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Jenny M. Heidewald

"Seeley (long view)" by Jenny M. Heidewald

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This is my best painting. I can't get it all on the scanner so I'm taking snippets of the important parts. The hard thing about working with oil paints is that you have to get the subjects skin done really quick, or your paint'll dry on the pallet and you can't get that shade again. So I can't go back and rework anything. Seeley is a jungle elf, and I had a lot of fun painting his face which turned out better than I had hoped. :)
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28 Jan 200345 Amara
*swoons and falls off chair* OHMIGOD! So lush!!! I cant use oils, only water colour. *Sighs and sings 'You are are very lucky, lucky,lucky ,lucky. Runs away in embarrasment*

:-) Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: *bows* Oils aren't all that hard to use, just practice. 2"
5 Feb 200345 Chaos
His body is a bit disproportionate, but for all I know, you might not have been using human proportions, so I don't think anyone can comment on it until you say what sort of proportions you were using. Overall, it's an incredible painting! Kudos to you on your painting skills! I couldn't paint a good picture to save my life, but at least I can draw well ^-^ Gotta be thankful for what you get! And, once again, good job!!!-

:-) Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: Well, I was trying for Wendy Pini proportions, the long, tall, super-skinny yet muscular type. "
20 May 200345 Skybreak
Good job! It really looks like an Elfquest elf! In my opinion, he looks like a mixture between Mender and Strongbow. Keep up the good work!

18 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: Yeah, I had a crush on both those elves...<2 Thanks for the comment!"
17 Sep 200345 Saskia de Korte
Yup yup! See?! I was right! You DO know ElfQuest! ^^ YAY!!! Yeah, I know a Wolfrider when I see one. I think he has more of a Strongbow guy! ^^ Keep it up!

1 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: Yes you are right. 2I really liked Strongbow, but I have never put up any of my fan art of him in the fanart gallery (where Mender and Nightfall reside). I actually had a story to go with this one but I forgot most of it, he is a lower ranking elf in his society. He is a guide to rich snobby elves who want to see the untamed parts of the jungle. That is about all I remember, maybe he was a third son to a snobby elf and wasn't expecting to get any inheritence so he went off and did his own thing. 2"
24 Dec 200345 Ah-CHOO
Like the effect the oils had on the greenery around seeley. Very organic and nice.

18 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: Thanks! It always seems easier to do trees and greenery in paints, and on a black background. I need to get some black gesso so I can stop having to paint the canvas black and wait for a few months for it to completly dry so I can paint on it!"
9 Feb 200445 Lilangel
Agrees with shadow
he does look like a elf virson of tarzan^^; (in a good way of course)

1 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: AIIIEEEEEEIIIIEEE! *SPLAT!* No, that was my face meeting the keyboard because ofthe sneaky beast called sleep, not the elf smacking into a tree! <1"
16 Aug 2004:-) Heather A. Baszynski
He can come and save me anytime! I love the colors of his skin & and highlighting is very detailed. His muscles are very perfected. The background is great and I never would of thought of using purple of all colors and it looks awesome!

2 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: Hi again Heather! Thank you for your kind words, and yes purple is one of the best colors for shading ( along with blue and some greens). It's amazing what colors you can use that you would have never thought of using, it was a lady at a convention that let me in on the seceret of the strange colors. 2"
3 Aug 200545 Star Wars freak
No, he should be George of the Jungle! Watch out for that tree!

1 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: *SPLAT!*"
12 Aug 200545 Dani girl
OOOOO and elf in a loincloth..WOOT WOOT.....haha sorry i had to do it...love the painting love the elf..LOVE UR WORK...^^..

7 Jenny M. Heidewald replies: "Jenny's Note: *laughs* If he didn't get that response at least once I think he would have been disappointed! 1 "
30 Mar 2009:-) Jeanette M Thomas
Gorgeous. With the purple background, my eyes keep thinking I should see him surrounded by grape vines - A sort of Dionysus - but He had a panther skin. Still seems like an elf of nature’s bounty.
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'Seeley (long view)':
 • Created by: :-) Jenny M. Heidewald
 • Copyright: ©Jenny M. Heidewald. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Elf, Jungle, Loincloth, Moss, Oilpaint, Tree
 • Categories: Body Study, Elf / Elves, Erotic Fantasies, Sexy...
 • Techniques: Oil Paint
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