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Akemi Takada Wallpaper: The Gilded Gala

Akemi Takada, Studio Pierrot, Creamy Mami, Creamy Mami (Character), Yu Morisawa Wallpaper
Akemi Takada Mangaka Studio Pierrot Studio Creamy Mami Series Creamy Mami (Character) Character Yu Morisawa Character

1600x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

My first wall here at MT3 ^_^ Hello everyone! *waves*

I adore the time era of the Victorian/Gilded age in our history and I was moved when I saw this scan. So I wanted to incorporate it with a background of that time. "Gilded" was a term given by Mark Twain about the time period when many great fortunes were created and the way of life the wealth supported. My favorite place is that of Newport, Rhode Island which houses many famous Gilded mansions of the wealthy (and filmed great movies like the "Great Gatsby").
"The Marble House" is one of those mansions and which I chose my wall to be based on and so I like to give credit to the Preservation Society of Newport County. As for the scan, I found here at MT.

As for the wall, I have made it a while ago, but decided to finally submit it in. I had to fix the scan a bit to fit the wall. And I gave the entire wall a brownish/gold hue with some texture (graininess) to offer an antique-feel to the atmosphere.

So please enjoy! !
And thank you so much for your comments, tips, and any favs ^^
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Comments

  1. AngelKate Nov 06, 2005

    O_O

    Oh. Em. Gee.

    This is soooo pretty! The sparkes...and the way the scan just blends right in with the stock of the house, it looks like she belongs there. Really wonderful work! A fave for sure!

  2. Sumomo- Nov 06, 2005

    Ahhhh nice wallpaper Emma :)
    The stock fits so well with the background, it looks like she actually came with the background - really nice job on working the scan with the background.
    It has a dreamy effect of it - splendid work Emma!

    Keep it up!

  3. Staff Nov 06, 2005

    OO every extravagant indeed. I've actually been to a couple of those places. This sure brings back some memories.

  4. bbls Nov 06, 2005

    i really luv the rich feel of your wallie...it exudes extravagance and overindulgence! i truly get that feeling of excess from your wallie through your choice of background and the girl's facial expression, which has an air of satisfaction. i luv the overall golden colors on your wall and the texture you used because i feel like i'm looking into the past. the mist on the bottom of your wall is also a nice touch because it gives it a very dreamy, reminiscent-type atmosphere.
    your composition is wonderful because everything blends in and fits together rather beautifully!
    :D

  5. rafaellaGP Nov 06, 2005

    nice wallie!
    is so beautiful!^^
    good efects, and the bg is perfect...
    very, very beautiful!
    adding fav
    nice work ^^


  6. justducky Nov 06, 2005

    Wow this looks stunning :) the scan is very nice and you've created a great background. The place looks beautiful and the texture is awesome. I think its just soo wonderful to give it the antiquish look because then it gives the feel that it was our past. The glowing lights make it seem like its beauty is everlasting. Great work!

  7. MagicianFairy Nov 06, 2005

    Oh myyyyyyy!
    that's so awesome, this wall is the number one!
    I LOVE IT! XD XD

  8. markjo Nov 06, 2005

    Moved to Anime Wallpapers category, since it features an Akemi Takada art.
    Btw, a fav.

  9. SealedSword Nov 06, 2005

    Wow, nice wallpaper Emma =P
    I love the texture on it, gives it a great Antique look to it XD
    Gotta add to my favs =P
    Keep it up! = )

  10. teepoo Nov 06, 2005

    this wallpaper is quite different from most of your other works ^__^ i just love the texture u created here.. the texture makes it look like an old antiquish panting and the character truly fits well with the background @__@ the background is so elegant and she almost seems to be waiting for somebody to come down those stairs.. i almost wish i was her ^^

  11. trinigirl524 Nov 06, 2005

    wahh! this is beautiful. i love the style in this wallie Emma it looks great. the expression on the characters face and her clothing is perfect with the background. i like the mild colors used here. nice work ^^ its a fave+

  12. Rhonda21 Nov 06, 2005

    I wish I lived in a fancy mansion like that. hehe. anyways this is very pretty. The scan you used matches perfect with the background. and the texture also goes good. Great Work!

  13. chibichibikaukau Nov 07, 2005

    i like the colors^^ it looks old, i like that efect^^
    and the image is so cute! very good job!

  14. enchantressinthedark Nov 07, 2005

    Wowie! This is amazing! Your wallie is soooo erm...whats the right way to say? Gothic? I think ELEGANT would be better! ^^ Great job!

  15. yoshball Nov 07, 2005

    This is an excellently done wallpaper. While it was easy to tell where the scan ended and the "painted" background, I thought it was done well enough that looking at it sweepingly that it work well. Good monochromatic theme. Great job!

  16. phamthuha Nov 07, 2005

    Are you a talent, Emma-san? You make walls that come out this pretty!? *cry in tears* Love it, my friend. And hope that you can introduce it in colorfull wallies too ^_^ I will add it to the gallery.
    Fav+ for you sweetie!

  17. Bellisima Nov 07, 2005

    Such a pretty wallpaper emma! The title is very appropriate as well. You really captured that dreamy elegant effect! Excellent work emma. I should get walling tips from you!

  18. akito85 Nov 07, 2005

    wow thats very cool emma.. I really like the wallie.. ^_____^

  19. Rikimaru-jp Nov 07, 2005

    Oh! what a marvelous place :) I really adore the background it's so bright ^ ^!
    Emma-Sensei! you really made a great job here!
    first I must say that the colors are really chic and fist the environment so muc great decision ;) the palace looks so gorgeous and so does the girl or should I call her a princess XP the shiny sparkles are an excellent addition gives a magical atmosphere!
    extraction is done perfectly too and you blended the girl smoothly to the background!
    this wall is going to be added to my favorites collection!
    keepit up Emma ;)

  20. hsh31 Nov 07, 2005

    Oh, Nice one Emma. I like it.
    Nice mansion for the background. It's so elegant and luxurious.
    Great work.. ^__^

  21. polarie Nov 07, 2005

    emma san! sugoi! once again u amaze me! i love the colors & how majestic it looked! it's very pretty & magical!

  22. AkaiTsubaki Nov 07, 2005

    yes! very romantic style!
    i love it too!
    thanks

  23. gilion Nov 07, 2005

    Oh my! This is a masterpiece! I think this is one of your best shot! The background is excellent and the colours are wonderful! You left me breathless! Only the strange fireflies seem to me a bit out of place. However, an impressive work!

  24. tian82 Nov 07, 2005

    What a wonderful and beatiful wallpaper ! I just love the whole picture ! So nice and great work ! Thank for sharing !

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