|15 Dec 2003|| Gundess|
!!! This is beautiful! I love her face and her hair, it's gorgeous! I think you should finish it (assuming it's not finished) darken the wings and maybe add a background, i love this one! She looks kinda creepy with no pupils, but it's cool! Richard Bergqvist
replies: "Thanks! =) It is finished, though - the lightness is on purpose; sort of gives her a serene, ephemeral look... but I might do a new, sort of similar one some time in the future."
|10 Jan 2004|| Lyn S.|
Her feet are very nice! I like how she has no pupils.. I was told when I was younger to not draw a angels face... I think the person just told me cause it freaked her out.. Eh! I think it might just be another one of those "superstition" things.. but she is very beautiful.. the wings are cool too! Richard Bergqvist
replies: "I never heard that you shouldn't draw angels' faces... after all, thousands of churches in the world have portraits of various angels, so it sounds kinda strange to me... but I'm not a religious man, so... I don't know the first thing about these kinds of things. Glad you liked her, though, so thanks!"
|12 Jan 2004|| Lyn S.|
Oh I dont know about it either, because she told me it cause she saw an angel drawing of mine.. i think it just freaked her out! Richard Bergqvist
replies: "Ah. awright... well, that's up to her, I suppose. *shrugs*"
|7 Mar 2004|| Darkmythangel|
I think the wings could be more exagerated. here you can't really see them but the dress is amaizing. Richard Bergqvist
replies: "Well, the whole point of the picture is that you can't exactly see her, and even more so for the wings... I was hoping for a sort of ethereal type look. Thanks."
|14 Jun 2004|| Natalie Paquette|
The anatomy in this one is superb (minus the small feet) - especially the hand, and the pose itself is very natural, very... folded in upon itself, but the angle of her left shoulder shows that she really is putting weight on that arm leaning on her leg. And the fold of the wings behind her accentuates the position of her body, as well. I love it. Richard Bergqvist
replies: "Why, thank you, Natalie! =) After all, it's twenty-minute sketch - I'm amazed so many people like it so much... But you're right about the feet - drawing feet is the weakest link in my artistic chain, so to speak... =) I just can't ever get them right!"
|4 Aug 2004|| Jessica Hawling|
Promoting gallery (not my own) because it rocks but has far too few visitors. I strongly suggest you visit!
P.S I used your site for promotion because you're under my favourties list, and I only like the best
(Another reason to visit above gallery) Richard Bergqvist
replies: "Flattery will get you everywhere, my dear!
- But on a more serious note - that gallery contains some of the best watercolors I've ever seen in the 'Wood. You ladies might find a few of her pieces extra alluring, I think..."
|17 Aug 2004|| Catherine Kale|
This is so simple and yet so good. I love the way you shaped the wings, it looks so natural Richard Bergqvist
replies: "Thanks! I have absolutely *no* idea whatsoever as to how wings really look... I was just improvising, so I'm glad it turned out as good as it did."
|29 Sep 2004|| Ant|
Excellent pic man, prolly one of the best that ive seen anywhere Richard Bergqvist
replies: "damn... that's a good assessment for any artist. Thanks!"
|3 Feb 2006|| Evren W.|
|14 Dec 2006|| Anon.|
oh ma stars, this is just the kind of picture ive been looking for. WOW!!!
Oh yeah are you going to color it, i dont think that you should