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Cherry by Namie-kun Cherry by Namie-kun
<edit>By procrastinating my 1000 word essay i havent started on, due in three days, i have tried my best to edit a few things according to the crit i received [8D;;] Okay okay okay... I AM studying for real now.. orz;;</edit>

W-w-w...what am i doing while i have all this homework?... orz

Mixed around with Photoshop and Sai this time//<3 The brushes are really smooth~. This is the first picture that's completed with sai, that's not a speedpaint. [but then again, the bg is practically speedpainted OTL]

It was originally Miku fanart-some-what-inspired by Makoto Shinkai;; A bit messy, and not a detailed as i planned it to be, but i think it turned out okay since i am a pink-tard [:'DDDD]

btw, i always re-use the same dress design in my pictures for some reason OTL

SPEAKING OF SPRING. THE SPRING ANIME TIMETABLE SUCKS. I was sooo looking forward to Pandora Hearts, Tayutama and Higurashi three, but they are all so-so. I looked around and my watch list is only around 5 series; [which is small to the usual 10]

K-on, Hetalia and Eden of the East are win though.
I miss jigoku shoujo.. and, and.. NATSUMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE [;_;]

I will study for real this week, so I'm taking a hiatus until things clear up;

and I will get though those who wanted a visit eventually --!!.
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Critique by EternalOmni Apr 23, 2009, 6:27:41 AM
Did somebody say, Makoto Shinkai? :XD:

Makoto Shinkai is someone I highly respect for his stunning stories and movies. This piece sure reminds me of them. M. S. has this thing for cherry blossoms and there's always some in his movies.

Anyways, the cherry blossoms were done in great detail in here. The piece also gives a nice sense of depth because of the falling cherry blossom petals, giving the character a nice focal point.

The colors are so soft that it gives a nice pleasant feeling to it. Very relaxing. So calm and peaceful, that it makes you feel like you are going through a quiet stroll in the park. That's how i feel about this piece anyway. ^^'

a 5 out of 5:star: from me, good job =Namie-kun :heart:

Thank you for portraying a beautiful piece that will amaze Makoto Shinkai himself. :heart:

Now if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go work on my art before my inspiration is gone
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First off i am going to say that i just adore this picture. It's beautiful. I love the overall feel of this picture, how happy she looks how windy it is, the warm colors, it's all to perfect. what i love most is her clothes, the reason i say this is because very many artist struggle to bring clothes to life and you did this perfectly here.

unfortunately this can't be called a critique if i tell you only the things i love a bout this picture.

First of i see is her left leg it seems to appear a bit bigger than the other, even though it is slightly turned it needs to have more depth near the ankle, and above the knee, it seems like the knee isn't very defined.

second i think there needs to be more of a shadow under her feet, (I'm sorry it's hard for me to explain).

This is really all the critique i can give you since I've never given any critique, to anyone, and i am not a professional my self.

No one will have the same views, i might not see things others see, but one thing is sure just keep practicing and keep up the wonderful work you are improving.
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DefectiveStudios Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Lovely design on this!
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:iconpyro-pisces:
Pyro-Pisces Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Student General Artist
THIS IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL THING I'VE EVER SEEN.
I wish I could draw as good as you. I can't even shade eyes right or put shading on the hair/clothes. DX
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swordofdrossel Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
looove it please see my latest:Clap
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meiliclover2 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Wow that is just amazing the Sakura tree is beatiful and the girl is sooo cute also yur shadowing and highlight its amazing
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:iconstarsareinthesky:
StarsAreInTheSky Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm hugging my computer due to your awesomeness. c:
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Songofthesnow Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
this is really pretty!
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:iconsassycassieart:
SassyCassieArt Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I still love looking at this :) it's still my favorite piece of artwork on DA.
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Darklinknrone Featured By Owner May 30, 2012
it's really a great picture that gives you a warm fuzzy feeling inside :D Great work
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:iconavianpain:
AvianPain Featured By Owner May 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beyond beautiful!
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VictoriaTerumi Featured By Owner May 13, 2012
OMG DAMN NICE OAO i loveeeee it
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Carreauline Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the way you painted the cherries!!!
It's amazing, I can't figure out how to paint such stuff ;A;

