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January 18, 2008
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So far, yet so close by Tanathiel So far, yet so close by Tanathiel
Hello people :3

Sorry for the long silence :aww:
I'm doing some works lately, and here is my next piece.
This time it is an art-trade with :iconvenator-somniorum: :aww: She asked me to do a picture about her in her anthro-lynx form and her beloved in his human form in a different story.
The landscape is in Russia and both characters are connected to it. I will not mention the whole thing, because, she can tell you better if you are interested.
She is a soldier and her love is a general of some sort. This supposed to be a love scene. But because of the fact, that they are not always togeather (they leave far from each other :(), I thought it would be nice to make a picture, that is not an "ordinary" love theme, but it is about longing to the another one :aww:
I hope I have succeded.
Yet, I have some problems with the background this time, because it is a snowy landscape, it was a bit difficult for me to show deapth and such... I enjoyed to make the water and the reflection though :3 Note that what you can see, it is all first attempt/first time to draw such a thing. Only the lynx is not included in this, because this is my second anthro picture that I made.
All in all, I enjoyed this opportunity to try out some new ways. I'm partly happy with the outcome, but as you can see, I still have to improve some things considering backgrounds and such ^^;

Some info:
Paper size: A/3
Work time: Approx. 20-22 hours or so
Tools used: same as always :aww:

WIP's of this work:
WIP 1:[link]
WIP 2:[link]
WIP 3:[link]

That's it for now peepz :3
I will upload a few works as soon as I'm able to XD
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Dark-Vengeance912 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2008
the fingers looked a little long, other than that it's perfect ^^
Tanathiel Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Hm, now as you mention it is just a bit longer ^^;
I haven't realised it... But it isn't so bugging isn't it ? :3
Aside if this, I really loved playing around with the water reflection xD
I guess this is what made lack of concentration on the hands I think ;P ^^;
Oh well, better one next time ;)
Dark-Vengeance912 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2008
Nah it's okay it almost doesn't show

Practice makes perfect ^^
Tanathiel Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Indeed ;)
Well I hope my next works will look good ^^
At least I have some ideas in mind that I want to draw at the moment ;P
Dark-Vengeance912 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2008
Now I'm curious, give me a quick peek of your future art
Tanathiel Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
I already uploaded it mate xD
Thats the new WIP I added yesterday ^^
Dark-Vengeance912 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2008
Nice I'll go and check it out right away ^^
HyMoRIBuNd13 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this is wonderful piece love the reflective of the worlds.
Tanathiel Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much :3
I really enjoyed playing with the water reflection ^^
I guess thats the focus of the picture ;)
dreamworker72 Featured By Owner May 31, 2008
Awesome pice!
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