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YOKO RITONA: Afternoon Stroll - Gurren Lagann by Eddy-Shinjuku YOKO RITONA: Afternoon Stroll - Gurren Lagann by Eddy-Shinjuku
Photoshop CS5.1 Extended; 25hours+/- Illustration, Painting, Airbrushing & Photoshoping. 

- Special request for someone; wanted me to use Yoko's figurine as reference, the Max Factory PVC figure! It sets her back around USD300 in Ebay, dafuq!!!

- I tried to draw as close to it as possible but it won't be fun to just replicate almost the same thing, so I improvised half way.
Credits to the figure maker :D

- If you didn't notice Boota, I'm sure your eyes are fixated onto a certain pair of something ;p

- For the gun buffs, that's pretty much an M82 Barret 50cal, and made into a "Yoko version".

- In Japanese there is no 'L', so Littner sounds like rhit~tona, hence Ritona surname.

CREDITS:
- Hair brushes from para-vine: para-vine.deviantart.com/art/H…
- Max Factory 1:6 Yoko Figurine
- Abundance of brushes I got from IMAGINEFX September Issue.
- M82 Barret Sniper Rifle for reference
- My very old skeleton belt buckle (epic!)
-Will add more soon...


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Let me first say that I have not watched Gurren Lagann (A bizarre friend of mine only made me skeptical to join in watching.) so I can't comment on recognition or the setting. From what I can see here, this young woman is definitely a cartoon character with a comical sense of style. She's wielding this possibly high powered rifle like its more than a weapon of choice, its probably a part of her character.

The way she's been drawn overall is beautiful. Her wild hair and body gesture is hypnotic. In combination with the clothes, rifle, and background, I find myself wondering what she could be possibly doing out there by herself, looking so good, and wandering around with a flying mole rat creature of some kind. I saw this thumbnail and immediately had to take a closer look. The various materials within feel real without breaking at border between realism and art. The altered color at the bottom of this image helps her stand out even more, and gives her a more angelic or divine aura.

As a fan of Eddy Shinjuku's art, this vibrant image is testament to his skill and style. Keep up your great and inspiring work.
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Rouge-Fox Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Writer
Beautiful work, love the anatomy and sheer gorgeous technique.
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seimeisamarian Featured By Owner Mar 5, 2014
Magnificent, truly a work well done
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Roadkill-Sarny Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Nice boots! And bikini top! xD
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Wynterhawke07 Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
To think that Yoko is only 14. O_O Anime girls sure mature a lot faster than a lot of IRL girls.
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conjior Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2014
very beautiful!
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voltomx Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Absolutely gorgeous! I love your artwork, plus she's one of next cosplays :D
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Felipe400 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
Beautiful work!
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Yasakakatana Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2013
Sin lugar a dudas esta es la mejor imagen de Yoko que e visto.
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fullerjames Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2013
awesome picture
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dragonx81 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
She looks cute,nice artwork
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