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ROBOTECH: The Beauty of Micronization
Miriya Parino, Finest Combat Ace of the Zentraedi undergoes the mirconization process so she can infiltrate the SDF-1 and search out her "nemesis" Max Sterling.   Micronization was a protoculture intensive procedure reserved for only the most important of missions.

Always wanted to do this piece, but had a heck of a time figuring out how to do it tastefully without departing from the way the scene was depicted in the OS.
Original Sketch and Coloring in Manga Studio 5
time:  Approx 8 hours
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ROBOTECH:  Bioroid Speed Paint by LeElf
ROBOTECH: Bioroid Speed Paint
Quick inspiration while on this SC kick.  Took about an hour to jot down this slight rework of Zor's ride.  I'll likely finish this piece with much more detail, some more rebooting, and probably take a swing at the man himself. 
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ROBOTECH:  Dana Quick Sketch by LeElf
ROBOTECH: Dana Quick Sketch
I've always loved the Southern Cross.  Warts and all.  The characters are great, but always had a hard time reconciling Dana's appearance (I fully understand why she doesn't look anything like Max/Miriya)...This is my attmept to put her into context with the rest of the Sagas.  I'll take a swing at a retcon of her uniform, but this is a quick sketch to try and capture a liekness that fits in both worlds, the Mikimoto style made famous in Macross and Southern Cross OS.

Hope you like it!

Original sketch and colors in Manga Studio 5
2 hours
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Star Wars: Leia's Secret
Princess Leia on Bespin in something a little more comfortable.  Based on the cover art of The Princess and the Scoundrel by Irvin Kershner.  

Original Sketch and colors done in Manga Studio 5.  Please Fave or Comment if you DL!  Thanks!
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ROBOTECH:  Sue Graham by LeElf
ROBOTECH: Sue Graham
Original Sketch and colors in MAnga Studio 5.  Please fave or comment if you DL!  Thanks!
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     Opportunity to get work done seems limited.  Real life takes it's toll.  I am currently working on other projects when not actively pursuing pieces I can post here.  Someone who has been a busy little be is Christian Kaw.  His new ROBOTECH Facebook page is really cool, and as the name suggests...Visionary.  If you appreciate pure Robotech art and imagination take a look at his new opus!  Bravo Christian!!

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LeElf

Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
United States
I am an amateur self taught artist with a strong Sci Fi leaning. Currently I am developing my own skillsets and working on improving my workflow for a possible future in illustration. I have a full time job, so what little time I have remaining goes to my art...for the time being.

I encourage discussion on my page, and am using my art to answer questions I've had about one of the influential series in my life Robotech, or Macross as it is also known.
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Which sketchbook piece would you like to see finished first? (Note: Valkyrie Approach is nearing completion) 

35%
8 deviants said Macross saga
22%
5 deviants said Robotech Masters
17%
4 deviants said Something explaining how the Ikazuchi Carrier works
13%
3 deviants said New Generation
9%
2 deviants said Recovery
4%
1 deviant said A mecha sketchpad piece
0%
No deviants said Spectre Fighter
0%
No deviants said Make up your own!

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Regesta Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Hi! I loved your art and gallery. It looks awesome and appeals to everything around it.

Care to give me a Llama? (coz llamas are awesome.)

Also, check out my Facebook page (if ever you have a facebook.) and if you do like it please do like it! (not so much to see, New page.) (improvements are imminent.)

www.facebook.com/ArtRegesta <<< :heart:

Thank you so much!

P.S. You do lovely women! Great job!~
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TheSkaldofNvrwinter Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
someone loves Robotech more than I do :)
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AbelMvada Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Hi, LeElf - thanks for letting :iconatariforce: show off your Cyberball quarterback!
You're more than welcome join our new group, should you feel so inclined, or to check out the galleries anytime you like. Cheers!
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LeElf Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks Abel! I appreciate the invite and for the support of my work!
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AbelMvada Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014   Digital Artist
My pleasure! I hope you'll come check us out. :) (Smile) 
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XFozzboute Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fave.
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AloisFisher Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013
Wonderful gallery!
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LeElf Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks!
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SultanOfAwesomeness Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
have a great birthday! feelin' the groove
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LeElf Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow Thanks!!!
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