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Under The Overpass by yuumei Under The Overpass by yuumei



Glistening street lights
Under the overpass
Alone to the world 
A special moment
Shared with you 
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Here's a video tutorial of how it's done :D youtu.be/jQNpTUijDXk

I did a paintover of a photo my bf and I took while traveling in Japan. Luckily, I actually remembered to record my work process this time so I'll be making a video tutorial soon of how I did this. Some of you have already seen the tutorials of 3D background paintover, this one is similar but working from a photo base instead of 3D model :)

Ever since I hurt my hand from drawing too much, I've been looking into new and innovative ways to express my art while conserving my hand use. Finding shortcuts has been a very fun challenge and I'm exited to share the results with everyone. I think it'll be a useful time saving technique regardless of hand pain or not :)

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:iconjcrust6:
Jcrust6 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
this is absolutely stunning
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Xelestia Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Looks a little like it could be touka and kaneki in Tokyo ghoul :re
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depruuuu Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2017
:D
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Jaganort Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2017
this is how traffic accidents occur

XD nice! 
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Mitteofficial Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017
Can I use this illustration for my Artwork and Video ?
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shebeast2 Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2017
gorgeous
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CyberLuka Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2017  Hobbyist Filmographer
found a tutorial!! >:D
I wonder if this possible as animation?
I know there are some bruish filters but they prolly aren't realistic enough...
Time to look for myself!
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:iconzabuka-art:
zabuka-art Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you are a f monster dude
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:iconsamlumino:
samlumino Featured By Owner Jul 15, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Omg the colors are blend so well :D
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TrueSaiyanGod Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2017
Engraving name on flyovers seems innovative!
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:iconnerizia:
Nerizia Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
the backround omg it's so detailed!
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Xellass Featured By Owner May 30, 2017
Was the photo you used for the picture taken in Shibuya? I'm wondering because the place looks very familiar to me, and I studied in Shibuya for a year when I lived in Japan :).
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Jansherr Featured By Owner May 22, 2017  Student Digital Artist
beautiful... ^^
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lkareeml Featured By Owner May 17, 2017
love this <3
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:iconmigs273:
migs273 Featured By Owner May 10, 2017
I just joined just to say that i'm amazed in every art you made so much beauty and meaning <3
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culdesackidz Featured By Owner May 6, 2017  Professional General Artist
wowness
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josemiguels Featured By Owner May 2, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Awesome work, yuumei! I'll see your video, must be really interesting.
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Sinclaire149 Featured By Owner May 2, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
You are a seriously amazing artist i can only hope i get as good as you someday
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darkyson Featured By Owner May 1, 2017
Amazing job ◠‿◠
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nicothai Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2017
Wow fantastic work!
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JAFNOVA Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2017  Hobbyist Writer
Wonderful!:)

It does remind me of an overpass I know in the Roppongi district.
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CucumberRain Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
breathtaking
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NeverwinterCitizen Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2017
This is just brilliant :)
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SunnyMindBath Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2017
I absolutely love the way you used the crosshatching to draw focus in and out of certain areas while maintaining fluidity with the color. The couple shows so much emotion and soulful expression without needing an abundance of detail about them. Man, the eye is drawn so seamlessly through the scene and out into the distance on every side. Great detail. Great mood. Wonderful use of colors and shading. Dang. Brilliant.
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Banana-God-NOT-BANAN Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2017
Was in hospital, and I looked thought your arts, and they still cool and even much more awesome (I thought it couldnt be cooler)

Your art is full of bright colors, Im so happy, that you are fine <3
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REC-IN Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
amazing !! beautifull
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MajesticLion13 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is SOOOOO good! I love everything, the lights, the shading, the color scheme. What city is it?
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CreativePsych Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2017
I was looking for an artistic page like this..Your works are extraordinary. Thank you for sharing your creations:)
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JoaoC27 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! So awesome, I really like your art, glad that I found it :)
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purrrito Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is amazing! backgrounds can be hard sometimes and you aced this!I envy how much patience you have put in there and the details are amazing! I know this is just another comment drowning in many compliments and may never even read this but oh well im just happy that i even got to witness such amazing art ^_^   
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Myranbor Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2017
I really love how much Details you bring into one Picture!
My first Thought when I saw one of your fine drawings was:
This looks just sooo awesome!Wow! 
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RolandLatoreSpeed Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Vividly amazing and brilliantly elaborate. The scope you have in colorist details and overall scenery are just...  breathtaking  :wow:
This color palette and scenery has really touched my heart. Love how captivating your work is...   :D  :love:  ^^;  :clap: 
It's perfect...  :hug:  :huggle:  :happybounce:
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kingcole5150 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2017  Professional Digital Artist
You are so so amazing I always look forward to your new art.
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clownchick1 Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2017
wow!awesome !
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sasuraicat Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
This wasn't Hirakata-shi was it? Looks so familiar! Love it and all your work.
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A-Merry-Kat Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I might have seen you in person.
around Christmas, i saw someone who looked a lot like you, hair wise too, leaning down over a guy who looked a lot like that ^ XD and he was tying his shoe i think? it was in the airport in .. Miami i think
i wanted to say something so bad but felt so stupid
i said "y--yuumei?" really softly XDD
haha prob wasnt you anyway TuT
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KevinLK92 Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
awesome as usual! I love the colorful lights!!
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:iconusvakas:
Usvakas Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Stunning! I want this in my house :D
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Newbie227 Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely am such a fan! X adore the lighting and details!
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StarPaw007 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017
THIS IS SO BEAUTIFUL AND DETAILED!
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Glowwyrm Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I m in love with the lighting. You do impressive backgrounds, with a lot of Ghost in the Shell like feeling. Consider me a fan of your work <3
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Shadowpresident Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2017
Nicely made.
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red-winged-angel Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017  Hobbyist Digital Artist
How lovely!
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Fayerye Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is so captivating, almost magical.. the colours and lights and details and the beautiful rainHeart  stunning!!
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dragonfuture Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
:heart: Lovely!
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ecuasage Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2017
Awww. So sweet! Such a tender scene!
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Flarona Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017
This makes me want to draw some rainy scenery!! It's so pretty! I only need to make 1) glistering ground 2) oevertly shining lights if there are some 3) some straight lines falling from the sky that resemble raindrops and 3) some shorter raindrops bouncing from the ground, right?
I don't think I've ever even tried rain before, so it'd be a challenge! Only if I had a good painting program on this laptop...
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klisty Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
So beautiful <3
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damiensthirst Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow the colors are amazing! Beautiful. 
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Korich Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2017
Great art!
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