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Pencils by :iconsquirrelshaver:
Inks by :iconbdstevens:

A few weeks ago I asked Mike if he could spare me some of his pencils in high res to have a play with. This is one of them...

I then farmed the high res pencils out to some of my favourite inkers here on DA and asked them to give it a shot. I got inks from :iconfullname:, :icondrklegion:, :icondevgear: and these one's by :iconbdstevens: All were terrific and it made choosing which to colour rather difficult but Doug won out through the 'little' things that he did such as the backpack strap crosshatching, plus the overall sharpness and steadiness of the inking on the lines.

Here's a group shot of the various inks side by side to compare -->

Overal scheme is based on the original coloured version by :iconsanjun: I made her a blonde for the simple reason I'm tired of doing redheads seemingly all the the time and altered the lighting somewhat...Oh, and see the grass down at the bottom right? Behold! I have found a use for the default 'grass' brush in photoshop!

Local Perth (Australia) people might recognise some of the destinations on the freeway sign :P

cheers
Sean
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Ashkanie2 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014
Awesome!
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iiKawaiiKiwi Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
looks like GTA5
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Giszmoe02 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2013
Awesome! Im a sucker for a girl in ripped up jeans.
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EdwardX1 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2013
:retarded-drool: 
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destroy02 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2013  Student General Artist
OMG!!!!
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orabich Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
great work!

:gallery: [link]
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knytcrawlr Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
a new level of amazing dude, great work!
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Nicholas2004 Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2012
Lovely work!
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RCarter Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
Your coloring and developing the figure for the woman is good, nice soft transitions in skin tones. I also like the texture and treatment of the grassy road side and cut up jeans. The only real trouble I see with the coloring is the graffiti, oil container and purple in the backpack are all running high saturation and seem to be competing on the same plane and aren't separated by depth. The yellow graffiti and oil container particularly, look like they are using similar hues and are occupying the same space, where as the illustration is trying to convey the oil container in the foreground and the graffiti is part of the mid ground. Maybe a lower saturation of color for the graffiti would draw less attention to it then is necessary for the space between the by-pass and the car.

Either way, the car and woman and handled and colored very well.
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stormyinthenorth Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012
Yay! Go WA :)
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bryantsetht Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Love it
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BDStevens Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Nice, man. Looks like it worked out pretty well for you.
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EnzuDes1gn Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Professional Interface Designer
haha love the freeway sign :P

her jeans look great, nice mixture of colors and toning in there
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DeadCobra Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
Very nice
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kongvmax Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
she can work on my car anytime :D
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Irixian Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Professional Writer
Not sure how familiar you are with cars, but a header is a tubular exhaust manifold; basically a series of pipes that evacuate exhaust. "Blown" can refer to an engine being supercharged or broken, generally when the head gaskets "blow" or rupture. I only mention it because the title didn't make much sense to me. Excellent illustration though :)
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SeanE Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I doubt anyone is looking at the car all that much... :p
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:iconseane:
SeanE Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yah I know... But mike drew and named the picture....
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:iconkongvmax:
kongvmax Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012
but the header is the part comming off the motor that gets hot..lol
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ernesin149 Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
really nice coloring!!
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Juliano-Pereira Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice work!!
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