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tardigrade by koyamori tardigrade by koyamori
New character inspired by the microscopic tardigrade from biology class haha. :'D
It's cute in a gross sort of way. [link]


Tools: watercolour, 140lb Arches cold pressed
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:iconriamu18:
Riamu18 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
great perspective, and the colors are great! I like it!

:D
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:iconkcaze:
kcaze Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2011
<3 Love how colorful and vivid your watercolour's are!
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:iconege207:
ege207 Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2011
:iconomgplz: that microscobic thing is the cutest thing ive ever seen
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:iconliving-magikally:
Living-Magikally Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so cute!! I'd never have the patience to be able to draw the trees in the background like that... ~M
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:icontarantellino:
tarantellino Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:iconsweetjesusplz: I love this guy so much asdkjfhlksdhfl
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you~~:iconblushplz:
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:icontarantellino:
tarantellino Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!
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:iconiyobunny:
IyoBunny Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2011  Student General Artist
LOVE THE COLOR!!!!!
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:icondopingartificial:
DopingArtificial Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2011
ahh that creature is so cuute
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:iconchyna-angel-girl:
Chyna-Angel-Girl Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It is kinda gross, but I can see how it could be thought of as cute. I like your version better though! :D

This is an adorable picture. Great job!
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:iconazn-juliet:
Azn-Juliet Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Student General Artist
Arei! kono mono....masaka...O____O areh desu ka? Lezley-san to hanashita no yatsu O 3 O
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2011   Traditional Artist
Sooo desu yoooo~:)
Are desu yo are. Nazo seibutsu desu. *V*
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:iconatelier20:
atelier20 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
great to see you expanding your style :D:D very pleasing to follow your progression :D i love this characters. childhood dreams.
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you so much!:)
I'm more interested in kid's book illustrations lately so I'm glad you think so. ^^
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:iconatelier20:
atelier20 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
children's illustrations are so sophisticated i have much respect for that genre. great art in it.
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:iconforoneheart:
foroneheart Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah,I was wondering what that was. But he seems quite friendly.
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:icongraypad:
graypad Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Sweet! ><
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:iconyuuki28:
Yuuki28 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I like it:D
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:iconmerrisusa:
merrisusa Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
Very adorable! Love the bright colours and the simplicity of the character designs... Lovely piece!
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thanks very much:)
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:iconcirlin:
Cirlin Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
Aren't these also called 'water bears' colloquially?
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
Indeed they are!:)
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:iconsabrinadav:
sabrinadav Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
awwwwwwwww i want one of those things tht she's ridinin xD
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:iconlavypoo:
Lavypoo Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Student Artist
beautiful color and peaceful :)
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:iconyuuki-ri:
yuuki-ri Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful aslways baby :heart:
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:iconlittleapple4o:
LITTLEapple4O Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
i love the color mix in this paint <3
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:iconmitsuki-starz:
mitsuki-starz Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
lovely colors that u used...
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:iconthrillingglow:
thrillingglow Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011
yurk, the tardigrade in the picture looks awfull but in your drawing, it's so cuute *-*
If every insect looked like in your drawings, I guess everyone will love them :D
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
:'D haha, thank youuu:hug:
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:iconshellix:
shellix Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
wow so cutew!
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:icontheletteri:
TheLetterI Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
that is really neat
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:iconsinistersquids:
SinisterSquids Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
i love the forest in the backround! as well as the picture!
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:iconpenxpaper:
penxpaper Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Cute! Gross... but cute!
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:iconotter-moth:
Otter-Moth Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
It's amazing to find this after writing a research paper about tardigrades. :D
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
:''D Ahaha, what a coincidence!
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:iconcookiesandcream1995:
cookiesandcream1995 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Student Writer
kyyuu! :D love it so much!
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:iconrocket-friday:
Rocket-Friday Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this, there is an overwhelming sense of coziness beaming from them.
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:iconrocket-friday:
Rocket-Friday Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this, there is an overwhelming sense of coziness beaming from them.
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thank you<3333
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:iconltcloud9:
LtCloud9 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
Your version looks a lot cuter than the real one. I love the red little flowers, it has a nice contrast with the blues. :D
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:iconkarin-lee:
karin-lee Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
what a A W E S O M E . CU T I E !!!
i hardly love how this looks aww
and those eyes lashes like anghhh!!!
gorgeousC:♥
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011   Traditional Artist
Thanks so much!!<333
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:iconkarin-lee:
karin-lee Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2011
anytime honey ur works are totally gorgeous♥
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:iconhoshi-saga:
Hoshi-Saga Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ohhh! I've heard of these before, but the TV show called them "water bears". I like watching them swim around. XD

I want to ride on a giant tardigrade....Love the colors and gwaaaah the tardigrage's face is so adorable!
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:iconkoyamori:
koyamori Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011   Traditional Artist
:'D I had to watch them swim under a microscope too hehe.
Thank you very much!:hug:
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:iconrebecca13:
Rebecca13 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
:) good work as always!
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:iconarkeyana:
Arkeyana Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Student General Artist
(the real picture) looks like something out of nausicaa x) but the rider and b/g look very cool. it's awesome to see the layering of tress
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:iconmillistaza13:
Millistaza13 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Student General Artist
Lol, science inspires me too. :XD: Great work!
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:iconshinxkuro:
shinXkuro Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011
cute~~~
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:iconestysseon:
EstyssEon Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is really pretty :) I love your use of watercolour.
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