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Summer Paradise by priteeboy Summer Paradise by priteeboy
Looks like something sweet, or fruity :lick: Either way I wanted this to to be one inviting sunset scene and I quite loved the colour combination for this year's one. This is the seventh annual artwork I've made of this kind, all part of my yearly birthday submissions and I managed to still be on time again. Talk about punctuality (or not having a life :paranoid:) It was hard to think of a title, so I took one from a song I currently like which fits the mood perfectly 8-)

Created with Vue and Photoshop as I often do. I originally had a very purple colour scheme in mind for this with only trace amounts of blue and pink involved. It looked pretty cool but then after some radical changes and experimentation with the colours I ended up with this which was very different yet more fitting to the bright, warm sunset mood I wanted. I also wanted somewhat a minimalistic approach which I tend to prefer for island type scenery relax:

Past versions are listed oldest to newest here:

2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011

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Given 2012-07-20
Summer Paradise by `priteeboy ( Suggested by slimmmeiske2 and Featured by Cymae )
dabsmyla Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
awesome piece of art, but for some reason it just gives me the chills...
priteeboy Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I suppose it looks eerily surreal, like this island could be the only piece of land on this whole planet :O
dabsmyla Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
you're right!! Adorable Girl Anime Emoji (Double kawaii wink) V6 
Siimamon Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This masterpiece got to be the most stunning one of all art on DeviantART. ;o; I keep this image in mind when listening to my favorite summer songs O.o
priteeboy Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm glad you like it that much :bow:
MeIsACupcakeLover Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  New member Student Digital Artist
This is beautiful!
AFuriousHeart Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Student General Artist
burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is going in my Summer Fun collection!
jwilliamruff Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hey! I really enjoy your sky and I see you said you made it in photoshop.

Just curious, did you paint it digitally or is it a photo-manipulation? (A tutorial would also be extremely appreciated! :D)

Great work, hope to see more. 
priteeboy Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This one was just painted digitally, though I have done manipulated skies before when I wanted something more real-looking :D
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