Drowkaki was finally upgraded to Poteto 5.1 then to Wax Poteto. A much needed upgrade after so many years without change and with all these bugs plaguing us. We had to trash our custom MODS but it seem that wax poteto include some of the stuff we had. Avatar(go in your profile) and picture uploading. It also come with some new features as well. The most important one is to be able to re-touch everything, including SHI-PAINTER pictures , non animated oekaki and uploaded stuff. I'm sorry we didn't do this upgrade sooner. Now the board is pretty much lifeless, but i hope now that approving new accountsl became optional, that some life will return around here on this fantasy-only oekaki board.

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[831] Artist: Sumi | Title: Kyon Sun | Time: 1093 min


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Sumi @ Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 8:31 PM
This is a lot like my selenthian picture... x( Honestly, I'm not one for furries at all, with the exception of lion ones and this one. A few years ago my friend made me play Furcadia for a grueling 2 hours. My character was a white dog, I think her name was Hisui or something.
I always thought she looked really elegant so... redid her in warrior's armor? =D

Pooky @ Wednesday, October 11th 2006, 8:46 PM
Woah, it looks so nice. ^^ And she's all fluffy!

dorothyblueeyes @ Saturday, October 14th 2006, 5:06 AM
Absolutely beautiful;yes,such real fur,and real dog,and real picture.Great,Sumi!!

Thalar @ Friday, October 27th 2006, 6:06 AM
I love this! I have a weak spot for white wolves (or wolf-like dogs) in any shape and form. This is beautifully done, more resembling a painting than digital art. She looks elegant and deadly at once :)

tori_yuugi @ Sunday, November 5th 2006, 4:21 PM
amazing! i love it
i love the head
and the armor looks realy cool

Theron @ Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 10:56 AM
I'm not one for furries either except when they're beautiful like this one ^^ Really snazzy work on her cuirass!

Relvane @ Sunday, December 17th 2006, 4:36 PM
I love the painting effect and the way you detailed the clothes. very nice!


[826] Artist: Sumi | Title: vampire | Time: 38 min


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Sumi @ Monday, October 2nd 2006, 9:35 PM
I was... trying something. <_<; I dunno if it worked or not, but it sure doesn't look like what I had in mind.

DinKelion @ Tuesday, October 3rd 2006, 7:40 PM
People tend to make vampire fangs look too large and kinda goofy in most pictures (Even in flims, I might add) But this one looks pretty sweet! Those fangs have a frail kris like look to them. Or maybe it is the eyes and soft nose that is making me think otherwise O.o;. Beautiful picture anyways, the color scheme is absolutally eerie! (in a positive sence!)

dorothyblueeyes @ Thursday, October 5th 2006, 5:07 AM
Wow, I love the subtley. (??spelling)It so subtle.Very very beautiful, and rich, too.And she looks very forbiding, too. great.

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:19 AM
Sumi, I just looked at this picture again,and I have to say, you really have subtle tones,and gradations,that I can not even come near.I know I am over-done,and obvious,and most of us even here are not too subtle. I started to look at the tones in the picture, and that more is concealed,than revealed,and it is a great lesson to me. The sense of "hiddenness"and "danger" that the darkness gives,is what makes the whole picture work. wow. I'm just curious , who's fine art do you admire?Do you like to study lighting of all kinds, in painting?Do you like to look at a lot of very old oil painting, classics, of all kinds, that are masters with lighting? I can make out the background of shaded mountains, and the way they blend into the front picture, but I happen to know that something like this is not that easy to do. It may look easy, but it's much harder to under-do a picture, and go for such dramatic darkness,and really convey a feeling of danger with it. "Mysteriousness." You can just barely make out the fangs, just barely. She is mostly hidden, so you can not really know who or what she is.

Hmm..reminds me of a really good vampire or horror movie,where the vampire is lurking in the dark shadows, and the cinematographer wants to just "hint"that she is there,and ":hints"that is is so dangerous,and shows just enough of her, to show that she is also probably beautiful.

Is this a departure for you? I just really love it. Sorry for oggling it,and bugging you,but this is really something I would expect, in some ways, to find in a museum gallery,or painting gallery. Humph!! You are really onto something. Have you heard the expression "tone poem"? Almost like an illustration for an Anne Rice novel. Ok, I'll stop over-commenting, but I just wanted you to know, you are really really good,and very talented. I do not say that to just anyone. "Mood" and "delicacy" and "sensitivity" is not a very wide-spread characteristic even in the art world.

Having seen a lot of art history, I can tell you, that the pieces of art that really last, are not the ones with the best technical perfection, or accuracy, they are the ones with the most ":mood" and "sensitivity" and "expression of emotion" and "studies of light."The Mona Lisa?It's her "mood" and "expression", "lighting." It is when the artist captures a combination of feeling,and delicacy that you only can marvel at. That is really what we call "genius." Not particularly technical perfection or accuracy. Umm..have you ever seen a copy of Van Gogh's "The potato eaters"?(peasants eating a meager dinner.) I can name many others. I'm a descendent of Swiss, I tend to like Durer,and Rembrandt,and 15th century Flemish painting,but there are many Oriental, Japanese, Chinese masterpieces,and masters, too. Plenty of them. I've seen the Asian Museum in San Francisco, California,so I am associated with many Asian masterpieces. Years ago, I tried to study Chinese water colors;I loved it, but I was no master at it. I marvel at the huge Japanese or Chinese landscapes, usually on silk. Ok, ok, I'll stop rambling. I just wondered what art,and artists, you liked,and what ever influenced you.

I just wanted, also, to encourage you along the lines, of this picture, and I do not know if you realize how good it is. No one else here seems to catch onto it,but I am almost 60 years old,and I've seen a lot of art and artists. There are millions, literally billions of people who call themselves "artists",but in actuality, there are a mere handful who are truly good. A-hem, may I have your permission to have a copy of this picture? Do ever sell copies of any of your work? This is something I would like to have a copy of ,to eventually hang on my wall. --or on my computer. Ok, ok, I over did it,but I am very taken by it,and just had to let you know. I am sure other people on this site know you are good,and there are a lot of good artists on the Oekaki sites, but you definitely seem to be getting to be one of the best.

Don';t get a swelled head but ,you should know when you are good.I've been staring at this picture for at least a half hour, I still like it. ha ha.
Ok, sign me up for your fan club. Thanks for listening to me, Sumi, and please, keep up this good work. Umph! heh heh. I just LOVE this picture. (( ^ ^ )) Looking forward to seeing more of your work, in the future, whatever you do.

Thanks!!! sincerely, dorothyblueeyes, in Eugene, Oregon, USA, retired cartoonist,artist, and cooking teacher.


[817] Artist: Sumi | Title: Desert Selenthian | Time: 195 min


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Sumi @ Sunday, September 10th 2006, 1:50 AM
I was invited to this thing.
I hope I get in. =o

Starlitdragon @ Sunday, September 10th 2006, 7:11 PM
I love the creamy colours. And pose. The background, especially the stone wall, is particularily lovely. Her hooves and ears are quite cute! Good luck getting in to wherever you'd like to go.

By the way, do you have an online gallery of some sort?

