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Guilin Memories by Paul-Shanghai Guilin Memories by Paul-Shanghai
From what I understand about the reference is that the photo was actually taken in Losarang, Indonesia. However it reminded me so much of the Cormorant fisherman in Guilin, China - I added the background to make it look more Chinese that Indonesian (as I also live in China it felt more fitting :)

The largest and most time consuming piece I have ever undertaken; 65cm X 50cm on my newly found A0 Smooth'ish paper - thats a lot of paper to cover in pencil - which is why it probably took 40 hours to complete using mainly HB,2B and 8B pencils, sharpened eraser and blending stumps.


The reference used for this piece was by a great photographer Yoga Pratame, you can see more of his work and about him here [link]
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Hamodey1 Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014
What the fuck is this
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All-in-cash-Khan Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student General Artist
This is what you call 'skilled work '.
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very kind of you - thank you :)
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All-in-cash-Khan Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Student General Artist
Your welcome ^^
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EDaGamex Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Student Artist
www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLzJex… Your picture was in this video. xD

But this is probably one of the best things I've seen! Very well done!
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks - I thought the video was funny and quote true in parts (although I would not say it too loud, those MLP lovers can be bitches :lol:)
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lunskun Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
great !

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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Cheers :D
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ianwh Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
brilliant work very talented I will check out Yoga Pratame
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Paul-Shanghai Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
He is a great photographer - check out his work, very impressive :)
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