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Giftart for reflectedeve!

Title: A Logical Soultion
Gift for: reflectedeve
Artist: brille
Rating:: PG
Fandom: Star Trek Reboot
Characters: Kirk/Spock/Uhura
Warnings: none
Artist notes: This is a very silly picture. I had so much fun with this, even though it took waaay longer than expected! Happy holidays, reflectedeve! I hope you enjoy!
Summary: Spock solves a tricky dilemma.

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Dec. 19th, 2009 04:20 am (UTC)
Beautifully done!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:00 pm (UTC)
Thank you!
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Jan. 5th, 2010 04:00 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much, I'm really pleased you think so :D
Dec. 19th, 2009 04:24 am (UTC)
AHHHHH OMG! :DDD It's gorgeous! They all look so much like themselves - but definitely translated into a distinct artistic style, which I adore! Uhura looks particularly gorgeous. *_* I love the look she's giving Kirk (who is so cheeky, eeee). And Spock's epiphany made me giggle out loud! (I hope I didn't wake my roommate.)

Gosh, your colors are so pretty, particularly on their skin. And I really like the random ships-interior-inspired background - fills the space nicely and looks right, but not distracting or overly detailed (something I have trouble with). And the classic looking thought bubble and text box! ♥ It looks like a panel out of a seriously awesome comic - there's no surer way to make me happy. ;)

And you drew my OT3! I am beside myself, here. I love it so much, Mystery Artist - thank you!

[ETA:] I forgot to mention the tiny Ben-Day-esque points of color! God, I love that oldschool comicky stuff. *_*

Edited at 2009-12-19 05:05 am (UTC)
Jan. 5th, 2010 03:59 pm (UTC)
I am SO HAPPY that you like it!! I currently stalk your journal for tips on and examples of how to make awesome comics and how to, like, have cool style. Both of which you do with no apparent effort. So you basically helped make your own giftart better, neato!

Thank you for such lovely feedback, it just made my yuletide to be creeping on these kind words. You picked out a lot of the stuff I had been aiming for (yay)!

In conclusion--you are darling, and you inspired your own present. Merry yuletide! ...and now happy new year! ♥

Dec. 19th, 2009 04:41 am (UTC)
I love the comic book style!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:01 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I needed to caption it somehow :)
Dec. 19th, 2009 04:51 am (UTC)
Gorgeous and funny, too boot! Love it!!!!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:03 pm (UTC)
I aim to please :P thanks for your comment!
Dec. 19th, 2009 04:52 am (UTC)
This is hilarious! Thank you!

