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Nharath and Adelaide by pallanoph Nharath and Adelaide by pallanoph
Ah, I am SOOOOO glad I adjusted the levels on this in Photoshop. Now it looks beautiful! :clap:
I loved painting this one... Adelaide turned out particularly well, with the glow on her face and hair. Nharath was fun also, fur in firelight can be tricky, but the results were well worth it. :)

Yet another illustration from my novel... here they are discussing matters. Nharath is amused by Adelaide, but clearly not wanting to show it. Adelaide, as always, looks defiant, as though thinking, "Say it, I dare you!" (They are inside a large tree, by the way)

Acrylic and watercolor on 140 lb hotpress....

Critiques and comments are very welcome indeed! :)

Copyright species, characters, design (c) April Schumacher
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aki27 Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2009  Student
cool!! really an intriguing piece. love those details
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BOONJAGGA Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Student General Artist
Your work always leaves me with nothing but wow O.o I'm getting tired of not being able to say much other than it looks great and awesome detail. Draw crappier so I can think ;)
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pallanoph Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:XD: Okay, I'll throw some crap up on here to comment on, then! :lmao:
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BOONJAGGA Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Student General Artist
lol, alright:lmao:
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TheDragonMystic Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Student General Artist
Brilliant! This is great :D
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Masked-Wolf Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009
This looks so pretty! I love the details you add. Every string of hair looks perfectly placed.
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aaronpocock Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Professional General Artist
beautiful work April!
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pallanoph Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
:) thanks!
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Crickatoo Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Student Digital Artist
YAYY. NHARATH!
I hope, if this novel gets published (or even if not) you include these beautiful pieces! It would be like Abarat only much much more epic :D
Isn't Levels a miracle worker? Love love love levels. I don't think I have any critiques, this is just so so fabulous!
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pallanoph Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
I LOVE LEVELS! Though I see DA still kinda killed the color... original is more orangey and more representative of firelight. But that's okay, it still looks pretty good.
And I really do hope to get it put together, and sent to publishers for consideration. Only problem is finding a publisher who would like to take on something this large! And it will probably take a few more years to get it properly put together...
But of course I'll keep you all posted on the illustrations as they come into being!
And thank you for being so interested in these fellas! :hug:
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