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Wonderful depiction of joyful discovery of a new world! I particularly like: her body language, the very nice floatiness of her dress, ...

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TeachersPet01
Old cover art for Teacher's Pet; I learned a couple of things about enlarging text if you compare to the new cover ;)
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TeachersPet02
Updated book cover for short story Teacher's Pet. Uses CC0 images from Pexels.
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Wonderful depiction of joyful discovery of a new world!

I particularly like:
her body language,
the very nice floatiness of her dress, and also the chosen dress style,
choice of hairstyle,
the lack of excessive ornamentation (i.e. the simple necklace is enough)
the bright, light swirl of life about her.
And Nemo & Dory, if that is who they're meant to be? I take the other one as Nemo's father, whose name escapes me for now.

For me personally I would have made her hair just a little more loose-floating,
(assuming I could draw that well, which I probably can't).

And something to think about - this is a question, not a definite statement! -
I wonder whether the ocean depths in the background should not be a little darker (=deeper), giving greater contrast, HOWEVER I also wonder whether if you did that you would not lose some of the emotional lightness and joy of the work.

Her expression is beautifully done - with all that we can already see, she is looking at something even more wonderful and delightful, which lifts the whole image a little step higher.

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WayneBenedet Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2017
Thank you for the :+fav:
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ShadowDragon22 Featured By Owner May 6, 2016   Digital Artist
Thank you for watching! :D
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FJFT-Art Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2016
Thank you for the watch and the fave :D
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DavidR1958 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014
I am an Indie writer who is looking for artists interested in doing illustration or cover work. Illustration is mostly in children's stories; Covers are usually SF / Fantasy, some YA or romance.
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