Sumi @ Sunday, September 10th 2006, 9:14 PM
soo.deviantart.com ;)

DinKelion @ Monday, September 11th 2006, 6:48 AM
Sweet... You even managed to give the character a 'long' look on her face- Freakin' awsome. Can't say much otherwise :)

Tenshi @ Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 1:24 AM
oOOoOOOoooo
She's purdy Sumi!

My only crit is that with all the light colouring, she kinda gets a little lost with the background a little :o

Omfg the colours are certainly beautiful though~ I love that splash of red [for obvious reasons, its my fave colour! XD]

irot @ Tuesday, September 12th 2006, 6:12 AM
Beautiful and soft...I'm a sucker for sepia tones. I also adore how the feet/hooves are done. It's so soft and flowing. :)

dorothyblueeyes @ Sunday, September 17th 2006, 1:45 PM
Wonderful, even looks like a photo,or painting in oils. Reminds me of some creature out of Wizard of Oz books.

Mouse @ Monday, September 18th 2006, 6:16 PM
Lovely. Softly flowing colors and a subtle pallet.

Theron @ Wednesday, November 15th 2006, 10:55 AM
Argh mad Sumi skillz o0 I love the bright lighting


[806] Artist: Sumi | Title: like old times | Time: 85 min


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Sumi @ Friday, August 25th 2006, 1:29 AM
I am not ashamed of my obsession.

Tenshi @ Friday, August 25th 2006, 3:53 AM
hehe omfg!

I love this game, it was sooo well done.

My my my, you are rather good at drawing Riku :D
And Sora is so cute :D

I love the soft look, it helps bring out the happy feel of the piece :D

DinKelion @ Friday, August 25th 2006, 12:10 PM
It's perfectly healthy to like Kingdom Hearts. I Mean, it's Disney! Really! I mean, When has Disney ever become a bad role model to people? Lol. Of course.. Square Enix might be a little on the 'iffy' side with their deep topics (I was surprised at how seriously in depth- emotionally- the story line was to KH2)
Amazing work! I really like how you added battle scars on them. omigwad you are wonderful at coloring. And your line art isn't bad either! :)

Kia @ Saturday, August 26th 2006, 3:16 AM
Aww sumi. I love your coloring and lineart! Ughghg. I wanna like, knaw on yer head.
I love Sora's nose and blush. Hahah he looks so cute in your style. I love his shoulders too, annnd Rikus stomach!
Oh and AND. Sora's hands look totally awesome ok. <3

dorothyblueeyes @ Tuesday, August 29th 2006, 7:19 AM
Hee hee, very cute.really like it.

Starlitdragon @ Tuesday, August 29th 2006, 10:12 AM
I really like Sora and Riku's skin tones, and how you rendered the hair. The beach scene is so warm and fuzzy. I also like the fading background. Mmmm..

Basil @ Wednesday, October 4th 2006, 12:31 AM
And I am not ashamed to oogle the art you do of your obsession. =D


[782] Artist: Sumi | Title: a Michie and her Lif | Time: 1093 min


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Sumi @ Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 1:44 AM
RO fanart, my friend's Gypsy, Michie, and her pet homunculus Lif. No bg, 'cause... yo' mom. D=
There was much AJODHN:LASJD:LJAS:DOJoauis;rojaskljdasing over this picture. A friend said her skin was too red, so I masked it blue, changed the opacity, erased all the masking except for the hair and the skin, was upset that I lost some of the dept, etc, etc. SO, here's the before and after the masking if you agree. =(
http://i8.photobucket.com/albums/a2/Joolae/michitolif23.png
Anyway, after all that I think I'm finally out of my 6-9 month or so art rut. =) Huzzahs.

christabel @ Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 2:38 PM
So gorgeous! I particularly love all the details and textures.

As for the different versions-- I like the one on top better. S'more vibrant.:3

p.s. You are the FOLD-MASTA'!

Little Elf @ Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 9:24 PM
Sumi is God, the end.

Pooky @ Wednesday, August 2nd 2006, 9:39 PM
That looks so sweet. I like your coloring pretty much, as usual. The lineart is great too. It's a very gorgeous image. ^_^

Annie Felis @ Saturday, August 5th 2006, 1:35 PM
Elven ears + Romantic Leaf + Sunflower = hee hee!

The server I played on never managed to get homonuclia implimented, and that thing is so cute I wish they did. This is a nice spin on what gypsies look like, since the actual sprites are somewhat dull. The beads, sequins and actual color make her seem more alive.

Sumi @ Saturday, August 5th 2006, 11:03 PM
Ahaha, maybe you don't want them. It's insanely hard to get them. 5m for a stone, 30 cat's eyes, 20 star dusts, bapho egg, and sohee egg. And that's not even the hard part. To level them up so they "evolve" you need to make a whole 'nother egg and hope it's the same type you have. And not all of them are cute. XD I got this blob with eyes like a snail that I call Badass KillMachine Prototype 3000.

mrkaz @ Sunday, August 6th 2006, 6:09 PM
wooow. so pretty.

dorothyblueeyes @ Monday, August 7th 2006, 12:42 AM
pretty picture, nice.

Kia @ Tuesday, August 8th 2006, 10:33 AM
Ahh, I cant choose between the different versions. They both looks very nice too me.D:

But um. You are god. And I love you. Your coloring has always fascinated me. I love love LOVE your lineart too. Actually! I just looove your style all together!

tori_yuugi @ Wednesday, August 9th 2006, 8:16 AM
i like this pic it is real neat
the lines are very nice and the coloring is fantastic
i like the detail of the clohing it looks realy cool

Mouse @ Friday, August 11th 2006, 1:29 AM
I've played on free servrs before, though not long. Cute dancers plus cute pets though = win. Those hip beads call out to me.

asterisk @ Thursday, August 17th 2006, 11:11 PM
Sumi-saaaaama. @___@ Your skills are as godly as ever, I see. *grovels at your feet, utterly amazed* Waaii...D: How do you do it?! *worships* <3

Ikena @ Sunday, August 20th 2006, 5:30 PM
OMG! I love it! both the anatomy and the coloring! omg the coloring!

Arisu @ Wednesday, August 23rd 2006, 5:14 PM
I must have a problem with thinking I commented but I didn't... I've done it on so many of your pictures already. Jeez! I dont know what hasn't been said already but this picture is amazing and Arisu loves it! Everything looks nicely refined. And I love it with no background. Perfecto!

Cynezero @ Thursday, August 24th 2006, 10:32 PM
Wow. I'm speeeechless. That doesn't even loook like an oekaki!!! :O

I love her sleeves, and the outfit overall is outstanding!!! Flawless lineart, shading that is to diiie for. Her anatomy is uber sexyyy. . . .

Wooow. That's all this picture has me wanting to say.

DinKelion @ Friday, August 25th 2006, 12:24 PM
if it makes you feel any better, the picture is absoulatlly brilliant! I don't think I can find much to say. Actually, I think I like it without a bg, because all I know it would distract it from the beautiful work you did on her. I absolutally adore her hair.


[731] Artist: Sumi | Title: i drew you something | Time: 216 min


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Sumi @ Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 4:49 PM
They're married, and he still feels like an idiot around her. <3
Just wanted to say I'll be gone this Friday for a month at art school. Any new registrations will probably have to wait till I get back. D= Miss you guys.

