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Serperior - Celtic Coil by DoNotDelete Serperior - Celtic Coil by DoNotDelete
:icontatzelfreeman: made me a Christmas gift art that I felt deserved to be coloured.

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Pokemon The Pokemon Company.
Artwork David Nathan Dawkins.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2012   Digital Artist
I like the design too - all credit to TatzelFreeman for the original linework.
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:iconsilbird:
Silbird Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Would make one hell of a Tattoo! Beautiful!
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:iconrival200:
Rival200 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2011
this is my wallpaper now.
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:icontenko72:
tenko72 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2011
You colored it well.
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:iconcitynetter:
citynetter Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pretty.
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:iconhyacinth7:
Hyacinth7 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2011
Awesome!
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:iconbluemystyk:
BlueMystyk Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011
OMG AWESOMENESS~
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks.
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:iconqwest34:
qwest34 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011
very pretty :D
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011   Digital Artist
I'll have to look into that.
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:iconhiandromon:
HiAndromon Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2011
You know what this makes me think of? 'The Secret of Kells' movie. An spectacular artistic animated movie.
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:iconsilvermoon551:
silvermoon551 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yep! I like his comics!
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:icontorch59:
Torch59 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
asdjkfl;;. You watch DnD too? O_O
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:icontora-ookami:
Tora-Ookami Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2011
pretty!
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:iconwittnv:
WittNV Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I haven't seen a long long and long snake Pokemon, Serperior, like this before!! :O_o:

The swirly coil looks so beautiful :love: And the color looks so hot! :XD:
:+favlove:
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:iconnkognz:
NkoGnZ Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice, it haves that royal look, ... nice coloring indeed, love the celtic feel in it! :D
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2011   Digital Artist
I'm glad you can enjoy the image.
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:icona-s-rich:
A-S-Rich Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
So cool! You've combined my love of the Celtic culture with my love of Pokemon. What a beautiful combination.
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:iconrkaltoft:
RKAltoft Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011   Interface Designer
It turned out great. Excellent work on the colouring and the background texture is a nice touch.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011   Digital Artist
Yeah, it's a texture made from a photograph of a wall or ceramic tile or something.

I'm glad you approve.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011   Digital Artist
It's a texture made from a photograph of a wall, ceramic tile or something like that.

The texture itself is a vector artwork now, I think it gives a better finish than using an actual photograph to give a texture.

The lighting effects probably add to feeling of 'realism' here too.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2011   Digital Artist
Thank you.
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:iconspritedude:
Spritedude Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, for a second I thought it was actually painted on something. Great job with the texture. :thumbsup:
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:icongreenauralizard:
GreenAuraLizard Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011
That's not an actual wall, is it? It looks so real!
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:iconrainbroach:
Rainbroach Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Very nice! I know the line-art is not of your making, but the coloring and gradient effects most certainly are, and they look simply smashing. Well done. :nod:
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:icontatzelfreeman:
TatzelFreeman Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Aaah you know I can't help it. But I'm still glad that you like it this much.
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:iconelsdrake:
Elsdrake Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i see.

but is still an awesome piece
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
I could have put some more glyphs/ornaments around Jaroda, but I didn't want to risk overpowering the focus image.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
You're welcome to use it.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
It does have that feel to it doesn't it?
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
There are a lot of different Celtic ornament styles and they generally feature a lot of loops, knots and such.
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DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
Haha! Tatzel is a girl actually!

Yeah, I was trying to go for a rocky or stony surface texture here, though the colour is probably closer to that of a terracotta pot.
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DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
Yeah, Tatzel did a good job with those.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011   Digital Artist
Your original linework wasn't bad at all; I liked the original picture very much!

In fact I used this picture as a way to get used to using pressure to draw linework - I think it helped me get a better understanding of drawing this way, though I still need practice!

Don't be so down on your original artwork; It was a lovely drawing.
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pickles-4-nickles Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Student Digital Artist
This is really pretty! It looks like something I'd see on an old jewelry box or an old chest. C8
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BlueKirby2 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
Wow... I may just use this as my wallpaper. Thanks!
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:iconelsdrake:
Elsdrake Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hum... somehow i am imagining mystical glyphs as a background

but overall its really well done....good job
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:icontatzelfreeman:
TatzelFreeman Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
That turned out pretty awesome, I hope you didn't had too much work to do from cleaning up my messy lines. I like how you gave it a wall painting texture, and the lightning makes it even better.

Thanks for turning that into something nice like this!
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:iconmiraphera:
Miraphera Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Great work!!
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:iconabbiegoth:
AbbieGoth Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, that's simply gorgeous! I love all the swirls and 'knots'...
Very elegant to say the least :heart:
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:iconsoulsilveriv:
SoulSilverIV Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
This looks really cool!
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:icontwero:
Twero Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm going to congrats him at the proper art.
Also, you made a great coloring process! It's really seems to be a "cave-wall" graffiti!
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:iconharolthedragon:
HarolTheDragon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
Only Good.
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:iconraptor2213:
Raptor2213 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011
I was thinking T-Shirt
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:icongabtraf:
Gabtraf Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Student General Artist
Somewhat reminds me of the Ouroboros.. Interesting choice of pose.
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VoaxmasterSpydre Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah I know what you mean, the Christmas season was a nightmare for artwork, working till 8 about every night. Hoping to see those "new drawing techniques" soon :D
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:iconsilvermoon551:
silvermoon551 Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! :D
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks.
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DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks!

It was kinda rough heading up to Christmas actually - I had to pull a lot of extra shifts at work.

I need to get back into the swing of doing regular artwork now, and I'm also trying to get some new drawing techniques down.
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:icondonotdelete:
DoNotDelete Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2011   Digital Artist
Thanks.
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