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A forest by Aerion-the-Faithful A forest by Aerion-the-Faithful
Hello again dear watchers and watcherettes,

This week I'm trying to get back to posting regularly and even though the holiday season's fast approaching has me busy like you wouldn't believe, I want to still show you artwork whenever I have a free moment.

With the whole 'The Hobbit' fever going around (which I must admit I have been feeling myself too!), this illustration I did a while back for Dave Pauwels seems very appropriate.
I've always had so much respect for J.R.R Tolkien's legendarium that I dare not illustrate it, knowing how wary he was of illustrators and their interpretations. However, upon receiving this assignment, I did my best to do justice to what I found so magical in his books. And that isn't the epic battles, undead armies or powerful wizards. It's the trees and the wind, the rivers and the sun upon the grass of The Shire or Lothlůrien; it's the simple things, that make this book great.

I hope I've done the Lady of the woods some justice here and see you all soon!

NamariŽ!

Nic.-
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RevealedFromtheVoy Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ahah dat face !
Very funny with this smile :)
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Aerion-the-Faithful Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
:)

Thank you!

Nic.-
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RevealedFromtheVoy Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You're welcome :D
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Saya-Aria Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2013
Absolutely gorgeous!
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ColdDayinHades Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
ooooooohhhhh, reminds me I'm writting a story invoving a modern Morrigan....
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing work, as always. :aww:
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MaKo85 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Lovely Galadriel :heart:
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bepiotter Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
You nailed it man, with the image and with your description of the books. Cheers :beer:
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Scumdog47 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
Yay!
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SpectorKnight Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
An unexpected delight, to paraphrase the title of the first chapter (or first film). I think you've done a wonderful job on capturing an air of elvish beauty with this portrait. :)
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