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Strong Boy by joulester Strong Boy by joulester
One of the biggest and burliest freelance cargo haulers ever to ply the interplanetary shipping lanes, the CCV Strong Boy always brings smiles to the faces of air traffic control crews and dock workers whenever they see her name, in any port.
Her captain and owner, a big, burly single mother of 11 children christened the ship as such in honor of her disabled eldest son.

A painting that lasted over 3 weeks in between my freelance and part-time work, to keep myself in shape after looking at many, many inspiring works here on dA. Still trying to get over my fear of doing details. I didn't know where I was going with this, and I'm not sure if I fully like the outcome, but I was at a lost and didn't want to prolong this painting any longer. Any tips in bettering my techniques are much appreciated.

Very much inspired by the color and lighting from the opening of the movie Bladerunner for this piece.

*Thank you for the DD! =D Thank you everyone for perusing! It's quite an honour!
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Given 2012-09-23
Strong Boy by ~joulester has a lovely combination of styles, with a superbly rendered background, contrasted with highly stylized and iconic characters in the foreground making a lovely counterpoint and framing element ( Suggested by MrAverage and Featured by KovoWolf )
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Taranis69 Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I like this, details and characters, its grown on me each time I see it
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joulester Featured By Owner May 28, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much, sir :aww:

The details was very fun to do. Not only were they fun to do, but relaxing, too! I had a bit of trouble with the characters, though. I have lots more to improve on painting clothes, facial contours, eyes. But I'm very glad you like them!

Thanks again for your time in visiting my gallery! :nod:
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Taranis69 Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Delighted,,,,, your ship design was what grabbed my attention first....... then each aspect of it. :)
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Minkymy Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
Absolutely PRECIOUS is that backstory.
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joulester Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Professional General Artist
thanks :aww:
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Minkymy Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012
You're quite welcome~
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Encrypt Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012
kinda reminds of Chris Foss in away...
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joulester Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Professional General Artist
And you're right, it's one of my earliest influences :aww:
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canitotoon Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2012  Student General Artist
Great! :)
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joulester Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2012  Professional General Artist
thanks! =)
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