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Sweet Vibes by Migdul Sweet Vibes by Migdul
Oh my god, this illustration stole my soul.

It started off as a simple illustration about music, then I just kept on adding and changing bits, building up the colour.

It took way, way, way longer than I expected (partially because I work full-time now, so only illustrate at the wkends). It took freekin ages to balance the colours on the background flowers without destracting from the foreground objects.

I was intially using my ancient version of photoshop 7 but managed to upgrade to CS2 to finish it off. Total number of hours it took is unkown, but I've been working on and off on this baby for months now.

It's made up of about 250 layers (a nightmare to manage), comprising of hand drawn images scanned in, coupled with a background painted in acrylics and goache.
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liliesformary Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2010
Beautiful combination. Great colors.
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Migdul Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
hey thanks! weird as it sounds I was just looking at your blog and DA bits n pieces via the old illustration mundo....
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F-E-c-H Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009
Dear Lawd.
that is amazing.
beautiful colours as well as composition.
<3~
fave from me.
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Migdul Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! You can never be told your work is amazing too many time ;-)
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Tierklavier Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2008
I actually love this and would pay copious amounts of money to have it on my wall. well worth the millions of hours of work you spent on it for sure. :D

also, the thought of 250 layers actually hurts my head. ¬¬ big points to you for being able to manage them.
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Migdul Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I tried to set it up as a print and it got rejected. I may give it another go when I get some time. If not I can always send you a copy in the post, what with you being a UK citizen and all.
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kooshballinator Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008
Daaaamn. XD
At least it ended super awesome! XD
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Migdul Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the use of the words 'super' and 'awesome' when you compliment my work!
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kooshballinator Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2008
Yay! 8D
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archanN Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
gosh, im speechless bro!
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