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Sola Wallpaper: Free To Feel The Summer

Naru Nanao, Studio Nomad, Sola, Aono Morimiya, Mana Ishizuki Wallpaper
Naru Nanao Mangaka Studio Nomad Studio Sola Series Aono Morimiya Character Mana Ishizuki Character

2560x1600 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

Edit: thank you very much for the elite~
Yes, finished another project! One day, I don't know what other projects I was working on, but I had the sudden urge to make a Sola wall; I looked through my folder of screenshots (the official scans are static, so I prefer screenshots) and found this one. Was listening to Sweet Child O' Mine by Guns 'n Roses when doing this, but it isn't representative (a.k.a. it's not a song illustration).

One challenge was changing the colors, because they were too cold in the image. I went for warmer tones since I'm a fan of warm colors. I also removed the building; I did vector it but it looked crappy so I left it out. The shadows on the two girls are made via many shape layers and I also painted some shadows to give a vibrant impression :)

The leaves still bug me, but I couldn't think of something else to put there, that could show motion. I nagged my best friend for a while and she suggested having petals fly around, but I was too lazy to make them and I'm sick of petals anyway >_> Seen them around too often. At one point I told her I was going to have sunflowers float around, to show it was summer XD I also annoyed her to give me a title for this wall, since I'm terrible at coming up with titles, so the one you see is from her imagination :D (what can I say, she was feeling artistic).

The bushes are my favorite part of this wall, along with the clouds <3 They're made with a default round brush, after playing with the Shape Dynamics, Scattering and Other Dynamics settings.
*brain too fried to write any more coherent things*

Now onto the other stuff you might wanna know:
Layers, file size: 98 (when did they become so many?!), 60 MB
Textures: Desktop Anime, InTheName-Stock
Other versions (with different colored leaves) and resolutions: Corner Of Art
Cloud tutorial (major love for it)
Comments and\or favs are welcome and very appreciated <3
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Comments

  1. Sashinka Banned Member Jun 25, 2009

    like i said in AP well done :D

  2. Zoekin Jul 04, 2009

    I liked this wallpaper as soon as I saw it.

    Such a light-hearted scene and very heart-warming.

  3. ThisGuy Nov 17, 2009

    cool i like, i want. yay? maybe

  4. phoenix0701 Jul 12, 2010

    Nice wallpaper
    thanking for sharing

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