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Something else close to my heart, besides warriors, the big cats. This one is for :iconkissmypixels: and for :iconboris0317: who both celebrate birthdays this month. I'm early, but hey, better than late, lol Thanks for looking, for past comments and thoughts and have a good one!!!!

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:iconart0holic:
Art0holic Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013
wow love it
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013   Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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:iconart0holic:
Art0holic Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013
ty for sharing :)
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:iconreelovespina:
Reelovespina Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2010
This is so gorgeous, deff' fav :)
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2010   Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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:iconreelovespina:
Reelovespina Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2010
Your welcome :)
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:iconchapstyle:
chapstyle Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Professional General Artist
Nice work! :D
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010   Digital Artist
Thanks!
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:iconchapstyle:
chapstyle Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2010  Professional General Artist
no problem. :D
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:iconpvalentega:
pvalentega Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2010  Professional Photographer
stunning!!!
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2010   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:icontasuki-kitsune:
Tasuki-Kitsune Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2010
Amazing! :O
do you render these with a type of program?
its so interesting! OwO
i like the fur on the tigers!
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2010   Digital Artist
Thank you! Yes, I rendered this with Poser and did the post work in Photoshop.
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:iconjazzine:
Jazzine Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2010
WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!! awesome render!!
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010   Digital Artist
:blush: Thanks so very much!
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:iconjazzine:
Jazzine Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2010
welcome
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:iconhera-of-stockholm:
Hera-of-Stockholm Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2009
Love it!
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2010   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconhera-of-stockholm:
Hera-of-Stockholm Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2010
Welcome :icontiggerplz:
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:iconinsanecatlady:
insanecatlady Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
A beautiful render of some awesome subjects in a wonderfully relaxing scene
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2009   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconolgola:
Olgola Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2009  Hobbyist Digital Artist
beautiful!
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2009   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconalfteconish:
Alfteconish Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's ' good pic
What you use to do it??
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you, I used Poser and Photoshop.
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:iconalbinea:
Albinea Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008  Student General Artist
From all big cats tigers are my favourites :heart: Truly beautiful picture, worth a fav :)
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you! And thanks for the fav on it too! :)
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:iconeastrider:
Eastrider Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2008
"Digital Art > 3-Dimensional Art"

MAY FUCKING GOD, THAT'S NOT A PHOTO??!!!1 O__O

Great... :stunned:
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2008   Digital Artist
Ahem, nope, not a photo, lol! Ws a lot of work though, about 35 hours worth or thereabouts. Thanks for the fav on it too.
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:iconthe-lioness:
The-Lioness Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2008
Oh wow. This is amazing work! Awesome Job on it. =D
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you very much! :)
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:iconkaanamoonshadow:
KaanaMoonshadow Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
You have been featured :rose: [link]
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you!!!
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:iconkaanamoonshadow:
KaanaMoonshadow Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2008  Professional Digital Artist
:glomp:
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:iconkaremelancholia:
karemelancholia Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2008

Congrats!!!
I've featured this creation in the March Visual Art Features.

Check it here : [link]
This feature is also in the news so more views for you : [link].
Please check it to view other's art and fave the news article if you like it!

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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2008   Digital Artist
Thanks so much!
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:iconwebwenchginger:
webwenchginger Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2008
All of your work is inspiring, thank you for sharing it! This one captures the "catitude" perfectly! :+fav:
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you very much!
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:iconwebwenchginger:
webwenchginger Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2008
Just wanted to let you know that this piece is so awesome, I'm featuring it on my journal!
:clap:

If you'd rather I didn't, just let me know!
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you!
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:iconchaoticambition:
chaoticambition Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2008
Very beautiful piece of work with stunning detail.
You're very talented! :3
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2008   Digital Artist
Thank you!! And for the fav on it as well!
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:iconchaoticambition:
chaoticambition Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2008
You're more than welcome. :3
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:iconlorivintage55:
LoriVintage55 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2008
This is sweet :aww:
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2008   Digital Artist
I think cats make wonderful subjects.
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:iconlorivintage55:
LoriVintage55 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2008
Indeed :nod:
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:iconskipychic:
Skipychic Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2008
Oh, my, I just wanna curl up with them.. that'd be so cool
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:iconart-by-mel-da:
Art-By-Mel-DA Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2008   Digital Artist
Yea, it might be, glad you liked it!
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:iconskipychic:
Skipychic Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2008
you're most welcome :)
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:iconfreyals:
freyals Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2008
:aww: !!! :clap: love the cats! What a great place for them to live too!
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