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Bleach - Shunsui Kyoraku - by keelerleah Bleach - Shunsui Kyoraku - by keelerleah
Commissioned for :iconladyoftheseireitei: of the Bleach character Shunsui Kyoraku.

My first time drawing Shunsui. I was requested to dress him up in a pinkish/red kimono with lots of trees and a sunset... so I think I accomplished everything. ^^

My favourite part is how the sunset turned out. When I was sketching and shading it I didn't know if it would work (or turn out awful) but I'm happy with the result.

Next is Hitsugaya! ^^

Drawn completely in regular pencil (on 8.5x11 computer paper) then scanned and darkened. I then added in some color with photoshop under the pencil. Some effects were also added above the pencil.

I also have a step by step tutorial showing how to color under pencil like this. --> [link]

Time: Pencil: 8 days, Coloring: 5 hours.
Multiple references used.
Drawn with a regular mechanical pencil.
Colored in photoshop.
No Critique desired.

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Shunsui Kyoraku (Bleach) © copyright Tite Kubo
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Eve-Of-Halloween Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014   General Artist
this picture is gorgeous and you did a great job on capturing shunsui's laid back and carefree yet playful nature with his expression and body language, and the background is stunning
drumgirl Featured By Owner May 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous work! I love that sunset (or sunrise?) The background is exquisite. Of course, I'm not familiar with the character but his kimono looks cool. The flowers in the foreground are a lovely touch :D Such pretty trees!
Averant Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely brilliant! +Fave!
FellitoRockero Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013
I wonder where's the party going to start. He clearly seems ready.
oviedomedina Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2013
This is perfect!
GerardMikeyRayFrank Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013
Yay! I've always loved Shunsui. He's just a great guy.
landra15 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
edgarlee Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012
cool phto
bubbamax1990 Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this whole collection is so amazing!
sarugaki339 Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
this is really awesome, but then again, that isn't exactly news lol, just about everything you do is awesome!
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