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"Melkor (etching)" by Richard Claraval

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This ia a pure line etching of Melkor. It is intended as a sort of spiritual portrait and not ment to be realistic. It shows the convoluted thinking of the arch villan. As an artist I have sympathy for Melkor in his early days as his only crime then was the desire to be original in creating his own musical themes in the Music of the Ainur.




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24 May 2013:-) Kayla Dickinson
I can’t believe you have so few comments on your artwork. This is all wonderful. Kudos.

:-) Richard Claraval replies: "Kayla, Sorry it took a while to respond -- uber busy with the art thing. Thank you so much for this and your other comments -- always good to hear. The Tolkien work is a secondary thing for me -- here’s my main work if you’re interested. www.richardclaraval.com
Couldn’t tell you why so few other comments. I think my Tolkien stuff is pretty good too. Wish I could sell some as well -- if you can figure it out I’d love to know! 2
I like your drawing of the big cat I saw someplace. Is drawing something you are pursuing seriously? "
31 May 2013:-) Kayla Dickinson
I took a look at your website, and I really like your art style. I feel like a lot of the more abstract art is almost a cop-out for some people, who just can’t get down the forms of tangible things. But that’s clearly not true in your case. You have a masterful grip of the human body.

I’m always drawing (even at work!), and am currently working on a graphic novel. Always trying to hone my skill. Maybe someday I’ll be good enough to sell. =3
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'Melkor (etching)':
 • Created by: :-) Richard Claraval
 • Copyright: ©Richard Claraval. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: EARTH, MIDDLE, LORD, VALAR, RINGS, MELKOR, THE, AINUR, OF, SILMARILLION, TOLKIEN
 • Categories: Magic and Sorcery, Spells, etc., Royalty, Kings, Princes, Princesses, etc, Wizards, Priests, Druids, Sorcerers..., Book Illustration, European Traditions, Mythology
 • Techniques: Other
 • Submitted: 2012-07-20 16:48:59
 • Views: 625
 • Resolution: 456x600

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