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Calijn ´Tiamat´ de Jong

"Lord of the Mearas" by Calijn ´Tiamat´ de Jong

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Shadowfax from the Lord of the Rings Trilogy.

When I read the book, I imagined Shadowfax to be a dappled gray or perhaps a silverdappled horse. In the movie, however, he was almost as shineh white as Gandalf's White outfit.

I liked the concept and made a picture of the movie Shadowfax.

Still like my mental picture of the Silverdapple better though.

Shadowfax (c) J.R.R. Tolkien
picture (c) me

EDIT: replaced with a better scan.

1 Sep 2004:-) Jenna May Blyth
OMG no comments yet?!!! *1st comment jig* this is amazin! I love the technique/style u've used, and the anatomy is amazing, love the pose 12

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "Thanks! I'm really glad with the way this picture worked out, and I'm happy to see you like it! "
2 Sep 2004:-) Bianca Kaakschlief
WOW! Just seems like him! Like the lord of the Mearas! So powerful! Great work!

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "I always imagined Shadowfax as a rather powerful horse. Like a PRE horse (Pura Raza Espanola - Andalusians) or maybe a Lusitano. Thoug I didn't use reference for this picture, I did draw it with an image of a PRE horse in the back of my head. 12 "
29 Oct 200445 Starz
Awesome picture, horses have got to be the least forgiving animal to draw, yet you have done an amazing job with this one. Everything from the way the hooves are, to the movements of the legs and even the highlights of the muscles. It is truly amazing!

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "Thank you very much! I'm glad you like the picture. There's something about the hind legs of the horse that troubles me, though. But I think it does not harm the picture. 2 "
30 Oct 200445 Wild Blood
Beautiful! reminds me of a picture called dancing in the spray. Georgeous horse.

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "Is 'Dancing in the Spray' also an Elfwood Picture? "
6 Jul 200545 Amber
*gasp falls on floor and passes out*
(2 miniuts later)

sorry this is amazing my friend draws and watching her draw or talking about drawing horses makes ME cringe. but you have done so well keep it up

*gives you a dude salute and then dies from the greateness*

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "*calls an ambulance for Amber* Thank you for your comment! I'm glad you like my artwork so much. I just hope it isn't as lethal as you say. 12 "
29 Aug 200545 Tinytim
I love this horse the lighting, the texture *going on and on about what's so good about this picture for two hours*
so anyway i absolutely llllllllloooooooooooovvveeeee this picture *gasping for breath because of such a wonderful pic* keep up the work for my sake

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "Thank you for your comment! I have some new updates, I hope you like them as much as you like this picture. "
4 Dec 200545 Anonymous
Love it! Totally amazing love everything! I love the contrast, and i loved the style, horses are near impossible to draw but this is perfection! Absolutely amazing

:-) Calijn 'Tiamat' de Jong replies: "Merci! I'm very flattered, even more so since this picture definitely has some faults. But thank you very much! "
3 Sep 200645 Anonymous
beautiful work!!!! I luv horses as well....Really really good work2
27 Feb 200945 Anon.
OMD you are such a talented Drawer i wish i could draw horses like that, i can draw them but not as well as that!! I love shadowfax 1 Horses are my fave animal so great job!!

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'Lord of the Mearas':
 • Created by: :-) Calijn ´Tiamat´ de Jong
 • Copyright: ©Calijn ´Tiamat´ de Jong. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Acrylics, Chalk, Dancing, Fax, Fellowship, Foam, Gandalf, Horse, Horses, Lord, Lordofthering, Lotr, Mearas, Movie, Of, Pastels, Prince, Rings, Shadow, Shadowfax, Silver, Stallion, Steed, The, Tolkien, Towers, Two, Water, White
 • Categories: Normal Animals (Cats, horses, fish, etc), Fan art
 • Techniques: Soft (Chalk) Pastels, Acrylics
 • Inspirations: JRR Tolkien
 • Submitted: 2006-07-24 14:25:44
 • Views: 1456
 • Resolution: 345x473

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