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July 29, 2008
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Ocean and Under by frankhong Ocean and Under by frankhong
Title: Ocean and Under
Name: Frank Hong
Country: Canada
Software: Photoshop

Ocean and Under

6 hours Photoshop CS3

A canceled commissioned piece, i decided to finish it anyways because i liked the start of it. would be a waste not to have this done. So folks, here it is.

Using quite a lot of textures and some matte painting techniques.


Shark referenced from Corbis/Denis Scott
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Given 2008-10-23
Ocean and Under by *frankhong is jaw-dropping fantastic. Realism, with the hint of paint strokes and textures! This painting really gives the viewer the effect of underwater with perfect lighting and details, just amazing! ( Suggested by elicoronel16 and Featured by cosmosue )
SweetyPieCupcake Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
i love the way the shark is looking like :D
Antonio-Figueiredo Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Davidkemker Featured By Owner May 29, 2012
Dear frankhong,

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May I have your permission to feature your painting, “Ocean and Under” in our digital gallery for World Oceans Day? is a completely free learning resource that currently receives more than 3 M hits per month from teachers, students and people from all walks of life the world over. Should you allow us to feature this work, it would become its own web-page, linked to your site, giving you and your work the exposure it deserves.

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If you decide to take part in The MY HERO Project, I would need a jpg file of your art to and please include a few words from you about the ocean.

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The MY HERO Project Gallery
Mezame9 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My best friend just HAS to see this :love: :wow:
(I :heart: Sharks)
emicharlotte Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
I'm scared of sharks but I like this picture a lot, the colours are beautiful n_n
Necromanicer Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2012
Awesome !
sierrashorses Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2012  Student General Artist
Sweet, good job! :) But I would be a little scared if I saw the shark swimming. XD:
swordsmanyukiri Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2012
idk why the shark looks so kool though XD
CJRiswhoIis Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2011
Oooooo, you are so talented!!! This looks amazing, great job!!!
KabutomaruCN Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2011
tutorial pls!!
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