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September 18, 2013
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Just Peachy by JohnSu Just Peachy by JohnSu
Alright, so I haven't drawn in a while and I was starting to feel like "You know what? I want to draw," so I drew. It didn't help that I didn't know what to draw either, but that's not a good reason to not draw, right?

I had been playing some Koumajou Densetsu that weekend and was really impressed by the artwork in there and thought to try emulating the style as an exercise. I think I got about 40% of the way there before I discovered I didn't know what I was doing and how to make that final 60%. I guess that's why some people ask for art tutorials? Up until now it had always seemed a little silly to me to ask "how do you draw ___?" You see it, and then you draw it - done! Right? It's a method that works well enough for anime and manga, but man, a lot of these CG techniques are not as intuitive.

Anyhow, here's some Princess Peach, in case you couldn't figure out who she was. I decided to take some artistic liberties and try making her look a little more refined and a little a moron? She has this permanent "oh!" face in some pictures that doesn't make her look too bright. Well, regardless of how rudely I describe a lady, it was a fun piece that took roughly 4 days to complete, and I got some good lighting practice on this. It's not my usual style, but it's fun to stand up and stretch every once in a while.


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Project-Rym Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2014  New member Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sometimes I wonder why DO they make their characters have odd and stupid expressions of themselves... At-least now I can see her being a princess, rather than Beverly Hills next Homecoming Queen. Well done X3. 
beeto45 Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014
where did you barrow this dress dissign?
JohnSu Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Professional Digital Artist
frum maya majination
beeto45 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
well, itsa nice a dreess.
MakotoSei Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014
She definitely look's far "stronger" than the original. This will make her equal with Samus :D
minxiejinxielynxie Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Completely wonderful! :D
chibimoon Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014
I agree, she is frequently given faces that make her look so dumb. Its awesomely refreshing to see her look smart. I love the peach on the her wrap thing too!Clap 
Sharkberry Featured By Owner May 10, 2014  Student Filmographer
absolutely gorgeous!
WishElf Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Pinkster7 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous! Absolutely gorgeous!
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