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Obsidian by xlopp Obsidian by xlopp

Enjoy this improvement of Obsidian, which probably will be the first of all my Gemstones. Old one is moved to scraps :)

· Fixed the anatomy of the arms.
· Defined the shape of the wings.
· Changed hue and saturation.
· Another minor adjustments.

Thank you all for your support as this one is your most loved deviation in my gallery!! 2000 views WHOA!!!


Now you have obsidian, the second gemstone from the series I'm working on. I pretended to give some dark atmosphere with quite surreal touches, like the strange inscriptions rounding her arms and the delicated obsidian mirror that hangs from her neck. The piercings on ear, lips and navel (notice it's a snake) were an ultimate addition.
And what about wings? Well, it's cool stuff haha

Hope you like it, and don´t forget to check out my gallery in the future for more of this drawings and to discover the other gemstones if you haven't done yet!! (links down here)

I'll be back soon. By the moment, thanks for watching!! As usual, feel free to comment whatever you want.

Enjoy summertime!! ;)

More Gemstones:
:bulletblue: Aquamarine [GO!]
:bulletgreen: Jade [GO!]
:bulletpink: Pink Quartz [GO!]
:bulletorange: Amber-Cornaline [GO!]
:bulletwhite: Opal [GO!]

◊ Tools
Photoshop CS + Bamboo A6 digital tablet
For textures and some tips of mine go there…

◊ Credits
©xlopp2010. Please do not use without permission. Make your own original art!
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mdaikusan Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is absolutely beautiful.
xlopp Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
cheers hun
jara29 Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
beatiful job!!
xlopp Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
many thanks!
Fernezco Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014
xlopp Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks a lot!Love 
Yasuki-Konno Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2013

Just amazing. :wow:


This concept helps bring out the best in field of wholesome surfaces & smooth flow both human physique and gemstone surface, with a warm sense of depth & gradation in colour. The near Carravagio-esque tenebrism ends up "swallowing" the black sections, it nonetheless helps the small details (such as the whites of her hair & symmetric exotic patterns on the gemstone pendant frame & the bandages around wrists) and warm skin-tone to stand out proudly, helps appreciate them as small touches of light within darkness. Definitely worth the time & remake! :star::heart::star:

xlopp Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow thanks so much for your comments! It's such a pleasure to read these kind of deep analisys to one's works, it made me notice things that I haven't even figured out, and on top they are very motivational too!! :) Thanks a lot!
Yasuki-Konno Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2013

No Problem at all, You're Very Welcome!

I'm amazed at the sheer atmosphere & amazing rendition of lithe body figure & warm colours. Keep it up! :star:

lambofdawn Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have looked everywhere for the artist of this piece. Now that I've found you, I'd like to just say that this is one of my favorite art pieces of all time. Thank you for putting the work into making it so gorgeous.
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