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Gah by Eevora Gah by Eevora
Only a test to see if I can improve my realistic style...

gah is what I named the file OwO

With The Strength Of A Dragon
And The Shine Of the Stars
Eevora Blazes Like A Shooting Star
Soaring High Above The Indigo Dark Sky

~:.:Eevora:.:~


They say not to use the dodge and burn tool but I used them to give more diffirent shades in the colours. This goes to show not to just accept what everyone says. Why not try it first? See how it goes.

Artwork Me
Eevora The Eevee Me
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Now, I apologize in advance if this is not a good Critique.
The artist, Eevora, has used many of her talented skills, to whip up this magnificent piece of work. This art piece, titled "Gah" may be just a practice piece, but it certainly looks nothing like one.
The colors have blended magically, and the fur on the Eevee turned out really well.
The only thing for future improvements, would probably blend the eye in a little more, as it looks a bit.. Ahem.. "Cartoonish" if that is the right word. The scarf confused e little too, as I wasn't sure if it was part of the fur in this picture, and I thought it was part of the fur.
But still the art is very well done, and I really like it.
--Kuron
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Now, I apologize ahead of time if this critique seems a bit harsh or blunt, but I want to help you improve so I'm going to be honest here.

Okay, first off is that one of the main reasons people say not to shade with the dodge and burn tool is because it often makes the shading of your artwork a bit bland. Shading with different colors with varying saturation and value is more effective than the dodge and burn tool and will really help a picture stand out and also add more emotion to a piece. I can show you examples and tutorials if you want me to go more into detail about the shading.

Overall, the fur is nice. However, the Eevee is blurry, and it would stand out more if you defined the edges a bit better. By this I don't mean you need to draw an outline, but adding some individual, clear strands of fur around the outside of the Eevee would help.

While the fur is somewhat realistic, the eye, mouth and nose have a cartoon/anime look to them. The eye and mouth almost look as if they are floating atop of the fur, rather than actually being a part of the eevee.

On to the background, it looks like you scribbled a whole bunch. I'm sure you're capable of putting more thought or effort into the background.

Like I mentioned above, I'm not trying to be mean. I just want to help.
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:icongizmo1234:
GiZmo1234 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2012
Nice work. Just one thing. i feel like the eye is 2 realistic to be on this type of art style.
Still a great drawing.
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Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2012  Student General Artist
XD... I don't think the eye is realistic throught XD thanks BTW
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LightFang007 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Student General Artist
thanks~!
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:iconlightfang007:
LightFang007 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your welcome.
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:iconspongycraz:
spongycraz Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Student General Artist
thank you ~!
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:iconspongycraz:
spongycraz Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your welcome! To bad I can't hug an eevee or train them.......huh...
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pokemon38 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
wow i love it
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student General Artist
thanks!
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pokemon38 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student Digital Artist
thats ok
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Wulf576 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing realistic stuff. Really shows how you have no bounds. x3
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student General Artist
bounds? It's dictionary time~ XD
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:iconwulf576:
Wulf576 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Bounds. I'm saying that your talent has no limit, nothing that can keep it contained. C: Just keep on drawing!
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2012  Student General Artist
haha, oohhh~ You too Renny~! Your mapping and drawing skills are good hehe :D
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Kassy1011 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice :D
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student General Artist
thanks~
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Kassy1011 Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
welcome
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Faomella Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
The fur and the shading on the fur is really cool. I don't think that I would ever be able to do that :D
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Student General Artist
thanks! And you should have fate in yourself, you can if you try, the first try might not get it, but keep trying~! change strategy~! You will get it someday~ :3
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Faomella Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks :D
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RyuDragonclaw Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
The fur looks really nice. I like the sense of depth you get from the values. And it seems pretty realistic, except for the eye. (and in your description, I think you meant dodge, not dough)
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks and... Thank you for correcting the mistake XD
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RyuDragonclaw Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
You're welcome!!:3
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Ludichat Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow... it is beautiful!
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
thanks!!!
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:iconchocolate-royale:
Chocolate-Royale Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
YAY YOU WIN
I CANT DRAW LIKE THIS
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
OwO, I have not accomplised my goal to draw hyper realisticly... ;w;
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:iconchocolate-royale:
Chocolate-Royale Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
I LOST I LOST I LOST
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:iconeevora:
Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I LOSE LOSE LOSE TOO~!
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Chocolate-Royale Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012
*faints*
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Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I faint too~!
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CoffeeDoubleShot Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
When I saw this, I thought it was a real Eevee O:
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Eevora Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
really?! :o XD
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