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Secret Of The Mother Nature II by pixiegal Secret Of The Mother Nature II by pixiegal
materials: water color + brush.

Let Nature be your teacher. —William Wordsworth

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better. —attributed to Albert Einstein

Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. —Genesis

Check these out (if you haven't seen them yet):
1. Farmyard [link]
2. Thirsty of Coconuts [link]
3. Secret Of The Mother Nature [link]
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The-Illustrator Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2006
This is very nice, I love watercolors. I like how you kept with a traditional watercolor style, which is always nice. I've tried watercolors, but I used them in a very thick and "acrylic paint" sort of way. I didn't do them justice. Keep it up!
armoniman13 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2005
this is absolutely amazing....
minime2210 Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2005  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Again very beautiful and realistic!!! I love the amount of detail you've put into this one it's amazing!!! :wow: :faint: :+fav:
mick-mick Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2002  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Very nice. :D (Big Grin)
This should be on DA Prints
3dho Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2002
-picks jaw up off the ground
i..i.. just.... wow... pixie my god!
lordmarcus Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2002   Writer
thats such a beautiful painting
al-b Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2002  Hobbyist Digital Artist
What a wonderful watercolor look to this deviation!
Very pretty indeed.
blind-rage Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2002
Excellent, very organic feeling composition.
raad Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2002
What can I say anymore? All of your work amazes me :) (Smile) I'll just keep commenting I guess...
3man Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2002
I just love asian style water-colour paintings (heh I allways thought that akwarel is allso used in english but as I see it's only a polish word :-P). Any of your scenery paintings looks just great. Oh I nearly forgot +fav of course.
serendipity2 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2002  Hobbyist Photographer
This is really gorgeous... very technically good. I like the choice of colors...they are earthy and cool. Great job on this.
-vengeance- Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2002
amazing talent you have.
beautiful watercolour pic!!
=D (Big Grin)
rohyphnol Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2002
well, after viewing this for 10 minutes.....i've become speechless. your eye for color blows me away....
worldsk814 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2002
good job li! very nice
jaxspider Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2002
1337ness...I love the way you used the paintbrush and the small strokes for the leaves and the long stokes for the rest...its just says masterpiece when I say it...:D (Big Grin)

*Spidey swings back into action* w00t!

oh yeah...Im sooo sorry I commented sooo late I was just a little to busy...sorry again...:D (Big Grin)
narang99 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2002
one of the best watercolours i've seen in a long time! very goos stuff!
peet Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2002  Professional Traditional Artist
Ahh, beautiful watercolour....a woman after my own heart. I'm jealous. I too use the medium, but I'm always reluctant to use them in this style - more diversely, and freely, probably as they were intended for. My style with watercolours is definately more conservative. I'm so impressed with the light washes you've given it, simply because they've turned out so effectively to create a striking atmosphere. Beautiful. An inspirational piece.
da16x Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2002  Hobbyist General Artist
- Really Good :) (Smile)
fanty Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2002
HEy. this is nice painted.

I would like to be at that place. :) (Smile)
bluedicius Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2002
tedikuma Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2002  Professional Digital Artist
Oooh.. That's so pretty.. And when you put it in thumbnail form.. It looks all.. cool!... I like it! =D (Big Grin)
dommend Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2002   Photographer
nice painting :) (Smile)
katerina Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2002
i always admired people doing duch great jobs in freehand.
i also draw some stuff but ... wow.. this one is amazing....!
Great colours and please don't you ever uncover the secret ... :) (Smile)
beto Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2002
oh my god this is great really, I would never have the ability to do something like this not even in a zilion year... :) (Smile) great
orchid-foofur Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2002
oi oi. @_@ you definitely posses a talent with watercolor. this is an awesome painting! everything looks so real, and the colors work beautifully together. wonderful job! Aww
tommel Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2002
ayyyyyyyyyyy - yyyyyyyyya - yyyyyyyyyyyyyyyya

i can feel the djungle!!!!

where is jane?

i'm tarzan, waiting for some adventures!

