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Elemental Goddess Series 1-5 by Nashya Elemental Goddess Series 1-5 by Nashya
I don't usually post commissions but the commissioner of these pieces insisted because he was so pleased and felt my work needed to be seen publicly. *It's his shameless yet sweet attempt at getting me more work too XD*.

This lovely lady is part of a series of 5 Goddess's. She is Water. *You probably already knew that huh?*. I was told by the commissioner to keep them fairly simple yet elegant and not make them overly cliche. Not to weigh them down with jewelry, tattoos, ... or clothing. LMAO! They were supposed to look like they could be normal women but there'd be that "Goddess Glow" about them. The backgrounds were to remain simple and not overpower the character.

Close up: [link]

This particular Goddess is my favorite *so far* and I actually incorporated some designs from my other comic *title not yet announced* for the clothing and hair style. She came out JUST like how I saw her in my head. She has the prettiest face too. Biggest challenge: Not making her look like ice or a bootleg version of Shiva of Final Fantasy fame and not killing you with the blue/green/teal/aqua color scheme. I shall post the rest of the Goddess Series as I finish them.
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:iconeduardaris:
EduardAris Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice!
:Lotus: - NaNoEmo 
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:iconseer99:
Seer99 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
She looks absolutely gorgeous. You did an amazing job on this :)
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Zoe-the-Pink-Ranger Featured By Owner May 12, 2014
Utterly stunning and so very appropriate :clap:
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:iconamberlynnl:
AmberLynnL Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
love it
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MandyUzumaki1 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2011
Insta-fave!! :love:
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:iconclairewolf:
clairewolf Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2011
Ooooo just gorgeous.
i looooooooooooooooooooove it
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Ryous-Guardian Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2010
I'd like to put in my own opinion, but I'll warn you ahead of time that I'm no artist, so this is just my untrained opinion.

I've seen the whole series, and I have to say this on eis my fave, and in my opinion, the best, according to what you said you'd like to achieve. Out of all of them, this one is one of the simplest in terms of clothing, background, etc., but through her poise and expression and figure and the general colour scheme, she is definitely the one I think comes across as otherworldy. Compared to her, I think I could see the others as actual people in certain circumstances, but this one immediately comes across as some kind of creature or deity.
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angel31fire Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The closeup link doesn't work.
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:iconagnijith:
agnijith Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2009
Very beautiful, actually.
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:iconrikkarawr:
RikkaRawr Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009
wow! i love this, water is my favorite element :)
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:iconmelissadiaz:
MelissaDiaz Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008   Interface Designer
Water, my favorite element, she's gorgeous!
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Viola-Illyria Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2008
I rather like the compoition and different value of this piece. The border is very vreative and the art style is beautiful! Kudos!
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:icondeenuke:
DeeNuke Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
this is simply beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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:iconkohaku-dono:
kohaku-dono Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2007
You did an excellent job. ^_^
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:iconmredison:
MrEdison Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2007
I love how soft this is. :}
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:iconhettar7:
Hettar7 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2007
I like her knees, and that whole area really. yeah... Her feet are so neat with how the toes are not totally shaped and detailed more like just outlined with subtle bits thrown in. I really like the positioning of her left hand. (Hand whore here) Nice movement on her hair and how some of it is whisping over her face. lovely.
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Venothaya Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2007
*awesomesauce*
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:iconillusionsofdreams:
IllusionsofDreams Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2007
beautiful water goddess
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:iconrefreshme:
RefreshMe Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2007
I love how you make un-natural hair colors look.. well, natural. :heart:
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:iconcaesaraugustus:
caesaraugustus Featured By Owner May 17, 2007  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I really like the colors it really carries a feeling of water.

