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Flint by shelzie Flint by shelzie
First trade piece for *ClarifiedAbstract. :heart: She decided to do me three wonderful pictures for our trade (well, I haven't seen the third one yet but I'm quite sure it's going to rock), so even though she said she was only expecting one back I decided to do three in return. It's not like I had an easy time making up my mind which characters of hers to draw anyway.. though the others may take a while to appear.

So here's her winged horse character, Flint (I seem to be doing a lot of equines these days.. but eh. He's got a lovely design) . I went back to basic cel-shading for this one and am happy with the result =) Yay for non-grass-brush grass!

Flint ©
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Cheesefulness Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2005  Student
came out awesome!!! love the character and the shading came out beautifully!! :D
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BeckSilverWolf Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
Beautiful work, I adore your cell shading:D
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horseluver4eva192 Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
aww very loverly.....yeah sometimes that grass brush is just..too..fake
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High-Tailing-It Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
aww lovely! I love his wings and the grass is great mine is always flat and eww... ^^ *high five* good job!
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Steorra-Moonstar Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing job! You are so good at equines... *attempts to st34l j00r t4l3nt*

*gets hit with heavy objects for using l33t* x_x
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Nooka Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
thats soooooooooooooo cute and grrrrrrrrrreat!!!!!!!!!
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sunflic Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
That anatomy and simple shading! 8DD
:heart::heart:
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white-rainstorm Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
Wonderful work! The anatomy is fantastic. o_o I especially like the back legs... The wings are awesome, too. And his little "beard." x3 Nice job!
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ClarifiedAbstract Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005
I'm scrolling through my thumbnails and since I haven't deleted my messages for a few days, there were some from you already, so I'm just glancing and I'm like "oh a big blue horse!" and then I was like "WAIT. THAT'S MY BIG BLUE HORSE. THAT'S FLINT! SHE DREW FLINT. OMFC!"

And this time I calmed myself down enough to tell you everything I like about it but I'm still spazzing and AHH! It's so lovely! His feathers (on legs) are so fluffy and perfect, his mane and forelock and tail are just AH SO WONDERFUL, his wings are like awesomely awesome with the veining/hawk stripes, his anatomy is perfect, and the background with the grass and the dandelions going poof in the wind and you made him look so STRONG and FREE and it's so PERFECT and so HIM! (!!11!!one!one!1!!!one!eleven!11!!!) I like the way you did his stockings and exaggerated zebra stripes, they look exotic and wild and it gives him that little feral spark you sense in him if you ever spend time with him.

I reallly really really really like it and it's so cool and awesome and AH!OMFC thank you so so so so so so so much and I really needed to get a happyness today and it's perfect and you made me so happy and grah *kissesfeetgrovelsbowsfallsonheadanddiesh appy*

Thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you! :heart:
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shelzie Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2005  Professional Filmographer
LOL, I'm glad you like it so much 'cause I love your halves :glomp: I'm realising now though that I screwed up the shading in places. Somehow it's ALWAYS after you upload something that you notice all the flaws, agh. Shading hates me. But nonetheless, I'm glad that people like it.. honestly, I do too =)
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