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Girl on a Ship by Risachantag Girl on a Ship by Risachantag
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Uh... I don't usually do this sort of style; it's a lot more shoujo than what I normally draw. I just sketched it at uni then decided quite randomly that I wanted to try colouring it.

^_^; Well, I guess it's good practise to experiment with other styles and stuff, so I'm glad I at least attempted it. I didn't really spend as much time on the background as I should, but it's my sister's birthday party in a few hours and I need to go get stuff ready, and I wanted to get this done today.

I really need to get better at drawing ships... A friend asked me to do a comission a while back involving one, and I still haven't started because the idea of drawing the background's still kinda daunting. I feel a bit more confident about it now, though. (I'll get it done soon Doug, honest! *runs off to get ready*)
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Net-Zone-Network Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Vavi-Z Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2012  Hobbyist
She looks like Ewilan in Bottero's books :D
ForsakenLunatic Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2007   Writer
the girl is so pretty and I absolutely love the colours ^-^
saintfighteraqua Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really awesome! I'd love to see you draw my alana in this style!
p3rsh1ng Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2007
This is absolutely awesome. It's simple, apposite and does not try to hide something. On top of that it's extremelz adorable and I would say more things like that, but in the end I'd just repeat another person. ;)
SxKYGOfan Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2007
She's beautiful! Nice work! = D
kassie Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooh, I absolutely adore this. her hair and hand and face most of all. The only thing that bugs me is at the right underarm of her shirt, I see a little blue peeking through.
Anyways, I think the simple background is very suiting. You don't want to distract the eye too much. (Did I mention I love the sky and the birds in the sky? The clouds are amazing.)
hentai-kitty Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2006  Professional Traditional Artist
very beautiful drawing :D
GawainesAngel Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2004
And to think, I came to your gallery for the DBZ art...!

This is lovely, her hair is just beautiful. You really have a handle on this medium.
kheng Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
the colours and shading are great
and i love the details on the background ship hull, esp the rope and the design on her knife sheath
shonen-shonen Featured By Owner May 7, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
ellana Featured By Owner May 6, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooh! Prettyful!
Reminds me of my afterprom which had a "Pirates of the Caribbean" theme. ^^;

I love it! Especially her hair, blowy in the wind.

shadriqua-cham Featured By Owner May 3, 2004   Traditional Artist
ShiroMakoto Featured By Owner May 2, 2004
Actually, I really like this style! ^^; What would you call it? Shoujo-ish? o.o

The coloring on this style looks really pretty and I love the way the girl looks =D And yep, I can tell its a boat ^___^

oh, and I <3 the title ^^
Risachantag Featured By Owner May 2, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
Yay! Someone can tell it's a boat! *does a happy dance*

Yeah... "shoujo-ish" is probably a good description ^^;
Kuko-chan Featured By Owner May 2, 2004
Ah, it's so soft and airy! How fantastic!
pettyartist Featured By Owner May 2, 2004  Professional Digital Artist
I really like it!! I think that style has a nice, soft touch and it makes the picture look sunny and bright and lively! Excellent job!! :winner:
avier Featured By Owner May 2, 2004  Hobbyist Photographer
Its a really nice soft style of coloring :D
Shes very funky looking chicka :)

Boats make me sick... boats are evil :)
lily-kat Featured By Owner May 1, 2004   Digital Artist
Very pretty colors!! :love:
The character design is very spiffy too. ^.^
mk13 Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
waaaa pretty *o*
portable-white-guy Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
Is she a pirate, she looks like one. My great great great gareat graet great grandpa was a pirate. Don't ask how I know that.
AlwaysPuft11 Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
Really great. I like the whole... gypsy-pirate look to her. Very excellent work indeed. ;)
Chuquita Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
WOW! Unbelievable. I luv the shading and the way you drew her hair. :)
Ferntree Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
:wow: Whoaaaaa this is SOSOSO good! I love the way you've done this! The way that the outline is visible in some bits and not on others. The hair and the hands are my favorite things about this pic. Ooh and the lovely shirt sleeve.

I am in awe of the picture.
krazedkaigrrl Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
Wow! The color and detail and everything is just breath-taking! I don't know what to say, but this is absolutely gorgeous. I think it looks awesome, this being the first time you tried that style! Looks like your already an old pro!
PassingGirl Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
oh wow! this is so awsome! i love the detail around her waist!
SweetSugar01 Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
wow this is really amazing :)
dia-aren-marie Featured By Owner May 1, 2004


It's nice to experiment with different styles, though. That way you can have a vast array of ways to color or draw and it's pure fun rar XD

On the pic - she looks so pretty! I love her hair (I can't do smooth hair, really, but I've been trying @_@) and I think the background is nice :3 Sorta makes me think of a painting which has 'PIRATE GIRL OF LEGEND' splattered all over it XD
Cosnett Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
Hurrah for shoujo and teh beautiful colours :aww:
kagehikari Featured By Owner May 1, 2004
Woah!! Very much coolness! I like the hair and kinda everything =P
aquamist Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004
I like your shading style! Very pretty
bottle-of-fish Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004
she's pretty ^______^, nice work
pho3nixdown Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004  Student Digital Artist
this is pretty :D then again I'm shoujou lover :D Even in your experimentation your ship rendering is pretty good- wow!
neo-dragon Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004  Professional Filmographer
Wow, it looks so soft and pretty. You did an excellent job! Love the detail as well!
djSeragaki Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004
Your shading techinque is very smartly done, good attention to detail =)
Basturk Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004
Nice job on the anime girl. Great colours and shadows on the colours. Btw the background looks great!
FreakishAngelGal Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2004
It looks really good! The colouring's great, and the boat looks cool! Gah, me and my lack of vocab... *click!*
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