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July 14, 2012
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Sunshine by aJVL Sunshine by aJVL

Sunshineby aJVL

Scraps©2012-2014 aJVL
~forget about the sunshine when it's gone.

Sorry about the lack of uploads these past few weeks. It was a crazy month on studying, presentation and assignments.

Well, another sunset. Getting back to the mood of paintings. Still trying to get the hang of lighting and colour.

Also, I just got a new monitor and had to re-calibrate a lot of settings. So I'm not exactly sure if it's accurate or not.
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It's a beautiful painting, and could not have improved any more beyond its current condition. But I guess that is not a proper response to a critique request.

The sky looks a bit...dry. Somehow, even with the awesome clouds, it lacks a bit of 'gloss' an actual sunset has, in an innate sense that the transition from sun to dawn is more fluid and smooth. But it's a nice, stern effect, and I would not suggest changing it.

The trees are shaded in some odd places where the light doesn't go all the way, but perhaps it's because they're trees.

All in all, it looks magnificent. Possibly even more so with a Fluttershy in the foreground. Keep it up! :)
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I'm sure this really is art, the detail in the landscape is almost excelent but i think it can become better if clouds does have more bright, i need to admit but the picture is a little bit opaque but really that thigs are nothing because is very hard to see something wrong in this piece of art.

Changing the matter emotionally i must say this one is very soothing, better than the back ground we usually see in the tv series, i think is better to use these style. I really love the power of nature and i can keep gazing at the sunset without blink for minutes.

Is better to sleep outside with the sound of silence but that is not posible in the real world......for now.....
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yaboti Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014
ALDOELI Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
AquariusCyclone Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013
May I use this for the background of a song video?
masteraus Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013
and me
uz-mike222 Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Right in the love muscle! :iconhnnnngplz:
PHR16384 Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Now why would you hide something like this in your Scraps?
Diego0920 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2012
yay my ferst comment ^3^
FreeFraQ Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh my god... this is so fucking awesome :D
DemonPanther Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2012
Yay for nature~
Really fits Fluttershy to have her in such a beautiful setting <3
elgregorPL Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012
"Still trying to get the hang of lighting and colour."
I think most of :iconcosmicunicorn:'s critique on [link] applies. For example make more darks.
I made a crappy paintover with mouse and DA muro to show you how it will look with darker darks: [link] :blushes:
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