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+Rosa Rubea+ by ellaine +Rosa Rubea+ by ellaine
For some odd reasons exams time is for me always the most productive artistically. So, between one exam and another, before I start working on the next tutorial, I figured out that something like DollHouse still exists and my own characters are slowly starting to feel offended by the lack of interest from their creator. I just wanted to doodle something quick, but you know how it works - once you start you can't stop till you have full coloured, finished picture.

This time not Iv, but Alex - working, starring at...things, thinking about something and stuff... Just whatever you want, there's no hidden message behind it.

Started with a pencil sketch, coloured in PainterX, texture added in PCS2, no reference used (just influenced by "House M.D." in case of shirts and ties - believe me, many times I just caught myself starring like hypnotised at Chase's shirt and tie instead of following the plot; call me a fashion freak;p).

EDIT: And again I'm in a mood for changes. I wanted it to look even more like an old painting (so the cigarette had to disappear). Hope you'll like this new version (:
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jesterbells Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012
I really like the way it looks like an old oil painting!
c-niska Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2010  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful! :D I love the colors and the cracked-fresco look. Lovely work :)
shezakiller Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2009
This is so lifelike and expressive! I feel like I can see him breathing, and blinking, and furrowing his brow in reflective concentration. XD The most striking aspect of your work is how the characters seem to have a soul shining within their eyes.
ellaine Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010
I'm sorry for such a late reply, but since you wrote such a beautiful thing about the characters, I draw/paint, I simply still had to say thank you:>
Lisadora Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
arcane-phoenix Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I just love Alex's eyes alone: they hold so much emotion. It's rare to see eyes drawn/painted so beautifully. ^^ And I still love the notes and papers in the background.
phantomcake Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2008  Student Writer
He reminds me slightly of Dorian Gray.

Beautiful artwork, as always!!
fedoragirl Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2008
that is so cool! :D and yes, it does look like an old painting.
ortan Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008
Ma klimat.

Twarz (najbardziej oczy) i szyja kojarzą się z Wierzbą Rossettiego. To zamierzone czy zbieg okoliczności? :D
ellaine Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2008
Czysty zbieg okoliczności, jeśli w ogóle można uznać, że istnieje jakieś podobieństwo:D
gee231205 Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I really like all the details you've put into thiswith the colours and the shading, really does feel like an olden day painting
dorydolly Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008
i really love it! did you have a model?!?!
ellaine Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008
No, I haven't:)
annemi Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2008
super efekt z tym "pękaniem farby" :P
viridianeye Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2008
I love the studious nature! I'm also very curious about the bubbling stuff.
Shirabelle Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
This is wonderful.
I love his Eyes :heart:
girlwhosangtheblues Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
If this man was real, I would marry him.
NymAulth Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2008
I really adore the organic, glowing colors in your work!
juri-senpai Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2008   Traditional Artist
My taste in men (in real life) is usually limited to fictional characters, so when I saw this piece, it was instantaneous admiration. Wonderful work.
AlfieeeLove Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2008
love itttt!
he's perfect, looks alot like my dream guy, haha
Mizamour Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2008
Absolutely beautiful! He reminds me of Henry Jekyll :D
mansongothic Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2008
I love the painterly look about this! :love:
cabepfir Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
The red flask really captures all the attention. It's magnetic.
Ellygator Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Great expression, and I love how the light through the red liquid puts a red glow on his fingers.
emperial Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It really has a nice old-time, antique feel to it. And I gotta say, love the shirt and tie!
Bebecca Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
Wonderful job!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Grisznak Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008
Fuj, palenie szkodzi! Co za przykład młodzieży dajesz!
Hidden to tu jest nie message, ale tło, które starannie wykonałaś (te rękopisy na ścianie), ale które widać dopiero na powiększeniu i uważnym przyjrzeniu się całości, boś upchnęła je w kąt.

