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Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle Wallpaper: Hymn to the Sea

CLAMP, Bee Train, Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle, Sakura Kinomoto Wallpaper
CLAMP Mangaka Bee Train Studio Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle Series,OVA Sakura Kinomoto Character

1920x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

Wow, I haven't submitted anything since October... I've just been so busy lately ^_^' Well, this is the first Tsubasa Reservoir Chronicle wallpaper that I have submitted, I think. I've attempted a few in the past, but I have never liked any as much as I do this one. As a whole I'm pretty pleased with how it turned out.

Time: Over a month? (I've worked on it in small chunks)
Layers: 46 (after I merged all of the layers from vectoring & painting Sakura)
Hardest Part: Making it look watery o_o
Inspiration: "Watermark" by Enya... It's such a pretty track.

I actually haven't gotten this far in the manga, but when I saw this scan on the internet I fell inlove and wanted to wall it. I vectored the outline and base colors for Sakura, then went back and painted the details. Originally her dress had no real detail to it, but I thought it looked too plain that way and added some patterns to her outfit. The idea was to make it look like she's almost in an under water cathedral, but I didn't want it to look too busy and so I kept the tweaked and repainted cathedral hallway somewhat hard to see... Well, I thought it looked better that way and gave it a more illusionary feel. I hope you like it!

This wallpaper can also be found on my accounts at bothDeviantArt and AnimePaper.


hoteru-no-shiki ~New Time Magic~
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Comments

  1. ASH-Hikari Mar 06, 2008

    Sugoi *o*
    Really beautiful! I love the textures, colours, paintiness, vector, all of it! And especially the underwater scene. And the patterns. Well like I said, all of it XD
    Wonderful work!

  2. sailorchiron Mar 07, 2008

    Love the artwork, love the music, love the wall. Great work!

  3. MadoshiKurefu Retired Moderator Mar 07, 2008

    You've vectored and colored it beautifully! Fabulous wallpaper! *.*

  4. Kitaan Retired Moderator Mar 07, 2008

    I love the bg and the vector is well done
    as usual from you. I love the way you used
    your textures in this one and the colors really give it
    a aquamarine theme, very beautiful in full view as well.
    Great job.

  5. lacus21 Mar 07, 2008

    Really beautiful!

  6. Idril Mar 07, 2008

    Love the bg and colors you used here! *-*
    Great job, sweetie! ^.~

  7. Melisandre Mar 07, 2008

    My God, this is just great, the colors, the textures, the vector, the bg, it's just unique :)

  8. Kairi-Hearts Mar 07, 2008

    this is indeed beautiful.
    the vector, the coloring, the paintiness, the textures *_* and the underwater scene. it's all great!
    it's really so pretty and greatly done! ;)

  9. cynderfire Mar 07, 2008

    Love the artwork, you did a great job! Thanks for sharing!

  10. mintleaf Mar 08, 2008

    Amazing job! Love the details and the coloring! So gonna use it as my desktop wall XD

  11. Kaisuke90 Mar 08, 2008

    wow you've really succeeded! Looks very "watery" hehehe really beautiful ^^

  12. Roukiami Mar 09, 2008

    Sugee!
    The colors, the texture, the pic
    Everything is so preatty cool
    Sakura-chan looks great
    Thanks for sharing ^^

  13. Omone Mar 09, 2008

    wow the vector is awesome =D and you choosed a wonderful scan *-*
    the background is amazing although it isn't anything special..
    and the colors are just great.. very great!

  14. aozoraskies Mar 10, 2008

    I love the watery scene. Eh hmph let me spill poetry(:-P) ;

    A cavern of halls and pillars stretched out,
    A darkening tunnel behind her;
    She hovers, neither touching air nor ground;
    Nay, there is but water.
    Water that flows and splashes,
    Iridescent flashes of light at once,
    Murky shadows the next,
    Bubbles are put forth, the lacy froth of champagne, [gah, going overboard here]
    A wisp of cloth coils around her,
    Fluid in the water yet rising for dry air:
    But she sees this not;
    Her eyes and mind are shut from the wondrous beauty around;
    But in another stranger world,
    A voice speaks, beckoning yet warning.

    Okay, that just came out straight from my head. And I am embarrassed by how..flowery it became. But I really do love the shades of blue and purple you use. The pillars and all that disappearing into the dark add a touch of mystery to it. And unconsciously even though I hadn't read the title, I wrote that last part in the poem. Beautiful piece you have made. It really is done your style. Not that I have seen much of your work, just your userpage which was gorgeous. So, obviously I fave this.

    Well, hope the poem was to your liking...not many artworks make me create poetry...


  15. abul Mar 11, 2008

    holly tit!
    why do the mt thumbs suck so bad!
    its an amazing amazing AMMMAZING wallpaper/vector/colouring >_<
    so beautiful! beyond beautiful!
    all the colours, textures, lines, everything is elegant and beautiful OX
    +fave of course

  16. Galtrann Mar 11, 2008

    *O*
    no more say
    this scans is wonderfull
    very nice job in this wallie x]~

  17. moonescape Mar 12, 2008

    I'm still a fan of your wallpapers. They're so creative and the uses and effects are just wonderfully well done. So sorry there's not much to say about this because I'm in a rush. =/ Well done! ;)

  18. DarkPriestessKikyo06 Mar 12, 2008

    This is an extremely neautiful wall! I really love the simpliciy of it! Thanks for sharing! :)

  19. Aruheri Mar 12, 2008

    Honto ni sugoi! *-*

    I love this wallpaper

  20. miffedplatypus Mar 27, 2008

    This is gorgeous!

  21. van-fanel Nov 07, 2008

    that's an amazing picture.
    Fell in love with it *___*
    thanks for posting

  22. Kobato7 Nov 28, 2008

    I love this wallpaper *.* great job ^^

  23. ravenruiwen Feb 23, 2009

    sakura rawks! ^^

  24. cherrykame Mar 06, 2009

    good job!
    beautiful^^

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