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Junjou Romantica Wallpaper: Beautiful Like This

Shungiku Nakamura, Junjou Romantica, Nowaki Kusama, Hiroki Kamijou, Vector Art Wallpaper
Shungiku Nakamura Mangaka Junjou Romantica Series Nowaki Kusama Character Hiroki Kamijou Character Vector Art Source

2560x1600 Wallpaper

Artist Comment

So, this wallpaper has gone through several trials and errors and after many days of nearly gutting myself, I decided to just leave it as is. The original scan can be found here. Initially, I was going to add rose petals and a bouquet of roses around Hiroki and the lower left corner, but then I realized (after trying for about two weeks straight) that my vexeling skills aren't going to let me make decent looking rose petals. Every petal kept coming out completely flat and horribly blended, so I just gave up on it.

This is my first fully vexelled wallpaper, so it isn't the greatest thing in the world, I know. Concrit is much appreciated. I'm still a beginner with the pen tool (and quite frankly, making curves kills me) but I'm attempting to try, I guess. Also, the wallpaper lacks outlines because...I can't vexel with outlines. It kind of depresses me, as outlining makes it easier for shading and highlighting stuff, but...yeah. This wallpaper was originally going to be painted too, but I'll leave my attempts at painting for another time...

Hardest part of the wallpaper was trying to realign everything properly with the crease having taken out a portion of the scan. Nowaki's arm didn't line up with his hand and Hiroki's fingers were a mess. ;___;

Progress and Changes:
Progress 1
Desired Outcome 1
Progress 2
Progress 3
Desired Outcome 2

In the end, the rose petal idea was dropped due to lack of a good quality image reference (because they ended up looking like giant red blobs).

Wallpaper Info:
Layers: approx. 75 (I kind of lost count after 50)
PSD File Size: approx. 375mb
Patterns: InspirationGallery
Time: about four weeks (two weeks for the two characters and two for failed experimenting)

created for the chamber-of-kings valentine's day contest. xD

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Comments

  1. Gigpop14 Feb 03, 2010

    It's a very stunning wallpaper. Love the vector and colors. Nice atmosphere, thanks for sharing!

  2. Kan-tastic Feb 03, 2010

    Beautiful....? Where? ::looks around::

  3. Ongaku Feb 03, 2010

    I love it! You did a great job with the vector. Nice and clean, and the colors are a good choice. XD

  4. thingperson Feb 03, 2010

    Oh my people will love this XD. Your vector is amazing and I like how you did their eyes and the textures on the pillow.

  5. motoko09 Feb 04, 2010

    whooooah! Man! that's awesome! I love it thanks ^^

  6. bromithia Retired Moderator Feb 04, 2010

    Boy love whoa! Nice vector and the textures are cool.

  7. garnetyuna Feb 04, 2010

    great job! *__* I love Junjou Romantica!

  8. YENESIS Feb 04, 2010

    Is so pretty is natural and so cute
    hiro-san and nowaki are my fav couple
    looks so romantica and egoista!
    favs

  9. KiaRatT Feb 04, 2010

    Nowaki??? kyaaa so hawt! thanks for sharing!

  10. KiyanaIkebana Feb 06, 2010

    YAY! Junjou Egoist! Hiro-san is so cute! And Nowaki is totally handsome!
    I want the scan! T_T .Anyway, it's simply nice work!

  11. CALIPSA Restricted Member Feb 06, 2010

    OMG! *_* Your vector is awesome! I love it!

  12. Onee-Chaan Feb 11, 2010

    I want the scaans ! yeeah yaoii powaaa xDeyy !

  13. nkasi87 Feb 13, 2010

    This is definitely awesome! Thank you!

  14. FantasyHibi Mar 14, 2010

    It's such a beautiful one!

  15. shanasclepios Mar 17, 2010

    Thank you for all its wonders! In addition images are quality! ^ ^

  16. lucy-lu-chan Mute Member Mar 23, 2010

    so cute! ... thanks for sharing!

  17. Animestyka Mar 24, 2010

    You did a great job with the vector! I love it >_<

  18. animeild Mar 29, 2010

    god! they are so sexxxy and cute! xD

  19. Japandoll Apr 16, 2010

    great great..upload more pls..

  20. YuuhiHime Apr 26, 2010

    so.....OAO ..sweet~ aw... XD

  21. miyac May 08, 2010

    whoaaa! it's soo sweet and beautiful! :D

  22. SammyWin Jun 22, 2010

    these two make a great couple

  23. amo-hakuouki Jul 22, 2010

    kyaaaaaaaaaaa >< hoooooot

  24. 1aida Sep 26, 2010

    wuahhhhhhhh gracias por la imagen esta genial

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