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October 25, 2009
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Back to life by CintiaGonzalvez Back to life by CintiaGonzalvez
After a lot of time, I'm done with this one.

This is the first time I make a so detailed and big background. And I must admit that enjoy the result but got tired really fast of making plants and stones (that's why I left it a bit abandoned). I think I should add even more leaves and plants to it but I don't want to... -__-

This pic was inspired by the song by Opeth called Windowpane ([link]), concretely from the 5:50 to the 6:30 minute.

I just love their dark and rainy songs, and I highly recommend you to listen to them :)

Thanks for viewing and as always, hope you like it!

CLOSEUP--> [link]

Photoshop CS, Painter X. no ref (just serached some pics of raining in rainforest for the colours and plants)
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Critique by solalia Oct 27, 2009, 7:40:44 PM
I really like the composition, and how you have put her sort of in the background but the plants around her really make her the center of focus.

The rain effect is nicely done as well, and I like that you made the leaves seem a bit droopy as they would be in a heavy rain.

The anatomy looks pretty good to me, and I love the pose and clothing. You did a really spot on job with that. The ivy trailing around her is really perfectly done as well.

The only thing that seems a bit off to me is the coloring. It seems really washed out, and all that gray, white and black really makes it feel flat.

The lighting is really great though, I just think a little work on the color theory of this one would improve it a lot.
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Hunter-Wolf Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic, the lighting and composition are wonderful ... the concept is both sad and beautiful ;)
Mespot Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2012
beautiful annd calming to look at
Airyuna Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
I love how tender this picture looks, while still carrying great emotions.
BerryTurtle Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Something about this just makes me happy. Plants, stones, going outside to feel the rain?
supergoldensunchild Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Student General Artist
oh my god. this is phenomenal.
scriptedheart Featured By Owner May 3, 2012
Amazing work!
ChloeTeufele Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful. I can't even... I mean... *dies*
n-jaud Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012
RealTimeBrush Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011
Beautiful and graceful image I love this one.
KootiesMom Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2011
This is absolutely lovely!
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