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An Emerald's Guardian by Chicaaaaa An Emerald's Guardian by Chicaaaaa
Done in my most recent livestream. c:

'Tis Rad Red, Knuckles the Echidna, posin' on his EMERWOLD
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1KnucklesTheEchidna1 Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very awesome picture !
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MagicallyFlaccid Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
Dood. Too many black lines. D:

Seriously, I think that's the problem here, the black lines that you've used everywhere. xD Screw 'em, just go without the outlines and such. On the emerald, it'd look a lot better if you replaced those dark lines with extremely light/dark green/yellows, to make it look shinier and more awesome, and on the rock outcropping holding up the emerald, just use dark browns, and on the stone predastal/contruct and wall thingy, just the darker shades of the off-white colour. And Knuckles certainly doesn't need those outlines.

YEAH. CRIT. Take it or leave it. ;D
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Chicaaaaa Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012  Student General Artist
BUT THE BLACK LINES FLACCID; THEY ARE MY SAVOIR *baws*

Yeah, I have to admit I'm too dependent on them... XD By that you mean the use of colored lines, or no lines at all? I think I've done the former before, just without success.. :P

I just want to apologize if I fail at taking critique outside of my realistic art projects, since on most of these I just get 'COOL' spammed on them, so... Yeah, not used to them. :XD: I always appreciate them though!
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MagicallyFlaccid Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
And oh, I forgot, rather than the black lines on the rock supporting the ME, you could replace it with a faint green light. I know you've already shaded it, but this is just an extension of the whole no-lines-whatsoever advice. xD
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MagicallyFlaccid Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2012
Well, a mix of both, really. As in, if you have to use a line (say, to draw a mouth) use the appropriate colour, which in the case of a mouth would be a brown that's near-black, but aside from such things, methinks you'll want no lines whatsoever.

Meh, I don't mind. xD Me critiquing others' artwork helps me to identify the mistakes in my own as well, but I certainly hope you use it. XD Even if it is on a Sonic piece. ;D

IN ANYCASE, I DEMAND AN ABSOLUTELY LINELESS REVISION OF THIS PIECE, IMMEDIATELY. D:<
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MonoKitt Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh my god, this looks so epic. Dat coloring. Awesomeness. :iconexcitedplz: I just love the way you drew Knuckles here! There's just... something about it. :clap:
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Chicaaaaa Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2012  Student General Artist
Ahahah, thank youuuu ;_;

Something, you say? :iconhurrhurrplz:
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MonoKitt Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yer so welcomeee ;A;

Yes. Something. :iconhurrplz:
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SQuietSonamy Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazingly epic :D
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Gallerica Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2012  Student General Artist
Great job! :w00t:
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