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Tricksy Ambush by tkpants Tricksy Ambush by tkpants
Wheeeee, third-- wait, SECOND place?! Holy crap!

Thanks to devART, Wacom and all of you guys. :dance:

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My favourite thing about working with a tablet and PS is the opportunity for fusion between traditional and digital media, especially when the end result doesn't appear to contain digital elements at first look.

This could be one of those "good and evil are subjective" statements, but...mostly, I just wanted to draw some naughty unicorns. Actually, this piece was so much fun that I went a little mad with inspiration and stayed up all night to finish it, even though the deadline isn't until Tuesday. Even if I don't end up winning anything, I had a blast doing this, so it was worth it. Thanks for giving me a reason to create it!

(I had the WoW soundtracks playing the whole time, too. Maybe that's why I'm so excited, haha...)

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Here's a detail of the dragon dude!

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edit, 30 may:
Whoa, thanks, guys!! I'm kind of flailing over here, gee whiz. (note: tremendous understatement)

Just to clarify, in case anyone is still wondering – this was done primarily with traditional media, good and messy, just the way I like it! It's got watercolour, gouache, ink, some pencils and I can't remember what else, and then the digital stuff was added on top.
Now you know! And knowing is half the battle...
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phoenixHO3 Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014
Hilarious!
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Cloud9hoodie Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Student Digital Artist
This is awesome!
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JPRisFinal Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the playful element on this. Amazing work!
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wolf--eyes Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013
Cute! And congrats!
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CrystalGreene Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
love it. grats.
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CrystalGreene Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I've decided I'm entering every contest I see now. :) two down! waiting to hear back. cross fingers :)
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AveNDarknesS Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahh this is great :D
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UngaKhan Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey Kudos to you! My favorite of the top 3. Guess you've got a new fan...
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bagasuit091 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this! The colors, the designs of the creatures!
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ButterflyFish Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2012
Awesome concept :love:
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