|17 Jan 2001|| Tamsin isles|
ooh, i love the colours in this. the kind of dark maroon and crimson against the blackground of back work very nicely. what medium did you use for this? i can't work out if it looks like coloured pencil or some delicate pastels... hmm. it's a lovely image, though!
This is actually colored pencils, it was an intersting project I had to do for school. I could only use certain colors and this is what I thought up.
|20 Jan 2001|| Audrey Whitham|
So that's what Helen of Troy really looks like! Looks really nice, i like how you blended everything.
|24 Mar 2001|| Monica 'Starling' Izcovich|
Oh, I love this! So well done... the face is just perfect, and I love the colours!
|24 Apr 2001|| Carly Ennor|
This is lovely! I'm a big fan of coloured pencil but I can't get such beautiful effects such as this. She looks so peaceful. The analagous type colour scheme is really effective.
|21 Sep 2002|| Katherine Sanchez|
This is gorgeous! If I had a criticism, it would be that the nose is a tad small, but it's still better than any of my stuff! The colouring is exquisite!
|17 May 2003|| Hannah Burrows|
This is so good! This is definetly the face that launched a thousand ships (no, not the other way all you saracstic people!) she looks beutiful, really bold and strong! The shading is exellent! I cant do that (dang it!) though, i think her nose is a little on the small size, or her mouth is a little wide, not sure which o.0 cant even critisize properly anymore! *sobs!*
|13 Jun 2003|| Baba|
is't she supposed to have blonde hair? Her nose is way to small and her lips are a little big, but she is beautiful!
She looks amazing, realy!
In the story I read she was mean, but was the most beautiful woman on earth, the book was The Goddess of Yersturday!If you like to read it.
|7 Oct 2004|| Student of the Arts|
This is a veyr interesting depiction of Helen of Sparta/Helen of Troy. Despite media depictions of a blonde hair and blue eyed beauty, you have chosen to add crimson touches to a very rouge theme. Is there a particular reasoning behind this? Perhaps it is representative of the blood that was shed in her name in the Battle of Troy (which lasted ten years). And is there a reason you have chosen to give her very modern, straight hair? Greeks, even as far back as the Greek Dark Ages, when the Battle of Troy was taking place, wore their hair in tight ringlets created with their own version of the curling iron. Interesting work, I wonder how much thought you have given to your reasoning though, it seems as if you have simply drawn a very pretty girl.