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The Dream by LuxDani The Dream by LuxDani
Have you ever had a character or creature come to you in a dream?
Sounds rather mystical and fantasy but this little guy was in my dream last night.

A red [blue] jay, in the dream he was mine. A random weird bird that suddenly became mine. Flew towards me out of nowhere and clung to my shirt, burying its little face under my chin, rubbing its face like an affectionate cat.
Weird.

But I couldn't get him out of my head all day. So he is now mine.
I have a hard time keeping more fantasy-based characters, but something like this feels a lot closer to my soul. Like my elk with candles on his antlers. Dreamcatcher a little..but she's fading fast.

This was a very quick sketch, entire thing took maybe 30 minutes? I love sketches like this. Quick sketch with a light blue pencil, inked with India Ink, then a colour wash with watercolours. <3

He needs a name. In the dream it was something that started with a K, within the 6-9 letter range, had a Z in the middle there somewhere, and perhaps an N.
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Sumatrae Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
what about Kenzin?
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Rowanfur Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm in love with this creature!!!
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LuxDani Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome! =D
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jbrenthill Jul 31, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Incredible!
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Nomnomnom27 Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Pen then watercolor? I have a book on that. But it's so haaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaard!!! But so rewarding if done right....just like this!
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LuxDani Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hah it can be challenging, but you learn during challenges! Plus its fun
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Nomnomnom27 Jul 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It totally is.
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Scorchyz Feb 5, 2012  Student Digital Artist
This is beautiful
The red is so vibrant <3
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LuxDani Feb 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Mmm thankyou, I do love that colour. :heart:
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:iconfabiovermelho:
Stunning drawing! You used a such beautiful red!
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