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Sakura Matsuri by VintageWarmth Sakura Matsuri by VintageWarmth
Sorry for the lack of updates. I've been very busy lately.

I've been inspired by the beauty of Sakura Matsuri (An annual Cherry Blossom Celebration - A Botanical garden in Brookyln, NY)
They do have a contemporary and traditional Japanese music and dance, taiko drumming, ikebana flower arranging, Japanese DJs, presentations on the art of manga, tea ceremonies, japanese cuisine, workshops etc.. It was so much fun. One of the most beautiful events I've ever seen.
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Tbis is a wonderful piece you have here. I love the paper craft look to it as it give a sense of DIY style and also fragility and grace that the Cherry Blossoms are known for. I love all the textures you used and what looks like scratches on the Sun there, which all again adds to the Papercraft/DIY style of it. Appropriate use of colors and great composition really lends itself to a balanced piece and it shines as a great piece of Japanese Art. Any japanese art fan would applaud. You're a good artist and your work shows it! :D
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M-A-F Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2014
Wow this is beautiful, the colours, the shapes and the layout is so pretty!!
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Doodah Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014
this could be a nice smartphone wallpaper :heart:
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Red12Blue13sky Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014
this reminds me of a dream I had. Lovely 
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burningrage8-13 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
SWEETNESS!!! :) (Smile) Clap 
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bear48 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2013  Professional
very nice indeed
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Cypernelli Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful **
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Timatimy Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Your art piece has been featured here: timatimy.deviantart.com/journa… ! :)
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CedaCo Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2013
This is so beautiful! And it's amazing how I see any work of yours in my inbox and know immediately it's one of yours :aww:
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BMarshallARTS Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful piece.
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Minato-Kushina Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2013
I love the soft colors you used! :love:
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Morrran Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013
Sounds like a wonderful event, id love to see a cherry tree blossom live someday. But until then ill have this pic too look at, beautiful artwork.
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lechiffre17 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013
wow I loved this one!
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Ladyknight17 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Very pretty.
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zaphotonista Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
A delicately beautiful piece. Nicely done indeed.
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Isikaru Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahhh I love this very much. :la: Great textures. I love the "pop-art"ness of those blossoms. And everything. :excited:
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Koyukuk Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oooh how cute! So simple, I love it!
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VintageWarmth Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012   General Artist
Thank you kindly fellow artist! :iconcuteheartplz:
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Koyukuk Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
welcome :3
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UnrehearsedSplendour Featured By Owner May 1, 2012  Professional General Artist
This is so lovely!
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Royce-Barber Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2012
You pull this off better than other Japanese-paper-cutout-style flowering tree designs. You make the flowers have a kawaii cute design, the moon is blood red (heck yeah girl), and the overall presentation is a wrapped gift. Thanks for posting this. Stay cool my saintly graphics hero. :)
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AmbiantNight Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2011
So awesome. Love the simple beauty of the blossoms.
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es32 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Hobbyist Interface Designer
That is beautiful work. Nice textures, colors and composition.
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chimpi-habad Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2011
it's a wunderful collage :D
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CBGINK Featured By Owner May 9, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Great design work it looks like an actual paper collage. Cherry blossom's is so beautiful but the only beautiful trees growing here in georgia is dogwood's.
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GypsyBlaze Featured By Owner May 8, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
this piece is absolutely gorgeous...Cherry Blossom Tree's are one of my favorites. I love how you have some of the petals falling down, and the backdrop is beautiful as well. To me this work is very romantic and warm...it just puts a smile on my face. :)
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mrcbax Featured By Owner May 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
that looks cool :)
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ConfusedLittleKitty Featured By Owner May 7, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful. Normally I hate pink, but I think I can make an exception for this piece. I love the textures and how it looks like a collage even though it is digital. Great job!
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setokaiba200x Featured By Owner May 7, 2011
Awesome :)
You should make postcards out of these.
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Texas62Rose Featured By Owner May 6, 2011
:wave:Absolutely beautiful...I love it. The color combination you used go very well.:clap:
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JohnClavin Featured By Owner May 6, 2011
Youre just a brilliant artist Erika and a really beautiful person... and even that comes through in your work. This is beautiful...
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bear48 Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional
sweet job
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J1Star Featured By Owner May 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome!
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