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Starwaltz by BethanyRoot Starwaltz by BethanyRoot
LENS FLARE ANYONE?

lol. another big thanks to :iconpredilectionstudio: for requesting this as her prize for being my 100th watcher! (don't any of y'all un watch me now :XD: )
Anyhoo, this is Dark Usagi and Prince Diamond (demand, demando, etc since diamond makes more sense really). I have a thing for drawing dance poses, and I wanted some sort of competitive interplay between them (hence the ginzuishou champagne glass, which if you ask me was just genius XD )

But I had a lot of fun with this. Of course, drawing the frame was a huge pain by hand since matching the sides was massively time consuming, and the bottom of the frame refused to be designed at all costs. However, once the sketch was down, putting the finishing touches on Usa's dress design and Diamond's sultry expression was the best part. I colored it on vacation in the mountains, where the altitude seemed to give my Copics permission to drip ALL OVER THE PLACE, which is the only time I have ever had that problem, and rescuing my poor drawing with the blender marker proved to be a mission impossible. I went a little crazy with the white gel pen and subsequently the lens flare and screen brush tools, but overall I think it adequately reflects the early anime overthetopsparklyEVERYTHING style which we sailormooners adore. and yes, I am aware her wrist has been stretched to the fifth dimension. That's what happens when you wear red vinyl gloves, rofl

anyway, enjoy, and wish me luck in the contest!
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:iconchibimoonwings:
ChibimoonWings Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
Love your style! 
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kj924 Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
so pretty! I love the dress!
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XNekoXMika Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Black serenity looks awesome.
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nana-aznhalfie Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Student General Artist
never been a fan of this couple pairing, but I'm growing on it now because of your piece!
love it! really beautiful!
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BethanyRoot Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
hehe, thanks!
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Shadowgirlfan Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2011
Usagi as the black lady. wow this looks cool and the dress fits her. evil queen serenity for the win!
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Heartonachain Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2011
I really love this, the colours are amazing! And my favourite couple from sailor moon :)
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DraJien Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
My favorite 'wrong' couple.Awesome portrayal of the two. I've always wanted to read an alternative fanfic that gave me the chills like I got when watching their interactions. Beautiful movement and style.
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:iconbethanyroot:
BethanyRoot Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
o-o Fanfic.....I might just have to write one now. Lol thanks!
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SilverNightfall Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2011
wow. This was my favorite episode of Sailor Moon. For real!
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:iconxnekoxmika:
XNekoXMika Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2011
Cool. I wished that happened instead. I would've loved to seen Usagi become Dark Serenity of the Black Moon family. She would've been awesome.
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darksykkurai Featured By Owner May 19, 2011   Photographer
i love this! great job!
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greenfieldnews Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2011
I love the champagne glass idea! And wow, evil usagi is the sexy lol
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wolfgirlpack1923 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
I like it. ^_^
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wolfgirlpack1923 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2010
I like that. i want story Dark Usagi or Sailor Dark Moon.
:-D
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RaisloverSakura Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Great job! I really like the colorings and everything about it!
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unconventionalsenshi Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010
Wowowowowow!!!!! :heart: ^^ Tghe awesome couple and the sexy Demando *melts* :horny:
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:iconbethanyroot:
BethanyRoot Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
haha....thanks!
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unconventionalsenshi Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010
:D ^^
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Paganfox Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Very lovely.
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Kimiski Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2010  Student General Artist
*Drool* Sexy~
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Centris87 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010
Very nice!
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:iconkenlybop:
kenlybop Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
i think this is absolutely gorgeous! :worship:
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:icondavisjes:
DavisJes Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
WOW!
so beautiful
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Ashkanie Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent work, it looks beautiful
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:iconpredilectionstudio:
predilectionstudio Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010
Beautiful! I love it! ♥
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emilythesmelly Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Hobbyist Digital Artist
looks great, as always :)
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sakkysa Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
As much as he freaks me out still, it looks beautiful :D
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:iconpoetesslaureate:
PoetessLaureate Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010
Very pretty! Excellent work as always, and I've been fond of Black Moon Usagi since a fanart I saw awhile back. XD
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:iconbethanyroot:
BethanyRoot Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
you should write fanficsssss
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