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Water Lady by AlectorFencer Water Lady by AlectorFencer
Froma random sketch to a real result, that is something I always like. xD
I put up the messy sketch [link] a couple of days or even weeks ago and so many friends helped me with their good constructive critique. Thanks a lot, friends! You are great! :heart:

When it came to colouring the thing, I had to think about a colouring scheme first. That took me a while and then detailing the water... Bleurgh. I had to take reference for the little stream but now can handle water a lot better than before. So it's always good to use some good references from ature or photographs to look up what it actually looks like and to learn how to do it next time you draw or paint water.
I found it incredibly easy excepts for the flowy water, which looks a bit like cream. lol
But all in all, I'm quite pleased how it turned out and that I didn't mess it up at all.

It was quite a tough concept at the first sight but when I was working on it, it was ok and very pleasant.
Hope you like it as well!

Picture done by © 2008 Claudya Schmidt aka AlectorFencer. Please don't alter, copy, redistribute or resell!

This picture is sold but I still offer high quality prints! Note me, if you're interested!
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Given 2008-07-06
Water Lady by =AlectorFencer, is an example about how her work, just breaths with life and this piece is no exception, the fur and the water detail are stunning and just glow with effort, patience and brilliance. ( Suggested by NizhoniWolf and Featured by skifi )
WhIppIng-b0y Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2016
Just gorgeous :faint:
Justicewolf337 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
She's beautiful
MissCentaur Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
gorgeousHeart Heart Heart Heart +fav 
CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
That's not bad. :D
Kodimarto Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2013   Filmographer
Gorgeous picture. :)
octive Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Excellent artwork! :)
VenoVamp Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2011
x_x sweet lord, all that detail...and a very well drawn perspective. I'M IN LOVE! <3333
EtherealValentine Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I really love these colours!
wisahkecahk Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
holy crow!!!!!!amazing work!!!!!
2195Razielim Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Wilder78 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2011
I'm speechless! :)
Zhaanman Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Breath taking pose and Heart in the Beauty of its meaning Love it made me think of this [link]
tehuti Featured By Owner May 14, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Gorgeous; I love the minute details in the rocks and fur. :wow:
cqiao355 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
It looks so life-like that the sun in the background is burning my eyes! AWESOME job!
Yacomithedragoness Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2010
NYA!!! WOLF SPIRT KAWAIII!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Aradai Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2010
That's cool! I can't imagine how to draw this!)) I would make more splashes and foam from the waterfall to show it's might and power
A3Kitsune Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2010
Very nice.
SpiritWolfen Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
wow.... I simply LOVE this....
kaniz-lupuz Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
i can only say something.....INCREDIBLE! keep it up !
tootsfur Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
Congrats on the DD! :D You deserve it! Simply a beautiful peice of artwork :heart:
Zaluke Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
Whoa this is visiually stunning work of art this is, I am simply amazed at the details you provided to this it stunning and awesome!!!
wolf-in-spirit Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010
Absolutely Beautiful :D
FoxyWithPencil-Dang Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2010
this drawing is beautiful in itself but the posture of this creature makes it all the better. this picture makes me happy!!
iantora Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010
realmente hermoso.
TamagoStudio Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010
very beautifull ilustration :)
Kangarou Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Magnificently done, mi amigo. Everything just melds together so well.
kali69 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010
I don't have words, it's...
CrasyK Featured By Owner May 26, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
wow...your art really inspiers me....:heart: X) :floating:
SpaceJelly Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow a stunnig piece! the way it flows & the energy are incredible!
well done for the transparency of the water - which is always a bugger to draw!
CinderFox73095 Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2010  Hobbyist
I love how you made her paw pads into rocks!
jboweruk Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2010
You could just drown in her arms couldn't you. She's gorgeous.
Revluflymachine Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2009  Student Digital Artist
She's lovely. Excellent detail...especially in the fur and water. The fact that she seems to "flow" into or out of the water is a nice touch.
blu-hell-smith Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2009
I can't help but think Lady of the Lake of Arthurian legend.
KuvanaLesina Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
Gizmoenut Featured By Owner May 13, 2009  Professional General Artist
I love the coloring in this... *faves*
Amelliea Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2009
:wow: ... oh my gosh! This is gorgeous. I love how you made her tail fade into the water, it looks lovely. And the way her long hair turns to water and drips down her back is a wonderful touch. Fabulous job. :D I don't think I need to tell you to keep it up.
928 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2009
That's so.. beautiful.:heart:
A grand piece of art, well done
milquest Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2009
Wow, wonderful! I'm really interested to know what media's you used. :)
HanneDobermann Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
omg this pic is amazing! beautiful details
and btw she is very pretty =)
Dendatzi Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009  Student General Artist
This is a very beautiful picture am I loss for words other than to say I absoloutly love it!!!
SpottedNymph Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
What a beautiful piece! The concept is brilliant. Perspective and anatomy are great, and the intricate details and natural colors are lovely. And a beautiful background!
MalteseLizzieMcGee Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2008   Traditional Artist
Brilliant water effect and pose, and I love the sense of motion and flow
Stephanie-Chivas Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2008  Student General Artist
Absolutely amazing textures and colours used in this one. I love the flowyness (it's a word, honest XD) of the water and the fur and especially the water/hair on her head. Just stunning!
kradwolf Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008
It's so beautiful!~I really love how you did the texture of the water, know what....I love the way everything looks.It's truly a masterpiece.If I had the money,I'd most certainly buy this print,but I was at an anime con all weekend,therefore all my money is now gone.:(
Maybe one day though:heart:
What did you use to color this picture btw?
Cause it's simply astounding.(dunno if I spelled that right ^^;)
nateoatari Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2008  Student Digital Artist
Love the texture on the pawpads and the way she blends into the water. Her expression is incredible too...very serene yet forceful. I love your nature pictures...the Plant Spirit and now this lady. Wonderful stuff :)
AlectorFencer Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2008
Thank you so much! This is again one of the pieces which started being sloppy and not so meaningful. Weird isn't it? XD
FallFromFall Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2008
This Goes Far Beyond Amazing. I Love It :heart: :nod: :heart:
LeacD Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
i like the water in her hand. i like the whole drawing btw:love:
Outputt Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2008  Professional General Artist

Instant fave!

windfalcon Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, I saw this a while ago but forgot to comment for some reason. I've loved this piece since the first time I saw it! Her hair has such a liquid, almost mist-like quality. And the water with the river pebbles is just perfect. This looks like watercolor, colored pencil, and just a bit of acrylic? Your capture of depth and color is beautiful. The blue reflected light is the perfect finishing touch.
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