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ASARIAN

Regret
Monday, January 15, 2007

A (better, IMHO) variation to a Mal piece I posted a few hours earlier. Just a very simple theme: Mal's regret over having slept with Nandi. Actually, at this point in the conversation with Inara, at the end of HoG, Mal regrets ever having met Nandi (primarily because he feels he caused her death). Right before Inara tells him she's glad he got to spent her last night with him, and Mal will ask: "So, you weren't before?" Which is where the quote comes in: "Regret is insight that comes a day too late." Mal will soon realize how hurt Inara really was. But by then it will be too late.


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COMMENTS

Monday, January 15, 2007 1:00 PM

XEYRA


Wow, this is beautiful! I love the effect, almost like a painting. The blending is great, and so very perfect, with Inara crying in the background. The text is great. Lovely, lovely work asarian.

Monday, January 15, 2007 5:42 PM

ARTISOXYGEN


ditto what Xeyra said
It's beautiful...

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 10:46 AM

AGENTRUSCO


very lovely.

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 8:20 PM

BLUEEYEDBRIGADIER


Utterly fantastic work here, asarian! Definitely loving the theme and imagery you've harnessed:D

BEB

Thursday, January 18, 2007 6:49 AM

KAYNA


Oooo! One of my favorite folks here does my favorite character. Gorgeous. How did you do that paint on canvas look? is it some kind of filter? I really love how it works with this.

Sunday, January 21, 2007 12:23 AM

JETFLAIR


Wow asarian......you need to do Mal more often! That's a masterpiece!

Sunday, January 21, 2007 3:01 AM

ASARIAN


Thanks, guys. I appreciate your comments. :)

Kayna, the primary filter I used to get that paint on canvas look was "oil painting". Mal's face was, of course, done differently. I think I first did a "soft solarize" to make it match the rest of the atmosphere. Then, many light filters ("skylight" and such), and additionally "light caster" sources (from Mystical).

Thursday, January 25, 2007 12:58 PM

FOLLOWMAL


Just like everyone who has commented I love the painting effect that you've given this. Such a beautiful expression of regret on Mal's face...the oil painting effect just adds to the pathos.

I echo Jetflair.. do more Mal, RB!!


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