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Arwen by Tifaerith Arwen by Tifaerith
I put this drawing into this section even if I don't mean it to be a sketch (I spent far too much time on it to consider it a sketch...) But when it came to scan it, it was the same as usual: the result is completely lame. The paper is too thin and the lines either come out too visible, or too invisible....
Anyway, this is almost (I did some impROvement on it later) the drawing I gave Alan Lee when I saw him at a great bookshop. I already had to make him sign my book of LOTR, which was quite paralyzing for me, but I managed to gather enough courage to give him this, and he was really happy^^
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TrainScribbler Featured By Owner May 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh my, this is just wonderful <3 She really looks like I had envisioned her in the book, with her cap *happy sighing* And I love the softness of her skin and the way the light you've created seems to sheen off her. Just lovely.
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NordicLynx Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's refreshing to see a new version of her even if I love movie-Arwen. And the shades are so soft and pretty. Nice work :)
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Darkendrama Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Fabulous!
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Celefindel Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
Wow, I envy you for meeting him! :)

The picture is very beautiful! I love it! She has very much strengh and age in her eyes I think, and the solemnity of the portrait fits very well. The black background too makes it look like an old fotograph *g* And finally, the ornamental design with the leaves on the bust are quite something new and unseen :)
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Tifaerith Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you :) It's an old drawing now, but all these very nice comments makes me want to do another drawing from LOTR :)
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Celefindel Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
You're welcome. I think, you should ;)
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Annathelle26 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Oh, lovely technique!:love:
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Ragnelle-was-taken Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
I like your Arwen a lot. And I like the media you have used: the coloured paper and the pastels (are they pastels? It look like it to me), gives is a softness that I like a lot.
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Tifaerith Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks, it's really old now so I see all the flaws! It's not exactly pastel, it's more white chalk :)
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Geekoftheworld Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013  Student General Artist
This is lovely. Is this the first outfit she is described as wearing in FOTR?
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