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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[760] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Luca's Babysitting | Time: 86 min


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celestial crou @ Friday, July 21st 2006, 2:45 AM
Hopefully this one will be re-touched to its desired final form. We shall see...

To earn money Skah and Luca applied for jobs. Unfortunatly only 'simple' jobs were left and Luca was stuck babysitting.

mrkaz @ Sunday, July 23rd 2006, 12:05 PM
interesting so far XD

Madea @ Monday, July 24th 2006, 11:10 AM
ZOMG, where's the rest of the HEEEEAAAADDD!!! XD Seriously, though, this is a good start. Finish!!

[757] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Skah's Summer Job | Time: 286 min


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celestial crou @ Tuesday, July 18th 2006, 12:33 PM
Alrighty obviously i'm not done yet. XD

Skah is a character of mine who has the ability to jump through time and space. This is one of the worlds he traveled through when he was younger.

Madea @ Tuesday, July 18th 2006, 2:08 PM
Fantastic jobe. I really like the up-top portrait, those eyes really pop out at you. I can't wait to see what it looks like finished!

KHatch @ Tuesday, July 18th 2006, 10:30 PM
Beautiful eyes and mouth/nose so far! I love the little dragon dealy. Can't wait to see it done!

tori_yuugi @ Wednesday, July 19th 2006, 12:27 PM
sahwheet! dragon! i like the eye the most
i can only imagine how the bottom pic reveals the strange comment on the top!
finish soon!

celestial crou @ Friday, July 21st 2006, 1:14 AM
Thanks for the comments. Unfortunatly re-touch has been giving me problems so i just decided to screen cap the image and post the link from my photobucket if anyone's interested in seeing it finnished.


KHatch @ Friday, July 21st 2006, 9:23 AM
Aw cute finished product! I like how expressions on their faces. I feel that way sometimes when my dog drags me around, ha.

Madea @ Monday, July 24th 2006, 11:12 AM
Hahaha, excellent finished product! That should teach him to underestimate a job! I particularly like the doggishness of the dragon, and I like your stylish shading. Good job!

dorothyblueeyes @ Monday, August 7th 2006, 12:49 AM
pretty good; great blue head, interesting.

dorothyblueeyes @ Wednesday, September 27th 2006, 2:59 AM
Part 1 is great, let's have part 2, too.

[295] Artist: celestial crou | Title: long time so see! | Time: 167 min


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celestial crou @ Thursday, April 7th 2005, 1:55 AM
lol. ER.....title has nothing ta do with the pic. At the moment this is a safty save. I like how it looks. at the moment. dont really like the face but.....

mazilwolf @ Thursday, April 7th 2005, 3:22 AM
i think teh face looks kool. yars. very clueless, all like: meh? wha? me???
yes. all good face. ^__^

celestial crou @ Thursday, April 7th 2005, 3:24 AM
I shall call him Landis!!!!!!!!! WAHA! i have made a new character! Hmm....(i should do a backstory.....) Well later on he goes goth! His past is a mystery.

'Cause i had planned to do another image of myself or a girl/ animal spirit. As you see i NEVER do what i plan.... Though i think this is much better then my first idea.

mazilwolf @ Thursday, April 7th 2005, 4:39 AM
kool wings yars and nice shading (i love the cloth thingy!) hope u finish soon as it is so very good now!!!

The_Infamous_Pumpkin @ Thursday, April 7th 2005, 3:43 PM
Oh Ma' Gawd. I love him. Hes so pretty I just wanna---@@;;

sylphide2 @ Friday, April 8th 2005, 4:13 PM
Pixel lineart is good I'm so bad for this ^^

kyasha @ Saturday, April 9th 2005, 11:09 PM
Wonderful lineart!!!! I love the blue!!!!! And the face is really nice! (love the face...doooo iiiit)

Verna_Venisa @ Sunday, April 10th 2005, 2:26 PM
I rather like the expression. The wings seem a little skinny to be capable of flight, but mabye thats just me. In any case, i like this

Jennifer, The Blue Narian @ Sunday, April 10th 2005, 5:27 PM
Hello and welcome back!

Well done line art and anatomy. Beautiful shadeing/coloring. Wish it had a background to help it stand out more. But over all very nicely done.

mazilwolf @ Monday, April 18th 2005, 2:29 PM
ohhh it rocks!! i love! th background looks very much amazing and he looks so clueless! meh!!!!! i love ittttttt!!!!!!!!! the clouds are verrrry good. its beautiful.

Harlequin @ Tuesday, April 19th 2005, 4:10 AM
lmfao Man, how long ago did I promise you I'd make a certain comment on this?

So...just how is he holding that cloth up...toward the front...? XD!!!

Now that I've gotten that bit out of the way, I love the gradation of color to that cloth. Though I'm curious why you left the shading on his body so sharp, but everything else is smooth...then again you may be taking my route...you know...forever to finish things. lol However, the lines are overall very smooth, with the exception of a bit in the wings. And you've got some kind of ocean kick going on don't you? lol You've used water for a background in few things now. Oh well...at least you MAKE backgrounds. lol

kestrelmas @ Wednesday, May 4th 2005, 12:42 PM
What a lovely face he has, though... lovely coloring and I'm REALLY loving the hair!

Segzhan @ Friday, May 20th 2005, 10:28 PM
Hehe, cool solid coloring! ^_^

[257] Artist: celestial crou | Title: i wonder | Time: 168 min


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celestial crou @ Saturday, March 12th 2005, 2:22 AM
got plans...hmm.. this is just a very unique character in... my own little world. Im doing this without any real plan so there isnt much else to describe.

mazilwolf @ Saturday, March 12th 2005, 8:06 AM
her eyes are so shiny and i love her mask thing, really cool picture! ^-^

Malena @ Saturday, March 12th 2005, 9:10 AM
The eyes are kind of scary, But I like it anyway. :)

Neko Girl Star @ Sunday, March 13th 2005, 4:11 AM
oo...I love the eyes....I love the flower and her hair...and the outfit is awsome...I'm not sure about the white thingies...are they feathers or fighting lines like in comics? Anyway, as usual your art looks awsome

missjtsang @ Monday, March 14th 2005, 3:07 AM
Her eyes are ...wow. They caught my attention right away. Love her hair alot ^^ And that flower. Prettiness. *nods*

The_Infamous_Pumpkin @ Monday, March 14th 2005, 3:51 PM
Wow. >_< Shes really pretty, and I love her eyes.

Phyr @ Saturday, March 19th 2005, 7:42 PM
the ribons are amazing. so is your shading and line work.over all i just realy like this. ^_^

Segzhan @ Sunday, March 20th 2005, 9:31 AM
PINK! *glomps drow girl*

I am totally crazy about the way you draw eyes, Celestial!

DinKelion @ Monday, December 5th 2005, 7:53 AM
Super cute =3 I love the eyes! But where are her eyebrows? O-o; Her hair looks beautiful!

[245] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Dark elf encounter | Time: 155 min


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celestial crou @ Sunday, March 6th 2005, 2:44 AM
I am reading a good series right now and this is just one of his "species". He actually has a name for them...it starts with an M but i dont remember. ANYHOW ..... thats it.

celestial crou @ Sunday, March 6th 2005, 4:17 AM
ALRIGHTY. i think this maybe a bit confusing. The short version: Dark elves are supposed to hate humans but this one saved the girl. And then left quickly after.

