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Doctor Who - Sunsets are Cool by Girl-on-the-Moon Doctor Who - Sunsets are Cool by Girl-on-the-Moon
I am UNSPEAKABLY proud of this one. 8D
If you don't mind my saying so.

Hours and hours in Photoshop, original pencils by Jeremy Dale and inks and colours by me.

Lighting is FUN! And hey, comments and criticism on the technical elements would make me happy inside.

Added 'Doctor Who' in the title to help out DeviantART's crappy search engine system. Hopefully.

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Firstly, I have to commend you on the texturing on the tweed jacket - it was really the first thing that hit me, for some reason. It looks like it could have just been a texture stock downloaded from the web, but you've worked with it so perfectly that I can't be sure!

Ever-positive, I have lots of good things to say about this and not many bad things (It's just how I roll.)

Firstly, it looks like it could have been done by a professional comic artist, and in my eyes you are a professional comic artist! This kind of skill only comes with years of practice, and I think all of us can see that practice first-hand in your gallery. I'm honestly wondering why none of your work has gone up for a DD, if it hasn't already gone up for one. Many of us enjoy SftT but there's as much enjoyment in the rest of your works, and this is just one of the fine examples.

Now, the lighting. Such a command of lighting and shading is brilliance in itself, and reminds me so much of the lighting and shading on 3D renderings! Mainly because every bit of dark and light is in the right place, but it's still super awesome.

I know the lineart belongs to someone else, but you've made it your own and it's brilliant. I did tell you I had lots of good things to say about this, and it seems I can't find any bad things. I just... I think many of us aspire to be this good, and it's always within our reach if we just practice and learn from others, and this is one of the great teachers. No more with conforming lines and flat colours! This is where it's at.

I don't do many critiques as I can only see the good in everyone's works and some people prefer to be told the bad, but I just had to critique this as soon as I saw it, even if my critique is just a load of babble about how good this is!
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Zac-Films Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Question, if you could, would you redraw this with the weeping angle of liberty (the one that took over the statue) in the background?
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Girl-on-the-Moon Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
WELL, if I did that, I'd want to change their outfits to be episode accurate too and that'd be a lot of work. I kinda like it as it is.
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OutrageousAlpaca Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
hey has anyone ever noticed that the tardis says "PULL TO OPEN". but almost every single time, the doctor or companion or anyone really, just pushes it open? Is it like, one of those doors that opens both ways? if thats the case then why have instructions on which way to open it?
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RandomWolf121 Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014
This is impressive
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ShadowGamer1315 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Sunsets... Are... Cool :) 
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ForeverDreamer12 Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so awesome! I love the expression on Rory's face XD

The texturing on the Doctor's jacket is impressive!

I also really love the lighting. The TARDIS is all glowy XD

Seriously amazing!! Or as the 9th Doctor would say "Abosutely Fantastic!"
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Dalek-TheSupreme Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2014
Best TARDIS Team since the Seventh Doctor and Ace.
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MandyMullins2 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2013
It's awesome! :D
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Star-Struck-Studios Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, just wondering if you would like to do an art trade sometime? I'm afraid I can only draw animals and human females (male heads are so hard to draw!) and am only really good at traditional art, so you can just ignore this if you want to. Sorry for the spam!
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Girl-on-the-Moon Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey there! Afraid I don't have the time for art trades. :(
I've got University, DWR, SFTT and other sketches and projects on my To Do list these days, and I don't want to be adding to it.
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