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this is one of my simplest works yet probably my favourite...

it's very... green...

originally for an experimental children's book
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Waitingforfuntocome Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Impressive detail and really unique use of colour! The background trees are so cleverly done.

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pukicorn Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009
i love the rope texture... it seems to run throughout the entire piece- beautiful!
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009
Thanks!
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Strike-Force Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2009
Attention to detail is amazing!!! Much harder with traditional tools, so HUGE :thumbsup:'s to you! =]
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2009
Thanks. I like this painting I does. :)

It's probably the only painting i've ever done where i'd change nothing.
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winiP Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2007
the simplest ? it's not simple at all !
it is gorgeus :heart:
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2007
:) Thanks!
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Orangeclementine Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2007
:heart:
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2007
Thankyou.
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miimo Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2007  Hobbyist General Artist
very green yes! =D and beautiful too
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2007
Heehee! Thanks! =D
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Bernardumaine Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
Nicely done !
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2007
Ta!!!
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Youve-been-Samd Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2007   Traditional Artist
w-o-w. This is just fantastic. I mean usually I try to point out my favorite thing but uh in this one the entire thing is just too awesome.
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2007
@____@

Wow!

Thanks for saying so!!!
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Youve-been-Samd Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2007   Traditional Artist
XP, you're welcome :)
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2dazed Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2007  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Speechless!
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2007
Erm... thanks!!!

@______@
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maxetormer Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2007
hell yeah I digggg it!!
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2007
^O^
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blackthornart Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2007
pretty :heart:
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2007
Thankyou!
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AnnT33k Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006
And as Mary fell down the tallest tree in the forest, the only thing going through her mind was: "Are my panties showing?" :XD:
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006
Yeh, you can see it in her expression, can't ya...
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AnnT33k Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2006
Uh huh.. It's all :"ohpleaseohpleaseohpleaseetc..."
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begemott Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2006
just beautiful! i love it!
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2006
Thankyou!!!
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BionicBeaver Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2006
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it is great, and even harder to imagine it as a traditionnal work without the help of a computer!! which makes it look even twice more beautiful! ^^
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2006
Thanks! ^o^
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BionicBeaver Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2006
you're welcome! ^____^
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gureiduson Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
Oh my! I loved this!
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2006
Ta!

I think it's my favourite too... for once, there's very little i'd want to change on it.
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gureiduson Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2006
like what?
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2006
I'd make the parrots beak less plastic looking and one of the leaves is funny, tho u can't see it when it's reduced to this size.
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JayCrum Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
simple?
I don't know, ITs really detailed in some parts, however today I will comend you on your choice of color. I wish I knew what you know about color.
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
You do. I have witnessed it! By the way, I didn't say that this piece was simple, I said it was one of my MOST simple! ^__^
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JayCrum Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2006
Simple is good.
I didn't mean simplistic.
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2006
^__^
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Hmop Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
nice !
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
Thankies!!!

^__^
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Hmop Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2006
:)
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abraaolucas Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
fantastic! you are a great artist
congrats for your talent :hug:
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2006
Thankyou!

Means a lot, especially coming from someone like you!!!
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Karelias Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2006
gorgeous!
i love the way you painted all this leafs :)

amazing!
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2006
Thankies!

I loved your leaves on "Autumn to Come"
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Karelias Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2006
so we fall in love with leaves..
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2006
^____^

x x x
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flawed-goddess Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2006
very simple, very imaginative =]
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invent-a-shell Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2006
thanks...

i kinda wish i was the sort of person who could make a really complicated scene look simple, but i just end up going over the top.

...but thankyou!
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