day, they're my favorite medium. A lot of people use them just to 'fill in spaces fast,' which is silly, there are other tools for that. Markers have potential that goes unexplored.

This is a mix of Copic markers, Prismacolor markers, white acrylic paint, a white gel pen, and some photoshop tinkering.
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matb70774 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2010
Is Carolina smooth or slightly furry to the touch?? o3o
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AshHavynn Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2009  Student General Artist
I want you to know that the style this is drawn in is AMAZING. Also, cheers on making that dress appear glittery with just white medium.
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MCGriffin Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2009  Professional Filmographer
This is radness. Great stuff.
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inspyerd Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2009
oh my god this is AMAZING!!!!!!!! GREAT WORK!
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SeanPatrickKelly Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2009  Student General Artist
my EYES my EYES, (lost his sight for weeks.)
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higheternity Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
Yay, it's done! You did a great job fixing that knee orientation, and I still love the sparkle on Carolina.
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Aeolus06 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009  Student Digital Artist
HOLY GUACAMOLE!!!! :omfg: this is fantastic! sensational! amazing! :clap: brilliant work. the pose, coloring, lighting, and detailsis all brilliant! :D very VERY well done
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dia-aren-marie Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2009
Oh god those eyes. I love them so much.

And this entire thing is just full of SPARKLY AWESOMENESS YEAHHHH!!!
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kayona-kim Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009
I love the sparkly dress. This must have taken forever, at least it would for me XD
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defeatedlikeyou Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2009   Filmographer
so...sparkley...and colorful...can't stop...staring...eyes bleeding... XDDD It's beautiful, as always, your work with traditional media rocks! Keep it up! :ahoy:
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