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Moonkiss by JoJoesArt Moonkiss by JoJoesArt
"Spreading stars on it's way,
lighting up the sky soon,
as the sun will not stay,
it instead kisses the moon."


You can buy this as print in many resolutions if you want! Imagine this hanging over your bed guarding your dreams! :heart:

This is the price for my little muro contest, which was won by the amazing :iconligos-dedalius-kris: :D (She is a really nice person and totally worth a watch!!)
Hope she and you all like it :D :heart:

-- Favs and comments are as always highly appreciated!! :la: --

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You can watch me if you like my art! It would be amazing!!! :D ------> :iconsanguisgelidus:

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This is absolutely the most beautiful and neatly made piece of artwork I've seen.~
Reminds me of the northern lights, And the way the antlers smooth off into the lights without messing up the realistic part of the artwork. The tail works with the same type of fading.
I cant see anything wrong with this piece of art, legs are looking fabulous!~
The colors are perfect, setting the mood that it's night (without help from the moon or blackness)
Needless to say that this is probably what all artists strive for, or at least me.~
That's the end of the ciritque I just got 5 more words to go, done.
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First off, let me just say that I love this piece. This is also my first official critique and I hope it suits.

I love the different shades of blues and purples you used; it definitely adds to the spacial-realism concept (that I think you are aiming at) very well. It creates depth and a wonderful sense of fading away at the edges, making the transition smoother. Your color palette is bright; very bright. I'd like to see some darker tones around the belly, rump, back, neck, and antlers. While beautiful to look at, I find my gaze swiftly moving on to darker areas of the canvas because of the level of brightness on the left-hand side. I also noticed the shadows by the buck's hooves are not connected and creating a full shadow; I only see one light source, so the shadow should be more "whole", since the disconnection indicates otherwise.
I love the color palette besides, it doesn't seem to need any extra colors thrown in!

Originality is a bit harder to comment on, since I'm sure more than one person has thought of spectral creatures, deer no exception. The fact that you managed to capture the idea, as well as throwing in your own style and extra bits (such as the aurora borealis) pulls it all together well and makes it your own. I feel like maybe somewhere around the belly and rump area though, including the legs, should be translucent. Other spectral beings aren't shown completely solid like this buck here, even though his hocks and pasterns (assuming a deer's body parts aren't labeled the same as horses, otherwise known as the area above his hooves) aren't solid like the rest of his body. That would add a more spirit-like feel... But it might also take some of the originality out of the piece. Hence why it's hard to comment on.
Overall, it's original in its own very lovely way.

Not much to comment on technique, I personally find no quirks in it besides what I listed above!

The impact of the overall piece is astounding. Wonderful movement, and it makes me regret that I didn't wait to buy this as a full canvas to hang in my young cousin's room (instead I bought a small photo of the deer in your 'More by me' list in the artist' comments). Maybe in the future. I would definitely hang this on my wall to guard me from nightmares... Maybe the brightness of the piece would be best on a printed canvas, since the computer screen is bright in itself and can cause pained vision... Well done!
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AnglesSing Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so beautifull!
Topaz-Highway-888 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
love it much much
subject colors presentation
EveeLover Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2015
xXAcrylicsXx Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015
Do you design tattoos by any chance? :D I love your art! It seems very spiritually inspired, and it's just very beautiful! :) 
AtomicFan Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2015 *head explodes*Icon moar 
Inverted-Shadows Featured By Owner Edited Apr 19, 2015  Student Writer
Beautiful!! :heart::heart::heart:
ya3ya6 Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015
eauryale47 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015
Love this! Great job!
KillerKittyZx Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
So good ;-; <3
Evoli-niceli Featured By Owner May 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Fantastic colors !
EarthlyNugget Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Incredible, as usual.(:
IVIrToots Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2013
I love it and I might end up buying a framed canvas of it or maybe "Take me to Eternity" but I have to figure out a way to hang a Picture without damaging the the wall or marking the paint because I'm rented house, I've already got a 76x114cm framed canvas and once I find a way to hang it I'll be back to buy. :)
Fb-PHE13 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Absolutely beautiful!
Citron--Vert Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I feature your wonderful deviation here [link]
Red-Rose-12 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
super pretty! i love how his antlers make the the lights!
AlyDay Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2013
my favourite colors *___* guy, i love you)
waiting-for-wings Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Santemilo Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Very beautiful! Your work is getting better!
Araless Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Ich liiiieebe es! :love: Schon bescheuert, da habe ich das Bild in meinem Journal verlinkt aber vergessen es zu favorisieren O.o
Also ich könnt mir manchmal an den Kopf hauen.
Alles an diesem Bild ist so leicht und verträumt. Einfach genial wie der Hirsch so im Nordlicht verschwimmt bzw. mit ihm verschmilzt. Und dann noch alles in meinen Lieblingsfarben.
Ich würde gerne mehr dazu sagen aber leider fällt mir grad nix ein. Bin einfach sprachlos immer wenn ich es mir ansehe XD
Hunting-wolf Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013
Cool, I like how he's made out of the light ^^
An-Tarxamon Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
great, masterpiece of art that touches soul ;-)
Mondtraene Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013
welches programm benutzt du? sorry für die wahrscheinlich 10.000ste frage
JoJoesArt Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
ne, ist glaub ich erst das 9.000ste mal... ^^
ne, spaß :D ich benutz Photoshop CS4 :)
Reilune Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
Beautiful :D
MikeyDearest Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
CamyKaz Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
kittystarheart123 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
PolarisAstrum Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love the apparent simplicity of this work, and the colors look amazing <3
Black-Wren Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013
I love the star dust spreaing from it to paint the sky with lights. The moon is done well, making it seem it is right there for it to kiss.
uchuubranko Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Student General Artist
Such beautiful colours and dreamy atmosphere! :faint::heart:
The clouds look fantastic! :love:
Dragon-Factor Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Very beautiful! i love the colors and the fading you did from stag to stars :) :heart:
Joltsgal Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
Beautiful!! I love all the different shades you used here!!
Juhupainting Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013   Digital Artist
sau schön, ein bild zum träumen =)
leopard1220 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Student Artist
O. M. G. i luv the art itself, has a very calming yet strong effect, but this time the title really caught my eye, too. MOONKISS!!
Lawri-san Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
AWW YEAAAH! I was just looking for a new wallpaper! <3
Aleu93 Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
Beautiful *-*
MandyMinderz Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013
It is so amazing
i will so add to my faves!!!
Kpop-44 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
darkenedfox137 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist
Oh my god! You are so amazing. Never stop making art, ever.
French2Tea Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
Very beautiful.
Sirdael Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student Digital Artist
omg :3 sooooo awesome ! :3 Love it <3
Ligos-Dedalius-Kris Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
Aaaaaaaaaahomg! This is SO BEAUTIFUL, SANGUIS! 8D
I seriously just...can't even describe it, I keep going to the top of the page to stare at it. It all looks so soft and clean~
JoJoesArt Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
yayy thank you! :D :la: I am so happy to hear you like it! It was fun painting this! ^^
gotw3 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
Beautiful...! :)
mangasockattack Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
finalkillcam Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, wow..
Fallynseyes Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
love it!
whiteredwolf Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student Artist
very cute
ReptiliaDynasty Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
Perianth5 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012  Student General Artist
WOW!! :iconifaintplz:
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