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Kusuriuri by ShadowFirez Kusuriuri by ShadowFirez
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If anybody would like me to turn my original artworks into prints, please let me know by comment or e-mail ( and provide the title of the artwork.

Please go to my art site, LightWater [link] to view more art works of mine as well as some downloadable goodies.

I'm not really assuming that people will really use my art, but just in case. ;)

1. You must link back! It would be great if you link back on the page the art is used, but a credit page would do. =)
2. Do not submit them to any site unless you can personally display a credit link with the art work!
3. You are allowed to make them into graphics (cropping, changing colours, etc) and put them on your site for other people to use as long as you give credit.
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Basically I just ask for you to give credit if you use them. Don't submit them to sites (especially galleries).... I've seen a lot of nasty forum threads dubbing "Bad fanart" and crap. =_= Don't do that, please.

Anyway, here are my comments from 2013!

Omgggggggg I am finally done this picture! Finished it around 2 am this morning. I wanted this to be my last 2012 picture but failed miserably LOL. I put this on and off a lot.. first because of my trip to Vegas, then laziness, then school. >_>"

I rewatched the whole Mononoke series and that's what led me to create this fanart. I aimed for a more realistic look but just ended up semi-realism. I am so awesome. *eye roll* Really tried my best to mesh the character with the background with lighting.. still need more practice but this is an improvement compared to my previous works.

O GOD, I HAD SO MUCH FUN SPENDING HOURS AND HOURS ON THE CLOTHING PATTERNS, ACCESSORIES, AND MAKEUP I DON'T EVEN KNOW HOW TO EXPRESS MY JOY WITH WORDS. OH YEAH, THE KIMONO WAS A BLAST TOO. ONLY DID HIS RIGHT SLEEVE LIKE FIVE TIMES. Mmm yeah no, I hated it. I'm always too anal when it comes to precision so I spend a lot of unnecessary hours and end up with a really rigid result. I cheaped out on the weird looking rope thing around his obi. I already made the pattern but got too lazy with detailing the grooves so yeah. I actually attempted to tie a rope myself for accurate reference because it looked so fucking weird in the anime. Speaking of accuracy, the color of his red and green robes tend to alternate in different scenes.. major WTF. I have no clue if the green is supposed to under the red or vice versa.

So here's Mr. Medicine Seller. He's kinda hot in a weird pale man with makeup wearing a kimono drawn in a strange anime style type of way. Yeah. Super sexy.

Anyway, I guess this'll be my first 2013 piece since I failed my initial goal. At least I managed to finish this before my 19th birthday, which was my second goal. 8D

Character ęToei Animation
Art ęShadowFire
Started: 12/12/01
Finished: 13/02/1
Time - 100 hours
Ref Used: scenes from Ayakashi & Mononoke, pose, Ruby Rose, Leonardo Dicaprio
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this is very beautiful :heart: i really like how you did the kimono and his hand, and above all, the colors. it looks so dreamy ^_^
ShadowFirez Apr 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm glad you like it. Thank you very much for taking the time to comment and let me know which parts you like! :hug:
E1L0n3wy Feb 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:giggle: :iconpointrightplz: "He's kinda hot in a weird pale man with makeup wearing a kimono drawn in a strange anime style type of way."

X'D heheheh I agree with that description... hhahaha...

^^; the rope thingy is confusing!

>w< I had to figure it out for my cosplay though [link] ... ^^ it actually wasn't that weird... just a regular-ish bow flipped over 8D
ShadowFirez Feb 14, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOOOL. I'm embarassed someone actually saw that. My head was somewhere else when I wrote that (probably up my ass)

Oooooooooooooooooh wow, your cosplay looks great! I wish I saw how you did your bow when I was drawing the pic, heheh.

Thanks for commenting. :D
Miam-Pepin Feb 10, 2013  Student Digital Artist
nice !
ShadowFirez Feb 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks so much. :D
Miam-Pepin Feb 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
you're welcome
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