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Lucky Number Seven by RayArtz Lucky Number Seven by RayArtz
I did this back in early September and only because it was pictured in the November 09 Previews catalog I decided to go ahead and post it here:

This is ‘the’ Cover for Grimm Fairy Tales Vol 7 trade paperback.
I say ‘the’ because I’m not 100% sure this is the cover they’ll use. Usually the gorgeous covers are done by Nei Ruffino :iconbakanekonei: and personally I’d really like to see her take on it. In fact a big thanks goes to her for providing some reference on the new characters.

This is also the test image that got me working with Zenescope and so it has a special spot of happiness in my heart.

Its certainly not the best I can do, I was extremely nervous, excited, anxious the very butterflies you get just before the big game or waiting for the gun to sound during a track meet—just tons of adrenaline was flowing and that actually hurt the image in spots but thankfully the good hides some of the bad. Most important thing—It was a lot a fun to do.

Lines by: Romano Molenaar -- Seriously this cover would rock with just his lines!

Colors by I: Corey Knaebel
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arcangel7729 Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2013   Photographer
Obviously been a while since I paged through your pics.  This one is really cool.
zerosshadow Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013
now this pic is freaking awesome and i love it so much please can u tell me how u did this pic and what tools should i use to make a similar one like this

RayArtz Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2013

Well for this particular image it was drawn by another artist.

the editor wanted it "painted over"

so that means I had to color over the lines.  I can't remember if I duplicated the line work and colored in between layers or not.

but I used Photoshop and a tablet - honestly wish I could provide better info, I know if I had to do it again. I'd likely use another approach.

You essentially have to redraw everything the artist did only in color.

Vornell Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
so love this. ty, really sweet
SarahPerryman Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Great Depth!
Arta Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
That's really cool, man! I'll keep an eye on it.
Takieno Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
It rock's men i love it
tndrhrtd37 Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
Amazing work...
Fistface Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
Very nice m8!! its been a while!! :D
Wolkenfels Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2009
Great cover overall - but the red gem is something special!
No surprise they gave you more work!
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