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lady anatanya by questionstar lady anatanya by questionstar
Most of my elves are 5 or 6 years old but since I started thinking about their story again, I have a couple of new characters ;P Lady Anatanya is a councilwoman, 2nd in line to become Queen of Esterahad should anything happen to the current one. HMMM let's think about that one for a while. >_> hahaha. I really love her outfit, went for a puritanical look.

I should hope the classical painting inspiration is apparent here. I try for it fairly often but it's kinda tricky to capture that feeling digitally (and with er, different subject matter) I think... what made the difference here to me, is that I painted over a blurry photo of a sketch and it had a lot of grainy texture that still shows a bit. Btw it's opencanvas. As usual, hehehe.

Again I meant to upload this months ago but I'm a flake. SORRY @_@
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PlushKraken Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2007
The colors of her outfit please my eyes :aww:
Dark tones with parts of light-purple and gold :drool: Awesome!
She looks like a mild, well-mannered woman (hard to find one nowadays ;)), fitting the role of a councilwoman/queen-to-be.
Such a pretty woman :giggle: I have to fav her :+favlove:
phonet Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2007
I enjoy the thick lines and lovely features, also the pattern on her shirt-corset-thing is lovely.

Amedyr Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
I really love your clothing designs! :love:
jakface Featured By Owner May 10, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Oh WOW. Her makeup is REALLY cool.
Also I totally got your feel of the traditional painting look, I first noticed it with her forehead.
You're awesome at drawing fingers properly. They look good and not all messed up like how I draw them. XD
Her outfit rules!
Your characters are luff.
questionstar Featured By Owner May 11, 2006
Hahaha her makeup is actually kinda conservative. Anatanya's meant to be pretty mousy... by elf standards anyway.
My fingers are ok... much easier to make them look good with gloves on. I'm not usually happy with them especially when I see really awesome ones somtimes... fingers are HARD to make sexy.

Her big shiny forehead is my favorite part XD
sweetcha Featured By Owner May 10, 2006
Good Lord, that's beautiful. I could stare at the details all day.
ktshy Featured By Owner May 9, 2006  Professional Filmographer
beautiful colouring and texture!
Hahnsel Featured By Owner May 9, 2006  Professional General Artist
wonderful vibrant colors ! :thumbsup: i especially like the ears and the pattern on her clothes
sarrahfm Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
she does bring the prestiege into mind, so i think ur piece is succesful *in other words brilliant piece!* instant fave
Etoli Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
*sigh* Why must you be so good at what you do? I'm inspired to continue working on my digital paint skills. . .
amytaluuri Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
Definitely... crazy for the pretty.
Horus-Goddess Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so glad to see you posting some artwork again! Seems like it's been forever since I last saw you update.... or maybe you have and I just somehow missed it lol. All the same, I'm always very impressed by your work. :) You're a great inspiration! Your work definitely makes me want to try different techniques with my CG. I only wish I had the money to afford better programs. I have Opencanvas 1.1 but that's about it, aside from my Photoshop 7. But yeah, lovely work on this piece. I really love the clothing design, and your faces and all their personality are always an inspiration as well. :) You've got a style I find very unique. :nod:

Keep up the lovely work! :clap:

Celestial-SeraphiMan Featured By Owner May 8, 2006   Writer
Very good!
genki-senshi Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
oh sorry capslock lol
BerenicePotter Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Professional General Artist
This is an amazing job! Congrats, I love the colouring :3
Juny Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
Cool clothes!
madonnawayne Featured By Owner May 8, 2006
Oh that is just beautiful! It really does looke like a brightly colored classic art portrait . . . :0 Niiice.
I adore the really deep, dark colors with that bright fuschia just bursting out, like there's also a secret side to her calm exterior. Love it! :0

~Reese Out!
Caesarline Featured By Owner May 8, 2006  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The cloth came out very nice. She looks really noble! And I like her hair.
roboticORANGE Featured By Owner May 7, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Beautiful coloring! I really love her eyes and hair.
agent57 Featured By Owner May 7, 2006  Professional General Artist
I just love love how shiny the pink circle patterned fabric is!
divi Featured By Owner May 7, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Really lovely how you do the strokes on the hair and those detials in the clothing ( circular patterns :D )
Awsome job!
iamwickedstupid Featured By Owner May 7, 2006
I'm intrigued by her robes. They're wicked cool. I love your coloring. It's perfectly vivid.

And I'm always a sucker for elves...
boum Featured By Owner May 7, 2006
The perspective of her eyes is a bit strange, but as always it still is magnificent. The hair, wow.
questionstar Featured By Owner May 9, 2006
Yeah her right eye is too small.. it was even worse in the sketch! I don't spend enough time sketching properly cos I wanna paint paint paint @_@
Jc2theW Featured By Owner May 7, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow very nice. Cool coloring too.
Atazure Featured By Owner May 7, 2006  Professional Filmographer
Her hair...they're so her world. Now if that made sense then i'm happy :] Her nose kinda reminds me of Appollos by Micheal Angelo :heart: Great. And the coloring, and the tiny bright colore dlines. Mmmm, delicious piece. And those colorful details on that pure and more of a classic robe. Very nice.
strawberrypeel Featured By Owner May 7, 2006
i love her clothes :bounce: she looks. . . pensive (i think that's the word) later
AuldBlue Featured By Owner May 7, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
aw i luv her hair n all^^
C-D Featured By Owner May 7, 2006
loving the colors/clothes/everything
XD very lovely!
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