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nead
08-23-2004, 07:16 AM
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Title: Chinese Mythos
Name: Nead
Country: Usa
Software: Photoshop

CHINESE MYTHOS
It is another illustration from my series of the Chinese mythos--NUWA.
She was a goddess, created the human by using the clay, and taught them how to raise up seed.
Some day, two sons of the deity fight for heirdom, the loser staved the sky...the doomsday was coming...
For repairing the sky, Nuwa cut off the legs from a huge tortoise to shore up the sky (thence, all tortoise had short legs), and smelted the color stone to fill up the hole of the sky...

Godzi
08-23-2004, 08:07 AM
:bounce: I looooooooOOoooooove it ! It's a peacefull picture, it's calm, it's awesome, really splendid !

Excellent work : contrast, light, modeling of the body, textures on the turtle, hair, super !!

I don't see anything to critic about. Good style.
Nice job :buttrock:

direndra
08-23-2004, 10:28 AM
ur work is awesome !!!"
overall i like drawing to paint:thumbsup:

olijosman
08-23-2004, 10:43 AM
The sea is spectacular.I love the colors and light.Beautiful painting :thumbsup:

Silje
08-23-2004, 08:24 PM
Nice! Fancied ur centaur a bit better thou, this one looks a bit stiff, actually her pose reminds me a little bit about a barbie-doll :hmm: But still, cant say anything but wonderful!

theCloudmover
08-23-2004, 08:59 PM
Another nice one!!
:applause:
Great work dude.

BartokDesign
08-23-2004, 09:26 PM
Awesome work really beautyfull.

:bounce:

Project-chi
08-24-2004, 03:42 AM
nice idea about doing Chinese Mythos illustration, was gonna do that too, but i guess you beat me to it. good thing, cause your not disapointing me. keep up the great work thumbs uphttp://cgtalk.com/images/smilies/thumbsup.gif

nead
08-31-2004, 11:02 AM
very happy with the award, thank u! :bounce:

BESTrin
09-02-2004, 01:09 AM
wow thats realy good. I know little to nothing about 2d painting on the computer but this is a beautiful image.

Spc
09-02-2004, 02:38 AM
Beautifull work !
Any chance of HI-Res image ?
Very atmospheric lightning .. one of the best images i've ever seen :thumbsup:
:love:

techart
09-04-2004, 08:29 AM
tyhe chromatyc is awesome...the turtle is cool too....the water is what I love more...nice work man

nead
09-07-2004, 08:24 AM
Beautifull work !
Any chance of HI-Res image ?
Very atmospheric lightning .. one of the best images i've ever seen :thumbsup:
:love:

Thanks.
If you need the HI-Res image, give me your E-mail add.

AmazeMe
12-13-2004, 09:13 PM
The detail is fabulous. Awsome work, very smooth.

TiCool
03-02-2005, 06:49 AM
Alright, I knew the myth, but ur drawing makes me feel that she was having a sunbath ...
Well, worth trying though...since Chinese had never expressed the myth in this way:bounce:

fooxoo
03-13-2005, 08:10 AM
Beautiful lighting and great composition. I like it, my only crit would be - if you wanted the girl to look stable on the turttle you should have spread her legs a bit, now it looks like she might fall off any second, I think it even looks as if she is floting a tiny bit above the turttle.

Not bad.

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