Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
March 23, 2011
Image Size
1.3 MB
Resolution
1510×2700
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
23,459
Favourites
1,314 (who?)
Comments
134
Downloads
375
×
Steam Tale by UlaFish Steam Tale by UlaFish
I started this piece several months ago as a pen-and-ink assignment, and I've been slowly working it up to a colored piece ever since. A steam-punk beauty and the beast.
Add a Comment:
 
:iconjusttheta:
JustTheta Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014
It looks so much like Otto and Victoria!
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Technically, this came first (I think), so Otto and Victoria looks so much like this XD
Reply
:iconjusttheta:
JustTheta Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014
oh sorry, I didn't know that (:о
Reply
:iconwell-you-dont-say:
well-you-dont-say Featured By Owner May 20, 2014  Professional Artist
This is gorgeous! 
Reply
:iconelitedemonslayer:
EliteDemonslayer Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
XD looks like octo-dad! :3
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Yep, but for the record, I drew this at least a year before Octodad was developed XD
Reply
:iconadeleddr:
Adeleddr Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This made me laugh so hard XD
Reply
:iconilikecommas:
ILikeCommas Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
What a classy fellow.
Reply
:iconcaraval:
Caraval Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013
Beauty: Beast? Watch the hands ~glare~

servants: ~sigh~ And he was doing so well
Reply
:iconlaserdatsun:
LaserDatsun Featured By Owner May 30, 2013   Digital Artist
This illustration really touched my mind. I immediately associated it with "Space Age Love Song", "Transfer Affection" and "I Ran" Which of course are songs about falling in love with an alien (kind of) :giggle: [link] [link] [link]
Reply
:iconashbet:
ashbet Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
There is nothing about this that I do not adore <3
Reply
:icondanman2014:
danman2014 Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2013
There be tentacles!!! could get interesting!
great job by the way.
Reply
:iconescadeus:
Escadeus Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2013
Love this
Reply
:iconerlkoenig:
erlkoenig Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
A cephalopodic gentlemen automaton, interesting concept indeed.
Reply
:iconoregoncelt:
Oregoncelt Featured By Owner May 16, 2013  Student General Artist
I see it not so much as an Automaton, but that he figured out how to place himself in a more upright form, so its a truer steampunk, in that the "cephalopod" is actually quite a bit smarter and built himself a chasis with which to follow this gorgeous woman onto land, and to court her with. Or what have you.
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Why, thank you kindly.
Reply
:iconflamme-doudoune:
Flamme-Doudoune Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
Really nice concept :)
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
Reply
:iconfluffmoth:
Fluffmoth Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012
This is just briliant!!!!
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
:D Thanks!
Reply
:iconmzclark:
mzclark Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2012  Hobbyist Interface Designer
omygosh thats such a cool idea!!!
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
Reply
:iconbelleseven:
BelleSeven Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
I love this so much! It's like an alien, steampunk Beauty and the Beast! I love that he's holding a flower. Your art makes me happy and makes me want jump into your worlds and know the characters.
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
You flatter me! Thank you.
Reply
:iconmurderousautomaton:
MurderousAutomaton Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2012
Very cool! Love the design. ^__^
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
Reply
:iconmurderousautomaton:
MurderousAutomaton Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2012
You're welcome! :D
Reply
:iconaioliki:
Aioliki Featured By Owner May 24, 2012
I read the description and it's genius. :D
Reply
:iconianmsquee:
ianmsquee Featured By Owner May 11, 2012
Very Cool! :iconahoyplz:
Reply
:iconjohnnyrocker666:
JohnnyRocker666 Featured By Owner May 2, 2012
Amazing!
Reply
:iconyyanaoni:
YyanaOni Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2012
That steampunk beast, all hands that one. lol
I love it, nice job!
Reply
:iconbamillustration:
BAMillustration Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Professional General Artist
Whoa, watch those hands, buddy!
Very beautiful.
Reply
:iconphobiasphobia:
PhobiasPhobia Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is one of the coolest things i have ever seen. I like the octopus more then a wolf creature for the beast
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Well thank you!
Reply
:iconphobiasphobia:
PhobiasPhobia Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Bravo
Reply
:iconannedromeda:
annedromeda Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
how did you get the texture in the background with ink??
this is awesome.
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Watercolor texture overlay :)
Reply
:iconjantineartisan:
JantineArtisan Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012
Saw the Rose and thought "Beauty and the Beast".
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
And that's exactly what it is!
Reply
:iconjantineartisan:
JantineArtisan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
It also proves you work it very good, since I got the reference striaght away.
Reply
:iconjantineartisan:
JantineArtisan Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2012
Oohhh, Aren't I a clever girl :D

(Keep in mind I never read the description)
Reply
:iconspacecadetamy:
SpaceCadetAmy Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2011   Digital Artist
That. is awesome.

I like how he's just kind of groping her, haha. The rose is another cute little touch.

Awesome concept and piece!
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Hah! Yeah, he's a touchy-feely kind of octopi...
Reply
:iconxxxmemoryxxx:
XXXMemoryXXX Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2011
No matter how slimey or underwater you can be, I will always love your hands groping my long dress. KISS ME YOU FOOL. Oh I'm stupid.
The womans dress is absolutely stunning, and the small patch at the bottom underneath is a nice touch.
Mr.Octopus is fairly handsome. All green and whatnot :iconloveloveplz:
Reply
:iconulafish:
UlaFish Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
:D Thank you.
Reply
:iconnekita-devine:
nekita-Devine Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist
this is gorgeous i love the colour and texture you put into your drawings
Reply
:iconquin-kilkziard:
Quin-Kilkziard Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2011
love the concept
Reply
:iconphillipkennedy:
phillipkennedy Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011
I love, love, love your style. Voodoo, Steampunk, it all just makes sense with the treatment you give it.
Reply
:iconsliversun:
Sliversun Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
Nice work. Please do more!
Reply
:iconapplephobia:
applephobia Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2011
This is one of those moments when I go "Why didn't I think of that?!"
I think you truly achieved something new rendering this old fairytale: the idea is so simple yet it has that wonderful twist in it!
Reply
Add a Comment: