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Original Wallpaper: Leaving...?

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'Kay, guess who's submitting right now. Yep yep, the great all-mighty Nari. XD

I'm in an artistic hiatus since a long time, but I finally got the guts to finish this one. It's dedicated to my late cousin, who died on 24th of June in a car accident. He was 27.

The title is "Leaving...?" since for a long time after the tragedy occured I still could not believe he's gone. I didn't mean it by first, but after all, I decided to make the leaves picture life, since leaves fall so as people die. And since I consider trees beautiful, and I'm not the only one [I hope hehe] I'm very sad when that happens. Of course, new leaves grow, such as my cousin's daughter, who is almost 1 year old. She's the most adorable human being on the planet! I love her so much and miss her~ T__T I HAVE to see her soon. Too bad she won't get the chance to meet her real father now.

Anyway, let's not be sad and whiny, it took me some time to get over it and I don't want to start all over again. XD

I'm sorry that I don't have the original, but my computer crashed some time ago and I lost lots of files, including the original image. Visit AmySol.com and you'll find it in her gallery. :)

The wall looks so simple! O_o I swear it doesn't look like I spent all the time I really spent on it.

It was quite a small picture so again I had to vector and repaint it. And it really was a PAIN! In the soft part. >_< Like my other Amy wallpaper, I started with vectoring it and painting on top of the vector, while still keeping some elements. The colors are earthy, like Amy always uses, mainly because the paints on wood. It isn't my greatest work yet, since I'm striving for a highlight and I'm sure this won't get one but I'm working on it. ^^ Maybe my artistic hiatus will help me~.

Isn't her artwork lovely? ^_^

Also dedicated to:

Kiru~chan [as a small yet inefective apology for slacking my duties on our collab]
Revie~chan [as another inefective apology for not participating in her contest]
Starr ~ because I feel like it and it's another apology for being the ***** that I am and for slacking my duties hardcore.

I'm really really sorry. T_T

And dedicated to whoever else wants it to be dedicated to XD

Enjoy, please comment since I want to know your opinion. It helps a lot. :)
~~~

celestial-luminesse ~ the-dior
nugeneration ~ hoteru-no-shiki *New Time Magic*
vector-wallers ~ timeless--rain

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Comments

  1. inREVERIEforever Aug 24, 2007

    OMG A NEW WALL FROM YOU?! Welcome backkk Nari, I was seriously wondering where you went. T__T
    It's such a sad, yet beautiful wallpaper. You did a sublime job vectoring and painting the whole piece. I love the soft, pasty colors. Another amazing work from you. Those birds are so adorable. xD

    o__o There's no need to apologize! I was pretty sure you had gone being busy in those weeks. But I'm so honored to have this wall dedicated partly to me. xD Beautiful work once again Nariii. <3

  2. dianas Aug 24, 2007

    ohh I am so sorry to hear about your cousin u_u people so young should have a long life ahead
    may he rest in peace

    now about the wallpaper :) o yes this one is good I love the colors and the texture that you added is a lovely touch
    + fav from me ;)

  3. Chloe Retired Moderator Aug 24, 2007

    Wow! Very cool!
    Love the colors and the vectoring is really neatly done. Great use of textures as well. Keep up the awesome work!

  4. Fran Retired Moderator Aug 24, 2007

    First of All, really sorry to hear about your cousin.
    But then, this is a fantastic wallpaper! So full of emotion :3
    I really love it.

  5. melymay Aug 24, 2007

    Ahh. You do such great jobs on Amy Sol's work ^^

    The vecotoring looks great :) There isn't much more to say. It's a wonderful wall :D Keep it up! A definite fave for me ^_^

  6. k1ru Aug 25, 2007

    oh my ;___; you are baaackkk! *happy tears*
    how's your camp? oh, and i'm so sorry to hear about your cousin, and your computer o____o
    altho i want some more colors from your wall, but... i wubb! xDDD and thanks btw <3 *now i'll make you work hard for the collab xDDD*
    i give you luvs xD

  7. starrliteangel Aug 25, 2007

    DUDE NARI. WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN. GET ON MSN SO I CAN CHOKE YOU TO DEATH. haha jk

    omgg I'm really sorry about your cousin. T_T I didn't know that something like that happened in your life...cant believe its dedicated to me. Are u sure im worthy enough? haha I LOVE it though! Your wallpapers are always amazing

  8. anaye Aug 25, 2007

    i love this wallpaper ... she so sad though ... love all the color coordinations ... beautifully done

  9. Sinever Aug 25, 2007

    beautiful :)
    love the colors XD
    well done +fav

  10. chubbykitty Aug 26, 2007

    Beautiful; love the color scheme and the emotion of the wallpaper...great work.

  11. Piccolobear Aug 26, 2007

    So pretty, you did a good job recreating it, and I like the textures you've added. Also, thanks for introducing me to Amy Sol's artwork, I like it very much. ^_^


  12. Saikusa Retired Moderator Aug 26, 2007

    What a lovely gentle treatment. It's soft, sad, and beautiful all at once.

  13. Hanazaki Aug 26, 2007

    You spent most of your emotion in this wallie. Really sorry for the lost but like you said life is likes the leaves. Sometimes falls and wither and grow again for new life. Really love the soft textures. Thanks for sharing. + fav.

  14. DREAM Aug 26, 2007

    a beautiful et touching dedication Lady Narikoneko.

  15. alterlier Aug 26, 2007

    very pretty and it's like this second version of that wall of yours named..."quidlibetdtrd somethig" wich it was also lovely, it reminds of it, first well because you did it from the same artist and mostly because of the tones, the earth ones, I love those ones.
    i dont know if im right but my favorite part are those mushrooms on the left bottom corner, haha they are just eatable, sweet

  16. peniko Aug 27, 2007

    cute face xD

  17. BadMoonDemonHowL Aug 27, 2007

    It's peculiar, really, how some things so sad can lead in the end to something very beautiful.

  18. flyindreams Aug 27, 2007

    Really not much to say apart from beautifully done! Very lovely and fitting tribute to your cousin. For a bit of nit-picky critique, I feel like the outlining in her hand could be a little stronger, because it blends into the background a bit too much. Her four-fingered hand also threw me off a little bit, but I think that's how it looked in the original. The clouds on the bottom right could be a leetle more subtle, but that gets into really nit-picky territory so I'll stop here lol. Again, beautiful job :]

  19. MapleRose Retired Moderator Aug 27, 2007

    nice pose and emotions. The pose is so sad and longing. Nice colours and good job on recreating it. However, I would've liked you add bits of your own touches instead of just recreating the original. Also, I think those clouds looks a little bit over-smudged...

  20. N9e1 Aug 28, 2007

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  21. Angi Retired Moderator Aug 28, 2007

    pretty nice wall
    simply love it

  22. sailorchiron Aug 28, 2007

    This is so gentle and lovely. Thanks for introducing me to this artist! Great work, and I'm so sorry for your loss.

  23. Raiveran Sep 28, 2007

    I can feel the feelings you put inot this. It's very good. Thank you for making it. Peace.

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