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I finally got my art site up. It's for the art that I don't upload here like oekakis, doodles, experimenting and other stuff.
home.earthlink.net/~liquidlqd/…

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Vivian James by CrystalClair
Vivian James
I spent two weeks working on this picture of Vivian James for Gamergate. I was watching a stream of MagicalSakura  and she said that she had a special technique where she'd use masking instead of clipping layers to color in subsections of the picture that had to be contained in a smaller area. She complained that people always asked her what her technique was and that whenever she told them, they'd always get stubborn and say that they liked their way better. I decided to give her technique a try, and I like it. 

To blend in everything, I used the watercolor tool at default settings though with the falloff set to hard so that things weren't blurry and muddy.

And with Gamergate, I've been following GG and learned a lot of how people can just refute every argument you throw at them with blanket retorts. I also learned how the media can distort things and mislead the general public.

More info on the Gamergate movement can be found at the official Gamer Gate wiki

Do not trust Wikipedia, they've proven already that they are too biased for a neutral article on the topic.

Picture is set to Mature Content warning because there are a lot of people out there who are offended by GG due to all the miss info.




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The Void in Dawn by CrystalClair
The Void in Dawn
This was really rushed but who cares, it's a comedy piece.

A while ago, someone on one of the Pokemon forums I used to go to said that they refused to believe that she actually had a body underneath her clothes and that it was just a black void.

I took that idea and tried to imagine what would be in that void. Butterfree? The GS Ball?
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Great find from YouTube! This video gives an insight to the modern-day anime-production process. Apparently they draw line art by hand, scan it in to PaintMan where they color it, and do backgrounds both digitally (Photoshop) and with paint. Line art is smoothed in Adobe After Effects using special smooth plugins.
Apparently After Effects is used a lot in the special effects dept.
Chigusa by CrystalClair
Chigusa
I don't often do Pokemon fanart in different styles. This style is influenced by Kingdom Hearts. I also tried dynamic lines. I say it's definitely a different look for me.

Still working on Vivian James...
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So I'm working on a picture of Vivian James... and it's turning out really good because I'm using that hentai game-style artwork with the excessive airbrushing, so hopefully I'll get some artistic recognition through gamer gate.

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CrystalClair
Amanda
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I just want to become the best artist I can be and to be recognized for it. I also want to teach others what I've learned. I love learning about how the world works. I enjoy both visual and musical arts.

Operating System: Windows 7, 8

Laptop: Lenovo G710 17"
Desktop: Intel i7, Geforce Gtx 650, 16gb ram, blue-switch Razer mech keyboard
Twitter: twitter.com/Crystal_Clair
Tumblr: crystal-clair.tumblr.com
Interests
I want to produce an anime.

Moreso an ova sort of like what they did with Pokemon BW2 where I take some crucial parts of my Night Troupe story and make them into legit anime. I used to think it was absurd to attempt something so hard but I saw this guy on Youtube by the name of Klfiretears and he managed to make some cool stuff, albeit it looked tedious. However the edge he didn't have that I do have is that I know how to use 3d animation software which could enable me to rotoscope an animated body.

Man I'm crazy.

Notice For Requests!!!

I decided that I just cannot take anymore requests right now. At first I was hesitant on not taking requests at all over allowing some requests but now I realize that it's either all or nothing at this point. However, when I do start accepting requests again, there will be a specific format I will require requesters to use so that it doesn't take me 3 messages to get the idea across.

Sorry for the inconvenience

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:iconlooneytunerian:
LooneyTunerIan Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Can you do more Pokemon Anime Tutorials? :)
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:iconcrystalclair:
CrystalClair Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'll see what I can whip together. I had some lesson plan ideas.
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:iconlooneytunerian:
LooneyTunerIan Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
That's good. :) I really miss your tutorials.

You should open up a group dedicated to helping people drawing Anime Characters from Pokemon. :)

I tried that once, but... then it was forgotten. :(
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Blue90 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014
blue90.deviantart.com/art/PKMN… and blue90.deviantart.com/art/PKMN… my own style of Pokemon characters.

What do you think?
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HollyLu Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know why I wasn't following you before! I've fav'd your Misty drawings so finally here I am! :D
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:iconlooneytunerian:
LooneyTunerIan Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Are you gonna do more Pokemon Anime Tutorials?
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powerkidzforever Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
hi there
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KrazyKari Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, may I please have a request? O: If so that would be great because I would totally LOVE one from you. :3 Thankies! :3 
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CrystalClair Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Depends on what it is.
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KrazyKari Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
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