love, lore
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:03 pm (UTC)
Giggles are great presents, and so are comments--thank you! love, brie
Dec. 19th, 2009 05:02 am (UTC)
oh my gosh, FANTASTIC. The classic comicbook style is dead-on and makes the whole concept that much funnier XD
plus... it's a nice concept all around... ;D
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:05 pm (UTC)
I definitely thought loooong and haard about the concept, mmhmm. :P Glad you enjoyed!
Dec. 19th, 2009 05:06 am (UTC)
The boys are nice, but I really like Uhura here!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:06 pm (UTC)
I strongly agee that Uhura's inherent awesomeness (ouch, tonquetwister) should always be apparent. Thanks!
Dec. 19th, 2009 06:56 am (UTC)
This is really beautiful. I especially love the way you drew the girl. :D
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:07 pm (UTC)
Thank you! I definitely had fun drawing such a kickass lady. :D
Dec. 19th, 2009 07:01 am (UTC)
I like their expressions, and the likeness is great. I also like the hinted, unfocused background. The classic comic book style works very well.
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:08 pm (UTC)
Oh yes, my 'background,' hee. I am so happy to hear that the comic book style worked--thank you!
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Jan. 5th, 2010 04:09 pm (UTC)
Thanks! I definitely beat Spock to the punch on this one. Probably. ...maybe. When did I set this again...?
Dec. 19th, 2009 07:54 am (UTC)
OMG! I want to read the whole comic now!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:10 pm (UTC)
Me too!! Unfortunately those two words in a thought bubble are the extent of my dialogue skills...I am nought but a pencil puhser :P
Dec. 19th, 2009 09:33 am (UTC)
Oh this is made of awesome *giggle* Great job!!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:10 pm (UTC)
Hee, thank you! :D :D
Dec. 19th, 2009 10:14 am (UTC)
The likenesses of all three are incredible! It is generally harder to find likeness for a beautiful female, but Uhura looks wonderfully like Zoe Saldana here. Gosh, this is wonderful! And I LOVE the way you colored it... very watercolor-y with a nice textured background.
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:12 pm (UTC)
Wow, thank you so much! I definitely have more practice drawing females, and I'm glad it paid off. Uhura and Zoe deserve all the wonderful they can wrangle, definitely!
Dec. 19th, 2009 11:43 am (UTC)
I am in love with everyone's expressions, though Kirk's smug faaaaaaaaace is especially fantastic! Also: the comic book panel feel of this is particularly inspired, and I love your coloring choices. That background!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:15 pm (UTC)
I am so pleased that my background is coming off as 'artistic' rather than 'space-architecturally-challenged'! Their expressions were key, so thank you. I do love me some smug Kirk :P
Dec. 19th, 2009 04:50 pm (UTC)
Hee! And the style is very nice.
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:15 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! :D
Dec. 19th, 2009 06:45 pm (UTC)
Great technique, and this seriously made me giggle. XD
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:16 pm (UTC)
Giggles were the ultimate goal. I can rest easy thanks to your comment! Thank you! :D
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Jan. 5th, 2010 04:20 pm (UTC)
I, too, would very much like to read that comic book! I would not object at all to seomeone writing that comic book! I would even illustrate it! I just...have questionable writing skills.

The blue light thing is reminiscent of the lensflare extravaganza in the movie for me. :P Thanks for your comment!

Dec. 19th, 2009 10:37 pm (UTC)
Spock has impeccable logic. I approve!

I love the comic panel style. The likenesses are wonderful (Kirk and Uhura's profiles, and the blue light highlights!) and the expressions brilliant. I love Kirk's rather smug amusement, that touch of cool irritation and challenge on Uhura's face, and Spock's moment of "oh, of course".
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:23 pm (UTC)
I usually agree with Spock's logic, and here I was able to make him agree with me. Magic!

Wow, your comment is great--I wanted their expressions to be subtle but still recognizeable, and it's lovely to hear that they came across. Thank you so much!
Dec. 20th, 2009 03:05 pm (UTC)
Funny, but the art is also just wonderful.
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:23 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much! :)
Dec. 20th, 2009 04:30 pm (UTC)
I am astounded by the likenesses and the gorgeous background, and giggling madly at Spock's lightbulb-over-head face.
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:24 pm (UTC)
Thank you, that's so flattering! Haha Spock...he can be a little slow sometimes. That's what we're here for :P
Dec. 20th, 2009 06:49 pm (UTC)
DER HOLEY GOD! I spit my apple juice out as a laughed at this. FANTASTIC, what a ysterical idea. Oh god.
Ad the art is great, you really captured the characters well, and heh, love the background. Techy, but quick =P
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:25 pm (UTC)
Hahahaha oh no!! Hope your computer was alright! Thanks for your enthusiastic comment, it is happy-making indeed :D
Dec. 20th, 2009 08:39 pm (UTC)
Love the realistic translation of the characters and their features, and the comic book style is great!
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:28 pm (UTC)
Well, they are all such pretty, pretty people that I could do nothing at all to improve them. Thank you!
Dec. 20th, 2009 09:02 pm (UTC)
I love it! Uhura's face in particular is great--looks just like her. :)
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:28 pm (UTC)
Thanks! She's a gorgeous lady and very fun to draw :D
Dec. 20th, 2009 11:22 pm (UTC)
*squishes* this is awesome! I love it!! omg! PERFECT SOLutiON :D :D :D
Jan. 5th, 2010 04:29 pm (UTC)
Spock has all the best ideas!! :D Thank you!
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