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>>> you - Li - are perfect - on EVERYTHING that you do!
KittiesGoShoot Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2002
Wow OMG that is simply amazing. You've got such talent that it amazes me Li ! The black border around this just gives it that added touch +favlove
klf Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2002
beautiful...the colors and compostion are perfect..wonderful!
narmio Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
hmm. its... its.... hmmmmm. well... its BEAUTYFULL !
but what else can you expect from someone as beautyfull as you.
you really are a talented girlie. the watercolors are hardest tool to make art with. atleast for me they are, so i cant understand how anyone can make something like that with them. just absolutely amazing.
(and you said the "losing all artistic faith on yourself" part was a lie, heh, silly girl.)
litbeavis Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Wow this Rocks , wish I has talent like this =D (Big Grin)
heyjupiter Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002

Gorgeous, gorgeous watercolor, sis. You've got an amazing talent :) (Smile) +Fav!
forsythia Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Looks great, pixie.

When I see your paintings, I see the difference between western and asian style watercolor paintings. Western style watercolors (especially norht America) are more detail oriented and they seem to concern about sculpting shapes with colors. Brushes are more regarded as a tool to accomplish this. For that reason, there are lots of thin brushes used.

When I was in Korea, I saw all the watercolors were just like yours. There are always lots of brush strokes and combined colors to IMPLY the shape. They don't worry about tedious details at all.

I learned how to paint in the US, so my style is more likely western style. :) (Smile)
When I took a first watercolor class, the teacher taught us how to smoothe the different colors with gradation tone. This is definetely not the thing that Korean art students learn about in their first watercolor class. They never teach those things. On the contrary, they encourage students to show bold brush strokes and teach how to harmonize them.

In this case, good brushes are more important than good paper, to make good brush strokes. So Korean art teachers don't like students use tiny skinny brushes. They always make students use big and thick brushes. You don't even need many, maybe just one big brush. :) (Smile)
And I believe, it's easier said than done. Nod

I am kind of refreshed while I was looking at your painting. I didn't realize Malaysia is closer to Korea than America.

:) (Smile)

cyan Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
i started to notice a pattern of your choice of colors and it fits perfectly for the sceneries you portray. again, i love the gradual change of colors and the white space that suggests the remote distance behind the scene. great job!! :) (Smile)
linkubus17eh Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
oh its so pretty..i never could get watercolours to work for me =p (Razz) anyway, it reminds me of this little log driver cartoon, 'the log drivers waltz pleases girls completely' Laughing ..i dont know sooo...the light in it looks perfect and trees look so real..nice job :D (Big Grin)
accident Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002  Hobbyist Photographer
holy shit. i dont know how you do it. this painting is wonderful!
centaura Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Beauty and delicious, as all your paints ;) (Wink)

Woa, your hand is very fast and clever! Thumbs Up
madlen Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
yeah definitley a great painting!:) (Smile)
you`ve represented really good the nature...the colours are great and the feeling that the painting gives is great ,too!:) (Smile)
dreamz13 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Exquisite drawing! I'm not very good at watercolors but this certainly looks good to me!
s2illusions Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
thats jus awsome.. you do some awsome work with water colors..
xcrap Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002  Professional Interface Designer
always doing beautifull things :o (Eek)
meredith Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
you never cease to amaze me! this is *wonderful*!! i love it! i dont even know what to say about it. perfect!! +fav
warfish Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002  Hobbyist General Artist
LI, just as always your watercolouring is amazing! Your skill is so high that you can give up painting - everyone already know what you can :) (Smile) THIS ONE MUST TAKE DD!
AJaber Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002  Professional Digital Artist
really nice work ,,,,,, make it bigger to hang it on the wall :) (Smile)
lord-zany Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Incredibly good, very well done. You've got skillz girl. ;-) (Wink) Hug 500th comment for me.... just thought id announce it
mecatronx Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is great work, you are a master w/ the brush :) (Smile)
zenaphex Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Wow, coooooool. Nice job! I love it.
fish69 Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
wow great job
mikkeh Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
aah! another great work from you! i love the colors you have in your art =P (Razz)
it's so beutifull.
lucky for me that i saw this pic now. i had forgot to pick you in my devwatch :O (Eek)

ha det bra.......
bunreal Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002   Photographer
love the colors and the scene =) (Smile)

its good to know that pictures can be made with a brush and not only with a pc

sometimes i think a painting caputeres a idea better then anything else
darkraiyy Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
very nice.... well captured
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