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Homestuck by loopyylunatico26 Homestuck by loopyylunatico26
Here we have it. the reason why I've been sort of half dead most of the summer.

WARNING LONG ARTIST'S COMMENT

Funny story behind this piece, I didn't really intend to color it at first, but I have a common artists' problem: I get really good ideas, only I'm supposed to be working on something else at the moment. So I'd make Illustrations and comics every day, when I was supposed to be studying, and this became a problem when it was time for finals (which was back in may). I decided that what I needed was a HUGE project that I knew I couldn't possibly finish in a day, so I'd work on it and still study in the bits I left it alone.
but what.
So on a fatefully boring spanish class the first page of what eventually became this monster of an artwork was born, it was just the kids, trolls and ancestors, done in ballpoint pen on printer paper, and in my mind sprung "How many characters can I fit on here?" 3 more pages and two more classes and I had the sketch. I started coloring it when I heard one of my friends was going to comic-con, I thought that if she met Andrew she could give this to him, as a sort of "thanks for making the coolest webcomic ever" thing. Then she wasn't able to go, but I kept on coloring, because I finally had the project that would challenge me and allow me to pass my exams.
On to the actual piece. I had more than a few setbacks along the way, I didn't want to use so many layers so I sort of winged it and did one layer for up to ten or twelve characters, on top of that I had to add characters as I worked, because I kept forgetting people (im sure there are still more than one missing character but I tried to get as many as I could on there) and, Calliope was finally revealed. The composition was tricky, I built the background as I went along, not even starting it properly until about 75% of the characters were finished, luckily it all fell into place (I even used a panel from the comic for the lulz, see if you can find it)
All in all, I'm pretty proud of how this came out in general, obviously you cant be happy with everything when it comes to something this big *cough*Lord english*cough*, but in the end I'm glad I finished it. So yeah,

let me tell you about Homestuck

Which all belongs to the orange guy holding a broom.
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autumnc1 Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  Student Artist
who is excited for the update XD
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CupcakeForMyKitten Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
THAT IS GOING TO BE SOMETIME THIS MONTH OMG TOO HAPPY ABOUT THIS
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MossPathHomestuck Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2014
whoa, AWESOME
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MarlyTheMadHare Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really good! Just one question. Who is the character above Aradiabot and next to Sawtooth and Squarewave?
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RandomItaly Featured By Owner Edited Aug 29, 2014   Artist
holy shit

homestuck in 5 seconds 

anyone who doesn't read homestuck would have no fucking clue what any of this is XDDD
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TensTardis Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2014
*Likes.* *thinkts for a minute* *likes over and over again a bunch of times*
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Ponythekidrs Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really good!!
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Iggygirl1 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2014
A job well done, indeed, and not without an equally long comment to go with the extraordinary piece of art you have created. :)
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GearSolidSnake Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014
This is amazing!

This is all of homestuck beautifully wrapped into one epic drawing! Absolutely Fantastic!
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TrueTeamBro Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2014
awesome picture! but...why are jack noir and bec blanche part robot?
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