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always follow butterflies by drachenmagier always follow butterflies by drachenmagier
Not getting to draw for two weeks does not only seem to give me withdrawl-symptoms but also a massive level down WHEN I draw. O,o'' I need to draw more again.

Just toying around with vanishing point (not good), colors (better) and butterflies ( :heart: ).

Original for sale for CHF 120.-
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Questa immagine é stupenda sei stato bravissimo a farla é davvero meravigliosa i personaggi sono tenerissimi poi i due occhi che spuntano dalla finestra sottostante sono meravigliosi la farfalla é fatta bellissima é una scena stupenda é colorato benissimo davvero l'ho messo come sfondo praticamente di tutti i telefoni che ho in giro in casa :heart:
Continua cosi perché sei davvero bravissimo non vedo l'ora di vedere una loro dei tuo disegni sono davvero affascinata mi piace tantisssssssssimo scusami se ti scrivo in italiano ma diventerebbe un casino unico scriverlo con il traduttore di google Haha XD adesso ti saluto continua cosí sei davvero bravissimo! Heart
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No soy experta en esto y lamentablemente no me da la cabeza para escribir mucho así que diré que el contraste de luces y sombras es precioso, esta muy definido tanto que veo como si fuera una verdadera pared sin pintar :P. Para mí es precioso tanto la mariposa como el rostro del chico (me da la ilusión de una alegría, una esperanza) Realmente es más que solo un dibujo. Me da la sensación de esperanza, felicidad y libertad al ver la mariposa. Me causa mucho placer ver esto pues honestamente hay pocas cosas en el mundo que den un visto tan encantador y esto es un vistazo de luz en medio de tanta oscuridad. Es como ver que todo puede mejorar sin importar que tan malo sea.
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HarumiLove4 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013
Omgosh you didnt draw to two weeks??! I'd do insane! I carry a little sketchbook with me so I can do doodles when time allows it :D
This is great! I SUCK at vanishing point; this is so good though! And that butterfly is so pretty~ and I also love iD's expre4ssions

Love,
Harumi <3
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! Sometimes a little break does wonders. :D When I drew this one I was in some kind of all-time-worst-artblock, so I thought a break and lots of gaming as replacement, might work. And it helped. ^^
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HarumiLove4 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2013
As long as it worked~ :D

Love,
Harumi <3
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Nortstar Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2013
so pretty :)
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much. ^^
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Nortstar Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2013
you are welcome :hug:
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8BitStitchPunk Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Always follow butterflies, you never know where they'll take you. . .
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Indeed. :D
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8BitStitchPunk Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
=)
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TheBarefootpoet1 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hello again drach,

I have spent so long searching for the perfect butterfly design for a tatoo, you win! I just can't believe it. It has the color gradients I want, the style it is wonderful! Can you scan this just the butterfly with clarity so I can take it to my tatoo artist. (this will be my first, my daughter got her first tatoo a few months ago, and I loved this artist, very savvy)
All I want is a very good copy of your original, this is the finest most realistic one I have ever seen! Your detail is exquisite. Please let me know if there is a way we can do this? I would even give you my email if you want to toss me a freebie, with of course your signature in the piece. Thanks for considering. BFP
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I thought a while about it but while it is wonderful to hear that you want my drawing literally under your skin... I can't send you a bigger file of this peculiar butterfly. The drawing is personal. I won't mind if your tattoo artist takes the drawing and maybe changes it her/himself to be just what you wanted though. It would be nice of you not to copy it 1:1. :)
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TheBarefootpoet1 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Hey drach,
I am more interested in the other piece we talked about, but the size - just card size it so small - so I am in same boat, trying to figure out how would it work, as I am buying a house, and want some very interesting art work therein.
That is too bad about the butterfly, I really like it actually, it is bigger than I thought, and the tattoo artist can make some changes for sure - it would even be smaller. What I liked most of all, was your attention to detail, that makes it so life-like, so I will honor your request, and thank you for allowing this as a template; it will be my first tattoo! And only tattoo.
On the outside of my right ankle.
Won't happen for a while yet, they are very expensive, and I am trying to take care of all the expenses of house purchase. INTENSE!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks. ^^ I really don't mind it if your tattoo artist uses it as reference. Just would feel wrong to give a 1:1-ok. Especially on a tattoo which will be smaller than the original drawing you won't be able to use that many details: They would blurr with the years.

