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Fantasy wonderland, yay! Anyway, I really enjoyed painting this. There was no drawing and I painted the cliffs as I felt they should be, a gobledygook of random shapes. I also wanted them to echo the rainbow, but I don't know if I went too far, so please tell me if the colors are too garish :fear:

Watercolor 30x40 cm. Colors used: cadmium yellow ( I love you so much, Cady :tighthug: ), cadmium red, quinacridone red, venetian red, ultramarine blue, cerulean blue, phthalo green. Also, I used some very fine sandpaper to help with the mist.
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:iconlightinlyn:
LightinLyn Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
most elegant merge of form through the colors
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:iconziskaja:
ZiskaJa Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks like paradise!
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MariaFauna Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015  Hobbyist
Wooow! I love rainbow colors!! :happybounce: 
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mscannon36 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love love LOVE this!! I want to live here :)
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Me too! :XD:
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mark45xxx Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2014
just beautiful
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you kindly :)
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:iconmark45xxx:
mark45xxx Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014
you are most welcome
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ZoeHildebrand-R Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014
I'd love to vacation in a spot that beautiful
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TeaPhotography Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2013  Professional General Artist
Such a magical piece! Lily's Rainbow Box
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:tighthug:
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:iconlactopi:
Lactopi Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would love to be in a place that colorful =O It's like rainbow-overload.

That's cool how you have the birds and the rainbow kind of form a circle in the middle ^_^ Nice job!
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you! :hug:
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:iconoragamiknight:
oragamiknight Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Simply breath-taking :D 
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you kindly :)
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DrawTheRainbow79 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
I have no words for this, it's simply beautiful and breathtaking! I wish I could paint like this, amazing!
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You are very kind. Its just a product of one of my obnoxiously joyous moods. When I am depressed on the other hand, my own paintings seem very shallow and idiotic to me :XD:

If you are interested, I posted a journal yesterday explaining my meager process.
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Piroshki-Photography Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Da li ti znas, da si jedan od boljih tradicionalnih umetnika, koje je moje oko videlo od kada lutam u potrazi za osvezavajucom umetnoscu. E tako. Sad znas.
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hvala... :blush: Mozda mi jednom dozvolis da naslikam  nesto sa tvojih fotografija? :P

Mada, bilo bi mi tesko da se odlucim za samo jednu :XD:
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Piroshki-Photography Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Kad god pozelis i sta god pozelis :) Nema potrebe da pitas, bila bi mi cast :)
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MoonlitViolins Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! The colours are all so brilliant and it really looks like something out of a dream!
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you kindly :3
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MoonlitViolins Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!
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:iconsparia:
Sparia Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Student General Artist
i really like the concept..and very well composed! :love:
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy to hear that :) I  was afraid its much too kitschy, but I couldn't help myself xD
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Sparia Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Student General Artist
nope its not. you should be proud :D
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WhIppIng-b0y Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist
Awesome job!
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you!
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WhIppIng-b0y Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist
You're welcome XD
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annakoutsidou Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Aw the colors are perfect !!! :D
Love this painting , the green with the yellow is fantastic !! :nod:

Have a great week dear ! :hug:
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You as well Anna :hug:
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lavandulae Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013
Oooo! I was waiting for your next piece! I love this so  much! Your use of colors is just mind blowing.
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you my friend :3 :tighthug: I may be a simpleton, but I always get giggly and when I see your icon. Wish you would post a picture of that puppy xD
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lavandulae Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013
haha :) I might have to. Boomer is my baby :P
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Daan1793 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013
increddibly beautifull

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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you kindly!
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:iconmruki:
mruki Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:wow: so many vibrant colors-and the composition *V* this is beautiful!
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you Mr Uki!
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mruki Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
you're welcome :)
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Darvia123 Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
This is all so super awesome!!! I love how the birds took the pink color of the rock towards the edge of the painting!
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
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Mythian Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Professional Writer
The rocks look perfect. I can tell that they are rocks cause of how you placed the shading and light. The rainbow stands out nicely against the stones. I really like this piece so much, I would like to buy a print someday, but only until money isn't so tight. *HUGS*
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm just glad you like it! :huggle: I didn't feel this was good enough for a print, but I'll probably do an oil painting on this theme in the future, and possibly by then I will figure out how prints work xD
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Mythian Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Professional Writer
Etsy.com is a lot easier to set up than DA's shops. I have an Etsy.com account to sell my artwork as prints, but you have to pay a little bit for publishing your display ad for the shop. I haven't gotten any sales yet, but I sure do hope so someday.
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DavidOReilly Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like it, it's great! The trees are very well painted, and the mist very well done. The rocks have a lovely, primal feel to them and the brids flying out there are a lovely touch! The greens of the trees and reds in the rock harmonise well too, without jarring (hard to do with red and green!).

I would, perhaps have had the rainbow much more subtle and spread out. Oooo maybe, if you were feeling in an abstract mood, you could have gently shaded the birds in the rainbow colours, as they are echoing the rainbows shape, and used that instead of the overt rainbow...? Just my thoughts though. Overall I very much like it :)
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks David! Makes me very happy you find the rocks primal xD

You are right about the rainbow, to me it looks somewhat stapled on. I think it should have been far more airy and diffusive. Unfortunately, it was the very first thing I painted in. There is a good tip when painting things that ought to be interpreted as transparent, that one should paint in the very darkest tones of the painting first, just to have a reference.

 I tried to lift some of the colors later, but they started merging and losing contour :(  Love your idea of rainbow birds, should have thought of that before I masked them. Thanks for the valued input!
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ElintheCarrot Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013
Amazing!!!
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:iconwolf-smith:
Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Many thanks!
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Frekkle Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I don't know how the cliff's surface would behave around a rainbow, but the colors do have a nice harmonious quality to them.
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Wolf-Smith Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you, happy you think so :D
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