Poza tym, fajnie się chłopak wpatruje się tym przyć;panym wzrokiem w fiolkę. Brakuje jeszcze komiksowego dymka i "WTF?" lub czegoś równie dobrze oddającego stan rzeczy i ducha.
ellaine Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008
Młodzieży to juz i tak nic nie pomoże;p

Tło w kąt upchnęłam? Ej, no, jest tam, gdzie powinno być, czyli w tle, skoro się tło nazywa;p

Powiadasz? Hmmm, może byc ja tam nie wiem, tym razem nie wnikałam w jego myśli:D
billehxgoat Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
fedoragirl Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
very very nice! :D

love the detail you put in everything from his sleeves to the curtains to the books under the erlenmeyer flask.
Midnightflower Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
I LOVE the new lightning.
It was wonderful before, but it's amazing how a little light and reflection can make a world of a difference! It looks even more awesome now! =D
willowdiamond Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing.

I like to think it's HP related haha.
ellaine Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008
Sorry, but it's not;p
willowdiamond Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know, haha.
turynn Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
I really had to laugh about the comment on Chase's wardrobe XD.

Lovely picture! I love all the green.
ellaine Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008
At least my weird habits make someone laugh, that's good:D


Btw, your House-art is hilarious (the X-Files pieces too, ha my two favourite series:)). Especially the one with Cameron and Chase made me laugh - I love them both, they were such fun during the second and third season:D. Damn, the urge to do the House meme is rising;p
marymc Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
If all the men in Dollhouse land look like this, then I'm moving there.

*packs bags*
Andromeda-Mirtle Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Hobbyist Writer
Faktycznie, na pierwszy rzut oka wydało mi się, że to Chase, ale potem zaczęłam się zastanawiać, czy to nie Alexander z DollHouse. Potem przeczytałam Artist's Comment.

Aha i zgadzam się, że w czasie sesji ma się najwięcej interesujących pomysłów :)
FinalxWords Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Student
beautiful :D
and big whoot for House, MD! Lol, I'm totally obsessed, but not with Chase, it's Hugh Laurie and Sela Ward :p
FinalxWords Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008  Student
I am obssesed so much I bought season 3 today... I've seen 7 episodes today... in a row.. without peebreaks... :3
ellaine Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
Thank you:)

Well, Hugh Laurie is absolutely brilliant! It's actually Laurie and House what made me addicted to the series, but I also developed a weakness for Chase (and his outfits;p). Maybe because the first House episode I ever saw was "The Mistake". It's weird, but I always have this weakness for a character, that's not the main hero of the story, no matters how awesome the main hero is;p. And I loved Sela Ward, I hope she will come back in the next seasons.
Dark-Elfka Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
szkoda że on pali noo ;)
a w tej jego chemicznej fiolce kryje sie magia.
piekna paleta barw, takie spokojne, nostalgiczne. Bardzo lubie charakter twoich prac
ellaine Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
Haha!. Sama najchetniej wysłałabym wszystkich palaczy na Księżyc, ale postacie fikcyjne, to postacie fikcyjne i muszą mieć jakieś wady tudzież nałogi, żeby było ciekawiej;p

Dziękuję pięknie za miłe słowo:)
mothfly Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
urocze te czerwone światełka :love:

ja też jakoś tak mam, że przy egzaminach mam wenę do robienia wszystkiego, co nie wiąże się z nauką ;p
Toxyna Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Światło i atmosfera uzyskana dzięki niemu powala. Świetne :)
ElgntDrgn Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008
Beautiful! I love it!
Though is it me or is his left arm too long...hmm
Arkador Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
Nice, your pictures are always great, it doesn't matter what you paint them doing :)
ErilisVampyre Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008
*nods* Very nicely done.
storm610 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008  Student Traditional Artist
I totally agree with your exam time productivity. It seems for me what whenever I should be studying, I get tons of ideas, and with those ideas comes the insatiable urge to act upon them. And then you have to decide whether to study, or make something awesome.
....creativity often wins out...

glad to know I'm not alone :)

beautiful art!
arcane-phoenix Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love the detail in the papers in the background; they flesh out the picture so well. ^^ I've never seen House, but I find myself liking that shirt, too. XD
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