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Ali Solenarian Van Dam

"On the town." by Ali Solenarian Van Dam

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The last of the city clocks chimed its way into silence, the warm night air carrying the sound clearly over the rooftops. Palath turned her face to the breeze, the body of the man dangling casually from one hand. She waited, balancing on the apex of the roof with infinite poise, as a group of drunken men straggled down the street below. Only once the noise of their ringing, raucous laughter had faded did she relax her steely grip on the hilt of her katana and settle down to feed... >>This picture is still being finished<<

25 Jul 2000:-) Jeremy Clay Fowler-Lindemulder
Good subtle perspecitve. I like the color too.
26 Jul 200045 Laura Freeman
Am I correct in assuming that the lower right corner is the incomplete part? In my humble opinion, I think I like the pencil better than the computer coloring. It gives it a different look than just the same old photoshop, and a more classic, spooky look, at that. Perhaps I'm just a traditionalist, but I'd like to see it uncolored as well. 2
27 Jul 2000:-) Ali Solenarian Van Dam
ok - at some point in the future, I'll try to put an uncoloured version up 2
2 Dec 200045 Rebecca
IF you aren't already, you should be a writer and an artist!
4 Mar 200145 Dante
I do indeed love the scenery and wind blowing gently in her hair. Most brillant. Overall I love the color and the shadowing. Indeed, most amazing
8 Oct 200145 RagnarokFenrir
It looks cool, but that blue guy kinda distracts...you know what i mean, cuz i don't heh....keep up the good work!
13 May 200245 Nicole
This is a beautiful work. I really like the detail on the sky. Frankly, I want this.
26 Dec 200245 Brieanne
You know, I'd leave it like it is, unfinished. It looks really good like that, in my opinion.
17 Oct 2004:-) Anne M. Campbell
The light work with the moon is excellent...and overall the mood is wonderful....

The only really jarring details are that the roof in the foreground is unfinished, and the guy in the robe looks more like a random swath of blue that you hadn't defined yet--I had to look several times (and read and reread both your comments and everyone else's) to actually identify what it was...

I do agree with other folks that this would have looked just as good as a flat-out pencil work--the shading on the unfinished sections is right on.

I think that over all, it came out excellently--the only suggestion I might have made was in order to make her hair more flowing and translucent, would be to dry the oil paint layer and then detail in the hair using the air-brush tools, therefor allowing a little more hint of the backround behind her...unlike the actual mediums, you can get away with layering them like that...as long as you dry each medium first...1

Hope that made sense...
9 Jun 200645 Eternal Exile
My mother warned me about girls like her.
They only want one thing ...
Great pic, creepy story.
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'On the town.':
 • Created by: :-) Ali Solenarian Van Dam
 • Copyright: ©Ali Solenarian Van Dam. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Girl, Night, Vampire, Woman
 • Categories: Vampires, Zombies, Undeads, Dark, Gothic, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Black Ink, Computer-coloured Picture
 • Views: 480
 • Resolution: 483x700

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