Wow, house and tattoo. O-o Talk about a lot of new things in your life!
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Aickavon Featured By Owner May 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Always follow butterflys? Clearly someone hasn't played Fatal Frame: Red Butterfly Sacrifice
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner May 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
XD Well, no rule without exception, right?
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Aickavon Featured By Owner May 19, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
correct indeed. Like never eating yellow snow? Could be lemonade snow! (chances are it isn't though)
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KiddArtist Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Level down? This is a level DOWN? I am depressed... TT-TT
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sorry? ^^'
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VeTeRiLu Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2012  Hobbyist
Bellisimo, de verdad increible

What a Gorgeous display of magic, you HAVE the talent (again)
And magnificent artwork as always!! :clap:
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much. ^^
Just the first try with three vanishing points though. If you keep praising me for it like that I'll blush. d:
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VeTeRiLu Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2012  Hobbyist
:D:D:D you deserve it!
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MummyMetaller Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2012
Woooow... I would definitely be chasing after those guys! This is awesome :lol:
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much. ^^
Butterflies are awesome to run after: At first you think they are slow, but when you try to follow them...
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TheBarefootpoet1 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2012  Professional General Artist
never run after a butterfly, if they are near hold still, and relax your body then tune into how many beats you think their heart is beating, become the butterfly in your mind. It is a native american way to draw the wild to you. You must be very patient, and still and peaceful in mind. Just breathe, and ask for it to come near in your heart. :-)
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It depends on what you want. Do you wish to be like the butterfly? Or do you prefer to see what it might show you? ;)
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TheBarefootpoet1 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2012  Professional General Artist
Wish? I create. Being Native American a close friend is the butterfly totem, I know a great deal about butterflies. I simply wish for your rendition to be tatood on the lower outside ankle of my right foot. I want everything, by the way, you wicked creature you......
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MummyMetaller Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
Yeah I know. So many times I think I'll be able to get a great photo; but then they zoom off :/
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Seven-of-Jacks Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Your colouring and lineart are so pretty. How do you do such things? I must know.
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much. ^^
And... no idea. I just do it, I guess. O-o Though I always worked hard to get my lineart as clean as possible.
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Seven-of-Jacks Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
So hard work and perseverance? :)
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CheerUpx3 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lovely :3
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you. ^^
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VaguelyCreepy Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Student General Artist
Actually sounds like EarthBound. No matter where I was or how many Psychic Points I had left, I would follow those Magic Butterflies, and I would catch them.

... Fanart urges... rising...

I don't know, I think you did a pretty good job here. As usual, your sense of light is fantastic, in both senses of the word
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gogogo, draw fanart! :D

Earthbound... I heard that before... Wait, you don't mean the SNES-RPG, do you? O-o
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VaguelyCreepy Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2012  Student General Artist
Of course I do! I'm a huge fanboy! It's my favorite RPG on the SNES - which is really saying something when you consider that it's, like, the system for RPGs - if not my favorite of all time!

Oh wait, do you know it as Mother 2?
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Never played it myself. ^^ I had a Sega as kid and only recently aquired the SNES with a bunch of games I have to play. d:

I'm just surprised: Not many gamers tend to love old games today. ^^
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VaguelyCreepy Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Student General Artist
Ah, well, now that you've got the opportunity, I'd recommend giving it a go. Might be a tad bit expensive but it's worth it.

And hey, it's their loss if they can't spare the time to enjoy the classics.
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Pricetags on old games rarely scare me away. :D
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VaguelyCreepy Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Student General Artist
Oh, I like that attitude. ;) If you're ever in need of more suggestions, let me know - I've got a few.
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner May 8, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
For SNES? Or in general? :D Still trying to find a few of the big titles for the SNES.
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JenBroomall Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012
Love this!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D
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FeebyNeko Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012  Professional General Artist
Absolutely beautiful!
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :D
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MartizaPL Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic! * * You're very gifted.
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! :D
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danigurlpaws Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
Awesome!! And I'm such a nerd seriously I saw the title and was like RONALD WEASLEY!!!
(ps you too are cool if you get my reference!)
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drachenmagier Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I know the book but it has really nothing to do with Harry Potter. ^^
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Sage-Of-Dawn Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012
Of course it does XD in the Chamber of Secrets Hagrid told Ron and Harry to follow the spiders. But ron made a comment later on about how he disliked spiders "Follow the spider? I would much rather follow butterflies" Something along those lines.
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Eonari Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012
For a first try, this is way better than what I managed.
With your drawing skills and placing of iD and the main butterfly it's easy to miss the few flaws there is. But from what I can see it almost looks like you started out trying to achieve a fisheye effect from the lower left corner while ending up with a more normal approach in the upper right.
In a three point perspective distance/legth/hight is always defined by straight lines while with a fisheye effect those lines are always curved. It might be something to keep in mind to keep the two from overlapping.

And just one little thing that came to mind concerning "always follow butterflies". Did you know that in South America there are some who consider the Blue Morphus as evil because they believe its beauty lures people into the woods, never to be seen again? ;)
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