NOW i did finnish this pic. The BG is green and all that. But its not showing up. If its not up by .....tomarrow ill redo it cause then ill know it didnt get sent.... stupid program...>,<

mazilwolf @ Sunday, March 6th 2005, 7:20 AM
she looks really suprised to see him!!!
and the shading is great, epecilly on her hair!! whats the tattoo for, or is it just a tattoo with no meaning? i dunno, ingnor my crazy non-sensical mind @.@

kyasha @ Sunday, March 6th 2005, 6:30 PM

Side profiles are usually really hard to get, but seems like you got it! Bravo! :)

bakabaka @ Friday, March 11th 2005, 1:51 PM
The blonde girl reminds me of something, but I can't think of who. >_O *hrms*

I like the dark skinned mysterious figure looks sexy. *rawr* ^_^ I've always loved solid black hair. *nods* And as has been mentioned, great profiles! =3 They're not easy.

[238] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Dante's island | Time: 63 min


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celestial crou @ Friday, March 4th 2005, 1:45 AM
this is just another pic of my favorite drow character looking at the sky.... I am trying to get a knack at accuratly portraying water and sky. which is muy dificil! SO ....thats it.

mazilwolf @ Friday, March 4th 2005, 10:39 AM
i love this, teh rays of light comig though teh dark clouds is a rewally clever effect!!
ther skylins looks a littil too defined, if you look at skys meeting seas, its hard too tell where one begins and teh other ends, they sort of merge.
nice pic anyway!!!! =3

Karasu @ Friday, March 4th 2005, 5:00 PM
Ah, so. : )

I think that you did a good job here for lighting, and the sunset is beautiful, perhaps a little more color blending though? I like how you have it matching his hair and what not, I think thats what you were trying to do? But. Ifn ot, what a neat coincidence!

Dont really have muich else to say....except.. I thnk a litttttttttttle highlighting on the top of the wave there would do just the perfect fnishing touch for ths piture. : )

Ikena @ Saturday, March 5th 2005, 12:53 PM
Ah is very pretty indeed, I wish I could see his face.. =3 this seing the back of his head makes you imagine what kind of expression he has =3
The sea looks beautiful and the wave is greatly done!
The only suggestion I would make is that, if he is a drow then he has pointy ears no? I think they should be showing poking out of his hair.. =3, anyway other than that I really like this pic, so calm and nice, ah and i just noticed the pretty clouds and the nice effect of the sun! =3

kyasha @ Sunday, March 6th 2005, 6:23 PM
I enjoy the blues :)

I agree, you should get those big ol' ears sticking out!!!! :D

Queen_Godzilla @ Tuesday, April 12th 2005, 6:52 PM
Haha, you spent more time on the landscape than you did on Dante, huh? Ah well. I really love the landscape so it's no really biggie for me.

I don't think sunsets and sunrises are all that hard to do, actually. I like doing them myself. You did a really good job with this one. Very nice stormheads and good job with the light rays. I especially adore your clouds. I dunno. I just like how everything works together. o_o

[224] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Tsukasa's "snowman" | Time: 64 min


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celestial crou @ Thursday, February 24th 2005, 2:01 AM
I have a 3 year old black/grey/tan/silver tabby named tsukasa. And i had to laugh as i looked out on the porch and found ...well...that. So i decided to draw it (what an Inspiration! lol) to give you a laugh as well.

At the moment i am just tweeking the FG and BG. Wait till its done before you say i broke a rule. -,o K? I have plans you see.....devious plans that only i may know.

olsie @ Thursday, February 24th 2005, 2:00 PM
Is this done? So cute so far; the horn is a nice touch to your kitty :3

celestial crou @ Saturday, February 26th 2005, 2:18 AM
yeah this is done. I already edited my summary but it doesnt seem to have worked....

catboi incubus mishi @ Saturday, February 26th 2005, 3:20 PM
Aw, cute kitty! He sure looks proud of his snowman. X3333

Little Elf @ Saturday, February 26th 2005, 5:58 PM
Yay you're finsihed! The kitty is cuuuute! ^_^ The little horn is a nice touch. Cat's make such cute "snowmen" lol. The snow looks all nice and fluffy, and the cat's stripes are very well done. I think the BG could use a little more detail to match with the cat, but that's okay. Nice.

darkrose @ Sunday, February 27th 2005, 5:55 PM
Your cat made a snowman...? Thats cute... And I like how fuzzy you made it look. You also made it look so proud, very pleased with itself and eager for you to be pleased with it too. Are those trees in the background, or columns? They're spaced just right to look like columns. Or maybe I've got the perspective off and they're the back of the porch? I'm not sure what could be done to clarify those things, maybe more detail (bark on trees, fluting on columns, grain on wood porch). That'll also set a perspective on the size of the unikitty. Still, I really like this piece, is unbearably cute <{^ ^}>

Ikena @ Sunday, February 27th 2005, 6:12 PM
Ah how cute! I like the little detail of the horn! =3
his eyes are pretty too!

Prismatic @ Tuesday, March 1st 2005, 9:16 PM
Hehe.. cute concept. I love things with horns. Nice job with the pose, kitty poses are hard for me to do. I have to agree with what others have said about how nice it is you made it look all soft and fluffy. And it's smiling! I love it when my kitty smiles. The soft pretty colors in the background are nice.~

mazilwolf @ Thursday, March 3rd 2005, 3:36 PM
a snow cat? what a clever kitty!!!! =3
teh eyes are really striking! it looks so swoft and fwuzzy! soo cute, and the horn looks so.........
horn-like! all twirly! =3

kyasha @ Sunday, March 6th 2005, 6:06 PM
Cute cat!!! *squeezes him to bits*

I enjoy your cat a lot :) BG seems a bit rushed compared to your cat, but I guess that was on purpose so we can pay attention to him more :)

[195] Artist: celestial crou | Title: The V word | Time: 91 min


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celestial crou @ Sunday, February 13th 2005, 7:32 AM
this is my character crou and her minion Dante. Destroying ...well....its a bit abstract.

Ikena @ Sunday, February 13th 2005, 5:34 PM
Heh, how cute
I love crou's expression =3

darkrose @ Sunday, February 13th 2005, 9:29 PM
lol... you know what I'm doing this Valentine's day? I'm going to school in a black hooded cloak with a plastic bow and arrow set with fake blood on the rubber tips.. and I'm going to shoot anyone that looks lovey-dovey. It shall be excellent. Of course then I'll be locking myself in my dorm room with just me, my video games, and a heart-shaped pepperoni pizza from Boston's. *sniff*. Still, this is really cute, and the chibiness of it with the sword and the magicy goodness makes me giggle. Rock on.

windblade @ Monday, February 14th 2005, 2:00 PM
waging war on valentine's day! yay!
I love the strange way you color eyes, it gives them a more intense look. May I suggest shading fluff with a bigger, softer watercolor brush? it'll look less scribbly and more fluffy this way.

KHatch @ Tuesday, February 15th 2005, 5:58 AM
Nice idea.
I wish my VDay were a bit more pleasant...my reasons are in my most recent picture above, and I'll leave it at that.
The face is so cute! I love the way you coloured it all, and I agree with windy on how to make it look more fluffy.

Prismatic @ Friday, February 18th 2005, 1:40 PM
Hehe! They look so disgruntled. I love it. Nice job on teh shading of the fur on the coat. And I love the shading on their face! It's great. Cute expression as well~

[181] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Dante Eye candy | Time: 108 min


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celestial crou @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 3:13 AM
Hes one sexy drow yes?

Wa ha! He's done! I finnished quickly this time so YEA!

This is my character Dante. Right now he's a pirate. He wears a white bandana and white pirate pants. Perhaps in the next pic you shall see the whole costume. He has only one crew member. And a poorly made boat. i dont know who that other crew member will be. Perhaps a new character ? or an old.

