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Blackbird by Astaldo-Fea Blackbird by Astaldo-Fea
I tried to keep it from looking to sad or depressing, what with blackbird/raven and the whole herald of death thing.

I used Water colors, colored pencils and soft pastels.
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Chili-jr Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2017  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
it looks great
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moonlite-hazel Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2017
I really admire this work
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SummerdayZ238 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2017
Just beautiful
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SummerdayZ238 Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2017
That's so beautiful!
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QueenSarcasmEM Featured By Owner May 11, 2017
So beautiful...I love it! 
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Butterflyjody Featured By Owner May 29, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
very nice, 
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Physics-Genius Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015
I like this drawing.
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RandomDragon0412 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is just pure win! Amazing job crafting this gorgeous piece of artwork!
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Astaldo-Fea Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012
Thanks
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RandomDragon0412 Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
NP! :peace:
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Astaldo-Fea Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2012
Thank you
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mburleigh8 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Outstanding!!!
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gintmfgb Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012
Nice !!
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magnolia-rabbit Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
This is positively gorgeous! I love the entire series, but I think this is my favourite. :)
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T08Y232 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
how long does it take you to make these?
they're all amazing by the way :)
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Astaldo-Fea Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2012
Thank you! :D They usually average about two or so hours. That dosn't inclued the time it takes for the water colors to dry.
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coreggio98 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist
terrific!
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EnviusCSB Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
pretty. I love the colors
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Astaldo-Fea Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Thank you everyone!!! :D
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scottwheels59 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Terrific and beautiful. I love the minimal lines of her face and the alluring colors. Bravo
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Seabit Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Georgeous :heart:
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LyraEstella Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love the purple!
It's my fav color :)
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Arrow-Dynamic Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Gorgeous! The colors and composition suggest life rather than death, and I think the subtle way you conveyed than comes across very well!
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RipOffAsian Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very refreshing! All the colors really seem to compliment each other.
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dragoom123 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Incredible!!!
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SorrowsMadness Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
I don't think it looks sad or depressing at all. The detail you put in to the eyes and design is incredible. :-)
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SnowingCandy Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, its really pretty!
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StoicTree88 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student General Artist
I really love the color choice, I don't think the point would come across the same if you picked a different color. Amazing job!
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chuyito007 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great artwork! The eyes tell the whole story.
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ThiagoDG Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Perfect!
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bits-o-mint Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is very beautiful!
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elusive7 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
beautiful composition, love the colors and the media that you used.
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KiraBWP Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing! this is stunning <3
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beccalendsahand Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
wow!
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RockerRainMarie Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Wow, this is beautiful, I love it :hug:
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nuPfl Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the eyes, nice work!
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OfRealmNine Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Ah. That nose looks a lot my own! :o
This is amazing~
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mishkuu Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
beautiful!
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KlarEm Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
just one word, WONDERFUL!! :love:
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v3imagery Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
Love the media mix. Very nice
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Dustywallpaper Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
This is amazing! <-- jelous XD you did fantastic!
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SailTheSunshine Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
It's beautiful, I love the mix of media and the way you did the features
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JacobChilds Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
The detail in the eyes are good. as well as the Design on the side of the face. Awesome job.
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duha0 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
impresive :clap: its hard to color with water colors
at the begin i thought its photoshop or sai =P
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Banshee56 Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student General Artist
It's beautiful, I love the way you've mixed the media... and her eyes are amazing...

Hats off to you :)
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WestlyLaFleur Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:clap:
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Randomzme Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Student General Artist
awesome..
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iamkathybrown Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She doesn't look depressed. She looks... curious...
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TataniaRosa Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012  Professional Artisan Crafter
Wow this is stunning!
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Athramedeus Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2012
Those eyes...
They're beautiful...
You definitely deserve daily deviation imo... c:
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