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Savage Claws by AaronMiller Savage Claws by AaronMiller
Painting for an upcoming Christmas album (The Ballad of Santa Claus).

The ebook can be found here:
[link]

and it's only 99!! get one!

Oil on panel. 24" x 24".
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dotsweare Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012
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Wow this looks amazing! Icy water is something you don't see much in pics to do with sailing! Very clever idea c:
He looks like someone who's ready to get to work, and has his pistol at the ready XD
I love the background, lovely and detailed. Your use of colours is great too!
Great work :D
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2012  Professional General Artist
For 99 you can get the eBook filled with over 50 more little illustrations to go with the lyrics.

Glad you like this ol' pirate.
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FedericoMusetti Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011   Digital Artist
Great warm light in contrast with the cold of the ice! Love it:)
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2011  Professional General Artist
thanks glad you like it.
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evilhedgehog2011 Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011
love the ice chunks in the water! beautiful painting as usual of course! :)
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2011  Professional General Artist
thanks!
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MuriloFernandezArt Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2011
Really fantastic! Congratulations on the face, the shadows were impressive and very subtle!
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Pan-Zareta Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
what's the red jewel at his chest? Is that a Philosopher's Stone? (kidding!)
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
it's a magic juice. once the ballad is released i'll post a link to the iTunes.
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onewaytrack Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011
woow. amazing work!
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
hey, thanks so much.
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Adam-Nowak Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Great setting! Also, I remember a saying by Emile Gruppe: to make your boats appear larger than they are, paint the masts past the edge of the canvas. :thumbsup:
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Professional General Artist
ha! thanks Adam. Makes sense to me.
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j0rosa Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow!
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2011  Professional General Artist
Yar!
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dashinvaine Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011
Shiver me timbers...
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional General Artist
yo, ho, ho!
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DangMyLinh Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Nice color :D
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2011  Professional General Artist
i tried to keep it in a limited palette used by a famous maritime painter. But i still needed to add a few more colors.
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Silveraxe Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Nice one Aaron! Love the colors and great composition!
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AaronMiller Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2011  Professional General Artist
Thanks for checking it out. Keep up the good work yourself there.
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