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Reading by Malla13 Reading by Malla13
Just a random thought I had. I think I was originally going to turn this into fanart for...something or other. I already forgot. x) Anyway, it's just a teenage girl reading. The cat was an afterthought, but it's SO CUTE. A very annoyed little fuzzball, that kitten is annoyed that the book the girl is reading is apparently more interesting than the ultimate furry cuteness sitting at her side.

I had a lot of trouble with the girl's nose, and I'm afraid that the cat looks almost too realistic next to the girl, who's in a more painterly style. But...I'm getting lazy. Laziness = I might ruin it. It's almost as bad to be lazy as it is to be obsessive about a piece. *shrug* The feet gave me some trouble, but I think I've figured out the lighting and shapes pretty well there. I was really really really pleased with her jeans and the belt...and then I had to go and cover it up with the cat. Heh, oh well. Cuuuuuuute kitty...

3 days or so, 7 layers, Painter IX.
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:iconrunawayspirit:
I'm soothed by this picture, I swear. Absolutely lovely composition :D
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:iconmalla13:
Thank you. I honestly haven't looked at this one in a long time. Thank you for giving me a reason to! :D
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TwiggyTeeluck May 10, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
:wave:
You've been featured in Reading <3
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:iconbattle4myra:
Me lufz ze kitty. ^^

very beautiful painting!
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ladyliver Sep 6, 2006  Student General Artist
You did the cat's expression really well, bravo. XD
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