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Jellyfish by nottheschmorg Jellyfish by nottheschmorg
watercolor pencils, pen, and a little marker on tea-stained paper
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MayumiLoraine Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
This is so beautiful, I love the theme and graceful flow of it. Ah, I the colors look so nice and warm :)
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Omri-Gal Featured By Owner May 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you are amazing
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tom062 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2010
so cool
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nottheschmorg Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you so much. :)
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Thisper Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2010
Beautiful job :) I like the floaty composition.
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nottheschmorg Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much! I'm glad you see the levity in it! ^_^
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Drizzel Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really beautiful :#1:
I love the calm feeling of the picture :love:
and I like the tea stained paper, it works really well with the colours of the jellyfish, but how are you able to get those white spots there? I've tried the tea staining before and mine does not look like that :giggle:
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nottheschmorg Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Why, thank you. :)

White spots: I stained the paper using actual loose tea leaves that were pre-soaked and let them dry on the paper overnight. Once dry, I could just brush them off the paper and what was left was the patterns you see here.

It reminded me of sunlight shining through water from the perspective of someone who's submerged, hence the aquatic theme.
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Drizzel Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're welcome :D

Thanks :) very interesting. I hadn't actually thought of doing it like that :)

And I must agree it does look like how the light shines through water.
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dannieisapunk Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010
mm, i love the paper you used, it goes really well with the pen and the colors you chose. nice work.
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