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TRC-Difficult Despair by AkiAmeko TRC-Difficult Despair by AkiAmeko
:star: TSUBASA RESERVOIR CHRONICLE SPOILERS :star:

OMG WUT HAPPENED?! 0.O

Fai fanart?! Where'd that come from?!

Ok. I've had a rather biplor day and a half. Yesterday was going ok. I went and watched the first ep of the new Tsubasa Tokyo Revelations OVA, and finally got to witness that tear-jerking scene in which Fai and Kurogane are talking, and Kurogane confronts Fai about his situation, why he used magic to get them out of Lecourt country, and pretty much told him to get over whatever was haunting him. (And, excuse me for being quite frank, grow some balls, LOL. :XD: ) In any case, Fai pretty much collapses and has an emo fit inside his head, because he let himself get so close to Sakura and Syaoran and he's only afraid he will hurt them...

So I got inspired, took some screenshots, and started sketching. It was then that I got a phonecall from my pissed off boss and it started my depressive mood that carried over into my drawing, and later into the night.

But this morning I started painting it, and well... I think I'll call it an ARTISTIC BREAKTHROUGH. Not saying I'm awesome or perfect or anything, because I'm not by any stretch of the imagination. ^^; But I found a technique that I think...really WORKS for me. And I've been on cloud nine all day because of it.

So in a way, this tribute to Fai is also a tribute to hope for all the emos. LOL.

Now on the picture itself, I referenced a screenshot where he was slumped on the floor after Kurogane left, and said something like "I know I have to forget, but it's difficult." I originally was gonna have the full body version on the right, but I didn't like how it was coming out. So I decided to put in what he was possibly thinking about at that moment...? His homeland, Celes. :heart: (Ok maybe it doesn't look like Celes, but NOW YOU KNOW WHAT IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE) And of course swirly blue magic is love. :heart:

I'm also quite happy that I now have some decent Fai fanart. :heart: I'll try to get more of his face in next time, LOL.

It's ok emo-face. We can't stop loving you. :heart:

Fai D. Flowright (c) CLAMP

EDIT: AND UBER GLOMPLES TO THE WONDERFUL :iconalliechan77: WHO HELPED CHEER ME UP! :heart:
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:icontonishi:
Tonishi Featured By Owner May 28, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thats pretty cool! You even got Celes Country in there
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AkiAmeko Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2009  Hobbyist General Artist
Which was a pain as well as a pleasure to draw... I did really enjoy the process in this piece. :3
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dopey21 Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
omg i love it its so sweet!
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:iconakiameko:
AkiAmeko Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
<33333333 Thank you! :heart:
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dopey21 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
your just very good but i'm sure that you get that a lot
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AkiAmeko Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
^///^ Yes, I do. But thank you anyway! :heart:
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dopey21 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
LOL
:)
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tpohrock1 Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2008
i'm so sorry i didn't comment! *slaping self* i should go to hell i mean to comment after but this work of art disrves so much more! so beautfuil! *tear*
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AkiAmeko Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2008  Hobbyist General Artist
TwT Aaaaw, that's so sweet of you! :heart: It's no biggy, I don't expect people to comment, but I'm still thrilled about any feedback I receive. ^_^ Thanks! :heart:
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tpohrock1 Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2008
no prob
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