Pooky @ Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 6:13 PM
=O You made me start to comment again!
I just really like how simple and neat it is. It looks very cute. ^_^
Makes me think about all the useless things I can make for my bf. And I do feel like an idiot, just like the guy you drew. XP

shuzo @ Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 8:24 PM
Awww, it's too cute! He's all bashful, it reminds me of my boyfriend :)

The hair is awesome. I want to pet it XD

Tamsin @ Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 12:00 AM
Oh wow, that's so cute ^_^

Lady GH @ Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 12:08 AM
How sweet. Very nice scene and I like the hair.

Arisu @ Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 10:56 AM
i want his hair. o_o that's adorable. Nice solids! He looks so completely lovesick... XD

Emperial @ Friday, June 23rd 2006, 8:07 PM
I just love your style! ^^ And how you did the hair on this piece, it's perfect.

pom @ Saturday, June 24th 2006, 9:44 AM
i agree the hair in this pic is awesome. how is this done!? OxO

christabel @ Sunday, June 25th 2006, 2:01 AM
Really adorable! I dig on the colours especially. :3

Theron @ Monday, June 26th 2006, 5:39 PM
Arg I\'ve never been able to manage solids so beautifully!

Have an awesome trip ^^

(Edited on June 26, 2006, 11:26 pm)

tori_yuugi @ Tuesday, June 27th 2006, 2:48 PM
cute i like the solid coloring i have always wanted to do that
i like the guy

Madea @ Thursday, June 29th 2006, 6:34 PM
Wonderful. Excellent color and style, I love it.

Madea @ Thursday, June 29th 2006, 6:35 PM
Her hair is the best.

olsie @ Tuesday, July 4th 2006, 4:51 PM
Awww the poor guy.
Thats cute as hell!
They should do some major hugging...it tugs at the heart strings right here...

mrkaz @ Friday, July 7th 2006, 6:24 PM
>.< oh really verrrry cute.
my favorite of pictures here is this one!!!

dorothyblueeyes @ Tuesday, August 15th 2006, 8:51 PM
That is such a good story illustration.heh heh.


[714] Artist: Sumi | Title: hobby | Time: 151 min


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Sumi @ Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 1:30 AM
Sumi draws this stuff?!
Sorry, I felt like I should draw something since it's been so long, then halfway through my brain ate itself.
I'm not gonna be at my comp for the next week either, so I didn't wanna leave it open... T_T Love my kitty?

tori_yuugi @ Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 1:09 PM
its kinda cool how you shaded only he person's skin and nothing else

Arisu @ Tuesday, June 13th 2006, 6:10 PM
Gorgeous picture! I love the way you shade skin. Adorable background. XD Sumi art!

Emperial @ Saturday, June 17th 2006, 3:55 AM
So beautiful! I love the tones you used and the detail is just wonderful, even with the very simple areas of color. Such delicate linework, too.

Kia @ Wednesday, June 21st 2006, 4:14 PM
:0 I love your coloring so much Sumi. I love your lineart too. The way you draw backgrounds..the simplicity is just so grand! I love his eye and hand too. This is just so pretty! <3

Jennifer, The Blue Narian @ Thursday, June 22nd 2006, 6:17 AM
A little different from what I normaly see you do here. Very nice. The contrast of the shaded parts with the flat backgrounds and flowers gives it a very nice graphic feeling (pluse that is just one kick bum nice background). Kinda wish the daisy/white flower he (?) is holding, at least the petals any why, where shaded as well.

christabel @ Sunday, June 25th 2006, 2:06 AM
I think this is my favourite of yours! the shapes 'n' colours 'n' mix of outlined bits vs non-outlined bits = total win.

dorothyblueeyes @ Thursday, October 5th 2006, 5:35 AM
Sumi, you are great.I love your artwork. This is delicate and skillful, and done just right. You have "finesse." heh heh.


[661] Artist: Sumi | Title: partners | Time: 118 min


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Sumi @ Thursday, April 13th 2006, 4:55 PM
Sorry. I felt like I had to draw something for you guys, but my net's crapped out on the last 3 or so...
so I had to crap this one fast. T_T
They're partners. They fall in love. =3

mark @ Friday, April 14th 2006, 12:18 AM
wow this is awesome! love the matching oufits ^ ^

mazilwolf @ Friday, April 14th 2006, 6:54 AM
wow. like mark said:
Matching outfits.
but somthing tells me they are entiely differnt.
one has black eyes and black hir the other white eyes and white hair. they make a good pair! :D

tori_yuugi @ Friday, April 14th 2006, 9:35 AM
i realy like this i like the guy's black hair and i girl's white eyes and the shading is cool...

Mouse @ Friday, April 14th 2006, 10:41 AM
I've always enjoyed your coloring. Despite the similar dress styles, the variation in attitude is clear.

Little Elf @ Friday, April 14th 2006, 9:43 PM
Ah...interesting. Switch genders, switch genders! Is it just me or does the guy look more girly and the girl looks more manly? @_@ Pst, Sumi, guys don't have hipbones like that...I think...But um, nice coloring as always! =D

Miraiangel @ Saturday, April 15th 2006, 1:48 PM
I love the skin colouring! It looks so good specially on their stomachs ^.^ I like the line art. Pretty, pretty!!

KHatch @ Sunday, April 16th 2006, 12:20 AM
SUMI ART!
I got a friend to register this evening after listening to her complain about not being able to comment on your art. She's been lurking for months now, sheesh.
She registered as Lady GH, you should approve her, she's better than me. =P

I LOVE the hair and the skin is so smooth. *hugs the shading*

Arisu @ Sunday, April 16th 2006, 1:09 PM
Whatever style this is, I love it. XD Love how all the coloring is very simple 'cept for the skin.

Lady GH @ Thursday, April 20th 2006, 10:30 PM
Cool pic. I like how you used cool tones for the shading.


[631] Artist: Sumi | Title: that place | Time: 4 min


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Sumi @ Saturday, March 11th 2006, 11:38 PM
After about 2 hours I gave up and ate lizard tails instead. =D

edit: Agh, I just saw the timer. I had to refresh my browser because the picture wouldn't send.

(Edited on March 11, 2006, 11:39 pm)

Kern @ Monday, March 13th 2006, 5:19 AM
we didn't try to climb that castle. Was it hard?
Good work with the picture, you got the dynamic of the fall well.

The_Infamous_Pumpkin @ Monday, March 13th 2006, 6:11 AM
Shadow of the Colossus! Awesome job. XD I love this so much~ <333

You're supposed to *eat* those tails? Oohh. >>;

windblade @ Monday, March 13th 2006, 12:09 PM
Isn't that the game where you have to climb on huge rocky monster and stab them in the weak point?

I like that you added the energy bar thing, it gives a good videogamy-feeling. And awesome falling pose, very dynamic!

Queen_Godzilla @ Monday, March 13th 2006, 2:01 PM
Ahahaha, frustration. I can sympathize! I've had times where I've been playing something and after trying to do something in the game, like, ELEVENTY MILLION TIMES it's like... 'I'm gonna go cry and sit in a corner now.'

