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Sumi-e: Adamantium Shoki by catherinejao Sumi-e: Adamantium Shoki by catherinejao
[ Wolverine (tm) + Shoki protector god = Pure neo-traditional bad-assery! I love this painting!!! --ed.]

Commissioned painting, sold to Federico Sevilla III as part of a series of three paintings. Original sumi-e. From Nov. 1, 2009. Sumi ink and color on xuan, mounted on a hanging silk scroll.
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:iconmseika:
mseika Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ohhh sumi-e ! I love this technique, but could never learn even T_T. I congratulate you! ^^
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catherinejao Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! Well, it takes some practice, but it gets easier after awhile! :)
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mseika Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yeah, I guess ....
I have not found any tutorial to learn this ... : (
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
hmm.. well check out the library maybe, it should have some books? Try looking for Chinese Painting or Sumi-e if you haven`t tried those searchwords :) It`s a bit difficult to find at first, but once you find one it leads you to the next and the next after that, good luck!
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mseika Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you! :)
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sladekyon Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2011  Student Writer
Pure awesomeness!
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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TaiyoukaiGeisha Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
Wow, this is awesome. Right up there with sumi-e I see in a museum! This totally kicks ass.
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks so much for that wonderful compliment!
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xtolord Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
Nice!!
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
still one of my favorites! :D
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HiroMorisato Featured By Owner May 24, 2010  Student Filmographer
I love it! lol
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wachwurd Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2010
that's just bloody awesome!
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:iconcatherinejao:
catherinejao Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you very much, I'm glad you like it! :)
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timwun Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2010
nice chinese brush painting.
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! :)
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VforVieslav Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
I'm moved. No doubt the best of Yours ! :woohoo:
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow, thanks! I'm glad that it brings out some emotion from the people who look at it ;)
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Sano-Balron Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
Wow! I really like how you were able to combine the old and the new. :+fav:!
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you, that's exactly what I was aiming for! :D
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KellyGirl1 Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
That is wicked cool :D
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Haha, thanks! I loved the shoki and Wolverine has always been very cool ;)
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ancoben Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2009
Nice action one
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
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Inarigamer Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
great job on this one, it really cool, and when i first saw it i was like "WOLVERINE!!!" and then i read the discription xD
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
hahaha, yeah, it's a mix of old and new, thanks for the comment! :D
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DanikaEvee Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2009
beautifull !!!
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catherinejao Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks, one of my favorites too! :)
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