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Down in the Deep Blue by SkittyStrawberries Down in the Deep Blue by SkittyStrawberries
This took a whole week
One of my suggestions asdfghj
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Critique by Melissas-randomness Jan 30, 2013, 12:24:31 AM
Hi there, Rea~!
This is my first time critiquing you, and I may be a bit blunt, but please don't let that take away that I think this is fabulous.

Let's get started~!

First off, anatomy. Although Vaporeon is a fictional character, the head looks too far stretched up to me, and it looks really stiff and painful. Try putting it down a little? The chest looks a little thick compared to the belly, but that may just be perspective. The face is also a little off-center to me. Otherwise, I thing the anatomy is fantastic.

Next, coloring. I'm very impressed with the background! I would have seen a little more contrast and a bit more texture, but I love the overall, hand painted feel of it. The shading with Vaporeon, though, I have a bit of a bone to pick. The shading seems overall really light for being under the sea, as well as there's hardly any contrast between light and dark. I can hardly tell where the shadows are, and it just looks too bright. I do love how you've shaded the spikes though, but you didn't make any shadows in between them and that kind of puts me off. I would have loved to see more details in the eyes as well c:

The bubbles were nicely done. They look fantastic. The only thing i have to say is maybe add some smaller ones in there as well, but that's just a small nitpick.

Vaporeon looks accurate, and this overall is a very cute piece. With a little more detail and some darker shadows, it could be fantastic~!

Thank you for your time, and please continue drawing!
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Oh, how i do love critisizing you!
Hehehe im joking. I just love looking at your amazing art. Firstly, the anatomy is a little off. It looks like he's just sort of faceplanted the water and is now floating down. A little more arm movement gives the inmpression that he would be trying. The bubbles are amazing. Texture would be good too. If you imagine him sleek, you could give a little more sheen to the body. If he is more furry, than the fur should be resisting the water flow, and floating around.
I hope you enjoy this, and use it well.
Keep drawing!
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KoolKitty100 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
I love Vaporeon! I have her as a plush...that reminds me, how many Pokèmon plushies do you have in that bag of yours?
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DreamyKittyMC Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is absolutely beautiful.
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Frozencat56948 Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Student General Artist
I like it but the eyes could be better
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lightdanger Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is so sweet
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Yami-Pokegirl Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Uh, this is a sweet work~
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Marcycat123 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Can you make Espeon sometime?:3 She is my fave pokemon:3
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moonheartstar123 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
nice
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KirbyKirbyKirby1992 Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Kawaii Vaporeon~

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SparksOfTheStars Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013  Student General Artist
Ooh, nice work! You did a really amazing job with the detail on the bubbles. c:
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Azorium Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
A Week. Dude this would have taken me years XD
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