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Ignorance by aiki-ame Ignorance by aiki-ame
"Innocence is white, white is empty, empty without knowledge is ignorance, ignorance is...dangerous."

Just something i wrote back a couple years ago.

Experimenting new style...i was kinda trying to practice realism again, but turned out drawing this...OTL This is more of a color/shade study than anatomy. aha I wanted to keep it free, so the energy of the brush stroke is preserved.

Something about that canvas size is a little awkward...lol

yay~ I updated my icon using this pic, hope everyone still recognise me. lol
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Ignorance by *aiki-ame ( Suggested by Birdynum-num and Featured by rydi1689 )
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I see that you don't get much critiques on your drawings as you request so I'll try to help (though your art is always flawless. /sobsmyartsuckscomparedtoyours)

Okay, to begin, I have to say this is very beautiful. I love that it's line less and it gives a abstract feeling. I love how you made a few feathers showing in the abstract part of this artwork and the flowers coming out of it makes it feel like, idk how to explain this but a secret garden. /shot

It's like she's holding a secret; the way she looks so innocent but then has black vines coming out of her back gives a great story. The pose you made her in goes well with everything! I love everything about this but (not to be mean but in my opinion) I'm unsure of which way her eye is directed. I'm not saying it's bad or anything, it's just that it makes her look sort of blind. omg sorry I'm horrible at this :iconsoemotionalplz:

I think it's just me though. I'm sorry for my weird thing with the eyes or something idk. .____. Sorry though but everything is really beautiful and it gives a mysterious feeling.
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The contrast between the front of her and the back is slight but noteworthy i like how the gray in front is lighter exploiting her innocence and ignorance. Perhaps a little bit darker than the gray used for the back to go with the black? It's very striking the contrast of the white dress with the blackness of the foils of her ignorance but i love the touch of black on her sleeves. Her eyes though blind i think add a touch of how being ignorant makes her head blind. Very well done thank you very much for your art.
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Silverwolf51 Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Such a gorgeous picture! Naivety and innocence can be a dangerous weapon indeed...
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lucy4107 Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She's gorgeous. Good art, I love it!
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Mikstyx Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Kewl
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CrazyOrangeLink Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Student Artisan Crafter
This is perfect, i'd pay you to be my art teacher :U Re uploading 6 
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pook1997 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Student Artist
Beautiful
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Tsukiko-mei Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2013
Gorgeous! And that innocence line is inspiring as well > u <
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starbrightluster Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Some stupid youtube user stole this picture and claimed to have drawn it!! Its so obvious that person didn't though!!
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aiki-ame Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Student Digital Artist
hahah yes yes...i've already commented on that video...=w= but she's so ignorant of the copyright issue i won't even bother wasting my time on her...=.=;; (she sound pretty young too.)
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starbrightluster Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I see no wonder she can't even spell correctly... but theres a big argument on the comments section for the video though--> it looks like you have a fan :)
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aiki-ame Featured By Owner May 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
hahaha i just checked again...the argument seem to have leveled up.. O_o;; i don't even understand who's on my side anymore. LOL but it was funny to read. =w=;
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