How is Shadow of the Colossus, by the by?

*COUGH* Er, okay... I love the painterly feel of this. I also luuuuuurv the muted color palette and how fluid the fall is. Are those some aquaducts in the background there? Eh, the whole picture just flows right, you know.

I love it. =o

Annie Felis @ Monday, March 13th 2006, 6:33 PM
Man, I know the feeling. If you replace a certain speed-boost-grapple-chain-and-jump area in Norfair in Super Metroid with the Secret Garden, that's totally me, "Maybe I don't need that missile pack that much"

Awesome picture, and I feel your frustration.

Sumi @ Monday, March 13th 2006, 9:10 PM
Yeah, it is the stabby-you-die-big-rock-monster game. And it\'s awesome. Go buy it. Now.
(And those things in the background are the bridge to get into the front of the temple.)

Harlequin @ Friday, March 17th 2006, 4:39 AM
Sumi...I love you. That game...oooh I love that game. I made it to that stupid garden, but just as I did the power went out. And I lost the extra weapon...things I had unlocked, two really good time trials...and I never got to see the garden. I was so pissed about it I never bothered to try again. lol That's what I get for playing when there was a big storm outside...even so.

Awesome piece though, the bridge in the background...and the shadow of the castle...and and...yeah I love you Sumi. lol

Try drawing one of the colossi sometime. lol

Kia @ Saturday, March 18th 2006, 1:31 AM
Sumi, you are purely amazing. I love the way you color. You just have this style to things. You have a style that says Sumi. <3 It eats at me. I love the way you captured this falling pose too. THe movement of the clothes and just, everything is great. Mucho love. :D


[582] Artist: Sumi | Title: drow? | Time: 151 min


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Sumi @ Thursday, February 9th 2006, 10:34 PM
I'm sorry to say I've never read any of the Drow books. D=

The oekaki's dying. T_T Please save it!

Kern @ Thursday, February 9th 2006, 11:44 PM
Greetings Sumi.
Yes it is dying, it been dying for 2 years now. And it moderators are long gone too. So nobody been approving the new accounts for a long time. Would you like to be moderator? If you go through the new users every week, there is the chance of getting new blood from time to time. Or any other regular who want to be moderator, just post here and tell me.

Tigerhawk @ Friday, February 10th 2006, 1:00 AM
Wow, she looks African =D that's so cool! with nice white hair. The brown is a nice touch for the background as well. Very nicely done.

As for the oekaki, yeah I agree, mainly because I have the oekaki ruin my pictures time form time and that drives me nuts. Also there isn't any contests or such going on. I check the oekaki board everyday and there isn't much motivation going on which sucks. I say if Sumi can do it, more power to her! cause I'm sure she can motivate us artists and such =P

Annie Felis @ Friday, February 10th 2006, 1:11 AM
Actually that looks like your stereotypical drow female in casual clothes, whether you're talking Drowtales or Forgotten Realms. I think she looks pretty good.

As for the board, I wandered back here because my board is dead. I made a rule that people couid only apply if they could show that they could draw better than a 7-year-old's level, and well....either people didn't submit pictures when applying, or they really DID draw like 7-year-olds (I'm not makng this up). Either way, all the people at my board have moved on, so I came here in hopes of seeing some activity. Kinda sad that nothing is going on here.

Sumi @ Friday, February 10th 2006, 6:53 AM
I would love to be a moderator if it means helping to get Drowkaki up to par with the old one I used to know.

Starlitdragon @ Friday, February 10th 2006, 7:43 PM
I've been lurking around on the board, though this is the first time I've registered. I hope we can liven this place up a little!

On the subject of the picture, I quite like how her hands and figure turned out. You have a really nifty style.

Kern @ Saturday, February 11th 2006, 12:07 AM
You are now a moderator Sumi. In administration you'll find 'view pending' which permit you to review new members. Make sure they include an art url for you to review their arts. If they don't and you don't know the person, reject him or her with a reason provided. If the arts shown in the arts url is really bad, don't approve. Otherwise, approve. Feel free to post contest or activities in the notice. If there is something that confuse you, feel free to mail me. Thank you for your help, i really don't have the time to take care of sections like oekaki anymore and Totenmask, the old Moderator is nowhere to be found.

windblade @ Sunday, February 12th 2006, 1:13 AM
I've always liked your really soft style, and this is no exception. She has this strange wild beauty to her, like a feline at rest who could, at any moment, stand up and claw your face off.

Ven @ Sunday, February 12th 2006, 6:01 AM
I love shading done in browns. They're almost always sexy. I also really love the hair. The arm is really off though; the top section isn't long enough, the mid section doesn't really connect to anything, and on the hand, the palm is a little to long. But I do like the right shoulder, it lines up with the clavacle; the left sholder doesn't really though. The lips are beautifully done. I especially love the shading on the top left of them.

Sumi @ Sunday, February 12th 2006, 1:23 PM
The hand goes with the right (our right) arm, and the lower part of the arm that is crossed over goes with the left (our left) arm.... if that makes any sense. XD

Arisu @ Monday, February 13th 2006, 7:34 PM
Fishsticks, I thought I commented on this one. This has a nice painted feel to it, and everything is absolutely beautiful. Love the face especially. So much detail on those lips alone.. yet you manage to keep the entire picture looking so clean.
man...
:D

Pooky @ Thursday, February 16th 2006, 10:02 AM
Aw, lovely tones! I really like the overall feeling of it. The hair and nails make a nice contrast with the rest of the drawing. I love the gold parts with the chocolate brown.
The only thing that bothers me is that the hands looks slightly too long.


[576] Artist: Sumi | Title: with horns | Time: 142 min


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Sumi @ Friday, February 3rd 2006, 11:05 PM
Inspired by Valisis and my main Renaissance men. =D

Black Wings @ Saturday, February 4th 2006, 3:59 AM
well i dont know who valisis is.. >_> but this reminds me of the art from the opening of elfen lied.. with horns! :D those horns are impressive, well done ;)

Pooky @ Saturday, February 4th 2006, 11:12 AM
Wow. That's pretty neat. It looks pretty realistic. And the horns are totally nice. You're so great Sumi. >.<

Annie Felis @ Sunday, February 5th 2006, 3:25 PM
That's a really awesome profile-shot. I like the color scheme too.

Ven @ Sunday, February 12th 2006, 6:03 AM
Thats stunning
I totally didn't even notice the textured background until my second glance.
It's hard to get the shading on the back of the head correct and you managed it beautifully.
*envy*

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:51 AM
Reminds me of a real sculpture, so sublime. yes, envy is on our list , is it not?: no, I just really appreciate this. I know he's a lot better than me. ha ha. I do not mind. Just like to see it.


[571] Artist: Sumi | Title: the mightiest | Time: 93 min


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Sumi @ Sunday, January 29th 2006, 9:28 PM
Uh... Little Elf told me to draw it. >_>;

Little Elf @ Sunday, January 29th 2006, 9:48 PM
Oh thanks, blame me! lol The bg looks uber!

