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Deep in the Forest by lordzasz Deep in the Forest by lordzasz
"Deep in the forest there lived a skunk named Fluffy. Each morning he looked for a friend, but no one wanted to be friends with a skunk."

It's Fluffy! This is another concept illustration for my story, trying out a more traditional style. ^^

Critiques and comments greatly appreciated! :wave:
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Critique by 123qaz123 Apr 25, 2009, 10:48:41 AM
Ah, this is a very touching pic. That is good. Emotional pics work well on people. And cute, sad animals automatically get our sympathy. Walt Disney said that there must be tear for every laugh. A good story needs some sad moments. Yet this pic is very colorful so it doesn't make anyone feel too sad just a bit. :nod:

Balance is a thing many sad pics need. Sadness without hope isn't good. You have it in this pic.

This character of yours is a well drawn and really soft, fluffy and round one. Watchers feel a need to hug it and make it feel better. That sympathy is good. And that butterfly is a nice symbol of hope.

The background is nice and colorful yet not too complicated. It fills the space and guides the attention to Fluffy. That works.

Stories like this with cute yet lonely animal characters are really common do I even dare to say cliched but this seems to have what it takes to stand out in a group. :)

I wish you good luck with this project of yours. :glomp:
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Sabla64 Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awwww, poor fluffy. Ill be his friend :3
Acutie Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww, this is so adorable. I would like to see this story when or if it's ready. :3
jpthz Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012
I want to be his friend! :aww:
lordzasz Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
Thanks! I'm sure he would be yours too. :)
jpthz Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012
YAY! :la: :squee:
skunkskunky Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2012
*Picks up fluffy and gives them a hug* :hug: Hi there little friend! :heart: You're such a cutie! ^_^
lordzasz Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012  Professional General Artist
iRideOn Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
That's adorable...
I really like the colors. :)
lordzasz Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much! It was nice to create a color pallet.
iRideOn Featured By Owner May 10, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
You're very welcome. :D
All the colors go together wonderfully. :)
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