(Edited on February 4, 2005, 4:03 am)

Segzhan @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 3:30 AM
He's really pretty. I love the eyes. Can't wait to see it finished.^_^

Prismatic @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 9:30 AM
Wow, he is really pretty.
I love the subtle change of tone in his skin. And the little shiney on his lip~ His eyes in particular are really well done. The dark lines about them really make them stand out.
The colors in the sky are beautiful. It really seems to be a bright afternoon or some such. Makes joining him even more appealing~

catboi incubus mishi @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 2:28 PM
I really really like his hair, it's so pretty and the blue is just lovely. <3 I think you could have shaded the white with some light grey, but that's just me. Oh wait, no, it's a bandana, right? Then you should have done some distinction between the two - perhaps make the bandana a light grey, because afterall, white doesn't stay pure on the sea for too long. x3; I think you could have blended the colors in his skin a little more, they look a bit blotchy right now. My absolute favorite part of this are his eyes, they're so piercing and a pretty color of olive. <3

olsie @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 10:13 PM
Cute; The only thing that i would personally change is his lips...lol they look too girly xD
I seriously like how you complete eyes and duo colored hair; blends really nicely!

darkrose @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 11:51 PM
Heheh, cute. Me likies, very muchly. Pretty hair, sexy look, lovely addition of sky and wooden mast. Is totally spiffy.

Kari Maxwell @ Saturday, February 5th 2005, 12:24 AM
He's cute. I like how you did his hair. I'm glad you added more detail to the white part of his hair, in the back. I think that's a bandana, but hell if I know, really. I just know I like the blue in his hair. It's cute. Nice shading on his flesh as well.

Karasu @ Tuesday, February 8th 2005, 12:45 AM
I feel that if I stare into his eyes it will start to vortex on me...*phew* The only thing that really sort of bugs me here is that the lighting or the contrast seems kinda weird. I can't really put my finger on it well enough to describe to you...foo. otherwise, interesting choice for hair! and i love how you used the tones : )

Ikena @ Sunday, February 13th 2005, 4:24 PM
I love his expression and his eyes, his hair is just soooooo pretty I love the shade of blue you used! =3

Queen_Godzilla @ Saturday, March 5th 2005, 1:00 AM
I see that you got lazy. X3

Ah, well. I like Dante anyway. Blue-tipped hair is a plus for me.

Looks like you forgot to shade in his ear, though.

[158] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Acorn | Time: 81 min


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celestial crou @ Thursday, January 27th 2005, 6:53 AM
*Sigh* i should be asleep right now....instead i'm drawing cause i missed the first airing of Inu Yasha on Adult Swim. The next time is at 330.. so i am doing this to pass the time. Stupid brother.

Starisan @ Thursday, January 27th 2005, 3:00 PM
I really like the opposing color pallet. The cool colors look great against the fire. I love her eyes too because the purple incorporates both the red back and the blue front. Your shading is sublte and very well done. Talented Crou! I really like her lips too.

catboi incubus mishi @ Friday, January 28th 2005, 3:36 PM
Wow, the colors are rather bright. *__*; I just love her eyes and skintone, but her hair seems very sloppy, I don't much like the jumble of black on the right. Also, did you forget to shade her collar? It's so cute, by the way, with its little acorn. ^^

darkrose @ Friday, January 28th 2005, 8:21 PM
wow, bright. Interesting colors, I don't know if I would have ever thought to pair green skin with purple eyes with blue hair and neon lips... especially with that bright background it's so very cool and colorful. Wonderful job.

Crest @ Friday, January 28th 2005, 10:09 PM
Those are some bright colors. XD Love the skin tone and the way you colored the hair. The hair to me really stands out. And I adore those lips...yummy looking lips. I hope it's girl or else I may feel sick in the morning for saying that. XD Love the nose. :D

Jennifer @ Saturday, January 29th 2005, 7:25 PM
She's very pretty. I love her big, expressive eyes and that slightly shocked expression. It's like she was caught off-guard. I like what you did with her hair. The scribbly black lines give her hair a messy, damp look.

christabel @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 9:48 PM
Eeee! Really great expression. ^^ I quite like the colours you used on her. Nice work, oi!

Ichumi @ Monday, January 31st 2005, 4:28 AM
So pretty! ;_;
Her expression is perfect, I especially love her deep eyes. The green lips are a nice touch.

Kwetha @ Wednesday, February 2nd 2005, 9:15 PM
Ooh! Shiney picture! I *love* the eyes. I want to steal them, and then I'd claim that I'd drawn them, and be egotistical. This is a really nice piece, in other words. Uhm, but there's a kinda lack of shading in her collar - was that intentional or did you forget? Also, there's some colour bleeding...it'd be nice if it was cleaned up a bit, because this is a really nice picture and it just detracts a bit. But the eyes, the eyes!

Queen_Godzilla @ Friday, March 4th 2005, 11:49 PM
Acorn, eh? I like her name.

The first thing I noticed, and the thing that made me want to comment, was her coloration. We don't get a lot of green-skinned, blue-haired girls around here. This is what really set her off from the rest of the pictures.

The second thing that made me want to comment was her face. Her wide, googly eyes and her pouty lips -- oh yes. Very good. There aren't any eyebrows that I can see, but I don't care. XD Her expression is one that kind of looks vacantly shocked. Like she's seeing something that looks weird and she doesn't know what it is.

The only thing I'd watch out is how ears connect to the head. The bottom of the ear is level with the bottom of the nose, and the top of the ear is level with the eyebrow. It doesn't really work on anime that well (I can attest to that) but... yeah. XD; Her ear is just kind of strangely connect to her head, like it's sticking out of her cheek -- all you'd need to do is add a line from her jaw to her ear ridge there. Or something like it. I dunno XD;

[147] Artist: celestial crou | Title: His Bride | Time: 247 min


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celestial crou @ Monday, January 24th 2005, 2:30 AM
A vampire pic. If it ever gets done. I\'m having a bad pic day and its really hard to make it look right. But i shall prevail!

(Edited on January 24, 2005, 5:22 am)

Chime @ Monday, January 24th 2005, 2:35 PM
Hmmm...Interesting. What this portrays in my mind is the Winter trying to conquer over the Spring.
I like the eyes, very shiny *3*

Keep going!!


Starisan @ Monday, January 24th 2005, 5:04 PM
Of course you'll prevail! For you are Mistress Crou! Love the start since you say it's not finished....The flowers are excellent detail and so his his expression. The purple eyes surprised me on her but I like that. Go Crou! Go Crou!

KHatch @ Tuesday, January 25th 2005, 5:53 AM
Joo kin doo eet!
The eyes are already quite nice. And the BG is pretty. =)

darkrose @ Tuesday, January 25th 2005, 6:07 AM
nifty. Yeah, I can definitely see the whole 'winter and spring' thing from this, that's totally cool. Although I love the vampireness... their hair is amazing but your eyes always get to me - they're so luminous and attractive I can't help but get sucked in. Lovely detail on the flowers in her hair, too. This is so pretty!

Chinh @ Friday, January 28th 2005, 6:18 PM
=O wai...aww....he looks so cool with those red eyes and she's so pretty!
I like how you drew their eyes *___* the bg looks very beautiful, the watercolor makes it looks all soft and smooth ^___^

[109] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Inu/sessho 's father | Time: 114 min


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celestial crou @ Tuesday, January 11th 2005, 1:36 AM
This pic is in anticipation of the third movie. I just bought the second and thought i would read up on the next one. Which by FAR sounds the best. I wont spoil anything but i will say that there is supposed to be a little bit about the past in the movie. Hence the pic. I found two great sites for images so if anyone wants them just ask.

darkrose @ Tuesday, January 11th 2005, 6:09 AM
Ooh, nice. Love the hair, it's so very silvery and pretty. Nifty site with pretty pictures? I'm always interested...

