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"Cousins" by Anke Katrin Eissmann

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'Even as he spoke thus, they heard a cry in the woods, and they stood still as grey stones, listening. But the voice was a fair voice, though filled with grief, and it seemed that it called ever upon a name, as one that searches for another who is lost. And as they waited one came through the trees, and they saw that he was a tall Man, armed, clad in black, with a long sword drawn; and they wondered, for the blade of the sword also was black, but the edges shone bright and cold.'

JRR Tolkien: Unfinished Tales: Of Tuor and his coming to Gondolin


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29 Feb 200445 Rosanna E. Hans
One word: wow.

Wish I could think of something more constructive to say...hmm...I like the grass and their cloaks...and what's it done in?You mean the medium? It's watercolour.
1 Mar 200445 Charlie K
Yep, thats impressive!Thanks.
3 Mar 200445 Margaret
Third comment dance! Third comment dance!
I've looked at your web page, and appreciate your work even more. Beautiful monochromatic work here.Thank you.
10 Mar 200445 Feanor
Very well done. Its been a while since I have read Unfinished Tales...the man with the sword would be Turin? He looks like Turin should...good detail.Aye, it's Túrin.
2 May 200445 Slai
You´re a real pro! ...
31 Jan 200545 Zenna
first, let me that i absolutely love all of your drawings. you have an incredible talent and a great perception of the characters in these books. (i envy you so). i have a question, merely out of curiosity and mostly out of awe: how do you get all of the fine details in? i personally prefer drawing in pencil, though i love admiring works in all mediums, and am unfamiliar in the delicate art of watercolor. how do keep fine details from smearing, or keep white from turning a different color? how long does it usually take to paint a picture like this? i'm so curious, and i apologize for it, but i am simply in awe of your amazing ability. you are truly inspiring. thankyou.
- Zenna
8 Oct 200545 Little adanel
Aww. My very favourite scene from Tuor's story. And... it's... just... *has no words left* Ah well. I love your pics 2
6 Jan 200645 Mook
The detail in the grass is impressive, it must've taken quite a while!
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'Cousins':
 • Created by: :-) Anke Katrin Eissmann
 • Copyright: ©Anke Katrin Eissmann. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Beleriand, Elf, Man, Mormegil, Tolkien, Tuor, Turin, Voronwe, Watercolour, Winter
 • Techniques: Watercolour
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2004-02-23 15:18:24
 • Views: 3952
 • Resolution: 700x537

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