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August 6, 2013
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I don't miss you, I miss the misery

Tutorial over the piece that features a FULL TIMELAPSE VIDEO is now live on Copic Markers' official blog!:
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Thank you so much `Damaged927 for suggesting and ^rydi1689 for featuring this piece as a DD!
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Given 2013-08-11
The suggester said: "MISS MISERY by =TGA-Tsurugi is such a beautiful piece of symbolic art. The skulls, blades and her bandage blindfold do an excellent job of portraying her suffering without becoming too in your face." ( Suggested by Damaged927 and Featured by rydi1689 )

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Yura-chan Jan 3, 2014   General Artist
I love the colours, and I'll have to watch the tutorial later XD
Thank you! XD Haha hope you do! worked hard :)
Yura-chan Jan 7, 2014   General Artist
my pleasure XD yep will do, thank you

Another spellbinding Gothic piece, first impression is that this is related to「The Macabre in parallel themes, definitely in colour scheme & in universe but its the sense of desparation & namesake misery which makes this work a stark contrast.


While the girl's outfit is slick with shawl of vinyl-like ebony fabric (yet another great instance where your luminous copic texturework shines again!) it does leave a lot to be desired with near mundane streamlined design. Still its hard to imagine a tortured soul(?) rocking a elaborate ensemble in time of pain and it helps the rest of the unique dynamics & structure of motifs in the background to work its magic.


The protrusion of metallic smoooth spikes allow for a sharply felt still darkly stylish expression of pain both internal & physical, and the angles in which they jut out (I know it seems random still there is a sense of order here) seem to have a wary element, leaving the lily flowers intact save for one unfortunate petal near the girl. There seems to be a "message" implied through this, intended or not it provokes some thought. The streaks of white matter are eerie with both ethereal & material feel, symbolic of blood or bursts of energy within darkness, its splattered nature also gives this art a raw, abstract touch while the crisp linework is epitome of smoothened form & foundation. :star::heart::star:


This is a nice way to explore further your Gothic variant of your art-style and a great example of having various imagery all tell a story rather than just be ornate decor to enhance the artwork.

Thank you so much for this comment. :')
Haha it is similar to The Macabre. I think I just had an inspiration overload in the subjects displayed in both.

Understandable about the outfit and glad it comes off as a vinyl fabric! :hug:
Haha yes, the whole piece is basically a message and the piercing of the flowers is no exception. I'm happy you can see the meaning in my work and that a lot of it is put together for a reason. 
Your comments really mean a lot and I absolutely love reading them. :heart: You're a great writer and they really motivate me. 

Thanks again! :hug: Hope you have a great day :)

You're Most Welcome friend, as always!

I'm still floored at how you can realize so much texture vibrance with Copic-works as marker strokes require the right amount of pressure, degree & precise angles, you really need to know what you want before applying the colour. Also I'm not that much of a good writer as I don't like writing alot to be honest (My University degree already demands it too much) but I always want to be specific with any reply.

I hope to someday hone my colouring skills as well (I'm slowly getting used to coloured pencils and I can definitely learn from your way with highlights & surface texturing), keep it up! :tighthug:

Gwahh thank you so much! :hug: Haha I may not know what to do with EVERY stroke, but a lot of it is pretty planned ;P
Haha well I believe you're an amazing writer *A* always amazed when I see what you say next.

Hope to help people improve and to improve myself as well! :thumbsup:
Neko-Anyomus-Neko Oct 20, 2013  Student Artist
Yep. Its porn.
kupocoffee Oct 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Amazing color and softness of the lights and shadows. I really enjoy your work :)
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