KHatch @ Tuesday, January 11th 2005, 6:35 AM
The shading on the ivory part of his back is very nice. I love his hair.

kyokurrychan @ Tuesday, January 11th 2005, 9:09 PM
I know i'm gonna cry when i watch it... i just know it. ^^ awesome drawing by the way <3

Kaiera @ Wednesday, January 12th 2005, 12:04 AM
it's Inu-papa! :D I love him, I do. I personally cannot wait for the 3rd movie, papa's awesome. Beautiful drawing, I like how his back is turned to the viewer...cool effect :)

Starisan @ Wednesday, January 12th 2005, 1:44 AM
wah! suspense. Now to the art. I really like it, the position is one that isn't used a lot so it's fresh. I agree, the back is done very well and the shadow under the ponytail is really good too. OOO and the shoulder pad thingys (sorry don't know what to call them), they are awsome because they are so dramatic. great job as usual.

Kage Kitsune @ Wednesday, January 12th 2005, 1:58 AM
ooo....I now wonder...XD Inuyasha doesn't really resemble his father does he? I like the furry cloak and his hair ::pets it:: and the ears are cooooool!

celestial crou @ Wednesday, January 12th 2005, 3:06 AM
But i prefir the "lord of dogs site" more (2nd one listed). Really pretty pics. Amazingly i though they were better then the "official IY site" ones. They are generally bigger and have a better focas. so YEA!!!!!!!!

AND on the second one it shows the shared characteristics of father to both sons. Quite interesting. As far as i can remember the eyebrows are shared between IY / father and in Full demon mode IY has the same strips on his face. Well. you can read the rest i'm sure. really cool..

Kaede @ Thursday, January 13th 2005, 8:05 PM
Ive only seen the second Inuyasha movie, and I need to see the first then the third.
Yay for the Daddy. He looks awesome, even though.. this is just his back. Really great job on the coloring and the moon .=D

Starisan @ Saturday, January 15th 2005, 4:38 AM
wow, that planet turned out awesomely!

catboi incubus mishi @ Saturday, January 15th 2005, 3:45 PM
Ever since Inu Yasha became popular in the US, I stopped following it. xD; This is a nice image, although the positioning of the white cloak .. thing.. bothers me, because it make his shoulders to look different sizes. But I like the pinky-red moon, it would have been neat if you had a slightly pink glow on him. O:

[86] Artist: celestial crou | Title: wild child | Time: 171 min


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celestial crou @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 9:22 AM
This is a gift to harle. For no reason other then this somehow reminds me of her. Could be the grin. Or the odd odd hair. ....i think its the hair.

And his name shall be ....TILLEN! hmm...Tillen has a nice sound to it.
Is this a boy or a girl? dont know.

(Edited on January 7, 2005, 7:42 am)

celestial crou @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 10:38 AM
DONE! now its a dude. I think i will have him have some form of a relationship with Dante. Course if you just look at the head it looks better fem then mas. SO perhaps a sex change is in order. LOL. Should 'he' be a guy or girl? oh aand the BG is of a desert. I couldnt really show it. but i did my best. SO they (Dante=water, ???= fire) live within their elements.

Starisan @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 3:32 PM
Yeah! I love your colors so much, I know I just said that in my previous comment but this is so pretty! I love the eyes, they are very intense and the hat/turban is great too. I also like the wispy way that you did the highlights. Have you seen anyone from class lately?

oni shi @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 5:45 PM
i love the colors aswell, and the lighs and daeks of this imagethey are suttle but still there, i aslo really like the eyes :)

AnimeCanuck @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 7:20 PM
This is really cute! I love the spunky hair. What colours in the eyes, too!

Keep drawing, Crou!

Edit: Oh... and I thought he was a girl, because of the face, mostly. Only the chest makes me believe (barely) that he's a guy. Ahh... so these are elemental drow... I should have paid more attention. I hope you complete the set with Earth and Air as well! ^^

(Edited on January 6, 2005, 7:22 pm)

Loki @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 9:04 PM
BOY BOY BOY! This is such a boy! *drrools* You draw these (drow?) people so well, I really love the black skin. Heee His eyes are gorgeous too! Man, this is too good! *dies*

darkrose @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 9:14 PM
I think it's definitely a boy, just because I say so. <{^.-}> Anyway, so yah... I love this thing you've been doing recently with the nifty feathery shading goodness. I really REALLY like this style, it seems somehow different from what you did before, but I love it. And the expression is so cute, with the silly grin and the wide, bright eyes. He looks very eager. Great job!

olsie @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 11:59 PM
This character reminds me more of a girl then a boy for some reason... So I'm gonna have to go with girl about the gender thing. It's like a drow "Ed" from Cowboy Bebop.
Adorable eyes; as usual <3

(Edited on January 7, 2005, 12:02 am)

Crest @ Friday, January 7th 2005, 5:56 AM
That's one wicked way to do the hair. Looks awesome. Love how the eyes look, the color tones of them are really cool. Very neat coloring. :D

Kaede @ Friday, January 7th 2005, 6:30 PM
First off before I forget to say it, I love the way you draw eyes. They are always so nice to look at and like, the first thing I look at.
Secondly, his hair rocks. I love the way it is colored.
Thirdly, I love his expression, it is just so garsh darn adorable. =3

Lady_Sea @ Saturday, January 8th 2005, 10:09 PM
I must say those eyes are absolutely ALLURING. So captivating. I can't stop looking at them. I really like the inner blue and outter green. It gives it a sort of deepness, yet bright and young feel. For some reason, this character reminds me of Relm from FFVI. It must be the hair style and headdress. Another thing I like about this picture is the painty look of the skin. Awesome work ^_^. *two thumbs up*

[81] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Drowtales dude | Time: 181 min


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celestial crou @ Wednesday, January 5th 2005, 9:13 AM
Donno how this will turn out. If you watch the animation i did an armor version of him and then stopped. Realizing that he was in water and ...well...heavy metal objects and water dont mix. Well at least for the one who wears them. So.....donno. I think i shall have him be another one of my characters. well a fan pic character. Cause he's a drow. I thnk ill name him Dante.

ANY WAY. this is a very belated gift to all the admin. people who got the Drowtales oekaki up after that worm. Thanks!

(Edited on January 5, 2005, 10:14 am)

darkrose @ Wednesday, January 5th 2005, 10:37 PM
sweet! Rock on with shading. You go. Beautiful lineart, and the hair and the background are wonderful, and the shading on his torso and the way you actually made his shirt look like it's soaking up water. Totally excellent. One other thing that wet clothing does is cling, a lot, making large tight wrinkes to itself and the skin and there's color bleeding (depending on the texture and weight of the fabric). Just something to keep in mind for next time <{^.^}>. That tree in the background rocks my world, though.

KHatch @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 4:19 AM
The face is so well done. I like how you have the shape of the head under the hair accutarely done, some people, including myself, have a hard time making sure there's enough head under the hair, or in my case a lot, there's too much head. o.O
The hair is pretty, and the tree in the BG is cute. I like it a lot. YAY!

