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master of the wind by whimsical-wanderings master of the wind by whimsical-wanderings
My half of an art trade with *Hlsadlar

download for fullview, but please don't steal!

So. This was the epitome of experimentation, for me. I took a bunch of techniques that I've used in the past, and mushed them into one picture. This includes smudging (and actually leaving it smudged), outlining the veins, and doing that backlit/outline thing that I did so awfully before. x] Anywhoo, I'm very happy with this. (: Except, of course, this would happen to me...

Right about when I'm halfway done, I discover that *V-alkyrie has done a commission for *Hlsadlar. Of a different character, but with the same horse...

fail.

Being me, I was too lazy to start over (especially since this was the third time I restarted it) so I hope they don't look to similar, and I hope *Hlsadlar doesn't mind too much. .__.

Faune...
The character is Faune, a totally awesome and gorgeous god of wind, or something. Either way, he's pretty damn cool. So, here, I wanted to show his power of the wind, no matter where he is. So even though he's in some cave thingy, the wind still blows when he wants it to.

He has an owl buddy, and I almost added him in, but... it looked funky when I tried. So, no owl. :/

*Breathless-dk
~MercGribern
Everything else is painted by me.

6 hours, ish.
approximately 50 layers
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DiamondHoofbeats Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2013  Hobbyist
You' ve been featured here [link] Congrats! :heart:
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Gamnir Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2013
Magnificent! Well done!
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Midnight321 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2011
this is lovely (:
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Indian-Ink Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011  Hobbyist
Featured here: [link] Great work!
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Toxic-Howrse Featured By Owner May 21, 2011
This is an amazing piece of work. I was just wondering, do you know of a tutorial on how to change backgrounds dark like that and make the water colourful? I have no idea, no matter how many ways I try to make it like that.
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whimsical-wanderings Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, there's a variety of techniques, and I rarely do the same thing every time. Its a combination of burning, dodging, painting, overlays, masks, color balance, brightness contrast, etc. I just fiddle around with it until it looks decent.
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breeisatypeofcheese Featured By Owner May 1, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absolutely gorgeous, you are one of my new idols, fo' sure. ;D
<333
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whimsical-wanderings Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Awhh, thanks. ^^
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breeisatypeofcheese Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
anytime ;D <3333
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shutterfly21 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2011
Looooove the tail, deary:) nice job
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