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Fade Together by silvestris Fade Together by silvestris
Watercolor from 2007.
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PockyPuck Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010
Guh. They make me sad. ;_;

Love the thorn imagery, and the way they clutch.
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silvestris Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2010
Thank you. :)
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StarShineMB Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work!
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silvestris Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010
Thank you. :)
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Willowanderer Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010  Professional General Artist
I love the effect on the darkness. Was that using a resist, a mask or wicking the paint out?
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silvestris Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010
Masking fluid before painting the dark tendrils. Once the paint was dry it was erased, bringing out the pattern of white paper.
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Willowanderer Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2010  Professional General Artist
*nods* That's what it looked like to me, but I wanted to know if you had a diffrent technique. It's lovely.
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silvestris Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010
Drawing and painting with actual paints is something I don't do very often, so in all honestly any 'technique' of mine is really just a series of trial and error. X3
Some work out, some don't. I'm pleased with this effect, though, it did come close to what I had hoped for. ^^d
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Willowanderer Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010  Professional General Artist
once again I am force to bow before your talent then. though resists and watercolors are helva fun to play with.
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silvestris Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2010
I'll probably take up more traditional painting up ahead - we're moving to a bigger place, and I'll finally get to have a proper workspace (sans cats getting in the paint). So playing around with fun techniques will likely be fun. :)
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