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Lantern Fairy With Mask by mattwatier Lantern Fairy With Mask by mattwatier
After finishing the painting "the Caterpillar"

for the page Night of Lights I decided that the night of lights would be a masquerade party. So, I painting a mask, added jewelry, and a tattoo. Hope you like.

This is from my book "The Secret Magics of Maine"

"The Secret Magicks of Maine." is collection of fairytales, myths, and bedtime stories.

You can buy the book at Xlibris. Or learn more about the book at my website .
Other pieces in the book are:

Go to the cover to learn more about the book.


The book is broken into the four seasons and the ocean. Here are the chapter heads of the book.
SPRING


SUMMER


FALL


Winter


Ocean
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Given 2007-03-14
Lantern Fairy With Mask by =mattwatier stands out for its rich colors, details, and a natural feel: this piece sure does tell a story. If you like storybook illustrations, you should check out the rest of his gallery. ( Featured by MidnightExigent )
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Aibo2 Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow kinda, he said as he zoomed past. :iconhumlaplz:
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:iconnerisiren:
NeriSiren Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011
Her wings are so spooky! They remind me of leaves that have been chewed through by insects. And I love the mask!
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Angie-Pictures Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2011
Great work. Congratulations to the DD. :iconflowerheartplz:
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Heidi-V-Art Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2010  Professional General Artist
So creative and unique! Nicely done! :clap:
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joeyddizon Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2009
wow beautiful!
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Chiamata-alle-Arti Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2009
Our compliments!
We would like to publish this work on the next issue of our italian art-zine named CAA -Chiamata alle Arti, themed Mask.
thanks
The team

You can see all past editions here:
[link]
The deadline for this issue is 15 september 2009.
send to: caa@psdrevolution.it
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more info: [link]
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Neosamael Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
OMG! It's wonderful!
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
thanks I am glad you like this painting. It is part of my now published children's book. You can find out more about my book at my website watier.org.
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AF-studios Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2009
Hi :wave:
Your beautiful artwork has been featured in Behind the mask news article.
Hope you dont mind.

:aww: :kiss:
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2009  Professional Digital Artist
not at all
thanks
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:iconmorganobrienart:
morganobrienart Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008
really fantastic work! keep it up!
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blackthornart Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2008
love it :heart:
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AprilMcGuire Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2008   Digital Artist
the colours are gorgeous [again] and I love seeing small fairies upon large bugs, so cute!! :+fav:
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
thanks I love when people like my work.
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AprilMcGuire Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2008   Digital Artist
of course :aww: you're welcome :blowkiss:
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:iconisdrake:
Isdrake Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2008   Digital Artist
That's awesome. :D
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:iconjussta:
jussta Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
Hello there :wave:
Your art was featured in new Fridaylicious article: [link] :)
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:iconorangeclementine:
Orangeclementine Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2007
wooooaaaa :love:
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carly2004 Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2007
love it!!!!
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:iconword-worth-1000-pics:
This deviation has been chosen as a feature of the week
on *Word-worth-1000-pics which is a community project
promoting artists on dA.
It has been found browsing from the word of the week : "LIGHT/s " :lightbulb: :meditation: :sun:

:bulletblue: To know how it works: [link]
:bulletblue: F.A.Q. : [link]
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CAMartin Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
awesome lighting! brilliant!
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S-Khj Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2007
i am in love with it!!!
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matchstickgirl Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2007
wonderful !!!!
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
I am glad you like the piece.


Matt
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Luntary Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2007
ohh!!
wanderful work!!
I have´t word!!!!!
:clap::clap:
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thank you you could try it in spanish and I would translate.
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Luntary Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2007
you are welcome dear!!!
:hug:
And I do not have problems with the English but if you want to practise I write to you in Spanish.:aww:
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germaine-en-tongs Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
i love this version alot better (the face seemed a little odd to me)
it's really neat here!
(lighting, texture, and the tattoo!)
:love:
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mattwatier Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thanks. I like the mask one better too.
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iggysiddiqui001 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007
Awe! that's soo cool!! :D
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DavisImages Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
this is very cool

The lighting is great
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Atenea217 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2007
omg.. i love it!!!
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Insanegraphix Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007   Interface Designer
wonderful coloring and work.
thumbs up.
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:iconbreakmedearest:
breakmedearest Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Hobbyist
Gorgeous colors and details. I love it!
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DianAriko Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
wow that really cool and pretty
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bobtheraccoon Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Professional Traditional Artist
This reminds me of a piece that my friend did [link]
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
their painting is really cute.
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ZombieLady Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
She's so adorable!!
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ionreflex Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
i'm pretty sure you meant "love"...

:+fav:
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catfish07 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
this really reminds me of the movie ferngully.
did you get the idea from it?
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
no intentionally but I do love the movie for many reasons.
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catfish07 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
me too. :)
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oOoserenityoOo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
Wow.
I would love to paint this or color it on my walls with chalk. :D
Very nice!
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mattwatier Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thanks
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oOoserenityoOo Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
You're welcome :)
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littlebit17 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
wowwww~~~~~~~great! >o<
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aRogue Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
Super! I love the style of illustration.
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:iconmattwatier:
mattwatier Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007  Professional Digital Artist
thanks
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aRogue Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
Super! I love the style of illustration.
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Gla-la-lam Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2007
Heeehee.
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