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the Maiden by aridante the Maiden by aridante
Fixed the category description, yayyyy.....two more to go. :) (Smile)
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Letenastare Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2005
Beautiful work ! :heart:
pearwood Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2005  Hobbyist Photographer
I've always thought that she ought to be Goldberry, aside from the little dragon, of course. I think it is the unselfconscious graceful loveliness and even playfulness.
Steve T
AnimeElf Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2004  Hobbyist General Artist
that's awesome!! she looks like a gypsy *-*

i wanna be a gypsy.

karya Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2004
i like the black & white draw :clap:
seir Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2004
Very nice shading; the folds in the fabric are really good too.
LadySilverHawk Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2004 wow.. i can say wow at the pencil work, the grace, the pose.. wow. Very nice!
girl2004 Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2003
Oooh, I love the shading!
ebene Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2003
Simply amazing. IMF!
whiteravens Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2003
beautiful. There is no other word for it!!!
paper-wings Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003  Hobbyist General Artist
Tottaly love the details in this, Wonderful peice, keep up the great work!
miskis Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
this is so awsome ..the details..there is not one piece in your entire gallery that isnt outstanding..keep doing what you do!!
amenok Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2003
you are such a talented artist indeed, just looking at the way u capture the flow of the clothing and hair as well is just amazing :O_o: i hope i could one day be half this talented :worship: lol =) keep it up nyah
timshinn73 Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2003  Professional General Artist
Excellent drawing and rendering skills! Keep it up!
wjhez Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2003
Great Shot.!

Nice Color's..!

Here! this ;) (Wink) many beautiful good manner good thought ...!

Cool Stuff ....!
kitsuneko Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i love this! very detailed. will you be making a colored version? it's lovely!
bustermaximus Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2003
Lovely. I has a bit of that Larry Elmore quality to it. I think it's the whole corsetted beauty and dragon thing. Great tonality to the entire piece. I especially love the foliage of the plants.
lex-g Featured By Owner May 22, 2003  Hobbyist General Artist
That dress 'n' hood looks great... So real, almost looks unconfortable... ;) (Wink)
samael Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2002
Hm... reminds me of Faile.
lenapo Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2002   Digital Artist
beautiful! the folds here are so well done
sooj Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2002   General Artist
KAWIIIIIIII HOLY MOLY this pic is wonderful! the detail and skill you have an used is fabulous!!! wowee! the detail the detail!!!
srgio Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2002
Another great piece. I still can't get over the way you create all this different textures, from her clothes to the tree, and with the way her clothes and hair are moving, you can almost see the wind blowing by her.
jaxspider Featured By Owner Oct 21, 2002
I may not have the perfect words to explain my thoughts... but I can assure you, this image has really up there with the Magnifest works... like monalisa and such. I really love this image. :D (Big Grin) I must add this to my +fav :D (Big Grin)
kiringirl Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2002  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Yay details! And bare feet, woooo! :-D
lustrum Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2002   Writer
This is great: great posture and fantasy. I really like the Medieval lorishness :) (Smile)

Thanks to Pach for unknowingly leading me to your work...
nightshaded Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2002
I love all the windblown fabric and the details on the dress...and i can't think of anything else to's too good.
: )
acmax Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2002
Great sketch, love the little dragon and all the details.
eilidh Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2002  Professional Digital Artist
Absolutely gorgeous... masterwork!
limnersphere Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2002  Professional Photographer
The attention to detail is wonderful...from her laced up bodice (sp?) right down to her bejeweled feet. The shading of light and dark is also top notch. This drawing brings to mind the illustrations in the Fairy Book series (i.e. The Red Fairy Book, The Pink Fairy Book, The White Fairy Book, etc, etc.). Great job!!!
junglechink Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2002  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
is that a little baby dragon, or something?
ur sketchy style is so clean..

are you cheating with something?
you must be taking some art-steroids!
gimme some!
momma said "share.".

methinks her head a wee bit small
in proportion to her body. but the big hair and hoodie
makes it look bigger. that's pretty cool.

love it.
warble Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2002
Beautiful! Holy shite, :) (Smile)

You have a wonderful touch for shading, and I love the fantasy feel of your artwork.

akasleep Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2002  Hobbyist Photographer
so beautiful
I hope there is a color version
lmorningstar Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2002
The shading and the details are executed impressively and elegantly.. Love

You're extremely talented with a pencil. Keep it up! :D (Big Grin) I can't wait to see the rest of your stuff; this is amazing! :) (Smile)
aridante Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2002  Professional Artist
greumach...LOL, yeah, I just caught on today, Slow thanks for letting me know!
greumach Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2002
One hundred thousand welcomes to Devart , Oh Mistress of the Pencil Rose . Your style is indeed exquisite and in the highest Victorian tradition . Iadore it . By the way there is an Indyart Fantasy section . All the Best
lubov Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2002
this is sooooooooo beautiful
heh i wish there was such a category too - i'd sit all day looking at it!
you are an amazing artis

oh need to have a look at your other work!
digi Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2002
........................................ ........................................ ..

.....................GOD DAMN
matic Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2002  Professional Filmographer
It's wonderful. You're gonna be great to have around here, welcome to DA!
enayla Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2002
Arghgh... *bows down in worship*
mimle Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2002
you have talent.
blindguy Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2002
oh wow that is so good the shading is just beautiful!!! fav!!!
arielferreyra Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2002  Professional Digital Artist
This is a beautifull drawing!!! the differents tones and graduation of the pencil makes this a very fresh image.. really great!
sentinel2001 Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002
absolutely excellent graphite, piece, gee I hardly do those anymore
meeshy Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love this picture! That little dragon is sooooo cute! Great use of shading and detail. Wonderfully constructed and composed! Keep up the beautiful work! :D (Big Grin)
inulg Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002  Professional Digital Artist
wow! awsome!! is that a dragon on her hand? ...reminds me of a book i once read about this woman and little dragons who she took care of......cant remeber what it was called...shoot Crying oh well...wonderful peice youve got here. LOVE the way you drew this, theres lots of dimention to this peice, and its so PRETTIE :) (Smile)
minix Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002   Digital Artist
Beautiful pencil work. Lovely shading and pencil strokes. The textures and details are outstanding.
darf Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002
forgot to vote
darf Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002
Beware, mylady, it might bite!!!

wow... /me is speechless... wonderfull, amazing!
I love the detail of the clothing in the wind

just... a little bit... bigger would be great :) (Smile)

MisterDoyle Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002  Professional Digital Artist
beautifully done, your attention to detail is equisite. I love the classic motif overall it's just a well executed piece. thanks for sharring.
mhatton Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2002
This is wonderful. Such detail. Everything about this is nice. I think I will add this to my favorites after I look at your other stuff.
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