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turquoise rogue by len-yan turquoise rogue by len-yan
this time i wanted a character with contrasting elements, so i mixed a lithe body frame and light outfit with powerful arms and a heavier weapon and leg armor (for the sake of those who insist on realism in designs, feel free to imagine the metal elements are made of graphene or something..).
this character can fight with exes, lighter daggers or claws alone.
big golden eyes and a long striped tail (helps with keeping balance) were inspired by lemurs.

this work is one of my diploma pieces. i have reached the minimum number of works but i am planning one more character to make it more even.

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this work on tumblr: [link]

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(c) `len-yan

photoshop cs5e

about 20 hours
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keithhove Feb 1, 2014   Digital Artist
Wow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Sea-Glass Jun 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
The boots are my favorite part of this picture!
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Selmarkai Jun 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
love everything but the shoes.......... unless she is ice skating or has magic feet, I see painful ankle twisting!
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Let me start by saying this is very nice and I am in no way as experienced as you but I do want to suggest one thing; there's kind of an optical illusion with the angle of the axe near her hand and the way that it's angled toward the ground. The top of the handle looks like it should be coming at you because of her hand positioning and certain parts of the axe head seem like they need to be angled differently to make it appear it's going farther back.
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len-yan Feb 26, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thank you for pointing that out - i can see what you're talking about and i will look out for similar mistakes in the future. this work has already been released in print though so i decided not to change anything anymore - it will have to remain as a lesson for the future. you live you learn. still, i am grateful for your input^^
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:iconhoofenpoof:
awesome! I'm glad you took that well. My friend is so analytical and harsh with my art but I still listen because he's right 99% of the time.
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I definitely thought her axe was part of her leg for a while... like some kind of giant robot leg.
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chambs Feb 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
incredible work
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suikaxusagi8 Feb 3, 2013  Student General Artist
Oh man, such magnifique's piece of art and wonderful wonderful character's as well.
Truly loving your style, designs and everything, just everything.
I could stare at this for hours and hours long, truly loving her.

If this was appear as one of the character that's not NPC, surely she would be the first one I would have chosen to play. I really love her.
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Queenstormwolf15 Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Love dat outfit
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