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xxxHOLiC Wallpaper: Like the Sun, Like the Moon

CLAMP, Production I.G, xxxHOLiC, Shizuka Doumeki, Kimihiro Watanuki Wallpaper
CLAMP Mangaka Production I.G Studio xxxHOLiC Series,OVA Shizuka Doumeki Character Kimihiro Watanuki Character

1920x1200 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

I can't believe that's the first xxx-Holic wallpaper I've finished. D:

I've got 40 wallpapers in my gallery, a bunch of them only with females in it, a few with mixed couples and just 4 featuring men only. It's like some weird kind of female chauvinism, about time I changed that.

The scans for this wallpaper can be found here and here, the title is that of my favourite song from the Breath of Fire IV OST.
If I'd been smoking before doing this wallpaper I'm sure I would've stopped by now, CLAMP's smoke is so annoying to vector. I also learned once more why I use filled outlines, my programm does really nasty outlines but it would have been unnerving to do with filled outlines. If you want advise on how to vector their smoke, I'd say don't look at how much you've left; it's depressing.
I left the cobwebs out for this one, not because I'm lazy but why should I dwell on that cobweb thing if I could also explore the dualitiy of nature and the polarity of personalities. Also wasted an unholy amount of time just trying out different textures or patterns for their clothing. In the end I made the sun and moon patterns for their clothing myself (that's why they look so cheap XD). I'll provide two versions with other textures, those were taken from sailorchiron's great website. The border for this was a real hazzle, basically because I tend do get really sloppy after a while and that in turn is deadly for my vectoring of geometric shapes. I hope the border looks all right in the end.
It was real fun to do this, I could give them shinigami eyes and my boyfriend once pointed out that 'those guys' had to be gay, lol.

Textures were taken from Gallery Noctilucent and DA! patterns from Hybrid Genesis.
This and that are the alternative versions.

Hope you enjoy.

theunderappreciated vector-wallers

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Comments

  1. YENESIS May 21, 2008

    KYAAAAAAAAA! KAWAI BOYS! IN SPECIAL WATAKUNI LOOKS SO CUTE, ILOVE YOUR EYES IS PRECIOUS YOU WALL1! ARE SO SEXYS BOYS!

  2. temarigenius May 21, 2008

    Yay~ A xxxholic wallpaper that's not Yuuko ^_^'
    Most of the time xxxHolic is Yuuko~ And it's really nice to see xxxholic wallpapers of Watanuki and Doumeki =D
    Nice vector~ :) The smokes are annoying to vector, but you vectored them really well :D
    The textures and patterns used is really nice~ And the contrast in color :)
    You did a really awesome job!

  3. YoruAngel866 May 21, 2008

    wow it so great...great job on textures and smokes

  4. Faqir May 22, 2008

    love the vector. love the texture. :D

  5. sailorchiron May 24, 2008

    This is beautiful. I totally agree on Clamp smoke, the Mokona vector I did for the Oldsters layout had seriously reduced smoke do to a desire for my vectoring hand to stay attached to my arm. I'm stoked that you used my patterns! The overall design for this is awesome. Great work!

  6. zaira May 27, 2008

    woah! i love this one! nice scan used and love the
    vector very much! the thin and thick outlines are just
    great! nice sharp colors + the textures really fits the
    whole concept of the vector/wall. I like how you vector
    the smoke around them since the outlines are perfectly
    thin with no rigid lines and such though the background
    is kinda simple but you only focus on the characters which
    gives more serious feeling, Overall nice vector and texture
    used ;) double love for widescreen version! XD
    +fav!

  7. Piccolobear Jun 03, 2008

    I love Watanuki and Doumeki to pieces XD
    The smoke might have been a pain to do but it looks great.
    I'm really liking the cool, subdued colours, and everything is so clean and sharp. Nice job ^_^

  8. kunogi09midori Jun 07, 2008

    *You did a very good job in the smoke and the textures in the boys' clothes. I really like Watanuki's clothes in the "that" version.*

  9. kimlian Sep 24, 2008

    This is lovely!
    The colours look great and I really like their expressions.
    Thanks so much! :)

  10. xxxWATANUKIXXX Oct 31, 2008

    WATA-KUN! KAWAII!

  11. Aminoly Aug 04, 2009

    Doumeki is my hero *_____*

  12. yuannyyap Sep 24, 2009

    I like to see Wataruhi and Doumeiki together.
    They always fight but this is where I find it nice. Good bro~ XD
    Thanks for sharing. ?

  13. fai-chan Nov 09, 2009

    cute! love it
    thanks ! ^^

  14. nellandreatta Dec 05, 2009

    perfect... very very very perfect....

  15. rikuharada72 Dec 07, 2009

    i love how you brought these scans together & made it look so beautiful, like they belong together. ^_^

  16. Amymarian Jan 13, 2010

    nice... i luv the affects you used!
    ;) so cute!

  17. Gamma-imoto-chan Mute Member Jan 22, 2010

    Wow \*W*/ That's very beautiful! Thank you very much!

  18. opalish Apr 14, 2010

    Beautiful. Thanks so much for making this!

  19. Billalunna Mute Member May 14, 2010

    This is beautiful. I totally agree on Clamp smoke, the Mokona vector I did for the Oldsters layout had seriously reduced smoke do to a desire for my vectoring hand to stay attached to my arm. I'm stoked that you used my patterns! The overall design for this is awesome. Great work!

  20. Paige03 Mute Member Jun 07, 2010

    sweet & kawaii! thx for scan!

  21. taxvi666 Sep 01, 2010

    Both are great characters..

  22. lucy-lu-chan Mute Member Oct 21, 2010

    thank you for your sharing ! *--*

  23. neptalualucard Oct 21, 2010

    DOMEKI PEDASO DE INUTIL XDXDXDXD

  24. Ceraus Oct 21, 2010

    God, you have no idea how much i love this, they are my favourite "couple" XD

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