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Balance by thienbao Balance by thienbao
I don't really know what to say about this picture other than the fact the it took a hell of a long time. I think the concept is pretty simple and obvious (light vs. dark), other than that you can say pretty much anything else you want. Though it took a long time, it was "fun" to work on this one, especially the hair (hardest part for me).

So, the tech stuff. Well, i used a mouse and a tablet for this one. Tablet courtesy of whytdragon, thanks katie for the tablet, even though the pen pressure option doesn't work cause the CD was lost, but i can't complain, it helped a lot. P.S. if you find it, tell me would ya? ah well, i might just buy a new one.

Well, that's it, if you guys got things to say about this picture, feel free to do so.(heh, trying to get more page views, sad)
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:iconjustadancedemon:
justadancedemon Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
Love this.
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:iconart-by-eos:
Art-by-Eos Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I LOVE the swirling shapes you have going on here: their hair, their clothing as it tears, even their wingtips, all amazing!
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:iconvezun:
vezun Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
hella clean...
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:iconiveale:
IveAle Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Such a great job!!!
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:iconsoundstar:
SoundStar Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
this looks like the angels in the anime, "Oh My Goddess"
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:icondrauphner:
Drauphner Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It really looks like Nike and Nemesis and it makes a lot of sense if they were. Very beautiful!
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:iconjearommean:
jearommean Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
you're awesome! more power!
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:iconmokasuzi:
mokasuzi Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning
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:iconmitia-arcturus:
Mitia-Arcturus Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2011
Dear thienbao
You have somel art work selected to get in...Action-Portraits
If you don't mind...:heart:...!!!

best regards.....................
You're most welcome in Action-Portraits...!!! :iconaction-portraits:
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SapphireBloom Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This picture reminds me of Belldany's Holy Bell. Holy Bell is from a show called "Ah my goddess" from Japan. You should take a look. And also for the dark angel for Belldandy's sister Urd. But Urd's angel is have holy and un holy. You have to see it. I guess it would be a mix of Belldandy and Urd's angel. I love it
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LilithRealm Featured By Owner May 12, 2011  Professional General Artist
It's not dark enough!!! the one on the right... obviously she's an angel you should have turn her to a demon! And the anatomy is not so great either!! ...sorry!
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:icondizdoll:
DizDoll Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
Beutyful picture!!! +10 respect :wave:
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:iconhero2222:
Hero2222 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2011  Hobbyist
Reminds me of Ah! My Goddess ^^ Nice job
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:iconsinclair-milo:
Sinclair-milo Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2011
i know!
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:iconstondedsmeagol:
StondedSmeagol Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2010
I really love this, especially the hair detail
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:iconzattoe:
Zattoe Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2010
This is SO amazing! you are a genius! congratulations!
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RaitoSasuandothers Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010  Student General Artist
nicely done ;)
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Russianart23 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2010
I see that u like to work with photo shop and ur good at it too.
For some reason this style of pix reminds me of character of Belldandy from the movie "Ah my Goddess!"
It has its similarity. Do you draw for a profession or just for fun?
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:iconruukh:
Ruukh Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I think you managed creat with the hair and I love the "good" side's vibrant beautiful eyecolour.

and about the cd for the pen pressure. you can search for drivers on the web, just type in which model you have and drivers and then you should be able to find their homepage =)
I do it all the time since I won't bother with picking up the cd when it takes less time to download it and don't worry...it's not illegal ;)

keep up the good work =)
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tursiops33 Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
That's certainly a beautiful picture! Well done!
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:icongrimm-19:
Grimm-19 Featured By Owner May 27, 2010
This is really beautiful! I love the contrast! :) Love it! :D
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:icontanithlipsky:
TanithLipsky Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2010
very nice. it reminds me of the yin and yang symbol
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:iconosz7:
Osz7 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
I've been looking at the page of someone I'm watching and she got this painting in her favorites. I like it. Do you use a Wabom tablet? If so, is it a Graphire? I can't send you the CD but, I can upload to my gallery some instructions if you're interested. Just note me. I'm sure even if you're not using a Wacom Graphire tablet the settings I'm using may help. I gotta find the CD first but, after that I can make a few screen grabs for you.
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kohaku-dono Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2009
All I can say is....awesome.
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:iconcreative-pisces:
creative-pisces Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2009
wonderful
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:iconanubismonori:
AnubisMonori Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2009
This is beautiful... just beautiful. The picture, the background especially, looks so realistic. I love it!
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:iconkukubi-999:
kukubi-999 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2009
love their hair and their wings.. supercool!
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:iconkira1888:
Kira1888 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW !!! O~O , I love the hair of the both and the wings !!! :heart:
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:iconmasterzutarafan:
MasterZutaraFan Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2009  Student
Stunningly breathtaking! :heart:
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:iconvoracious-wolf:
Voracious-Wolf Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
I love how they don't have perfect bodies. Great job with the hair. ;)
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mizu-shimma Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
i like how they aren't supermodel skinny, they look like real peaople ^o^
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Villa-Chinchilla Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
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:iconkgstv:
kgstv Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2008
oh wow.. :faint:
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TracyWong Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
This has been featured here: [link]

Beautiful piece! Keep up the awesome work! :hug:
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:iconlwhitney:
LWhitney Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I love the fact that they're both not super skinny... especially the light angel. I love the fact that they have curves! lol

Beautiful :)
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:icongrafmason:
grafmason Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2008
classic,awesome work.
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:iconluthienferfalas:
luthienferfalas Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008
I love the hair
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:iconelicottyn:
elicottyn Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
Amazing job!
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linkthehylianhero Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2008  Hobbyist
i love how realistic they look. not in since of the style, but the fact that they arnt stick thin like most arts like this.
It brings a feel of normality.

i really like this one.
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:iconto-bee-nanalee:
to-Bee-Nanalee Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2008
I absolutly LOVE your work wow!!

FANTASTIC!!
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:iconjessieraye:
JessieRaye Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2008
Very lovely job! It's so intricate!
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:icondrushn:
drushn Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2008
fantastic ,cool,beautifull
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:iconnoradne:
Noradne Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2008
This one is incredible! Don't know what else to say ;)
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:iconpaigeloe:
PaigeLoe Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2008  Student General Artist
Why does the good one have to be blond eh? Haha, w/e. Its really Amazing. I love the complexity of the hair. Very shiny and twisty which I love. I enjoy the concept too.
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:iconxmorwainx:
XMorwainX Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008
This is amazing....it reminds of me and my sister....
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:iconvariable-edge:
Variable-Edge Featured By Owner May 28, 2008   General Artist
The clean lines and soft colors are very nice here. In addition to the light/dark theme, the use of precise, deliberate character lines also contrasts the soft nature of the colors and background.
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:iconkupotwo:
kupotwo Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2008
they remind me of the angels in the anime Ah! my goddess~~
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:iconpwrofthought:
pwrofthought Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2008
You have a very beautiful gallery.
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:iconstory:
story Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2008  Professional Photographer
What a wonderful depiction of balance. :)
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:iconpixlkid:
pixlkid Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2008
Love this!
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