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Medusa by dewmanna Medusa by dewmanna
Was working on this over this week. I felt demoralised sometime during the process because it just looked like a mess but I think I managed to salvage it somehow. I've been hoping to paint her for sometime now. Let me know your thoughts!

WIP: [link]

[Edit] thank you for the feedback guys! I refined the scales and added more depth to the background. hope it looks better.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.0
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Beautiful composition. The dark, cool colors really reflect "the snake." The warm part of the background really helps emphasize the hair snakes and does a great job drawing the eye to them. Overall it gives off a dark, menacing energy, which is perfect given the subject. Great attention to detail. Lovely use of colors in her scales with the blues and greens. I love all the snakes eyes and her expression as well. This makes for a great print! The elbow does seem a bit weird but it doesn't pose a threat to the piece as a whole. GREAT JOB!
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PCamenzind Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014   Writer
Love this!
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dewmanna Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014   Digital Artist
thanks :)
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offermoord Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
Fantastic work!
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ShadowsHeir500 Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014
A very eerily beautiful gorgon. =)
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dewmanna Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Stolvezen Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Good !
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dewmanna Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014   Digital Artist
thanks!
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SocQA Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013
Very nice interpretation of Medusa. She looks beautiful, yet her expression says that she's plotting something. Very nice :nod:
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dewmanna Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013   Digital Artist
thanks for the kind words :)
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SocQA Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013
Sure, but it's the truth ;)
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