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The old Busstop by drachenmagier The old Busstop by drachenmagier
Just because one does not notice something or someone, does not mean it's not there. :)




Finally started to work with acrylics for real instead of just using it for white effects. I can only say: Fun to work with! 8D While coloring I was mostly listening to the OST of Infinite Undiscovery. www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8Co13…

Acrylics and Markers on A3-Mixed Media Paper.


and one day I will get the hang of viewpoints and correct that shield. d:
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I just have to write a Critique O___O
This picture caught me !
I thought its Digital at first, but then read that its Traditional, amazing !!

5 Stars for Vision: The Atmosphere is pretty damn amazing, it kinda dark and creppy on the one hand and extremly full of lights on the other hand :)

5 Stars for Originality : Do I really need to explain why ?
Ok, ill do it anyway ;D
The Idea is amazing,and I love how it turned out. These creatures are amazing...just breathtaking...

5 Stars for Technique: Like I said before, this looks Digital work to me, thats why it is just more amazing that its Traditional in real xd
The Details( Feathers,cobbles,Lights...) are just amazingly worked out, I love how the lights and Shadows are set.Perfect use of Markers and Acrylic !

5 Stars for Impact: The Impact is just breathtaking, it really would be scary to have such creatures around you while your waiting^^
But Iam still amazed from the Idea and its great to see it the other way around, to see the creatures instead of the humans :D

A Masterpiece, I cant stop looking at it !

Great work, keep it up ;)


Dignity13
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This piece immediately caught my eye while I was browsing. It is an interesting blend of light and dark, and I am intrigued by the choice of having the creatures in full form, while the humans around them are merely a ghost-like impression of a proper form.
I also like the buildings in the background: using more castle-like shapes instead of more modern architecture adds to the fantasy feel of the piece.

I only gave three and a half stars for originality because I have seen some images and films with this same idea, but you still managed to pull it off in a new way.

I do have to wonder what these creatures are looking at over to the right. Possibly the bus? Well, either way, it is a beautifully done piece, especially considering it was done in a medium you are unaccustomed to. Congratulations!
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SmallWorksFactory Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Student General Artist
what did you use to outline and color this?
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:icondrachenmagier:
drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think this one was mostly done with fineliners and watercolour, then acrylics for the details and light effects. ^^ Though it had been a while since I painted that one.
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SmallWorksFactory Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Student General Artist
oh well thank you :D
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SmallWorksFactory Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Student General Artist
they look like the face stealer from avatar:the last airbender
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Slenderchuproduction Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, I have never been able to draw feathers, and yet you can do it perfectly! ;P
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :D They are not very realistic, though. ^^
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unawaretortoise Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
The mood and atmosphere of this piece are absolutely incredible. Like, crazy good. This is beautiful!


My only critique, if any, would be that I don't necessarily think you need to outline the main figures in white. I noticed this in some of your newer works too, and it totally makes sense as highlights in some places (like the wing of the creature in the back - that looks like a legitimate highlight), but in other places it just looks like an outline. It's not that big of a deal, and I still love your art either way, but I think purposely placed bright highlights would be more effective, and enhance the mood even more. 


Other than that, I really do love this!Love 
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:icondrachenmagier:
drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much~! :bow:

I'm currently experimenting with both a bit: More and less outlines. ^^ I think if I redid the idea from the bus stop drawing, I would now just use the shape of humans without outline: Now I have better masking fluid, which would make that far easier. :D Then I had to use the white outline to mask the mistakes I had made. d:
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unawaretortoise Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
(AH sorry for late-ish response!)


I've seen that you have been doing both now, which I like just for the fact that you are trying different styles (I personally always like experimenting with new techniques/ mediums because they're all so interesting), and your art definitely continues to improve. And I just have to say I didn't even think about if being partly because of masking fluid - and in that case I totally see why it was that way (I was just being nitpicky just to get you thoughts on the matter :P  ). But either way it's still incredible, and I absolutely love it! Love 
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Sane-Psycho Featured By Owner Edited Jun 9, 2016  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
WOW!! This immediately caught my eye! I freaken love your art style! It's so unique and beautiful. You did a great job on the contrast between lighting and shadows. It just looks so perfect! There is something about the creatures that looks so mysterious. They are beautiful yet creepy at the same time, but not in a bad way. And what are those creatures supposed to be? Dragon owl thingies? And are those transparent people supposed to be ghosts or spirits?
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :D
And no idea what they are in the end, but they live happily in the cities, if you ask me. ^^
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NeuroticWolf Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016
Im in love with your art style and creativity
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! 8D
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c0baye Featured By Owner May 22, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I don't know if the creature are good or bad.
Ahhhhh everything is beautiful in this pick. As Dignity13 said i love the fact the point of view is from the creature !
I actually intend to learn to use acrylics and your art just inspire me to quickly start !

Thank you, yes thank you, because your art made my motivation to keep working and improving :D
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner May 24, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I normally don't go with the classic definition of good and bad. :) So, everything can be bad or good, depending on your point of view.

And happy to hear you're trying acrylics out now too! It's a fun material and I like how you can use it either as a thick layer or watercolour like and thin. =^^= So many possible ways to work with it!
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Thildou-chan Featured By Owner May 15, 2016  Professional General Artist
Wow, that's amazing !!! I love everything in this drawing, and all your galerie is amazing !! ♥
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner May 17, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! 8D
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:iconfentje:
Fentje Featured By Owner May 1, 2016  Hobbyist
wow!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner May 3, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D
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Cinnamonysins Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
If I was old enough I'd definitely by this
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks. :)
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AtlasofSol Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2016
These creatures look so majestic!  Yet at the same time terrifying, not in the sense that look ugly, but un the sense that they could envoke fear into anyone that pears into their eyes!  Incredible!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :D Well, I doubt that they are dangerous, but still not something you want to be stared at by. ^^
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TheBoyWhoCriedPanda Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
uhhhhhhhh whoa. Awesome piece. 
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :D
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BlazingDragonLord Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2016  Student General Artist
Very intriguing!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D
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Rainbowkannu Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this art work nd I love the efert that you did on this painting
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much. ^^
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IsabellaManara Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2016  Professional
this drawing reminds me Miyazaki. Nice job :)
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks. ^^
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IsabellaManara Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2016  Professional
:)
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Madlkin48 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
Amaze, this one's my favorite
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :D
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LunaHexa01 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
They stare into your soul...
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Indeed. :D
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Khasdannyanlord Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016  Student General Artist
impressive!!!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. ^^
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KyleDoesStuff Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
This is so dam good, when you out something in the Fantasy category this appears... congratulations you have officially made me feel terrible at drawing.
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not the best mindset for progress. :) Keep in mind that drawing is purely a matter of practice. So, instead of thinking that something is too good, practice hard and beat me at it. :) Because it IS possible.
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KyleDoesStuff Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016
The dinosaurs will re-evolve by the time I come even close to your talent
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thefirsthoras Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Student Writer
I can see these boarding the Catbus
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wouldn't mind. :D
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BeanyBoo Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016  Student General Artist
This is an amazing piece of artWinner 
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :D
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Anthro-animals-rule Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016
I love the whimsical, fantasy theme of the picture. This evokes the amazing concept of imagination. :)
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :D
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FelizDiaMomo Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2016
are those witches? :0
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Who? The owls? :D
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FelizDiaMomo Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
yup :3
In some countries of south america many people believe that the witches can turn into cats or owls to steal the children who aren't baptized
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