Loki @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 5:27 AM
This is definately my favorite of yours! He looks so wonderful in the water like that, and the shading on his skin and shirt is beautiful. The hair is definately the greatest thing out of the whole pic to me, its so nice and different for a change, The go so well with his eyes and his hair and eyes together really give him a pretty and aquatic look, Well done CC! (can I call you that?) <3

Starisan @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 3:30 PM
Wow, this is gorgeous, I Love the smoothness of the lines. The subdued color choice for the background makes thegreaat colors in the front stand out really well. Your so talented!

oni shi @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 5:57 PM
i like ur style hehe *dies over wet bishi* hehe i like how all the colors ion this are related (blue and yell makes green) i find that to be very pleasing to my eyes i also like how is close are darker due to wetness

AnimeCanuck @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 7:13 PM
I really like this! His hair is cool, and ... I just get the feeling of "I'm a mermaid" from him... it's playing about in his mysterious eyes.

I just love how everybody's art styles differ, yet are all amazing in their own way here at Drowkaki. It's something that I love about this board!

Great picture!

Crest @ Friday, January 7th 2005, 5:58 AM
The hair and eyes are so wonderfully done. Definitely love how you do the hair where the tips fade into the white...or the white fades into the blue. XD And the face is so nicely drawn. Very neat. :D

Kaede @ Friday, January 7th 2005, 6:43 PM
=0.......-Benjiman The Spork:.......-
Wow. Me and Benji love this!
This is like, wow. =0
Ok first of all, I love his hair. It is sooo smexy, and nice dun, and the blue tip is lovely. I secondly love his gold eyes. I mean I know Ive said I love the way you draw eyes, but I love the face his eyes are gold more. I love gold eyes they are always so... beautiful. Theres no other word for them. Thirdly, I love his lips, you REALLY did a nice job on the lips, and then the detail to the chest is just grand! I really love his chest.
Now moving on to the shirt. I like how you darkened the coloring to show that his shirt is wet. That is some good detail, that..... >.>; I would of easily forgotten which perhaps is probably why I think it is so amazing. xD Or maybe im just easily amazed hm?...-_- Oh shut up benjiman.
Ok anyway ^^ Aheeem Yes, I must say this is probably my favorite drawing out of all your work. Other than that one picture of yourself. That one was smoking.

Tigerhawk @ Sunday, January 9th 2005, 2:33 AM
The coloring is the best and the tones, mainly on the skin.

Kage Kitsune @ Sunday, January 9th 2005, 10:10 PM
I really like this picture Crou!! I love his hair and his shirt. The eyes are spectacular! shading is also great but the white background doesn't seem to fit to me ::shrugs::

Queen_Godzilla @ Sunday, February 6th 2005, 3:44 AM
Dante! Wonderful name for your pirate drow.

I love the anatomy on this. I dunno. His face is very delicate and elf-like, very cutesy, very ... bishounen-y. And he's staring off into space! :D

The background is barren, but in a good way. It's subtle. I love how he's half-submerged in it.

[60] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Sesshomaru ? | Time: 322 min


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celestial crou @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 9:28 AM
Well its adult for extreme dislike. I am very perticular when it comes to my more realistic works. and i must say i thnk this one sucks....makes me sad.....but i love the nose. So i shall keep it.

Yes...if you peeked and guessed that i was useing a Advent children pic as my ref. pic you are correct.

(Edited on January 4, 2005, 7:08 am)

Starisan @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 2:42 PM
just wanted to say hi and thanks for suggesting this site to me, I'm so excited to try it out when I have time!

Pitdragon @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 9:07 PM
Like where this is going. I am determined to have a more "realistic" art style, and this looks similar to some of my stepping-stone pics for that, where I too have used some FF CG to help. (yah, I know my Oekaki work looks like I'm in 6th grade all over again ^_^; ). It looks like you're gonna have some nifty cloud/fog/steam to the left there. I wanna see how that turns out too!

BreeWinde @ Friday, December 31st 2004, 7:41 PM
His eyes look wonderful, hun. I would suggest blurring the nose a little, or something though, because you have so many smooth lines, and then the nose is so sharp, it throws a lot of the picture off. Other then that, great job. <3

oni shi @ Friday, December 31st 2004, 10:28 PM
ahh i couldent resitst i love it so afr finish!!! *waits*

Ghislain WildCat @ Saturday, January 1st 2005, 7:59 AM
(sorry! I looked anyway)

Pretty nice pic of Seshoumaru so far! I'm sure Lyserg's going to like it when it'll be done! XD

Darkrose @ Saturday, January 1st 2005, 9:29 AM
Can I comment now? Please? Pleasepleasepleasepleaseplease????? OK, well I guess that settles it. You ROCK. Beautiful job on this so far, his nose and eyes and everything, just gorgeous shading so far. I've been watching eagerly to see how this turns out... KEEP GOING!!!!

Kamourian King @ Saturday, January 1st 2005, 4:52 PM
Sesshomaru ^^ *dances* well, i love this style... it looks kinda realistic

cant wait to see it done ^^ finish soon XD

Olsie @ Saturday, January 1st 2005, 9:12 PM
Oh neat; I had no Idea it would morph into him :) I can wait to see how you draw in the mouth for him; it aughta be pretty indeed o-o

AnimeCanuck @ Sunday, January 2nd 2005, 5:20 PM
This looks really good. The soft colouring suits him (especially with this pose). I don't know what Advent Children pic you used for this, as it doen't look familiar to me. Very nicely done! ^^

Darkrose @ Sunday, January 2nd 2005, 10:29 PM
Woah! It completely changed! That's kind of a trip... still love the shading on the nose, though. His eyes could be a bit darker (the whites are never really white, you know) if you're going for a purely realistic look, but I really like this. Kinda thew me that the whole thing up and changed, though... heheh.

Kamourian King @ Monday, January 3rd 2005, 12:04 PM
awww it changed..... i liked the other one better... theres something about this one that setts me off >>

Starisan @ Monday, January 3rd 2005, 11:41 PM
Hey, I'm from your CC art class aka pictionary! I don't know if you want people commenting on this yet, let me know when you do cause I've got stuff to say!

ChronosKit @ Tuesday, January 4th 2005, 5:38 AM
Wow! I watched the animation of this, and found it fascinating how you switched the picture! Kudos!~ The little crescent on his forehead could be a tad bit bigger though,a nd I love his eyes, although I agree that if you are going for a realism effect that you should darken the whites of the eyes a bit. Also, his ear looks like it could take a tad bit more shading. I love his cheek markings, and the pouty looking bottom lip!

celestial crou @ Tuesday, January 4th 2005, 7:22 AM
Starisan- *HUGS* HELLO!!!!! i was getting worried that i would never hear from you again. YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! your here now!

Yes comment away. I hate how this turned out. but i would love to hear improvement suggestions. Its not my "drawing style". (XD i have a drawing style now! Recently devoloped you see) But you cant say you suck at something if you only did it a few times. wait until you did something 100 times before you say you suck at it. then practive until 1000. If no improvement. then you really do suck at it and you should probibly quit wasting your time....LOL

Starisan @ Tuesday, January 4th 2005, 5:05 PM
yipee! well I watched the animation and I did like the start that you had on the original (sorry I know you'v heard that a few times), but I like this one too. The expression is great, pouty lip and all. He looks annoyed as he usually would be but it also seems like he's trying to be serious when he really wants to laugh. I magine him LOLing....You really captured his likeness well. The pelt is especially good and I see some really good highlights (smiles). The eyes are very effective too (they look round) but I would have to agree that the whites might be a little darker. I can't believe you only been using the mouse for a little while, your soo good. Good job!