Arisu @ Monday, January 30th 2006, 7:35 PM
This is just gorgeous. Love the light you used. Actually I just love all your art. I need to be slapped for every time I forget to comment. ^_^

Pooky @ Tuesday, January 31st 2006, 5:31 PM
That's awesome. The background is amazing, and the light effects almost makes it look real. I'm really amazed. o-o

mazilwolf @ Friday, February 3rd 2006, 5:01 PM
woah.
sumi.
O.O the shading is so great, and i love the way you do the lines!

Jennifer, The Blue Narian @ Thursday, February 16th 2006, 2:18 AM
Oh wow. This does have a very realistic almost mocie like look to it. Poor guy. Are those arrows in his back?

Sumi @ Sunday, February 19th 2006, 6:51 PM
Indeed they are. =o


[559] Artist: Sumi | Title: bad hair day | Time: 95 min


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Sumi @ Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 9:22 PM
Greatly influenced by the great vic_mon.
T_T Sumi + paint = :B

Pooky @ Tuesday, January 3rd 2006, 9:41 PM
=D
I think it looks very pretty! The shadings are nice, and I love the shirt. =3

Little Elf @ Thursday, January 5th 2006, 7:15 PM
Is that from that Farffefarrffff thing? The face reminds me of that. XD I think his nose is cute.

Sumi @ Friday, January 6th 2006, 6:21 PM
Something like that. I just did something to fill space. =D

Ren-Tsuna @ Friday, January 20th 2006, 5:04 AM
Sumi + Paint = needs to happen more often. This is simply lovely. :D

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:37 AM
OOOOh, sumi, yes,this is fantastic. I love this,and this style. Wow. Can you paint. More, More!!!


[556] Artist: Sumi | Title: time to be going | Time: 30 min


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Sumi @ Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 3:13 AM
I'm on a Chaeyoung rush. My sniper. =3

Jennifer, The Blue Narian @ Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 4:34 AM
I'm not sure what it is it's from but very nice perspective. I rather like this one.

Pooky @ Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 1:11 PM
The perspective is really interesting.
I really like the simple lineart and coloring, and the lightness of the pic.

Jaibyrd @ Friday, December 30th 2005, 12:02 PM
Wow! Rock on that's great!

Renmazuo @ Monday, January 2nd 2006, 12:53 PM
O_O Wow!Such a beautiful picture in such a short time!*couldn't do it in a million years*
I reallly love the soft and simple colouring, the pose and motion it's a 10++++ pic>_<!

Little Elf @ Thursday, January 5th 2006, 7:17 PM
Chaeyoung ish da sex...and gay. lol Very pretty coloring, all soft and stuffs. The bird is really prettyfullness.

Ren-Tsuna @ Friday, January 20th 2006, 5:02 AM
Awe, boy, Sumi. :\ I love your RO art so very much~~

Traditions_Chains @ Wednesday, March 15th 2006, 3:15 PM
Dear god that is.... beautiful.. the angle of it is MARV-O-LOUIS!!


[553] Artist: Sumi | Title: zomgs | Time: 76 min


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Sumi @ Saturday, December 24th 2005, 2:42 AM
RUN EDWARD, RUN.

I have really weird dreams...

Pooky @ Saturday, December 24th 2005, 11:50 AM
XD
That's awesome. I'd like to have dreams like that. =P

Tigerhawk @ Saturday, December 24th 2005, 4:38 PM
We need more pictures like this =D

stray kitten @ Saturday, December 24th 2005, 10:47 PM
Ha ha! I love the sheep!

Jennifer, The Blue Narian @ Wednesday, December 28th 2005, 4:33 AM
Werid dreams can be so much fun though!

Little Elf @ Thursday, January 5th 2006, 7:22 PM
You and your dreams I swear! I love the sheep, it looks...ha.

mazilwolf @ Friday, February 3rd 2006, 5:15 PM
XD dreams are so the best!
'specially the weird ones!


[508] Artist: Sumi | Title: let me tell you a story | Time: 111 min


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Sumi @ Monday, October 10th 2005, 9:28 PM
ugly mask
(ref- http://2.pro.tok2.com/~dreams/photo/ztk/kawagoe/03_k_matsuri/t_km031026024.jpg )

mazilwolf @ Tuesday, October 11th 2005, 12:28 PM
hey, is cool! the mask do be ugly.

mazilwolf @ Tuesday, October 11th 2005, 2:32 PM
not in a bad way tho!!!!

Jaibyrd @ Tuesday, October 18th 2005, 7:26 PM
I like the mask, it gived the image an interesting duality. Great job!

Thalar @ Monday, October 24th 2005, 7:08 AM
Very artistic, and you pulled it off with just black, white and grey. Great work =)

Little Elf @ Monday, October 24th 2005, 9:45 PM
0.o that is one ugly mask. People and their ugly masks! what is up with that? Don't answer that. X3 The black grey and white make the piccu really elegant in that japanese sort of way.

Arisu @ Sunday, November 6th 2005, 9:13 PM
Aw, how did I miss commenting on this? I love black and white pictures. This looks like it could have come right out of a storybook

Skittles-chan @ Friday, November 11th 2005, 12:55 PM
This -is- really elegant. I love how you made it look all dramatic. Everything looks really neat and I like the lil.. animal thing ^^; it's cute.


[468] Artist: Sumi | Title: Erios fanarts yo | Time: 160 min


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Sumi @ Tuesday, August 16th 2005, 1:42 AM
Sorry the rings in her hair are so half-assed, Tenshi. After losing motivation when I finished the sketch I... forgot to colour the rings when I did her piercings... yeah. =)

Vixen @ Tuesday, August 16th 2005, 9:13 PM
oooh. the shading is so soft, just as tho it were real life, and the lineart style very much compliments the shading n_n

clockwork_orange @ Wednesday, August 17th 2005, 11:47 AM
Absolutely beautiful! It has a very glowy and surreal look to it which I love!

(Edited on August 17, 2005, 11:48 am)

Little Elf @ Thursday, August 18th 2005, 12:29 AM
I've always loved your coloring. Always with the nudeish colors, ne? Blah, her earrings are shiny. Her eyes are pretty too. X3 cute nose!

Ren-Tsuna @ Thursday, August 18th 2005, 4:12 AM
XD Do I see a smily face nippleXDDDD
Oh man, that aside, your artwork is always a delight, Sumi.

KHatch @ Thursday, August 18th 2005, 12:13 PM
I didn't even notice the nipple was smiling! Oh god. XD
The colouring is beautiful, and I love the detail in the hair. So shiny, wow. There goes my envy-meter again.

mazilwolf @ Sunday, August 21st 2005, 2:46 PM
i dont think its meant to be smiling. but its really funny! and the sumi art. *sigh* one day, this co0kie wolf might just get to being half as good as that. this is beautiful. really gooor-gus! especilly the eyes.

Kari Maxwell @ Monday, August 22nd 2005, 10:20 AM
Wow... beautifulness, Sumi... That's really good... lol -bows-

Tenshi @ Tuesday, August 30th 2005, 11:12 PM
OMFG *DIES*

dear lord I have not been on here in a while. School is kinda hectic right now so i'm soooo sorry i couldn't comment on this earlier.

Omg, the fact that she is all like "Yes, I am nekkid, yes i have a nice rack" is totally Erios.

