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Pom by TastesLikeAnya Pom by TastesLikeAnya
I spy with my little eye, something begining with "Pom".

Needing to be working on backgrounds more.
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Given 2010-10-28
Pom by *TastesLikeAnya. I'll be honest, first thought when I was this was "wtf is this?" but that was swiftly followed by "Who cares? This is AMAZING! Must be DD'd!" ( Suggested by Hfoursaur and Featured by Pixel-Spotlight )
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I agree with the person who recommended this DD. "WTF is this? Who cares, it's cool!"
The technique on the character is beautiful. Your skill in digital coloring is fantastic but I would like to make a few suggestions on the composition. My guess, based on the character is that you are heavily laying on the details of symbolism. The British flag and the pomegranate are the key players. But I'm wondering how you can finish telling this visual story with your background. You don't have to spell out the full idea or story but giving hints that would draw our eyes around the page from the flamboyant character into the background which in comparison to the character is rather flat and lifeless. The biggest thing I see is the use of warm colors on the character and the cooler tones on the background starting with the tip of the sword, going to the flat archway, and then the Grey day scene. Sometimes just warming up the tones in the surrounding scene can add the life and tiny detail you need to pop the character even more. The archway itself could REALLY use some loving. Whether it's the detail in the stone or maybe some symbols that again draw back in that story element of what IS going on in this image. You've started with the Omega symbol at the top, Roman numerals are always a fun fall back for historical references. My biggest suggestion is to just keep going on this piece. It's a fantastic idea but I don't think it's finished yet. I hope this helped some. Congrats on the DD! Good luck!
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:icongundam019:
Gundam019 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Artist
I prefer cubans dog ^^
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:iconartspell:
artspell Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Professional Filmographer
it's so magnificent :) 
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:iconoldwesthero:
OldWestHero Featured By Owner May 29, 2013  Professional General Artist
A pompous Pomeranian eating a pomegranate?
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:iconscreamtechno:
ScreamTechno Featured By Owner May 15, 2013
This drawing is hilarious and it makes me happy XD
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:icontyshea:
Tyshea Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Oh WOW WOW
DUDE, haha, I just found you on front page and had been going through your lovely gallery, then I stumbled on this!
I saw this back in college (my brother had sent it to me), and it was one of my biggest inspirations when I was learning how to digitally paint.

Sorry for the random story, but I just thought it was such a cool coincidence. Watching your gallery for sure!
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:icontasteslikeanya:
TastesLikeAnya Featured By Owner May 8, 2013   Artist
Really? That's awesome. :D Glad to have been an inspiration to you. THanks much!
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:icontyshea:
Tyshea Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Very welcome! Keep it up!
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JoeDeLaSelva Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012
Anyone mentioned the ruins of Pompeii behind the pommel-holding, pomme-granate munching, Pom Pom sporting, Pompous Pomeranian in the picture? :D
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TastesLikeAnya Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012   Artist
Yeah, I think they'd all been mentioned, but you did get a lot.
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:iconalberthein1:
Alberthein1 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
Pomerian holding a pomgranate and the pommel of his sword with a pom on his hat.
There are probably more "pom's" in there, but heck - they fit too well together ^^
This one, is a fine job...
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