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Link and Princess Ruto - Bathe in Time by ProjectVirtue Link and Princess Ruto - Bathe in Time by ProjectVirtue
I actually started this last year when I picked Ocarina of Time for my 3DS and I realized Princess Ruto actually looked quite pretty, for a Zora that is. I was always kind of a fan of how cute she acted around Link. So I decided to give them a dip through what we can presume to be Lake Hyrule. Yes Link should probably be wearing the blue tunic, but his green is too iconic, and maybe Ruto is helping with the oxygen supply ;)

All in all, I really enjoyed doing this piece. It was a lot of fun and I learned a lot doing it. Took around 40 hours I think (I really need to work on drawing faster) in Photoshop with my Intuos3.

Please enjoy and leave feedback down below :)

Happy questing in Hyrule~
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Given 2012-06-21
ghost-nerdy Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014   General Artist
wonderful work 
Demon242 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014
Wow. This is beautiful. I always found Ruto cute and likable. I just never got the whole "she's a weird fish-girl" thing. She was just cute and attractive to me. And your work is just stunning. 
Austria-Man Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2014
That pic is a masterpiece! I can't say more about this.
But do you mean, Ruto helps him with a kiss?
TaeKwonDoMonk Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is some exceptional and awe-inspiring work! :icongreatjobplz:
Nagneto Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
"Wait! I'm not wearing the blue tunic!" X_X
YoshiCrusader Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Lmao XD I was about to comment that hahahaha XDDD
Oddbairn Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2014
This is so pretty! So epic! >w< Really well done!
Fri-Disseny Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student Interface Designer
<font><font>Solo decirte Que Hiciste Un trabajo estupendo. </font></font>
<font><font>Es Una ilustracion Llena De Vida y Emociones. </font></font>
<font><font>Enlace y Ruto estan en perfecta Armonía. </font></font>
<font><font>Colores Y Contrastes esplendidos. </font></font>
<font><font>Mis dos Personajes Preferidos "The Legend of Zelda" en Un Extraordinario marco. </font></font>
<font><font>Sin Duda Una de las Mejores Obras Que He Visto. </font></font>
<font><font>de Mis Queridos Zora y el Héroe MAS Famoso de Todos Los Tiempos. </font></font>
Fri-Disseny Featured By Owner Mar 4, 2014  Student Interface Designer
<font><font>Solo decirte que hiciste un trabajo estupendo. Una ilustración llena de vida y emociones, Link y Ruto estan en perfecta armonía,colores y contrstes esplendidos. Mis dos personajes preferidos The Legend Of Zelda en un marco extraordinario, sin duda una de las mejores obras que he visto de mis Zora's y el héroe más famoso de todos los tiempos. Algún día quiero llegar a dominar el Ps para poder transmitir cosas tan bonitas como tu has hecho. Enhorabuena.</font></font>
MaddieBat Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I feel like this ship is quite underrated.
Gorgeous art!
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