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February 28, 2013
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Cloud close up painting challenge by VengefulSpirits Cloud close up painting challenge by VengefulSpirits
Trying to learn how to paint fluffy clouds, without cheating with a custom brush lol.

feel free to critique and give advice.

imaged ref off of [link]

i'll scrap this soon.
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This is certainly different from most of your other work, however I like the use of colours and the design of the cloud (though simplistic in appearance (which isn't a bad thing), which certainly makes it stand out in it's own way. Personally, I would like to see more experimentations and art pieces like this, with maybe more complex forms and variations of different weather (or a comical one that almost makes a face as it moves like you used to see as a kid :)) All-in-all though, it is a very good piece and think you did a superb job. Well Done :D
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Ah, yes, what a wonderful sight!
It appears as though I could jump right in and take a flight!

You did well on the puffiness,
The painting has stunning fluffiness!

Magnificent, Marvelous highlights and shading!
I enjoyed how the background was slowly fading...

Simply phenomenal! It looks so real!
Presenting its own puffy appeal.

Impressive that you didn't use your custom brush habit
Keeps improving, bit by bit!

However, I would suggest a bit more blending
Because some of your brush strokes are abruptly-ending.

Overall, it looks like a real, actual cloud
You should be really, really proud!
Because I was truly wowed!
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Gyrin Jun 22, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I can see a bald man taking care of a young animal (i'm thinking fox or a young pup.) o3o ...
AsjJohnson May 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been taking photos of clouds so I could learn how to draw them from reference. ^_^ Though... now I keep taking pictures and don't actually try painting them... ...
This looks good. ^_^ You did a good job. The fine detail of it doesn't look cloud-like to me (the speckleliness of it), but the main stuff looks really close.
Whoa! Love it!looks totally realistic!!
TheThunderART Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is great! It looks really realistic
Golden-Brush Mar 9, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is absolute amazzzinggggg
maybe a little softer?
im no cloud expert but it still amaazingg
penguin-katana Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks like a photo until you zoom in. I see nothing wrong with it..wait *tries to find something wrong with it*. Yep, it's official. It's perfect.
SketchyPawz Mar 9, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I draw cloud too, please look at my gallery ^^ Yours are very life like! <3
Wow, that is SO cool~
Hey! Dats kewl! haha it kinda reminds me of cotton (what a small me thought clouds were made of). Anyway, its looks very good and well done :) ima say this one thing though not out of Oh you did this wrong! but as a tip, it looks very... painted haha and it seems youre trying to get a realist look (correct me if im wrong please). id say that you should go and work on tiny details like the tiny shadings of things and also with fluffy clouds, id say that you should blend the shading a tiny bit more. Dont go blurring and smidging the whole thing now lolz just blur the few darker shaded spots. But yea this is good :) (excuse my bad grammar and punctuation and spelling, i really dont care about it when i type)
Lubia193 Mar 2, 2013   Digital Artist
cloooooooooooooooooooouuuuuuuuuuuuudddddddddddd <3
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