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Claudya Schmidt

"Wanderlust" by Claudya Schmidt

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A drawing that started on Bristolboard with a hard pencil and ended up in Photoshop after 30 hours.
This picture went through many changed because I didn't really have a plan for it. Also changed the clothes of him many, many times and the colouring till I could finally start to finish him.
Even the background made many changes. Once it was very broad and with trees in the background, I changed it to normal clouds and moonlight.

As if the figure would walk through the night into the morning.
On the stick is a bound caterpillar, which gives the elf light in the dark night. It's not stuck on it, just bound. I tried to use cold light only but the violet of the caterpillar already gives a warm light into the scene. Even the glowworms on the ground, flying up as he walks close to them, have a quite cold light to me.
Through his long hiking, he proably hurt himself by walking through hard brushwoods. The pants aren't heavy and easy to use. But it seems to be summer there and the nights are warm.

I was happy when I finished the picture and I'm quite pleased. The body shape and way of walking reminds me strong of a friend of us and the face is like the one of my cousin.

Thank for looking.


10 Aug 2007:-) Mmalin
Ooh, very nice 1
13 Aug 2007:-) Iashia LeRai Bolton
30 hours on a illsutrated art program is no joke. I would ahve really loved to see it done by hand tho. Dont get me wrong, this picture is just absolutly outstanding, but art that is dont by hand, seems to have more feel, and more beauty than computer generated art.

Your style is amazing, and i love your artwork.
29 Aug 200845 Mya Willis
umm... 9 or 10
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13 Feb 2009:-) Charles Sims
wow he’s beautiful
i’ve always loved wandering
this picture really speaks to me
13 Feb 200945 Vic
nice work...thank for walking us through the process you went through. I really enjoy went an artist walks us through and lets us know what they are thinking, thank you.
13 Feb 200945 PYRO
OOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHH! he’s SEXY! but his fingers are a little long. Srry! 17
18 Apr 2009:-) Sarah Fragore Roper
oooooooo! hes so hot!!!!! why are there never and guys that look like this on earth!!!
2 Jul 201045 Moongirl
HOT HOT HOTTTTT!!!!!!!!!! *GG* "wanderlust"??????????? bist du deutsche oder österreicherin???
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 • Created by: :-) Claudya Schmidt
 • Copyright: ©Claudya Schmidt. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Caterpillar, Elboy, Elf, Glowy, Wander
 • Categories: Elf / Elves
 • Techniques: Other Computer Paint Program
 • Submitted: 2006-09-29 20:01:26
 • Views: 7025
 • Resolution: 891x1000

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