Count Cain Wallpaper: The Black Sheep

Kaori Yuki, Count Cain, Cain C. Hargreaves Wallpaper
Kaori Yuki Mangaka Count Cain Series Cain C. Hargreaves Character

1600x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

Maybe with this wall I'll finally get the urge to use leaves in my walls out of my system... Right now I feel like I never want to look at another leaf again. >_<

OK then - Cain and his little black lamb were vectored and colourized from one of the many gorgeous Kaori Yuki scans submitted by Madoshi Kurefu, which can be found here - LINK

And I'm happy to say that's the only part I need to credit. Everything else came out of my head, since I'm trying to push myself out of my habit of doing walls which are just basically recreated scans in a wallpaper size... Granted that it's not all that original, and I probably got the idea from all the Tukuji Nao scans I've been collecting recently, but I'm still pretty pleased with it. It's a step forward, anyway.

UPDATE - Since people weren't digging the flat grey so much I've updated with the other version I had. Still simple, but it was my fav version. [But the person I asked for a second opinion preferred the grey so I submitted that]

UPDATE AGAIN - Okay, thanks everyone for the constructive criticism. ^_^ I've updated the BG again.


Grey Version 1600
Grey Version 1280

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  1. ASH-Hikari Nov 27, 2007

    This is, what's the word...amazing? :D The roses, the lamb, all of it looks so great. Awesome vectoring here!

  2. 4Kio Nov 27, 2007

    Thanks for the wall, it's perfect :)

  3. barara Nov 27, 2007

    Kyaaa! XD I love it! The roses are wonderful! :D

  4. bromithia Retired Moderator Nov 27, 2007

    Oh man, the title of this wallpaper reminded me of that awful "Black Sheep" movie. >_> Can't believe I watched that. Anyways, the vector looks awesome! The coloring job looks really well done, and I like the textures used on the gate, as well. Great work! :)

  5. Lady-Lotus Nov 27, 2007

    OMG! this look so amazing! great background, love the roses, it fits goes with count cain so well. great work!

  6. Fran Retired Moderator Nov 27, 2007

    Wow! I love the vector!
    The roses look perfect, the gate is also very cool.
    But I wonder why you didn't add a background...it looks kinda..empty.
    Other than that, excellent job!

  7. MapleRose Retired Moderator Nov 27, 2007

    wow, you're crazy to put all those flowers and leaves in XD (they look like they're individually painted instead of brushes). Nice colouring, and I like the texture of the lamb. I'm not too sure about that flat grey background though. I mean, it's nice to keep it simple so the focus will be on the foreground, but it looks a bit bland with just a flat colour, so maybe use a gradient or something? that'll also help with the perspective ^__^

  8. Chloe Retired Moderator Nov 27, 2007

    Wow! Such awesome vectoring!
    The lamb looks great and the colors fit well together. The background (beyond the gate) is a bit empty, but everything else is coolio. Great job!

  9. ealpha-scorpio Nov 27, 2007

    Ok I simply cannot leave this work without leaving a comment. Why?! Coz it's so gorgeous and well-done. Congrats...Details of your work were the main thing that attract me most. They just seem to be everywhere! I also like the contrast and variety of colors that has been used in your work. They're very pretty altogether. Keep up the great work. Hope to see more wonderful works form you :)

  10. gaara-no-shukaku Nov 27, 2007

    Did you actually draw those flowers, leaves, an everything on the background? They're just so incredibly cool. Great job on the painting, especially the details on the lamb.

  11. MadoshiKurefu Retired Moderator Nov 27, 2007

    You've turned one of my favourite Count Cain scans into a wallpaper and what an amazing wallpaper! I love all the details and your coloration is fabulous! *.*

  12. Maji Nov 27, 2007

    Wow, I didn't expect this picture of him to be walled :o
    Awsome work on the vectoring, and all those details (even his eye color! *-*)
    Just one more word: Perfect. <3

  13. Idril Nov 27, 2007

    Awesome wall! >_<
    Your vector looks great, specially the black lamb cos it looks soo fluffy XD!
    I love the red rosesyou added too... but... the background behind the fence looks a little empty and with an one solid color >.<

  14. LRaine Nov 29, 2007

    Waah! So handsome :D

  15. Hanazaki Nov 29, 2007

    Not many people actually try to vector Kaori Yuki's scan. This one is so stunning. Almost like a real scan. Great job!

  16. melymay Nov 30, 2007

    Lovely wall. I love the roses (I think they're roses) behind the dude; they look beautiful :) Great work ^^

  17. norine07 Nov 30, 2007

    omg!~ love the background of roses~ it's just beautiful!~ everything is just amaaaazing thanks for sharing!~

  18. Fumasakurazukamori Nov 30, 2007

    I love this!LOVE LOVE LOVE....

  19. abul Dec 01, 2007

    holly shiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit!
    i feel sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo ashamed i didnt pay attention to this wallpaper before!
    its just genius! genius!
    the colouring is just soooooooooooooooo amazing!
    id never tell it was a black/white scan!
    and those roses! the hole bg is just amazing!
    i wonder why its not highlihted because it really worths it!
    this is my ALL TIME FAVE wallpaper, and im gonna claim it on my userpage!
    yes, and btw, i never did that before, but this is just too amazing!
    and im gonna add u to my watclist cuz i dont wanna miss any of ur artworks =D
    fave! fave! fave! fave! faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaave!

  20. DarthTofu Dec 01, 2007

    lol, I saw abul's quoted comment in his guestbook, and it made me laugh.
    Anyways, since I've never really properly looked at your gallery (sorry!)
    well yeah, it's amazing. I'm totally digging his eyes. It's all glowy and sharp, almost psychotic looking, but has this great dream-like feel that's as comforting as it is creepy.

    not to mention those roses are crazy! xD

    merged: 12-02-2007 ~ 07:21am
    oh, and I forgot to mention how much I love the eyes.

  21. Faqir Dec 02, 2007

    aaahh! Cain-sama!

    thanks so much. you did justice to this scan. kyaaaa! XD

  22. Esty Dec 02, 2007

    Awwww it is soooooooooooooooooo cute <3 i love it!

  23. ArtificialRaindrop Dec 07, 2007

    This has to be the best Cain wallpaper I have ever seen! I've been wanting to make another wallpaper from this series for a while, but now I'm kind of intimidated (it's gorgeous!) ^_^' The detail from your painting looks fantastic, and it looks like an official piece of art. I love it!

  24. wakeupangel Dec 13, 2007

    Gorgeous coloring! It looks so smooth and perfect! I adore Kaori Yuki's artwork and it's a joy to see this. Thanks for sharing! And thanks for the photobucket link to it, too. ^_^

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