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Sunset Fire by Saimain Sunset Fire by Saimain
This painting ate my life for nearly a week. I originally wanted to do a phoenix-fire theme, and Valance volunteered for the part, but it turned into a sunset along the way (which I like better). It gave me a chance to practice with water and backlighting, two things I've had endless trouble with in the past. The result came out surprisingly well, though Valance doesn't deserve the attention. *whaps him* I'm hoping this doesn't show up too dark for most monitors.
You can see the original pencil piece here: [link]

You can learn more about Valance and the "Not All Kings Wear Gold" storyline here: [link]

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:bulletred:SIGNED PRINTS AVAILABLE HERE: [link]

Valance is copyright © me
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ToffuMuffin Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2010  Student Writer
i love everything about phoenix's, and this piece is simply gorgeous
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Visii0nzZz Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2010
awesome!!!
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FireFox5392 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2010
awesome job
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Tip3119 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2010
wonderful..great work!
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Flames-on-a-Page Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2009  Student Writer
Wow, that's all I can say...

You have a real gift

:wow:
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LeilansDream Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2009
I love the colors! :)
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Phoenixknight1221 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2009
amazing, great detail on the feathers.
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black-cat16 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008
In colour it rox :thumbsup:
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cain11 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awersome!!
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Fangette Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2008
Very nice job on the highlighting, it looks great.
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