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Sun Shepherdess by juliedillon Sun Shepherdess by juliedillon
This was done for my Imagined Realms book, currently running on kickstarter. :) 
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Uranus-seventhsun Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist
Nice to see some black characters around.  The colours and textures are divine.  What is the book about?
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nonbankfiddle Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015   Photographer
Sorry, just realized you're a digital artist. Still would like to hear about your process, is there something already posted somewhere I can read? Thanks, brilliant work by the way!
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nonbankfiddle Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2015   Photographer
Is there any way you could talk a little about your process on this? I'm curious about the embroidery on her cloak in particular. I'm working on a painting for a co worker, using this as inspiration. I'm still not quite sure how to get perfect circles with a brush either, do you make like a custom compass or something?
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xKaseix Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Man. Your use of colors and placement of everything in this is just perfect.
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Arahiriel Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2015  Professional General Artist
The colours are so beautiful, it looks like a sunset!
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HDdeviant Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2015
lvely
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OspreyEamon Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2015
This is really lovely
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HanginWithJudas Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
 Beautiful :)
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SpaceTurtleStudios Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is so gorgeous. I have to say, I got the prints from the Kickstarter and I'm a little disappointed that they didn't preserve the contrast nearly so well as it shows up on the screen. They still look good, just not as amazing as the digital versions.
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juliedillon Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
Yeah, I noticed that the colors on this one in particular lost a little bit of contrast in the 11x14 prints, but I think they're still okay. The giclees turned out really great, and the version in the book, as well; I'll just have to try to do a better job calibrating to each individual printer (since all were printed through different services) next time. The place I got the 6x8 and 11x14 prints was my first time working with this particular printer.
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SpaceTurtleStudios Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Professional General Artist
I totally understand; I do a lot of digital prints myself and it's always a toss-up to see if they'll print correctly. I only got the prints, so I don't have any comparison to the giclees or the book.

Are you planning to offer prints of these images in the future? I would maybe consider re-ordering one or two of them (like this one) that lost a bit of contrast in printing if it meant I got an image a little closer to the digital version. And there are some of your other pieces I'd like to maybe get prints of as well. :)
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LogicinWonderland Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
Your talent with colours is flippin amazing! I love this take on, well I guess the Sun Shepherdess, but she reminds me of Eos (greek goddess of the dawn, sorry greek mythology is my default).
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Mirtika Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
Absolutely breathtaking.
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SereneWriter Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014
I find my words fail me when trying to find the right ones to praise this piece, I shall have to simply give a pale bravo
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Bunnywith Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2014
This is absolutely beyond words. It's so beautiful! I love the contrast of her robes with the sky, the patterns on her robe and the design in the sun, and the night sky beyond her, like she's the night itself and tucks the sun away inside her arms while she sleeps with the rest of the world. I love this so much. Absolutely gorgeous and stunning!
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gensanity Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
beautiful work 
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Nora-Ella Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is the most beautiful artwork I've seen all day! :love:
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TheOtherDibbler Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2014
Simply beautiful.
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Lindblut Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Wonderful colors, value, texture and ideas!
I really like the tones on the skin you used, the colorpalette in general is very warm and harmonic, despite the use of a lot of cold colors, too!
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Dr-Aim Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2014  Student General Artist
The colors and movement here are gorgeous, love the stylization of the universe !
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dana-redde Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Holy moly. This whole series is fantastic, but this one especially grabs me!
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Dreamspirit Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is utterly gorgeous.
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Poticceli Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
splendide ! o_O
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GoGo-Ghosty Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student General Artist
this is simply breathtaking
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DM7 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hi! Your work is so colorful and inspiring that I have featured you in my journal! I hope you don't mind!  fav.me/d7th2sv
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Ludo38 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Professional General Artist
wonderful !!
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vagepaul Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
whou spirts
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Skywolf55 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Student General Artist
Simply stunning.
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HydromelKing Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Extraordinary drawing, the patterns and the colours are awesome ! ClapLa la la la La la la la 
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DM7 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Like others, I love how you did the fabric with beautiful, colorful patterns. Not that others are not as beautiful, they are! Lovely colors and lovely radiation. Love it!
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SpaceTurtleStudios Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
This is so, so gorgeous.

A few questions: will you be selling prints of these after the Kickstarter? I would LOVE to buy all the prints, but I am low on cash right now and don't know if I can afford to contribute, even though the Kickstarter deal is fantastic.

Also, what program do you use to paint? Photoshop? Painter? Something else?
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yulii Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014
Wow that looks amazing!!!.. Love the colors.
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Anemoritos Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
Woa....this is just amazing!  the colors and the movement! *O*
I am really in love of it all :heart:
Wonderful work!! 
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SharkHarrington Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014   Photographer
Bullet; BlackBullet; GreenBullet; RedBullet; BlueGiggleBullet; YellowBullet; OrangeBullet; PurpleBullet; Pink
So colorful! Painter
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EdvardDeily Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
Very originally and madly beautifully!
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Blazingwire Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014
Well done, I really like the fabric!
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swisschocolatist Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, gorgeous! 
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Finickii Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Student Filmographer
The colors!

I'm really impressed by the patterns in her clothes, too-it's a subtle and engaging detail I can't stop looking at.
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keight Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
Lovely work.
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StevenAnthonyR Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Great work! 
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kaze26 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
beautiful
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thundraforest Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014
the colours and details are amazing! i love your style, each work is so beuitiful <3
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NDLevett Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very beautiful work^^
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lou2209 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Student Digital Artist
oh this is gorgeous! love the abstract elements :>
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illiarovanna Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
So magical and colorful and full of shapes and colors and motions!!!!
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castformrain Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow. This is just amazing! I love the colors and intricate designs!
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Thercery Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014
This figure, and any that could accompany its world, should have it's own mythos. This is so evocative and fantastic, you've really created something gorgeous and the sense of power and wonder you set up is stellar.
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loverofmythology Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
absolutely amazing!
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ArtbyZaheroux Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Everything about this is just stunning!
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FrayedDawn Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student General Artist
This is absolutely amazing! I'm in love :)
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