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Paper Boats by chinara Paper Boats by chinara
I will always find you, like it's written in the stars.

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Transistor is one of the most beautiful games I have ever played. The art direction, storytelling and soundtrack are truly stunning, and the gameplay itself is amazingly fluid. Naturally, I wanted to try my hand at the beautiful style.

Transistor © Supergiant Games

Art © chinara

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Given 2014-08-02
Paper Boats by chinara showcases wonderful technique and composition in tribute to a very creative and astonishing game. Beyond this, chinara's work thrives with beautiful concepts and various style! ( Featured by TheCreativeJenn )

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Penlink Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Student Filmographer
Hey there, I just want to say that I enjoy how you did the all the details for this one. I like how red orb in the sword contrasts aginst the sword's teal blade. also like how the composition of this whole work was done. A lot of thought went into making this one, and I honestly how it was done.
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chinara Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Hello there! :D Thanks so much for you lovely comment. I am very glad that you like the detail work in this picture! It was quite a bit of work, but I'm glad it is showing! Thank you again!
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Rosaka-Origo Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student General Artist
What a beautiful work. The highlights on the red lenses look so realistic.
The effects and details like the ones in the upper background are such a nice add. :)
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chinara Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your kind words! 'u' Paper Boats was one of the most time consuming illustrations I have done, so I am very happy to see it is doing well!
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Rosaka-Origo Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student General Artist
No problem. ^^
I can believe that, it has so many details, lights, highlights and such. But it's lovely how there are always more details that I didn't see before. :)
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chinara Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Hehehe, keep looking! 'u' who knows, there might be even more as you look on.
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Eehcoli91 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015
Amazing!  I think you did wonderfully at capturing the richness of the game's setting.
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you a lot for the kind words! :) I appreciate the comment a lot.
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starplexus Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
This is an absolutely beautiful piece, from the lineart to the bold colours <3
Amazing work, I have not heard of this game before, but now I am very interested in checking it out! :)

Keep up the great work, your art is absolutely beautiful :love:
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Jan 12, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Thank you a lot! 'u' Paper Boats is one of my favorite paintings to begin with. You should definitely check out the game it goes along with!!
And thank you again for your kind words!! >u< I really appreciate it.
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StickMasterAlter Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
Once your Paper deteriorates. You know you fucked up 
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Sophiera Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014
YES!

Most beautiful picture for the most beautiful game. Instant fav!~
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Oh why, thanks so much for your kind words!! *u* I really appreciate your support!!!
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Sophiera Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014
You're welcome! Keep on drawing :D
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NikHero Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing! :wow:
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you a lot! :D
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NikHero Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You are welcome and wonderful! :nod: 
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
It's a beautiful soundtrack, isn't it? :) I love it to bits!
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rajasegar Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Astounding piece of work!
Thanks for sharing...
Featured in Daily Inspirations at hangaroundtheweb.com/2014/08/d…
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Oh, wow! Thanks for featuring me! :D I really do appreciate it.
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TheGexxonatr97 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
whhoooaaaa

I've never even heard of this game, but this piece alone makes me want to buy it someday. This is amazing, awesome work! :)
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Transistor is such a gem in indie gaming! Personally I think it can rival the big titles. Here's the trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTik6s…

Thank you for your kind words! :D I appreciate it.
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TheGexxonatr97 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Whoa, well it definitely looks the part! XD Hot dizzity darn...looks and sounds awesome. This looks right up my alley. :D

And not a problem at all! :) I managed to find it and was instantly struck by the fantastic color work. It's just such a beautiful piece, you did an amazing job in capturing the art direction (if I use that term correctly) of the game! :D
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
It is really beautiful! Personally, I find it's a masterpiece of story-telling. :) Nothing's more intriguing than a story told with less words, and more insinuation.

Thank you so much for the kind words!!! Hehe, I think you can term in this context. :) I tried my best to emulate it without it being a direct carbon copy. I'm glad you like my painting!
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TheGexxonatr97 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'm the same way, I love when I'm told a story and I'm not told everything. It engages you more into the story, leaves things to the imagination, but not in a way that degrades from the quality of the story. That's the greatest mark of a good story and storyteller, to me haha. XD 
Haha, it's no trouble! And that's good haha, I hate when I don't use words correctly when describing something, which is unfortunately something I do a lot. x( But in any case, I definitely think that emulation came through and was successful! :)
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Exactly! Ergo, I appreciate SupergiantGames' effort tremendously. It's a game worth owning, and particularly worth playing.
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TheGexxonatr97 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's awesome to see stories and the people telling them be able to invoke that sort of immersion, and it sounds like SupergiantGames knows what they're doing haha. xD
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Absolutely!
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ImLovingDN Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Wow, that's so damn amazing! Awesome job! (:
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you a lot for those kind words! (:
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Adventurous-Dreamer Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
This is one of the best wallpapers I've ever seen! I've heard of this game but never played it. Just looking at this picture suddenly make me want to play now. Incredible work!
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you a lot! :) Transistor is worth every cent, and a game you will enjoy on a visual, audio and emotional level! The gameplay is pretty awesome as well.
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gamewizard-2008 Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Student Digital Artist
A sword that only a goddess may wield!
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
And a goddess she is. :heart: I love her and her world, it's so beautiful.
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gamewizard-2008 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
And she deserves it all. u_u
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ChaosAndEternity Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Amazing work.
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thank you! :)
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ChaosAndEternity Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
It's fine :)
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pharmmajor Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
Damn, incredible recreation of the art style. 
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:iconchinara:
chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks a lot! I tried hard to create something that reflects my love for this game.
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
thank you 'u'
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MikomiKisomi Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014  Student Digital Artist
My, is this is second Transistor artwork that's gotten a DD? Of course, it's obvious why- not only is the game itself not beautiful and amazing, but the fan art for it is as well! This is absolutely gorgeous! Congratulations on getting a Daily Deviation, this definitely deserves it.
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Yes it is! I agree, Transistor is so beautiful and has spawned so much beautiful fanart, it's definitely worth all the attention it's getting. Thank you so much for your kind words, I really appreciate it! :)
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silveraquila Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
Is it bad that I thought of the turrets from portal when I saw this? ._.
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chinara Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hahaha, not at all! There are some enemies in Transistor that remind me of Turrets, but yeah.
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FancyHatShop Featured By Owner Aug 2, 2014
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa sooooooo co.ol
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