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The Fox and the Crow by arisuonpaa The Fox and the Crow by arisuonpaa
Illustration for the famous Aesop's fable. Painted digitally in Corel Painter and ArtRage. Adjustments in Photoshop.

For painting steps and my explanation on composition go to my Facebook page:…
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rchandra Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Filmographer
very nice lighting!
schirmsi Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
omg...that's brilliant! :happybounce: 
Yagamiseven Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014
I remember this story!
lapis-lazuri Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Lol, that's probably one of the most absurd fables ever written. A crow is really much smarter than a fox, not to mention it would never let go of something it holds in beak (anyone who ever dealt with the crow-kin will know that XD )
The drawing however is brilliant, lovely colors and perspective.
argontus Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
There's just something really playful and interesting about the fox's pose. I also love how the forest is fading to the background. Brilliant! 
TheWildTornado Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2014  Student General Artist
u visualized the old story very well! it's nice!
MatthMunchausen Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
yes! i like it! good work!
Mikartturi Featured By Owner May 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hieno kuva!
Kaitomo Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Oh my... This is is AMAZING! It's so beautiful. ;-;
I love the aesops's fables, this really encompasses this one!
RingoAdopts Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014
anntheazelf101 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I'm not sure I'm familiar with this fable, but this is very good regardless. The lighting here makes it look story-like as does the shading.
xCleverFox Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2014
Very gorgeous scenery and I like the way that you portrayed this scene from the fable, it's very well done. I also like all the little shrubs and underbrush that make up the foreground and background, it adds a lot to the overall picture
leepicnesss Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014
This looks really awesome! :D
Simoneilguardiano Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
Simoneilguardiano Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
like a children  returns 
gemma-z Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow love this  color style !
giuli94 Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I really like the feeling of this piece. It really feels like a fable or fairytale. I like all the details in this picture and it looks even better from further away like it is in many canvas paintings even when it's painted digitally. 
CrumbledWings Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
Well while i might not be the best judge on this (me being a writer and all) but i thought this was pretty outstandingly awesome, it is such an amazing story book scene.
Simoneilguardiano Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
i like  :)  beauty scene  
Divergence0 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I honestly can't think how you managed this level of detail and balanced with the quality of style. The tasteful brush strokes; the beautiful atmospheric colours; and the storytelling one can pick out with just a glance. Bunny Girl Emoji-55 (Wink) [V3] 
GinIchimaruFG Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
The fox looks so sly... like his figuring out what the plan to get that piece of cheese is. :) And the crow is just standing there... almost like his teasing the fox with it.
Love the trees and plants... really great detail!
Giappi76 Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your art is stunning!
vchannel Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
beautiful painting!
FansAvatarAangKorra Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014
REally awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :huggle:
IndyPup Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2014  Student Artist
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totally-espionne Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
An amazing depiction of a classic tale. Excellent work! :)

LotsOfLowe Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014
Great job! :D
DarkElektra Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2014
the best of february in illustration category in :iconparadiseofartists: You're featured in our blog: paradiseofartists.deviantart.c… & in our gallery:…

CONGRATULATIONS!! :icongrin--plz:
AncientEchidna Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautifully amazing artwork. =)
rainylake Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
What a fantastic scene that you've painting here. I really love your style! The way the grass and trees are colored and shaped looks really cool. I wonder what the fox is thinking about the crow, and what may have brought these two together. Great job!
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Stefany-Sama Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this work is simply woooo, the details you put it are fabulous, textures, shading, lighting and I love the detail of bread that has the crow, you stay Cool
Good Work!
MooMooNuati Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I love the texture and the shading, and the lighting aswell, i also love how the fox is standing on its hind legs and staring up at the crow sitting in the tree, this looks puuuuurrrfect! :meow: 
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Finikku Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Upea karsantarinan kuvitus työ.
Tykkää kovin, koska rakastan erilaisia kansan tarinoita.
Marvellie Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2014
PhoenixCrush Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! You are really talented! Well done, this is amazing! :O I love the detail in the fox, and especially in the background, it all fits together wonderfully! I love the background faded/misty plants at the back, they look fantastic!
Aristanova Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Incredible! Fantastic work! Lovely colours used ~ Gorgeous background, well done!
ChildrenOfLight Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
DeltaArena Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2014   General Artist
love it
OcarinaHylia Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Good Job! Cute! I really love it!
I love that colors! I love that line arts! I love every things!
Hope ya like it, sorry for my bad English [Aeon]
Murrmurianmoon Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Lsnp92 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
HiddenWorlds Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Adorable, also it really looks like you used brush strokes through the whole painting for the trees grass and characters- that impresses me, great job! =)
xena222 Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOVE it!!!!!
Citron--Vert Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I feature your wonderful deviation here
GimpxD Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
just came across your gallery and your art is so amazing!
Retsilia Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Vau. Tosi mahtava ilmestys! Pidän erityisesti tuosta ketusta, se näyttää niin oikealta ja omaa silti ihmismäiset piirteet.
Chorongee Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist
I must say this is breathtaking and you are really good. I do very much enjoy your art~I say
heidi137 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's wonderfulClap Clap Heart 
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February 6, 2014
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