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Lunar Rain Animation by devildoll Lunar Rain Animation by devildoll


Thank you to those of you who have left me polite positive comments.

This is a premade background offered at my stock account!

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Given 2010-12-24
Lunar Rain Animation by `devildoll. A beautifully striking image made even more serene by the mystical rainfall upon the water. Even without the rainfall, there is this force which drives you to want to explore the image even more. A beautiful photomanipulation with an interesting tweak to make it just that more eye catching ;) ( Suggested by silentfuneral and Featured by Gashu-Monsata )
Just...Wow - Phenominal!

The background is just simply stunning! Good use of tools!

I also like the relflection in the water - without care, it colour look tackey - But here, it is done to perfection, demonstrating a lot of skill!

The animation as just...mindblowing.

The ripples in the water look soo real, and...real!

I am in awe of this picture - Its beautiful and has its own character! The rain does not look like its been added it - it looks like it belongs to the picture, which i find amazing!

I have seen lots of animations, but none like this! This is a one of a kind - Good Job!
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19 out of 141 deviants thought this was fair.

While a good idea on paper, this work falls apart due to the fact that the animation was made with a free program [link] with some pre-made script, with no attention to the end result.

It looks separated, the background and the animation do not merge at all.

Especially unsettling is the rain jerking up, due to the loop not working properly, and the ripples being too big and not enough for that amount of rain - both aspects could've easily been fixed if the artist had tried to do this themselves instead of letting it to the program.

Animations are not something to take lightly, loops are one of the most important aspects, a bad loop can ruin hours of work.

The background itself gives a soothing atmosphere, it is certainly better without the wonky animation on top of it - and since it is actually thing the artist "made" themselves, it is the only thing that can actually be critiqued.

This is a very average photo manip. Several trees are repeated and can be spotted very easily, if not instantly, one should always use that extra time into either editing some trees or finding more, so that none would repeat.

The color scheme offers purely blue-metallic, it would've worked much better with just a little touch of another color, such as purple or even a very faint red.

The idea itself - a moon with a starry sky, trees in almost pure black, is a very repeated idea, but this image still has that little touch that makes it "unique", that being the "water" that is below the trees.

This should not discourage you or anybody else, for every piece you make means the next one will be better.

Remember - pay attention to your loops, never stick to only one color, and make sure no items are repeated.
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megan7 Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2014
Wow, awesomeness !!! Congrats on your well deserved DD! :clap: :love:
devildoll Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you very much! :kiss: 
megan7 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014
My pleasure! :heart:
cherie-stenson Featured By Owner May 29, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Love this!Amazing work!!
Blue2142 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Woah dude. You read my graphic mind. :o
MiloshART Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2014   General Artist
Really amazing! What software do you use ?
ArtistKnight332 Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely Amazing!
fighter7901 Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
thats so cool how did u do that 
personia Featured By Owner May 25, 2013  Hobbyist
I love this! One of the best gifs ;)
theheek Featured By Owner May 2, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
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