reminds me of some Art of Noise "songs"

and some advertisements
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:iconcaptain-masticate:
Captain-Masticate Featured By Owner May 12, 2007
Very pretty! Water is my favorite element. : D
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:iconthe1blur:
The1Blur Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2007  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow...how i love blue so much...and women...soo beautiful!! such LIFE!!
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:iconlaurelle:
Laurelle Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2007
:+favlove:

Wonderful job not killing us with blue/green/aqua.
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:iconmistressofnightmares:
She is so beautiful. I love the see-through fabric you have draped around her body. I like what you did with the hair style.
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:iconkina:
kina Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Beautifully done : )
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:iconbluesphinx:
BLUESPHINX Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2006
OOOhh u gallery is amazing.
si nice.
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:iconbaby-bubble-mew:
baby-bubble-mew Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2006   Artisan Crafter
aww, shes soo gorgeous! i could never draw anything so pretty! :]]]]]
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:iconancheliq:
Ancheliq Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Gosh blue is my favourite colour! And she looks great! beautifull
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:iconnakayoshi-takashima:
Nakayoshi-Takashima Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooooh, she looks so cool! I love blue, it's one of my favourite colors!!!
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Darkblue2 Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2006   Traditional Artist
very good me glad how you coverd up the nipples. thank you
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AllisonWalker2 Featured By Owner May 30, 2006  Hobbyist Writer
I love the hair.
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ppgrainbow Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2006  Hobbyist General Artist
Her hair looks so beautiful! I love how her dress and her beautiful anatomy turned out. My 3,000th :+fav:! :#1:
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crusher500 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2006   Photographer
nice
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str4yk1tt3n Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2006
gorgeous!!!!
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HakaiAkumu Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2006  Student General Artist
she's so...ELEGANTLY PRETTYFULLY um!! forgot the words!! ^^; it's so simple! AMAZINGNESS!!! :+fav: i must see your other goddesses!!
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Hakai: :dance: :boogie: :paranoid:
Hiei: .....i'll pretend for your sake
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rafaellam Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2006  Professional General Artist
Where's WIND?
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:iconmakotomizuhara:
MakotoMizuhara Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2006
No wind, That a major goddess power....this is a minor goddess series. Goddess of the mist...not water or ice.
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:iconrafaellam:
rafaellam Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2006  Professional General Artist
Had she a draw?
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:iconmakotomizuhara:
MakotoMizuhara Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2006
nope...you not getting any other goddess...unless you commission for one from her.....so. Na no drawing of a wind one ....and most likey
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:iconrafaellam:
rafaellam Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2006  Professional General Artist
Ok...
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:iconagenza:
agenza Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2006
she looks gorgeous!! i love the water element and her hair and clothing look fabulous :D i especially like the sheer dress like thing she has on :D gorgeous piece of work
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pickletoez Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2006  Professional General Artist
pretty, but shes wearing a thong!

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EWW!! YOUR FACE!!
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shadowmagi Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005  Hobbyist Artist
the way her dress flows around her legs is so beautifuL! i have a hard time tearing my eyes away. xD
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monchiiechiie Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005
Out Lining her isn blue created the killest effect ever. Very beautiful and creative.
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jiko29 Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2005  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:drool: this is my element! :woot!: :boogie: and she's a GORGEOUS goddess too!
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for-swamp Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2005
beeeaaaauuuttiiiifuuullll!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :lol: :D :) :) :heart: :+fav:
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soulrefrain Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2005
I'm glad I decided to look through your older works...I got to see this...

Looks like I'm going to be adding another piece of yours to my favorites lol!

GREAT Job on this...I love it. I love her hair, the dress is a great touch, and the border looks really good. I really like the border. If only her hands were not placed so strategically...lol.

Really though...I love this picture...It's beautiful.

Keep it up.
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:iconmerlynx:
Merlynx Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2005
I love the way her dress actually looks like it's made out of water. o_o *Favs* Plus it's blue. <3
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:iconamoked:
Amoked Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2005
just beautiful
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:iconusaki:
Usaki Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2005
Wow... ;_; :heart:
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