The hair is absolutely ASTOUNDING. haha. I'll concider this to be a bday gift lol (my bday = August 28th).

I HEART U!

Ikena @ Thursday, September 1st 2005, 11:06 PM
Ah! so nice!
I love her hair! the dreadlocks look amazing! love the rings and piercings =3

Arisu @ Sunday, September 4th 2005, 2:15 AM
I love all the little gold pieces. And the hair, wow. It doesn't matter at all to me if it was rushed. The style alone is amazing. aplus work! :D

Prismatic @ Monday, September 5th 2005, 1:27 AM
Oh my, I dare say you have gotten even better since last I looked at your art. I really love this one a lot! Her eyes contain so much depth, and her features seem precisely placed. Beautiful soft earthy tone shading. And I love the dull glint on all her gold, and eyes for that matter. Makes it seem there is some sort of source shining almost right on her.~


[414] Artist: Sumi | Title: eternal love | Time: 58 min


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Sumi @ Saturday, July 9th 2005, 7:49 PM
Yah yah....

Tigerhawk @ Saturday, July 9th 2005, 11:28 PM
Like the smoothe colors. This kinda reminds me of Ninjai from ninjai.com. XD

olsie @ Sunday, July 10th 2005, 5:32 PM
I love how this is so different. Spooky atmosphere is pretty cool...
It's great Sumi; like all of your other artworks!

Segzhan @ Monday, July 11th 2005, 7:26 PM
0.0

Gwah! How can you give such a soft and translucid feeling to something solid colored?!

It's amazing!!

Arisu @ Wednesday, July 13th 2005, 3:26 PM
I love how it looks like there's such a story behind it. I think I've said that same thing for some of your other pictures too. Hoorah for transparency! :D

Hehe, Tiger. I can almost hear the Ninjai flute in the background.

Mk @ Sunday, July 17th 2005, 11:38 PM
T__T
Omygoodiness XD *dies*
Wow, too much to say about it! I especially like the trees XD and the figure tha'ts shrouded in mist

Ashi @ Monday, July 18th 2005, 10:09 PM
Sumi, you do the coolest pictures... always have. I like the light earth tones and the sense of mystery here. It's a simple painting, but it carries so much too.

mazilwolf @ Thursday, July 21st 2005, 1:37 PM
omg, isnt that a grave... oh well im probablywrong, but never mind, this is so hard to say how great it is. sumi, your great. end of. okay!

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:39 AM
I love this. Beautiful. Exquisite.


[378] Artist: Sumi | Title: Syke | Time: 157 min


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Sumi @ Saturday, June 11th 2005, 7:37 PM
*pokes his smirk*

Little Elf @ Saturday, June 11th 2005, 10:36 PM
*pokes his smirk too* Lovely shading, as always. The sky looks very nice. The moon ish cool, and the glint on his dagger look neat. The jacket's very furry, and looks very good. Yesh, good. Pst. I love his hair and his cute eyes!

mazilwolf @ Sunday, June 12th 2005, 6:19 AM
me likey the face!!! i loooovvvve the expression! he is cwoote! yay sumi, ur so amazing at that! go you!!! (and uh... just WHAT is he going to do with that knife?!)

Sumi @ Sunday, June 12th 2005, 12:13 PM
Touch up his hair, of course.

The Blue Sorceress @ Sunday, June 12th 2005, 5:46 PM
I like this guy's expression. He looks so saucy!

Arisu @ Sunday, June 12th 2005, 10:46 PM
I love his hair. :3
Your style is really beautiful throughout all your pictures. It reminds me of the kind you could see in a children's book illustration. The high-quality, kind anyway. Lovely work!

AnimeCanuck @ Monday, June 13th 2005, 1:42 PM
Wow! This is beautiful! Great realism to his simple expression. ^_^

Prismatic @ Wednesday, June 15th 2005, 5:38 PM
The sky is so soft and pretty. Really nice job on scattering the stars. Excellent job on his pose. Especially his hand!! The shading on it is perfect.~ I like the knife as well, it has great dimension to it.
As has been stated already, his expression is great! And the glint on the knife. But I have to say.. I think my favorite thing of this entire picture is his tiger printed fuzzy shirt! *steals* boosh..
Very wonderful job as usual Sumi.

shuzo @ Wednesday, June 15th 2005, 11:52 PM
woot! I think the thing I like most about this is the background. The rest of it is very well done (especially the face! O.O) but for some reason I find myself very drawn to the simple background. Very nifty!

Renmazuo @ Thursday, June 23rd 2005, 9:23 PM
Holy noodles, this is so clean, well coloured and has such an interesting concept!
T^T the light is placed so well it almost looks real, except i've never seen such a hot guy in reality:P

christabel @ Saturday, July 2nd 2005, 3:17 PM
beautimous! I seriously love the lighting. :3 es very.. dreamy-like.

Segzhan @ Monday, July 4th 2005, 10:06 PM
Amazing, just like all your other pics, Sumi. Your coloring is so amazing.


[369] Artist: Sumi | Title: Valefor | Time: 77 min


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Sumi @ Sunday, June 5th 2005, 10:23 PM
I want to cosplay as Valefor someday.
Sorry, sorta just a little doodle so I could get my idea down. Plus I rushed since my computer has to go to the computer doctor tomorrow. ;_;

Psychoferret @ Sunday, June 5th 2005, 10:38 PM
Awesome idea! Awesome! And so sexy. o_O From what I can see, anyway. That'd be really awesome to see cosplayed.

Anyway, the colors are really soft and pretty, and the whole thing has a very calm, ethreal feel to it. Kudos!

Arisu @ Sunday, June 5th 2005, 11:32 PM
I love the soft coloring too. And especially the character design. That would make one heck of a costume. :D

Harlequin @ Sunday, June 5th 2005, 11:52 PM
Ah Sumi art. I do love the Sumi art. lol

You know...Valefor cosplay would rock. Then again so would the Phoenix GF from 8. Heck, any summons other than Shiva would be nice to see cosplayed. I love Shiva, but she gets all the attention! lol

I love the soft colors Sumi, and even though this was just a quick plan out, it's really very nice. The sketchy lines and soft colors really make this look like more than a simple plan out image. And the idea of a Valefor costume...well that's just awesome. I really hope you make one someday.

Renmazuo @ Monday, June 6th 2005, 7:07 AM
I wanna cosplay asCaitsith...^D^;;
No really, this is beautiful, the lineart and coloring are so soft!I love the little sparkles on the skin!And the nose, oh mein gawd!

The Blue Sorceress @ Tuesday, June 7th 2005, 4:00 PM
I'm not familiar with the character, but I really like this drawing. You did a lovely job with the markings on the face.

Little Elf @ Saturday, June 11th 2005, 10:21 PM
Can I be Shiva if you go as Valefor? even if it's just an idea, it's stil really neat...Ya know, I never would've thought of that...Making Valefor humanish I mean. Pretty colors! This just looks so cool!

olsie @ Sunday, June 12th 2005, 12:33 PM
I don't play the Final fantasy series...so I don't know who this is...
Regardless; it rocks. The eye of his freaks me out; so it gives the 'I'll kick yo' ass' vibe.

