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The Writer of Lullabies by KmyeChan The Writer of Lullabies by KmyeChan
Copyright © Kmye Chan, 2008. All rights reserved.

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Something soft and dreamy.... almost children book-like. :)
Quills are one of my favourite objects, for some reason.

Hoping you'll like it!



12x16 inches Giclee prints available - Limited edition of 10 - 95€ / $125.
Please contact me if you are interested!


[Made with ink liners, watercolours, markers, acrylics and pencils.]
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BootShopStory Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014   Artist
: )
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00Cheshire-Hatter00 Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Would you mind if I used this as a tattoo?
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Not at all! Can you send me a picture when the tattoo is completed? Thanks! :)
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00Cheshire-Hatter00 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Most Definitely :)
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Midniteiz99 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013
Your style is just amazing!
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:iconbuckbrazo:
Buckbrazo Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2011
I'm absolutely falling in love with your style! It's quite Tim Burton-esque; I love it! Keep up the outstanding work! ~<3
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skelling-jen13 Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Hello there :) While I make art, I usually look at your art in hopes that it would make my art good too. At the moment I'm making a piece that involves clouds. How did you make the clouds in this piece?
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
Well, it's actually hard to explain with words... I worked out the shapes and textures with layers of watercolors, and then I added the highlights with white and pink acrylics. I'm afraid I can't be more specific, experimenting and seeing how it works out is the only way to get the knack! :)
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skelling-jen13 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Actually I found the basic technique for how to do water color clouds here; [link]
Thank you though!
Lets see how this picture of mine comes out :p
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yes, that's exactly how I'm doing it too. Good luck! ;)
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skelling-jen13 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you :3
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:iconteethkind:
teethkind Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2011
I think the striped lining of her dress is my favorite part, but the twisted cage is wonderful, too! The texture in the background is terrific. I'd actually love to see you illustrate a kid's book - you have a really distinctive style that would lend itself well to fairy tales, I think.
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participial Featured By Owner May 23, 2011
I love the way you do dresses - there are always so many wonderful details in them. The warped cage is fantastic, and the texture in the background is amazing. Love it!
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elizbethcatlyn Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2011
I absolutely love your style I'd love to have a portrait of myself done by you.
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:iconjuiceinthedark:
juiceinthedark Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2011
Phenomenal
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SmaRaNam Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2011
I love it...also because I love quills too...
Here there are many, mostly peacock-quills and many others
I find them often when I walk in the local area...
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Vigilante-Inferno Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2010
Beautiful. Reminds me of so many things, stories and otherwise.
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RadicalArtDirecto Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2010
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:iconbabsss11:
babsss11 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2009
it's wonderful! I really love it!
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:iconwildhorses32:
wildhorses32 Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2009
I loovelovelooooove this! How did you do the background? It's amazing!
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks! :)
The background is watercolours and acrylics.
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Sharuzen Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2009  Professional Traditional Artist
I love all your pictures!!!:)
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Please, check my galleries! 
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:iconajinori:
Ajinori Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2009
The shades in the background are amazing
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:iconporcelain-love:
porcelain-love Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2008
OMG... amazing... <3
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:iconlittlelove-lolo:
littlelove-lolo Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2008
If Tim Burton and Shakespeare had a love child! :D Awesome. This is absolutely amazing. I love the spindly, delicate, and even slightly chaotic appearance that the cage's uneven construction brings to the piece. Lovelovelove!
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icarus-girl Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2008
Really striking. I think I like the striped part of her dress and the warped cage the best - and also that she doesn't look trapped in it at all. There's a very dreamy, surreal quality to this, but not in a nightmarish or menacing way despite the colors. Very nice work!
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eddiopolis Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2008
Your work is awesome. I really admire your creativity and imagination. Every one of your draws shows a part of your own world and I love it. Great. Simply Great!
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sporkweilder Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2008
This really reminds me of Sweeny Todd! If you have seen it, the Green finch and Linnet bird song, sung by Joanna... She sings of being caged and learning how to fly.

I love it!
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EternalMisfit Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2008
You have such a peculiar style. It reminds me of a more reformed version of the gothic era. Muted colors combined in a array of storytelling so subtle that it could easily be misconstrued. But I digress, it is simply wonderful. Magnificent display.
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ThunderGoddesKino Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2008  Student General Artist
I love the surreal, dark and yet innocent concept, and that quill rocks. Amazing as always!
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:iconphilemonjung:
philemonjung Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
Incredibly beautiful...
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:icongloomanati:
Gloomanati Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2008
Ooh, beautiful!
I thought of Johanna all locked up in Sweeney Todd :)
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:iconcateaclysmic:
Cateaclysmic Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2008  Professional Artisan Crafter
wow this is stunning!!!
I'll have to get a print of this :heart:
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Sleetwealth Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008  Professional Traditional Artist
This is cool. I like the cage with the drapeing of stars at the opening also her long thin limbs
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:iconapplestix:
applestix Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2008
you should totally come out with a childrens book 8 D
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:iconspiderjuice:
Spiderjuice Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2008  Hobbyist Photographer
I like the colors and the concept.
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:iconsukiro:
Sukiro Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
C'est superbe!
J'aime en particulier les p'tits reflets sur le métal de la cage...ça donne tout de suite plus de volume...*/0*
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Kagitsune Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2008  Professional Interface Designer
I like the fact that the "cage" is open... she looks serious, yet happy. I guess she loves her job! ^w^
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mistress-pandora Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2008
gorgeous, i love the stars and her dress
she almost looks like a bird stuck in a cage, what with the quil and all.
purely amazing
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:iconhappyflakes:
HappyFlakes Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008
wow
the girl in the pic looks like lucy from sweeney todd.
ok. that might of sounded weird.
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:iconcharsier:
Charsier Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
I've never used a Quill, are they easy to handle?

Wonderful as always~! <3
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:iconkmyechan:
KmyeChan Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Ahah, no, not really (at least not for me !).
Thank you!
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:iconcharsier:
Charsier Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
Hehe, well, it is a giant feather. It must take a lot of practice. x___X

:3 You're welcome~:heart:
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Renatototozao Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2008
Very Nice !!!
U r a amazing drawer !! XD
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amazing!
:heart:
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Minx188 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008
Your gallery is marvelous. Your work are in mixed media, it shows you have skills in a wide range of meduims not just one. Brilliant. Just a quick question , in arcylics do you use the" feathering " method in order to blend the paints togerther to create a smooth tone?
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KmyeChan Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2008  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:) To be honest, I've learnt acrylics on my own by trial and error, and I don't really know what the "feathering" method is...! I just take very small amounts of paint, than spread them on the paper with light strokes using water to smooth the thiner parts, and I work like that using many layers until the colour is correctly blended and consistent.
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TheTerribleBeauty Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
It's beautiful. Kind of creepy, though, in a good way. Like The Nightmare Before Christmas. I love it.
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Asfodelo Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008  Student General Artist
great work with the colors!
yeah, I love quills too...don't know why, though
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27melody27 Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2008
i wish i had such talent... it's beautiful :)
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