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March 20, 2013
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Checkmate by Lily-Fu Checkmate by Lily-Fu
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Hi watchers :D
I'm back with a "little" break (2 days) in a big project commission. I made the lineart for this pretty wood elf about two months ago ; I asked an artist I admire if he wanted to make this one a collab and work on the color, but he never answered so i decided to give her some colors myself =P

So here is a clever elf playing chess with the wise old tree. This came directly from the deepest corners of my brain, don't ask me why ^^

Hope you like :D

She is NOT Poison Ivy... I do like Batman but come on people, a red-haired girl dressed with nature is NOT necessarily Ivy. Thank you.
I'm seriously angry against you _

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As usual, this artwork is mine and may not be used or modified without permission, thank you =)


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OH MY FUCKING HOLY GOD o________________O" Seriously a DD ? :eyepopping: :jawdrop: :faint:
Thank you SO much, all of you .___.

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No I'm not being hysterical, I promise. I'm just SO FUCKING HAPPY, this will definitely be a good day :headbang:

Thank you so muuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuch o/
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Given 2013-03-25
Checkmate by *Lily-Fu ( Suggested by 0GoldFish and Featured by mamiffer )
J'aime beaucoup la gestion des couleurs et des textures.

Le jeu des ombres et des lumières est également sympa, mais on aurait pu imaginer les contours un peu plus sombres, afin d'encourager l'oeil à se concentrer sur la partie d'échec ou sur la nymphe.

Concernant la technique de dessin, j'émettrai une légère critique concernant l'épaule droite du personnage, qui me semble un peu désaxée, trop en arrière, alors que son bras part vers l'avant (pour déplacer un pion). Ses seins sont également un peu trop haut, ils devraient être un chouïa plus bas :)

En tout cas, très sympa d'aspect général, continue comme ça ! ^^
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Maggy-mitchi Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
J'adore le concept !!!
Lily-Fu Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
merci =)
Rikkiz820 Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Professional Photographer
Delightful piece of work.....
Lily-Fu Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thank you :D
Xandamus Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
great chest!
WonderlandRevisited Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014
A spectacular bit of whimsy. The concept is something that I have never, ever seen before. The subtle freckles on the elf's face are a nice touch. I downloaded the image straight into my wallpapers folder.
Lily-Fu Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thank you !!! i love to know when this effect is given by my art, thank you =)
Baureal Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I looove so much the old tree !
Lily-Fu Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks =)
LeonMello Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014
Wonderful picture.
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