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RedSam by TheSugarFatMan RedSam by TheSugarFatMan
The CD Cover for a mixed CD I made for a friend.

RedSam :

dReamS are what it's all about...

Somewhat inspired by the Flyleaf song Red Sam & my Dyslexia.

Stock Used :

Brushes - :iconcrazy-alice::iconjavierzhx::icondead-brushes::iconrock911::iconlovetheories::icondianuxka:

Island - :iconnuahs:
Window - :iconfantasystock:
Baloon - :iconshadowedstock:
Girl - :iconsenshistock:
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bitchinblack Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Honestly, I think this is awesome. If I saw this in a CD store, I'd immediately pick it up just to see who the artist is and probably look for one of those headphone/scanner machines so I could give it a listen.

Something that I think detracts from the piece a bit is the heart up near the top left corner. It's a bit too rough around the edges, whereas all the other brushes have softer edges. I think just blurring it a bit would make it work better for the piece overall.

The manip inside the window is great. I love that it's well done and seemless. However, I would consider adding a reflective light or something on the glass, to make it look like it really is a window. Maybe even a reflection of the ceiling lights inside the room?

As for the phrases scattered around the work, I would try to come up with more original phrases. One of them is lyrics from a Madonna song, for example. It would add a lot more to the piece if the phrases came from your heart and mind.

But overall, I think you did a great job, and I'm sure your friend loved it!
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TheSugarFatMan Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010
I was kind of strapped for time, having mucked up 3 floating islands (Adding waterfalls is Hard!) So I used Brushes for the text. The Heart in the Upper left corner is a bit rough now that you mention it.

I did add sort of a reflection on the window, it's on the left edge and the top of the window, just a faint border, like the wood is being reflected.

Which one of the phrases is from a Maddona song? I'll need to fix that right away.
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bitchinblack Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
"You only see what your eyes want to see" is from the song Frozen. It's the very first line.

And what I mean by reflection is a glimmer or shine in the glass itself from a light source. ;)
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TheSugarFatMan Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2010
Awww crap! That was my favourite phrase. T_T

I see, I guess I can give it a try.
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bitchinblack Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Sowwy. =P
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SenshiStock Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
oooh great looking! Glad the stock was helpful :D
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rock911 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010   Digital Artist
i bet your friend loved it ^^
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