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Plethora of Bugs by TheRyanFord Plethora of Bugs by TheRyanFord
Done by special request of James Sutton.
This basically combines my butterfly, ladybug, and plasticy logo thing into one image.

Its actually rather nice as a desktop.
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Dragolux Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing. Simply amazing. I wish I could create such fine works.
Dragolux Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2007  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing! I absolutely love it! :o
phlezk Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2007
wow i never commented on this? lol. my apologies.
SvTAnD Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2007
tnx.. good work!)
edeziner Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2006  Professional General Artist
very pretty.
Kjherstin Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2006
great work you've done here
MelissaGriffin Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2006  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow,this is so beautiful.Nice work! :clap:
Steelo23 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2006
This Wallpaper made me want to become a designer about 3 years ago. Thanks man.
phraseology Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2006
awww, I love the baby ladybugs.....I like the colors as well, bright give off a "happy" feeling =)
mrbarcode Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2005
this - is - REALLY - nice

amazing work!
shitforbrains Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
REALLY nice!!! :clap: I especially like the little lady bug!! truly WOW!! :blowkiss:
TheRyanFord Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
Coming from somebody name "shit for brains," that means a lot. ;)
shitforbrains Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
:giggle: :bug: ;P
krash Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005  Professional Photographer
is there a 1600 x 1200 version of this one Ryan???
TheRyanFord Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005  Professional Interface Designer
No, it's an old one made at a time when 1600x1200 wasn't as common.
krash Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2005  Professional Photographer
bummer :(

Thanks though..
Kaylazelda Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2005
So your the person who created this? Wow. I've seen this piece get around and I thought it was just a piece of art, didn't think there was any logic behind it.
Congrats; its not often that I find the creator to a wandering piece of art I see on the web. XD
externaluseonly Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2005
Very nice image,
when i first saw it I thought it was a promotional advertising image.

I think the image makes the Q look like a exciting full of life kinda thing or place.

And it does make a great wallpaper :)
MissM69 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2004
Beautiful colors and detail :)
MelissaGriffin Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2004  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this wallpaper alot! :nod:

Androhazard Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2004   Interface Designer
awesome wallpaper with awesome colours! just what i was looking for :aww:
Kaynne Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2004
:bulletblue: So full of beauty and very gorgeous with a soft design :bulletblue:
heerothewizard Featured By Owner May 25, 2004   Photographer
Beautiful! But how did you do it??? Care to share? :D
trevor-gfx Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2004
One of the best wp for me, wonderful
samus90 Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2004

i loce it =D=D=D=D
Yo1-SA Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2004
very nicely done! The colours worked well with each other... lovely wallpaper!
Sickie Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2004
props for using the word plethora :) +fav
drizztdourden Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2003
Superbe! I love your bugs...and this is a simple and relaxing composition. I like much the gentle colors.
Again a lovely creation ;)
onyxabrasion Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2003
Very beautiful... soft even.... +Favorimatization
SystemOverload Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2003   Interface Designer
i like this.. very creative and nice looking.. nice job
-ace Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2003
LOVELY!!! +fav
82deg Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2003
i think i just found my new WP :kiss:
atila Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2003
impressive work, i love it! its so perfectly done... great...
dr-bipolar Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2003
First off, I would like to say, I am amazed by what I hear is your airbrushed butterfly, Worship

I love the detail on both bugs, down to the red shadowing on the lady bug and the veiny appearance of the butterfly wings.

As a minimalistic wallpaper, this gives off a cheery feel and realy does complete the landscape we call desktops ;) (Wink)

My favorte part would have to be the texture you made for the background, really ties it all together with a 'naturesque' feel

The mass amounts of the mini bugs under the main ladybug takes away just a little from the rest of the piece, might watch the amount placed in the future?

Overall, I think this is a positive wallpaper that speaks mulitudes about your ability
garfield101 Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
teh background is great also the butterfly so great...
toxic-erotica Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2003   Writer
Bugs! :D (Big Grin)

Cute, great work- LOVE the colors! So bright and vivid!!

kornicita Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2003
Esta super linda
sally Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2003
gotta new wp :D (Big Grin)
nieman Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2003
I love the background texture. It's smooth, color blended, not attracting the eye, but it isnt a plain solid color that almost offends the eye. I always love your color choice as well... you never seem to just pick a popular color that will get approval, but more, work at making your own style fit in with the mood and feel of your work. Especially in this one and some others I spot in your gallery, I see a lot of low-sat colors, which I personally love.

It works great as a background wallpaper for many reasons. It has the logo in the center. Sort of the unnatural part to the wall. There are a lot of active pieces, and wonderful images, but the logo doesnt fit in the scheme, it's the alien image, of sorts... so it draws attention. Then there's the detailed, insects all around it, drawn towards it, further increasing the eye movement. towards one point.. not all over the place. And damnit man, if I don't love those critters... so gentle and complacent.. detailed, intricate, lovely pieces of recreated art. A good mirror to the real world. And in some you add your own creativity to the beautiful art.. such as the ladybug, but that just makes it a little less cliche, and more original, and interesting.. sets it aside, so to speak.

I don't like the heavy shadow underneath the central logo. It looks wierd, and contrasts too much with the light, smooth, flowing, fitting wallpaper as a whole. If you made it smaller or just added a dark highlight on the bottom half, or lower-right half, or somewhere in between.. it'd be better IMO.

I think the light inside the sphere is kinda harsh too :( (Sad) Makes the Q kinda hard to decipher easily as it gets to the lower half. I do like the subtle lighting around the larger insects and the logo... but maybe add some subtle darkening around the edges, more specifically the emptier upper corners..

Great piece, I'm definitely downloading it for later use, probably the next time I change my theme.. I only selected my current one probably 10 mins ago lol
mergatroid Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2002   Photographer
Rather nice as a desktop?

I think its a bloody fantastic desktop ;) (Wink)
bright-nature Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2002  Hobbyist General Artist
this is all i really wanted for a desktop Heart's so bright..and nature..LOVELY Love
+fav ^^
danny- Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2002   Digital Artist
amazing! logo and the ladybug are awesome!! :) (Smile)
morpho Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2002
very nice work :D (Big Grin) i specially like the butterfly +fav
juliette Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2002
Can't get enough of the butterflies.
lordmarcus Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2002   Writer
very awsome
sfmoe Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2002  Professional Photographer
well i like all of it but you know what i meant right?
sfmoe Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2002  Professional Photographer
i like the lady bug very much
littlelea Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2002
you have no idea how hard I have been looking for the ORIGINAL of this WP... I keep seeing versions of it, skins of it... desktops of it.. but have until now not been able to find IT!

Needless to say I love this WP... quite possibly the most wonderful WP I have ever set my eyes on!

wonderful work!
subtle Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2002
my new permanent desktop. thank you :) (Smile)
Zlatty Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2002  Professional Photographer
...very sweet....
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