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The Elements by french-teapot The Elements by french-teapot
IT'S FINALLY FINISHED!!!!! This was the longest project I've EVER set myself to do. But it's finally done!! :D WHOOOOO!!

These are the four Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water in that order. Any comments are extremely welcome! The good and the bad. I need to learn any mistakes I've made and also I just want to know your opinions on it! :D

EDIT 11-July-2011: Okay, I'm STILL getting comments and favourites on this, for which I'm very grateful. But please PLEASE check the date I did this before you offer criticism. This is YEARS old. I'm pretty sure I've improved since then.

Also, please no-one mention the lack of eyes anymore. I didn't draw them because at the time I thought it would look cool. That's all.
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I think that while your art clearly has some thought put into it, there could have been some more shape to the people slash creatures. However, I really like how you overlapped the pictures a bit and put your own style into it. I think that you really made it obvious what you were doing, though, so that is a good sign. I also really like how you drew the fire in Fire's hands. It looks exactly right, and makes me believe that she actually does have fire in her hands. You achieved a sense of realism, while still keeping a sense of myth. Good job! :)
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pigtaildragongirl Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013
I really like this, its one of my favorite "Elements" out there. YOU HAVE MY APROVEL! *Stamps computer screen*
french-teapot Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
Wow seriously? Hahaha that thing is like a million years old, I can't believe people still like it. But it's nice to know! Thanks! :XD:
pigtaildragongirl Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2013
No problem!
Taliarya Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
Really well done!!
I'm doing just now draws of four elements.
And I want to do a final collage.
Your draw inspires me! Thank you for your great work!

Sorry for my bad english! :S
french-teapot Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2012
Oh, thanks! :D
Daughter-of-the-Snow Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
For earth, I think you should have off centered which way light would have hit the clothing. The shading would then be a little easier, plus perception of the drawings' depth would be better understood.
french-teapot Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012
Oh I did that like, six years ago. :XD: I'd hope I was a little better by now.

Thanks for the constructive criticism though!
Daughter-of-the-Snow Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I bet you've improved a lot in six years! As long as you're drawing you're improving, right?
french-teapot Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
Absolutely. :D
ezzmemai Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2011
a really cool picture!! i love the water one!!! ;)
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