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You Didn't LOVE ME NICE by amandalafrenais You Didn't LOVE ME NICE by amandalafrenais
EDIT 4: Comic has been online for a while. Check it out here:

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EDIT 3: Whoooaahhhhhh, someone requested this as a print, who am I to say no :O

EDIT 2: Fixed friggin spelling. Doctor =/= Docter. And it's always the simple words.

EDIT: Oops. Deleted and reposted because I said 'yes' to print accidentally and have no idea how to undo that.

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Yes, finally got this done -- and with tastefully used textured as opposed to my texture-vomitting on other stuff.

Emboss + Overlay = whoah really I'VE BEEN DOIN IT WRONG FOR SO LONG

This is the first time-consuming, polished drawing featuring the main characters for Love Me Nice, a comic I am gearing up to start soon.

For anyone who's followed my doodles, you'll notice Claire's hair has changed color, from light blue to a strawberry blonde/brown. The blue hair worked when she was just an ice queen, but as I've written more of the story, her characters gotten deeper and much more 'real,' I guess, so the ethereal/cold look doesn't work with me. It was something mulled over for two months and I figured it was now or never.

Anyway, this is such a huge file. I was a quality-whore about EVERYTHING -- I still have the individual characters at huge resolutions, bigger than they probably needed to be.

But, yes. The words are lyrics from that old Witch Doctor song, though I bumbled and swapped the order of 'love me nice' and 'love me true.' Oh well -- would you redraw all that? I thought not.

That in mind, it's worth noting there's no actual voodoo or anything like that in the comic -- I just wanted to draw something paying tribute the comic's namesake.
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Given 2009-01-30
This piece pops in the eye for the tender and sexy color selection, a very catchy composition of letters and other elements, and you gotta love chubby sexyness of the female character! You Didn't LOVE ME NICE by ~amandalafrenais ( Suggested by SaiyaGina and Featured by Thiefoworld )
:iconviciouscerealkiller:
This is the picture that got me into reading Love Me Nice. I just happened across it one day and it struck me as really adorable. I love it.
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:iconzadsa:
Is it weird to say that Claire always creeps me out in the comic?
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wumpy66 Oct 3, 2012
your comic is badass i love it!
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spligity Sep 18, 2011  Student General Artist
woow
this is the best i've ever seen these two i think :D
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MrSquidon Aug 2, 2011  Student General Artist
WAIT.
WAAAAAAAAAAAAAIT.
TOOTS.
DAME.
DOLL FACE.

Is this comic going to centered around voodoo hooha and Swamp magic hooblapop later on?
CAUSE. IF IT'S GOING THAT WAY. IN ANYWAY. I'M ALONG FOR THE RIDE. ALL THE WAY.
ALL.
THE WAY.
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:iconamandalafrenais:
No, no. This was just a fun theme for this illustration, based on the inspiration for the comic's name. There will be no voodoo in Love Me Nice. I'm sorry.
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MrSquidon Aug 3, 2011  Student General Artist
Aw, fangle dangle.
Well still your comic is quite nice.
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:iconecholaceration:
... I would get a print of this in a heartbeat if I had the cash.
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VictoriaViolet Jul 13, 2011  Professional General Artist
you have realy a cute styl! I realy like it =D
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:iconarcanumtwilight:
Very epic. Great artistry.
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