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Link and the Wind Fish by Selladorra Link and the Wind Fish by Selladorra
Edit: Now available as a print here ---> www.redbubble.com/people/selad…

This looked a lot better in my head. Seems to be the way most things are. :shrug:

"Link's Awakening" was one of the first Zelda games I played when I was a kid, and I always wanted to paint the Wind Fish because it was the most epic thing ever. Finally got around to it, only took me a decade or so!

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Edit 2014: Wow guys @_@ I can't say I ever expected a daily deviation!! Thank you artichokes and Lyricanna for the feature!! I'm so honoured!!!! :happycry: :dance: :faint:
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Given 2014-06-01
Link and the Wind Fish by Selladorra has stunning colour and depth. ( Suggested by artichokes and Featured by Lyricanna )
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This is something I would love painted on my ceiling. xP The smooth transitions of color based off of the sunlight is so nice. It gives me a calming/sleepy effect. That's why I find this so fitting. Link believed the adventure was a dream until this part happens. I feel like the only way to make this art even more stunning is if it were in 3D or ocean sounds. I like the detail in the clouds. It makes the artwork look more busy and definetly worth looking at. I could just imagine that one of the seagulls is Marin flying with the windfish. The windfish itself looks so prestigious with his tiny wings. ^^ Overall fav!
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Super-Sonic-101 Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2014   General Artist
I've always loved this piece, it is so beautiful!

I did a cover song of Ballad of the Windfish with lyrics, do you mind if I used this image in the video? :> I promise I'll credit and link back.
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Ninplanet123 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2014  Student
A.K.A. Link and the ungrateful bastard who dumped him in the middle of the ocean after all his efforts.
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Karinta Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
Wow.
*jaw has dropped*
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Selladorra Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!! :aww:
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Karinta Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome!
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LunasGirl Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is absolutely beautiful. That game was also one.of my favorites as a kid. I used to love when you finally met the Windfish and I imagine it looked just like this. Haunting yet serene and beautiful.d An excellent piece.
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Selladorra Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhh thank you! :blushes: I beat the game multiple times just to watch that ending scene. It was so perfect!
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Devine-Escapes Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2014  Professional Artisan Crafter
beautiful image
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Selladorra Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!! :blushes:
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