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Stained Glass Comes Alive... by JenZee Stained Glass Comes Alive... by JenZee
Just a quickie I did on my last day of Spring Break ;_;. I don't want to go back to school >_<.

Ah well, anyway... my Orig. Character again (Lilande, half succubus girl person blah). Her eyes arn't normally orange, but I thought red looked ridiculously cliche and cheesy... just wanted to do a lighting study (no reference used, but gosh darndit I wish I could've FOUND ONE. I know there are tons of errors here X_X. I, apparently suck at googling and couldn't find a flashlight-held-under-chin image to save my life ~_~). Kinda creepy pic X_X.

This is about 80% of the original size. Painter 7.0
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kell909 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been perusing your works today,and I think this is my fave of all!

I dont think she looks scary at all - on the contrary I think she looks kinda sad, almost serene, in her solitude. :blush: Ooops - hope you take that as a compliment, because I'm not sure what your intention was when you created it! Bottom line I think the lighting is wonderful - it is quite illuminous and striking.
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ang3ll Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008
an errie an hauntingly beautiful character. She has sweet eyes, her expression is kinda pure too. Not creepy for me, but more mysterious. The light gives a ghostly effect that calls the attention and gives her an obscure story.
Love it :+favlove:
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ang3ll Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008
(sorry, mispelled *eerie and maybe some other words ^^; )
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cbards Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2007
Wow. Lighting extraordinaire :D Feels very Sixth Sense-ish. And I agree the orange eyes are much better. V. impressive. :clap:
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Ninjaofthestreets Featured By Owner May 23, 2007
I think it's sexy
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Adykted Featured By Owner May 14, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Wow! Such a haunting beauty..:heart::heart::heart: Amazing! :worship:
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morrigan-erinyes Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2007  Professional Photographer
I love it.

Gives this gloomy aura around her. Nice shades of gray and black.
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surkelly Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2006
creepy... love it~!
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Laylong Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the orange does look good ^__^
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Autumns-Grief Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2006
I love it...this is awesome
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JenZee Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2006  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you :)! Glad you like it! I'm thinking about re-doing it... maybe in a different way... I wasn't altogether happy with this XD!!!
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EveRFalleN Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2006
amazing....im speechless
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Nail3 Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2006
The skin lighting really caught my eye. Good job! More (of her, if possible)!
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luna-h8z-u Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2005
Creepy...

But still so pretty!
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LadyVelvet Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2005
This is exquisite. I've loved it for a long time. I had to drop by and tell you. :hug:
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youpheh Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2005
Very Beautiful! I love her eyes, you did such a good job. :)
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JenZee Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! Glad you like it :) I actually had a lot of trouble with the eyes, and I think it could be done a lot better than I've done here, but still... thanks much :p!!!!
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xavie Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2005
that's was absolutely PERFECT!!
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SoCalledChaos Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2004
brilliant :clap:
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bobmartin32 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2004
I like the colouring and how you did the hair and the eyes. very beautiful.
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phrostie Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2004
wow, very cool.
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tomjogi Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2004  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
now, this is what I call an extraordinary piece of art - I like all your work, but this is my favourite!

keep producing art like this

greetings tomjogi :D
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JenZee Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Why thank you so much!~ I'm super flattered :hug:~
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-marysia- Featured By Owner May 30, 2004
wonderful lighting
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Cerbercus Featured By Owner May 19, 2004
beautiful :) :+fav:
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Matholwch Featured By Owner May 17, 2004
O__O <---stunned I don't think I can make that kind of atmosphere... (I try, but my complex patterns detracts from the main picture....)
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JenZee Featured By Owner May 18, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Hehehe just takes a little practice Matholwch :) I'm sure you'll be able to in time! I have three years on you X_X.
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Ashia-chan Featured By Owner May 11, 2004
GORGEOUS~~!! Eyes, her white skin and dark rlz XD
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pegah0304 Featured By Owner May 3, 2004
:faint: :+fav:
This is Soooo Great, How in the worLd did U do Thattt? :heart:
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JenZee Featured By Owner May 4, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you *_* LOL I'm sure you could do it with a little patience :) You have some beautiful photography *_*!!!!
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BlackRoseDagger Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004
I'm so jealous I swear you do such great work I wish I could be half as good as you.
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azhrarn Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2004
I typed a comment, then I got booted. >_< In any case, what I said was: Gorgeous work. :] The lighting is excellent, especially if done off the top of your head. I -love- the windswept hair.
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JenZee Featured By Owner May 7, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Oog, apologies for such a horrendously late reply X_X, thank you for such kind words :) Coming from an artist such as yourself ( I know you get this all the time XD), it's quite the compliment~ Thank you :)
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aoife Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2004  Professional General Artist
Cool, looks amazing! Great work! :nod: :clap: :D
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SirExodus Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2004
interesting; good job on the lighting.
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ollismith Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2004   Digital Artist
I LOVE IT!!! Such a great concept, painted with real competence and skill.
You painted the hair really well, the mix of single hairs with the thicker ones which make up the pattern is amazing.
There's a really weird feeling to it, like the central shape should be the window frame but it can't be as Lilande is behind the other half of it/ It's kind of challenging and that makes it interesting.
Good work on the gothic arch shapes too.
:p Looking forward to pestering you to death about everything later in the year D:D
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bogus64teen Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2004
so much texture from the skin. and i love the eye! very creepy.
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fragmented Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2004
this is absolutely amazing! :+fav:
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saprophilous Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
I was going to commend you on the difficult facial lighting.. I think it especially brings out the sexy of her lips haha
The hair is impressive, it gives me that impression of a punched mirror
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Lancelot5 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2004
whhhooaaa that so cool shes so pretty moi loves her shes soo beuatiful!!!!!!!!
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BlueBumbleBee Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2004
wow pretty! i love the shadows and the dim lighting, and how you shaded her face! nice eyes too. it reminds me of witches for some reason. :)
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spicebunny Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2004  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
looks good though. pretty captivating and interesting pose. reminds me of korean/japanese horrors for some reason :):) nice work.
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rogue-rpz Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2004
excellent work the only thing that springs to mind is the brightness of her chest i would imagine being female there might be more shadows in this region :)
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Vivi-Sparrow Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2004
Wow :faint: :+favlove:
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scarlyly Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2004  Professional Filmographer
love the shadowing :)
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miakkes Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2004
Awesome!! I love the hair and the coloured eye detail is fantastic! Really great work here!!

:clap::clap:clap:
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dadarulz Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
creepy.. would need a more appropriate shading on the boob but other than that its very good
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lunabunnie Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2004
really gorgeous!!
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mattgamer Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
So beautiful!!!

mG
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Artist4TheDamned Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2004
i'm glad that you went with the orange...the red would have looked too out of place. the orange helps give a contrast with the other colors throughout the composition.
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