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Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby Dekkie » Oct 06, 2009 7:06 pm

http://img7.imageshack.us/img7/6231/97175073.jpg

So, this is my second wallpaper! I'm pretty pleased with the way it turned out, but I would LOVE any comments/constructive criticism you guys have to offer! The lyrics are by BarlowGirl and one of the textures is from HybridGenesis.com.
"Oh telescope, keep an eye on my only hope,
Lest I blink and be swept off the narrow road.
Hercules, you've got nothing to say to me,
'Cause you're not the blinding light that I need.
For He is the saving grace of the Galaxies."
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby flambeau » Oct 06, 2009 7:13 pm

It's so wonderful to see a wallie from you Dekkie!! :)

I love it! Great coloring, and the text choice is awesome! (Would you believe that I've had that song going through my head all day? :) )
My only CC is that I think Susan is too centered. If she was more off center (probably to the right), I think that the text would be easier to place (as it is, it looks a little cramped).

All in all though, I think it's a gorgeous wallpaper and you should be proud of it! Wonderful work!

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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby ForeverFan » Oct 06, 2009 7:14 pm

Lovely job, Dekkie! :) I like the colouring, but I really like how you did the text. The different fonts work well together, and the text fits the image (and the look in Susan's eyes, the questioning and wondering look) very nicely. I'm assuming the text/piece is not referring to Susan/Caspian, as the word "Your" begins with a capital? (In addition to there being Aslan in the picture as well). Either way (to me it doesn't matter, but I think that if it's kind of like Susan talking to Aslan, it's much more meaningful) great job! :ymapplause:
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby Lion's Emblem » Oct 06, 2009 8:03 pm

Nice wp Dekkie. Your choice of imagery is perfect for the concept of the piece (Susan's facial expression just says it all). Text works quite nicely as well: in context, coloration, and font choices. I completely agree with flambeau on the actual layout of the imagery. Susan feels too centered. I can see why the cropping is the way it is with the text, in avoiding covering up Aslan's face, but Susan is too straight on this way. Coloration and contrast levels look good as well. Excellent concept with great text and imagery to match. Nice work :ymapplause: .
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby Dekkie » Oct 06, 2009 8:26 pm

flambeau and Lion's Emblem Thanks for the suggestions on the layout... I really had some trouble with that! I tried to fix the centered-ness issue by mirroring the image so I could have her more to one side while not covering up Aslan's face, but it just looked weird! I'll remember what ya'll said next time, though!

ForeverFan It is most definitely referring to Susan and Aslan :) . Wondering what happened between them during their "talk" at the end of PC and why Susan strayed from him has always fascinated me... hence the wallpaper ;) !
"Oh telescope, keep an eye on my only hope,
Lest I blink and be swept off the narrow road.
Hercules, you've got nothing to say to me,
'Cause you're not the blinding light that I need.
For He is the saving grace of the Galaxies."
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby greenbird37 » Oct 06, 2009 8:31 pm

I love the coloring and the theme fits perfectly...superbly done!! :ymapplause:
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby Lark » Oct 07, 2009 7:23 am

Wow,Dekkie, this wallpaper is awesome! I really like the text and the effects you used. Susan's eyes really stand out. And her skin shade makes it look like she's glowing.
Excellent job! :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymapplause: :ymapplause:
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby LadyGrace » Oct 07, 2009 4:56 pm

Oh it's so pretty,& the colorings great! :-bd She looks so cute, & pretty. :ymdaydream: :D Any way great job! (*) (*) (*) (*) (*)
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby narnia_lover127 » Oct 08, 2009 5:00 pm

that is only your second wallie! it is beautiful! the colors look great and the text fits Susan really well! Lovely font as well. :ymapplause:
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Re: Beautiful Ending - Susan WP

Postby Follower of Aslan » Oct 09, 2009 10:05 pm

I love this song and have bene listening to it lately - ironic. :)

Great work! I am a fan of fading text in the background behind the main person. I like that effect here. Good choice and positioning of text on the left. I would maybe have liked to see more color or brushes, but this simplicity does work well.
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