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Ekaterina Kovalevskaya

"Aredhel" by Ekaterina Kovalevskaya

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It is a portrayal of Aredhel Ar-Feiniel, Eol's wife and Maeglin's mother.

Aredhel Ar-Feiniel, the White Lady of the Noldor, daughter of Fingolfin, dwelt in Nevrast with Turgon her brother, and she went with him to the HiddenKingdom. But she wearied of the guarded city of Gondolin, desiring ever the longer the more to ride again in the wide lands and to walk in the forests, as had been her wont in Valinor: and when two hundred years had passed since Gondolin was full-wrought, she spoke to Turgon and asked leave to depart. (JRR Tolkien, Silmarillion).

As for this picture, Aredhel  is represented here in Gondolin, before her trip from which she will return in many and many years.


24 Dec 2008:-) Bridget Johns
amazing, i wish i could draw like you can!
27 Dec 2008:-) '' AlpineBob ''
Another gorgeous gal standing in a beautiful dress in a breeze. Ho hum... 12
LOL, no I never take a gorgeous girl for granted, art or otherwise.
I haven’t even looked at it in large size yet and she already captivates me.
19 May 2009:-) Désirée Dippenaar
Wow, beautiful! You did her dress excellently, as well as her hair. Great face expression too - it really shows her wish to leave. The shading is excellent as well!
Reminds me, I really should read the Silmarillion again...
19 May 2009:-) MT Starkey
Magnificent. Great shading, detail.
23 Aug 2009:-) Sarah Aiston
1 Sep 2009:-) Natalie Adams
beautifully shaded, your work on fabrics is incredible.
2 Nov 200945 Lisel
OMG...Absolutely Stunning
24 Oct 201045 Zoe
AWESOME 1 <3 Aredhel
21 Feb 2011:-) Chamilia Lúthien Tinúviel
You are giving me the urge to reread Silmarillion 17
11 Dec 201145 Simon Oppermann
It looks as if the dress and the hair will just start to move in the wind and all of Gondolin will come back to life once more as the suns rays peer through the clouds of Morgoth to once again shine on the white city of Turgon.
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 • Created by: :-) Ekaterina Kovalevskaya
 • Copyright: ©Ekaterina Kovalevskaya. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Aredhel, Elf, Gondolin, Silmarillion
 • Categories: Elf / Elves, Book Illustration
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2008-12-09 13:44:32
 • Views: 8134
 • Resolution: 641x850

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