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"Contemplation" by Robin Butler

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This drawing was a challenge to myself, to see what I could do by taking my time, especially on the scenery, which is where I usually get sloppy...

This piece is about the feeling you get when you walk into an old place... somewhere people were many many years ago. When you walk through these places, you can feel their memories. I can, anyway, and I love it.


Background by DeviantArt's Exhumate.

Girl by DeviantArt's Faestock.

Thank you all so much for the support!


Edit:  I have been asked to provide more reason as to why this piece is fantasy - and looking at it again, I can see why!  :P

So, here's the story that was going through my head as it was being drawn:

The place was once home to a powerful empire, long ago forgotten and left to be reclaimed by the earth, the spirits that remain are left in anguish as their magnificent home is enveloped.

A young woman, making her way through the jungle, stumbles upon the ruins.  She can feel the power eminating from the stones, but she does not understand that the further inside she goes, the quicker she herself will be consumed..  The spirits are always longing for a companion.

21 Nov 2010:-) Heather M Alley Sellers
and just read the little tidbit and how awful! powerful little story. Makes me want to write again 2
17 Dec 2010:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
Got an iPad so I had to bookmark. 3 days of ice rain followed by two weeks of -15 to -35 F weather.
Hope you staying warmer than we are. Have a lovely solstice season!
3 Jan 2011:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
Happy New Year my friend. Had a great Celtic Session New Years Day. Take care , Skip

:-) Robin Butler replies: "Happy New Year! Oh a celtic session would have been great fun! We had a few friends and family over ourselves. All the best my friend."
3 Aug 2011:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
I always end up here when I wander around. I must be hopelessly in love with this lady (;-)>

:-) Robin Butler replies: "Oh dear. Well, if I knew who she was, I would introduce you! ;P"
3 Jan 2012:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
A visit to one of my favorite works of art and a wish for a lovely New Year for you.
It’s -30 here. A bit chilly in the outhouse.
27 Apr 2012:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
Here I am again. Over 100 degrees F warmer since the last notes. Having a motivation problem. Just want to curl up here and rest.

:-) Robin Butler replies: "Aw! I feel your pain. I am feeling the weekend lazies myself. 2 Tax season has burned me out a little this year.

Thanks for stopping by, Skip! I always love hearing from you."
2 Aug 2012:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
Here I am again. Just needing a quiet spot to play a few tunes.
25 Sep 201245 Anon.
this is so beautifull totally love it, just the kind of place i love and find facinating, inspirational.
14 Feb 2013:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
Happy Valentines Day!
Many hugs!
6 Jan 2014:-) Sherman Skip Nodler
It’ a new year. Hope you are having a lovely start on a new year. I’ve been playing lots of music so it’s a good start for me!
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 • Created by: :-) Robin Butler
 • Copyright: ©Robin Butler. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Ancient, Cambodia, Fantasy, Ghost, Graphite, Mystery, Myth, Pencil, Taphrom, Temple, Woman
 • Categories: Architecture, Houses, Castles, etc, Dream Imagery, Photo-/model based compositions, or photorealism, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Mechanical/Technical Pencils
 • Submitted: 2009-05-22 00:05:29
 • Views: 2488
 • Resolution: 600x824

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