Harlequin @ Thursday, January 6th 2005, 5:35 AM
lol Well Crou, had this been with actual tangible paint...I'm sure you would have been MUCH happier with it. I won't bother critiquing this...since...lol You already know exactly what I'd point out and all that, and I'm sure it's the same stuff that you're not happy with. But...I will say this, you're brave to attempt even moderate realism with an oekaki applet...lol Then again...I'm am "realistically challenged" when it comes to people. lol

[52] Artist: celestial crou | Title: HAPPY birthday HARLE | Time: 166 min


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celestial crou @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 3:55 AM
well its tomarrow actually.... but i usually spend 2 days per pic so....this will be DONE on your b-day! HURAY! i shall be on time! HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARLE!

Um...let me explain this pic a little. The blue eyed puppy is a Harlequin Great Dane. And we are in one of Drowtales Great Banquent halls. Harle is the one whose blindfolded and being directed to the door by Windy (hope you dont mind being added) in the BG. You can see them through the windows. Crou (me) is holding the present she will give to harle (which is the puppy).

(Edited on December 29, 2004, 4:18 am)

Rigga Mortis @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 4:13 AM
Manical grin much? Not that it's a bad thing, of course. That Dane looks just wonderful, the details on the muzzle is really awesome. It's so cute, too, especially it's expression---it looks like something off-image has captured it's attention! The girl (Harlequin, I assume?) has a neat hat, and I like the way her hair falls. That background is rather intriguing, I want to see how it's coloured and shaded. :D

Harlequin @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 6:40 AM
I'll only say this once:


Gah, I've wanted one since I was a wee ickle Harle. But the parent types don't like the big dog beasts...so I have to wait until I'm out of the house to get my BIG puppy.

So...I'll comment more on the actual image when this is done. lol

(Edited on December 29, 2004, 6:46 am)

kyokurrychan @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 8:18 AM
^_^ hehe, its uber awesome so far. the dog is great. @_@ though the expression slightly frightens me at the moment

LunarMnM2004 @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 5:36 PM
I loveith the puppy!
The background in the windows rule! so pretty....
Though.. that smile kinda scares me...

kyokurrychan @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 6:12 PM
WOOT! <3 you finished. ^_^ i spot a yuki. hehe. sanku. i still love teh puppy. so kawaii. hehe. i lurvs teh sunset too!!! ^__^ awesome work!

Sephie Strife @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 10:29 PM
GAH, I'm jealous of the way you drew that dog. You did it so well. T_T
That picture looks great. X3

Darkrose @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 1:27 AM
Cute! I love the puppy, and you look so (maniacally) eager to be holding it! Beautiful sunset, it looks like it was done in watercolors (real ones <{^.^}>) And the 'falling banner' effect is rather funny... no one's home movies end up like they wanted to, eh? heheh. Great job.

ChronosKit @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 7:46 AM
PUPPY!! *huggles and pets* Wheeeeeee I like ^.^

Kari Maxwell @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 11:21 PM
Aww... it's so cute. The expression is adorable. And the puppy... -hugs it- Loff the picture. ^^

windblade @ Friday, December 31st 2004, 10:34 PM
I feel so USED! o.O
=p I always dreamed of being one of those helper dogs for the blind. That dane puppy is so cute, even if the bright blue eyes look a bit freaky! (I swear it wants my food... bad dog!)
Cool background, it's all glowy and stuff!

Happy birthday, o queen of the pillow weasels and eater of chicken!

Kamourian King @ Saturday, January 1st 2005, 5:05 PM
really sweet ^^ i like the doggy ^^ and the Bg alot, good job

oni shi @ Sunday, January 2nd 2005, 12:50 AM
ahh the puppy its so cute i love him! i must say i really like the way u draw eyes nice and big with a snazzy shape awsome

AnimeCanuck @ Sunday, January 2nd 2005, 5:10 PM
Cute. Great epression and lineart with your face. Cute dog, too. I think the dog's eyes could look more real, though. Nice background, nice overall! ^^

Carbuncle @ Tuesday, January 4th 2005, 1:16 AM
ohh this is a lovely present!! I love you big eyes they are soo full of detail!!and the smile is just soo cute!! the dog well... he looks a little constapated I think it is the eyes but it just..I like it anyway

Starisan @ Tuesday, January 4th 2005, 5:00 PM
Yeah! it's Celstial Crou! This a cool one too, I like the video camera REC and the space created by the falling banner. The puppy is very cute and well drawn, I wish I could draw animals as well as you. Your eyes are always very dramatic. I like that in the animation. I think the head space in the hat is just a little bit off but otherwise I'm glad it's there (my fav hat to see you in):) A gorgeous suset in the background too. Quite lovely.

[46] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Breath of Fire.... | Time: 241 min


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celestial crou @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 3:07 AM
OH how my beloved game series came to the GBA and how i wish i bought it.... For christmas came and went and there was no Breath of fire in my stocking....for ALL game stores were sold out.... *sigh* LET THE HUNT BEGIN! I shall have you my Ryu!

So .....how did your christmas go? Get everything you wanted?

AnimeCanuck @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 3:14 AM
I've never played Breath of Fire... I also didn't get everything I wanted. I meant to go out to get Burnout 3: Takedown for the PS2 with some Christmas money, but it's also sold out everywhere (and more than I thought. I didn't realize it was a new release) so I hope I can still find it used at the rental store for $40.

He has a nice happy expression. Those are really dark, thick lines for his eyes. Also, is that a scar or a tattoo on his forehead. Are you going to colour this?

Rigga Mortis @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 3:56 AM
Your style is really defined, Crou. :D My only nit-pick is that the size of the eyes distorts the shape of the face/head on the left (our right, his left) side. Otherwise, that is a really cute nose, and I like the shape of the mouth and teeth. I really want to see this all coloured.

Skittles-chan @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 4:03 AM
The eyes are pretty cool, but it seems a little awkward on the left, like it comes out too much. I could tell almost instantly who it was though =3 I've played all of the BoF games except this most recent one. The first few are great.

AnimeCanuck @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 5:01 AM
Ooooh! Nice hair! And a skull-ish dragon in the background. Finish! Finish! ^^

Darkrose @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 6:29 AM
ooh cool! I love that dragon... fantastic. I got something this Christmas that's been on my list for a few years: the 120 SET OF PRISMACOLOR PENCILS! MUAHAHA!!! *does the happy pencil dance* I've already completed two pieces with them, one just for fun and to try them out and the other a nice commission piece. I'll put them on DA when I get them scanned (which is my 'personal website' in my profile thingy that pops up when you click on my name <{^.^}>) Anyway, yeah. Exciting. Oh, and lovely pic... *as I remember what the point of commenting is* lalala.

Ghislain WildCat @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 7:57 AM
Oooh! Izzat Ryu from Breath of fire 2? ^w^ Very god job on the sunset background! I love the colors you used in it! And you also did nicely with the solids.
But maybe you shouldn't have made his eyes so big. ^w^; It seems like it deforms his face a bit. *prepares to receive any pointy object thrown in my direction*

celestial crou @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 11:27 AM
-Ghislain WildCat You know....if you really want to torture someone you dont use pointy objects....you use blunt or dull objects and salt. Perhaps lemon or ham juice.... LOL...

NO really. NOw that you mention it his face does seem a bit akward. But because my drawing style literly revolves around the eyes i think it was the face itself that is perhaps too small? Donno...this is not a question one should ponder at 6:30 in the morning.

*Throws cookies at Ghislain WildCat. * Thankyou for the advise!

