|7 Jul 2012|| Gabi Lorenz|
Wow! This is breathtaking! Been staring at it for a long while and still I can’t find any words to do it real justice. Richard Claraval
replies: "Thanks, Gabi. I’ll be having a few more published soon I hope. "
|20 Jul 2012|| Daniel R Baker|
Superbly done. Has all the strength of a guy whose name means "He Who Arises in Might." And you can see those discordant thoughts in the Ainulindale already bubbling to the surface. Richard Claraval
replies: "Thanks Daniel!
Great to have someone understand the piece well. You might be interested to know that I used the young Marlon Brando as the chief model -- not the nose obviously.
I was interested in capturing his deviousness too.
I have done a more sort of abstracted Melkor as a etching which I will be posting. I’d be interested I what you think of it.