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First thing I've painted in (what feels like) ages. I believe the ref photo I used (below) is of a red deer. I have troubled with red deer versus elk (wapiti), but since it's from the UK I'm guessing red deer.

Christmas present for my brother. (Matt, if you see this, you had darn well better act surprised.)

Watercolor, 13" x 20", 2013.

Thanks to :iconrockstocks: for this reference: rockstocks.deviantart.com/art/…
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daniellasapiente Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
this is so lovely, i'm in awe! 
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Lifeisagift743 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
So peaceful and majestic.  Love it.
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Lykketrollet84 Featured By Owner Jan 29, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning! What a beautiful piece!
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DarkLiminality Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2014   Traditional Artist
Enchanting and atmospheric!
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Jo-san Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I need to practise realism. Your images really strike wonder into me! It's more alive than the actual photograph.
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MistiqueStudio Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Glad you like it! I like the way the mood turned out...for once, a painting turned out just as I intended it! :)
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Desheria Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can imagine how striking this is in person.  Really love the brush on the ground.
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RhiaKolareny Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013
Your work never ceases to amaze and inspire me. I'm so glad I decided to watch you. I love the little attention to detail, of shadows in his footsteps. As I was writing this, I thought 'there should be footsteps leading up to him, too', scrolled up, and there they were. Made me smile.
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MistiqueStudio Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm glad I didn't let you down on the details! I try to make sure I get little things like that right. Thanks for the watch!
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Echowalker100 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2013
This is a beautiful picture. I love the light and the simplicity of the colours 
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