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Narkotikum by yantotzkie Narkotikum by yantotzkie
36"x48" Oil on canvas

Inspired by this song:  Narkotikum by Georgian Waters

Iyan De Jesus 2014

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edit: I painted over the skin tone with thin layers of paint so it actually looks smoother now.

PS. I'm not used to painting subjects with their feet showing. I almost gave up because I don't have a model and I have to look at my own foot while painting. Sort of like doing acrobatics in front of the canvas.
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SoulRebel9 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2015  Professional General Artist
Great work!
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PuerCub86 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
 my life right now
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
I'm not sure how to take this but I do hope you are enjoying life as it is. :)
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KanchanCollage Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014   Traditional Artist
Thank you for doing acrobatics for us all to see your imaginations in all their beauty!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014
Haha I almost trip, to be honest. :D Thanks again :hug: :D
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KanchanCollage Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2014   Traditional Artist
Nod 
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EvaGataArtist Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
entirely gorgeous, thank you for this pleasure <3
btw I suffered the same problem, solved it by taking pictures of myself^^
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:iconyantotzkie:
yantotzkie Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014
Thank you. :) I also tried taking pictures of my feet but certain poses make it a bit difficult to achieve the perfect picture. haha
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EvaGataArtist Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
uhu, so I use timer, anyway, your feet are beautiful and tender, the same as your paintings <3
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glassheart93 Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
absolutely stunning ... with every art work of yours i see, i say to my self that this is my new fav! the are all so good, thank you for posting, your gallery is like candy land :love:
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2014
Thank you very much! :)
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glassheart93 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
you are most welcome :)
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otherdruid Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful! :heart:
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014
Oh, thanks again! :hug: :)
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otherdruid Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome! :D
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:iconkaltook:
Kaltook Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014
Steampunk Borg
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2014
:)
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:iconmayeaux:
Mayeaux Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Exceptional!
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Ehasnas Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic job, really!
And I wouldn`t have guessed for the world that you struggled painting the feet .. I think

P.S. If I might add, watching your latest paintings, I like how your paintings are evolving - there is much more ease, confidence and emotion than in your first painting from this series.
Living in a world full of so much information meant to have a visual impact on us, I often discover that some things don`t surprise me anymore, while as your paintings always feel like a nice feast. They`re interesting to watch in detail, they`re interesting to watch as a whole - a real treat for the eyes and soul!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
Thank you very much for telling me! It's rather hard for me to see how much I've improved over the years since the change was gradual. I only get the chance to look back at my older pieces and realize what you mean when I read your comment. :hug: :) I couldn't even describe my works in such a beautiful way as you did, thank you!
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Ehasnas Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You`re welcome :)
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SpanishChinese Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I know what you mean... Feet are just plain hard to draw, simple as that!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
I totally agree! An almost traumatizing experience but maybe it's best to take it as a challenge. :)
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SpanishChinese Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Yep, and you always get better the more you do it
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artweak Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
There's no doubt you are one of the best artist in the world! Your style is unique, just different from the rest and extremely detailed! Keep on doing a wonderful job! :D
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
You are too kind! :) Thank you very much for your kind words. :)
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artweak Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2014
;)
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Inannaquest Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014
Your work is awesome, I will have to buy a few of them...
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Thank you! My originals were all sold and I'm still working on new pieces but I appreciate your thoughts about my art. :)
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JeffLafferty Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Awesome!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2014
Thank you! :)
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A-lia Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Admiring your technique and style :)
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thank you!! :)
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A-lia Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014
You're welcome.
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acIrmo Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous work!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thank you very much! :)
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TurquoiseSubmarine Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so fantastic, beautiful, stunning!!! Such detailed and perfect painting! I love deviantART! I love deviantART! I love deviantART!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thank you very much! :D
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Splendid!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thanks!!
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Mayeaux Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome!
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ArtByCher Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014   Traditional Artist
Bravo!
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thank you! :D
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astraldreamer Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh dear .. she doesn't look happy. I don't know that song ... but the folds of her dress are awesome.
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
Yes, I don't intend to make her look happy, I want to make her look as numb and tired as possible. :) Thank you, glad you like her dress, took me a while to paint those details. :D
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SamanthaJordaan Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014   Traditional Artist
Bravo!:clap:
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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014
Thanks! :D
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:iconartweak:
artweak Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
Whoa this is just too good. What a wonderful painting and really love your style. Keep on doing a great job! ;)

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yantotzkie Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
Thank you very much!! :D :)
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artweak Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2014
:)
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