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December 14, 2012
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Art Video: The Life Of Pi by NitelyHallow Art Video: The Life Of Pi by NitelyHallow
EDIT 12/29/2012 : I can't believe someone like me could ever be recognized when a couple years back, I was that person who just browsed galleries and admired art, and occasionally uploaded a drawing or two. This community has been wonderful to me, I owe it all to those who've encouraged me to upload more and to those who's work I admire and fave. I especially have to give thanks to all those artists who take the time to make tutorials+brush packs for us "aspiring newbies". This truly means the world to me!! Thank you to TorazTheNomad for suggesting this piece and Lyricanna for featuring it!! <3.


You can see this youtube video speed paint here: [link] (Skip to the very end of the video( 14:27) to see what this would look like as a "book jacket/cover")

Approx. 36 hours total (Used Paint tool Sai and Photoshop)

~~~~This was by far not what I expected the end to look like....I guess this book let my imagination run wild lol.
~~~~There were few references I used for the tiger and the general shape of the flying fish and turtle, however I ended up not using them and completely warped it all. I guess the references from the book are what I should really give credit too :).
~~~~The sun resembles the " blistering heat" and the swirling of the sun symbolizes the "hallucinations" Pi had gone through. Hallucinations are in the mind itself, which is why that part of the illustration is between the eyes. Most of this illustration was done unintentionally. There is so much too this illustration that i myself cant really explain it in words. Many layers to this book.
~~~~ The ending of the book really broadened my horizon.

Overall, It was worth a shot to illustrate it. Hope you all enjoy!
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Given 2012-12-29
Art Video: The Life Of Pi by ~NitelyHallow ( Suggested by TorazTheNomad and Featured by Lyricanna )
ShinobiWarriorDance Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student General Artist
This pictures so Inspiring...... Love everything about it...... :)
NitelyHallow Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm usually the one being inspired but not the one who inspires people... don't think I'll ever get used to comments like these haha! None the less thanks very much!
Flesh-Festered-Freak Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2013  Student General Artist
Incredible piece of art, :O <3
DirkusCircus Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
Whoa, crazy!!
I'll look this up on yt as well
NitelyHallow Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
video is crazier;)
DirkusCircus Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
Oh it got a fresh shiny new like from this guy! B-)
LuxDani Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I just... Wow.
Like I can't even - WOW.
Completely speechless.
HlsSinful69 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013
Absolutely stunning! Major kudos, I looovvee this <3
Saelyssa Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Student Digital Artist
I was just gonna say "this guy needs a DD" until I scrolled down.
Well deserved.
NitelyHallow Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
*laughs, You're too funny!!! thanks so much dear!
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