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The picture I did on the stream last night! Was a lot of fun :D even though cat kept attacking the camera hahahfdg.

I have to confess though, I've never had as much trouble with colouring a picture. Or it wasn't really difficult, but I just couldn't decide the colours and tried so many things and either liked all of them or disliked them. Originally it was all orange, then I added some blue but it ended up looking like purple again and then I wanted to make it greenish/orange with cold shadows and warm light source and to make the orange monarch butterflies really pop.
I always seem to go for purple so was trying to break away from that and using it too much/relying on it. Even one of my teachers say I use a lot of purple and I didn't even notice it fully until she said it : D
If there's any purple in this piece it's not intentional, I didn't use the colour but some layers with different effects might have created that.
Oh well I tried! XD trying to stay away from purple for a while anyway. Also tried to make it look like it could be coloured in watercolour etc.

This is kind of a remake of a really old picture of mine I did when I was 15, some might remember it if you watched my previous account. :D been 7 years oh my....
The title comes from the nickname of the monarch butterfly, thought it was fitting for this piece :)

Drawn in pencil, coloured in Photoshop.

Putting this in the Traditional artwork category as most of the time I spent on this was traditional media (maybe about 6 hours) and the digital colouring took a lot less time than that. I remember reading that as a rule of thumb the part that took longer should be the category, but it's difficult when you combine both.
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Jassy2012 Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Gold Cup by KmyGraphic Congraz you´re Deviation is featured by :iconeyecatchart: have a great day Roses-and-Butterfly by KmyGraphic
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HeroJamesStar Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so amazingly Beautiful! Well done!
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lucytherescuedcat Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Beautiful! :-) 
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Kawaii6754 Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Very cute
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Heavens-Abyss Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Student General Artist
Aww! I wanna hug it! :meow:
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BubblyMint Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  New member
So realistic and adorable!
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Baldguys Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful! Also, I don't know if you're aware of this, but I found an image that seemed exactly like this:tuckerman320.deviantart.com/ar… i don't know if you know this person, but I'm telling you this just in case. I feel like he/she is copying your art. (Just in case!)
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Insacove Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015   Digital Artist
Ok THIS is just incredible. I love this so much you have no idea. :love:
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Kawaii6754 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Its my favorite
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BellaTheBatKid Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2015
So cute
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robochipv8 Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so sweet and delicate
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Dagger-13 Featured By Owner Edited Mar 27, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so beautiful! :o The colours are perfect :) Obviously worth all that hard thought you put behind them!  Gorgeous :nod: Also, I really thought this was a watercolour painting or something - you've done the digital colouring so well :D
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Llalanya Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really love the expression on the cats face. Always nice to see an artist keep the soul in the subject! The lighting is great too :)
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Cinemutt14 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2015  New member
So cute. Luv everything about it
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Shadowkey392 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
oh, wow.   Looks magical!
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Zerbawolf Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
That is sooo pretty good job
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Sabs546 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015
I so wish I could buy this
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bozhana123 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Student Artist
wow thats awesome 
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Aspen-kun123 Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Sad Balloon Boy 
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Amateur-Artist-163 Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
CAN USE FOR ID PLZ? SO CUTE
Ermergerd
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kimy-shan Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
okay, I'm going to die... now... xD
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ArtsyCat63155 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015  New member Hobbyist
OMG this is better than my art (I'm seriously not kidding) :0 this is awesome!
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angellis3 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2015
Nice...
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Shadowed-DarkNinja Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh gosh, this is absolutely beautiful! <33 I love the colors, detail, and lighting!
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FurFra Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015
It's Beautiful!!! Clap 
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LiliVillage Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Love it!!! * no comments at all

You took as long as you needed and now it looks amazing!! Traditionally? Damn, you've got a bright future in front of you!! :D
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dreamswoman Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Special feature for you :love: 
On our group: aRt's Creation magazine #7 and feature and on our magazine: issuu.com/artscreation/docs/ar…
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Allustrations2015 Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
mmm soo pretty and mesmerizing!!! Love the lighting.
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CowlingCreations Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I love this so much. It's so beautiful. Would quite like this as a print for my dining room.
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NatalieDivine Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist
This is very beautiful! Do you mind if I can use this as my lock screen wallpaper for my phone?
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MudTheCat Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014
-Dies-
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Tabashi Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
breathtaking o_o
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JuliGM Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
beautiful! I love it !! Laughing 
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ArcticIceWolf Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome cat!
The picture makes me think of Fenrir´s song The Wanderer....
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ewO5bY…
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Spilled-Sunlight Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2014  Student General Artist
AMAZING!!
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epscool Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2014  Hobbyist
amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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shadowcat26 Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Absolutely stunning!
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belldream Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
gorgeous!
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kaantarell Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
So beautiful!
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whitewolf54 Featured By Owner May 4, 2014
oh how cute...reminds me of a passed kitty...ty
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Smogcake Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg it looks so real:PinkyPiela: 
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Dark-Coco Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014
This is very sweet. :aww: It's beautiful.
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WolfSpirit127 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist
It's... so...beautiful!  It's so realistic and it's amazing! I love this, it's so beautiful! 
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agnes21 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Absolutely lovely! :) (Smile) 
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KawaiiKoneko97 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so beautiful. <3 The detail is amazing and the colors look wonderful; Very nice work, I love it. :heart:
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antia87 Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014
Awesome. Very beautiful job.
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PaitonC Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
It's beautiful love
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fishheart Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2014  Student General Artist
idk if i already said this but this amazingly resembles the host ^^ awesome job!
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Great work! :)
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Mini-Minako Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is gorgeous <3
I love the regal look of the cat 
and the way the butterflies really come alive.
Very beautiful artwork. 
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