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"The Forest of the Whispers" by Cris Ortega

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An old artwork from my artbook Forgotten 1. I did this one back in 2006. I was searching for an old-school feeling, inspired by the old masters of rennaissance and pre-raphaelism. The story of this picture in the book tells about a personal re-tale of the greek myth of Arachne.

Done mostly in photoshop, not sure about how many time it took, but somehow around 100 hours.

The image is available in Forgotten 1 book and also in portfolio, postcard and calendars. More info here.

Artwork (c) Cris Ortega / Norma Editorial, S. A.

5 Aug 2010:-) Dimitris Lagos
it can be classic...
24 Sep 2010:-) Jake hasha dixon
your gift will and has come to use

30 Oct 2010:-) Christina Leigh Shockey
I agree with Marieka--except that this is too beautiful to be real! I love her face, and her hair is really georgous.
22 Nov 2010:-) Katharina Christina Reimann
WOW!!! This is a stunning and beautiful picture well done! You are a perfect artist!
24 Feb 2011:-) John Kang
Love the detail on the rose petals.
11 Mar 2011:-) Crina MBenedek
I love that you have an artistic culture and this inspire you in a brilliant , exquisite and original way
14 Apr 2011:-) Katrina Ann Clay
true appreciation, absolutely amazing!!!22
15 May 2011:-) Kalle matti kurkinen
awesome atmosphere..
17 May 2011:-) Rachel Thérèse Mahoney
I like how you seem to have made bits ad pieces of her look like part of her surroundings, such as her skirts and the water, or her hair and the spiderwebs. very original and wonderful !
30 Apr 2012:-) Khrista m Kozdra
There is a sadness in her eyes...
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'The Forest of the Whispers':
 • Created by: :-) Cris Ortega
 • Copyright: ©Cris Ortega. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Arachne, Forest, Golden, Greek, Myth, Nymph, Roman, Spider, Woods
 • Categories: Magic and Sorcery, Spells, etc., Romance, Emotion, Love, Woman, Women, Book Illustration, European Traditions, Mythology
 • Techniques: Computer Painted from Scratch
Modpick •  Mod Pick at: 2010-07-16 01:54:12
 • Submitted: 2010-07-13 19:04:50
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