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« on: May 28, 2014 05:49:10 AM »

So, there is going to be a Tolkien Swap in June (sign ups start in a week) and I decided to marathon Lord of the Rings over the long weekend.

This is the first detailed portrait I've done in a while. I adore the moment in Fellowship of the Ring when Gandalf says the famous 'All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us.' I paused the movie and sketched the moment.




The quality is a little iffy because I'm using a phone camera since my scanner died last year. Sad Still, I'm quite happy with it.
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« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2014 10:11:45 AM »

It's excellent!  Well done!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2014 07:53:55 PM »

Beautiful! It has a dimension that makes it look like the old wizard himself was posing for you. That quality wasn't something you copied from the video screen - you put that in yourself!

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« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2014 10:24:55 AM »

That is one of my favourite Gandalf quotes, you captured him briliantly!
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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2014 11:03:03 AM »

I really like this. And I'm sooo looking forward to that swap! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2014 12:25:00 PM »

Thank you all!

I adore Gandalf and really wanted to catch the sparkle that he has at that moment. I've almost got all the members of the Fellowship sketched out, I just have to finish Boromir.
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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2014 06:33:53 AM »

You captured Gandalf, himself so well, as well as the inner magic he posses. 
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