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Gina Canady Adler

"Lilac´s Grove" by Gina Canady Adler

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The war had come to England. The fairies and other magical creatures retreated deep within their mountain kingdoms. Except for Lilac, she felt sorry for the humans trying to protect the land and freedom. She decided that she would help them as much as she could by coming out late at night and sneaking into the local abbey turned into a makeshift hospital. Staying close to the shadows so she could hide her wings she went from bed to bed helping the wounded and comfort the dying. She had becomme known only as Angel with her soft touch and peaceful smile. After a bomb had hit part of the abbey and the hospital moved, Lilac stayed to help those who wandered in for shelfter or help. It had become knowns as Angel's sanctuary and even today as the lilac flowers now grow wild in the abbey, she tends those in need and cares for the graves of those who had made the greatest sacrifice for others. If you are quiet and hve a true heart you might catch a glimpse of her picking lilacs for the soldiers.

0.5mm pencil on medium weight paper.

7 Jun 2007:-) Anne Wipf
Beautiful. And so detailed. Great work.

11 Gina Canady Adler replies: "Thank you again!"
17 Jun 2007:-) Heather M. Heiser
What beautiful line art!! The detail is simply wonderful. Keep up the awesome work!!

1 Gina Canady Adler replies: "Thank you Heather!, I know it takes me a while to get pieces finished."
15 Jul 2007:-) Rebecca Hobbrechaun Dias
I could almost say i love the background story more than the drawing.... but they are both equally wonderful!
love her hairdo!

:-) Gina Canady Adler replies: "Thank you very sweetly!"
17 Jul 2007:-) Jessica A. Hartzell
I really like your attention to detail. I also like the fact that your shading looks quite real. And to top it all off, I think that her hair is done quite nicely. I hope you are doing well on all your other pictures.

2 Gina Canady Adler replies: "Thank you very very much!, I'v had to stop working for a few days while my Mom is here. We are working on cleaning up the pile of boxes in the art room. should be back to work very soon."
4 Oct 2007:-) Shawn Hughes Jr.
Wow...your sense of depth is especially realized in this piece. I would never have the patience to draw that many tiny flowers slowly fading into the background. But this piece did something else for me --by accident, I'm sure-- but still. You concealed her wings just enough to where I didn't notice them for a while, just like she tried to do in the story.

I almost hate myself for having to do this, but I must critique on this piece. Her face doesn't seem to match her head, if that makes sense. Her hair is facing directly toward us, but her face is twisted inside it, as if she turned to look sideways and left her hair behind! It makes for a somewhat awkward look to an otherwise beautiful woman and an equally beautiful drawing.

13 Gina Canady Adler replies: "After this piece I had done one other and figured out my main problem with them. My table was laying flat, so as I was working I was actually looking at it at a very bad bad angle. So bad that her face looked more round until you stood it up and stepped back and it was elongated. A big "DUH! DOH!" moment for me. So now the table sits at a angle so I can see better while I'm working.Just a note, I will never ever ever!, Ever!, try and draw lilacs again. *crossed eyes* LOL"
4 Oct 200745 Natalie
that is really creepy.......
she looks just like my aunt.....

12 Gina Canady Adler replies: "Hahahahah!!! I hope that's not a really bad thing."
30 Oct 2007:-) Michael pixie john
Lovely story , and the picture is amazin
is that overgrown ruin abbey in england there today ?
Pencil works always appeal espesh
when they're so good

1 Gina Canady Adler replies: "Thank you very much!! The abby is actually right out of my head so it doesn't exist. At least not to my knowledge."
23 Jun 2008:-) Fidreamer
*is speechless*

:-) Gina Canady Adler replies: "goodness, I hope that is a good speechless. 12"
9 Oct 2008:-) Hannah Lemoine
I love all your ladies, the tecnique, the hair, the flowers, the fabrics. But mostly I love the fact that they look like real ppl, beautiful but not perfect, with a lot of personality. Great going.

:-) Gina Canady Adler replies: "Thank you very much, That is what I was hoping to achieve!
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'Lilac's Grove':
 • Created by: :-) Gina Canady Adler
 • Copyright: ©Gina Canady Adler. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Fairies, Fairy, Fantasy
 • Categories: Faery, Fay, Faeries, Romance, Emotion, Love, Woman, Women
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen
 • Submitted: 2007-06-06 23:19:36
 • Views: 1835
 • Resolution: 525x712

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