But.. does she wear two different shoes? o.o

Very nice pic!
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anime-chan22 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow the colors efects are great and it is beautiful.
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rainbowdancer1 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2012   General Artist
I always love the sharp and detailed work people do on the computer that i can never figure out! I think this work is very beautiful.
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:iconpie97:
pie97 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012
omg i love dis pic lol:D
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allstarspowerteam Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Awesome!
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:iconzetsumeimaru:
Zetsumeimaru Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011   Traditional Artist
oh god... the epicness... IT BURNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconsupernataria:
SuperNataria Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2011
WOW!!!! It's so pretty!
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:iconplushipaw:
Plushipaw Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the way you drew the petals... You're such a good artist ; u ;
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Rilakumaa Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2011  Student
OMG I LUV THIS
so wat brushes u use specifically? all of them smooth ^ ^? ahhhh wat's the diff between SAI and ps brushes though? which ones better

is it possible to download SAI free or has trials?
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LugiaUmbreonPower Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011  Student General Artist
Omg!love it!:la:
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LilyBela Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2011
I love the background
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:iconemilssh:
EmilssH Featured By Owner May 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so pretty i love the colors!
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oOMoonlightMelodyOo Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Everything is so soft and delicate! Great contrast and I really wished it looked like this right now. Snow snow go away come again next Chriiiistmas!
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NiceandNeat Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010
awww
i love the mismatched shoes C:
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:iconanimequeenfreak:
animequeenfreak Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
how cute! This is going in my favs!
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clowcard27 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I love this! great job!!!!
is her name cherry? I have a character I made up called cherry too. :D
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Asahi94 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010
i loovee her dress.. and this is very nice pic..:O
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letters-to-nobody Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
WOW! how pretty and cute.Love the colors.
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:iconzenoshitomora:
zenoshitomora Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2010   Artist
So beautiful
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:iconcherilove:
cherilove Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2010
i like it really!
it's romantic.. xD
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KingOfMe Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2010  Student General Artist
aw
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:iconcathrain:
Cathrain Featured By Owner May 23, 2010  Student Filmographer
AWW... love it!
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:iconleetfish:
Leetfish Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010  Student
The colours are so beautiful :"D
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:iconddiiana:
ddiiana Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2010
so sweet :D
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SPARKL3S-XD Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2010
i really like this but the eyes are a bit to big don't you think? if they were up to where the shading started this would look even better!
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camachopaola Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2010
So amazing! It looks like it took a lot of work and dedication (not to mention the experience) how long did it take! The air effects give it a nice 'cool breeze' type aura, and the girl looks so calm yet happy! It was also a smart idea to use green and pink, they really compliment each other here, though the girl kinda blends in to the background with the pink hair, although with her light skin and green dress she pops out! Great picture!
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Spiriting0Dreams Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
This is so beautiful! I love her dress!
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:iconferretini:
Ferretini Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
AMAZING
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:iconpalahka:
Palahka Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, this is just AMAZING!! I'm pretty much speechless!!
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anzu-kami Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2009
so beautiful!
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f1georgemotogp Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2009
I really :love: this piece, the color, the eyes, the hair, and flower are just beautiful.
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onerosebigfeelings Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2009
soooooooooo cuteeeee ^-^
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ehrfjdkc Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2009
to be honest, I dislike your style of drawing anime faces, but the coloring and body and clothes and everything else are so fantaaaastic
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eemmaap Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
OK, i'm SO drowning in all your beautiful fictures! I just HAVE TO +watch you! :D
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cyu Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wonderful nya~ x3
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WeebleClock Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2009
Stunning use of colors <33
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GreenBlankey Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009
So cute! Love the background! Must have took days to do that much detail! : D
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pulchritudinousEXIT Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009  Student Digital Artist
stunning
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xMandaPanda Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009   Photographer
LOL she has cankles.
It's okay. I love this picture, it's so cute!
I wish I could draw anime!
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darklugia89 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2009  Hobbyist Artist
wow. i love the pic. the colors are so cool
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