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Green Hills by 2dforever Green Hills by 2dforever

I recently met a nice fan of my work, who in particular liked my Sonic pictures. It made me think about how I’ve struggled in the past to make a Sonic piece that would appeal to the 6-year-old version of me, so I worked on this!

Classic Sonic and classic Tails. Look at Tails! How did they manage to screwup his cuteness?! I wanted to capture the essence of old Sonic games through the bright colours, the blue Sega sky and the classic style characters.

I guess it’s also a tribute to the 20th Anniversary Sonic game, Sonic Generations. Which in my opinion is the best thing Sonic has done in the past 15 years. It’s tough being a Sonic fan.

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PurArgent Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2016  Student Digital Artist
Amazing! Ive been taking a lot of inspiration from Sonic on my game project Ive been working on since the past months. ^.^
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Strikehawk Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2016
Always great to see an art of sonic :)
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SafeGaming89 Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2016  Hobbyist
Cool! This is so well detailed, I especially like the star effect as if Sonic picked up an invincibility box. I don't know if that was intentional or not but its still a pretty nice touch though. Great job with this! :D
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MyhLoka Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I 1st saw this in Google Plus. I had a dreamy impression when I saw this, but I got kinda sad because in Google Plus the PNG images lose its qualities. I'm actually glad I found the original in deviantArt. Keep up the awesome work!!
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2dforever Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Great! I'm glad you managed to find the original :) I like to keep my artwork fairly high quality for people to enjoy!
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PixelSwapper Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
That's some majestic material bro.
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alessnilsen Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Awesome work! ;)
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SikyuSonic Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so awesome! The fact that I played Sonic 2, makes it even better :D You did a great job drawing Sonic and Tails, really captures that old classic feel running through green hill. Wonderful detail! :)
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2dforever Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
In my opinion, it's still the best Sonic game! Glad you liked the pic :)
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SikyuSonic Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem it was well done :D
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BMania-SketchesIII Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is really beautiful~! Amazing job!
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TheBlondeComet Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015
Very good job!
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:iconpokeman25:
pokeman25 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Way past cool!
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foxheadTails Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2015
This is the real deal man!
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violetthebat1 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
great!
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Atariboy2600 Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2014
Love it!
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lodzia3 Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2014
Whoa, this so "clean"! Amazing indeed!
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Aerobian-Angel Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
Whoa... this is FANTASTIC.
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Team-Lava Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This sort of gives me a silicon graphics vibe.
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:iconritnox:
Ritnox Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Very cool.
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championchap Featured By Owner Sep 18, 2014
Classic Sonic is the only Sonic as far as I'm concerned. Great job!
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LilacPetal123 Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey Sonic, hey Tails!
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steveagoto Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Endless love & praise for this illustration!!! Well Done :D
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brettacular Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This is really, really cool.
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edtropolis Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I knew that the 90s still existed somewhere...and part of it is preserved in this masterpiece...thank you so much. =D
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2dforever Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Hah! Thanks for the kind words :) And thanks for commenting as I got to see your awesome gallery too!
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9Karl Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014
I don't like when they are classic, i prefer when they are modern or boom. But that's a good picture, it's nice colored. so done 
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2dforever Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I'm glad you like the piece regardless :)
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Haventownsend Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Reminds me of all the "Sonic the Screensaver" images. So simple, but so empowered.
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2dforever Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Great :) I'm glad it made you think of the Sonic screensaver images, as it's *kind of* along the lines of what I wanted... but my own take on it at least anyway. Thank you for the kind words!
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Haventownsend Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You're always an inspiration, no matter your subject matter. If I wasn't busy NOT making trains crash into each other I'd take artwork as serious as you.  I love how you can make source material your own style while rendering it similar to the originals. And you definitely enjoy your work.

Keep it up! :D
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2dforever Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You get the award for making my day :) Thank you for such kind words!
You're definitely right about enjoying the work. Some people say you shouldn't do your hobby as a job, because then you have to find a new hobby... but I disagree. I wouldn't have it any other way!
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Haventownsend Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's actually what happened to me before I became an engineer. I used to fix computers, then I ran my own store. Now I refuse to even fix my own computers. But its usually stress that kills your hobbies. 
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Golden-Anchor Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014   General Artist
sweeeet!!
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KissSh0t Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Very nice work.
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fatguy88 Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
great job im not a massive sonic fan anymore but this brings back good memeories
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janthekiller Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
awsome, now imagen these as the tails doll and sonic.exe, with fitting surroundings.
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Jopeja Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, wow, this is really good!
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AndrewMartinD Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Professional Filmographer
Holy crap this made me shed a tear of awesomeness, such good memories of these games!!
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ProfessorMegaman Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very nice. Makes me think of the good ol' days.
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G-for-Galdelico Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sonic to the fullest! Awesome, man.
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Twero Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Classic pose! :D
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fedde Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014  Professional General Artist
Nice painting! I like these classic looks of Sonic and Tails.
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