Prismatic @ Wednesday, June 15th 2005, 5:13 PM
Awww! Sorry your computer had to go to the doctor. I love the soft muted colors in this. It's so lovely, just like all your other art. Very nice lineart. And I loe the speckles of light on thier face and neck.
Very nice job on doing a profile, their facial features all seem to be in just the right places. Super pretty~~~

Carbuncle @ Tuesday, June 21st 2005, 5:56 AM
Yay for Sumi art and yay for Valefor!! (I love Final Fantasys) I love the misty look it has, it's kinda dreamy! I also love the costume modificaton you did ^^ I think a Valefor Cosplay would be awesome! Your art is just so lovely!!


[312] Artist: Sumi | Title: Sheep's Clothing | Time: 110 min


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Sumi @ Sunday, April 24th 2005, 2:07 AM
An idea I thought of yesterday. Yeah, the detail fell apart at the end, but I'm tired of listening to my music freeze. ;_;

mazilwolf @ Sunday, April 24th 2005, 4:48 AM
wow 0.0 the detail *drops down dead* so much of the detail! wow sumi! you are so great! the laturen looks really glowy, i like how you did that.

Chinh @ Sunday, April 24th 2005, 6:33 AM
*joins mazilwolf* O__O waaahh...awsome piccy....(how many times have I said that? LOL) luv you style sumi!! <3 so detailed and the way you make the lantern glow is great indeed I like it too....and I like how you made the piccy kinda...like...eh..*lost of words* smokey?? is it burning or something?? LOL

olsie @ Sunday, April 24th 2005, 10:44 PM
Ouu that is something totally different xD awesome background and everything. I love the perfect use of colors! Major Kudos.

Prismatic @ Monday, April 25th 2005, 8:06 PM
this is beautiful sumi.. just as most of your pictures are. I love how you always seem to have a nice softeness to them, and such deatil! Always.. with the fantastic detail. the city part in the background is so amazing. And the way you do all the glows and lights, wonderful~ I really like the figures, and the old tire.~ niftyness.

christabel @ Thursday, April 28th 2005, 6:06 PM
T____T So beautiful! like always. <3 I love the feeling behind zees... and the background...foreground... X3 it's all so badass!

Little Elf @ Saturday, April 30th 2005, 11:42 PM
That's so cool. I know I already told you all that, but it's so cool..and dark looking...and...cool! XD I love the lantern, and all thel glowy things! Soo cool!

kestrelmas @ Wednesday, May 4th 2005, 12:34 PM
I love the lighting, and the detail... God, the lighting... ^____^ It's so soft and pretty...

Kaiera @ Wednesday, May 4th 2005, 10:06 PM
Very cool looking.....I love all the soft colors. I just adore that little lamp :D

Segzhan @ Thursday, May 5th 2005, 9:32 PM
Whoah... I like everything about this pic..

But what strikes me the most is the shading and the light efefcts, like if there was mist or smoke in the air...

It looks so natural! amazing!!

Carbuncle @ Friday, May 6th 2005, 8:22 AM
This is awesome and for some reason it reminds me of a Tonberry....maybe it's the lantern and the color green...I dunno but I really like it!

Segzhan @ Sunday, May 8th 2005, 12:44 PM
Hehe, you're right Car, it kinda reminds me of a Tonberry too! the only thing missing is the yellow glowy eyes and the knife! o.o

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:47 AM
Yep, "lighting". I just got done, exlaiming over "Vampire", the big picture, your latest,and now in a search, I can see you really DO understand lighting. Reminds me of a "cell" right out of an animated movie. (Excuse me while I turn green, into "green envy." No, just kidding. ha ha.)


[282] Artist: Sumi | Title: How about that one tonight? | Time: 60 min


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Sumi @ Friday, March 25th 2005, 9:14 PM
I've been going through this Peter Pan phase. <_<;

Er....yes, it's done.

(Edited on March 26, 2005, 5:39 pm)

Neko Girl Star @ Saturday, March 26th 2005, 4:11 AM
awww!!! this looks awsome...I can't wait to see it done...unles it is, it still looks great!

The_Infamous_Pumpkin @ Saturday, March 26th 2005, 3:26 PM
-squeel- I luff this! s'a cute! Peter Pan kicks teh butt~

Little Elf @ Wednesday, March 30th 2005, 7:22 PM
Aww, no comments for Sumi. ;_; Your art is so prettyful. I have yet to figure out what the yellow circledotthing is...Yeah, I duuno. Shading in great, as always, and he's got such cute toes! @w@ The stars are really pretty and just how you gave that little light shine thing right on the edge is a nice touch. Thre green seems off...I have no idea why, but it does. I wanna hug him, nice job. =3

sylphide2 @ Saturday, April 2nd 2005, 12:47 PM
This view is fantastic :) A very nice job on colours :)

Prismatic @ Monday, April 4th 2005, 2:17 AM
Peter Pan is the greatness~ I really like this. You did a wonderful job on peter.. It really does look just like him, ear.. hair and all. The soft lighting on his skin is very nice, and I really like tinker bell! Glowing balls of pixieness are awesome.~~

mazilwolf @ Thursday, April 7th 2005, 3:33 AM
ohh, as in disney peter pan! i love disney! ohh.... the highlights on his legs are great. and little tinkerbell is cool! you gave him the greatest of great toes too! hehehehehee! awesome way to veiw this picture, but, what is the yellow thingy? oh its big bens clock face!!!! duh! *slaps own forehead* nice detail on it!

Jennifer, The Blue Narian @ Sunday, April 10th 2005, 5:24 PM
I have a super dark monitor so unfortunutly, alot of the detail is lost for me. But what I can see is good. Especialy his feet. Feet and hands. They are always the hardest.

It is also real refreshing to se a more old school or traditional childhood fantasy subject. Especialy one that is such a classic. ^_^

Segzhan @ Tuesday, May 24th 2005, 6:52 PM
The feelings in your art always amaze me.. o.o

Totchi @ Friday, May 27th 2005, 8:17 PM
aww it's so cute- i really like the BG

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:44 AM
Uh, I highly recommend at this time, if you are not already doing it, illustrate books. NO joke. Peter Pan is alive, in this, so much. Are you doing book illustration? God, you should.


[165] Artist: Sumi | Title: Nera fanarts | Time: 1093 min


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Sumi @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 4:21 AM
Sorry it took so long. XD

windblade @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 4:32 AM
*drops to the ground and worships* I honestly can't find a single thing to criticise about this. The background is amazingly detailed, the light from the window looks great (DUST MOTES!), and Nera's clothes look so... so... cloth-y! I love the stained appron, and the towel, and the knife-rack.
definitely my favourite of yours!

>>

still wanna marry me?

catboi incubus mishi @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 4:32 AM
Oh, lordy. I'm going to die happy. This is so beautiful, Sumi! Thank you so much! Nera is lovely, I love her face and her hair, the way it curls is lovely, oh, and her dress.. <3333 I just am in love with this. Her apron! Oh god, the folds! Lordy. <3333 I just love the light shining in, and the pots hanging from the ceiling, and all the details.. like the folded bits of paper sticking out of the cookbook. Wow.. just, wow. I'm honored to recieve such a wonderful fanart! Thank you again! <333333333

Kern @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 4:38 AM
fairly amazing oekaki picture. Very well done background and textures.

