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This is for :iconcritique-it:'s Re-Envision It event. Here is the initial version of the piece: [link] I didn't feel like doing the exact same thing over again so I composed it differently. Partially inspired by Peter Pan, partially by Treasure Planet - Was listening to I'm Still Here by John Rzeznik while I was doing this. The advice I incorporated was from :iconnycterent: who pointed out that:
"- The ship - I'd really love to have it stand out more. I really have to try hard to see it. while it is dark, perhaps the moonlight would light up the ship some, and the aurora as well. Plus, at night, the ship may well be lit up with lamps. And if it's some kind of spectral ship, well then, it could have a ghostly glow to it too. It just seems such a shame to have such a beautiful ship and hide it in the darkness.

- Speaking of the sky, I'd also be tempted to take a look at the stars. I'm thinking that a darker sky (black, inter-spaced with some bright, distinct stars) would really add some effective contrast, framing both the moon and the aurora. Right now, the sky almost seems noisy and for a moment, I had trouble distinguishing it from the green cliff on the right."

I am still up for constructive criticism though. Admittingly, this was a bit rushed and I suppose if I took the time I would have cut out object better and focused on the painting and the lighting. How do you guys like the lighting anyway? I'm hoping for anyone to give me tips on digital painting and making the textures show through - notice here how they are soft and blurry? Here are the painted parts on their own[link] That and any other thoughts would be greatly appreciated

Stock Used:

Reflection Tutorial:iconlady-tima: [link]
Aurora borealis Tutorial:icondarcyfaire: [link]
Moon Tutorial: :iconsd-dreamcrystal: [link]

Peter Pan: :iconmanverustock: [link]
Hook: :iconmjranum-stock: [link]
Ship: :icontwo-ladies-stocks: [link]
Lamps: :iconpiratequeen-stock: [link]

Cloud brushes: :iconphysicalmagic: [link]
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tsahel Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great !
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
theheek Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
nicely done I love peter pan
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for commenting!
theheek Featured By Owner May 6, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
oh u are very welcome thank u for commenting as well I really appreciate it Hug 
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner May 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No worries I love it when people comment too.
PyroPrincess00 Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2010
Oh I love this and the lighting is well done on the sails. :) I would like to see you try another digital piece.
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! Maybe I will... :D
K47454k1 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010  Professional Writer
I love it! I was about to complain about the diagonal bars on it... but then I realized that was the sun shining in through my blinds! XD
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah ha ha! lol.
basilisk113 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2010
this is amazing!
CharmyRaven Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Awe, thanks for thinking so hun!
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