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May 19, 2009
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Well, it's been a long while, hasn't it... Well I am finally here, updating with something new!

"Judith" is my first personal piece in around 2 years of doing only commercial work. Working on this piece took me a lot of time: many hours were spent on thinking and composing it in my head, 40 hours of pure painting and a dozen hours for preparing the accompanying files.Painted in Photoshop with a Wacom Intuos 4 medium. I used photo and live references for loose inspiration and stylization. No copying whatsoever. You can view them here: [link]

For those, who actually read the descriptions... See the "Making of" of this piece at my blog: [link]


PS. I doubt anyone would find it offensive due to stylization, but I am tagging the mature warning on due to nudity, just for case.
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:icondemon57:
Demon57 Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer

Very delightfully with sophistication :heart: 

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belial1980 Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
Wonderful
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teeheeteepee Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
the carpets and tapestries are amazingly real
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deadidi Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I can just say  WAAAooooouuuuuu !!! So pretty !!!!
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Balqama Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is one of my favorite art displayed on the web... A great deal of inspiration for me !
This is the reason i wanted to try digital art, so thanks a lot for sharing your work.
I hope i'll get this level one day ! ...And your "making of" help a lot.
So thank you, keep going & inspiring us :)
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:icondannysuling:
dannysuling Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
In the very best tradition of the classic "Odalesque" nudes of the 16th and 17th century artists! Lovely.
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Forcedlactationlover Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer

The effort shows, in a very good way, and that fine quality is in the painting. It reminds me of the best of 19th Century odalisques. She's very pretty, and you've done her full justice.

The background to the painting isn't quite clear, in a temporal sense. The furnishings give no clue, but is this a take on the Biblical story of Judith from the Apocrypha? Either way, it's VERY well done!

I can't even draw well, let alone paint, but this makes me wish that I had learned more.

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tamga Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I adore this!
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SparrowFalls Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2013
I finally found his head!!  Too busy looking at the fabric wishing I had twenty yard of each.  ;) (Wink)  This is so beautiful and decadent...  absolutely gorgeous!!!!:happybounce: 
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