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September 25, 2013
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Smoke and Bone by caughtinthehurricane Smoke and Bone by caughtinthehurricane
Digital painting for the Stylenoir Monarchy contest.

I'm really pleased with how this one turned out, let me know what you think!
I tried not to use any references, the only one used was while sketching out the skull teeth :)

Name derived from a novel I just love, Daughter of Smoke and bone. I was stuck for a name, and it kind of just fits well:) Also, the blue hair :D

Goes without saying, but this one done digitally, hence it is entering the digital portion of the contest :)
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This is by far, The most Orginal Entry For The Contest Ive Seen (Except Mine^^)
The Blue Hair Is Just Fabulous And Stunning, The ''Crown' Is kinda Creepy Tho.
I Understod That She Got Her Skullteeth and Chin By smoking? Thats Why Smoking Is Bad, kids
I Like The Black And Darkblue background, And The Blackshirt fits in Well.
And Yes Daughter of Smoke and bone Is A Amazing Novel.

As You Might have Noticed Already, i can't Write Critiques, And Now Im Just Stalling, To Get Up To 100 Words c:

And i Wish You The Best Of Luck In The Contest :D
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The Artist thought this was FAIR
2 out of 3 deviants thought this was fair.

I think you've done a fantastic job for the contest. :)

I love your shading technique you've used, especially on the hair and neck! (and that you took my advice around the eye ;))

I liked watching the way you drew the jaw bone, and the cracks in it add a little more detail to it. The stitches along the back of it is a nice touch.

Your picture (I said this before) reminds me of Tim Burton's film, the 'Corpse Bride' with the blue hair and such. (I love that movie)

I am trying to understand your title choice for the picture. Could you please explain (if there is a reason for it) on "Smoke"?

Overall, a fantastic job, it was a lot easier trying to see what you were going for when watching you draw this, love the shading and colours used, keep up the fantastic work in the future! :)

Best of luck in the contest :)
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CaioDiBattista Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
great work
Kenyaninja Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is fantastic it I ideally cough my eye.

thanks so much:) 
sonicfan5454 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013
looks very real
FluffyHedgie Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
Amazing! I just LOVE your Work!
(I can't do that stuff!) I'm soo mad i could flip a table over (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻)

Anyway, Great Job! ;D
thanks so much:)
FluffyHedgie Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013
You're Welcome! :D!!!
sweetsweetsunshines Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
creepy awesome ^^ I love her jaw
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