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white_lilyblossom
« on: February 12, 2012 11:05:09 PM »

Hi! After all the encouragement and great responses I got for my last ATCs, I'd thought I'd give it a second try. Obviously, my style has changed a bit since 2008, but I like to think it did so for the better. These were done with pen, markers and coloured pencils. Again, the scanning messes the colouring and shading a little, I tried to fix it by playing with the contrast but the light colours still get washed out. Oh well, next time.






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« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2012 12:41:44 AM »

I love your art and the whimseys you portray.
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« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2012 01:27:02 AM »

Thank you! Grin
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« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2012 09:44:07 AM »

I love the character in all of these, And the colors are really nice! I like the high contrast look and how the two characters pop out of their frames. Nice illustration style!
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« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2012 10:01:44 AM »

Thank you very much!
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« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2012 12:59:03 PM »

Love your style! And, the little surprises make these very unique...my favorite is ice cream girl!

Also, the little girl with the balloon actually look like some of the elderly ladies I see at the beach...so that one is special to me!
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« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2012 03:03:07 PM »

Thank you! I like how the ice-cream girl turned out, although she gives out a "barbie" vibe to me - maybe I should name her Barbara Grin I'm curious, what makes you think about the old ladies? Is it the glasses, the hat? Maybe the hearts?
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« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2012 08:45:15 PM »

I find that as people age, they tend to return to childhood...old people and children tend to dress in whatever they want, have a playfulness about them, and tend to amuse themselves...it is all of the things ... the balloon, the funny hat, the funky glasses...the floral tent dress...it is more the "feeling" of being carefree and loving life that evokes those images for me...

To return to that time is so freeing... Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2012 05:57:56 AM »

Okay, I just posted on your last atc post, and here you are already making new ones! I ADORE the girl with the hearts on her dress and the balloon. PM me if you are interested in a trade!
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« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2012 03:48:48 PM »

These are so beautiful and bright!  I love them! 
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