Shamdu @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 12:57 PM
Wow, pretty!! The background is really well drawn, you conveyed the atmosphere very well, and the dragon is pretty.~<3

Totenmaske @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 7:52 PM
I was withholding on commenting on this image last night crou, simply because I didn?t know if you were truly finished with the image ? yeah I know rather silly of me ? but I personally liked the way it was coming out so I didn?t feel it would be ?just? if I made a full comment on an unfinished piece. What is interesting, only to me I suppose ? because I used to be a fan of the Breath of Fire series (was, mainly because after awhile of the same characters being reintroduced in each new game, a few new characters, but the same main who never seemed to develop over the series ? I began to feel cheated) is the fact that I didn?t know they put a cross type scar on his forehead, but apparently they thought that was an interesting thing to put into the GBA version. Which tempts me to go out and purchase it, if I can find it.

Other than that, I must agree you did an exceptional job overall ? even though the face has been said by a few to be a little off mainly because of the result of the eyes, I personally think this is one of the more recent images of yours that I personally like a lot. The background, particularly the sunset with the sense of dark foreboding clouds really is crafted rather nicely and the colours are very well blended to give a wonderful effect. The sea itself is adequate but really nicely carried by the slight reflection of the clouds and lighting.

I personally like the fact that you depended upon thin line work in this image for the two focal points in the canvas (the dragon form of Ryu and Ryu himself). I think the overall colouring and line art in Ryu is more polished though, mainly because I see a little colour bleeding in the dragon?s eyebrow as well as the yellow highlights seem a little to vibrant, generally it would be really nice to see some sense of texture ? though personally I think you were going for that fine cel-shading look overall. I do like the dragon; don?t get me wrong, I just feel that it isn?t as polished as Ryu.

Now I know you have heard a few negatives about Ryu?s face and the setup of his eyes, well the overly large sense of the eyes and the odd sense of spacing on the face. But to be truthful, the overall effect isn?t as overpowering as it has been made out to be. I personally like the overall look of him ? even the little detail of the cross scar that Capcom has recently introduced on his forehead. The skin and the clothing are fantastically coloured in my opinion ? the eyes are a little odd only in the sense of colouring approach compared to the rest of the character. The line art is fantastic, and the overall look of the eyes remind me somewhat of how Harlequin crafts them, which is a compliment btw. The colouring itself is very nice overall though in Ryu and that is what seems to make the image ? the fact that you put a lot of work in getting a sense of shading on the face and clothing brings everything to life. I particularly like the way you rendered the lower lip cress, but it is carried on in the slight colouring ? as if it fades away realistically from the line art point into colour. But that?s just me. Overall fantastic image crou, and I do hope you get a chance to own Breath of Fire.

KHatch @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 8:19 PM
I like the semisolid shading, and I LOVE the background. The lineart is pretty and the anime type face is well done. Yeah, the eyes are a little buggy but the way you made them is good, so I'm gonna ignore that.
Nice. =)

Kage Kitsune @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 10:15 PM
::pets the draggy:: skeee!! I've never even heard of Breath of Fire before so...yeah ^_^;;; I like the big stormy clouds ^_^ and his eyes!

Ikena @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 11:03 PM
How nice!
Im happy you got what you wanted =3
lately i've been reading DNAngel, its eye stile reminds me of yours =3

LunarMnM2004 @ Wednesday, December 29th 2004, 5:32 PM
Dragons rule! YAY!
The backgrounds neat looks like its stormy!

Skittles-chan @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 9:26 AM
This looks really great now that it's finished ^^ I really, really love the water in the background; it's a little more realistic than bright blue or green. The sky looks very cool too, especially how the light is sort of seeping into the dark, like there's some kind of fire-storm type thing going on. The one thing that bothers me is how Ryu's hair is shaded solid, and nearly everything else in the image is watercoloured (which has enough various colours that I didn't even notice until just now.) But really overall, this looks fantastic ^^

oni shi @ Sunday, January 2nd 2005, 12:56 AM
ahh they eyes i simply love them, there is nothing that i can point out that hasnt been pointed out already i love the solidness of the forground and the softness of the background

AnimeCanuck @ Sunday, January 2nd 2005, 5:04 PM
Oooh it's done! *GASP!!!* I LOOOOVE the background!

So pretty, Crou!!! ^^

Kamourian King @ Monday, January 3rd 2005, 11:58 AM
woah, i love the dragon and BG, but the human .... well the eyes are too big, making the head look acward...

kyokurrychan @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 6:54 AM
aw! awesome!!!! <3 cool dragon. me want one.

krypto @ Wednesday, February 23rd 2005, 7:53 PM
awesome job, i can't see anything wrong with this picture, everything is so pretty!! ^^

[38] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Christmas snow globe | Time: 96 min


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celestial crou @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 6:29 AM
This is the Secret Santa gift for..... KHatch!!!!!!!!!!! Who requested Lai'Rena. Now i tried really hard but i dont think i captured her very well. Hope you like it! MERRY CHRISTMAS!

KHatch @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 6:34 AM
No way! She's perfect! I really like her big gooey eyes! You got her hairstyle all perfect and stuff.
Thanks, it's great! *giant hug of doom*
*falls in love with her little ears*

Skittles-chan @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 6:41 AM
This is really very pretty ^^ Her eyes are lovely, and I like how the wings look. The shading on her skin is pretty good, too. The only things that bother me are the colour bleeding, and the lack of detail in the base of the globe. Otherwise, it's pretty, and very christmasy ^^

Rigga Mortis @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 6:40 PM
Crou, you made the orb shiiiiny! KHatch's character looks really cute and happy, the lower lip is adorable and I, too, love the big goopy eyes. X3 The hair is pretty, as are those wings. :D

Darkrose @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 6:58 PM
It's lovely! I really like the shaggy wings, yepyep. I always love your eyes, too Her ears seem a little bit too low, but other than that this is a fantastic picture. Merry Christmas!

Rasen @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 7:59 PM
Oh, pretty! The glow of light off the globe is lovely and really gives it a glassy look. I especially like her eyes and her wings, and the simple background makes the globe stand out. I like the way you depicted the snow settling on her shoulders too. ^_^

Jennifer @ Sunday, December 26th 2004, 12:58 PM
This is so cute, pretty and original. I like the idea of putting someone's character into a snow globe. It's very pretty. The globe and character themselves seem magical. She looks like she might blink or flap her wings. Beautiful job.

TigerHawk @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 1:26 AM
Her eyes are gorgous!

Sumi @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 5:02 PM
This is so cool! The snowglobe idea is genius. XD Yes, the bleeding colour on the snowglobe base is a little distracting but it's not that bad. Nice job.

AnimeCanuck @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 8:25 PM
She's got a very cute and innocent look to her. I hope she's actually happy to be put in a snowglobe like that, and not just under some sort of creepy spell. The green eyes are really intense! ^^

Ikena @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 10:33 PM
ah lovely! the eeeeyes! =3
lovely concept! =3

Carbuncle @ Tuesday, January 4th 2005, 3:31 AM
aww... I love this the drow is uber cute!!! I likr the wings and the hat and the face and the eyes...you get meh point?

kyokurrychan @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 6:49 AM
awww.. i always love how you do eyes <3

[28] Artist: celestial crou | Title: Happy ...... | Time: 223 min


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celestial crou @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 12:51 AM
Well. I think we ALL know what this is, who its to and why!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Or do you? Well this ones dedicated to Windy. HAPPY B DAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Darkrose @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 1:48 AM
Well so far I'd say Windy, Crow, and someone else. Who knows. Looking good so far, finish soon!

Rasen @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 2:34 AM
The lineart looks great, the eyes especially. Can't wait to see it finished. ^_^

Rigga Mortis @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 3:08 AM
Oooh. Very nice line-art, so far, indeed. The eyes are looking quite stark, but this is extremely incomplete. I like the expressions, especially the grin on the one to the left. :D Finish soon!

