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This is Number 75 - Mirror, in my 100 themes challenge.

Wow, I don't actually know what I've just drawn :D It started off as a normal cat picture, referenced from a cat breed book (by the way, I absolutely adore Siamese cats!), then I added the reflection, then started playing around with the different colours and all of a sudden I decided to add some weird glowy gems everywhere.. I was gonna get rid of them, but I think they suit the image in some way.

It was supposed to be sort of a really quick drawing to be honest, just to get away from drawing horses for a while. Oh and Photoshop decided to mess up completely towards the end, which meant I sort of rushed it to get out of that buggy program!

Hope you like it ~ and let your imagination decide the meaning of this image :)

THE MAKING OF "Reflection"

    Tools: Photoshop CS2, Bamboo Tablet
    Time taken: 8 hours
    Layers: 28
    Original size: 1882x5974 px


You are not authorised to use this image without my written permission. It may not be used for blogs or sim games, reposted and claimed as your own, or altered in any way. Please respect my wishes.

    Artwork © Malin Träisk


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:icontigerflash:
Tigerflash Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Beautiful! The Siamese is my favorite cat breed.
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Jadreamervundreuna Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is utterly beautiful. Thank you.

In the mirror you see one's self, not just your image, but your heart and soul, and what you could possibly be.
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inuit333 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
this is very beautiful! i love it!
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :aww:
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Eelaz Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012
wwwooooww... !
I love this !!
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :)
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NameIsX Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2012
Sorry if you don't like comments like this, but can I use this picture for a school work? (:
If not, can I link to this page (in my schoolwork ;) )?

BTW, it's very nice! ;3
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Of course :)
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NameIsX Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012
Thanks!
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pixie313 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2012
Wow
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:love:
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pixie313 Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012
Your welcome! I'm really like your paint of animals. You are the best!
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NekoHime07 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:love:
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NekoHime07 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
x3
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Penis-Jam Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2012  Student General Artist
Siamese are sho pretty <3 I've taken a loving to their long-haired sister, the balinese. Even the name sounds as picturesque as the cats themselves.
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:iconkatdenox:
KatDeNox Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2011
I love this cat... I have it on Howrse x]
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Siamese cats have always been my favourites :giggle:
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KatDeNox Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2011
Yup! I love them x]
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EmyliaHawke Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the little galaxy hanging from the tails. Incredible skills you have!
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LozzLovesHorses Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow.
What a beautiful kitty :D
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! :D
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awesomenico Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2011
i have a half saimese, she's all black :D
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh wow, she must have been a real beauty!
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awesomenico Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011
yeah shes very loyal i posted a picture if you want to see her
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:iconnyrhai:
Nyrhai Featured By Owner May 26, 2011
She looks like my cat! her name is oshin :D

beautifull!
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner May 29, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! You are very lucky to own a cat like that :aww:
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LaNich Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2011
Gorgeous! Unique work! thank you!
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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ThingsThatDontMatter Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2011
Very lovely! The gems on the forehead look kind of like extra eyes, though. :hmm:
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :) Well, they've not meant to be :love:
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CavalliEdZoccoli Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010
Beautiful and very creative :heart:
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks :love:
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CavalliEdZoccoli Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2010
You're welcome! :hug:
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TorriaMuse Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2010
Love it!!!!
Wonderful work!
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm glad you enjoy it :hug:
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Amber-Illustrates Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I love all the little details that you've put in, especially the necklace around its tail, and the fact that the colours are different on both halves :) Great work!
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cerona Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks! I think adding all the smaller details is what I really enjoy in a painting :D I'm not the sort of person who can work for ages on the same things over and over or a big area which is all going to look the same, but I prefer adding little details that makes the whole painting more interesting :)
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Amber-Illustrates Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I see what you mean! I never get that far in a painting or drawing to put little details in, I always screw it up and start over. I don't have the patience! haha You're welcome!
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Chiara-Wolf Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2010
pretty! I can't stop looking at it :O I love Siamese cats might have to get one when I'm older ;)
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you :love: Siameses are one of my all-time favourite cats, I just love their elegant and proud appearance :heart:
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LadyTzatziki Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
this is really cute!
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Antheacornalynn Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Stunning work! I adore the way you draw, it's so realistic! I'm not a real cat-lover but after I've seen your pic.. I became quite interested in those funny creatures :giggle: and btw. I loooove that charm on his tail and the gems on his head! :love: And the reflection is nice done aswel.. :giggle: I can make a longer list about al the amazing things in this picture if you want :XD: but in one word: stunning :nod:
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cerona Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aww thank you :aww: Haha, I just love kitties so much that I couldn't resist drawing one :love: And Siameses are one of the most magical and elegant looking cats of all (I think at least) so he/she fit in quite well with all the gems and sparkles :giggle:
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Antheacornalynn Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes thats true, Siameses look so magical and mystic :nod: and they will be really nice pets too, sadly I can't have one.. but yeah.. We already have a dog, so we can't have both.. :(
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cerona Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I understand. My fiance doesn't like Siameses, so I guess I'll never have one either :(
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hypnocampus Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2009
Oh wow :D This is stunning :D
I have two siamese girls... they are so precious :D :heart:
Fantastic expression ^^
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:iconcerona:
cerona Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Haha thanks :hug: I just love Siamese and other Exotic cats, they have got such a special elegant look to them, but my fiancé doesn't like them, so I'll probably never have one :(
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hypnocampus Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2009
my dad didn't like them... they have a way of bending your will ;)
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