Kari Maxwell @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 4:39 AM
Holy... Oh my god... this is beautiful! You have much patients to work so long on a picture. It's really, really lovely. I love the lines in the wood. It's all very nice. -nods.- And you even did little lines in the book too. Gods... I want your patients.

kyokurrychan @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 8:05 AM
ah, awesome as always <3 ^^ i love it, the scene is great as is the character herself. Youre art is always so awesome!!!

Jennifer @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 7:03 PM
This is such pretty fanart. Mishi's character looks so sweet as she's reading her recipe book. I love the details you put into this. The cookbook looks worn and well used. I like that you put diagrams onto the pages, it gives the book realism.

darkrose @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 10:32 PM
I love how many details you pay attention to. Things like the textures of everything from metal to wood to leather to terrycloth and paper, the lighting (complete with little dust speckles giving the room a very homely feel), the composition (something interesting in every part of the picture but the lines and general focus are drawn to the main figure {or perhaps the book...}). This feels like a real place that really exists, which I think is important in a good picture. Helps people relate to it more. If I could critique anything at all it would be her face.. it appears that her chin is tilded down, her focus is on the book, and everything about her posture indicates the tilting of the chin except her hair, which still seems to be in the position of a fully level chin. Maybe if you took the hairline down a little bit it would help, but only if that was indeed what you were going for. Like I said, this is fantastic. Excellent work.

Basil @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 2:11 AM
... Sumi, there are no words. Bloody gorgeous, is all I can think of. Mind-blowing.

christabel @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 9:43 PM
Eeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!! This is too fricking beautiful! o.o Seriously! o.o I love it so veddy veddy much. Your background-drawin' abilities = FANTASTIC. :3 What a loverly fanart.
I totally adore your stuffs, Sumi. ^^

Segzhan @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 3:13 AM
...Wow. Gorgeous. Can't think of anything else to say. Just.. Wow.

Prismatic @ Friday, February 11th 2005, 10:25 PM
Wow! This is so great. And I have to mention again that you are one of my favorite artists. Yeah.. I always always love your art. The detail in this one is soooo amazing.
I mean wow, from the stains on the towel and the writing in the book, to the folded peieces of paper in it and the planking on the wood. Even the knives have a lot of detail~
I love her pose and expression. And her outfit! Especially the sleeves. I want some like that now.
The background is beautiful. and you can even see the particals of dust in the sunlight~ I think this is one of my favorites of yours.~

Queen_Godzilla @ Saturday, March 5th 2005, 12:08 AM
Man, I seriously can't find anything wrong with this.

It's a very strong composition. Gypsy girl isn't standing around staring off into space, she's tying on an apron and getting ready to cook. It has implied action!

Not only that, but the textures. My. GOD. The slats on the wooden table, the fluffy towel, the crackled pages, her be-wrinkled clothes, the glass jars, the motes and the light! Holy HELL, Sumi.

Ah, I found something -- the window light should reflect more on the surrounding area. Including gypsy. Other than, that... DAMN.

Totchi @ Friday, May 27th 2005, 8:23 PM
wow the details are so pretty-- Great job on the coloring

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:42 AM
Yes,and the lighting behind her, falling thru from the window. Kiddo, you have got "it." duh . I am just a stupid little American key-pusher, ha ha. Love this.

dorothyblueeyes @ Friday, October 6th 2006, 3:42 AM
Yes,and the lighting behind her, falling thru from the window. Kiddo, you have got "it." duh . I am just a stupid little American key-pusher, ha ha. Love this.


[95] Artist: Sumi | Title: escape | Time: 103 min


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Sumi @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 4:53 AM
I feel so blah. ~_~ Sorry I haven't oekakied in a while.

Kaede @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 6:29 AM
Pshhh Sumi, You have a style.
I could tell your artwork from a mile away. Ok well not a mile, my eyes arent that good, I'd have to be close up, but you get the point. x3
This profile, is... wow.. amazing. First off. I really like the profile, and then the goggles things, and how they have the shine on them. I can never get that to work, it always looks funny.
I also LOVE the hair.Just the way its colored is grand. Coarse I always like your coloring. Then I like the sun in the back, and the clouds, it looks sooo realistic.
^^-puts on a 'I <3 Sumi' shirt over.. alll other shirts that are stolen with phrases on them- Shirts that say stuff rock. I need a shirt that says that.
Anyway, this is grand. And im never gonna get over that profile. It is sooo good. o.o;

darkrose @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 6:46 AM
ooh pretty! You did a really great job fitting the character into the background, using the right color scheme and lighting design to really make this flow. It's also beautifully composed, with some truly lovely effects. The goggles seem to be a little off, but I'm not sure how, it's just the angle of the tilt of the face and the goggles don't seem to match. Hard to explain, and it might just be me being silly. Fantastic image.

Starisan @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 4:22 PM
Wow, this is very mysterious. Reminds me of an adventurer looking to the goal. Beautiful technique. I love the sort of amber lighting of sunset (or rise). The hair is so detailed...amazing. I love it.

oni shi @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 7:06 PM
mmmmm sumi u love my style and i love urs hehe, i love his goggles O.o and the lightsing is done so well, i think my fav part of ur drawings is u thin smooth lineart :) *huggles*

Lady_Sea @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 8:52 PM
Oh my. The coloring in this is really superb. The first thing that caught my attention was the googles and the background. I really like the reflection/light effect in the goggles. You really captured the effect well. Before I move onto the background, another thing I want to point out that I like is the hair. It has the beautifully done flowing look to it, as wind were to be brushing through it. And as for the background, that sunset is just gorgeous! I like how you made the light of the sun wobbly through the atmosphere of the sky. You really accomplished that gracefully. Brilliant work.

Carbuncle @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 10:21 PM
ohh wow this pice is just so... good!! I love it I dunno why but it remindes me of a AlBhed from FFX... mayhapps it's the goggles? I dunno but I love the city of in the distance its so solem!! I love it keep it up!

Kari Maxwell @ Sunday, January 9th 2005, 7:31 AM
Wow... this really reminds me of Jak 3 for some reason. I think it's the colours and how they blend together so well. I don't know if anyone else sees it, but in the sand area, just below that dome building thing, in the shading... I swear I see a body theer... And it looks like a football player or something. lol I'm a dork for mentioning it, but I swear to you I see it.

KHatch @ Tuesday, January 11th 2005, 6:45 AM
Holy hell, Sumi!
Can I leave it at that?
Fine. I LOVE your BG skills. And the profile. Wow. And the shiny goggles. And the flowing hair.
And...
And...
And...

catboi incubus mishi @ Saturday, January 15th 2005, 4:33 PM
Sumi Sumi Sumi. I love your art so much. <333333333 I quite like this image, everything about it is wonderful. I love the way his/her hair flows in the wind, the clouds, and the green dome off in the distance. You always make me feel so crappy at art. XD;

Queen_Godzilla @ Sunday, February 6th 2005, 4:57 AM
Oo, tres futuristic. I love the sunset and the lighting effect it produces. It makes everything glow. Nice background details. Very nonchalant. :D



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