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Fantasy Earrings by liiga Fantasy Earrings by liiga
I should be doing many other things right now, but every once in a while there's a time where you're too tired to be coherent, but somewhere in the back of your mind there's this nagging feeling that you should draw something anyways. I decided that this time it'd be the perfect opportunity to do something simple, enjoyable and shiny - and potentially practical, in case I run out of design ideas for portraits etc. Also it's sometimes nice to jot down ideas before they fly away. </rambling>

Anyhow, hope you enjoy them. They're not to be copied, redistributed, used as stock of some sort, cross-stitched, chewed upon or inhaled - just looked at. ;P Otherwise I'll go ebil, nyeh.

Tools: Corel Painter 9 for painting, Ulead Photoimpact 8 for putting it all on one page in a reasonable fashion, Wacom Intuos 3 and mousey 'cause UP sucks with tablets. The full thing is around 2700x2500 pixels.

P.S. I'm particularly proud of the ear. Don't ask.
P.P.S. Terribly sorry about resubmitting, but things went awfully wrong with the preview image. :shakefist: @ DA's editing options.
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:icondgtalw0nd3rland:
Dgtalw0nd3rland Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2010
Ohh how I love the last two !
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:icondeadalive123:
deadalive123 Featured By Owner May 26, 2010
beautiful...
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:iconcheyennedayumm:
CheyenneDayumm Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2010
Wow these are interesting. Too bad i dont have my ears piercedXD
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:icontricias:
TriciaS Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2009
Many thanks for the beautiful inspiring earrings!:iconwowplz:They ae so beautifully delicate....and such a lovely ear too:D
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:iconseverka:
Severka Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2009
Very soft and inspiring. Beautiful work!
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:iconuncertainevents:
uncertainevents Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2009  Student Traditional Artist
theses are so interesting and most are unlike anything else i've seen. the spider web and the woven ones are definately the most intriguing. The idea of having things dangling from the end of gauges is very unique too. The ear is very well done as well. :)
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:icontearsarine:
Tearsarine Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2009
These are stunning..I would buy them...you should have them made!!!!
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:iconfaythrose:
faythrose Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
I've featured you here: [link]
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:iconrockerchick08:
rockerchick08 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
WOW!!! Amazing beautiful work!! :love:
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:iconk0mal:
k0mal Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2009
that's freaking amazing
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:iconshiron-sue:
Shiron-Sue Featured By Owner May 25, 2009
These are awesome, when I first saw them, I thought it was one earring that changed magically, which would be wicked cool :) :+fav:
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:iconchemicalcoffee:
chemicalcoffee Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2009
omg i love them allllllll.
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:iconxcrescentx:
xCrescentx Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2009
This really makes me want to get more piercings! So how do I pay? Credit or cash?
[link]
I really wish I could get some of these! you should definitely be a jewelry designer!!
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:iconskyetrinity:
SkyeTrinity Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Amazing...I would have to echo all the wishes that these were real.
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:icondragondreamer93:
DragonDreamer93 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2009  Student Digital Artist
i think i like the spiderweb-ey one best!
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:iconamelierosen:
AmelieRosen Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2009
I was wondering if this earring on the last picture have a special name?
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:iconseverelylupine:
SeverelyLupine Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2009
Wow, those are all amazing! I wish they were real and I could buy them.
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:iconhandy-candy:
Handy-Candy Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2008
omg..
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:iconjess-dl:
jess-dl Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2008
Lovely.
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:iconcattereia:
Cattereia Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2008
Wow. These are really awesome earrings and the ear is well done as well. :)
You've done an awesome job on this.
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:iconamandalam:
AmandaLam Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2008   Interface Designer
Wow! I like the last two.
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:iconwinterdarkmoon:
WinterDarkmoon Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh wow! I'm so tempted to try and reproduce those myself..... if only I knew how to work metal. XD I should learn... (Seriously, if I do, could I!? o.O;; )
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:iconthewomaninred:
thewomaninred Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
soooo beautiful and delicate :aww:
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:iconecardina:
ecardina Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2008
They are so delicate.
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:iconmoixina:
Moixina Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2008
I love the 1st, is really awesome with the spider!! Good work
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:iconolgac:
OlgaC Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008
Well, lovely, but i'm not sure if that's the right category...
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:iconliiga:
liiga Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008
Thanks! I don't think it's the right one either, I had it under designs originally, but someone from DA staff moved it there. Beats me!
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:iconolgac:
OlgaC Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008
no prob ^^ Great designs :)
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:iconunique-rebellion:
unique-rebellion Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2008
dude, you have the most awesome designs!

take those to a maker and you could make some major moola! I know, I made jewelry and sold it in high school and I paid for my senior trip.

And that was just dinky stuff, with those designs, you could start a business!
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:iconkazerniel:
kazerniel Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
jut wow :o :drool:
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:iconkazerniel:
kazerniel Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*just
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:iconblackasday999:
blackasday999 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Very pretty
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AmyranthPhotography Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2008  Professional Photographer
Holy fawk. i thought i was looking at a picture! omg i love these. go nd make em for me! T.T

i luv this work. Fav :+fav:
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neko-kokoru Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2008  Professional General Artist
omg!!! they look so real!!! where can i get em?! lol XD i would seriously wear them though, holy crap. they isk BEAUTIFUL!!!!
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:iconchaaabi:
chaaabi Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
i soo love the first one.. and the 2nd to the last..
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:iconxxxcloverxxx:
XxXCloverXxX Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2008  Professional General Artist
wow....i want those! lol and wats funny is that i was completely convinced this was a photo! they look so real!!
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:icongeaenie:
Geaenie Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I would wear these. They look amazing.
Hugs!
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:iconchikitsu:
Chikitsu Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2008
The only thing is going to be putting them on, haha. I love them and I can see why you are proud of the ear.
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:iconxaizhoran:
Xaizhoran Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2008
lol get someone to make those, they're smexeh.
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:iconsarapsys:
Sarapsys Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow, these are lovely. I'm extremely impressed, but I have to admit I was disappointed when I realized it wasn't a photo...those are some really sweet jewelry designs!
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:iconwyndiam:
Wyndiam Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2008
wow, i thought they were real photographs!
gorgeous. i want earrings like that now.
expecially the spiderweb one!
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:iconsanghee:
Sanghee Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007  Professional Writer
You could make a fortune if you sold these designs. I know I'd go out and buy them, they look fantastic!
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:iconliiga:
liiga Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007
Likely. Got anyone who can produce them in mind? :P
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:iconsanghee:
Sanghee Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2007  Professional Writer
Ahm...the wife of a radio DJ I listen to, her name's Natasha, opened a jewelry-making website. [link] maybe you can email here from the homepage and ask there.
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:iconwitraz-syrena:
Witraz-Syrena Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2007
Wow, I want these earrings so badly now!!!

They look delicate and gorgeous!
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SimbaGirl Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I faved this earlier, but didn't have time to comment, so here I am now. :XD: Love these! They're some of the niftiest earrings I've ever seen--and I can't believe you painted them! :wow: They appear so real. I'd want to wear them if it the thought of getting that many additional holes didn't seem so painful. Cx
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MorganElfan Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2007
i want them all. wonderful work. they are very elegant.
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:iconallison712:
allison712 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Those are so awesome!!! Now I only need two more holes in each ear... :plotting:
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:iconvickysticky:
vickysticky Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2007
Those earings are beautiful. You did a really good job!
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:iconkejra:
kejra Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2007
aww great 0_0 i like the first and second *_*
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