LunarMnM2004 @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 3:32 AM
I love the eyes!

celestial crou @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 4:24 AM
alright. For the most part this pic is done. But the eyes ....i cant seem to color in the eyes. Its driving me nuts!!!!!!!! I redid it over and over. Just watch the animation.....grrr....

HuntressD @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 5:08 AM
Hum.. >_> that one with the red eyes is looking at her funny.. Does he have some sort of idea in mind??? >_> or is he trying to get a peep down her clothes? :o KEkeke! Nice pic in the snow, Crou. I really like it. :D

windblade @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 5:10 AM
Yay! Another birthday pic, and it's SNOWING! Wish it was snowing now... but noooo. it RAINED. *curses at the weather*

I like how we look like we're taking a picture... and the girl on top looks like she's going to STEAL MY SOUL!!! (Ha, sucks to be her, I sold it for 2$) That's Harle, right? >>

AnimeCanuck @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 7:01 AM
I like the snow! ^^ Cute pic. The colouring of Windy's lip is nicely done. And the expression on the red-eyed guy's face just rocks. Hehe. And he has nice eyes, too. Did you forget to finish the other eyes, or was that white blank-ness intentional?

Harlequin @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 7:31 AM
lmfao Yeah, that mystery girl with the purple hair would be me. Though it's more of a red now...lol I dye my hair too much. XD!!


catboi incubus mishi @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 4:21 PM
Wow, this look wonderful so far, Crou! Definately one of my favorites. (: I love the way you did the eyes and the expressions. Super cute, I know Windy will love it. :]

Rigga Mortis @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 7:09 PM
Oooh, Crou, this is turning out well! :D The skin shading is lovely, and I still love that crazy grin! XD Windy looks so adorable, but they need eyes for certain! I really like how it all fits together. The snow does look a little messy here and there, though.

Lady_Sea @ Saturday, December 25th 2004, 12:03 AM
Wow! I like how you captured the ' taking a photo' gesture and emotion! You can really feel it in this oekaki. The expressions on the characters are cute and very photo-y. I also like the addition of snow, it helps recognize the season of the year in which Windblade's b-day is in.

TigerHawk @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 1:54 AM
you did a great job on the eyes and the faces.

Ikena @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 10:14 PM
cute pic! I like the eyes a lot!! =3

Darkrose @ Monday, December 27th 2004, 11:58 PM
Whee! They have eyes! Is that a jello cake? mmm...

Sephie Strife @ Tuesday, December 28th 2004, 4:29 AM
SNOW!!! Awesomeness. XD I love snow!

I really really like the way you draw your character's eyes. >>
It looks like maybe you could spend a bit more time on your lineart though. But it already looks really neat!
My fave character on that pic is the one with the blue eyes. X3 Sooo awesome!

kyokurrychan @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 6:42 AM
awww, uber cute <3 great work

dorothyblueeyes @ Tuesday, August 22nd 2006, 7:06 AM
Very cute.

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celestial crou @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 3:42 AM
Yea!!!!!!!! i can draw again! This is the crou who is trying to save her poor pictures. But being attacked by the worm. for it has spread.

I usually dont do profile pics. And this one seems akward.

catboi incubus mishi @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 3:53 AM
I think her profile seems odd because her eye - although it's drawn really well - is awfully far back, and I think her forehead curves out a bit too much. Other than that, this looks really good, although the worms freak me out. D:

Loki @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 4:35 AM
Ooo wow! I love your profiles, your so amazing at them! I simply love her pose and the soft shading of her skin, you must finish this quickly! ^x^!

Totenmaske @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 4:42 AM
I think this profile comes across awkward only because the hand suggest her arm is bending rather too early, if you brought the arm down and her hand closer to her body I think it would come across a lot better.

Personally I think your images have been improving greatly of late, and with the recent worm hit, I felt troubled about not getting to any of your other works. But so far - other than the arm positioning, I think this image is coming along fine. Those worms are rather creepy - something that I keep expecting Harlequin to do frankly... something grotesque and frightening... but I don't think that is in her at the moment ;3. Keep up the good work, I will comment more fully once this is finished.

Darkrose @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 4:43 AM
Wow, excellent detail in the eye! Her forehead seems a little large, but other than that this is really excellent. I adore her hat, that's fantastic. Also the worms... hehee.

Darkrose @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 5:58 AM
Woah! Background! Wah! Looks like something from Dune... excellent! And the sun, and the shadows, just niftiness! Heheheh....

celestial crou @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 6:24 AM
I brought the hand down as was suggested. And that really did help.

I didnt redo the forehead or other hand 'cause the crou is lazy in redoing things. Thankyou for the suggestions. The next profile shall surly incorperate those suggestions that i couldnt/ didnt do in this one!

Hehehe...*points* This BG makes up for my past not so good ones!

Rigga Mortis @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 7:25 AM
Those are some creeeeepy worms, yes indeed...that eye is gorgeous. I love all the different shades and levels of blue inside it. The way the hair flows forward is quite pretty, and I think her nose is really cute. *Pokes.* That ear is nice, too.

LunarMnM2004 @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 7:55 AM
More worms!... ebil ones...
I like the sun in the back and the evil worms... with big teeth..<runs away>

HuntressD @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 8:00 AM
save it Crou, saaaaaaaaave iiiiiiit! ;-; that poor picture! You need a weapon to save yourself from those worms! Where's the stabbing pencil of justice? :x ^_^ I particularly love that eye, Crow..they're always so pretty. :x

Jennifer @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 1:40 PM
This is very cool. I really like the worms. They look so menacing and creepy. Your heroine has her work cut out for her.

YourNuubGod @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 8:13 PM
Rofl, that's so awsome. The hairiness is a really nice add on. It'd be kinda gross if you didn't have the 'crou' there , which lets me concentrate on it instead. :)

AnimeCanuck @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 9:01 PM
Hehe! I like it. Eevil worms in the background. Great fangorious beasts.

Ikena @ Thursday, December 23rd 2004, 9:47 PM
oh very nice!
I reallylike the profile and the eye! =3
the worms are scarY!

Lady_Sea @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 6:06 PM
I really love her ocean blue eyes! Seriously that is my favorite color of blue ^_^. The worm has an interesting design. It's very long and scarey, which of course adds to the emotion of the picture. She better run faster or it will get her! *steals her hat XD* I won't give any crit. because everything already been stated.
Good job!

Rasen @ Friday, December 24th 2004, 9:20 PM
Wow, the worms are something here. Very well done, if scary.^^; Yeah, I think your forehead is too far forward, otherwise it'd be great.

I like the desert atmosphere and the slight tenseness of the girl, as well as the way some of the strands of her hair ar blowing in the wind. ^_^

Basil @ Thursday, December 30th 2004, 9:13 PM
I actually really like the profile...! At first I thought she was holding a charm card, but now I see that it's a picture! X3 I love the hairy worms. They looks so gross, which I would say is a pretty accurate description of the evil worm that ate Drowkaki! Nicely done! Bravo!

kyokurrychan @ Sunday, January 30th 2005, 6:38 AM

Prismatic @ Friday, February 4th 2005, 4:37 AM
I don't think the profile in this picture is really awkward at all. I'm really liking it actually.
You put sooo much detail into this picture. I love it. Down to the stuffles on the worms and their huge scarey mouths and teeth.
I love their eye the most. So much color and depth, it's really really great.
I feel bad with the not being able to save pictures.. but just think of all the new ones we get to do now~

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